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Free Meditation and Breathing Sessions At Eastern Athletic’s SciYoga

Hayley Winter’s SciYoga studio at Eastern Athletic is offering free yoga breathing and meditation sessions for the next few weeks. “It is an expression of solidarity to support people with post election anxiety and frustration,” Winter wrote in an e-mail announcing the sessions. Free sessions will take place from 6 – 6:45 pm on Sunday, […]

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Free yoga tonight!

Hayley Winter of Yoga Sports Science at Eastern Athletic is offering a free 45-minute yoga class tonight to help you deal with whatever stress you might be feeling about the election. The yoga/meditation session begins at 6 pm; book your spot by 3 pm today by e-mailing sessions@sciyoga.com. Space is limited. In addition to offering […]

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Breathing and the presidency: Local yoga teacher weighs in

For the last four months, Hayley Winter has been teaching yoga classes at Eastern Athletic Club as part of her Yoga Sports Science Institute. Offering classes in the morning, mid-day, and evening, she focuses on using the science of yoga to eliminate pain and stiffness and increase balance and flexibility, in a departure from traditional yoga […]

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Squadron, Community Groups Win One-Year Extension for Pop Up Pool

Brooklynites and park-goers rejoice! State Senator Daniel Squadron and the grass-roots group, Love Our Pool have won an extension for the Pop Up Pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park.  The pool will open for one more season as stakeholders continue to devise a plan for a permanent pool. The Senator released a statement immediately following this […]

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Cats & Mats: Yoga Continues at Brooklyn Cat Cafe Tomorrow

Join Luisa Noelle Howell, a certified personal trainer and yoga guide, at Brooklyn’s own Cat Cafe at 149 Atlantic Avenue, between Henry and Clinton, tomorrow (Sunday, August 28) morning at 9:30. Come stretch your body and your mind while spending some quality time with the residents of the café, all available for adoption. The class […]

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Cats & Mats: Yoga at Brooklyn Cat Cafe on Sunday

What better way to start your Sunday than with stretching and yoga surrounded by felines? Join Luisa Noelle Howell at Brooklyn’s own cat cafe on Atlantic Avenue this Sunday morning at 9:30. A certified personal trainer and yoga guide, Howell makes her cat café debut.  Come stretch your body and your mind while spending some […]

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At Brooklyn Bridge Park This Week

In summer there are many events and activities at Brooklyn Bridge Park daily; see a list of ones next week here. Parents should note that on Tuesday morning, June 28, from 10:30 to 11:30 at the small granite prospect facing Pier 3, a Brooklyn Public Library librarian will read children’s stories as part of the […]

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Cats With Mats: Sunday Yoga at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe

Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition’s very own cat cafe opened last weekend to brisk business  (full post to come on that soon), entertaining visitors of all ages who have packed the place at 149 Atlantic Avenue, only too happy to hang out with cats and kittens in the cozy space. But on Sunday morning (May […]

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