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Amidst all the challenges that we are currently facing, it helps to remember that there is beauty and vibrant life in our own back yards......
Use this time at home to enrich your property to benefit wildlife and the many incredible species whose habitats we live in.

 


 

Announcements:

 Outdoor classes  begin NEXT week!
Classes will be held on the grounds of our satellite studio -
Leaf House Yoga studio

Leaf House is only 15 min. fm. Guilderland Center, 20 min. from Schenectady & Rotterdam.  Easy to access. Directions & address below.


 

Online Classes Continue for Orchid Tree Yoga students!
- Register for individual classes - 

 


 

Outdoor Yoga Classes at Leaf House Yoga studio!

The following classes will be available as Outdoor Classes beginning July 27th:
Note: outdoor classes are weather dependent.  Check the website for updates.

 

Fit Over 50 - Intermediate - Laurel Tormey Cole (Leaf House Yoga Studio - Knox, NY)

Mondays:  8:00AM  (note new class time! so class can be held before the heat of the day)
$15 (30 day packs and Wellness Package classes can also be used)
Register

This class is designed specifically for adults over 50 but is open to all students with a minimum of 2 years yoga experience.  Modifications are utilized so that students can access poses without strain while working to improve upper body strength, build full core strength and improve balance.


This class takes place at the Leaf House Yoga Studio, our satellite location, in Knox, NY. 

 

Mixed Level Yoga - Laurel Tormey Cole (Leaf House Yoga Studio - Knox, NY)

Mondays:  4:00PM and 6:00PM
Register

This class revisits basic poses, asanas, of yoga as well as developing the practice of Sun Salutations. Excellent for beginners with some yoga experience or those who have been away from yoga for some time.  The focus will be on developing full core strength as a means of stabilizing and improving balance.  Breathe and move your way to a more supple, strengthened You!  Atmosphere is light-hearted and supportive.

This class takes place at the Leaf House Yoga Studio, our satellite location, in Knox, NY.   

 

Beginner Basics - Laurel Tormey Cole (Leaf House Yoga Studio - Knox, NY)

Thursdays 8:00AM
Register

This class provides an introduction to the basic poses, asanas, of yoga as well as to Sun Salutations. Excellent for beginners with little or no yoga experience.  The focus will be on alignment and breath as you move your way to a more supple, strengthened  You!
Atmosphere is light-hearted and supportive.


This class takes place at the Leaf House Yoga Studio, our satellite location, in Knox, NY. 


 

Attending Outdoor Classes

Masks MUST be worn upon arrival and departure.  Masks may be removed during class as social distancing will be established.  Registration MUST be done online.  Payment for class is online preferred; in person payments - checks only.

Please bring the following:

Beach type towel - to put on ground under your yoga mat.
Yoga mat
Personal props - blocks, strap, rolled towel or blanket
Sunscreen
Insect repellant - the insects are minimal but this is an outdoor class.

 

Address:  99 Street Road, Altamont, 12009

The studio is in Knox, not Altamont.  Just 10 min. west of Altamont Village.

Take Rt. 146W into the village of Altamont.  Turn R. onto Main Street (which is still Rt. 146W.)  Go L. at the Stop sign (which is still Rt. 146W.)  Go approx. 3 miles and take the Extreme Left onto Street Road.  Go one half mile, .5.  99 Street Road is on the Left.
Please use all the Off Street Parking available.

 


 

Online Yoga Classes at Orchid Tree Yoga!

Hello Everyone!
We miss you all very much!

Students can utilize any pre-paid 30-day packs as well as any classes you have remaining from your Winter Wellness Package.

 

 OTY students will not lose classes that were paid for prior to the studio closure due to COVID-19.
 
 To access these classes simply sign in to your MindBody account and go to the classes tab. Virtual (online) classes are listed.
 
Sign in to register as you would for a regular class.  The instructor will email you the link to access the class via Zoom. It is not necessary to download Zoom in order to access a class.

 

You will have maximum of a week in which to access a class.  The earlier you register the sooner you will receive the class.  Access will close at the date and time of the class.  Once that class is closed you can register for the next class by going to the Arrow button and going to the next week.

Any questions - feel free to contact Laurel or your instructor via email. All emails are listed on the Instructors page.

 

- Not all previously available classes will be available as online options nor do all instructors have online recording capability from home. - 

Current Class Offerings:

Wake Up & Flow - Colleen Lyons - Available NOW

Chair Yoga - Lisa Battisti- Available NOW!

BarreFlow - Svetlana Albanese - Available NOW!
 

Register below, or go to our classes page

In order to honor the effort of your instructor in offering you this "at home" option to practice yoga, we ask that you not share the link with others as this would deprive your instructor of payment due to an unregistered student.

 


 


 

Congratulations, Orchid Tree Yoga!

Voted #2 BEST YOGA STUDIO in the Capital Region!

A special Thank You! to all the Students, Instructors and Staff of the Orchid Tree Yoga community!
Each of you make us a warm, inviting and supportive community.
Namaste! 

 


 

Virtual / Online Classes

 

Wake Up & Flow - Colleen Lyons

Saturdays:  9:00am
$5 (30 day packs and Wellness Package classes can also be used)
Register

If you're looking to build your energy for the weekend, this is the class for you! Join us for an hour of strength-building, deep stretching, and breath work, so that you can enter your weekend feeling bright and empowered.

Every class incorporates meditation at the end, which complements nicely the energy of the physical practice, so you leave the studio feeling both at ease and ready to take on the weekend.

This is a pre-recorded online class. The instructor will email a link to the class once you are registered.

 

Chair Yoga - Lisa Battisti

Tuesdays:  9:00am
$5 (30 day packs and Wellness Package classes can also be used)
Register

Chair yoga will move your whole body through mindful movements in seated and standing positions. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to improve strength, flexibility, balance, and overall wellness. Breathing and relaxation techniques will promote stress reduction, mental clarity, and improved well being.

This is a pre-recorded online class. The instructor will email a link to the class once you are registered.

 

BarreFlow - Svetlana Albanese

Thursdays:  5:00pm
$5 (30 day packs and Wellness Package classes can also be used)
Register

A challenging total body workout designed for all fitness levels. BarreFlow combines aspects of yoga, pilates, barre fitness and classic strength training. The focus on posture and form allows event the busiest mind to become more present. Modifications are given to accommodate all fitness levels. Achieve a balanced body and a quiet mind!

This is a pre-recorded online class. The instructor will email a link to the class once you are registered.

 


 

Wellness Events & Workshops

None scheduled at this time due to COVID-19

 


 

Upcoming Events & Workshops

None scheduled at this time due to COVID-19

 


 

Orchid Tree Yoga announces the Opening of our satellite location in Knox!

"Leaf House" classes are listed below and on the schedule.

All Indoor classes are currently suspended at this location due to COVID-19.  Outdoor classes ARE being held.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Stand Up Paddleboard

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP): for Absolute Beginners! and....  Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga: SUP YogaLaurel Tormey Cole, CYT

Fridays & Saturdays: 10am June 19 thru August  Thompson's Lake  - None scheduled at this time due to COVID-19.