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Shawn Harrison


Shawn Harrison

Shawn teaches Gentle, Open, Yin and Kids Yoga

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Shawn Harrison


Shawn Harrison

Shawn teaches Gentle, Open, Yin and Kids Yoga

Shawn Harrison

My practice of yoga over the past 20+ years has given me the strength and ability to embrace all aspects of myself. Yoga has given me the freedom to be authentically who I am in each moment; with the only requirement being that I am mindful. So this is what I work on - being mindful. Instead of trying to fix myself, or trying to be perfect, I simply do my very best in each moment, each day, each week, and each year, to be mindful. My interest is in self-awareness rather than self-improvement. From this place of presence, the parts of me that I admire can shine and the parts of me that aren’t so sparkly have their place too. I believe, my (and everyone’s) true self is pure loving-kindness. All of the practice, study and teaching that I engage in is to this end - knowing my true self. This is what I have to share in my classes - my imperfect self, my shiny self, and my dedication to working with and exploring all aspects of yoga. I am a thoughtful, knowledgeable, kind and sometimes funny teacher. I am dedicated to offering others the countless benefits of yoga that I enjoy; it is my life’s work and my honor to share the practice of yoga with you.

My teaching is informed by my ongoing daily yoga practice and continuous study in the field of health and wellness. I completed study at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in 2003. From there, in 2004, I trained at Sivanada Ashram and Osho Meditation Center in India. The next 4 years were spent at Ananda Ashram; immersed in study and beginning to teach yoga. In 2008 I co-founded Mudita. More recently I completed a year of Yoga Anataomy study with Leslie Kaminoff, a restorative yoga teacher training with Judith Hansen Lasater and became certified as a Kripalu Yoga in the Schools Teacher. I also spend some time each year on silent meditation retreat with my teacher, meditation master, Shiva Rudra Balayogi.

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Micah Blumenthal


Micah Blumenthal

Micah teaches Open and Gentle

Micah Blumenthal


Micah Blumenthal

Micah teaches Open and Gentle

Micah Blumenthal

I do the work that I do because I believe that we are each the social architects of our society. So we can manifest whatever it is we choose and in fact, we do. I see choice as the only force in the universe. I am an artist and though my work is only occasionally in tangible form, my life is my art. The way I walk, talk, move and breathe is my expression. I believe in living in possibility, and want to prove to my kids that anything is possible, even world peace. Anything is possible. I believe that we are moving towards oneness. I work to unify where there is division. I work selfishly to expand my own definition of self till I can act selfishly and towards the good of the universe simultaneously knowing that they are one in the same. In seeking unity I work to counter-measure the us vs. them paradigm. I do all of this as a yoga teacher at Mudita, as creator of DAY 1, on the board of Wild Earth and the Center for Creative Education, as a part of O+, working at the Kingston Farmer’s Market, as a City of Kingston Art Commissioner, just as a human being working in my community and especially as a father.

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HariPrakaash


HariPrakaash

HariPrakaash teaches Kundalini

HariPrakaash


HariPrakaash

HariPrakaash teaches Kundalini

HariPrakaash

HariPrakaash teaches Kundalini Yoga, Meditation and Gong Sound Healing. In 1996 she began her practice in Woodstock, New York. She has been a teacher of Yoga since 2006. Her training in Kundalini Yoga began with Harijiwan, that relationship which continues to grow, expands her devotion and gratitude to these sacred teachings. Her Sadhana (personal practice) and classes benefit from her love for music, creative spirit and connection to planet Earth. Her prayer is that the teachings continue to flow through her accurately and authentically. She is deeply grateful for her teachers, the teachings and the energy that flows through her. HariPrakaash brought Kundalini Yoga and the "Gong Movement" to the Hudson Valley of NY in a very grassroots way, by teaching out of her living room. She has inspired and guided dozens of people to take KRI teacher trainings and become teachers themselves. She continues to inspire and uplift the individuals she teaches daily. You will find HariPrakaash at various music, yoga festivals, retreat centers like Menla and Yoga studios in the Tri-State of NY area as well as Los Angeles, CA. She holds an International KRI certification in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. HariPrakaash has attended and is certified in dozens of KRI Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 trainings. She is also a certified Hatha Yoga teacher.You can learn more about HariPrakaash here.

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Charlotte Adamis


Charlotte Adamis

Charlotte teaches Open

Charlotte Adamis


Charlotte Adamis

Charlotte teaches Open

Charlotte Adamis

Yoga has been a significant part of my life for the past 27 years. I began studying with Woodstock yoga teacher, Marsha Albert, just before I became pregnant with my first son. It was truly my good fortune to begin the yoga journey with such a wise practitioner and the days of being in her simple studio in the woods left me with the life-long impression that yoga is a deeply personal and interior journey. After Marsha left the area, I took classes from many fine teachers in the Hudson Valley, but it wasn’t until five years ago that I again found “my teacher” in Shawn Harrison at Mudita. As soon as I walked into her studio I felt the connection between teacher and student that I believe is essential for transformation. In March of 2016, I completed my 200-hour teacher training with Shawn. Once again, I thank my good fortune for having this opportunity to train with a teacher of consequence.  With Shawn’s guidance, I began the process of learning how to move away from my habit of intellectualizing and into the realm of intuition, emotion, imagination, and, yes, even confusion—yet, I believe, through regular practice, and over time, I have been moving closer towards peace.  It is my hope, as a yoga teacher, to help my students begin their own journey, or continue on their journey—finding joy and love and peace through asana, breath, meditation, and spiritual readings.

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Randy Loder


Randy Loder

Randy teaches Gentle

Randy Loder


Randy Loder

Randy teaches Gentle

Randy Loder

Randy uncovered his deep connection to the yoga practice here at Mudita. Early in this discovery his meditation practice was sparked by being with Babaji and receiving his instruction and guidance. Both of these led Randy to fully embrace the journey of yoga teaching. It is a beautiful connection to the work that Randy has been engaged in as a music teacher at Rondout Valley, exploring the breath and the effect it has on the mind and body. Randy began his musical training twenty four years ago and through this training has observed the power of the breath not only in music but in life. He explores the connection between the breath, body and mind to his own practice and shares it in each of his classes. Randy's vibrant chanting welcomes beginners and those with experience to be present and mindful, using the yoga postures as a clear path towards happiness and peace.

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Patrice Heber


Patrice Heber

Patrice teaches Open

Patrice Heber


Patrice Heber

Patrice teaches Open

Patrice Heber

Patrice Heber is a somatic movement therapist and yoga instructor who has been teaching in the field for over 25 years. She is a certified practitioner of Body-Mind Centering and a certified yoga instructor and has taught in the US, Europe, and at Naropa University. Her work is influenced by her studies in cranial-sacral therapy, polarity therapy, authentic movement practices and her early training as a dancer. She is a senior meditation instructor in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. She maintains a private practice in movement therapy and bodywork in the Hudson Valley.

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Giaco Yanez


Giaco Yanez

Giaco teaches Jivamukti Open

Giaco Yanez


Giaco Yanez

Giaco teaches Jivamukti Open

Giaco Yanez

Giaco is passionate about teaching yoga as a spiritual practice through the method of Jivamukti Yoga.  He cultivates awareness of the breath in the yoga practitioner and linking it with the artform of sequencing asana postures in a vinyasa style.  His integration of conscious uplifting music and spoken word in class offers a unique sense of joy filled wonderment.  With a mission to serve by offering these teachings, he makes great efforts to create a seamless experience that inspires a deeper connection to the Self, Earth and all beings.