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Giving Tuesday! Help HOSH Yoga Become a 20 Year Brooklyn Wellness Institution

For over a decade, Hosh has been pioneering low-cost and accessible yoga and well-being programming for Brooklyn. Our vision has been as modest as our roots as a volunteer organization circa April 2009: well-being is a right of life rather than a luxury. More calm people discover the benefits and science of flow and inner peace in their lives and in communion with friends and family. And Hosh, is a champion of mental health prevention programs for the aging and the youth. We scaled our work to over 20,000 students in Brooklyn very cost-effectively. 10 years as a non-profit social enterprise means we have provided this community with a durable social value. And thank you for trusting and supporting us. We are a market-based non-profit social enterprise of, for, and by the people of Brooklyn. While business has continued to commercialize yoga, HOSH will continue to offer universal access to yoga as it is our mission to do so regardless of skill or income.

  • On January 1st 2020, drop-in classes will be $13.
  • On January 1st 2020, all monthly sustaining memberships will be $55.
  • On January 31, 2020 we will discontinue our partnership with ClassPass.

We live in a country where healthcare inadequately promotes health preventive programs such as yoga, plant medicines, eastern medicine, tai chi, and meditation. And America is having a discussion today about healthcare for all.  Yoga is an ancestral life ethic from eastern philosophy and religion. And it is still, a cutting-edge approach indigeous to India. To our students we say to you: thank for your community presence, practice, loyalty, and blessings. We feel seen and honored by you. Hosh is a yoga and  well-being solution that continues to be here because you keep coming. Keep coming and tell more people than ever.

Roof Deck Yoga with Hosh Yoga Spring Market 2019

Now is the time to put Hosh on a forward path to become a 20 year Brooklyn well-being institution. We will be 20 years old in 2029 by being massively transformative with our purpose and existence as a community organization. Our bold mission solidity and our bold mission renaissance for 2029 is a studio that is truly diverse, inclusive, and equitable. You can’t stop the queering and fluttering of all of us as wellness tinkerers. Just in the past months, two yoga studios in this neighborhood have closed. HOSH is a mission business, this bold step is a mission decision not a business one. Hosh is still here for everyone in Brooklyn and beyond. And we believe we can be radical social advocates of well-being together into our next decade. Lets spread well-being the Brooklyn way another ten years! We are diverse in our leadership and board. And we love Hosh and this Brooklyn community. We believe yoga is a healthcare alternative and supplement for the uninsured, for low-income neighborhoods, and for all people in all places. Yoga is a tremendum preventive health intervention with known life-changing health incomes. Healing is when we can bear witness our own suffering without pain. Yoga helps us address and reduce anxiety, stress, depression, and trauma. Yoga heals and Hosh helps us eliminate institutional and market barriers to well-being by indigenizing healthcare for all. The past ten years for Hosh were about community resilience. The next ten years at Hosh is about community radiance. Let’s be a beacon of what a thriving yoga community is about in Brooklyn. We will continue to promote well-being for all people in all places because we can be healthy and happy trillionaires of good deeds.


Hosh Yoga (657 Meeker Ave) is a nonprofit organization that began to provide open level yoga classes in McCarren Park to the public. Hosh was able to open their own studio in July 2010. In September 2017, after a rent hike and a month’s notice to move, Host relocated to 657 Meeker Ave and continues to serve the community.

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Hosh Yoga Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Flash Sale

Hosh Yoga (657 Meeker Ave.) is celebrating its 10th anniversary and is marking the occasion with a special sale.

The yoga and wellness center is offering five annual memberships for $555 to the first five people who email [email protected], this equals $46 per month; the regular price of annual memberships is $750.

 

 

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Sign Up for FREE Rooftop Yoga at Our Flower Power Spring Market (4/7)!

Take a yoga class on the Greenpoint Loft rooftop!

After shopping with our local crafters and enjoying some neighborhood nosh at next Sunday’s Flower Power Spring Market, head up to the stunning Greenpoint Loft’s rooftop for some relaxing — and free! — yoga.

Hosted by Hosh Yoga (657 Meeker Ave),  a nonprofit organization that started out providing open-level yoga classes to the public in McCarren Park, the Greenpoint Loft rooftop will host three free, donation-based classes during our spring market on April 7.

There’s no better place to let the sunshine in than on a dazzling rooftop with views of the East River, Brooklyn, and all of Manhattan, so swing by, yogis, and bring your own mat, for some rejuvenation. Continue reading

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Free Yoga in Bushwick Inlet Park on Sundays All Summer!

yoga, via friends of Bushwick Inlet Park
via Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park

Get Ready to Breathe, Greenpoint! Ever Sunday through September, Greenpoint’s own Hosh Yoga (657 Meeker Avenue) is teaming up with Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park to offer free, donation-based, Bring Your Own Mat Yoga at Bushwick Inlet’s pop-up park at 50 Kent Avenue!

The hour-long sessions will begin at 10am. According to the folks at Bushwick Inlet Park:

Open to all levels and all bodies, this class focuses on the Vinyasa practice of linking breath and movement while flowing from one pose to the next. A great opportunity to get outside this summer, rejuvenate the body, and calm the mind, while taking in some Vitamin D! We will focus on both strength & energy combined with balance & mindfulness. Be prepared for an energetic yet grounding practice that challenges both the mind and body.

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FREE Yoga and Bootcamp Sessions on Greenpoint Loft’s Beautiful Roof Deck this Sunday! (4/22)

Rooftop Yoga with Hosh Spring 2017

This Sunday (April 22, 1-7PM), our Gardens of the Galaxy Spring Market is happening and it’s got a jam-packed schedule of FREE activities including yoga and bootcamp sessions on Greenpoint Loft’s beautiful roof deck with views overlooking the Manhattan skyline and East River. Here’s the schedule:

Fitness Bootcamp by YMCA
1:30PM Session
2:15PM Session

Yoga by Hosh (Bring your own mat)
3PM All Level Vinyasa with Emi
4:30PM Reset and Restore with Melissa

 


The Greenpoint YMCA’s 30 minute fitness bootcamp is a challenging and fun total body workout using plyometrics, pushups, squats, planks, and more! All levels welcome.

Click here to reserve your space for the YMCA Fitness Bootcamp Session 1: 1:30pm
Click here to reserve your space for the YMCA Fitness Bootcamp Session 1: 2:15pm

Starting at 3pm, Hosh Yoga will be holding two donation-based 60 minute rooftop yoga sessions. BYOM (Bring your own mats!) 

All Level Vinyasa Flow @ 3pm w/ Emi Iwasa (Hosh Yoga instructor):
Open to all levels and all bodies, this class will focus on the Vinyasa practice of linking breath and movement while flowing from one pose to the next. We will focus on building both strength and flexibility, while guiding the body and mind toward a sense of grounding. Come join us on your mat and enjoy rooftop views, as you flow with a local instructor! Click here to reserve your space for Hosh Rooftop Yoga session 1: 3pm

Reset & Restore @ 4:30pm w/ Melissa Kaitlyn Carter (Hosh Yoga):
Get ready to ground down, restore, and reset. This class will begin with a slow flow, move into restorative postures, and conclude with a meditation. Open to all levels. Click here to reserve your space for the Hosh Rooftop Yoga Session 2: 4:30pm

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Hosh Yoga Combines Yoga with Music & Games in Their Children’s Yoga Series – Get 20% Off!


Hosh Yoga’s 10 week Children’s Yoga Series is back for another semester and Greenpointers get 20% off with Discount code “Namaste”! Your little yogis will work on their strength and flexibility while improving their body coordination with music and games throughout class. ​

Classes are offered in a 10 class series because little ones are more successful in yoga when they can get into a rhythm with the routines. When students of this age come regularly, they get a chance to play more games because the group dynamic becomes consistent and sweet friendships are formed.

Schedule and details:

Tuesday’s May 15 – July 31, 2018

Ages 2-4: 4:00-4:45 pm
Ages 5-8: 5:00-5:45 pm

Price: $145 for all 10 Classes

Greenpointers Readers Special Discount: “Namaste” for 20% off 10 Kids Yoga Classes. 

To Register visit: hoshyoga.org/hosh-kids​

FREE Trial Classes: May 1 and May 8, 2018
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Oscars, Soul Clap, Purim, Field for Ballads, Wilder Maker — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (2/28–3/6)

WEDNESDAY 2/28

♫ Adult Purim Bash @ The Williamsburg Hotel (96 Wythe Ave), 6:30pm, $18, Megillah reading – Open bar – Hors d’oeuvres – Photo booth – Live music, Buy tix
♦ Film Screening Benefit: She’s Gotta Have It @ Dobbin St (64 Dobbin St), 7pm, $20, Dobbin St will be transformed into a luxury movie lounge with popcorn, chips, candy, ice cream sandwiches, cake pops, & chocolate mousse; cash bar & giveaways, Buy tix
* Trivia Night @ Archestratus Books + Food (160 Huron St), 8pm, FREE, Expect categories to be various, beer innumerable, arancine aplenty, RSVP
♦ Waiting for Guffman @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, FREE, Screening takes place in our Main Ballroom! Seating is first come first served, More info
☺ New Greta Has Friends @ Vital Joint (109 Meserole St), 9pm, $5, We’re inviting an ALL STAR lineup of standups to inspire our improv set! More info

THURSDAY 3/1

♫ John Nolan (of Taking Back Sunday, Straylight Run) @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave), 7:30pm, $15, Buy tix
♫ Diet Cig, Great Grandpa, The Spook School @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave), 8pm, $17, Buy tix
♫ The Undercover Dream Lovers, Future Generations, Wilder Maker @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, $10, Buy tix
♫ Minimal Disco w/ Connie & Mira Fahrenheit @ Rose Gold (96 Morgan Ave), 10pm, FREE, New York DJs Connie Yin and Mira Fahrenheit come together once a month to get weird and play top-quality tunes, from Minimal to Disco… anything goes! More info
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Paul Oakenfold, Dark New Wave, Mac & Cheese Takedown — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (2/21–2/27)

WEDNESDAY 2/21

♫ Wha U Think Eye Rap 4? @ GAMBA Forest (17 Division Pl), 8pm, FREE, Join the most cutting edge emcees at the forefront of the NYC indie hip-hop scene and for a lively discussion where they get to express their POV about craft, culture and where hip-hop actually lives today, More info
☺ Wee Winged Wonders @ Vital Joint (109 Meserole St), 8pm, $5, An Evening of Comedy About Bees and Butterflies and That’s It. Hosted by Joe Rumrill and Andrew Tisher, More info
♫ Kali Masi, Language, My Kind of Fire, Make August Count @ Sunnyvale (1031 Grand St), 8pm, $8, Buy tix

THURSDAY 2/22

♫ Rainer Maria, The Van Pelt, Gold Dime @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave), 7pm, $20, Buy tix
♫ Orrin, That Boy Miles, Warren Wolfe, SHUG @ Secret Project Robot (1186 Broadway), 8pm, $8, *also* free beer from The Bronx Brewery, Buy tix
♫ Lola Kirke, Breanna Barbara, Hannah Read, Melodie Stancato @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, $10, Buy tix
♫ Cuddle Magic, Tigue, Tōth @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway), 8pm, $10, Buy tix
♫ Quantic residency with DJ Taye @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave), 10pm, $10, Quantic’s Good Room residency will be a homestead for playing his own unique sound of tropical-soul and electronic polyrhythm as well as championing future sounds & past obscurities, Buy tix Continue reading

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Sasheer Zamata, Jonathan Toubin, Blade Runner, Satanic Bingo — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (2/14–2/20)

WEDNESDAY 2/14

* F-Valentine’s Day! @ Bushwick Country Club (618 Grand St), 6pm, FREE, Free BBQ! Free raffles! Come drink with us on “singles awareness day,” More info
♫ Queers <3 Covers – Valentine’s Day Punk Cover Show @ Gold Sounds (44 Wilson Ave), 7:30pm, $7 – $10, Come celebrate the love that will never leave you, music, with a night of cover bands. All proceeds donated to Direct Relief for Puerto Rico, More info
♫ Valentines Village of Love Show & Dance for Planned Parenthood! @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N 6th St), 7pm, $25, More info
♫ Deep Space Love Night | DJ Spinna b2b François K. @ Output (74 Wythe Ave), 10pm, $15, Deep Space celebrates Valentine’s Day with a special night celebrating love, by any definition, with DJ Spinna back-to-back with Francois K. all night, Buy tix

THURSDAY 2/15

^ John Yau & Barry Schwabsky @ Spoonbill Studio (99 Montrose Ave), 7pm, FREE, John presents “The Wild Children of William Blake” and Barry presents “Heretics of Language,” More info
♫ Show with Van Goose, Violets are Wet, Petal Crush @ Rose Gold (96 Morgan Ave), 8pm, $10, More info
♫ ShowYourNice X ONLY WAVE ENT Present Antics & Fiends @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St), 8:30pm, $7, More info
☺ Call Your Dad: Bitcoin, Cash and Wallstreet Baby @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave), 10pm, FREE, Money Money Money Money. Bit Coin Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos Neoliberal. Cash cash captialism, big buildings fast cars money and cars. 80s, 08, 2015-2018. Satire? No-tire, More info Continue reading

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Burns Night, Fruit & Flowers, The Witching Hour — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/24–1/30)

Start the new year off right by giving you a 20% discount on drinking unlimited craft brew and celebrating the best the borough has to offer at the Best of Brooklyn Food and Beer Festival at Industry City this Saturday, January 27th!

Tickets normally start at just $39.00 per session for unlimited beer tastings, but readers who enter discount code “GREENPOINTERS” on the ticket selection page will save 20% on admission.  [sponsored]

WEDNESDAY 1/24

♫ Happy Hour w/ Shapank (Birthday Set) @ Terra Firma (119 Ingraham St), 6pm, FREE, More info
* Dyeing with Nature @ Better Than Jam’s (20 Grattan St), 6:30pm, $65, Learn to properly prep your fabrics, use natural materials to get lasting colors, and how to use modifiers to change shades or fix your work, Buy tix
♫ Belle Game, Rodes Rollins, Noy Markel @ Zone One at Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave), 8pm, $12, Buy tix
♫ Radio Wonderland, D-Andra, Elle Pierre, Dark Alley Echoes RTFM @ Secret Project Robot (1186 Broadway), 8pm, FREE, More info

THURSDAY 1/25

# Burns Night @ MOFAD (62 Bayard St), 6:30pm, $30, Enjoy bagpipes, haggis (vegetarian included) and other Scottish delicacies, a guided Scottish whisky tasting courtesy of Johnnie Walker, and Robert Burns poetry recitations, Buy tix
* Spirit Book Club: Braiding Sweetgrass @ Root Mamma (236 Richardson St), 7:30pm, $10, Focus: The awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgement and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the world, RSVP
♫ The Sharp Shadows / Kangaroo / Glass Tactics / New Restaurants @ Gutter Bar (200 N 14th St), 8pm, $7, More info
♫ Roxiny, On High, Weak Signal @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave), 8pm, FREE, More info Continue reading

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