We are offering 2 different ways to stay connected and dozens of class options both live and prerecorded! Now is the time to be strong with your inner practice. We are adapting, with mindful movement, and will have the studio closed to the public until further notice. We want to stay connected and ‘with’ our community. WE ARE HERE WITH YOU. We are a community of people who care about our community of people.

Save the date for our annual Summer Solstice Festival.
Saturday, June 27th 2020, 2:30 – 8pm / Boscobel, Garrison, NY
Details to come

ELEVATE YOUR LIFE

Ascend is a community with your well-being at its heart. Through our yoga and Pilates studios, wellness team, workshops and festivals, our mission is to lift you. To help you find balance, heal, grow and celebrate with us. To rise with us. Read more

Ascend Yoga Teacher Training

Beginning March 13th

PELVIC POW-HER – New day and time!
with Tara Gregorio
4 weeks beginning Tuesday, February 11th, 11:30am -12:30 pm
Pre-registration required.

Strengthen your core & pelvic floor without a 1,000 Kegels! In this one hour class we’ll incorporate pelvic floor exercises with a pilates and strength based workout. You’ll learn how to safely rehab your core and pelvic floor to reduce low back pain, incontinence and tighten the gap of your diastasis recti separation.

PELVIC POW-HER – New day and time!
with Tara Gregorio
4 weeks beginning Tuesday, February 11th, 11:30am -12:30 pm
Pre-registration required.

Strengthen your core & pelvic floor without a 1,000 Kegels! In this one hour class we’ll incorporate pelvic floor exercises with a pilates and strength based workout. You’ll learn how to safely rehab your core and pelvic floor to reduce low back pain, incontinence and tighten the gap of your diastasis recti separation.

Pilates Reformer Class

PILATES REFORMER 101 – New Class!
with Lisa Mazochi
6 pack of classes beginning Monday, February 24th, 4-5 pm
Pre-registration required.

Have you ever want to get started on the Pilates Path, but you’re not sure how? Here is your chance to be introduced to the practice on the central piece of equipment: The Pilates Reformer. With its sophisticated system of springs, straps and pulleys, more than 100 exercises can be performed on this surprisingly versatile apparatus. You can perform exercises on your back, stomach, side-lying, seated forward, seated backward, on your knees or on your feet. There is an extensive repertoire of exercises that can be done on the reformer and it is a great piece of equipment to have for group exercise settings.

Pilates Reformer Class

PILATES REFORMER 101 – New Class!
with Lisa Mazochi
6 pack of classes beginning Monday, February 24th, 4-5 pm
Pre-registration required.

Have you ever want to get started on the Pilates Path, but you’re not sure how? Here is your chance to be introduced to the practice on the central piece of equipment: The Pilates Reformer. With its sophisticated system of springs, straps and pulleys, more than 100 exercises can be performed on this surprisingly versatile apparatus. You can perform exercises on your back, stomach, side-lying, seated forward, seated backward, on your knees or on your feet. There is an extensive repertoire of exercises that can be done on the reformer and it is a great piece of equipment to have for group exercise settings.

PILATES CLASSES New!
with Laura Volpacchio

PILATES MAT: Wednesdays, 5:45-6:45pm
Pilates Mat is an open level, mindful Pilates flow designed to help you get more connected to your body, build strength, stretch it out and fire up the core. We’ll work on the mind-body connection, take time to center, and get some serious work done!

PILATES TOWER: Fridays, 8:30-9:30am
Pilates Mat is an open level, mindful Pilates flow designed to help you get more connected to your body, build strength, stretch it out and fire up the core. We’ll work on the mind-body connection, take time to center, and get some serious work done!

PILATES CLASSES New!
with Laura Volpacchio

PILATES MAT: Wednesdays, 5:45-6:45pm
Pilates Mat is an open level, mindful Pilates flow designed to help you get more connected to your body, build strength, stretch it out and fire up the core. We’ll work on the mind-body connection, take time to center, and get some serious work done!

PILATES TOWER: Fridays, 8:30-9:30am
Pilates Mat is an open level, mindful Pilates flow designed to help you get more connected to your body, build strength, stretch it out and fire up the core. We’ll work on the mind-body connection, take time to center, and get some serious work done!

Intention Breath Movement

INTENTION / BREATH / MOVEMENT – New class!
with Sarah Capua
Tuesdays,
6 – 7:15 pm beginning March 3rd

In this class, we work with an approach to practice focused on wholly integrating body and breath. We attune our attention to our breath. We move simply and clearly, emphasizing the postures’ relationship with the spine. We integrate practices which further our awareness, through use of breath, sound, and meditation. Through this approach we understand that advancing our practice is about going deeper, about seeing more and feeling more, and how the tools of yoga can bring us more deeply in relationship with these essential parts of ourselves.

Intention Breath Movement

INTENTION / BREATH / MOVEMENT – New class!
with Sarah Capua
Tuesdays,
6 – 7:15 pm beginning March 3rd

In this class, we work with an approach to practice focused on wholly integrating body and breath. We attune our attention to our breath. We move simply and clearly, emphasizing the postures’ relationship with the spine. We integrate practices which further our awareness, through use of breath, sound, and meditation. Through this approach we understand that advancing our practice is about going deeper, about seeing more and feeling more, and how the tools of yoga can bring us more deeply in relationship with these essential parts of ourselves.

MATMEN – Season 3!
with Amanda Amadei
Mondays 7:30-8:30 pm
3/2, 3/8, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30

The practice of yoga will reconnect you with both the energized and easeful parts of yourself.

-Reverse the tension of hours spent sitting, standing, or traveling.
-Uncoil the muscles of your back, shoulders, limbs, and core.
-Find space in your body for a full, deep breath.
-Get to know yourself and the places you can let go.

Whether you are new to yoga, or returning to your mat, take this opportunity to make time for yourself. No expectations. No Judgments. No Experience Necessary.

*People of all gender identities are welcome. We honor the masculine in each of us.

MATMEN – Season 3!
with Amanda Amadei
Mondays 7:30-8:30 pm
3/2, 3/8, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30

The practice of yoga will reconnect you with both the energized and easeful parts of yourself.

-Reverse the tension of hours spent sitting, standing, or traveling.
-Uncoil the muscles of your back, shoulders, limbs, and core.
-Find space in your body for a full, deep breath.
-Get to know yourself and the places you can let go.

Whether you are new to yoga, or returning to your mat, take this opportunity to make time for yourself. No expectations. No Judgments. No Experience Necessary.

*People of all gender identities are welcome. We honor the masculine in each of us.

Yoga Nidra Ginger Turmeric

YOGA NIDRA
with Melia Marzollo and Masha Schmidt
Monday, March 6, 7:00-8:30 pm

Chakra/Element: Root
Oil: Fresh Ginger
Herb: Turmeric
Tea Blend: Turmeric Tonic

Yoga Nidra, commonly referred to as Yoga sleep brings you into an deep brain-wave sleep, one that can’t be reached by conventional sleep. Eliciting the relaxation response is a skill that we can learn and then practice. The practice of intentional relaxation rewires the nervous system and changes our habitual reactions to life.

Join us through a year of First Friday offerings – moving through 7 Chakras and 5 Elements to gain connection to ourselves and the seasonal changes around us. Each class includes corresponding herbal tea and essential oils, hands on acupressure, and time for your specific questions after class.

*please wear comfy clothes (layers are ideal), bring your yoga mat or rent one at the studio, please register in advance*

Yoga Nidra Ginger Turmeric

YOGA NIDRA
with Melia Marzollo and Masha Schmidt
Monday, March 6, 7:00-8:30 pm

Chakra/Element: Root
Oil: Fresh Ginger
Herb: Turmeric
Tea Blend: Turmeric Tonic

Yoga Nidra, commonly referred to as Yoga sleep brings you into an deep brain-wave sleep, one that can’t be reached by conventional sleep. Eliciting the relaxation response is a skill that we can learn and then practice. The practice of intentional relaxation rewires the nervous system and changes our habitual reactions to life.

Join us through a year of First Friday offerings – moving through 7 Chakras and 5 Elements to gain connection to ourselves and the seasonal changes around us. Each class includes corresponding herbal tea and essential oils, hands on acupressure, and time for your specific questions after class.

*please wear comfy clothes (layers are ideal), bring your yoga mat or rent one at the studio, please register in advance*

Yoga Class Series

The Yoga Sutras: A Deep Dive
with Kelly Kamm

Friday, March 27th 6:30-8pm

The Yoga Sutras, Yogic philosopher Patanjali lays out the basic framework of our beloved practice. What does it feel like to be liberated? Liberated from WHAT, anyway? What are the steps to get there, and what obstacles lie in our way? Everything you ever needed to know about yoga (and being human), in 196 aphorisms. It’s like a timeless how-to guide for clarity and happiness! See the full series on our Workshop page.

Yoga Class Series

The Yoga Sutras: A Deep Dive
with Kelly Kamm

Friday, March 27th 6:30-8pm

The Yoga Sutras, Yogic philosopher Patanjali lays out the basic framework of our beloved practice. What does it feel like to be liberated? Liberated from WHAT, anyway? What are the steps to get there, and what obstacles lie in our way? Everything you ever needed to know about yoga (and being human), in 196 aphorisms. It’s like a timeless how-to guide for clarity and happiness! See the full series on our Workshop page.

A beginner's guide to meditation

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO MEDITATION
with Julian Paik
Sundays,
2:30 – 4:30 pm
5-class Course beginning April 19th
Cost: $195

In this well-rounded course, the intention is for students to not only become knowledgeable about the principles and numerous benefits of meditation, but to also learn how to become self-sufficient meditators. Several different meditation and breathing techniques will be studied and practiced over the span of 5 sessions. Each session will also include a full yoga practice, suitable for all levels, which will serve to aid in the understanding of the meditation material.

This course will not only provide a thorough introduction to meditation for beginners, but is appropriate for seasoned meditators as well.

A beginner's guide to meditation

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO MEDITATION
with Julian Paik
Sundays,
2:30 – 4:30 pm
5-class Course beginning April 19th
Cost: $195

In this well-rounded course, the intention is for students to not only become knowledgeable about the principles and numerous benefits of meditation, but to also learn how to become self-sufficient meditators. Several different meditation and breathing techniques will be studied and practiced over the span of 5 sessions. Each session will also include a full yoga practice, suitable for all levels, which will serve to aid in the understanding of the meditation material.

This course will not only provide a thorough introduction to meditation for beginners, but is appropriate for seasoned meditators as well.

Professional Confessionals

EPISODE 7 with Melia Marzollo

Ascend founder Melia Marzollo reveals her path from English teacher to Wellness Center founder. Courageously following her heart and her gut into a field that holds more resonance, she’s created a life of fulfillment in which she seeks to nurture wellness in her community.

Professional Confessionals

EPISODE 7 with Melia Marzollo

Ascend founder Melia Marzollo reveals her path from English teacher to Wellness Center founder. Courageously following her heart and her gut into a field that holds more resonance, she’s created a life of fulfillment in which she seeks to nurture wellness in her community.

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING CLASSES & WORKSHOPS:

3/2 Mondays, 7:30-8:30 pm, MatMen with Amanda
3/2 Tuesday, 6-7:15 pm Intention/Breath/Movement with Sarah
3/6 Friday 7-8:30 pm Yoga Nidra with Melia and Masha
3/13 Teacher Training Begins
3/20 Friday 7-8 pm Sound Healing with Michelle
3/21 Saturday 6-9 pm Equinox Sister Circle with Masha
3/27 Friday 6-7 pm Happy Hour Yoga with Ali
3/27 Friday 6:30-7:30 pm Yoga Sutras: A Deep Dive with Kelly Kamm

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