Saturday, July 28, 2012

Sunny afternoon at the DeKalb Market
Pop UpYoga NYC will  host its inaugural event at Dekalb Market in Brooklyn from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday July 29th. Instructedby Be Shakti of Prana Yoga Room and accompanied by live music, yoga classes will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 to 5:00 p.m in the back market square. Yoga classes are free to the public, open level, and feature alive music ensemble. Local vendors will also be at the market offering healthoriented food and products for the day.

“Pop Up Yoga NYC is about bringing people togetherto celebrate health, good living, and building a community by supporting thearts and local businesses,” said event producer Angelica Olstad. “Past classes have been offered anywhere from rooftops, parks, school gyms, and focused onproviding a unique and fun yoga experience for the general public.”

Pop Up Yoga creates a fun and accepting environment for people who are intimidated or just disinterested in the traditional studio environment. Combining the professional backgrounds of classically trained musicians and experienced instructors, Pop Up Yoga NYC aims at bringing a morevibrant community-based interest in yoga to NYC. 

“Dekalb Market is a wonderful place for the whole family to enjoy live music, shop, and eat food. It is known for its multicultural events that include movie screenings, live music, DJs, and foster a creative entertainment,” said Olstad.

What to expect:
-       Event is B.Y.O.M. (Bring your own mat)
-       Free matgiveaway for first 10 students of each class sponsored by Vita Coco water.
-       Vendors:Organic Avenue, Sprout Skincare, Vita Coco Water and local sellers from Etsy.
-       Massage and acupuncture offered for the whole day.
-       Classes are accompanied by live music ensemble.

About Pop Up Yoga NYC:

Pop Up Yoga NYC is a wellness initiative that brings yoga into urban spaces with live music, arts, food, and natural beauty products. Classes are offered anywhere from rooftops, parks, school gyms, and is focused on providinga unique and fun yoga experience for the general public. For more informationplease visit

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