Practice your chaturanga 67 floors above Manhattan
The gym Sports Club/LA is offering "Yoga Rocks," a one-hour sunrise Vinyasa yoga class on Tuesdays and Thursdays, on the ‘Top of the Rock' (the observation deck of tourist hotspot Rockefeller Center) in New York City until August 26.
If you are not a member of Sports Club/LA, you can still take part for $25/€19 (includes full access to the club, mat, towels): just make sure you reserve your space and arrive by 6:15am for the 6:30-7:30am class. More information via the Fitness Concierge: http://www.thesportsclubla.com/site/clubs/rockefeller/mind-body.php
Practicing your chaturanga position perched atop Rockefeller Center before the crowd of tourists pile in may be an odd way to find 'inner peace.' Here is a list of five other odd places including the shower and "in traffic" to get your OM-on, from a May 7 blog post on Healthy Self, a section of US fitness magazine Self's site: http://www.self.com/health/blogs/healthyself/2010/05/5-weird-places-you-should-do-y.html
If heights and odd places aren't your thing, get grounded with free weekly yoga classes at yoga gear Lululemon Athletica shops in Australia, Canada, China and the United States. To find a location near you, go to: http://www.lululemon.com/stores/
Additionally, if you are looking for ways to expand your yoga practice, Inner IDEA, the fifth annual event devoted to mind, body and spirit wellness, takes place in Palm Springs, California, September 23-26. http://www.ideafit.com/Inner-IDEA
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