Events, Workshops & Retreats

Creative and inspired offerings from the Lotus Team to ignite your imagination and fire up your SPIRIT!


7:00 - 8:00p

  • NYC

Soul Sweat: TGIF Edition – Benefit

Our pumped up Lotus Flow class with a different theme or musical genre every week.  TGIF!  Expect good music, teacher mash-ups, and high vibes!

This week join Veronica for a special benefit class supporting Habitat for Humanity. Proceeds from class will be donated to help Lotus and Habitat for Humanity hammer back at long-term hurricane recovery.

Free for Unlimited Member/ $22 Drop-in

Veronica Carnero & Amy Norton


2:00 - 4:00p

  • NYC

Fall Restorative Yoga & Aromatherapy Mini Retreat

Join Jamie for a deeply rejuvenating and grounding mini restorative retreat. Soothing forward bends and hip opening will be practiced for the fall season. Restorative yoga uses props to support your body in health and healing. Warm and earthy autumn aromatherapy will be used such as sandalwood, citrus oils and spice blends for relaxing the mind and calming the heart.

$45 Unlimited Members/ $50 Drop-in

No late entry after 10 minutes/ 48hr Cancellation policy

Jamie Lyn Skolnick


7:00 - 8:15p

  • NYC


Our pumped up Lotus Flow class with a different theme or musical genre every week.  TGIF!  Expect good music, teacher mash-ups, and high vibes!

This Halloween Friday, Ali and Sheri resurrect their popular KALI STOMP!  Blending music, movement, and MADNESS into Kali’s Cosmic Dance.

Free for Unlimited Member/ $25 Drop-in

Ali Cramer & Sheri Celentano


8:00 - 10:00p

  • NYC

FREE Birthday Kirtan Oct 28, 8p

Join us in celebrating 18 years of community, family, and flow.  Lotus is turning 18 year young and we’ve invited Lauren and the BeBhakti Band for a night full of chanting, dancing, and celebrating togetherness!


Lauren & the BeBhakti Band


3:00 -5:15p

  • Jivamukti

Special Mash-up Class with Dana & Sharon Gannon

Join Dana and her first teacher ever Sharon Gannon for a very special Mash-up class at Jivamukti Yoga Center NYC.  Stay after class for a special book signing with author and photographer Francesco Mastalia.  His new book on famous yoga practitioners, ‘Yoga: The Secret of Life’ features both Dana, Sharon, and many other renown yogis.  Light snacks and kombucha served after class.

More info HERE



2:00 - 4:30p

  • NYC

Sacred Seasons Ayurvedic Workshop: Vata Soothing Edition

Have you been feeling run down, stressed out, or struggling with insomnia, dry skin, and/or a spacey mind? No problem!  Ayurveda has got you covered! Join Ayurveda Ali in this installment of Sacred Seasons, an Ayurvedic approach to seasonal living using diet, asana, ayurvedic tonics, and essential oils. We will outline a course of action designed to ground and relax the body and mind, helping us to celebrate the holiday season without feeling exhausted or overwhelmed! The workshop includes a lecture, short asana practice, and of course, a sample of some appropriate foods.   All levels welcome.  Please bring a small glass jar with a lid, and a journal if you wish to take notes.

No late entry after 10 minutes/ 48hr Cancellation policy

$50 drop in rate, $45 members, $30 Yoga School Grads

Ali Cramer


2:00 - 3:15pm

  • NYC

Monthly Intro to Basic Flow – FREE

Beginners, this workshop is designed for you!  Get your yoga foundation set up with an introduction to breathing, postures, meditation and Lotus Flow.  Learn from our inspired teaching team. Connect more deeply to your body, mind and spirit.


No late entry after 10 minutes/ 48hr Cancellation policy

Amy Norton


7:00 - 8:15p

  • NYC

SOUL SWEAT: TGIF Edition – African Heat

We are ecstatic to host Irene Auma from Peace Within Prison Yoga Project / Kenya. Heat up with an African inspired Soul Sweat flow followed by a LIVE Drum circle dance party.  Proceeds from class will benefit Peace Within Prison Yoga Project in efforts to increase Yoga Rehabilitation programs.

Donations Accepted / $27 drop-in rate

Amanda Valdes-Mosier & Irene Auma


2:00 - 4:00p

  • NYC

Practice for Peace: A Socially Conscious Workshop

Through the power of satsang (truth seeking), we will explore how to navigate our current social, political and environment climate utilizing the lens of yogic philosophy. Explore the tools of facilitated discussion, journaling and meditation together as a community. All proceeds will benefit RAINN: the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence non-profit organization.

$20 suggested donation; pay what you can

Nousha Salimi, Susan Derwin, and Veronica Carnero


2:00 - 4:00p

  • NYC

Monthly FLYshop: Bounce into Bliss Edition

Laughing Lotus’ welcomes social media superstar and altogether Yoga badass Rocky Heron to the FLYshop this month!  In this playful flow session we will unwind your spine, and map functional ranges of motion and force throughout your hips and shoulders. Using innovative strength and mobility drills we will re-bound your energy powerfully from the earth to leverage success in supporting a more efficient handstand, as well as several other low-flying arm balance transitions.

$45 in Advance / $55 Drop-in Rate

No late entry after 10 minutes/ 48hr Cancellation policy

Rocky Heron