Please excuse the previous post. This is a better version.
Beat these dreary day blues with some yoga - and smile with equanimity!
SANGHA (COMMUNITY) YOGA AT THE WANG CENTER w/ ELIZABETH HEIFFERON
Mondays, 8:30 and Thursdays, 4:30 starting Monday, June 15
Please join us for multi-level yoga classes(appropriate for beginners and more
advanced students), designed to stretch and strengthen your body, increase
your inner peace, and bring mind, body, and spirit into alignment. This is hatha
yoga, meaning it incorporates the physical practices of yoga: asana (poses),
pranayama (breath control), and meditation. Bring along a mat (if you have
one) and an intention for positive change, and grow with us in the Wang
Center gardens, as we explore the practice of yoga: the total mind-body
workout that doesn't feel like a workout.
Please wear comfortable clothing that you can move in and (if you can) bring
a suggested donation of $5.
Classes will be held most Mondays at 8:30 am and Thursdays at 4:30 pm
starting June 15, 2009, in the Wang Center Garden. (Rain location will be in
the Skylight lobby).
About Elizabeth Heifferon, RYT:
Elizabeth (Lizzi) who has been a yoga instructor for nearly 5 years, teaches
hatha yoga that tempers an attention to detail, derived from her Iyengar style
based teacher training, with a love of movement, found in a lifelong pursuit of
dance and a 10-year practice of Power and Vinyasa styles of yoga. Lizzie’s
classes target mind-body connection, increased precision in body alignment,
using modifications and props, to make yoga asana (poses) accessible and
beneficial for every body.
Lizzi began her study of yoga in the Los Angeles area, but trained to teach at
Lighten Up Yoga in Asheville, NC while attending college at Clemson University.
While earning her BFA in Visual Arts, she enjoyed the opportunity to develop
various classes and workshops for the Clemson University Department of
Campus Recreation, Clemson Tiger Football, and The Cliffs golf communities.
Since arriving in New York, Lizzi has been taking classes and workshops at the
Iyengar Yoga Institute of New York, volunteering for Omega, and teaching at
Finest Fitness in Patchogue, Stony Brook University, Satya Yoga and Pilates
Studio in Mount Sinai, and Essence of Yoga in Holbrook.
She is also currently pursuing her MFA in Studio Art at Stony Brook University.
Lizzi’s eco-conscious sculptures, installations, and movement-based
performances draw on the awareness of interconnectedness that yoga has
Also, please view these recent discussions broadcast in various Asian American
media involving the Wang Center:
1. Discussion with Riz Mirza of Koranic Fatigue fame and Abha Dawesar,
moderated by Sunita S. Mukhi, Director of Wang Programs, broadcast for Asian
Indian Immigrant Experience TV
Copy and paste this address on your browser. Click on the 'book' icon and click
on the first episode onwards:
2. Feature on the Wang Center and the Sakura Matsuri festival by Cherry Lee
in the Stony Brook Independent with a video.
3. Director Sunita S. Mukhi appears on the 24th minute of the summary
section in the Asian American/Asian Research Institute's conference
on "Redefining Asian America"
Congratulations to the winners of the 2009 P.H. Tuan Annual Wang Center
Photo Contest with our very own Graduate Assistant Daniel Woulfin winning
For more information on these and other Asian and Asian American Programs
please visit : http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/wang/events.shtml