Posts Tagged ‘yoga’

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Ashley and Tyler Rodriguez, 20-something siblings who live in Spanish Harlem, enrolled at Bikram Yoga Harlem last Monday evening. Waltzing in on the second week of the New Year, they looked a bit like fair-weather yogis. Ashley was determined to turn her life around. “I’m 23… I’m too young to be out of shape,” she [&hellip
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PROTECTING YOGA STUDIOS

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Last year, yoga studios received letters from the state’s Education Department demanding licenses for instructors and promising stiff fines for violations. The state since dropped the regulation after a bill was introduced to protect yoga studios. But the legislation sponsored by State Sen. Eric Schneiderman and Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal recently passed both legislative chambers, [&hellip
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YOGA STUDIOS SAVED

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When the New York State Education Department announced onerous licensing requirements and a $50,000 penalty for yoga instructors who didn’t comply, State Sen. Eric Schneiderman and Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal fought back with a new bill that would exempt yoga studios from the requirements. But after the bills were introduced, the department reversed the rule [&hellip
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BRINGING PEACE TO YOGA STUDIOS

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A new bill by State Sen. Eric Schneiderman and Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal aims to protect yoga studios from paying heavy fines and fees for licenses. The bill is a reaction to a recent move by the New York State Education Department to penalize yoga studios if they trained new instructors without a license. Training [&hellip
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