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Yoga Studio Satya and Omtastic Yoga open

Published: May 6, 2014, 11:59 am, by Jen Mulson

What’s that I hear? The sound of yoga mats unfurling?

Why yes, it is, at two more new studios in town. Our yoga scene is growing like crazy, one down dog at a time.

Owner Amanda Neufeld held the grand opening of Yoga Studio Satya last weekend, where attendees could explore her interesting yoga wall. I’m planning to attend a class just as soon as instructor Therese Smith gets back from a training in California. There are lots of straps and “gizmos,” she says, that go with the Iyengar-based practice. In layperson’s terms, that means it’s a practice rich with alignment, which is good for everybody, and those with injuries, in particular.

The studio also offers a variety of other classes, including yin, gentle, restorative, hot, vinyasa, mat Pilates and Pilates on the wall.

What: Yoga Studio Satya
Where: 1581 York Road
Contact: 203-4525, yogastudiosatya.com

Omtastic Yoga is aimed at children and families. Classes don’t begin until Monday, May 12, but you can head over for a free grand opening celebration on Saturday to meet some instructors and check out the digs. I like the names of some of the classes: Om Wigglers, Om Adventures and Om Shanti – Peace Keepers.

What: Free grand opening of Omtastic Yoga
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 10
Where: 3945 N. Academy, Suite E
Contact: omtastic-yoga.com, play@omtastic-yoga.com, 418-2375