Yoga at the Yard

June 29th, 2013 - September 2nd, 2013

The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.
--B.K.S. Iyengar


Yoga at the Yard Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yard’s dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program, resident dancers and community members come together to inhale, exhale and move. Alignment, breath and body awareness and community are the guiding principles for all of our teachers. Classes are held in our open-air studio where practitioners gaze out at trees and flowers as they find their own tree poses and lotuses. Downward dogs, not dogma. Yoga at the Yard is directed by Mollie Doyle.

Monday 7:00-8:30 am Nancy Street - YogaStream
Tuesday 7:00-8:30 am Mollie Doyle - vinyasa
Wednesday 7:00-8:30 am Nancy Street - YogaStream
Thursday 7:00-8:30 Mollie Doyle - vinyasa
Friday 7:00-8:30 am Sarah Davis - yoga/meditation
Saturday 8:00-9:30am Mollie Doyle - vinyasa
Sunday 9:00-10:30am Jane Norton - anusara/sunday yoga

drop in class = $17
6 class card = $90
10 class card = $145
20 class card = $240


Mollie Doyle

Mollie Doyle Mollie Doyle has been studying yoga since 1990. She has had the good fortune to study with great teachers including Sri K. Pattabi Jois, Richard Rosen, Ruth Lauer-Manenti and Richard Freeman She is grateful to call Kristen Leigh, Barbara Verocchi, Heidi Fokine, Colleen Saidman and Rodney Yee her teachers. Mollie continues to study with master teachers from around the country – Nikki Doane and Richard Freeman, to name a few. Mollie is Rodney Yee Certified, Yoga Shanti Certified and a member of the Yoga Teachers Alliance. She is honored to be a member of the Martha’s Vineyard Yoga Collective, Co-Producer of the Martha’s Vineyard Yoga Festival and is Director of Yoga at the Yard. Mollie’s classes focus on intelligent sequencing, linking breath to movement, and building a practice that brings consciousness to the mind, ease to the body and light to the heart.

Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis Before settling into family life and moving to Martha's Vineyard with her family, Sarah Davis spent 10 years studying and teaching yoga and vipassana meditation in Asia and Europe. What had started out as an interest in teaching therapeutic yoga while working as a prosthetist, evolved into teaching various styles of Hatha yoga, to most recently teaching a slow gentle body-awareness practice at 10 and 21 day vipassana meditation retreats, based on her own experience in yoga and mindfulness meditation. In her classes Sarah shares these practices, seamlessly weaving a gentle Hatha yoga practice with the Buddhist teachings of Anapansati and Satipatthana - Awareness of Breath and the Establishment of Mindfulness.

Jane Norton

Jane Norton Jane Norton’s first yoga experience was on a snowy January day on Martha's Vineyard in 2001. She went back to class the next day and never looked back. When she encountered Anusara Yoga in 2003 she knew she had found her heart's calling. Having completed her initial 200 hour training with Deb Neubauer in 2004, Jane began sharing her love for the art and science of yoga. Jane's 500 hours of study with Anusara Yoga founder John Friend and other senior teachers illuminate her teaching. Her classes are inspiring, challenging, and fun - and no two are ever alike. Jane's studies of Tantric yoga philosophy with Dr. Douglas Brooks and Dr. William Mahony elevate her classes to a refined experience that simultaneously shifts the body, heart, and mind. Jane specializes in using Anusara alignment to help people recover from injury and chronic pain conditions. A year round island resident and founding member of The Yoga Collective, expect to move - and be moved - in Jane's Sunday 9AM class.

Nancy Street

Kathy Bega Nancy Street, a lifelong summer resident of Chilmark, received her yoga certification through the YogaStream studio in Princeton, NJ. The YogaStream technique is a challenging, creative and energetic yoga method that emphasizes anatomy, alignment and sequencing. Nancy is also a certified natural chef and works as a personal chef and caterer. Her style of cooking is botanical, and rooted in her love of vegetables, fruit, spices and fresh herbs. Previously Nancy had a 30 year career in the business world and she still provides management and marketing consulting services to clients, particularly those in the food, health, fitness and lifestyle sectors. Nancy lives in NY with her husband Denis and her greatest love is being a wife, mother and grandmother.

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