High Desert Yoga

High Desert Yoga

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When you allow the beauty to surround you, you are filled with inspiration. The wisdom of happiness and the invitation of peace opens the abundance of success. Love the beauty around you, pure appreciation for greatness, and allow prosperity to flood while the power of positive roars loud and clear! After your yoga at High Desert Yoga come have a fun stress relief session with horses!

The Land of Enchantment!
ABQ Horse Breaking and Training LLC 505.363.1023
Monday and Tuesday, Dec 17 &18 at Hindu Temple Society 8418 Zune Rd SE
Would like to share with your community a lovely talk and kirtan with Swami Nikhilanand from Radha Madhav Dham, Austin Texas. Namaste and Thank you!
I am going through chemo right now do you have any classes that target chemo side effects ?

High Desert Yoga offers yoga classes, yoga teacher training courses and more in order to create a nurturing environment where Yoga is for Everyone!

High Desert Yoga opened the doors of its New Mexico yoga studio in 1995 with the goal of graciously welcoming everyone to the study and practice of yoga. We seek to make the healing benefits of yoga available to all ages and abilities from youngsters to elders, from novice to advanced practitioners, including people with therapeutic needs. With this in mind, we offer beginning and advanced yoga cl

Open with service changes; Online services available

Timeline Photos 09/07/2021

Coming up September 18 & 19… Two Livestream Workshops with Elise Miller— Yoga for the Upper Back, Shoulders & Neck and Pranayama PLUS this week's livestream yoga classes… Join us! - https://mailchi.mp/highdesertyoga/yoga-for-the-upper-back-shoulders-neck-and-pranayama-livestream-workshops-september-7-through-13-livestream-yoga-classes

Coming up September 18 & 19… Two Livestream Workshops with Elise Miller— Yoga for the Upper Back, Shoulders & Neck and Pranayama PLUS this week's livestream yoga classes… Join us! - https://mailchi.mp/highdesertyoga/yoga-for-the-upper-back-shoulders-neck-and-pranayama-livestream-workshops-september-7-through-13-livestream-yoga-classes

Photos from High Desert Yoga's post 09/03/2021

Learn how to invert safely and effortlessly with nine days access to this two-hour pre-recorded workshop with Zoreh Afsarzadeh. Zoreh covers several accessible ways to approach turning yourself upside down so you can experience for yourself the blessings of practicing these most beneficial poses. Maintaining the inversion offers tremendous healing— stimulating circulation, energizing the nervous system, calming the mind, and allowing the spirit to shine forth! https://mailchi.mp/highdesertyoga/turn-yourself-upside-down-recording

08/31/2021

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🙏 Namaste.

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🙏 Namaste.

08/13/2021

ASANA, CHAKRAS, NADIS & BANDHAS
(Recording)
August 14. 9a MDT–September 17. 6p MDT
ENROLLMENT entitles you access;
All 5 two-hour recordings of this series until September 17, 2021.
From, Kim Schwartz

This pre-recorded, 10-hour, workshop series, begins with a two-hour lecture on subtle anatomy, discussing how prana manifests in the microcosm of the body and the macrocosm of the cosmos. We will cover how prana moves through the subtle pathways, called nadis, and is given predisposition by life force centers, called chakras. The purpose and practice of pranic valves or locks called bandhas will also be covered.

The remaining four sessions will employ pranayama and the pranic model of asana to put this information into practice.

This workshop is best suited to students with at least a year of consistent practice.

VIEW
Schedule of Details & Pricing;

ENROLLMENT
https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=331734&k_class_tab=28836

KIM SCHWARTZ has studied and taught Hatha Yoga for more than four decades. His lifelong passion for mystical truth led him to become ordained as a swami of the Temple of Kriya in Chicago. He was elevated to the position of Maha Swami in the Kriya lineage, enabling him to ordain others as swamis. Kim was director of the Temple’s Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program before moving to New Mexico, where he continues to lead High Desert Yoga’s Teacher Training Program.

#yogalife

ASANA, CHAKRAS, NADIS & BANDHAS
(Recording)
August 14. 9a MDT–September 17. 6p MDT
ENROLLMENT entitles you access;
All 5 two-hour recordings of this series until September 17, 2021.
From, Kim Schwartz

This pre-recorded, 10-hour, workshop series, begins with a two-hour lecture on subtle anatomy, discussing how prana manifests in the microcosm of the body and the macrocosm of the cosmos. We will cover how prana moves through the subtle pathways, called nadis, and is given predisposition by life force centers, called chakras. The purpose and practice of pranic valves or locks called bandhas will also be covered.

The remaining four sessions will employ pranayama and the pranic model of asana to put this information into practice.

This workshop is best suited to students with at least a year of consistent practice.

VIEW
Schedule of Details & Pricing;

ENROLLMENT
https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=331734&k_class_tab=28836

KIM SCHWARTZ has studied and taught Hatha Yoga for more than four decades. His lifelong passion for mystical truth led him to become ordained as a swami of the Temple of Kriya in Chicago. He was elevated to the position of Maha Swami in the Kriya lineage, enabling him to ordain others as swamis. Kim was director of the Temple’s Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program before moving to New Mexico, where he continues to lead High Desert Yoga’s Teacher Training Program.

#yogalife

08/11/2021

ASANA, CHAKRAS, NADIS & BANDHAS
(Recording)
August 14. 9a MDT–September 17. 6p MDT
ENROLLMENT entitles you access;
All 5 two-hour recordings of this series until September 17, 2021.
From, Kim Schwartz

This pre-recorded, 10-hour, workshop series, begins with a two-hour lecture on subtle anatomy, discussing how prana manifests in the microcosm of the body and the macrocosm of the cosmos. We will cover how prana moves through the subtle pathways, called nadis, and is given predisposition by life force centers, called chakras. The purpose and practice of pranic valves or locks called bandhas will also be covered.

The remaining four sessions will employ pranayama and the pranic model of asana to put this information into practice.

This workshop is best suited to students with at least a year of consistent practice.

VIEW
Schedule of Details & Pricing;

ENROLLMENT
https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=331734&k_class_tab=28836

KIM SCHWARTZ has studied and taught Hatha Yoga for more than four decades. His lifelong passion for mystical truth led him to become ordained as a swami of the Temple of Kriya in Chicago. He was elevated to the position of Maha Swami in the Kriya lineage, enabling him to ordain others as swamis. Kim was director of the Temple’s Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program before moving to New Mexico, where he continues to lead High Desert Yoga’s Teacher Training Program.

#yogalife

ASANA, CHAKRAS, NADIS & BANDHAS
(Recording)
August 14. 9a MDT–September 17. 6p MDT
ENROLLMENT entitles you access;
All 5 two-hour recordings of this series until September 17, 2021.
From, Kim Schwartz

This pre-recorded, 10-hour, workshop series, begins with a two-hour lecture on subtle anatomy, discussing how prana manifests in the microcosm of the body and the macrocosm of the cosmos. We will cover how prana moves through the subtle pathways, called nadis, and is given predisposition by life force centers, called chakras. The purpose and practice of pranic valves or locks called bandhas will also be covered.

The remaining four sessions will employ pranayama and the pranic model of asana to put this information into practice.

This workshop is best suited to students with at least a year of consistent practice.

VIEW
Schedule of Details & Pricing;

ENROLLMENT
https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=331734&k_class_tab=28836

KIM SCHWARTZ has studied and taught Hatha Yoga for more than four decades. His lifelong passion for mystical truth led him to become ordained as a swami of the Temple of Kriya in Chicago. He was elevated to the position of Maha Swami in the Kriya lineage, enabling him to ordain others as swamis. Kim was director of the Temple’s Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program before moving to New Mexico, where he continues to lead High Desert Yoga’s Teacher Training Program.

#yogalife

08/06/2021

YOGA FOR YOUR HIPS Recording
9 Days Access;
Register by Saturday, August 7, 2021
and receive recording link emailed to those registered by
9:00am MDT.
Originally Recorded
September 20, 2020

Focusing on increasing space, strength, stability, and mobility in the joint between the pelvis— which is a major storage area for tension and old emotions— and the femur (thigh bone), called the hip joint- This workshop will work with the relationship of the pelvis and femur the hip joint into better alignment and easing discomfort.

Offer yourself relief, and discover an accessible sequence of postures home to practice, keeping your hips happy and healthy so you can enjoy your life.

PROPS please have,
chair
sticky mat,
yoga strap
firm blanket
yoga bolster (or 2–3 additional blankets).

ZOREH AFSARZADEH founder and director of High Desert Yoga, has been teaching yoga since1985. She has deeply studied methodologies including Iyengar, Phoenix Rising YogaTherapy, meditation, and the American Yoga College. Her teaching combines a delicate knowledge of the body that allows a compassionate spiritual expression of the postures to emerge. With her joyous personality, sense of humor, and passion for making yoga accessible to everyone, Zoreh creates a nurturing and safe environment for students to go deeper in their practice.

REGISTRANTS
You may enroll after the above start time and receive the recording links within 24 hours; the expiration date of August 15 still applies for late enrollments.

ENROLL NOW
https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=330196&k_class_tab=28836

#restorativeyoga

YOGA FOR YOUR HIPS Recording
9 Days Access;
Register by Saturday, August 7, 2021
and receive recording link emailed to those registered by
9:00am MDT.
Originally Recorded
September 20, 2020

Focusing on increasing space, strength, stability, and mobility in the joint between the pelvis— which is a major storage area for tension and old emotions— and the femur (thigh bone), called the hip joint- This workshop will work with the relationship of the pelvis and femur the hip joint into better alignment and easing discomfort.

Offer yourself relief, and discover an accessible sequence of postures home to practice, keeping your hips happy and healthy so you can enjoy your life.

PROPS please have,
chair
sticky mat,
yoga strap
firm blanket
yoga bolster (or 2–3 additional blankets).

ZOREH AFSARZADEH founder and director of High Desert Yoga, has been teaching yoga since1985. She has deeply studied methodologies including Iyengar, Phoenix Rising YogaTherapy, meditation, and the American Yoga College. Her teaching combines a delicate knowledge of the body that allows a compassionate spiritual expression of the postures to emerge. With her joyous personality, sense of humor, and passion for making yoga accessible to everyone, Zoreh creates a nurturing and safe environment for students to go deeper in their practice.

REGISTRANTS
You may enroll after the above start time and receive the recording links within 24 hours; the expiration date of August 15 still applies for late enrollments.

ENROLL NOW
https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=330196&k_class_tab=28836

#restorativeyoga

08/02/2021

YOGA FOR YOUR HIPS Recording
9 Days Access;
Register by Saturday, August 7, 2021
and receive recording link emailed to those registered by
9:00am MDT.

Originally Recorded
September 20, 2020

ZOREH AFSARZADEH founder and director of High Desert Yoga, has been teaching yoga since1985. She has deeply studied methodologies including Iyengar, Phoenix Rising YogaTherapy, meditation, and the American Yoga College. Her teaching combines a delicate knowledge of the body that allows a compassionate spiritual expression of the postures to emerge. With her joyous personality, sense of humor, and passion for making yoga accessible to everyone, Zoreh creates a nurturing and safe environment for students to go deeper in their practice.

REGISTRANTS
You may enroll after the above start time and receive the recording links within 24 hours; the expiration date of August 15 still applies for late enrollments.

ENROLL NOW
https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=330196&k_class_tab=28836

#restorativeyoga

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YOGA FOR YOUR HIPS Recording
9 Days Access;
Register by Saturday, August 7, 2021
and receive recording link emailed to those registered by
9:00am MDT.

Originally Recorded
September 20, 2020

ZOREH AFSARZADEH founder and director of High Desert Yoga, has been teaching yoga since1985. She has deeply studied methodologies including Iyengar, Phoenix Rising YogaTherapy, meditation, and the American Yoga College. Her teaching combines a delicate knowledge of the body that allows a compassionate spiritual expression of the postures to emerge. With her joyous personality, sense of humor, and passion for making yoga accessible to everyone, Zoreh creates a nurturing and safe environment for students to go deeper in their practice.

REGISTRANTS
You may enroll after the above start time and receive the recording links within 24 hours; the expiration date of August 15 still applies for late enrollments.

ENROLL NOW
https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=330196&k_class_tab=28836

#restorativeyoga

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07/24/2021

ENROLLMENT CLOSING SOON.
Receive 9 Days of Access.
RESTORATIVE YOGA For The IMMUNE SYSTEM (Recording)
Beginning, August 24, 12p noon, MDT

Allow the benefit of restoration to bring clarity to the mind, body, and meridian centers just as a bell ringing it's clear pitch do we attune to the call of wellness.

🙏 Namaste.

#restorative

Yoga is a powerful component of your health maintenance “tool kit” to build resilience against seasonal flus. Summer is a great time to prepare for the flu season. In this workshop we will practice deeply relaxing poses to increase resistance and stamina while calming the nervous system and deepening breath capacity.

ZOREH AFSARZADEH Founder and director of High Desert Yoga, has been teaching yoga since 1985. She has deeply studied methodologies including Iyengar, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, meditation, and the American Yoga College. Her teaching combines a delicate knowledge of the body that allows a compassionate spiritual expression of the postures to emerge. With her joyous personality, sense of humor, and passion for making yoga accessible to everyone, Zoreh creates a nurturing and safe environment for students to go deeper in their practice.

PROPS
please have available:
chair
sticky mat
yoga strap
4-5 firm blankets
yoga bolster (or 2–3 additional blankets).

VIEW Full Schedule Details & Pricing;

ENROLL NOW!
Enrollment entitles you to access the two-hour recording of this workshop until August 1, 2021.

https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=326387&k_class_tab=28836

ENROLLMENT CLOSING SOON.
Receive 9 Days of Access.
RESTORATIVE YOGA For The IMMUNE SYSTEM (Recording)
Beginning, August 24, 12p noon, MDT

Allow the benefit of restoration to bring clarity to the mind, body, and meridian centers just as a bell ringing it's clear pitch do we attune to the call of wellness.

🙏 Namaste.

#restorative

Yoga is a powerful component of your health maintenance “tool kit” to build resilience against seasonal flus. Summer is a great time to prepare for the flu season. In this workshop we will practice deeply relaxing poses to increase resistance and stamina while calming the nervous system and deepening breath capacity.

ZOREH AFSARZADEH Founder and director of High Desert Yoga, has been teaching yoga since 1985. She has deeply studied methodologies including Iyengar, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, meditation, and the American Yoga College. Her teaching combines a delicate knowledge of the body that allows a compassionate spiritual expression of the postures to emerge. With her joyous personality, sense of humor, and passion for making yoga accessible to everyone, Zoreh creates a nurturing and safe environment for students to go deeper in their practice.

PROPS
please have available:
chair
sticky mat
yoga strap
4-5 firm blankets
yoga bolster (or 2–3 additional blankets).

VIEW Full Schedule Details & Pricing;

ENROLL NOW!
Enrollment entitles you to access the two-hour recording of this workshop until August 1, 2021.

https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=326387&k_class_tab=28836

07/23/2021

OPENING THIS WEEKEND
9 Days of Access
RESTORATIVE YOGA For The IMMUNE SYSTEM (Recording)
Beginning, August 24, 12p noon, MDT

Allow the benefit of restoration to bring clarity to the mind, body, and meridian centers just a bell ringing it's clear pitch do we attune to call of wellness.

🙏 Namaste.

#restorative

Yoga is a powerful component of your health maintenance “tool kit” to build resilience against seasonal flus. Summer is a great time to prepare for the flu season. In this workshop we will practice deeply relaxing poses to increase resistance and stamina while calming the nervous system and deepening breath capacity.

ZOREH AFSARZADEH Founder and director of High Desert Yoga, has been teaching yoga since 1985. She has deeply studied methodologies including Iyengar, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, meditation, and the American Yoga College. Her teaching combines a delicate knowledge of the body that allows a compassionate spiritual expression of the postures to emerge. With her joyous personality, sense of humor, and passion for making yoga accessible to everyone, Zoreh creates a nurturing and safe environment for students to go deeper in their practice.

PROPS
please have available:
chair
sticky mat
yoga strap
4-5 firm blankets
yoga bolster (or 2–3 additional blankets).

VIEW Full Schedule Details & Pricing;

ENROLL NOW
Enrollment entitles you to access the two-hour recording of this workshop until August 1, 2021.

https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=326387&k_class_tab=28836

OPENING THIS WEEKEND
9 Days of Access
RESTORATIVE YOGA For The IMMUNE SYSTEM (Recording)
Beginning, August 24, 12p noon, MDT

Allow the benefit of restoration to bring clarity to the mind, body, and meridian centers just a bell ringing it's clear pitch do we attune to call of wellness.

🙏 Namaste.

#restorative

Yoga is a powerful component of your health maintenance “tool kit” to build resilience against seasonal flus. Summer is a great time to prepare for the flu season. In this workshop we will practice deeply relaxing poses to increase resistance and stamina while calming the nervous system and deepening breath capacity.

ZOREH AFSARZADEH Founder and director of High Desert Yoga, has been teaching yoga since 1985. She has deeply studied methodologies including Iyengar, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, meditation, and the American Yoga College. Her teaching combines a delicate knowledge of the body that allows a compassionate spiritual expression of the postures to emerge. With her joyous personality, sense of humor, and passion for making yoga accessible to everyone, Zoreh creates a nurturing and safe environment for students to go deeper in their practice.

PROPS
please have available:
chair
sticky mat
yoga strap
4-5 firm blankets
yoga bolster (or 2–3 additional blankets).

VIEW Full Schedule Details & Pricing;

ENROLL NOW
Enrollment entitles you to access the two-hour recording of this workshop until August 1, 2021.

https://www.wellnessliving.com/rs/event/high_desert_yoga?k_class=326387&k_class_tab=28836

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Natalie Ritenour, Divine Touch (surf sequence)
PIRIFORMIS STRENGTH To Stabilize Sacrum
Practice Informed by Anatomy with Roger Cole Ph.D.
Hip-Strengthening Practice - Gluteus Medius in Vasithasana
PIRIFORMIS STRENGTH To Stabilize Sacrum
Hip-Strengthening Practice - Gluteus Medius in Vasithasana
Meet The Instructor, Kim Schwartz
Meet The Instructor, Kim Schwartz
Asana, Pranayama and The Core, A Workshop Immersion
The Bhagavad Gita Series with Rama Jyoti Vernon

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PO Box 6100
Albuquerque, NM
87108

General information

High Desert Yoga is located in the "Nob Hill" area of Albuquerque, New Mexico. We offer yoga classes 7 days a week http://highdesertyoga.com/schedule.html and strive to make yoga available to everyone no matter ability, age, or financial means. We also offer Yoga Alliance 200 HR and 300HR RYT trainings for prospective yoga teachers. In addition we offer special yoga classes and workshops from renowned yoga teachers at our New Mexico yoga studio. High Desert Yoga founder Zoreh Afsarzadeh travels to locations around the world to share the benefits of yoga with other teachers and students as well. "Yoga is for Everyone"

Opening Hours

Monday 6am - 8pm
Tuesday 6am - 8pm
Wednesday 6am - 8pm
Thursday 6am - 8pm
Friday 6am - 8pm
Saturday 6am - 8pm
Sunday 6am - 8pm
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