Nishtha Yoga

Yoga classes – For group classes, see schedule at Private Yoga instruction and Therapeutic Massage & Wellness by appointment

Nishtha Jane Kappy has been a licensed massage therapist since 1996. She was trained at the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics in Albuquerque and was an instructor in the 750 hour massage training program for 7 years, teaching a wide variety of hands-on and theoretical topics related to alternative healing. Nishtha completed her first yoga teacher training in 2010 and taught asana classes a

Operating as usual 07/24/2019

High Desert Yoga | Yoga Studio | Albuquerque, NM

Hi folks. Nishtha is teaching, designing, and administering at the wonderful High Desert Yoga here in Albuquerque. Apologies for not keeping this page current and maybe I will work on that...
Meanwhile visit I teach Tue and Thu Senior Yoga at 4pm. Senior? Yeah, anyone over 50-ish. Namaste, Nishtha 04/04/2019

Yoga for Seniors | High Desert Yoga | Yoga Studio | Albuquerque, NM

Coming up next weekend! High Desert Yoga Senior Teacher Training... join Nishtha for a weekend intensive exploring approaches for teaching accessible yoga to older folks. “When I am in an asana, I go beyond the chronological and psychological boundary of time.”– BKS IyengarYoga is a wonderful and challenging practice, no matter

[09/25/15]   It's been just over a year now, since closing the sweet little studio on Constitution. I'm happily ensconced teaching at High Desert Yoga. You can view High Desert's schedule at My classes are listed there: Tuesday Sunrise 6:30-8am; Tuesday & Thursday Senior Yoga 4-5:15pm and Saturday Yoga Basics/Level 1 11am-12:15pm. Or on my website: My words about Yoga come out in class...

[04/19/15]   Subbing at High Desert Yoga
Level 1-2 Sunday, April 19 11:15-12:45pm
Back Care Yoga Monday, April 20 4:00-5:15pm
Join me! 04/18/2015

Yoga schedule

Current class schedule Dear Friends, It's been 6 months since the Nishtha Yoga studio closed and I'm grateful for the community at High Desert Yoga where I'm teaching alignment-based yoga and practicing bodywork. I've recently begun teaching two Senior yoga classes and starting this week I'll offer a Saturday morning Basi…

[04/10/15]   Starting Saturday April 18 - Saturday class (Basics/Level 1 Yoga) 11am - 12:15pm. Come check it out!

[03/11/15]   MORE NEW CLASSES:

Sunrise Practice (Level 1 Yoga) Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:00 am

Senior Yoga for folks 55ish+:
• Gentle Senior Yoga Tuesdays 4-5:15pm
• Senior Yoga Thursdays 4-5:15pm

[03/11/15]   NEW Yoga Basics class for folks who are new to the practice or who want to review fundamentals. Saturdays 11:00am - 12:00noon.

[12/29/14]   Saturday Level 1 yoga becomes a 90 minute class on Jan. 3. 12:30-2pm.

[12/26/14]   Thursday morning Timed Asana class resumes January 8, 6-7:15am. Early morning, when the muscles are cold, is a good time to access and release restrictions in fascia with held poses. It's also the perfect time for a slow and quiet practice. 10/29/2014

High Desert Yoga | Welcome

After a brief vacation for her daughter Heath's wedding, Nishtha is back at High Desert, teaching classes and giving bodywork treatments.

Class schedule:
Adaptive Yoga, Mat-based – Tuesday 12:30-1:30pm
Adaptive Yoga, Chair-based – Tuesday 2:00-3:00pm
Timed Asana – Thursday 6:00-7:15am
Level 1 Yoga – Saturday 12:30-1:45pm

For more information visit or call Nishtha at (505)933-9642. Upcoming Events Click here to view ALL events!Destress Yoga Workshop with Jill Palmer, November 1, Learn MoreYoga for Healing: Stress, Anxiety & Low Immunity with Tim Butler, November 8 Learn MoreDhyana and Nada Yoga: Meditation and Sound with Kim Scwhartz & Zoreh Afsarzadeh, November 14-16 Learn…


The Nishtha Yoga studio is closing August 31. The space is available for lease and many items are available for purchase to make this a ready-to-go yoga/massage studio. Call Nishtha at 505-933-9642 for more information. Namaste 05/13/2014

Yoga for MS

Free Yoga classes for people with Multiple Sclerosis! This 8-week Yoga series will accommodate individual needs in a supportive group environment, offering tools to aid in bringing balance to daily life. These classes are offered by the National MS Society at no charge for anyone with Multiple Sclerosis. 04/03/2014

April Schedule

We'll be at the MSWalk on Saturday... come say Hi! Tuesday Evening Restorative Yoga starts April 8. 03/23/2014

Special Restorative Yoga Class

Come on over Tuesday evening for Mira Woodson's super nurturing class. (Please register in advance.) 10/30/2013

Lunch Hour Yoga

4 Fridays in November ~ Finish off your work-week with a lunchtime gift to yourself! 08/31/2013

Labor Day & Beyond

A few changes coming up... the most exciting of which is a new teacher! Meet Ariane! 07/19/2013

Kirtan Concert with David Newman | Unity Spiritual Center

David Newman's kirtan is kind of down-home and folksy. NIce. When: Tuesday, October 29thTime: 7:00 p.m. Purchase tickets:Click here                                 $25 advance; $30 at the door  Contact: Rev. Ross Campbell at [email protected] 04/03/2013

Springtime changes

Check out our changes! If you feel the need for some internal spring cleaning, check out the book Clean by Alejandro Junger, M.D. Learn more at 03/25/2013

A Note from Dharmashakti

Ch ch changes... 03/08/2013

Community Yoga Mondays

Try out my new class the next two Monday evenings. Only $10! 02/20/2013

Community Yoga & Vegetarian Potluck

Join us this Friday! 01/18/2013

Intro to Ayurveda

Tomorrow's the last day to sign up for Introduction to Ayurveda at the early bird price! 01/15/2013

Introduction to Yoga

If you or someone you know has been thinking of starting, reviving or deepening their yoga practice, check out this class! 01/09/2013

Introduction to Ayurveda

Ayurveda workshop coming up! Ayurveda is a system of healing that originated in India more than 5000 years ago, with the aim of healing and maintaining the quality and longevity of life. Ayurveda defines “life” as the conjunction of body, mind and spirit, and is essentially the art of daily living in balance with nature and her... 01/06/2013

Monday schedule change

$10 Community Yoga returns! 01/01/2013

Our First Anniversary

New Year's Day Class at 10 am! 12/18/2012

Holiday Class Schedule

A great way to enjoy the holidays... check out our Yoga classes! 12/04/2012

Kushala's Last Class

Class and reception this Saturday. Also, CEU workshop for Yoga Teachers next week. 11/27/2012

Kushala's Farewell Concert

Come out to The Kosmos this Friday night for Kushala's last Albuquerque performance with The Christian Pincock Quartet before his mid December departure for Seattle. Pre-release copies of the new CD "Plentiful Excitement" will be available; you will receive the real thing to you as soon as the official release is out. Don't miss this opportunity to get a copy! For more about Christian's music visit


Urdhva hastasana.
(Perhaps back extension is helped by having a tail.)

Grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change,
the courage to change the one I can,
and the wisdom to know it's me!
~~author unknown 11/20/2012

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

We have a class on Thanksgiving Day! 11/14/2012

Community Yoga & Potluck

Join us for fun & food this Friday evening! 10/10/2012

Relaxation Workshop

This Thursday... Explore relaxation with Yoga Nidra (the Yogic Sleep). Is your favorite yoga posture Savasana, the co**se pose? You're not alone! In this workshop, learn methods to take the physical relaxation further, using your power of quiet observation to create an opening for a more blissful rest and more awareness for a more peaceful life. Taught by Dharmashakti ... 09/30/2012

Yoga for Beginners

If you or a friend have wanted to start a Yoga practice, this class is a great way to explore slowly and safely...




Yoga Classes & Private Sessions, Therapeutic Massage, Movement Education



5210 Constitution Ave NE Ste A
Albuquerque, NM

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
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