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Yoga with Sandy Sperou, Mia Fasanella, & Seamus Tyson

Yogis practice on the lawn in Bryant Park NYC in front of a stage with the instructor.
July 19, 2022 at 10:00 am

We are excited to have our free Tuesday morning yoga class back on the Upper Terrace this summer! Registration is required this year, and please bring your own mat*, water, and a towel as needed. Masks are recommended, and attendance will be capped to allow for proper social distancing.

*Bryant Park is not supplying yoga mats for class. Be sure to bring your own!

Sandy found the importance of maintaining a regular yoga practice as a former Wall Street floor trader on the New York Stock Exchange.  She loved the way it brought a sense of peace into her mental space after hectic days on the trading floor. This spiritual component is still what Sandy values most about her yoga practice today. 

Her thoughtful and fun classes feature signature Yoga Shanti sequencing with an emphasis on maintaining a healthy spine, creating spacious joints, and a balanced nervous system. Sandy wants students to better get to know themselves and be their own witness in the journey of their own yoga practice. She is grateful to be continue learning with her primary teachers Colleen Saidman Yee & Rodney Yee. Her classes are offered online and in person at Yoga Shanti in Sag Harbor, NY. 

Aside from practicing and teaching yoga, Sandy loves to hang with her French Bulldog named Biff, dance to guilty pleasure hip hop songs, and cheer on her 6 time Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots.

Mia began practicing yoga in high school and continued to deepen her practice throughout college. She completed two 8-week yoga instructor training courses, and taught yoga throughout her undergraduate years at SUNY Oswego fitness centers. In her junior and senior years of college she helped mentor the next group of yoga instructors for the university fitness centers. Mia completed her 200hr training in 2017, Urban Zen Level One in 2019 and 300hr in 2020 at Yoga Shanti. She graduated in 2018 from SUNY College at Oswego with a BA in Anthropology and a minor in studio art. She continues to study with Colleen Saidman Yee and Rodney Yee because she is passionate about their alignment focused sequencing. Gratitude, breath awareness, balancing poses and reiki all inspire her personal practice and teaching. She considers yoga to be her best tool for managing Type 1 Diabetes from a place of physical and emotional wellbeing.

Seamus Tyson Yoga Instructor E-RYT® 500 Seamus grew up splitting his time in between New York City and the East End of Long Island. He continues to enjoy this balance between city and costal life today. Prior to teaching yoga, Seamus worked primarily as a Recording & Live-Event Music Engineer. Seamus completed his first 200-HR Teacher Training in 2015 at Yoga Shanti NYC, and has since completed his additional 300HR Advanced Teacher Training at Yoga Shanti. Seamus has spent time in the full spectrum of yoga disciplines, all leading to his primary love for Vinyasa Flow Yoga. He continues to be dedicated to the study, practice, and teaching of yoga. Seamus’s classes are as fun as they are challenging. He teaches a Vinyasa Flow style, with a heavy emphasis on sequencing and music, alignment and flow, and an appropriate amount of inquiry into the practice of yoga.

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Class info

To register for classes, click on the buttons above. By pre-registering you are accepting the program’s waiver which can be viewed in details here

We recommend arriving to class 15 minutes early so you can check in and roll out your mat. Please note: this summer the park is not providing mats, so bring your own!

Hundreds of yogis practice on the lawn at Bryant Park NYC in 2018.
Join us from home!

We are thrilled to continue offering digital sessions on Wednesday evenings at 6pm! If you can't make it to the park, practice with us digitally on our Instagram page @bryantparknyc.

Please join us a few minutes before 6pm on class day on our IGTV or look for a notice on your page that the park is going live.

Screenshot of a yoga livestream from Bryant Park NYC with the assistant practicing yoga on a stage in front of the class on the lawn.