Yoga is a weekly class at Down
Under Yoga in Brookline that integrates movement, Jewish texts, and intricate
global Jewish music. Drawing inspiration from the beautiful, sustained culture
of Jews from North Africa, the
Middle East, India, and beyond--this class will provide a flexible space for
yogis of all levels to explore the richness of Jewish creativity and
spirituality through the body.
Allen is in her final year of
studies in Hebrew College Rabbinical School’s transdenominational training
program and is a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Her passion lies at the intersection
of Judaism, ecology, and creativity. After training for three years under
Justine Wiltshire Cohen, founder of Down Under Yoga in Boston, Adina received
her yoga teacher certification from Kripalu. In 2009 she co-founded the
Movement Minyan at Hebrew College, in which participants explore elements of traditional
Jewish prayer through the body.
Newman is a singer-songwriter,
cantorial soloist, and Jewish worship leader. Currently
a full-time cantorial student in the School of Jewish Music at Hebrew College,
Julie has also participated in the Cantor's Cohort and the Torah Yoga Teacher
Training Program at the Institute
for Jewish Spirituality.
Shira Yoga is a collaboration between
Down Under Yoga, Piyut North America and New Center NOW. This program was made
possible in part by a grant from the Combined Jewish Philanthropies.