Mother’s Day Cancellations (5/14)

We have 4 class cancellations to report on Sunday, May 14th. The following classes are canceled:

  • Flatiron: 8am with Paul
  • Upper East Side: 2pm with Maja
  • Flatiron: 6pm with Kiara
  • Upper East Side: 7pm with Paull

Teacher Training Cancellations (5/14 – 5/20)

From May 14th through May 20th we’re hosting a week long training at our Flatiron location. The training is taking place from 7:30am until 4:30pm on Monday through Friday that week and during the morning/early afternoon hours of Saturday. Some of our regular classes will be canceled to accommodate the training. In addition, some of the training classes will be open to the public. Please check the schedule for updates.

  • 20 Class Card for $299
  • Through Sunday, April 30th
  • 1 Year Expiration
  • Activates after first use, not the date of purchase
  • If you have a current package with us, we’ll put this package on hold until you’re ready to use it


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Starting May 1st, the rate of an Unlimited Membership (Auto-Renew) is increasing. To lock in the best rate for unlimited classes before the change, sign up today. May’s new prices will apply to new enrollments (those signing up on, or after, May 1st) and will not affect current members.

Prime Membership

  • Unlimited classes
  • Valid at all locations
  • Take 15% off all merchandise
  • Bring one guest each month for free
  • Take 15% off all special events and workshops
  • Valid for Bikram, Hot HIIT, Yin Nidra, Chillax and Intermediate classes

This rate is only valid through April 30th! Sign up today and start anytime.

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Class cards

PRIME Membership


5 Class Card


10 Class Card


Includes Towel Set

Valid All Locations

Earns Rewards Points

15% Off Apparel/Merch



Bring a Guest Free/Month



15% off Special Events



Up to X Classes




Price Per visit (3x/week)





  • – 5 class packs are valid 3 months and 10 class packs are valid 6 months

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Join us May 14th through May 20th, 2017 for a 51 hour Hot Vinyasa Teacher Training program with Jimmy Barkan.

Jimmy Barkan is a master yoga teacher certified by Ghosh’s College of India, Calcutta, India in 1981. He is considered to be one of the pioneers of yoga in the United States, practicing long before yoga became popular and mainstream. This training is Jimmy’s first in NYC and Bikram Yoga NYC is pleased to be hosting the Barkan Method Hot Vinyasa Teacher Training in our studios.

Class Overview

Hot Vinyasa is a vigorous class, combining upper body strength, flexibility and cardio and is designed for students of all levels seeking a challenge. Postures are linked together and move smoothly from one pose into the next. You will develop core strength, upper body strength, flexibility in the shoulders, legs and spine plus improved concentration in this class. Challenging, therapeutic and fun. The Barkan method combines many of the familiar Bikram Method poses with Vinyasa flow.

Teacher Training Overview

  • Practice and learn to instruct Jimmy’s new “Hot Vinyasa Flow”
  • Introduction to advanced Hot Yoga Asanas
  • Learn advanced hands-on teaching techniques and skills
  • Explore in depth the history and philosophy of Yoga
  • Learn about our lineage from Calcutta, India (Hot Yoga)

Teacher Training Recommended Reading


Teacher Training Location

Bikram Yoga NYC Flatiron
182 5th Avenue (between 22nd & 23rd streets)

Teacher Training Schedule

Sunday, May 14th – 3:00pm-4:30pm

Monday – Friday
7:30-8:45am – Satsung on History, Sanskrit & Philosophy
9:00-10:30am – Hot Vinyasa Yoga Class
12:00-2:45pm – Posture/Teacher Clinics
3:00-4:30pm – Hot Vinyasa Yoga Class

10:00-11:30am – Hot Vinyasa Yoga Class/Test
12:30pm-1:30pm – Graduation

Apply to Hot Vinyasa Teacher Training

For 200 Hour Certified Instructors – Earn your certification to teach The Barkan Method Hot Vinyasa Flowif you’re already a 200-hour certified Teacher in the Barkan Method, Bikram or a similar style of Hot Yoga. Participants must mail in a copy of their 200-hour teacher training certification.


For Advanced Students who are not Certified Teachers – Participate in the program as an advanced student and take your practice to the next level practicing Hot Vinyasa and advanced hot yoga postures from our sacred lineage in Calcutta, India. Participants must mail in a letter of recommendation from a 200-hour Yoga Teacher. For advanced practitioners only. Please note: You will not receive a certification to teach The Barkan Method Hot Vinyasa Flow in Option #2. Participants in Option #2 will receive a Letter of Completion.


How The Application Process Works

All applications will be personally reviewed by Jimmy on a first submitted, first reviewed basis. Upon acceptance to the training, Jimmy will send you an email confirmation. At this point a $500 non-refundable deposit is required. Please allow up to 1 week for a response from the date your application is submitted.

Training Fees

$1,200 – Includes all classes, lectures, posture clinics and tests
Returning Level II and III graduates participate at half-price; $600


Terms and Conditions

All applications will be personally reviewed by Jimmy. Upon acceptance to the training we will send you an email confirmation and require a $500 non-refundable deposit. Submitting your application shows you have read and agree to all the requirements for the program. You will not officially be enrolled until we receive your deposit, and a letter of recommendation from a certified yoga instructor. Full tuition is due four weeks before the training. We are unable to offer refunds within three weeks of the training.

Curriculum: You must meet all of the application requirements and fully participate in each and every aspect of the training. All participants are required to be on time, attend every class and event with an open mind and open heart.Continuing Education: Continuing education is an important aspect in any career. It keeps you up to date and refreshed. You will inspire your students as well as yourself when you continue to grow and learn. Graduates will be required to submit a renewal application by the 31st of July of every two years along with a $25 annual processing fee.

Level I and Level II Continuing Education Requirements

In order to keep your Barkan Method Certification current all graduates are required to participate in one CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM at least every other year. The program must be conducted by Jimmy. Regular classes with Jimmy do not count towards your continuing education requirements. The required programs include posture and teacher clinics. The most important and effective continuing education programs are the Level II/III Teacher Trainings. We recommend that you participate in one Level II program per year. Returning graduates of Level II training participate at half price.

Re-visiting at least 2 posture clinics with Jimmy Barkan (or a total of 4 hours at the Level I Training Posture Clinics) will also count and your participation is always welcome and free of charge. Graduates are required to make a reservation in advance when they will be attending the Level I Clinics.

More Information

For more information about the Hot Vinyasa Teacher Training Program in New York City from May 14th through May 20th, please click here. If you’re ready to apply, please click here.

We are excited to be teamed up with Yoga Journal to promote Yoga Journal LIVE New York from Friday April 21 through Monday April 24th. Click below to learn more and use promo code YJLIVENY to get 15% off any ticket!

An Evening with Deepak Chopra: You Are the Universe
We are all drawn to the idea of change at some point in our lives, but where does transformation happen? Should we focus on our bodies or alter our beliefs, address our old conditioning or pursue a special spiritual discipline? Join Deepak Chopra at Yoga Journal LIVE New York on Friday April 21 for his keynote address, You Are the Universe, and find out ways to experience higher consciousness, transformation, and healing.

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Get Specific with Promoting Our Classes or Trainings!
Do you have a favorite teacher who once taught at your studio? Did you train or work with one of the teachers at our events? Are you personally excited about a training program, such as kids yoga teacher training, because you believe it would benefit your community? Take a spin through our schedule and share with your yogis which classes and trainings you are excited about or options that would benefit them. 

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Our Hotel Rate and Rebate
Deal alert! Join YJ LIVE New York on April 21 – 24 and stay at the Hilton Midtown with a special hotel rate and rebate. You’ll be steps away from a quiet oasis in between your classes, a change of clothes before Deepak Chopra’s keynote, a jog in Central Park, and the elevator which, unlike the subways, doesn’t experience delays. Plus, you’ll experience the weekend as a much needed stress-free spring retreat. Check out the details!

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