Exploring a World of Peace
On and Off the Yoga Mat

Come along and take a ride on a vahana with us! 

Vahana Yoga & Eco-Tours offers yoga classes in Ithaca, New York, as well as workshops, retreats and eco-tours in the U.S. and overseas.  We focus on developing a healthy body and mind as well as just and peaceful communities connected to the natural world. 

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Yoga Classes & Events


Eco-Tours & Retreats

Featured Events

Weekly Yoga Classes

Community Yoga Class at Mighty Yoga - Sundays, 8:30-9:30 am
Slow Flow Hatha Yoga at Fine Spirit Studio - Tuesdays, 9:30-11 am, Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 am
Power Hour at Mighty Yoga - Tuesdays and Fridays, 12 - 1 pm

Winter Wellness Yin Yang Retreat

Saturday, February 17th, 9:30 am - 5 pm

Come spend a rejuvenating day (or days) at the historic Inns of Aurora exploring a world of energy through the lenses of Yin and Yang energy flows which can appeal to both the masculine and feminine qualities inherent in all of us.  Here’s a chance to spend some time in good company with your sweetie or with new friends while you get relaxed and re-energized in a beautiful and serene location with outstanding options for dining as well. 


Una Clase de Yoga en Espanol

Muchos Gracias para haber venido.  We raised $300 for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief! 
Did you find out how to say "Como se dice 'open your heart and lift your ribs'?"  We hope that those who came learned a few new, yoga relevant Spanish words and phrases while stretching your músculos for a good cause.   Donations were sent to the Puerto Rico Real Time Fund, organized and managed by the non-profit ConPRmetidos in partnership with Foundation for Puerto Rico.

If you'd be interested in more opportunities for combining your interests in Yoga y Espanol, please let Astrid know so she can be in touch when more such occasions arise. 

Glampfire Yoga Retreat

THIS RETREAT ALREADY HAPPENED but think about it for next year!
Treat yourself to a one of a kind yoga and glamping experience during the spectacular fall foliage and delectable harvest season in the heart of the Finger Lakes region of New York State!  Take some time to relax and unwind, to practice some rejuvenating yoga that will tune you in to your natural surroundings and to sample some of Ithaca's finest foods and beverages. 

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Yoga Eco-Hikes

By Request
Yoga and Fitness in the Outdoors!  With a yoga mat in tow, learn a bit about the history and ecology of upper Buttermilk Falls State Park in Ithaca, NY.  Tune your breath into the trees, give yourself a good stretch and practice exercises for renewable energy as Astrid leads you on a walk through this hidden gem of land.   This is a fantastic way to explore an iconic area of the Finger Lakes while achieving a bit of physical and mental fitness. 


108 Sun Salutations Benefit for Cayuga Lake

at the First Annual Ithaca Reggae Festival was on Saturday, June 24th, 2017 at Stewart Park and was an amazing time!
108 Sun Salutations in a row!  Water is Life! We tested our endurance and offered our practice up for a good cause.  This year's Sun Salutations were part of a community-wide day of celebration and education about Cayuga Lake.  The Sun Salutations were accompanied by musicians from the One Love Chant band and followed by several local and legendary reggae bands!  Organized by our partner Yoga for the Earth project.   We can't wait for next year!