Ithaca is blessed to have a vibrant and diverse yoga community. The following events are either hosted by Singing Heart Yoga, presented in collaboration with other yoga studios, or simply great happenings that we want to promote. Enjoy!



with ONE LOVE and Friends

WED NOV 1st    7-9 PM


Temple of Joy  

305 Taylor Place, Ithaca

Join Jyoti, Joe, Prem, and other members of our extended musical family for kirtan and global ecstatic chant!  Kirtan is a Sanskrit word that means "to communicate, to celebrate, to praise." It is an ancient yoga practice of call-and-response chanting, repeating the many names and attributes of the Divine. It is a joyful and uplifting practice.

All ages welcome. Free, with donations  gratefully accepted. Come sing your heart out!




CELEBRATION OF LIGHTSunday December 17th7:00 PMTemple of Joy

Please join us in welcoming the Winter Solstice and the returning Light with a candlelighting ceremony honoring the beautiful seasonal rituals from many traditions and cultures. We'll conclude by setting the sanctuary aglow with our personal offerings of blessings, prayers, and intentions. This event is free and open to all.* 7 PM candle lighting, singing, and prayer ceremony9 PM dessert extravaganza! Please arrive a few minutes before 7 so we can start on time without interruption. You are invited to bring a dessert to share for social time after the ceremony. * Because of the meditative nature of the event, and the many open flames, this gathering is not appropriate for very young children.


Solstice Candlelight Yoga Class
Thursday December 21st 
5:00-6:30 PM
Temple of Joy 
Prasad meal to follow (soup, bread, hot cider)
By donation

Come celebrate the Longest Night and honor the return of the sun with a warming, meditative, slow flow sun salutation based practice with a restorative guided relaxation at the end. Suitable for all levels, beginner-friendly.
All are welcome to stay afterward to share a light meal. Love offering donations gratefully accepted.

Pre-registration required. This class is limited to 10 participants, so register now to reserve your spot!



Sundays, 11:30 noon-1:00 PM
Fine Spirit Studio
201 Dey  Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Suggested Donation $5

Dance Church is a home for free movement expression in Ithaca. The DJ is the minister, the music is the sermon, and the dancers are the congregation! Feel free to come for the whole "service" or just drop in for a while. Love offering donations gratefully accepted,with no one turned away. All ages welcome.  No dance experience or skill necessary, only a love of great inspiring music and a willingness to explore the sacred through movement. Come dance your prayers!

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