Creating a tranquil mind through yoga.

Welcome to
Shamani Yoga

At Shamani Yoga, everyone has the opportunity to experience transformation through Yoga and Meditation. Our yoga classes will help you discover tools to uncover your true self and live a more peaceful, authentic life. We guide our students through safe, effective, and healing posture flows interspersed with moments of meditative stillness. Join us from your own home for live online yoga classes or come to one of our in-person classes and create tranquility in body and mind.

— Betsy Ceva & Charlene Bradin About Us

Betsy Ceva & Charlene Bradin

Upcoming Online Yoga Classes

All online classes are $12.00 and include a Class Replay link, available to watch for 48 hours.

Charlene Bradin teaches Gentle Yoga

Gentle Yoga with Charlene Bradin — Tuesday, October 19 ~ ONLINE

Taught By: Charlene Bradin
Start: Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 06:00 PM
Timezone: America/New_York
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Lynne Aubrey

Vinyasa Flow for Level I/II & Up with Lynne Aubrey — Sunday, October 24 ~ ONLINE

Taught By: Lynne Aubrey
Start: Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 09:00 AM
Timezone: America/New_York
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Morning Stretch & Flow Level I/II & Up Monday Mornings

Stretch & Flow for All Levels with Betsy Ceva — Monday, October 25 ~ ONLINE

Taught By: Betsy Ceva
Start: Monday, Oct 25, 2021 09:00 AM
Timezone: America/New_York
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Upcoming In-Person Yoga Classes

All in-person classes are $25.00.

We also offer PRIVATE and SEMI-PRIVATE yoga sessions, on Zoom or in person. Contact us for more information, or to make an appointment!

Workshops & Events

Yoga Study Circle: Impermanence: Navigating Our Shifting Seas with Steve Knowlton & Heidi Broecking

Friday, October 29 | 7:15-8:30pm ET

Shamani Yoga welcomes special guests Steve Knowlton and Heidi Broecking! Are you feeling unmoored? Out of balance? Listing a bit to starboard? You are NOT alone! Since the start of the Covid pandemic it sometimes feels as if there is little or no solid ground upon which to stand. Join special guests Heidi Broecking and Steve Knowlton online, Friday evening October 29 for a thought provoking Yoga Study Circle. Looking through the lenses of Yogic and Buddhist texts we will explore the nature of impermanence and our present day experience. This Yoga Study Circle encourages discussion and includes periods of meditation. Includes a 48-hour replay. $12.00

About Shamani Yoga

Meditation ~ Movement ~ Breath ~ Self-reflection

Shamani Yoga creates tranquility of the body and mind through fluid asana classes that weave meditation, breath, and self-awareness into every moment and movement. Master teachers Betsy Ceva and Charlene Bradin believe in a well-rounded physical practice that also incorporates the wisdom of traditional yoga philosophy. Betsy and Charlene founded Shamani Yoga following the loss of Birchwood Center, their well-known yoga and massage studio in Nyack NY, to the Covid19 pandemic. Shamani Yoga was their response to listening to nature and asking themselves, “what do we need now?” Shamani (meaning to create a tranquil mind) was a return to their roots, uniting their strengths and talents to share the essence of yoga and self-care from their home. It distills 22 years of building a multifaceted yoga and massage center into this smaller, more intimate practice that fosters peace and transformation. Through movement, meditation, breath, and self-reflection, Shamani Yoga enables a deeper understanding of one’s true Self. We offer a weekly schedule of group yoga classes, private and semi-private yoga sessions, online yoga workshops, study circles, and special events, life coaching via phone or Zoom, and massage therapy.

Betsy Ceva, E-RYT500Betsy Ceva, E-RYT 500, specializes in Gentle Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and Hatha Yoga for beginning through advanced level students. Betsy’s life-long experience as a modern dancer, choreographer, and dance instructor has shaped her unique style of yoga. Betsy’s yoga classes have been described as magic; with expertly crafted sequencing that builds from the first pose to the ultimate letting go. Betsy does not just teach an online yoga class; she will take you on a journey within your own body and mind. Learn more ›

Charlene Bradin, E-RYT200Charlene Bradin, RYT 200, grew up in Rockland County, NY where she still resides. As a teenager she began working in her family’s retail business and stayed for 14 years. Working in the family store gave her a well-rounded understanding of how to run a thriving small business. Not only is Charlene the mastermind behind all inner-workings of Shamani Yoga, but she is also an amazing yoga teacher, as well. Charlene offers a relaxing and motivating yoga class led with her amazing sense of humor. Learn more ›

Come to Betsy and Charlene's yoga classes to experience the connection of a vibrant community held together by two earthy, compassionate and talented yoga teachers who specialize in classes meant for all age, body types and experience levels.

Indrani D.

During these challenging times, nothing has nourished my body, mind and spirit more than getting on my yoga mat and practicing with Charlene and Betsy. Their classes are very creative and perfectly balanced, and I always feel the passion and energy they bring to each one.

Linda S.


Betsy and Charlene are incomparable. Their gentle guidance, fun, yet calming demeanor and balanced, skillful approach was exactly what I needed. And the flexibility to practice when and where I am able is the best!



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