3 Wednesdays ~ Sept 11, 18, & 25 ~ 7:00 – 8:30pm

$50 for all 3 Sessions!

Sanna Carapellotti,MS, Cht uses energy psychology
approaches for rapid resolution of struggles and
trauma. She is a HI Hatha Yoga instructor and a
HeartMath Coach.
She has been expertly using EFT since 2004,
teaching adults and children how to use it!
  • Learn EFT’s Five Essential Steps!
  • Discover Strategies for Optimal Results!
  • Learn to Help Yourself and Your Family!
  • Experience Tapping (EFT) Sessions!

EFT is the most researched energy psychology approach! Hands down, it is the best tool to have at your finger tips for any stress, even trauma. Come learn “acupressure for your emotions!”

“After a three decade addiction to Diet Pepsi. I have not touched a drop since 2015 thanks to Sanna’s way of tapping!” J. P., GA

“Tapping released a childhood trauma from which I thought I could never heal. I am free!” L.M., PA

Use it for anything and on anyone!

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Ayurvedic Cooking for Fall with Kate Mackin

Wednesday September 25th
from 1-3 pm
$40 (includes lunch)

As summer winds down, leaving us with sweet memories of vacations, our beautiful gardens and free time, we may also feel a little burnt out. The heat of summer can accumulate in our bodies and we may feel ready to give up a little freedom in exchange for some structure and stability

Join us to learn how to adjust your diet to feel more grounded this time of year

Please pre-register. 48 hour notice is required for refunds.

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Ayurveda 101 with Cathy Tuttle

Wednesday October 2nd
from 1-3 pm

Ayurveda is an ancient health care tradition that has been practiced in India for over 5,000 years. Join us to learn about how the elements of the earth, our eating habits, the seasons and even the time of day affect our unique constitutions. Yoga practices for each body type will be reviewed.

This class will examine the framework of Ayurveda including the routines that help bring us back to balance and harmony.

Please pre-register. 48 hour notice is required for refunds.

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Year Long Meditation On-going Workgroup

Starting October 7th
Every Monday 7:30-8:30 pm

The Himalayan Institute’s Year Long Mediation initiative is a collective effort to welcome peace and balance to our lives.

This workgroup will support your home YLM practice by introducing and practicing the Gayatri Mantra together. The Gayatri Mantra is a sacred chant that demonstrates the unity that underlines the many expressions of creation.

After chanting the mantra we will sit in silent meditation together.

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The Chakras Part 2: Wheels of Life with Kate Mackin

Wednesday, October 16th
from 1-3 pm

Now that you have an introduction the chakras, join us to dive deeper! We’ll reflect on the themes in our everyday life, learn the bija mantras of each chakra.

This class will review the theory behind the chakras and build on the practice we learned in the Chakra 1 workshop.

Please pre-register. 48 hour notice is required for refunds.

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Join the Year Long Meditation

In a world full of unrest, fear, and doubt, we need to reconnect with our inner light now more than ever. 

Join thousands of like-minded practitioners in an unprecedented effort to reshape the course of human history.

Year Long Meditation  (YLM) is a global group practice, undertaken to heal and empower collective consciousness. With three ways to participate from anywhere in the world – and a global community of vibrant, mindful people working toward a common goal – you’ll have the tools and support to make a lasting, positive impact on yourself and society.

To learn more and to join the Year Long Meditation  please go to

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New Hatha Yoga Class for Men with Susan Volkar

Yoga Sequences designed specifically for men

Weekly Class

Begins Monday, May 6th

from 6:30 – 7:45 pm

Here are a few reasons why men should do yoga:

  • Extends range of motion
  • Helps build muscles
  • Increases flexibility
  • Enhances productivity
  • Is a stress reliever
  • Improves sexual health
  • Improves breathing
  • Alleviates pain and injuries
  • Helps improve overall health
  • Helps to sleep better
  • Creates a balanced body and mind

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Monthly Community Meditation

Our Himalayan Institute of Pittsburgh is a peaceful community, welcome to all. In these turbulent times…let us come together, drop within and meditate…or maybe you have never meditated? You could simply sit in silence. Let’s create a positive energy that will promote peace and carry us throughout our world.

Our Summer Community Meditations:

The 2nd Friday of each Month

Dates:  August 8th,  September 13th

~No Fee

~Time: 7pm – 8pm.

Door will be open at 6:30.

It’s simple.   We just come and “sit” together in the beauty of silence. If you have even the slightest interest, please come and “sit” with us.

You can use a chair, or come early and learn to prop for ease in sitting.  You can stay for 5 minutes.  You can stay the hour. 

We provide chairs, mats, bolsters and blankets for your support.


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Beginner’s Yoga

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Sunday Evenings  7:30 – 8:45 pm with Jennie Bolas
Ongoing: please come anytime and use your class pass

More and more people are discovering the benefits of yoga.  Whether you are interested in flexibility, strength, stress reduction or balance, it helps to learn the fundamentals of yoga in a systematic, non-threatening way.

This class will cover the basics of breath awareness and different types of yoga postures (asanas).  Throughout the session we will encourage a healthy connection between breath and posture, increasing body awareness, and ease in movement.  The class will also explore relaxation techniques to increase your sense of well being and balance.

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