Location: 43D 9th Street (between Smith & 9th), Gowanus 11215. F/G train to Smith-9th Street. Phone: (718) 682-3270

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Abhaya Gowanus is a 5300-square foot facility for yoga located steps from the Smith-9th Street stop (F/G trains). Abhaya Yoga Gowanus empowers the individual through an integrated experience, offering a wide range of classes, workshops, teacher trainings, and healing modalities.

Our sprawling warehouse (and, long ago, a horse stable) now turned yoga center encompasses:

  • Grand Yoga/Movement Room
  • Medium Yoga/Movement Room
  • Meditation Room
  • 2 Healing Rooms for private therapeutic sessions
  • Brooklyn Pilates Project owned by Kara Fitzpatrick
  • Expansive Lounge, cafe and Art Gallery
  • Dynamic Yoga Asana
  • Restorative Yoga Asana
  • Alignment and Foundations
  • Chandra Flow (chill, flowing asana, with live music)
  • Therapeutic Asana
  • Yoga and Art
  • Bhava Fridays™ Yoga with live music
  • Meditation
  • Open meditation (sitting without guidance)
  • Siesta (facilitated rest/savasana sessions for hard-working students)
  • Salsa Dance
  • Shamanic Meditation
  • Kundalini and breath work
  • Sound Baths
  • Quarterly Reboot Cleanses for Health
  • Yoga for Beginners Series
  • Sound Baths
  • International Teachers
  • Local Teachers
  • Pre/Post Natal Yoga
  • Philosophy and Spirituality, centered around a non-dual and universal perspective
  • Abhaya Immersion - 100 hour deep dive into yoga
  • 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Accredited Yoga Teacher Training
  • 300 Hour Yoga Alliance Accredited Yoga Teacher Training
  • Continuing Education for 200 or 500 Hour Teachers
  • Restorative Teacher Training
  • Chair and Elder Teacher Training
  • Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Teacher Training
  • Private Therapeutic Yoga Sessions
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Pressure Point and Essential Oil Healings
  • Medical Qi- Gong with Miranda Maher
  • Reiki
  • Cranial Sacral Massage
  • Vedic Astrology


Stay tuned for our relocation of ABHAYA DUMBO to 32 PEARL STREET (September 2017).


Our mission is serve the freedom, awakening, and healing of our students and teachers by embracing the deeper facets of yoga and spiritual arts as the bridge. Our Four Pillars of Focus:


Abhaya is defined as fearlessness. Abhaya encourages empowerment and autonomy within the support of community. FEAR LESS LOVE MORE.

The Abhaya Method serves as a backbone to the centers. The Abhaya Method integrates the physical components of yoga with the more subtle, energetic and breath-oriented principles. It is a non-dual philosophy that teaches universal connectivity plays an important role by encouraging students to trust into their hearts.