Practice yoga surrounded by the glow and warmth of tea lights. Each class is the perfect mini-retreat to clear your mind, de-stress, open your heart, and prepare for the upcoming week.
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Welcome to Lila Yoga
Philosophy In Motion
Welcome to Lila Yoga Studios – a mindfulness center for yogic learning in the Lila Yoga Tradition. We offer daily classes for all levels — asana (yoga postures), meditation, pranayama (yogic breathing), quite-present-time, mindfulness practices, hiking, kirtans, contact improvisation, and more.
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What is Lila Yoga?
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Name says it all! $5 for a happy hour of Lila Yoga.
Join us and a rotation of some of our Lila Yoga Teacher Trainees for a great (and fun) hour of asana.
Sun Salutations is a rejuvenating sequence of postures and movements designed to awaken the body and prepare it for daily living.
Take some time to slow down, relax, and ease your body, mind, and soul with Gentle Lila Yoga. This class is great for all levels, from those brand new to yoga to experienced practitioners who enjoy a slow, gentle, vinyasa flow practice.
A Practice of Stillness
An invigorating practice open to all! experienced practitioners & beginners alike—modifications to suit your level will be given
Beginners through experienced - modifications to suite your level
A dynamic class focusing on intermediate & advanced postures
Slow motion vinyasa - continuous flow
Moon salutations are traditionally a sister to the sun salutations. This energetic vinyasa style practice moves on the lateral plane and includes spontaneous movement, inner meditation, and an invitation to honor all the phases of the moon and the cycles of your life.
LILA YOGA CLASSES…
are holistic vinyasa practices that aligns our body, our breath, & our intentions.
Each posture becomes an opportunity to awaken, explore, and unite with a specific state of being. Class typically include invigorating vinyasa that ignites warmth, deeply focused individual postures, and finish with a nourishing savasana. The result is pure REFRESHING ENERGY within a strong body, calm mind, & peaceful heart.
LILA YOGA focuses on acknowledging and uniting with the larger rhythms of life and the interplay of energy at any given moment.
Lila Teacher Training
Stretch the possibilities.
Erica Kaufman. Yoga Director
When you practice Lila Yoga you are harmonizing physicality within physics and finite within infinite.
Lila Yoga alignment is holistic. We align our body, our energy, our intentions, and heart in order to unite with the unique offerings of each yoga posture.
Lila Yoga awakens cosmic energy in our yoga postures & our life.
Lila is the creative rhythm of life.
Yoga is unity.
Lila Yoga is unity in life.
Come play with prana. Come practice Lila Yoga.
Lila has become my oasis in State College. I connected with the teachers here instantly and have grown tremendously in my practice and in my self. Truly a marvel!
I stumbled on this little gem of a yoga studio while visiting central Pennsylvania for a short time. Really, just a lovely studio! Welcoming staff, reasonably priced (check out their intro specials) and wonderfully centering, both physically and spiritually. Definitely a worth visiting if you need a little refocusing!
Took the intro class and learned so much more than the physical side of yoga. I can't wait to continue my practice at Lila.
I am reconnecting with yoga. In just over a week, I have enjoyed varied classes with different instructors. Each instructor has given me the ability to get in tune with my mind and body. I look forward to each class and highly recommend the calm, welcoming spirit of this yoga practice!
Absolutely life changing. I completely believe in this practice, it fullfills my spirit.
if you want to transform your life in light and love, then lila yoga is the place to be!!! the instructors are some of the most beautiful and knowledgeable human beings i have ever met....much love to this studio <3
I thought I hated yoga. It was for "hippies" and people with a certain body type, but this year I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and was on prescription painkillers. My quality of life was very low and I needed a change. After looking around, I saw that Lila Yoga had a beginners class and I bit the bullet. In 5 weeks I went from barely able to walk, to quitting painkillers all together. Lila is special. You don't feel ugly or out of shape here. Everyone is on a journey and instead of "not being able to do it" the teachers here show how YOU with YOUR body can tap into an awareness of your breath, mind, body and energy. It's not about comparing or winning a race, but making yourself better. You take the awareness in the studio and learn how to make tiny, but significant changes in your regular life. A yoga "pose" becomes more than a counting game of isometric flexing. A "pose" becomes a physical embodiment of a state of mind. You aren't in warrior II, you are strong in the present moment and accept the future and the past. This way of teaching is unique in my experience. The staff is willing to answer all kinds of questions, from how you can modify a pose to avoid pain to what to do with extra flesh you might have. On top of that, in my experience, there is a deep sense of community and if you reach out, someone will be there to share your experience, give advice or simply give you a smile and remember your name. This place is more than a workout studio and it really is a place that is welcoming to everyone.
I love to practice at this studio! The teachers are so friendly and knowledgeable.
Lila is one of my favorite places in State College. Everyone is warm and welcoming and happy to work with beginners through advanced yogis.
Hey guys I am Astha and I am glad that I started my yoga experience with Lila yoga studios. It is very good place to learn the synchronization of mind and heart!!!!
I walked in a square. Confused at others, I would stare. Then listened to the words that would strip my soul bare. "Lila is about play" so relax and don't care.
Lila is the best yoga studio I've ever been to. I only went there for a semester, but it was one of the best yoga experiences I had. I've been doing yoga for three years, but I learned more in one semester than I did the past three years. All the teachers were very good and qualified (a special thank you to Grace for her teaching ). I would highly recomment student passes for unlimited yoga (it's such a good deal!). I'm going to miss this place!
Go Max!!!!! After today's practice I feel like a little fuzz floating in the wind
Stacy is a wonderful and inspired teacher--from sun salutations to prenatal and mom and baby yoga! I love her classes.
let others bend it like beckham, i'll bend it with yoga and be all the healthier for it.
I felt more relax the moment I walked in to the studio. I was nervous and the teacher kindly introduced herself to me making me feel more comfortable. I felt more at peace after my first class.
Lila is the best yoga studio I have ever been to. As a student, they offer many chances for discounts/free yoga during finals week, along with so many different times for classes that make it easy to make a consistent part of my life. Every instructor has a unique style, but they all make sure that you are safe and in a relaxed environment to laugh, ask questions, fall out of poses, but also challenge yourself. As I am preparing to graduate, I know that Lila will be one of the communities that I will miss the most.
I have been practising Lila Yoga since the last 3 years now and I can't possibly put down in words the effects it has had on me and my life. Erica is a wonderful teacher and everyday with her brings new learnings. I am currently doing the 200 hour Lila Yoga Teacher Training program in India and our week long workshops are quite intense and insightful into the world of sharing the science and art of yoga with world. Our most recent workshop, Philosophy in Motion which was a part of the training was held in Chennai. There wouldn't have been a better medium to study the Bhagvad Gita and Pitanjali's Yoga Sutra. Having heard them so many times living in India, Erica's commentaries and interpretation of the two scriptures showed a new angle on how this all fits into the everyday life. I have immense gratitude towards Erica and Lila yoga for sharing this philosophical knowledge and the studies into movement with it.
Thoughtful and knowledgeable instructors. Great for all skill levels, novice to advanced.
I live in FL but will be back to visit. Anna, Jeremy and Josh are awesome teachers. Anna and Jeremy were especially encouraging when I brought my niece with me. So I brought my 9 & 10 yr old daughters the next day too. Love Lila style and appreciated the welcoming and friendly atmosphere! best regards and shanti- Tina
Lîla Yoga focuses on
- The power of the mind
- Internal and external energy patterns
- Quality & depth of involvement
- Clarity within the moment
- Living with more agility and grace
- Trusting the intuitive