Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Donations from Frances Karoff's yoga class on Thursday, April 25, will benefit the family of Martin Richard, the eight-year-old Dorchester boy that was killed at the Boston Marathon last week.
A Milton health coach and yoga teacher will hold a fundraiser yoga class in Carney Hospital's Cushing Auditorium on Thursday, April 25, for the family of Martin Richard. Martin, a Dorchester resident, was the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings last week. "While we are grieving over the tragic events last week, I invite you to a free yoga class to work through your experience with, as yoga is often called, a 'meditation in motion,'" said Frances Karoff. Karoff has been practicing yoga for more than 15 years and received her 200-hour certification in 2010. Thursday's class will be free, but donations will be collected for The Richard Family Fund. Donations can also be sent directly to The Richard Family Fund C/O St Mark's Main …
Friday, September 7, 2012
The Milton Yoga Foundation, Front Line Yoga and the Jimmy Fund will host Yoga on the Milton Town Green on September 9.
On a typical Sunday afternoon, the Baron Hugo Gazebo and the green in front of Town Hall are quiet and empty. This Sunday, the Town Green will be much more occupied, but similarly hushed. Milton Yoga will host Yoga on the Milton Town Green Sunday, September 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. The free community event will raise money the Jimmy Fund and the Milton Yoga Foundation while collecting toiletries and clothing for Front Line Yoga. Milton Yoga owner Sean McCarthy, who launched the Milton Yoga Foundation in January, organized the event with a student who works at the Jimmy Fund. He also brought in Front Line Yoga founder Danny Dwyer, who went from being homeless in Boston to collecting items and teaching yoga to people in a similar situation. “We …
Monday, June 25, 2012
Tara Stapleton of Milton owns a unique yoga business that operates like a concierge service.
Yoga, the spiritual exercise technique originating from Hinduism and Buddhism, is now widely practiced at studios and gyms around the world. But “Yoga with Tara S.” goes one step further, bringing the art of the exercise right to your home. “The beauty of it is I come to them,” said owner Tara Stapleton. “I make it easy and give them the tools to calm themselves down.” Stapleton’s yoga business, somewhat like a concierge service, has operated in Milton and the surrounding South Shore area for four years, offering one-on-one and group classes at every skill level. Stapleton specializes in Kirapalu yoga, which focuses on breathing, alignment and meditation. With easy stretching moves, Stapleton describes Kirapalu as a “non-competitive” …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Milton Yoga opened one year ago today and is planning to expand into a new location the coming months.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Milton Yoga, a community and education based yoga studio, celebrates its one year birthday today, May 2nd, and announces the opening of new, dedicated studio at 10 Brush Hill Road in Milton. In celebration of its birthday, Milton Yoga is offering classes for $1. From May 2nd through May 6th, all classes at the studio will be one dollar. "I wanted to give something back to the community and the students who have made this year so successful," said Owner and Teacher at Milton Yoga, Sean McCarthy. "When I opened a year ago in the midst of a troubling economy, I knew there was a need for yoga in my hometown. I opened in shared space with the Carriage House School to help build the business and foster an educational environment. I had no idea…
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Sean McCarthy opened Milton Yoga on Randolph Avenue on May 2.
After a five-year period as a ski instructor, yoga teacher and certified personal trainer in Colorado, Wyoming, and Texas, Milton native Sean McCarthy has brought his love of yoga back home. McCarthy opened his Milton Yoga studio at 777 Randolph Ave on May 2and has seen a great response in the community. “It’s been better than expected, it’s been a great reception,” McCarthy said of the business’s first few months. “I’ve been averaging about a new student a day, which is fantastic.” McCarthy offers classes Monday through Saturday in both the Hatha and Vinyasa styles of yoga. Students have the option of starting their day with an early morning class or closing out their day with an evening session. They can also choose from one of three …