yoga and wellness




current class schedule


5:00pm - 6:00pm, Level 1

Yoga Shanti Tribeca (New York City)


8:45am - 9:45am, Open Class

The Loft (New York City)


4:00pm - 5:00pm, Beginner Class

Yoga Shanti Tribeca (New York City)

Coming Soon

Classes in the Hamptons for Summer 2019

One Ocean Yoga

Yoga Shanti Sag Harbor

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yoga and sound bath class

Parachute Home, SoHo

April 17th, 2019

Join Iris Cohen and guest Elizabeth Ferry for an evening of healing with a yoga and sound bath meditation. Ground yourself in a serene setting as we practice a gentle flow yoga followed by deep relaxation amidst the sounds of crystal bowls and koshi chimes. Light snacks will be offered prior to the practice at Parachute Soho's beautiful bedding and home store.


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Summer women’s retreat

The Hamptons, NY

June 24th - June 26th, 2019

Welcome your summer yoga practice with a retreat in the summer hamlet of Sag Harbor Village. Twice daily outdoor yoga and meditation practices, beach picnic, drumming circle, locally sourced, farm-to-table meals, beach walks, and optional stand-up paddle boarding, biking, and healing bodywork. Enjoy your practice at a Sag Harbor village home decorated in sustainable materials, Includes locally sourced brunch and farm-to-table dinners.


explore and transform


On the blog


the teachings, not the teacher

We gathered shoulder-to-shoulder in a circle, the constellation of the Costa Rican sky above, the sand under our feet, a burning fire before us.  The shaman instructed us to blow on a wooden stick and toss it into the fire as an offering to burn our teachers.

Burn our teachers? Images of The Crucible began to dance in my brain.  I love my teachers, even the ones I don’t like…


welcome to my new website

Good enough. I would say it to myself every time I opened my website these past two years. I updated my classes, workshops and retreats, swapped out photos of my prior studio, Be True (ok, most of them). And then four months ago, while on retreat in Costa Rica, I shifted. Good enough was not enough. Elena Brower invited us to explore a photo session with Australian photographer Pete Longworth and I answered YES…



love, iris