Moonflower Yoga
2093 Bellmore Avenue
Bellmore, NY 11710
Phone: (516) 557 2206
Email: moonfloweryoga@optimum.net

Mission

To provide a caring environment where people of all fitness levels can have a great yoga experience in a small class setting, as well as learn new things through interesting and engaging workshops, and discover ways to feel better through Reiki healing circles and Reiki training sessions. Come try one of our fabulous classes, Reiki training sessions, or workshops taught in a semi-private setting by our dedicated instructors! We are based in Bellmore on the south shore of Long Island in Nassau County, and students from the nearby towns of Merrick, East Meadow, Wantagh, Seaford, Levittown, and Massapequa all attend classes and workshops.

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Upcoming Workshops

  • Get your creative juices going in a fabulous online Om necklace and meditation workshop with Carol Procopio! We will provide you the materials to create a lovely jade and sodalite necklace on a turquoise hemp cord with an om pendant. Through Zoom, we will work together to create this beautiful piece which you keep for yourself or give to someone special for the holidays. Join us! Click on the "Workshop" tab above for additional info. You can register from the “Schedule” tab above. Date: Saturday, December 5th, 1:30-3:30 PM
  • Moonflower Yoga is happy to announce a great upcoming, special guided meditation evening with Bhante Sujatha! Bhante, a 30+ year Buddhist Monk, is singularly focused on adding more love in the world. He teaches loving-kindness meditation to people around the globe for all those seeking the art of happiness and contentment. Come discover the peace that comes from meditation in these relaxing guided meditation evenings with Bhante! Bhante will be offering this evening from the mountains of Sri Lanka via Zoom. NO previous experience needed and all are welcome. Next Date: Friday, December 11th, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM. Click on the "Workshop" tab for additional info.

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What’s New

  • While we are respecting social distancing guidelines, you can still relax & enjoy a great yoga or meditation class with your favorite Moonflower Yoga teachers from the comfort of your living room with our NEW online yoga classes! It is a wonderful way to continue with your yoga practice from the safe comfort of your home or join us from out of state. Click on the "Monthly News" tab for further info. You can register for an online yoga class by clicking on the "Schedule" tab above and following the simple registration and payment steps. Look for the words "(ONLINE CLASS)" next to the class title.
  • Are you new to yoga or looking for a gentler yoga class? Moonflower Yoga has ONLINE beginner-level yoga and/or meditation classes available 6 days a week! Just look for the "(B)" symbol next to the class title on the Schedule tab to determine which classes are appropriate for beginners. Once the coronavirus outbreak is behind us, we also have in-person, beginner-level studio yoga classes available on a daily basis.
  • Curbside pickup is available! Need some yoga supplies? Moonflower Yoga sells a variety of great yoga mats for sale from Huggermugger, rated one of the top 3 yoga suppliers in the US. We also have yoga blocks, yoga blankets for warmth and comfort & other yoga supplies to help you with your yoga practice. Young Living essential oils including favorites Lavender & Stress Away are available for curbside pickup. Click on the "Monthly News" tab for additional info about curbside pickup.

Welcome To Moonflower Yoga !

Moonflower Yoga Services If you are wondering “where can I take a great yoga class in Bellmore, Merrick, Wantagh, East Meadow, or Seaford”, you have come to the right place with Moonflower Yoga! Moonflower Yoga is a locally-owned yoga studio in Bellmore, Long Island (Nassau County), offering an interesting variety of yoga classes to individuals of all ages and skill levels.   There are NO membership fees, and there are NO annual contracts to sign at Moonflower Yoga.   You can simply enjoy a single yoga class and see how you like it by selecting the yoga class of your choosing from the “Schedule” tab and following the simple registration steps.

We currently offer 16 weekly online yoga and/or meditation classes which are perfect for new students, beginners, or those seeking a gentle practice which you can safely enjoy from the comfort of your living room.  Click on the “Monthly News” tab for further info about online yoga and meditation classes.  Also look for the “(B)” symbol next to the class title on the Schedule tab to determine which classes are appropriate for beginners.  The yoga styles at Moonflower Yoga range include hatha yoga (great for an overall yoga practice), vinyasa flow, yin yoga, chair yoga (excellent for those who have difficulty coming up/down from the floor), and restorative yoga.  Looking for some inner peace and/or meditation?  Our online “Relax and De-Stress with Guided Meditation” on Monday nights, or “Slow Flow and Singing Bowls” on Wednesdays at 7 PM, “Move with the Moon” on Tuesdays at 715 PM, or “Stretch, Meditate and Relax” on Thursdays at 715 PM would be great choices.  Also check out our “Workshops” tab where we have online meditation workshops and Yoga Nidra (deep sleep relaxation). Want to build strength?  We also have a great “Pilates Strengthen and Stretch” online class with Lynn on Thursdays at 5:30 PM to improve your overall strength and flexibility.  Have difficulty reaching the floor?  There are online Chair Yoga classes on Tuesdays at 12 noon with Nancy and Friday at 1130 AM with Vicky, as well as Chair Barre Basics class with Lynn on Wednesdays at 515 PM.

When the studio doors reopen for business post coronavirus, we offer great in-studio beginner-level yoga or meditation classes, as well as some intermediate-level classes for those looking for a more-challenging class. Moonflower Yoga provides a small-class setting at the studio with great yoga teachers who are there to help you grow and improve.  Our studio class size is limited to 6-8 students per class so you receive lots of personal attention!

We look forward to having you join us for a great yoga or meditation class at Moonflower Yoga!

How about trying something fun and different?  We also offer fascinating workshops where you can learn something new.  While we are following social distancing recommendations, we have fun ONLINE workshops available for you to try from the comfort of your home.  Click on the “Workshops” tab for further info.   These include a fun, online cooking workshop where you learn plant-based cooking ideas preparing a meal in your home at the same time we are preparing the meal online and giving you cooking tips.  There are also some online guided meditation workshops or Yoga Nidra (deep sleep) evenings so you can deeply relax.  When it is safe for us to reopen the doors, we will offer additional, in-studio workshops.  Our past studio workshops have included topics such as jewelry making and creating mala beads sets,  astrology, tarot cards, sound workshops with a gong, etc.  We also have 5 great Moonflower Yoga Clubs where you can make new friends and have tons of fun. Join us online for the Moonflower Yoga Book Club, the Moonflower Yoga Needle Arts Group (where we crochet or knit), or the Women’s Gathering Group.  When the studio doors can safely reopen, you can also join us for  the Moonflower Yoga Canasta Club and the Moonflower Yoga Mah Jongg Club.  Click on the “workshop” or “Club” tab above for additional info, and you can register for these activities from the “Schedule” tab above. 

Moonflower Yoga also offers Reiki Level One, Level Two, Level Three/Master Practitioner training, as well as Reiki Master Teacher training, and Reiki Healing Circles.  Click on the “Reiki” tab for the next date. Reiki is a wonderful way to find some inner peace, and Reiki is now being used by leading medical institutions as an alternative therapy.  The Reiki training programs will be returning when the studio doors can safely reopen.  While the studio doors are closed due to covid, we are offering an online Reiki Healing Circle using distance healing with Reiki Master Teachers.

Would you like to have a fun lunchtime yoga class in your local, nearby office?  When the coronavirus period is behind us, a Moonflower Yoga instructor can come to your local office to teach a great Corporate Yoga class at your place of business and help melt away midday muscle stress. 

Call us today or visit the studio to learn more about the classes, workshops, and services that Moonflower Yoga offers!!

 

Testimonials

“Finding and taking classes at Moonflower Yoga is one of the best gifts I have given to myself.  Instructors are knowledgeable, warm, nurturing and provide this yoga beginner with much needed support and guidance in an intimate, small class size setting.  Classes here cannot be compared to those offered at neighborhood gym, where in my experience, the focus is on physically getting fit. The focus that I have found here is more spiritual in nature, with an emphasis on the mind and body and this combination has made an incredible difference for me in terms of emotional health and well being. I leave each class feeling relaxed, happy,  soothingly energized and motivated to care for myself and to get in stronger physical shape. Yoga participants are all down to earth and welcoming – this is the place where the yoga family gathers together and I look forward to each celebration.”

Leslie S.

 

“Three years ago, I decided to return to taking yoga classes as I felt that I had gone as far as I could on my own. I was however concerned having some residual coordination issues following a stroke. It was important that I find a place where yoga class was not a competition and where I could learn and grow in my practice. Moonflower Yoga is that place! From my first class, to date there has never been pressure to “perform”, instead the skilled and dedicated teachers provide gentle guidance and encouragement. The small class sizes and intimate space permits for a close student teacher relationship. The studio offers a wide variety of classes from restorative classes and mediation, chair yoga,  vinyasa flow,  Reiki, as well as interesting and informative workshops. It has been a privilege to take advantage of all this studio offers and the growth and impact on my practice has been an amazing journey. There is something good for everyone at Moonflower Yoga and I recommend the studio to anyone looking to find a special place to learn and practice yoga.”

Carol Procopio

 

“I am very thankful to have found Moonflower Yoga.  Nancy Weshkoff, the owner of Moonflower Yoga, is absolutely wonderful in every way.  She has made her yoga studio into a place of comfort, peace, love and friendship.  Nancy sees her students as individuals with different needs, feelings and concerns; and she treats everyone with a warm heart and extreme kindness.  All of the yoga instructors I’ve met and worked with at Moonflower Yoga share Nancy’s ideals of making their students feel comfortable and safe.  As skilled teachers, they lead their students by showing how a particular movement or pose is executed, along with carefully worded directions and; sometimes, a gentle hand to guide us.  From my experience, the instructors’ main focus is to see that their students enjoy the gifts of better health and well being they themselves have achieved by practicing yoga, meditation, relaxation and breathing exercises.  Moonflower Yoga offers many types and levels of classes; and there’s a class (or classes) for anyone who wants to become more agile, improve their balance and become more emotionally and mentally secure–as I have. Moonflower Yoga also offers a variety of workshops including a book club, Mah Jongg, crocheting, Reiki and more–at which you can learn a new skill while socializing and having fun, too.  I sincerely recommend Moonflower Yoga to anyone who is searching for inner peace, better health and happiness.”

Mary S.

 

“Moonflower Yoga is a special place. It is more than a Yoga Studio.  You can participate in workshops, such as vegan cooking or learning about Chakras. You can join a book club or learn to play Mah Jongg.  Moonflower is all those things and more.  It is a welcoming environment.   The teachers are very sensitive to individual needs, as well as being informative and knowledgeable about the practice.  The owner Nancy makes people feel at ease and part of the Moonflower family. It is a good for beginners or any level of practice.  Take a class, I’m sure you will be happy you did.”

Ann Kaprat

 

“I have been going to Moonflower Yoga for nearly three years and it has literally changed my life. I knew from the moment I first walked through the doors that Moonflower Yoga was a special place. It is a community where one can learn and practice yoga with some terrific instructors, learn about meditation and other yoga related topics, join a book club, play Mah Jongg, join knitters and crocheters and make new friends.  Moonflower Yoga is just a wonderful place to enrich your life.”

Marjorie Karlin

 

“So happy that I found Moonflower Yoga!  The small classes and wonderful instructors made yoga a wonderful addition to my retired life.   Classes were paced appropriately for a beginner and then always offered ways to challenge myself. The flexibility, strength and balance, mentally and physically, that I have gained amaze me each day.  I have made many new friends at Moonflower and joined in numerous workshops and clubs.  Moonflower is a unique place and you soon become part of a family!”

Pat G.

 

“Moonflower Yoga and its owner, Nancy Weshkoff, embody all I hoped for in a practice.  Classes are small, expertly led and monitored, and are available in many different styles. Thanks to Moonflower Yoga, I have tried and loved many different styles of yoga I have never been exposed to before, and have been able to do this all in one studio!   Nancy’s style of teaching is focused and hands-on, with gentle suggestions and corrections that assure me I am building a solid foundation for what I know will be a life-long practice.  In that, Moonflower Yoga is the both the perfect place to begin- and grow- a yoga practice.  One is never lost in the crowd here.   Beyond the excellent teaching and classes, Nancy has built a warm, caring community that welcomes all with open arms.  I have never hesitated to attend any of the studio’s fascinating special events, even if I were going alone.  Knowing I would always feel comfortable even if I knew no one, has helped me widen my knowledge in many different and interesting areas, and I’ve built new friendships along the way.   Moonflower Yoga is not just a yoga studio- it is a place that mirrors in its warmth, cleanliness, and spirituality everything one could ask for in a yoga practice.”

Dian Z-M

 

“I have been a student at Moonflower Yoga shortly after it opened, which is almost three years ago. I started my yoga practice with Nancy, who happens to be the owner. Her beginner classes are an awesome way to start if you’ve never practiced yoga before. In addition to taking classes with Nancy, I have also grown to love the many other classes offered at Moonflower. There are many teachers who teach different types of yoga and I have nothing but love for each of them. I have a very stressful job, and my yoga practice has taught me to “BREATHE” and let the negative energy go.  The classes are small, so I guarantee you will get the personal attention needed first timers. I look forward to meeting you soon!”

Debbie M.

 

“Moonflower Yoga is an experience unlike any other yoga studio I have been to, and in the best way possible. Nancy Weshkoff, owner of Moonflower Yoga, has created a beautiful, homey, and comfortable environment for people of all ages to practice yoga. If you have ever taken a class and felt uncomfortable, like you were doing something wrong, or that yoga wasn’t for you, rest assured Moonflower Yoga is the complete opposite experience. Classes are small and Nancy will notice all of your movements to make sure you are doing the pose right. A class will leave you feeling refreshed and ready to take on the week ahead!”

– Nancy B.

 

“Moonflower Yoga is a boutique yoga studio that feels like an oasis of peace and Zen.  The atmosphere is beautiful and welcoming.   Nancy (the owner and principle yoga instructor) is a wonderful teacher that helps ease you into the class and evolve with it, even if you are new to yoga.   She’s genuine, real, and truly passionate about her students.  The classes are small, which gives her and the other teachers an opportunity to have a hands-on approach and pay much closer attention to you as a student.  You won’t regret taking a class here, really!”

Jovanka C.

 

“I am so happy my husband and I attended the Bellmore Family Street  Festival.  It was my introduction to Moonflower Yoga.  I am 76 years old and have been taking yoga classes for about ten years but never have I enjoyed a class more than my 10:00 am class on Thursdays.  It is so professional, so concentrated and, yet, so relaxing.  I feel like a new person every Thursday at 11:15.  Thank you so much for such a wonderful experience that is so helpful to my feeling healthy and peaceful each week.”

Maryellen H.

“I thoroughly enjoy Nancy’s yoga classes. I know that her knowledge of the asanas and anatomy, combined with her compassion and joy of teaching, will always provide me with a satisfying class in a nurturing environment.”

Christine S.

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