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Rima & Monica,
Co-Founders of SOUK

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Pose In Focus:
Urdhva Hastasana (Upward Salute)

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In-Class Private™ (ICP):
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Souk Yoga Studio - New York City

Monday, December 4 2023

09:15 AM
Duration: 75min

VINYASA

Welcoming practitioners of various fitness & lifestyle routines, this medium intensity class seamlessly transitions you from one posture to the next working & stretching in equal measure arms, legs, hips, glutes, front & back body. Poses in this multi-level class are weaved together in a rhythmic manner through the incorporation of breath at every level of the practice. With no more than 3 postures to a side, the sequences are well balanced so as not to fatigue muscles and overload joints – thus keeping the mind vibrant and continuously aware of its potential. Expect to feel the power of your breath while developing full body strength and stability.

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09:15 AM
Duration: 75min

VINYASA

Welcoming practitioners of various fitness & lifestyle routines, this medium intensity class seamlessly transitions you from one posture to the next working & stretching in equal measure arms, legs, hips, glutes, front & back body. Poses in this multi-level class are weaved together in a rhythmic manner through the incorporation of breath at every level of the practice. With no more than 3 postures to a side, the sequences are well balanced so as not to fatigue muscles and overload joints - thus keeping the mind vibrant and continuously aware of its potential. Expect to feel the power of your breath while developing full body strength and stability.

Live Streamed

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12:15 PM
Duration: 90min

JIVAMUKTI Yoga Open

Move into advanced postures by injecting the mystical into the physical. Ancient yogis understood that the body comes into the alchemy of movement when instilled with intention, purpose, and connection. Postures are skillfully introduced and sequenced with increasing intensity, infused with non-dogmatic Yoga philosophy, suggestions from one’s own voice as revealed in the chanting of ancient mantras, as well as the all-elusive sound of one’s own breath. Variations to optional advanced poses are offered so practitioners can work at their own level, moving through arm balances, deep hip openers, twists, chest expanding backbends and inversions.

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12:15 PM
Duration: 90min

JIVAMUKTI Yoga Open

Move into advanced postures by injecting the mystical into the physical. Ancient yogis understood that the body comes into the alchemy of movement when instilled with intention, purpose, and connection. Postures are skillfully introduced and sequenced with increasing intensity, infused with non-dogmatic Yoga philosophy, suggestions from one’s own voice as revealed in the chanting of ancient mantras, as well as the all-elusive sound of one’s own breath. Variations to optional advanced poses are offered so practitioners can work at their own level, moving through arm balances, deep hip openers, twists, chest expanding backbends and inversions.

Live Streamed

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04:30 PM
Duration: 75min

VINYASA

Welcoming practitioners of various fitness & lifestyle routines, this medium intensity class seamlessly transitions you from one posture to the next working & stretching in equal measure arms, legs, hips, glutes, front & back body. Poses in this multi-level class are weaved together in a rhythmic manner through the incorporation of breath at every level of the practice. With no more than 3 postures to a side, the sequences are well balanced so as not to fatigue muscles and overload joints – thus keeping the mind vibrant and continuously aware of its potential. Expect to feel the power of your breath while developing full body strength and stability.

In Person

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04:30 PM
Duration: 75min

VINYASA

Welcoming practitioners of various fitness & lifestyle routines, this medium intensity class seamlessly transitions you from one posture to the next working & stretching in equal measure arms, legs, hips, glutes, front & back body. Poses in this multi-level class are weaved together in a rhythmic manner through the incorporation of breath at every level of the practice. With no more than 3 postures to a side, the sequences are well balanced so as not to fatigue muscles and overload joints - thus keeping the mind vibrant and continuously aware of its potential. Expect to feel the power of your breath while developing full body strength and stability.

Live Streamed

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06:30 PM
Duration: 75min

JIVAMUKTI Yoga Open

Move into advanced postures by injecting the mystical into the physical. Ancient yogis understood that the body comes into the alchemy of movement when instilled with intention, purpose, and connection. Postures are skillfully introduced and sequenced with increasing intensity, infused with non-dogmatic Yoga philosophy, suggestions from one’s own voice as revealed in the chanting of ancient mantras, as well as the all-elusive sound of one’s own breath. Variations to optional advanced poses are offered so practitioners can work at their own level, moving through arm balances, deep hip openers, twists, chest expanding backbends and inversions.

In Person

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06:30 PM
Duration: 75min

JIVAMUKTI Yoga Open

Move into advanced postures by injecting the mystical into the physical. Ancient yogis understood that the body comes into the alchemy of movement when instilled with intention, purpose, and connection. Postures are skillfully introduced and sequenced with increasing intensity, infused with non-dogmatic Yoga philosophy, suggestions from one’s own voice as revealed in the chanting of ancient mantras, as well as the all-elusive sound of one’s own breath. Variations to optional advanced poses are offered so practitioners can work at their own level, moving through arm balances, deep hip openers, twists, chest expanding backbends and inversions.

Live Streamed

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08:00 PM
Duration: 60min

READINGS From The Spiritual Masters

On the first Monday of Every Month at 8pm in the main room - join us after Monica’s class for Video Recordings of Ananda Ashram’s program with Joan Suval - ‘Readings from the Great Spiritual Masters’, elaborating on topics that only the enlightened ones could illumine for us in a way that is relatable & timeless. The recording will be followed by a discussion facilitated this week by Yogeswari, Rima & Vani Devi

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Tuesday, December 5 2023

09:15 AM
Duration: 75min

VINYASA

Welcoming practitioners of various fitness & lifestyle routines, this medium intensity class seamlessly transitions you from one posture to the next working & stretching in equal measure arms, legs, hips, glutes, front & back body. Poses in this multi-level class are weaved together in a rhythmic manner through the incorporation of breath at every level of the practice. With no more than 3 postures to a side, the sequences are well balanced so as not to fatigue muscles and overload joints – thus keeping the mind vibrant and continuously aware of its potential. Expect to feel the power of your breath while developing full body strength and stability.

In Person

View Details

09:15 AM
Duration: 75min

VINYASA

Welcoming practitioners of various fitness & lifestyle routines, this medium intensity class seamlessly transitions you from one posture to the next working & stretching in equal measure arms, legs, hips, glutes, front & back body. Poses in this multi-level class are weaved together in a rhythmic manner through the incorporation of breath at every level of the practice. With no more than 3 postures to a side, the sequences are well balanced so as not to fatigue muscles and overload joints - thus keeping the mind vibrant and continuously aware of its potential. Expect to feel the power of your breath while developing full body strength and stability.

Live Streamed

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12:15 PM
Duration: 90min

IYENGAR Yoga Level II & Up

After having learned the fundamentals of Iyengar Yoga, this faster paced, mixed level class encourages students to cultivate a consistent, personalized, and informed practice. This class introduces students to a range of poses including forward and back extensions as well as twisting postures and head balance. Level II into Level III deepens the students’ awareness and experience of the more subtle and profound aspects and effects of asana. Having attained a level of stability and ease, students may hold asanas for longer periods of time, learn variations and begin the journey to reflection and meditation in asana. At this level, students are strongly encouraged to practice at home regularly so that their personal understanding of yogic postures begins to fuel their understanding of refinements taught in class. Class will rotate each week of the month: First week: Standing asanas, Second week: Seated Twists and Forward Bends, Third week: Backbends and Fourth week: Restorative/Pranayama An established lineage, the Iyengar method allows you to experience and envision longevity in your practice, as your body incrementally builds and refines sensitivity, strength, and stamina from the surface to the core.

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05:00 PM
Duration: 65min

SOUK Flow

A rigorous flow of stamina-building yoga postures that include standing poses, twists, shoulder opening backbends, that provide the perfect break for your lunch hour or the occasion to de-stress at the end of your day.

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05:00 PM
Duration: 65min

SOUK Flow

A rigorous flow of stamina-building yoga postures that include standing poses, twists, shoulder opening backbends, that provide the perfect break for your lunch hour or the occasion to de-stress at the end of your day.

Live Streamed

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06:30 PM
Duration: 75min

JIVAMUKTI Yoga Open

Move into advanced postures by injecting the mystical into the physical. Ancient yogis understood that the body comes into the alchemy of movement when instilled with intention, purpose, and connection. Postures are skillfully introduced and sequenced with increasing intensity, infused with non-dogmatic Yoga philosophy, suggestions from one’s own voice as revealed in the chanting of ancient mantras, as well as the all-elusive sound of one’s own breath. Variations to optional advanced poses are offered so practitioners can work at their own level, moving through arm balances, deep hip openers, twists, chest expanding backbends and inversions.

In Person

View Details

06:30 PM
Duration: 75min

JIVAMUKTI Yoga Open

Move into advanced postures by injecting the mystical into the physical. Ancient yogis understood that the body comes into the alchemy of movement when instilled with intention, purpose, and connection. Postures are skillfully introduced and sequenced with increasing intensity, infused with non-dogmatic Yoga philosophy, suggestions from one’s own voice as revealed in the chanting of ancient mantras, as well as the all-elusive sound of one’s own breath. Variations to optional advanced poses are offered so practitioners can work at their own level, moving through arm balances, deep hip openers, twists, chest expanding backbends and inversions.

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08:15 PM
Duration: 60min

Cleansing SOUK Sound Meditation

Our Tuesday evening offering opens with an introduction to the practice of sound meditation, focusing on gentle, inspiring, and lightly cleansing tones created primarily with singing bowls, chimes, and overtone emitting instruments, closing with silence, and stillness. It is perfect for those first coming into a relationship with sound as a guide and tool for meditation practice, and offers a rebalancing and restoring hour for all.

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FAQ

  • What is SOUK?

    SOUK is a contemporary yoga studio designed to create connections by coming together in the practice of yoga, storytelling, music and sweat. Our classes are accessible to all levels of practitioners and draw from ancient teachings as they pragmatically relate to the times we live in.

  • Who founded SOUK?

    Rima Rabbath and Monica Jaggi + a team of women who are yoga practitioners but more importantly, also leaders in the fields of finance, brand management, and architecture. 

  • Where does the name SOUK come from?

    SOUK is a word with Middle Eastern origins. It is a place where people put aside their differences to exchange goods and information. In Sanskrit (the language of yoga), sukh is referred to as a place centered in joy & ease of being. SOUK is a space of exchange where one feels welcome and inspired. 

  • Where is Souk Yoga Studio located?

    Souk is located at 12 West 27 Street, 2nd Floor (between Broadway & 6 Avenue) in the heart of the Flatiron, NoMad neighborhood in NYC. This area is often referred to as the “Sweat Corridor” due to the multitude of boutique fitness studios. 

  • What yoga classes can I attend at Souk?

  • Why should I practice yoga?

    The list of yoga’s therapeutic benefits is long – from improving posture, to boosting energy levels, to decreasing stress and anxiety. The Self-confidence one gains from practicing yoga will permeate all aspects one your life. 

    Yoga means to join, to feel connected rather than dis-connected. 

    • Connected to one’s body to feel its potential – strength, resilience, flexibility and vitality.
  • Why should I practice in-person, in a studio?

    Nothing compares to a room full of practitioners moving together rhythmically, meeting their edge on the mat and co-creating in-the-moment an IRL vibe. The power of a collective practice inevitably lingers long after the yoga class. Moreover, you can experience hands-on assists through the power of touch. 

    But… If you are unable to make it in-person, many classes at SOUK are livestreamed via Zoom so we can certainly beam you in!

  • What if I’m new to yoga?

    New is awesome. Start where you are is the best life advice! As one great teacher (Shunryu Suzuki) wrote once: “If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything, it is open to everything. In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few. ” 

    We recommend SOUK Align & Flow, Yin and Restorative,  SOUK Rise, Flow and Power Flow classes.

  • What kinds of methods do you teach?

    We host an incredible group of teachers from around the world representing the most significant lineages of yoga – Jivamukti Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga as well as Vinyasa classes taught by seasoned teachers from studios who closed their doors during the pandemic (The Shala, Laughing Lotus)

  • Can I bring a friend?

    Please do! We love it when friends practice together. SOUK makes yoga accessible and approachable to all. 

    If you refer a friend to SOUK, you get 15% OFF your next in-person class.

  • Do you have mats?

    Brand new lululemon™ mats are provided with every class.

  • Do you play music in class?

    Most classes at SOUK incorporate music. Our studio features a club level sound system installed by Eleven Audio Design, which will rock your world! 

    The music our teachers play in class never compromises the teacher’s voice or instructions but is meant to enhance your experience. Rather than “elevator” or background music, you will hear tunes from a wide range of bands and artists – electronic, rock and roll, indie, pop, hip hop, and devotional music.

  • Do you have showers?

    YES! You will love our amenities. The changing rooms for women and men are equipped with showers.

  • Can I freeze my ALL IN Membership?

    1. Freeze Duration: Members can freeze their membership for a minimum of 1 consecutive month and a maximum of 3 months per calendar year.

    2. Freeze Notice: Members must provide at least 7 days’ notice before the desired freeze start date. The freeze period cannot be retroactive.

    3. Eligibility: Freeze requests are typically granted for reasons such as illness, injury, or extended travel. Valid documentation may be required for verification.

    4. Freeze Cancellation: Members can choose to end the freeze period before the agreed-upon date but must notify the studio at least 72 hours in advance.

    5. Automatic Unfreeze: At the end of the freeze period, the membership will automatically reactivate, and regular billing will resume.

    6. Freeze Limitations: The freeze policy is subject to change at the discretion of the yoga studio team. Any updates or modifications will be communicated to members in advance.

  • What is a dharma drop?

    A dharma drop is a quote or a teaching that inspires and uplifts. It is shared within the context of a yoga class, a meditation session, a lecture, or a social media post. We added the word drop because like a drop of water, it can quench our thirst. A dharma drop is a drop of wisdom that has the potential to carry you throughout your day.

  • What is Jivamukti Yoga?

    Jivamukti Yoga™ is a path to enlightenment through compassion for all beings. The Jivamukti method was created by Sharon Gannon and David life and is grounded in the original meaning of the Sanskrit word asana as “seat, connection” – relationship to the earth. 

  • What can I expect from a Jivamukti Yoga class?

    In a Jivamukti yoga class, postures are skillfully introduced and sequenced with increasing intensity, infused with non-dogmatic yoga philosophy, a little bit of chanting and great tunes. You can expect increased vitality and greater clarity in all modes of self-expression.

  • What is an ICP?

    An In-Class Private™ (ICP) may be the best yoga class you’ve ever taken. During a regular class, a certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher individually assists you throughout, refining and adding depth to your practice. In their skillful hands, you are comfortably guided through every movement of the class experience. Whether you are a practitioner looking to clarify alignment of asanas in your own body or a teacher interested in learning adjustments, in an ICP the teacher capably offers hands-on assists & modifications to further the student’s experience of themselves in Yoga.

  • What is Iyengar Yoga?

    Iyengar Yoga™ is named after and developed by B. K. S. Iyengar. The practice focuses on alignment and detailed instructions. In Iyengar classes, props such as belts, blocks, bolsters and blankets are highly encouraged. They are tools that help us understand how our body can relate to a posture as well as make challenging postures more accessible.

  • What can I expect from an intro class?

    Expect greater understanding of your body in a posture, which will allow you to experience increased confidence and courage. We promise, you will be hooked! 

A Day In The Life
of Fashion House CEO
and SOUK Yoga Practitioner

Cinematography : @ianvollmer
Score: Ayun by @mira_kater & @schwrzwldr
Final Sound Mix : @chrisdelaurenti
Concept & Casting: @mjmasala

Sound On Sound Off

Our Amenities

  • CLUB LEVEL SOUND SYSTEM

  • SHOWERS

  • TOWEL RENTAL

  • YOGA MATS INCLUDED

  • HEPA AIR FILTERS

  • CHANGING ROOMS

  • LOCKERS

  • WATER STATION

  • WI-FI

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