Retreat to Triopetra, Crete, Aug 15-22

Nora and Tamar will be teaching a one-week Jivamukti Yoga retreat this August at one of the most beautiful beaches in Crete — Triopetra! Triopetra means “3 rocks”. The beach is several kilometers long and is well known for its beautiful sunsets and golden white sands. The retreat center, YogaRocks, has breathtaking views of the … Continue reading


Shalom Haver (Goodbye, Friend)

19 years ago, on November 4 1995, Israel’s then prime minister Yitzhak Rabin was publicly assassinated due to his peace efforts. After his death, the site of the assassination in Tel Aviv became a an instant memorial. People left flowers, made artwork and wrote comments on the walls commemorating him, giving voice to the overwhelming … Continue reading


The cowspiracy & a simple recipe for joy

The new documentary film Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret calmly and persuasively exposes that animal agriculture is the leading cause of global warming, deforestation, species extinction, Amazon depletion and water pollution; and that environmental organizations such as Greenpeace, Sierra Club and 350.org are purposely ignoring this information. Contrary to what’s stated in the film, Sierra Club … Continue reading



It’s always an honor to be sleuthed by YogaCity NYC! One of the dedicated Yoga Sleuths took class at Jivamukti on July 4 and wrote a review: Independence Day with Tamar Samir Jivamukti Yoga School 841 Broadway, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10003 212-353-0214 Wed, 10:00 AM To 11:30 AM/ Open/ http://www.jivamuktiyoga.com Jivamukti means free … Continue reading



“A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.” — Thomas Carlyle


Post Chakra Tuning Bliss at Pure Yoga

Jivamukti teachers Lauren, Jasmin from Munich, avid yogi Arthur, and me & Monja at Pure Yoga West, after our workshop this past Sunday. The workshop was accompanied by Kirsten McCord on cello. Stay tuned for our next collaboration!

Tadasana & Sirsasana

Tadasana & Sirsasana

It was a nice surprise to return to NYC after a month in Berlin, and find that Nora and I are featured in an exhibit of Derek Goodwin‘s photography at the Jivamuktea cafe. We shot this last spring on our rooftop in Brooklyn. The idea for this photograph was inspired by a workshop in which … Continue reading


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