yoga and wellness


Upcoming retreats


sag harbor womens retreat

Yoga retreat with Iris Cohen, from June 25th - June 27th, 2019

Kick off 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.


tulum retreat

At Casa Violeta with Iris Cohen and guest Elizabeth Ferry, from January 28th - February 1st, 2019

Welcome to the sweet beauty and charm of Casa Violeta. Twice daily yoga and meditation outdoors with Iris, evening restorative yoga and sound bath with Elizabeth, delicious Mexico-meets-the-Mediterranean meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Explore the chic-boho shops of Tulum, visit Mayan ruins, swim in cenotes, experience healing body treatments, sound baths and the simplicity of the pristine sandy beaches right outside your doorstep.

mother daughter retreat

Yoga guided by Iris Cohen, and mentoring with Robin Giacomo, from June 9th - June 10th, 2018

Join Iris and Robin for a unique mother/daughter yoga and mentoring experience focusing on life transitions. Hosted in a beautiful Sag Harbor home featuring indoor and outdoor yoga spaces, Iris will lead a playful and accessible 90-minute morning yoga practice followed by a 10-minute meditation on Saturday morning. Robin Giacomo, a wellness coach, will introduce us to a portion of the grow Method, guiding mother and daughter in inquiry-based written exercises to embody our highest ideals and to strengthen the mother-daughter bond through accountability and support.


“I dwell in possibility.”

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CURRENT class schedule


9:30am - 11:00 am at One Ocean Yoga (Bridgehampton, NY)


8:45am - 9:45am at The Loft (New York City)


4:00pm - 5:00pm at Yoga Shanti Tribeca (New York City) 


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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 brand new website

I’m happy to announce that my updated online presence is now live! Feel free to explore, and make sure you sign up for my newsletter for updates. Hope you like it!



love, iris