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Wellness Classes


SMHW provides free workshops and activities that focus on wellness in areas of nutrition, anxiety, education, stress management, mindfulness, and awareness. We also offer free integrative exercise in yoga, Pilates, and meditation to enhance students' overall health. Registration is required for in person classes, and all students are welcome via zoom. If you can’t make it to a live class, they are always available on demand by visiting the Student Mental Health and Wellness YouTube Playlist

 Yogi Sukhasana


In person classes are back on Tuesdays, starting January 18th  


  • Tuesday & Thursday
  • 5:30-6:30pm


  • Tuesday & Thursday
  • 6:30-7:00pm (immediately following yoga)


Please note for in person classes: 


 A woman in a yoga pose indoors

Mary Butler-Fink has been teaching yoga & meditation for 20 years. Her training is in the Hatha Yoga Tradition, and she is certified by Yoga Alliance at the highest level E-RYT 500 hour, YCEP. She has taught in yoga studios, her own included, corporations, spas, the Veterans Administration, hospitals and schools. Presently, in addition to beginning her 11th year working with faculty, staff and students at NYMC, she holds both private and group classes of all levels. Her karma yoga project for the past decade is Gilda’s Club, which has been recently renamed Red Door Community. For more info and to follow her on Instagram, visit @purefoodsisters

Outdoor Yoga Class

  Outdoor Yoga @ NYMC/TCDM