News : Meet a Green Business: Zev Yoga

Mar 11, 2014

Published in the Portsmouth Herald and Seacoast Online

Who: Zev Yoga, Portsmouth, Dover and Exeter

What: Owner and instructor Jonas Amberger has been practicing yoga since 1993 and opened Zev Yoga in 2006. Amberger has been teaching the ancient traditions of Ashtanga yoga — a method that involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures — to Seacoast residents for more than 10 years. Ashtanga detoxifies muscles and organs, resulting in improved circulation, a light and strong body, and a calm mind.

Where: 16 Market Square in Portsmouth; 175 Water St. in Exeter; 1 Webb Place in Dover.

What makes them green: 

  • Emphasizes a traditionally rooted, holistically minded approach to yoga that promotes overall health — the "sustainability" of the individual. 
  • Uses studio as community space, offering it for gatherings, educational events, workshops and fund-raisers. 
  • Uses and promotes eco-friendly yoga mats and uses all natural cleaners in the studios.

Read the full article on Seacoast Online.