Entries by garyk

Accessible Yoga Conference New York City-May 19-21

This post is to support the Accessible Yoga Conference. It will be held in New York City from May 19-21, 2017 at the Integral Yoga Institute, 227 West 13th Street, New York. The mission of the Accessible Yoga Conference is to provide a forum where the Yoga community can come together to connect, share, and […]

OmStars Yoga TV Channel

OmStars Yoga TV Channel This post is to support the new OmStars Yoga TV Channel that is being launched by Kino MacGregor and Kerri Verna. Their innovative idea is to provide authentic yoga teachings over a television platform. They hope to increase the presence of yoga in the world and make it a better place […]

The New York Freelance Isn’t Free Act

On November 16, 2016, Mayor de Blasio of New York City signed into law the Freelance Isn’t Free Act (the “Act”). The Act is important legislation and has far reaching implications for anyone who uses freelancers in New York City. Freelancers are independent contractors under the Act. The Act gives freelancers the right to sue […]

Yoga Vida NYC Wins- A Ray of Light in the Darkness of Independent Contractors?

The Background On October 25, 2016, the Court of Appeals of New York delivered its opinion on In the Matter of Yoga Vida NYC, Inc. v. Commissioner of Labor. The Court overruled the Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board (the “Board”) that had affirmed the Commissioner of Labor’s decision that Yoga Vida’s teachers were employees. The Board […]