New York yoga studio - Shakti Raja Yoga

Yoga is a state of being in which we connect directly and consciously to our Source, the Divine within us. This union with our Source brings peace, harmony, joy and bliss. Shakti Raja Yoga is designed to ignite the spirit within and to awaken the bliss body. Learn more about our unique and inspiring approach to Yoga and yogic philosophy.

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“Maher teaches a unique class combining the spiritual aspects of yoga with an intense, physical workout. She is one of the most gifted teachers I know and one feels an instant sense of comfort and inspiration in her presence.” – Natalia Alonzo-Brillante Director, American Youth Dance Theater

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Best New York Yoga Studio | Shakti Raja Yoga
Our Classes

Maher Benham is currently not offering group courses or teach training at this time. However, she is taking on private clients. If you’re interested in having Maher Benham instruct you one on one, please feel free to visit our contact page and fill out our quick contact form to get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

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Ignite Your Light Body

Our Yoga classes are designed to:

  • Strengthen, stretch and purify the physical body
  • Calm the mind
  • Soothe the nerves
  • Lift the spirits
  • Rejuvenate the entire being

The point of yoga is to connect with your own inner divinity. Our classes in Yoga are designed to offer a complete experience on every level, physical, mental and spiritual. The unique combination of Yoga poses, structured breathing, music, spiritual teachings and meditation produce a powerful elixir of psychic-chemical juices which produce a safe, natural high. This will illuminate one’s aura, awaken the “Bliss Body.” Click here to learn more about our classes.


Asana Dance Choreographed by Mahar Benham to Honor Sting


Are you interested in truly imersing yourself in the art and lifestyle that is Yoga? Look no further than Shakti Raja Yoga and master Yoga instructor, Maher Benham.

Shakti Raja Yoga offers students a truly unique perspective on Yoga and the Yoga experience. We’re more than just poses and stretches. We incorporate all aspects of Yoga. We want to help you ignite your light body!