Yoga this Week – May 12, 2013 – Happy Mother’s Day

On Children

Kahlil Gibran

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.

You may give them your love but not your thoughts, For they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, For their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams. You may strive to be like them, but seek not to make them like you. For life goes not backward nor tarries with yesterday.

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite,and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far. Let our bending in the archer’s hand be for gladness; For even as He loves the arrow that flies, so He loves also the bow that is stable.

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 Happy Mother’s Day Dearest Yoga Students,

Whether you are a mother, grandmother, son or daughter – we all have something wonderful to celebrate today; unconditional love.  Think about that term for a minute.  The Wikipedia definition is:  Unconditional Love   is a term that means to love someone regardless of one’s actions or beliefs.  Unconditional love separates the individual from her or his behaviors. The individual is loved unconditionally as a “perfect” child of the Higher Power.
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Revel in what it feels like to be loved without conditions, without judgement with pure loving kindness for who you are.   Focus on the gratitude you have for all the mothers in your life past and present;  your birth mother, a friend, a sister, a diety, a mentor …and then recycle all the love you have been given as an offering to the universe.  Meditate on the amazing creation of life and the cycles that continue on and on and on.  Sa Ta Na Ma…Life, Death, Rebirth and Infinity. 
“A Mother’s Love need not be Deserved” 
Erich Fromm
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Classes for this Week
Monday and Thursday Evening at 730pm
Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation to Follow
Friday Morning Healing Yoga at 930am
(Please reserve your spot or cancel if your plans have changed)
Happenings
ShaktiPath Kirtan this Friday,  May 17th 7-9pm at the Mastic Moriches Library.  This is the Have a Heart Food Drive Fundraiser that was rescheduled from the February Blizzard!  Please click on the link to reserve your spot.  This event is FREE to all (you do not have to belong to library) with a food pantry donation.  https://www.communitylibrary.org/Programreg/view.php?resource_id=10828

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This Sunday evening, May 19th 730-830pm we will host our first Reiki Circle. Reiki Practitioners as well as anyone wishing to recieve are welcome.   Reiki will be given and shared with all that attend as well as distant healing sent to those unable to be present.  The session will begin with a meditation to prepare, Reiki will then be offered to attendees and session will end with a few moments of sharing.  $10 suggessted donation Please reserve your spot.
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Click on the link for info on our Yoga Hike, Yoga Jam and Restorative Yoga and Acupuncture Session coming up……https://myyogawithamy.com/eventsworkshops/
 
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Go give someone a Hug and get the universe in return….
Happy Mothers Day
Namaste
Amy
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8 thoughts on “Yoga this Week – May 12, 2013 – Happy Mother’s Day”

  1. Happy Mothers Day my dear Yoga teacher! Please reserve a spot for me for Tuesday Yoga and Reiki circle. Enjoy your day tomorrow! Denise

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  2. Hi Amy – I just want to say – Happy Mother’s Day to you! You are the best! See you on Tuesday! Love, Gretchen

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  3. Amy, you didn’t list Wednesdays therapeutic class at 11:00. Did I just not see it or has it been cancelled. Hope your Mother’s Day was pleasant. Linda

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  4. Hi Amy! I forgot I can’t make it this Thursday b/c I have a retirement party I have to go to- is there any room in your Tuesday Morning class (5/21)? I don’t have to be to work until late that day…

  5. Amy, got a call from my daughter in NC last night. She asked that I come down to help her with something June 5 thru June 12. That means I will not be here for the Restorative event. June 11. So, take me off your list. I am sorry if that causes any confusion. I hope there will be another event with the reiki component some other time. Again, sorry.

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