Hatha Yoga is the practice of uniting our mind, body and spirit. It is a practice that also balances our energies. Our Masculine (Paternal), Ha, energy is one of heat, movement and effort. Our Feminine (Maternal), Tha, energy is one of cooling, quiet compassion and receptivity. In a recent discussion sparked by a dharma talk led by Wade Imre Morresette, it was said that our society has become accustomed to leading with the Ha energy of the masculine. In other words, we are focused on the doing, the accomplishing, the end result without considering the Tha energy that deals with love, kindness and a concern for all involved.
Our Yoga practice connects us to both these energies, however, our intention before, during and after class should be one of receptivity. As we move through our physical practice we create heat and are immersed in the “doing” of our poses. As we come into stillness, we become quiet, receptive and open to the teachings within and without. Having a balance between these two energies enables us to skillfully maneuver through our lives and act in the most productive way for all involved.
Think about it for a moment, how would moving into the receptive energy of the moon, allowing our intention to rest on loving kindness and unconditional love, change the way we “do” things? From cleaning our home, to traveling our roadways, doing our jobs, to speaking to a loved one, our “Ha” energy will allow all we do to shine forth with love, compassion, forgiveness and a sense of connection to all who will be affected by our actions.
Classes for this Week
**Monday and Thursday Sunset Beach Yoga at 730pm**
Weather and Tide Permitting Evening classes will be held down at Hallock Landing Beach for the summer . Email me if you need directions.
Please check your email or facebook page before heading to class – Tides and Weather look perfect for this week!!
You can either meet me here between 7 and 71opm or down at the beach for 730pm start – Be mindful of No Parking signs
Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation to follow class
Friday Morning Healing Yoga at 930am
Please reserve your spot in class or cancel if your plans have changed.
Restorative Yoga, Acupuncture & Reiki with Essential Oils will be on Tuesday Evening, July30th at 730-930pm. Please reserve your spot as soon as possible and arrange to get your payment to me by Wednesday next week, thanks.
Still a few spots left for Yoga Darshana Center”s Restoration Retreat at Camp De Wolfe in Wading River in which I will be attending as well as leading a class. This is a great way to experience the joys of a retreat experience right in your own backyard. Click on the link to reserve your spot. http://yogadarshanacenter.com/restorationretreat.html. Stay for one day or overnight..all levels welcome.
For more information go to www.MyYogaWithAmy.com and click on the events page.
5 thoughts on “Yoga this Week – July 28, 2013”
Amy, I’m hoping to make it to beach yoga Monday night. I may be bringing my son. Can you remind me of the directions? Thanks, Susan
hi amy i would like a spot in the july 30th restorative yoga class let me know ifthere are any available thanks peace Meg
Count me in for tonight’s class please, Jason
Hi Amy, I will be coming to class on mon 7/22/13. I will meet you at your house by 7:15. Thanks Patricia Raimondi Date: Sun, 21 Jul 2013 20:33:43 +0000 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi Amy , I will not make it tomorrow Tuesday. I am sorry