Yoga this Week – September 21, 2014

greedlessness, non-attachment

The yogi feels that the collection or hoarding of things implies a lack of faith in God and in himself to provide for the future….By the observance of aparigraha, the yogi makes his life as simple as possible and trains his mind not to feel the loss or the lack of anything. Then everything he really needs will come to him by itself at the proper time.”


om in the lotus

Hari Om Dear Yoga Students,

As this Fall draws us inward I wish for your eyes to see all the abundance that you already possess right now in this moment in this time in your life. One beautiful morning this past week I walked down to the shore, a little less than a mile from my house and  was embraced by the serene beauty  all around me. It caused me to stop and I experienced a moment that seemed to have transformed into one of those magical moments suspended in time. I paused, connected to my breath, did some simple yoga postures and sat on a piece of wood to silently sit in meditation.. As the rhythmic sound of the waves made their way into my mind and the gentle warm breeze caressed my skin, I felt so completely connected to all that was around me. The feeling of abundance and gratitude seemed to encapsulate my entire being. If we take even a moment to connect with all that is precious and dear to us in our lives right now, we allow the divine light to shine into our hearts. A moment like this can change your entire day from one that is ordinary to one that is full of miracles and we seem to lack nothing.

Yoga this Week
**Meditation Monday Evening  at 7:15pm
A Meditative flow ending with time for a guided meditation and relaxation.  Appropriate for all Levels.
Tuesday Morning 930am Yoga with Meditation following Class
**Wednesday Evening Multi-Level Class 7:15pm
Friday Morning Healing Yoga at 930am
(Please reserve your spot in class or cancel if your plans have changed)
**Please NOTE that Evening Classes require a minimum of a four to sign up prior to 5pm day of class for it to run***
Restorative Yoga and Acupuncture on October 8th at 7 to 9pm.  Click the link to learn more.

Fall Yoga Hike!!  Saturday Morning, October 18th at the beautiful Avalon Park in Stony Brook – Relaxed walk through the woods to practice a gentle yoga class in natures studio – All ages and levels are welcomed!

Details to follow…

Yoga Movie and Indian Scarf Night!  Join us as we view two  very interesting  short yoga movies entitled “What is Yoga” and “Why we Breathe” together as a Sangha.  Kishori will be here showing her Indian scarves for which she will take orders for during the evening.  Date to be announced shortly.


Save the Date for a mini-yoga retreat!!!  What is Yoga?  An Experiential Journey with Amy Perri and Barbara Delledonne – November 2nd at the North Shore Public Library – Registration begins October 1st –

Watch for the return of monthly Yoga Jam in November and other fun yoga related events…

Suggested Rituals for Autumn Equinox

  • Give thanks to the Gods for the harvest.
  • Evaluate the past year, and identify what to harvest and what to plow under.
  • Identify and cut away outworn habits and emotional baggage which are wearing you down.
  • Work for balance and equilibrium in nature or in human affairs.
  • Give to those less fortunate than you are


Shanti Om,


6 thoughts on “Yoga this Week – September 21, 2014”

  1. Thank you so much for sharing your writing, and your divine light, with all of us, Amy.   This is exactly what I needed to read this morning. Namaste,Joanne

     Joanne Giganti From: Yoga With Amy To: Sent: Sunday, September 21, 2014 9:07 PM Subject: [New post] 1699 #yiv3360563321 a:hover {color:red;}#yiv3360563321 a {text-decoration:none;color:#0088cc;}#yiv3360563321 a.yiv3360563321primaryactionlink:link, #yiv3360563321 a.yiv3360563321primaryactionlink:visited {background-color:#2585B2;color:#fff;}#yiv3360563321 a.yiv3360563321primaryactionlink:hover, #yiv3360563321 a.yiv3360563321primaryactionlink:active {background-color:#11729E;color:#fff;}#yiv3360563321 | amyperri2 posted: “Aparigrahagreedlessness, non-attachment”The yogi feels that the collection or hoarding of things implies a lack of faith in God and in himself to provide for the future….By the observance of aparigraha, the yogi makes his life as simple as possi” | |

  2. Hi Amy. Hope all is well. Is there room in tonight’s class? I would like to come if so. Thanks Kelly.

    Sent from my iPhone


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