Yoga this Week – February 25, 2018

Yoga Chitta Vritti Nirodha

Hari Om Dearest Yoga Students,

In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Sutra 1:2 gives us the true meaning of yoga practice:  To still the every moving fluctuations of the mind.  The “Chitta” is like the lens we see the world through.     Our Chitta is colored, or clouded, by the vritti’s;  the things we have been taught, the society we live in, the family we grew up with and the experiences that have made an impression on us as we grow.  These perceptions can keep our mind in constant fluctuation (vritti) and  block our awareness of our higher consciousness (Buddhi) or ability to discern, intuit and understand deeper meanings in our lives.

Yoga – to Unite    Chitta – Consciousness     Vritti – Fluctuations    Nirodhah – Quieting of

The practice of yoga is to clear  our lenses (Chitta’s)  so that we see things as they really are, clear of personal attachment to outcomes, beliefs and misconceptions.  This is the goal of yoga. this is why we practice.  To clear our bodies and minds of habitual patterns so we can open up to what is truly important and true in our lives.  So we can open up to the wisdom of our higher self that is always looking out for our good and the good of all.

Yoga this Week

Tuesday morning 930am with Meditation

Tuesday Evening Monthly Restorative Yoga 7:15pm – Two Spots Open (Pre-Reg Required)

Wednesday night 715pm

Friday morning Gentle Healing yoga 930am

(Please RSVP to reserve your spot.)

    Workshops and Event Page 

Thursdays beginning March 1st – Yoga for Kids at Rocky Point Schools

You do not have to be a Rocky Point Resident.  Click this link to download the Rocky Point Community Education Registration Form.  K-2nd Grade at 430pm and 3rd -5th at 320pm. Community Ed Flyer

Thursday, March 15th 7-9pm – Yoga Sutra Study Group

Please join us as we continue our study of the sacred text, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.  The Yoga Sutras have many translations and offer us a scientific approach to our yoga practice. These Sutras, or threads, hold a wealth of information and point us in the direction of wholeness and enlightenment.  Together we will interpret sections of the sutras and read from a variety of translations.  Please bring a journal, something to write with a copy of the sutras (if you have one) and an open mind ready for discussion!  Light Refreshments will be served.  $15 Exchange.  Let me know if you would like to be added to the Yoga Sutra Study Email List.

Thursday, March 22nd Asperger’s Syndrome & High Functioning Autism Family Support Group

Meetings are held at the North Shore Youth Council located on the grounds of the Rocky Point Intermediate school JAE.  Click here for details AHA Support Groups

2018 Equinox Goddess Yoga Retreat on Shelter Island is now open for Registration!! September 21st to 23rd

.The Autumn Equinox is an auspicious time to gather together and contemplate both the light and the dark within and without.  This retreat sells out quickly, Click on the link for all the details on how to sign up!  Equinox Yoga Goddess Retreat

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