Category Archives: Full Moon

Yoga this Week – October 17, 2016

Be Virtuous, Be Giving, Be Positive and allow your actions to come from a place of Loving Kindness and all you may be looking for will be found.  Let everything else go; desires, judgments,  conflicts, friction, ideas.  Let it all go and remain calm and centered in all you do, focusing on understanding, connection and mutual respect.  

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Greetings Dear Friends,

Hope you are enjoying this beautiful colorful, warm Monday!

Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning Yoga at 930am with Meditation

**No Wednesday Evening this Week**

Thursday 11-1pm Riverhead Retirees 1199

Friday Morning Healing Yoga 930am

Friday Afternoon 445pm Mindful Turtle All Levels Yoga

Saturday Morning 11-1pm Yoga Hike Fundraiser

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Happenings

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Events & Workshops

October 22nd Yoga Hike in Port Jefferson on the Greenway Trail 11-1pm

October 22nd – Little Portion Friary Hope House 1 to 7pm – Interfaith Festival of Hope for those in Recovery from Addictions or effected by anyone recovering or in the throws of addiction.  Click this link.  http://interfaithfestival.ezregister.com/

October 27th – Rest Yoga & Acupuncture with Reiki and Ess Oils 7-9pm – Only One Spot Open at this Time!

November 12th I will be presenting Long Island Yoga Associan Workshop:  Music, Mantra & Asana – Tuning in to Vibration & Intention 1-4pm at St. Anselm’s in Shoreham (Santi)

 

Yoga this Week – November 17, 2013

**The road is all paved and ready so classes can   be held in our cozy, warm  yoga room; yay!***

“Without intention, all these postures, these breathing practices, meditations, and the like can become little more than ineffectual gestures. When animated by intention, however, the simplest movement, the briefest meditation, and the contents of one breath cycle are made potent.”

                                                                      Donna Farhi

 

Good Morning Dearest Yoga Students,

It feels wonderful to be wide awake on this glorious November morning.    Setting an intention can be extremely powerful, not only for your yoga practice but for your day, your week or your life.  With an intention set, our mind seems to calm down and we can rest in the fact that we know we are doing the right thing; that we are on course.

Whatever you are doing today, after reading this, stop for a moment or two and see if an intention for this day comes up for you.  It could be an intention to remain calm if difficulties are awaiting you.  It could be an intention to release judgement or cultivate joy inside yourself.  Whatever you wish for yourself, try setting an intention to cultivate that quality inside.  If you want to be happier, intend to be happy.  If you want more friends, intend to be friendly.  If you want more serenity, intend to act serene.  It may sound to simplistic, but it actually is.  With the full moon energy tonight,  you may want to go a step further and write your intention down to make it more concrete, the written word has much power.  As you move into your next task for the day after you read this whether you are going to do laundry, rake leaves, make breakfast for your family;  do it with an intention in your mind and notice what arises.  Live your life by design….try repeating the following mantra to keep you on your way:

“I am flowing down the river of my life, steering myself in the right direction”

 

Classes for this Week

Monday and Thursday Evening at 730pm

Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation following class

Friday Morning Healing Yoga at 930am

(Please reserve your spot in class or cancel if your plans have changed)

Happenings

 Sunday, November 24th at 6pm ShaktiPath returns to Jewel in the Lotus Wellness Center for a Live Music and Asana Class followed by a Kirtan.  This caps off their Bhagavad Gita Study Series – Join in for the Dharma talk that precedes ShaktiPath or just come for us!  www.ShaktiPath.net/events

Yoga Jam – December 7th – 8:00am

Get ready to detox your body and mind making room for your spirit to soar in this fun, flowing fast-paced vinyasa class set to rockin’ music!  This class will be intentionally challenging and is open to all levels ready to take their practice up a notch!  Minimum of four students required for class to fly!  Let’s make it happen, please sign up as soon as possible.

Amy

Yoga this Week – June 22, 2013 – Beach Yoga Monday Night 7:15pm

Blessings to you all this Summer Solstice weekend.  Enjoy the power of the sun as it burns brightly around us as well as  in us.

Om bhur, bhuvah suvah

Tat savitur varenyam

Bhargo devasya dhimahi

Dhiyo yo naha prachodayat

Let us meditate on the light of the sun which shines on the earth, sky and the space that represents the divine power and giver of life.  May this powerful light illuminate our intellect to make the right decisions at the right time for the good of all beings.  May this divine energy lead us on our true, right path.

Yoga this Week

Monday  Evening at 715pm

Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation to Follow Class

Thursday Evening at 730pm

Friday Morning Healing Yoga 930am

(Please reserve your spot or cancel if your plans have changed)

 

Happenings

Yoga Darshana Center is hosting their 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.  Rooms are filling up fast.  Click on the link to reserve your spot.  http://yogadarshanacenter.com/restorationretreat.html  There are very few spots left for this retreat, so please sign up soon if you are planning on attending.  I can’t wait for this….

The next Restorative Yoga, Acupuncture and Reiki Session is set for Tuesday Evening, July 30th 730 – 930pm…details to follow

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Yoga this Week – May 25, 2013

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The Phoenix rises from the ashes of the past.  You, too, can recreate yourself and make a fresh start.  You can experience a Brilliant Breakthrough.  That is this Full Moon’s message.”

Hatha Yoga 

        Ha – Sun           Tha – Moon       Yoga – to connect

Hatha Yoga is to connect and balance the elements of the sun and moon that lies within us.   In the early morning hours there was a full moon lunar eclipse.  This astrological event is both mysterious and powerful.  The energy of the full moon reminds us that we are complete, whole and abundant exactly as we are.  As the full moon reflects the brillance of the sun, our energetic, powerful “Ha”, sun element shines through and lights up our receptivity “tha” moon energy.  The sun and moon are deeply connected as is illustrated as the earth moves in front of the sun and changes the color of the white moon to a dark red filtering a small amount of sunlight on its surface.  This ha and tha energy within us are deeply connected as well.

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The full moon reminds us that all that has occured within our lives in the last month has led up to this moment.  It is a time to sit back, watch, allow and let it all be.  There are times for action in our lives and a time to let go.  Within our asana practice there are times of expending great effort to release energy, wake up our bodies and quiet our minds.  There are also times when we hold the pose, release in relaxation, sit still, let go and trust the process.  This ebb and flow, giving and receiving creates the balance we so long for in our lives.  We simply cannot hold on to pleasure  or force pain to go away, try as we might, we must accept as best we can the process.  Just as the moon cannot possibly hold on to its fullness or emptiness, we must let go and allow our lives to unfold;  trusing the phases of waining, waxing and fullness to bring us to wholeness again.

 

Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning 930am Yoga with Meditation to follow class

Wednesday Morning 11am Therapeutic Yoga

Thursday Evening 730pm

Friday Morning Healing Yoga at 930am

(Please reserve your spot or let me know if your plans have changed)

**There will be no Monday Night Yoga this week in honor of Memorial Day, However….if it is a beautiful day (which we all could use), check your email, as you may be able to find me down at Hallock Landing Beach leading a practice if I get a good response from you all.**

15 Powerful Quotes of War in Honor of Memorial Day

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Happenings

ShaktiPath Kirtan this Friday Night at the North Shore Public Library – May 31st 7-845pm https://myyogawithamy.com/eventsworkshops/ or

https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/419400154833706/

Yoga Hike this coming Saturday – June 1st 830-11am – Corwood Landing – Please join us for an easy hike down to the beautiful shores of Long Island Sound incorporating a gentle practice on the beach…click on the link for more info or to reserve your spot https://myyogawithamy.com/eventsworkshops/ or

https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/599249670085501/

Yoga Jam, Restorative Yoga and Acupuncture also coming in June….https://myyogawithamy.com/eventsworkshops/

Have a wonderful Memorial Day!  Much love and gratitude to all that serve in small or large ways….sending energy of peace, peace and perfect peace

Shanti Shanti Shanti…Om!

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Amy