**Scroll Down for info Rocky Point PTA Holiday Boutique- NSYC Fundraiser – Winter Solstice**
“You can look at every single problem in your life as an opportunity for some greater benefit;
you stay alert to opportunities by being grounded in the wisdom of uncertain,
so when your preparedness meets opportunity, the solution will spontaneous appear.”
Dear yoga Students,
My wish for you on this beautiful Monday morning is that you find yourself feeling grounded in in the wisdom of uncertainly surrounding yourself in peace. The wisdom of uncertainty is based in the reality that we are merely floating through space and time, traveling to unknown shores. It is relinquishing our perceived control and going with the flow of our lives, open to possibility at all times. When we get stuck in trying to control, we become attached to outcomes and instead of being open to possibilities, we become closed and miss the very solution that is presenting itself. Grounding yourself in the wisdom of uncertainty, allows you to be free to explore, create and be spontaneous. These are the true gifts of being alive.
Whether you are trying to balance in a yoga pose, sit on your meditation cushion, or enjoying a holiday if your trying to achieve perfection, it will only elude you, create judgments, increase stress and take you away from the very energy you desire. Instead breathe into the possibly of just being and see what arisises. Stay open, flow and float, enjoy the moment and find the serenity and excitement that comes from resting in the field of uncertainty.
Yoga this Week
Tuesday Morning 930am with Meditation to follow class
Thursday Evening 7pm Open Class
Friday Morning 930am Healing Yoga
December 5th: Join me at the Rocky Point PTA Holiday Boutique this Saturday, from 9am to 3pm
I will have a table with my essential oil blends, incense, books and special discount pricing on class cards, gift certificates and private sessions
I will also be offering mini reiki sessions and oracle card messages! Come stop by and visit me!
December 12th: Yoga & Live Music Fundraiser at the North Shore Youth Council at 10 to 11am!
$10 per person – All proceeds go to the NSYC Scholarship fund to benefit struggling students in the surrounding school districts with higher education costs. Contact:
December 21st: Winter Solstice Celebration 7pm– My favorite holiday party of the season.
This year we will have our whole Kirtan band together (Me, Annalee, Jim and Dave). Bring any percussion instruments you have to help make some noise on this night of deep darkness celebrating the return of light!! A small dish to share is much appreciated. Let me know if you plan on attending.
January 2016 – Gentle/Therapeutic Yoga, Meditation and Philosophy Class forming – Please let me know if you are interested! I can’t wait to teach this class!
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality.
Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”
Greetings dearest yoga students,
We are in the midst of changes, some that are natural like aging and children growing up. Others are spontaneous like suddenly losing your job or winning the lottery. We all feel anchored in what is familiar to us and are comforted in what we can count on, like an old favorite receipe or comfy chair. However, whether we want change or not, it comes. Sometimes slowly and sometimes like a tidal wave sweeping us off our feet. The best we can do is “let reality be reality” and join in with the flow. Allow yourself time to grieve the past if you need to but with all the compassion you can muster up, don’t resist change or try to control it. Allow the energy of acceptance to flow towards gratitude for all you are able to experience. Like a beautiful flowing river, allow your life to flow and ebb and flow, using your precious energy to be a part of it all.
Yoga this Week
Tuesday Morning 930am with Meditation to follow
Wednesday Evening 7pm Yoga on the Beach
Friday Morning 930am Healing Yoga
Sunday Morning 8:45pm Yoga on the Beach
(Please reserve your spot for Yoga Room Classes – Website has all details on beach yoga)
Join me this Friday at the Earthquake Relief Expo on Lake Ronkonkoma! I will be leading Kirtan at 530pm followed by a yoga class by Yogi Prakash
Festivities begin at 2pm and go until 9pm – Activities for kids of all ages – Downloadable flyer below!! Hope you can make it!
There is still one spot open for the weekend retreat September 18, 19 & 20th!
Hope to see you soon!
New Year Detox – Saturday, January 3rd at 8:45am
Come and clear body, mind and spirit with an all levels detox flow including a guided chakra meditation and yoga nidra.
We all tend to indulge in rich foods around the holidays but detoxing is more than just physical. We also may experience emotional heaviness, grief, elation followed by sadness or just plain exhaustion with a sense of being out of balance!
Class will begin with asana infused with flowing, twisting, forward bending, and kriyas (cleansing practices) for the body, followed by a chakra clearing meditation for emotional grounding and ending with deep yogic relaxation to enliven the spirit.
Please reserve your spot as soon as possible for this special Saturday morning class. We need at least four students to sign up for class to run.
**Special Note: Please try not to eat anything heavy for at least 2 hours prior to class as we will be doing cleansing kriyas, pranayama and twisting.
Shanti, shanti, shanti!!!
The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”
~ Maya Angelou
The Root Chakra Elements
Sanskrit Name: Mulhadhara Meaning: “Root support” Root Chakra Element: Earth/Physical Root Chakra Keywords: “I Am” – grounded, present, safe, secure, healthy Associated Color: Red Musical Note: C Organs: Spinal column, legs, hips, kidneys and adrenal gland Root Chakra Consciousness: Survival, grounding and balancing the physical and spiritual life
This class will be intentionally challenging on all levels. A free flowing fast-paced vinyasa sequence set to rockin’ playlists with holdings of some adventurous poses and free style flows (moving on your own) mixed in for fun. This class will be held on a monthly basis and will require at least three students to sign up each month for the class to fly.
Class Cards will be honored – $12 Walk In Fee