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Yoga this Week – January 6, 2019

 

Happy New Year dear Yoga Students,

We had a wonderful time at the Kirtan last Friday night and I was amazed how free and happy I felt the next day!  The energy has stayed with me all weekend.  I was particularly taken with the moment we chanted to “our struggles” during Hari Om Tat Sat which translates as we bow to the truth of all that is sacred.  Our struggles are part of our sacred path.  Just like moving into the darkness from Autumn Equinox to Winter Solstice, it is part of the sacred cycle of our lives to move in and out and forward and back again.  Hopefully we learn to grow,  to leave behind what doesn’t serve us, take with us the lessons and honor the journey.  Here we are, beautiful yogi’s, at the start of a brand new year.  May you all and all beings find peace within your darkness and may we all honor the ever increasing light together as we travel this life together.

 

Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation following class

Wednesday Evening at 715pm

Friday Morning Healing/Gentle  Yoga at 930am

Please reserve your spot or cancel if your plans have changed

Workshops & Events

January 22nd – Synergy Session 645pm

February 1st – Kirtan Concert 7pm

February 5th – Reiki Healing Circle

2019 Brings Fun and Adventure!

Greetings and Happy Happy 2019!  Consider Joining me at any or all the following events!  

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Kirtan Chanting & Live Music TONIGHT at 7pm

Held at the North Shore Public Library!  FREE for all, call to register 631-929-4488 or just walk in and join us.  Love to have you.

 

Yoga Detox Special Class this SUNDAY at 9am

Held right here in our yoga room.  Come and do some special yogic kriyas (cleansing techniques), twisting postures and clearing meditation.  Great way to begin the new week and year!  This special class needs at least 4 students to rsvp before Saturday night  to run.  Let me know if you would like to come.  $15 walk in or use your class card.

 

Synergy Session Tuesday January 22nd at 645pm.  Restorative Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture with Essential Oils

Please reserve your spot.  $60 prepayment required for this special session that is sure to prepare you for the Winter Months ahead by boosting your immune system, releasing negative energy and storing up vital energy  restoring  you to  radiant health and well being.

 

Reiki Healing Circle February 5th at 7pm

Join us for a healing circle with guided meditation, oracle card reading and reiki share.  Experienced practictioners and those brand new to reiki welcome!   $10 suggested donation

Kirtan Concert Friday, January 4th at 7pm at the North Shore Public Library

 Join us as we begin 2019 sending positive energy into a world that so desperately needs it.  this is a great way to release the old and bring in the new.  Chanting is meditative, uplifting and fun!

Call the North Shore Public Library to Register 631-929-4488. This event is FREE for all!

Friday, January 4th at 7pm at the North Shore Public Library in Shoreham.

Amy on Harmonium, Steve on guitar and Jim percussion will lead original compositions of sacred chants meant to clear the mind, body and spirit of clutter and negative energy. Chanting (or simply being present and listening) connects us not only to each other as community but is said to call down powerful spiritual energy to connect us to a power beyond this world. Chanting is healing, uplifting and meditative. No vocal or chanting experience necessary. All are welcome!! Let go of your inhibitions and tap into the divine flow of sacred Chant!

Shanti, Shanti, Shanti, Om!!!

 

Yoga this Week December 24, 2018

**Scroll Down for Events coming your way – including a special detox class early January**

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“My beloved child, break your heart no longer.
Each time you judge yourself, you break your own heart.
You stop feeding on the love which is the wellspring of your vitality.
The time has come.

Your time.  To celebrate.

And to see the goodness that you are.
You my child, are divine. You are pure. You are sublimely free.
You are God in disguise. And you are always perfectly safe.
Do not fight the dark. Just turn on the light.
Let go, And breathe into the goodness that you are.”

Swami Kripalvanandaji

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Hari Om Dearest Yoga Students,

May Peace, Contentment and Joy fill your heart and soul this entire week and beyond!  Thank you sooo much for being part of our wonderful yoga community.  The Winter Solstice Sangha was so  much fun and the connection I see between you all fills me with such happiness.  After all, what truly is the most important thing in our lives?  From my vantage point it is how we touch the lives around us.  Much gratitude to you for touching my heart so deeply and with such fun, dedication and love.

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Classes for this Week

Wednesday evening at 715p.m

Tuesday Christmas Day Blessings – No Class

Friday Morning at 930am

(Please reserve or cancel if your plans have changed)

Workshops & Events

January 4th – Kirtan Chanting Concert at the North Shore Public Library at 7pm – Call to Register – Open to all even if you are not a patron.  This event is FREE.  Join us Call 631-929-4488

January 6th – Special Detox Yoga Class 9am Sunday.  Let go of the old, get ready for the new year with a releasing practice and meditation to move lightly into 2019

January 17th – AHA Family Support Group  at 630pm for parents, caregivers supporting individuals on the autism spectrum.  Go to http://www.ahany.org for details.  Group held at the North Shore Youth Council Office in Rocky Point.

January 22nd – Synergy Session combing Restorative Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture with essential Oils.  630pm.  $60 Prepaid – $75 Walk In if space allows.

om shanti

Shanti, Shanti, Shanti

Love & Blessings,

Amy

Kirtan Saturday Night, May 5th at 7pm @ Glowing Energy in Miller Place!

** Miller Place not Rocky Point (but close)**

Saturday, May 5th at 7pm

Kirtan Chanting & Drumming Session

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Glowing Energy in Miller Place

Join us as we send out positive energy into a world that so desperately needs it. Amy on Harmonium, Annalee on Mandolin and Jim on percussion will lead original compositions of sacred chants meant to clear the mind, body and spirit of clutter and negative energy. Chanting (or simply being present and listening) connects us not only to each other as community but is said to call down powerful spiritual energy to connect us to a power beyond this world. Chanting is healing, uplifting and meditative. No vocal or chanting experience necessary. All are welcome!! Let go of your inhibitions and tap into the divine flow of sacred Chant!

$25 per person as well as a non-perishable item for donation to those in need.

Yoga this Week & USB Interview – March 4, 2018

 

 

Greetings dearest yoga students,

Yoga teaches us to enjoy and trust the process; to have the right intention and alignment and let go of the results.  If we can simply learn to trust and have faith in our own capacity for our highest selves to show up, we may find true, uncontrived freedom of expression as well as the ability to be courageous in difficult moments.  What is your vision today, can you hold that in your heart and mind and trust the process?

I had such a wonderful time joining Captain Phil at 90.1 USB Radio Station on Friday night.  If you would like to give a listen to my interview, click on one of the links below.  I come on at about 28 minutes in.  The interview ends with one of my favorite songs by a wonderful local musician, Rory Kelly, it’s called “If You Teach a Bird to Sing”  Hope you enjoy it!

Link to Interview via Facebook

Link to Interview

Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning 930am with Meditation to follow

Tuesday Afternoon 515 to 6pm – Kids Yoga Four- Week Series Begins -Info Below

Wednesday Evening 715pm All Levels Beginner Friendly Yoga

Friday Morning 930am Healing/Gentle Yoga

Events & Workshops

Yoga for Kids – Ages 5 to 12 – Four Tuesdays in March 515 to 6pm

$35 for all four sessions.  Maximum 8 children in my Rocky Point Studio – Pre-Registration Required.  Contact me to sign up.  Begins this coming Tuesday, March 6th

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

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

Thursday, March 29th  715pm Restorative Yoga, Essential Oils & Reiki

Come and indulge yourself in the amazing healing power of Restorative Yoga.  $20

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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Yoga this Week – January 28, 2018

“Life is a Learning Curve” is the quote my 19 year old snowboarding, drumming, stay-up-all-niter college freshman decided to get tattooed on his inner forearm next to the autism puzzle piece in honor of his older brothers journey navigating life on the spectrum.

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These days we have a habit of saying that quote often when we come up against something new, hard, difficult, exciting or confusing. Life IS a learning curve. Do we ever stop learning? Transitions, pain, sorrow, winning, defeat, even success all have a learning curve at their core and what make up a growing life.  After all, wouldn’t the drive just be a tedious ride if all the roads were straight? It really are those curves that drive us forward, empowering and creating empathy, compassion and resilience as we tackle each one.   Like waves on the ocean the learning will keep rolling in. Some of the waves will be easy,  rolling gently and slowly onto the shore and some will crash us right from behind and slam us down on our backs. It’s all a learning, a moving forward, through and back and forth again.   Whenever you hear that inner critic or that debilitating fear rise up” that tells you “you can’t handle this” try and repeat the mantra “Life is a Learning Curve” ; tattoo it on your arm if you need to and remind yourself you are not supposed to have all the answers and that learning is gives your life meaning your your heart a chance soar.

Yoga this Week

Monday Evening Maryhaven Yoga 515pm

Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation

Wednesday Evening at 715pm

Thursday Evening Restorative Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture 715 (see below)

Friday Morning Gentle/Healing Yoga 930am

(Please reserve your spot)

Workshops/Retreat/Healing Sessions

 

Thursday, February 1st 715pm-  Synergy Healing Session:  Restorative Yoga, Acupuncture & Reiki with Essential Oils.  Click   Synergy Session Give this gift of healing and restoration to yourself or a loved one.  The middle of winter  is a great time to build up your immune system to stave off illness of body and mind.    $60 Prepaid $75 Day of if space allows – These sessions always fill up – Don’t Delay!   Scroll Down for a Detailed Description of Synergy Healing Sessions. (No refunds after 48 hours but you are free to give your spot to a friend).

 

Yoga for Kids led by Amy Perri – Four Thursdays 3/1 – 3/22 at Rocky Point SchoolYou Do Not Have to Be a Rocky Point Resident to Sign up.  Click here for Registration Form.  Register with the Rocky Point Community Education Department by mailTwo Classes – Four Sessions Each – $50 for all Four.  Grades 3rd to 5th at 320 to 420pm, and Grades K to 2nd at 430 to 530pm

 

Tuesday, February 27th at 715pm  Healing/Gentle Restorative Yoga with Oils & Reiki  Once a Month – Date announced each month – Pre-Registration Required – $20 per person.

 

NEW!!!  Thursday,  February 15th 7 to 830pm – Yoga Sutra Study GroupPlease join us for our first gathering to study 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.

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!  2018 Equinox Retreat