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Yoga this Week – December 11, 2017

Restorative Yoga Tonight 12/11 at 715 – Two Spots Open!!

December Contest & Holiday Offer

Put your name in the box every time you come to class.  We will pull a winner mid-January.  The more times you attend, the more chances you get to win a 60 minute private session to focus on anything you would like!!  Don’t skimp on your practice when you need it the most.

A FREE ESSENTIAL OIL ROLL on will accompany any Gift Certificates purchased before the end of the year!  Gift Certificates can be for any dollar amount and include class cards, private sessions, and reiki healings.  Certificates can be sent through the internet if you are not able to come in physically.


Its hard for me to take in the fact that next week will be our 10th Annual Winter Solstice Gathering!  Ten years of having all of your amazing energies in the yoga room to share this auspicious time of year.  This is one of my favorite gatherings and one I truly treasure. It not only celebrates the wonderful return of the sun but also honors the connection we have to each other in this community of like minded people. We come to our mats from all corners of life and various transitional stages.  We come to our classes, not only to empower our connection to our selves but, sometimes more importantly,  to connect and help empower each other! Just your presence and persistence in showing up inspires and is a true power of example to others, including me.   The room if filling up, please rsvp if you plan on coming next week, Thursday, December 21st 7 to 9pm.  Click on the link for details.  And remember to dress sparkly, festive and fun!!  https://myyogawithamy.com/eventsworkshops/

Yoga this Week

Monday Monthly Restorative Yoga at 715pm ($15 Cash Exchange Please) only two spots open!

Tuesday Morning Yoga with Meditation at 930am

Wednesday Evening 715pm Yoga

Friday Morning Healing/Gentle Yoga 930am

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

Events and Workshops

Monday, December 11th at 715pm Restorative Yoga and Oils $15 per person (Preregistration Required)

Save the Date for our 10th Annual Winter Solstice Gathering – Thursday,  December 21st at 7pm – $10 Suggested Donation and a Dish to Share 

 

Special Holiday Week Class on Thursday Evening at 7pm to 830pm – Gentle Yoga/Restorative Asana, Yoga Nidra with Sound Healing & Reiki Circle Meditation, December 28th

Coming in the New Year:  Monthly Satsang – Talks on Philosophy, Sacred Yogic Scriptures and how to apply these ancient teachings to our modern lives.

This will be a interactive group meeting once a month. Details to follow.  Let me know if this interests you.

Click the link Above for all Details


Elevate, Connect & Enjoy our Sangha

Mantra, Music and Asana: Tuning into Vibration & Intention this Saturday November 12, 1-4pm

Long Island Yoga Association presents their November Workshop: Mantra, Music and Asana: Tuning into Vibration & Intention with Amy Perri, eRYT500 and friends. Discover how the elements of music, mantra and yoga come together in this uplifting, informative workshop. During this auspicious time that is flowing toward the season of gratitude, we will elevate our vibrations in body, mind and spirit to send out the energy of peace, love and non-violence in a world that so desperately needs each one of us to do so. As a yoga community, we will discover the amazing, energy-shifting power of both a gentle, slow-flow asana class and kirtan serenaded by the rhythms of live music. The day will begin with a dharma talk, followed by an asana class and conclude with a Live Musical Kirtan (A call and response form of group chanting). Amy on Harmonium, Dave DeBenedetto on Guitar and Jim Romeo on Percussion will lead you through original compositions of simple, ancient chants. This workshop is for all levels and no experience necessary.

Click on the link to sign up!!

http://www.liyoga.org/index.htm


Yoga this Week – September 26, 2016

**Scroll down for events and new Friday afternoon class, Rest Yoga & Acupuncture and more**

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Good Morning Dearest Yoga Students,

Having spent the weekend with one of my favorite yoga teachers, Rolf Gates, I am filled with a refreshed enthusiasm for my practice and my life.  His teachings are rooted in the Yoga Sutras by Patanjali and the Buddha Dharma. Which is both practical experience and loving kindness.   By having an Intention, and paying Attention we can come to a deep Understanding that the basic need to be loved, accepted and forgiven is in all of us and that to begin by forgiving ourselves is to open the wide doorway to forgive others.     The most basic teachings are sometimes the most profound.  I awoke this morning hearing this message:

“The most important things we can do in our life is to not harm ourselves, not harm others and let our actions be rooted in loving kindness.”

At the end of the day, at the end of our lives, aren’t these truly the only things that matter? 

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Yoga this Week

Monday Maryhaven Yoga 515pm  – Port Jefferson Center

Tuesday 930am Yoga & Meditation – Yoga Room

Wednesday Evening 715pm Open Level Class – Yoga Room

Friday Morning 930am Healing Yoga – Yoga Room

Friday Afternoon 445pm Open Level Class – Mindful Turtle Yoga Setauket Center

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NEW CLASS;  Beginning this week, I am leading an open level class at The Mindful Turtle in Setauket.  If you would like to start your Friday off with yoga, chanting and a new perspective, go to studio’s website at http://www.mindfulturtle.com/

NEW DATE;  Restorative Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture with Essential Oils is back!  Next Session is scheduled for Thursday, October 27th at 7pm.  Exchange is $60, spots are limited.  Click this link for more into.  http://wp.me/P1oNYt-1m

Save the date!  Saturday November 12th I will be presenting for the Long Island Yoga Association at Santi yoga in Shoreham – Mantra, Music & Yoga:  Tuning into Vibration and Intention.  click here for more information:     http://www.liyoga.org/vlt63739.htm

 


Beach Yoga 645pm with Live Music Tonight!

As the Beach Yoga Season is beginning to wind down (Only a few more weeks left of sunlight), we are having a special treat tonight!  Michael Smith and friends will be joining us with live musical accompaniment! (Bring a friend and come two for $25) Class Cards always honored.

Class begins at 645pm as the sun (surya) begins to set at 736pm.     Experiencing all the colors and beauty of the sun after it sinks into the water reminds me of feeling the beautiful, vibrational echo of a yoga pose after we let it go!  There is much beauty in the letting go.

Please arrive a before 645 so we can promptly head down to the sand.  We won’t want to miss a moment!

 

 

 


Yoga this Week – February 15, 2016

 

    “Shall I tell you what I find beautiful about you?  You are at your very best when things are worst”  Starman

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Utkatasana (chair pose)  exemplifies the amazing ability of the human spirit to rise up and find the strength, grace and power we didn’t even know we had.  We have all had experiences  where   the bottom seems to fall out from underneath our life; a devastating phone call comes or some unexpected turn of events sends life into a tailspin.   It is at precisely these times, when help seems to come out of nowhere; people organize themselves to help, families let go of their differences to work together for the common goal, friends come from all directions.  It is at our worst,  that we become our very best.

If you have a moment today, take chair pose for a few breaths.  Breathe into the grounding at your feet, feel how your heart lifts and your hands reach up toward the sky.  Embodying this powerful pose allows us to experience our own power and also the source of power around us that enables us to lift ourselves  up and bask in the light and love that is always there.  Thich Nhat Hahn says “No Mud, No Lotus” which means that we must go through the dark, the struggles, the sticky stuff to reveal our true beauty.   In the depths of the winter, dig deep and reach high.  Spring is surely on its way and  we await its coming with joy, strength and resolve.

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Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning 930am with Meditation

Wednesday at 630pm – Private Class for Girl Scout Troop

Thursday Evening at 715pm

Friday Morning Healing Yoga 930am

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

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This Friday night join us for Kirtan at the North Shore Public Library 7 to 830pm

Kirtan is a form of call and response singing and chanting mantra as a path to meditation, joy and connection.  No experience necessary and there is no charge.  Call the library at 939-4488 to register.

Yoga Jam!!  Sunday Morning February 21st at 9am – Yoga Jam is a fun, faced pace vinyasa flow set to a rockin’ playlist to ramp up our energy, move prana and build inner heat.  Please register – We need at least 5 students to make it happen!!

March 7th Restorative Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture with Essential Oils returns!  There are currently three spots open.  $55 holds your spot, contact me for details.

Namaste

Amy

 


Yoga this Week – January 25, 2016

**Restorative Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture with Essential Oils tonight at 7pm – Please be mindful to park head in to curb to make room for all the cars among the snow piles**
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart. ~
Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Greetings dear yoga students,

Hoping this email finds you fostering a sense of grateful anticipation for the day and week ahead. Acceptance of life circumstances does not mean to give in, give up or throw in the towel. Acceptance is looking at what fate has brought to your door, examining the facts with an open heart and clear mind and then from deep within gather the courage to do what you need or do – which in some instances is the courage to do absolutely nothing. Whenever we are at odds with something, feel “off-kilter” or are experiencing anxiety, it usually can be traced back to our inability to accept what is happening in the present moment. Acceptance enables us to enjoy the scenery of our lives the way it is, even if it is not what we expected. So dive in to the present moment of your life today and meditate on the areas that you meet with resistance; breathe a compassionate breath, bless your circumstances, love the people who join you on your journey with all your heart and find the peace and serenity that comes with true acceptance.

Classes for this Week

Monday Maryhaven Yoga 5:15pm

Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation to follow Class

Wednesday Gentle Yoga with Philosophy & Meditation 10am  (Private Class – Week 3)

Thursday Evening Yoga 7pm

Friday Morning Healing Yoga 930am

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

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Happenings

The winner of our Private Session was pulled out of the box on Friday!  Congratulations to Barbara J!!  There were so many names in the box and I thank each one of you for participating!  This was so much fun, I think we will plan on doing it again soon!

February 19th Join us for Musical Chanting – Kirtan – at the North Shore Public Library.  Registration begins February 1st.  This is a free event and open to all

Yoga Jam – February 21st 9am Sunday – Sign up in advance

Hope to see you in class.

Om, shanti, shanti, shanti!

 


Yoga this Week – January 11, 2016 – No Friday Morning this Week

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Greetings dear Yoga Students,

When you do your yoga practice,  do it for more than the obvious physical benefits.  Yoga gives us an opportunity to connect with that sacred self that lies beneath appearances, beyond belief systems and transcends even time.  Yoga ignites our curiosity and expands our capacity for growth to help create a more meaningful, healthy and vital sense of living, not just for ourselves, but for all we come in contact with.

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Yoga this Week

Monday Maryhaven Yoga 5:15pm at Maryhaven Port Jefferson

Tuesday Morning 930am with Meditation

Wednesday Therapeutic/Gentle Five Week Session Begins 10am (Pre-Registration has been filled for this session)

Thursday Evening 7pm

**No Friday Morning this Week**

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Events

Join me and my guitarist, Dave DeBennetto as we serenade you with Live Musical Chanting and Yoga Class led by Laurel Torres, RYT500 – Friday, January 15th at 6 to 7 pm at the North Shore Public Library and is FREE to all who sign up.  Registration is now open to all cardholders and non-cardholders beginning shortly.

Restorative Yoga, Reiki and Acupuncture with Essential Oils – Monday, January 25th at 7 to 9 pm

Join me and Ben Craig for another Healing Session incorporating these ancient modalities as a pathway to well-being, wholeness, vitality and peace.  These sessions do fill up.  Click on the link for more information and try and secure your spot as soon as possible.  https://myyogawithamy.com/eventsworkshops/


Yoga this Week – November 30, 2015

**Scroll Down for info Rocky Point PTA Holiday Boutique- NSYC Fundraiser – Winter Solstice**

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“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.” 

Deepak Chopra

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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.

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Tuesday Morning 930am with Meditation to follow class

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Thursday Evening 7pm Open Class

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Friday Morning 930am Healing Yoga

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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!

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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:

http://www.NSYC.org

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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!

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Yoga This Week – November 23, 2015

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Much Love and Gratitude to all of you who continue to practice here.  We are not only yoga students that come together to practice, we are a community of like-minded individuals raising vibrations collectively to lift the energies within our community and the larger world.     I am truly humbled to be able to bring you this ancient practice in my home in the traditional way it was taught many thousands of years ago!  Much   gratitude to  all who find their way to our yoga room, sangha and into my heart.   Shanti, shanti, shanti!  Ooooommmmmm

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Happy Thanksgiving!!   There will only be Tuesday Morning Yoga this Week.  Try not to skip your practice.  Regular Schedule resumes next week.

Tuesday Morning Yoga at 930am will incorporate savasana with Reiki Energy and Essential Oils (if desired) and  a gratitude meditation.  Please bring a journal to capture your meditation insights if you like. 

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I will be dropping off Our Food Pantry Bin collection Tuesday Afternoon, if you would like to contribute, It is much appreciated!!

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Win a 60 Minute Private Session

Put your name in the box everytime you come to class and be in the running for a 60 minute private lesson for you or someone you love.  The busy season ahead causes many of us to skip our self-care practices (like yoga)!  Why not make a commitment to take care of yourself this holiday season and be the best you can be.  The more times you make it to class and your name goes in the box the more chance you have to win.  The hour session can be used in any way you like; reiki, restorative, Vinyasa, meditation, essential oils, etc.  Winner will be drawn mid January

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Bring a friend to Yoga and receive a Lavender Oil Roll to Go!

I am now blending essential oils for your pleasure outside the yoga room.  Many of you have asked me about the blends I commonly give out during savasana, click on the link on my website for details on the blends.  Sample them when you come to class!

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Yoga Jam!  Saturday Morning, December 5th at 8:30 to 945am

Yoga Jam is a fun, Vinyasa flow incorporating energetic music, detoxing pranayama and an engaging sequence sure to leave you energized and uplifted. All levels welcome.  We need at minimum of students to sign up for this class to fly!  Sign up, its a blast and a great way to start the day.

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Yoga with Live Music Fundraiser, Saturday,  December 12th 10am

North Shore Youth Council in Rocky Point.  Join me as we help the NSYC raise scholarship funds for local high school students getting ready for college.  $10 per person, all levels and ages welcome!

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Save the Date for our Winter Solstice Celebration, Monday, December 21st at 7pm!  

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Yoga this Week – October 19, 2015 – No Friday Class this Week

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Never give up. No matter what is going on. Never give up.

Be compassionate. Not just with your friends but with everyone. Be compassionate.

And I say again, Never give up. No matter what is going on around you. Never give up. Never give up.

-The Dalai Lama

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Sometimes we feel as if we can’t go on. The mountain is too big, the task too daunting, the yoga pose too difficult, the situation too unmanageable.   It is always helpful to remember that even the most incredible tasks begin  by taking the next or first step, however small or insignificant that step may seem, it is a step forward non the less. Even if it means stepping back, collecting your thoughts, formulating a plan or just taking repose.  Keeping our minds on the action we need to take and letting the result rest in the hands of the universe, allows us to be in the present moment, even in difficult times.   You are enough, you have everything you need to move forward.  All you have to do is believe in yourself, let go of excuses and just begin.

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Regular practice of yoga can help you face the turmoil of life with steadiness and stability”

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Yoga this Week

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Monday Maryhaven Yoga 5pm

Tuesday morning 930am with Meditation to follow in Yoga Room

Tuesday Yoga for Kids at FJC 4pm

Thursday evening 7pm All Levels Vinyasa in Yoga Room

**No Friday Morning this Week**

Yoga at Caruso’s Restaurant 9:45am Sunday Morning

(Please reply to reserve your spot for Yoga Room Classes)

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Happenings

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Yoga at Caruso’s is gaining momentum, our donations are increasing every week, thank you!!!  Our indoor class was awesome  with the sun pouring in and Dave on his guitar, we were breaking down walls and creating space!!  Join us this week as Laurel Torres leads us in her sweet flow!

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October 28th Restorative Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture with Essential Oils – 7 to 9pm.  Here are what some participants are saying:

” I describe it less like a class and more like a healing”

“Amazing restorative yoga last night with you and Ben, thank you. I felt a the love you both put into your work and the rest and healing was amazing.”

Contact me to register for this special session!

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Kirtan and Food Fundraiser Sunday, November 8th at 3 to 5 pm at Gentle Strength Yoga in Mount Sinai!

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Stay Tuned for the date to save for our annual Winter Solstice Gathering!

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Amy