Rocky Point, New York Yoga, Meditation & Healing Studio

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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


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


Yoga this Week – November 26, 2017

**Two Spots Open for Tomorrow Night’s Amazing Synergy Session:  Restorative Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture with Essential Oil Therapy.  Let me know if you would like to dive into bliss!!***

Never give up hope.  There is always a way even if it is not clear to you right now.  Trust, have faith, laugh and allow Hope to Float up and carry you.  Chant:   SA TA NA MA, Life, death, rebirth, Infinity…every ending becomes a beginning, enjoy the middle, its what truly counts!!

Yoga this Week

Monday Restorative Yoga & Acupuncture Session 730pm

Tuesday Morning Yoga with Meditation at 930am

Wednesday Evening 715pm Yoga

Thursday Riverhead 1199 Retirees 11am

Friday Morning Healing/Gentle Yoga 930am

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

 

Events and Workshops

Monday November 27th at 730pm Synergy Session (Restorative Yoga & Acupuncture with Reiki and Oils)  $60 PrePaid.     This is an amazing way to both detox after the holiday and prepare for the busy season ahead.

AHA Assn. Family Support Group – Thursday November 30th at 630pm at the North Shore Youth Council in Rocky Point,  Never any charge!

Friday, December 1st at 7-830pm – Co-Creating Your Life – A Vision Board Workshop at Heart, Mind & Spirit at 106 Prince Road, Store #5, Rocky Point, NY  11778
Call (516) 395-4904.  $30 Prepayment required to hold your spot ($36 Walk In if Space Allows)

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

Save the Date for our Annual Winter Solstice Gathering – Thursday,  December 21st at 7pm

Click the link Above for all Details


Yoga this Week – November 12, 2017

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Dearest Yoga Students,

Many changes continue to take place in all of our lives.  Some welcome and some not so welcome, however, I have found they always do lead to an opening, a shift that takes shape and becomes something new and wonderful to explore.  Our yoga practice helps us to learn to meet changes head on with steadiness and ease.  We can take a breath, hold our pose with tenderness and watch the changes take place.  Yoga teaches us that our lives, our bodies  and our minds are malleable, shapeable and that we are never stuck.  We can grow, adapt and become more courageous than we ever thought we could when we let go of fear and walk through that doorway of change.

Yoga this Week

Monday, Maryhaven Yoga at 515pm

Tuesday Morning Yoga at 930am with Meditation

Wednesday Evening Yoga at 715

Thursday 1199 Retiree Riverhead Yoga 11am

Friday Morning 930am Healing Yoga

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

 Events and Workshops

Monday November 27th at 730pm Synergy Session (Restorative Yoga & Acupuncture with Reiki and Oils)  $60 PrePaid.  These sessions always fill up,only three spots open.  Please reserve as soon as possible.  This is an amazing way to both detox after the holiday and prepare for the busy season ahead.

 

AHA Assn. Family Support Group – Thursday November 30th at 630pm at the North Shore Youth Council in Rocky Point,  Never any charge!

 

Friday, December 1st at 7-830pm – Co-Creating Your Life – A Vision Board Workshop at Heart, Mind & Spirit at 106 Prince Road, Store #5, Rocky Point, NY  11778
Call (516) 395-4904.  $30 Prepayment required to hold your spot ($36 Walk In if Space Allows)

 

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

 

Save the Date for our Annual Winter Solstice Gathering – Thursday,  December 21st at 7pm

Click the link Above for all Details


Yoga this Week – September 18, 2017

***Please Note that Wednesday Night is switched to Thursday Night in –  Yoga Room – Farewell to Beach Yoga***

A snippet of our Equinox Goddess Retreat!!

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”  

Marianne Williamson

Our third annual Equinox Goddess Retreat was amazing; the weather, the space, the place and all the Goddesses were breathtakingly beautiful.  Words cannot describe the gratitude I feel for this experience!  Onward and inward we go to the lovely season of Autumn!

Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation

Thursday Morning Riverhead HCP/1199 Yoga and Meditation

Thursday Evening 715pm All Levels (Back in Yoga Room)

Friday Morning Gentle Healing Yoga 930am

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

 

Happenings

Monday, September 24th – Aspergers and High Functioning Autism Association Family Support Group meeting  at the North Shore Youth Council. Family Support meetings are for parents, family members, caregivers who support and care for individuals on the autism spectrum. There is no fee to attend AHA support meetings. All are welcome to attend and pre-registration is not required Click on the link for directions. http://ahany.org/event/suffolk-family-members-support-group-2-2/?instance_id=729

 

Monday, October 2nd at 730pm

Restorative Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture with Essential Oils Click Here for Details:  

Events & Workshops

Spots are being Reserved, Prepayment of $60 Required for this special session. Contact me for payment details


Yoga this Week – April 24, 2017

What we’re trying to do in yoga is to create a union, and so to deepen a yoga pose is to actually increase the union of the pose, not necessarily put your leg around your head.

~Rodney Yee

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Each time we come to our mats, we have a chance to explore interconnection. We begin with our breath and move into our bodies, but it doesn’t stop there. As we create connection with a pose, we adjust, consider, explore, become present and breathe into the experience. We soften into the edges of the pose and watch them dissolve as we flow moment to moment; this might very well lead you to “put your leg around your head”  Integration, alignment and breath leads you deeper into your body, into the mystery.    As you move into this day, feel into the energy around you. Integrate, align and breath within the moments and see if you can increase the most important connection of all; the present.

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Yoga this week

Tuesday Morning Flow 930am with Meditation following class

Wednesday Evening Flow 730pm

Thursday Riverhead Seniors 11am

Friday Morning 930am Gentle/Healing Yoga

(Please RSVP or cancel if your plans have changed)

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Offerings

Wednesday, April 23rd 10-1145am Restorative Yoga,Reiki&Essential Oils with me and Dana Costarelli!!

Restorative Yoga postures gently open the body with little to no effort. Reiki Healing promotes overall well-being and balance while essential oil therapy creates a global shift in the mind, releasing stress and uplifting the emotions. This special class does NOT include acupuncture but will focus more on the healing qualities of restorative yoga with an emphasis on the Chakra System.. $35 Prepaid – $40 Walk In Limited to 8 students

 Monday, May 8th at 730-930pm: Restorative Yoga, Acupuncture & Reiki with Essential Oils

Spring will be here! And Spring is a great time to release, restore and renew your intention to live your life with vitality, purpose and freedom!! Give this gift of healing and restoration to yourself or a loved one.

$60 Prepaid $70 Walk In if space allows – This sessions always fill up – Don’t Delay! Click on http://www.myyogawithamy.com/events for more info.

EQUINOX YOGA GODDESS RETREAT III

Only 4 spots remain open!!!

SEPTEMBER 15- 17, 2017 Join Laurie and Amy for a reflective weekend of yoga, adventure and community on the beautiful shores of Shelter Island. . All Meals, activities and dorm style lodging included. Early Bird Price is $275 if paid in full by May 15th. Thereafter, if space allows price is $300. Click on the link for more info https://myyogawithamy.com/equinox-yoga-retreat-2017/


Yoga this Week – April 9, 2017

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Greetings Dearest Yoga Students,

A full moon is on the rise for tomorrow night and the energy is already brewing.  Just like a snake, the moon sheds the past month day by day as gracefully as the sky holds it in its embrace.  We to must learn to let go, to shed the past over and over again until it becomes natural to feel its impressions slip through our fingers.  We can carry a lifetime of regrets or passively fear the inevitable changes that are coming or we can let go like a snake lets go of his dead skin; without mourning only excitement for what is to come. .    Take time to meditate on the Full Moon this week.  Allow its fullness to remind you that cycles come around, things pass and things come.  Let its bring light remind you to shed the light of awareness on this moment.  The present moment where past and future stand still and all possibilities await you.

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Yoga this week

Monday Maryhaven Yoga 515pm

Tuesday Morning Flow 930am with Meditation following class

Thursday Evening Flow 730pm

Friday Morning 930am Gentle/Healing Yoga

(Please RSVP or cancel if your plans have changed)

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Offerings

Wednesday, April 23rd 10-1145am Restorative Yoga,Reiki&Essential Oils

Restorative Yoga postures gently open the body with little to no effort. Reiki Healing promotes overall well-being and balance while essential oil therapy creates a global shift in the mind, releasing stress and uplifting the emotions. This special class does NOT include acupuncture but will focus more on the healing qualities of restorative yoga with an emphasis on the Chakra System.. $35 Prepaid – $40 Walk In Limited to 8 students

 

 Monday, May 8th at 730-930pm: Restorative Yoga, Acupuncture & Reiki with Essential Oils

Spring will be here! And Spring  is a great time to release, restore and renew your intention to live   your life with vitality, purpose and freedom!! Give this gift of healing and restoration to yourself or a loved one.
$60 Prepaid $70 Walk In if space allows – This sessions always fill up – Don’t Delay! Click on http://www.myyogawithamy.com/events for more info.

EQUINOX YOGA GODDESS RETREAT III

Only 4 spots remain open!!!
SEPTEMBER 15- 17, 2017
  Join Laurie and Amy for a reflective weekend of yoga, adventure and community on the beautiful shores of Shelter Island.   . All Meals, activities and dorm style lodging included. Early Bird Price is $275 if paid in full by May 15th. Thereafter, if space allows price is $300.  Click on the link for more info https://myyogawithamy.com/equinox-yoga-retreat-2017/


Yoga this Week – April 1, 2017

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“To have a sacred place…is an absolute necessity for anybody today.  You must have a room (or corner of a room) …, where you can simply bring forth what you are and what you might be.  This is a place of creative incubation.  At first you may find that nothing happens there, but if you have a sacred place and use it, something (wonderful) eventually will happen”
                                          Joseph Campbell
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Let’s face it, we could all use a week long retreat away from all of our demands and responsibilities but that is not always possible.  You can, however, learn to create that sacred space and retreat to it whenever you feel inclined.  Also, carving out a certain amount of time at a specific time of day can afford you the structure and discipline to find that quiet, alone time we all crave.  Whether it be 10 minutes sitting in quiet contemplation or an hour of gentle stretching, try creating a space of your own somewhere in your home.  Even if it is just a corner where you place a candle, journal or some other meaningful reminders.  Once you take the time to make this simple sacred space, you will soon wonder how you ever did without it.
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Yoga this week

Tuesday Morning Flow 930am with Meditation following class

Tuesday Afternoon 4pm Gentle Yoga & Meditation at the North Shore Public Library

Wednesday Evening Flow 730pm

Thursday 1199 Retiree Class in Riverhead

Friday Morning 930am Gentle/Healing Yoga

(Please RSVP or cancel if your plans have changed)

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Offerings

New Date:  Monday, May 8th at 730-930pm: Yoga, Acupuncture & Reiki with Essential Oils

Spring will be here! And Spring  is a great time to release, restore and renew your intention to live   your life with vitality, purpose and freedom!! Give this gift of healing and restoration to yourself or a loved one.
$60 Prepaid $70 Walk In if space allows – This sessions always fill up – Don’t Delay! Click on http://www.myyogawithamy.com/events for more info.
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EQUINOX YOGA GODDESS RETREAT III

Only 6 spots remain open!!!
SEPTEMBER 15- 17, 2017
  Join Laurie and Amy for a reflective weekend of yoga, adventure and community on the beautiful shores of Shelter Island.   . All Meals, activities and dorm style lodging included. Early Bird Price is $275 if paid in full by May 15th. Thereafter, if space allows price is $300.  Click on the link for more info https://myyogawithamy.com/equinox-yoga-retreat-2017/


Yoga this Week – January 15, 2017

**No Tuesday Morning Class this Week**

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We can either let our thoughts pull us in different directions like wind blows a leaf at will or we can stop and be the still point like a tree, standing firm as the turbulence moves around and through us.  We cannot stop the mind, just like we can’t control people, places or things around us, but we can choose to be the calm force amidst the changing winds.  Meditation teaches us to “be still and know”, becoming still allows us to see our thoughts with clarity so when we leave our practice we have a better sense of who we are and what is really important to us. These truths lie beneath habitual thought patterns, stilling your body, focusing on your breath is like going underneath the water to discover that an entire new world exists beneath the surface..  A world that lives within you. A world that is calm, focused and knows exactly how to be in this sometimes confusing environment of the mind.

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Yoga this Week

Wednesday Evening 715pm

Thursday Morning Beginner Series Begins 10am (Full to capacity)

Thursday Evening 7pm Restorative Yoga and Acupuncture (one spot open)

Friday Morning 930am Gentle/Healing Yoga

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Happenings

Three Part Meditation Series begins on January 23rd at 7pm at the North Shore Public Library – Call the library to sign up – You do not have to be a card holder

Monthly Support Group for Families with children on the Spectrum begins in February.  This group is run at the North Shore Youth Council from 630 to 8pm on the fourth Monday of every month and facilitated by me with guest speakers on tap.  Go to the website for details  www.AHANY.org   This group is open to all and there is never any fees.

September Equinox Yoga Retreat is taking deposits and spots are being reserved.  Click on the link for more details.  https://myyogawithamy.com/equinox-yoga-retreat-2017/

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Yoga this Week – December 18, 2016

**Scroll Down for Important Information – And Holiday Schedule Changes**

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Never give up.

You never know when what you are working towards is right around the corner.  Be willing to adjust, learn or go a different route but never give up.  Failure is so much a part of success and it is usually exactly what we need to push us in the right direction.  When we chant to Ganesha, the remover of obstacles, we are asking for our minds to be illuminated so that the obstacle we are experiencing lights our way down the path of least resistance, the path we are meant to be on.  Open your eyes, allow your failures to set you on a course and go; and remember the wise words of Yoda, “The master has failed more times than the beginner has ever tried”

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Yoga this Week

Monday Maryhaven Yoga at 515pm with Live Music and Holiday Singing!

Tuesday Morning 930am Yoga with Meditation

Wednesday Evening Winter Solstice Celebration – Full to Capacity!

Friday Morning Healing Yoga 930am

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

**Please note:  There will be no classes next week in between Christmas and New Years, I am booking a couple private lessons during that week, contact me if you would like to book one.**

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Happenings

Winter Solstice Celebration, this Wednesday December 21st at 7pm

Don’t forget to bring your $10 Donation, a small dish or drink to share and DRESS FESTIVE & FUN:  Blues, Purples, Sparkles, Bling…It is a celebration of the return of light!!

The room is now totally full.

If you would like to be on a waiting list, please let me know.  If you contacted me directly or put your name on the list, you are IN!!!  If you need to cancel, please let me know so another can take your spot. We may have to find an alternative location next year to expand the celebration!  I apologize to those that could not get in.


Stay Tuned for our Annual Detox Class coming in early January! 

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Restorative Yoga,Reiki & Acupuncture with Essential Oils

January 19th, 7-9pm

Prepayment required – Please click on Events for Details  https://myyogawithamy.com/eventsworkshops/ 

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Beginner Yoga Five Week Session in the New Year!  Thursday Mornings 10 to 1130am

January 19, 26 & February 2, 9, 16

Limited to Ten Students–$60 for all Five Sessions–Prepayment required – Three spots left!


Please note that as of January 2017 Class Card Prices will be going up to the following

walk in $15, five card $60 and ten card $120

If you would like to buy another class card at the current rates, please try and do so before the end of the year.  Thank you so much for your on going dedication