Category Archives: Solar Plexus Chakra

Yoga this Week – September 22, 2013 – Thurs Nite Class 6pm this week only

“Strength does not come from physical capacity.  It comes from an indomitable will.”  
―     Mahatma Gandhi

Greetings Dear Yoga Students,

Welcome to Fall!!

We had such a wonderful time yesterday gliding across the Harbor to our sweet little island nestled in between Setauket Harbor and the Long Island Sound.  The air was warm, the sun was playing peek a boo and hearts were connected.  Taking our yoga out into nature is so invigorating and transformative.  We are connected, like the Global Mala that took place yesterday connecting yoga communities all over the world, to nature in all its forms.  We learned an important lesson during our paddle as well;  That nature is not to be taken for granted in any capacity.  The wind and waves were kicking up on our way back and we had to use our Kali Power to get us home.  It was exhilarating, at times difficult,  but worth every effort.  Our journey across the water reminded me that sometimes the way is easy and we can glide carefree through the waters of our life, however, it is in the times when we must paddle into the wind, against the flow, or into great resistance that we find the true sense of power that lies within us at all times.    Special thanks to Debbi and Bob, for keeping our kayaking crew safe and accounted for.  Jai, Jai, Jai!!  Victory!


You are one thing only. You are a Divine Being. An all-powerful Creator. You are a Deity in jeans and a t-shirt, and within you dwells the infinite wisdom of the ages and the sacred creative force of All that is, will be and ever was.”  
―     Anthon St. Maarten


Yoga this Week

Monday Evening at 730pm

Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation to follow class

(Some of us were expressing an interested to do a possible short hike in a beautiful trail in Wading River after class on Tuesday morning if the weather is cooperative.  If you are interested in walking after class, bring sneakers and maybe a snack)

Thursday Evening at 6pm

(Time change just for this week – I will only hold this class if I get three or more to sign up)

Friday Morning Healing Yoga at 930am

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



October 5th, ShaktiPath will be at Yogaholic in Center Moriches for Live Music and Asana Class click on the link more info or to sign up!

Taking Reservations for our next Restorative Yoga and Acupuncture Session with Benjamin Craig on Tuesday,  October 22nd at 730pm

Payment of $50 is required to hold your spot.

Looking forward into falling in love with Fall with you all!!

Namo Namaha

A deep bow to you all for the great energy you bring to me,  this community and the world!!


Yoga this Week – March 3, 2013

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.

Elisabeth Kubler Ross

The Third Chakra – Manipura – Jewel of the Navel

  • Color – yellow
  • Physical Location – solar plexus
  • Purposes – mental understanding of emotional life
  • Spiritual Lesson – acceptance of your place in the life stream. (self-love)
  • Mental and Emotional Issues – self esteem, fear of rejection, oversensitivity to criticism, self-image fears, fears of our secrets being found out, indecisiveness
  • Information Stored Inside Sacral Chakra– personal power, personality, consciousness of self within the universe (sense of belonging), knowing
  • Seed Sound – RAM

      Greetings dearest yoga students,

This week’s study takes us to the third chakra located in our solar plexus, the Manipura.  This chakra is deeply associated with the relationship you have with yourself.  It deals with self-esteem, personal power, knowing who you are and trusting in your intuition or “gut feeling” to guide you into manifesting your desires and dreams.   How we feel about ourselves determines the quality of our life and how successful we will be in our relationships, our work and our own capacity for self healing.  A balanced third chakra will guide us to our own unique gifts and the work that both gives you pleasure and supports those around you.

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.

Louisa May Alcott

Carolyn Myss describes an element of the Third Chakra in her book Anatomy of the Spirit  as “While we measure our own success in terms of our personal comfort and security, the universe measures our success by how much we have learned”.    The Manipura Chakra is associated with the element of fire, and is meant to transform and challenge us to find our inner strength and connection to our individual higher power when dealing with the world in which we live.  The color yellow, like the sun,  is also associated with warmth and healing.  When we truly find our own personal power, although it will likely take us to new cycles of learning and challenges, it creates a beautiful inner strength that both supports us and nurtures us from the inside.  Fuel your inner fire by repeating the mantra, “RAM” as your read the words below  connecting to that area below your rib cage an around your navel, the Manipura.

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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.

Anais Nin

Yoga this Week

Monday and Thursday Evening at 730pm

Tuesday Morning at 930am with 11am Meditation to follow

Wednesday 11am – Therapeautic Yoga – This session is full and required prior registration

Friday Morning Healing Yoga 930am

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


Restorative Yoga, Reiki and Acupuncture for this Wednesday, March 6th has only one spot left.  Even if you have experienced this healing session before, each time you receive the treatment, you will continue to receive many benefits that address where you are in your life at present. This session is beginner friendly. No prior yoga experience is necessary.

ShaktiPath Kirtan – March 10th – 530-730pm at the Yoga Darshana Center in Babylon.  Come bring your beautiful energy and chant with us!!! Click on the link to pre-register

**Yoga Jam Saturday March 16th 8-930am**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 mixed in for fun.  Class Cards will be honored – $12 Walk In Fee – Currently three spots left.

Restorative Friday Yoga will be on March 22nd – $15 for session/$12 for Seniors – Currently four spots left.

(Please sign up for the monthly workshops at your earliest convenience)

Don’t compromise yourself. You’re all you’ve got.

Janis Joplin

Love, peace and yoga,



Perri RYT500 Registered Yoga Teacher 500 Hr 631-839-0644