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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.

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Shanti, Shanti, Shanti

Love & Blessings,

Amy

Yoga this Week & Winter Solstice – December 16, 2018

Greetings to all.

If you’ve signed up to come to the solstice this year I’m asking you that along with a small dish to share, please  bring something to contribute to our 2019 Community Vision board. Bring an image or saying that you would like to see manifest in the year to come. Together we will create a vision for 2019.

If you haven’t signed up yet the room is rapidly filling up to capacity with only a couple possible spots open. If you’re unable to attend and you signed up please let me know so another can take your spot.   $10 suggested donation.  WOULD LOVE IT IF YOU ALL DRESS FESTIVELY AND FUN (think sparkles, shimmers, deeps blues and purples)

There is Peace and light coming our way!!

Yoga this Week

Monday Maryhaven Yoga 515pm

Tuesday Yoga with Meditation 930am

Wednesday Evening Yoga 715pm

Thursday Evening – Winter Solstice Gathering – 7pm

Friday Morning Gentle Yoga 930am

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

Workshops and Events

January 4th 7pm – Kirtan at the North Shore Public Library – FREE

January 22nd 630pm – Synergy Session – Rest Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture with oils

Reiki Healing Circle coming in February – Date to be announced

Yoga this Week & Reiki Circle – August 12, 2018

“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.”
Pema Chodron

Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation to follow class

Wednesday Evening Beach Yoga at 7pm (New Start Time)  Beach Yoga with Amy

Thursday Evening 7 to 8 pm Reiki Healing Circle-Please RSVP

Friday Morning Healing/Gentle Yoga at 930am

Workshops/Events Click here for Details

Reiki Healing Circle this Thursday at 7 to 8pm.  All Are Welcome!  Come share and receive some good energy to lift your spirts, energize your immune system and open up to increased vitality!

Yoga & Kayaking Half-Day Adventure Rescheduled to September 1st at 1230pm out of Setauket Harbor.  Kayak Rentals will available.  Pre-Registration required.  Spots are limited.

Only a couple spots left for our Goddess Equinox Yoga Retreat in Shelter Island.  If you’ve been considering coming, now is the time.  We have extended the early bird pricing of $300 for a few more weeks. Click here 2018 Retreat Details

Yoga this Week – March 18, 2018

The ego is a monkey catapulting though the jungle;

Totally fascinated by the realm of the senses,

  it swings from one desire to the next,

  one conflict to the next,

  one self-centered idea to the next.

If you threaten it, it actually fears for its life.

Let this monkey go.

Let the senses go.

Let desired go.

Let conflicts go.

Let ideas go.

Let the fiction of life and death go.

Just remain in the center, watching.

Then forget that you are there.

Hua Hu Ching: Ten

Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning 930am Yoga & Meditation

Tuesday Afternoon 5:15pm Kids Yoga (Full at this Time)

Wednesday Morning 1030am Yoga at NSPL (Prior Registration Required)

Wednesday Evening 7:15pm Yoga

Thursday Evening 630pm – AHA Support Group  (See Below)

Friday Morning Healing Yoga 930am

(Please RSVP for all classes or cancel if you have previously signed up)

 

Happenings

 

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 Pre Registration Requried

 

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 –   Contact me to sign up.  Begins this coming Tuesday, March 6th – This class is currently Full To Capacity!!  Watch for the next session to open up!

Yoga this Week – February 25, 2018

Yoga Chitta Vritti Nirodha

Hari Om Dearest Yoga Students,

In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Sutra 1:2 gives us the true meaning of yoga practice:  To still the every moving fluctuations of the mind.  The “Chitta” is like the lens we see the world through.     Our Chitta is colored, or clouded, by the vritti’s;  the things we have been taught, the society we live in, the family we grew up with and the experiences that have made an impression on us as we grow.  These perceptions can keep our mind in constant fluctuation (vritti) and  block our awareness of our higher consciousness (Buddhi) or ability to discern, intuit and understand deeper meanings in our lives.

Yoga – to Unite    Chitta – Consciousness     Vritti – Fluctuations    Nirodhah – Quieting of

The practice of yoga is to clear  our lenses (Chitta’s)  so that we see things as they really are, clear of personal attachment to outcomes, beliefs and misconceptions.  This is the goal of yoga. this is why we practice.  To clear our bodies and minds of habitual patterns so we can open up to what is truly important and true in our lives.  So we can open up to the wisdom of our higher self that is always looking out for our good and the good of all.

Yoga this Week

Tuesday morning 930am with Meditation

Tuesday Evening Monthly Restorative Yoga 7:15pm – Two Spots Open (Pre-Reg Required)

Wednesday night 715pm

Friday morning Gentle Healing yoga 930am

(Please RSVP to reserve your spot.)

    Workshops and Event Page 

Thursdays beginning March 1st – Yoga for Kids at Rocky Point Schools

You do not have to be a Rocky Point Resident.  Click this link to download the Rocky Point Community Education Registration Form.  K-2nd Grade at 430pm and 3rd -5th at 320pm. Community Ed Flyer

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 Exchange.  Let me know if you would like to be added to the Yoga Sutra Study Email List.

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

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 – July 16, 2017

Our Wednesday Night Beach Class will be serenaded by Michael Smith with his melodic guitar playing, our yearly tradition of having music on the beach!!  Don’t Miss this One…

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Or”Yoga helps you reach your sacred self.  Once you touch this inner realm you’ll never be the same again”

Simona Rich

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 Greetings dear yoga students,

Yoga puts us in touch with that part of ourselves that remembers what we have forgotten;  that we are whole, we are strong, that we can endure and we can meet our lives with grace, steadfastness, integrity and joy.  Once we touch this inner realm, we will never be the same again!

 

Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning 930am with Meditation to follow

Wednesday Morning Yoga for Kids at Camp Friendship in Rocky Point

Wednesday Evening Yoga 7pm on the beach With Live Music!!

Friday Morning Healing Yoga 930am

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

 

Thank you all for your condolences regarding the passing of my father.  We have such a beautiful supportive yoga community and I am blessed to have you all in my life!

Namaste

Amy

 

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, Meditation & Healing Studio in Rocky Point NY… 631-839-0644