Rocky Point, New York Yoga, Meditation & Healing Studio

Yoga 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 – 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 – June 12, 2017

“Your life is a sacred journey.  It is about change, growth, discovery, movement, transformation, continuously expanding your vision of what is possible, stretching your soul, learning to see clearly and deeply, listening to your intuition, taking courageous challenges at every step along the way….And from here, you can only go forward, shaping your life story into a magnificent tale of triumph of healing, of courage, of beauty, of wisdom, of power, of dignity, and of love”  .  

                                                                   ~~Caroline Adams

Returning home from an adventurous weekend, I am reminded of the great power in being still, being challenged, being opened and being free.  Stepping out of our comfort zone, whether it is to sit on a meditation cushion, step on to our yoga mats, climb a mountain or open ourselves up to another, helps to expand our “vision of what is possible” in our lives.  Life itself is the greatest journey we will ever take.  It is an adventure into the unknown forest of emotions, into the complexity of our minds, the amazing resilience of our bodies, the flowing energy of relationships and most importantly, an adventure into that deep inner wellspring of compassion and love  from which all magnificent tales of triumph are born.

 

Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning 930am with Meditation

Wednesday Evening at 730pm

Friday Morning Healing Yoga 930am

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

Next Wednesday is our First Yoga on the Beach Class!! Classes will  begin at 715pm.  Please meet in the parking lot of Broadway Beach at least ten minutes prior to class start.  Click on this link for all the details. Beach Yoga

 Weather permitting, of course. Here’s to Summer Solstice and another grand, exciting, adventurous summer!!

 

 


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 – 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 – September 5, 2016

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Happy Labor Day to you all.  Hoping you can blur that line of work and play as often as possible.  Enjoy what you do and what you do will bring happiness to others but for today, enjoy taking a break and play!!

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Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation to follow

Wednesday Beach Yoga 630pm

Friday Morning Healing Yoga at 930am

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

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Happenings

Our Lovely Beach Yoga Classes are coming to a close.  We will have class on the beach this week and next week at 630pm if weather allows.  Evening class will resume on Wednesday, 9/21 715 to 830pm.

Kid’s Yoga Class for Grades 2 through 5 through the Rocky Point Community Education Program.  The class will run on Tuesdays from 4 to 445pm for five weeks beginning October 11th. For more info, http://rockypointufsd.org/district/community_education

As of this writing, there is ONE SPOT OPEN FOR OUR FALL EQUINOX RETREAT on Shelter Island, September 16 – 18th.  See the link for more information.  Let me now asap if you are interested.  https://myyogawithamy.com/equinox-yoga-retreat-2015/

Namaste and Many Blessings!

Amy

 


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 – August 3, 2015

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality.

Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”

Lao Tzu

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Greetings dearest yoga students,

We are in the midst of changes, some that are natural like aging and children growing up.  Others are spontaneous like suddenly losing your job or winning the lottery.  We all feel anchored in what is familiar to us and are comforted in what we can count on, like an old favorite receipe or comfy chair.  However, whether we want change or not, it comes.  Sometimes slowly and sometimes like a tidal wave sweeping us off our feet.  The best we can do is “let reality be reality” and join in with the flow.  Allow yourself time to grieve the past if you need to but with all the compassion you can muster up, don’t resist change or try to control it. Allow the energy of acceptance to flow towards gratitude for all you are able to experience.  Like a beautiful flowing river, allow your life to flow and ebb and flow, using your precious energy to be a part of it all.

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Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning 930am with Meditation to follow

Wednesday Evening 7pm Yoga on the Beach

Friday Morning 930am Healing Yoga

Sunday Morning 8:45pm Yoga on the Beach

(Please reserve your spot for Yoga Room Classes – Website has all details on beach yoga)

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Events

Join me this Friday at the Earthquake Relief Expo on Lake Ronkonkoma!  I will be leading Kirtan at 530pm followed by a yoga class by Yogi Prakash

Festivities begin at 2pm and go until 9pm – Activities for kids of all ages – Downloadable flyer below!!  Hope you can make it!

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There is still one spot open for the weekend retreat September 18, 19 & 20th!

Hope to see you soon!

Namaste

Amy


Yoga this Week – July 26, 2015

“Yoga is the practice of observing clearly, listening acutely and skillfully responding to the moment with all the compassion we can muster”

Donna Farhi

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Greetings dear yoga students,

Thank you for your continued dedication to your practice for it is you that will make this world a better place.  By practicing the art of observing, listening and responding skillfully,  you not only bring health and right action to those around you,  but you also become a wonderful example of how a person can move through the world with integrity, kindness and love.  A beautiful student remarked to me that being in class felt like a “homecoming” to her.  Yoga is a homecoming; a homecoming and a connection to your body, your mind. your community and your true nature which has an amazing wellspring of intelligence, joy and compassion waiting just below the surface to shine!!

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Yoga this Week

Tuesday Morning 930am with Meditation to follow

Wednesday Evening Beach Yoga 7pm (or in yoga room if rain)

Friday Morning Healing Yoga 930am

Sunday Morning Beach Yoga 8:45am

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Events

Friday, July 31st – Peconic River Yoga is hosting our Restorative Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture with Essential Oil Session at 7pm.  http://www.peconicriveryoga.com

Friday, August 7th – Earthquake Relief Expo for Nepal 2pm to 9pm at the Age of New Beginnings – Beach Club Estate, 151 Rose Drive, Ronkonkoma.  I will be leading Kirtan at 530pm but there are many talented practitioners sharing their talents throughout the event.  Its going to be a lot of fun for a great cause!

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Yoga this Week – May 31, 2015

 

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       “We depend on nature not only for our physical survival. We also need nature to show us the way home, the way out of the prison of our minds. We got lost in doing, thinking, remembering, anticipating; lost in a maze of complexity and a world of problems. We have forgotten what rocks plants and animals still know. We have forgotten how to be— to be still, to be ourselves, to be where life is here and now.”

Eckhart Tolle

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Nature’s power to nurture us never ceases to amaze me.  The natural world reminds us of what is truly important and to let go of the rest.  We humans create all kinds of complex dynamics which keep our minds busy and our bodies tense.  Take time to receive the bounty of beauty that is always there for the taking right outside your door.  Make a special effort to experience nature everyday, either by cultivating your garden, sitting quietly and listening to the birds, feeling the embrace of the wind flowing around you or the tingling warmth of sun on your skin. Observe how the trees remain patient, grounded, growing and still within the movement of life.   Connect, ground down, let go and allow life to flow with the intelligent rhythm of nature and just BE!

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Yoga this Week

Meditative Monday at 7:15pm

Tuesday Morning at 930am with Meditation to follow class

Wednesday Evening Flow at 7:15pm

Friday Morning Healing Yoga at 930am

(Please reserve your spot or cancel if your plans have changed – Evening Classes require a minimum to sign up before 5pm)

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Events-Workshops-Adventures

Click on this link for details on all events:  https://myyogawithamy.com/eventsworkshops/

June 6th at 1-4pm Join me and Donna Coogan as we co-facilitate  a very special workshop at the Long Island Yoga Association

 Shift your Prana – Exploring Vibrational Energy

http://www.LIYoga.org

 

June 10th, Wednesday,  Beach Yoga Begins

 June 11th, Thursday,  Restorative Yoga, Reiki & Acupuncture in Rocky Point

June 14th, Kirtan with Amy, Annalee & Jim at Yoga Darshana Center!!

http://www.YogaDarshanaCenter.com

Sunday June 28th Yoga and Kayaking

Rocky Point Farmers Market is now in full swing Sunday Mornings on Broadway in Rocky Point

Come down and visit – its a local treasure!!!

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Much Gratitude to our adventurous hikers this morning!  It was absolutely wonderful and I decided to give 100% of the proceeds will go to our local food pantry! If anyone would like to contribute before I send in the donation, please let me know.  It’s never too late to give!

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Jai!!  Victory to our Spirits and Peace to All Beings!