Posted by Lori Maravilla on April 21st, 2015
Yoga Alignment Workshop w/Casey Walles
About the workshop: Whether you are new to the practice, or a long time yoga practitioner, it never hurts to brush up on the basics of proper alignment in your asana practice. Not only will we be going over the basics of alignment in this workshop, we will also be talking about body safe modifications to help you ease into poses that, for whatever reason, just seem inaccessible. Remember your mat and a bottle of water!
About Casey Walles: Casey has been practicing yoga since 2001. She received her 200hr yoga certification in 2009, and has been teaching since 2008. She has a love for the art of play in a flow practice, with a passion for alignment in the body.
When: Saturday June 27th
Posted by Lori Maravilla on May 21st, 2015
Your body’s ability to gain or lose weight is mostly predisposed, although there are many tips you can learn that will optimize your metabolic rate. This will not only help you reduce fat retention, but also increase the nutrient absorption from your food intake, which is far more important in the long run. Come and learn some of the Ayurvedic Principles involved in reducing weight (not losing it, because whatever you lose, you might find again).
When: July 12th
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Teacher: Janet Perez
Posted by Lori Maravilla on May 4th, 2014
Intro to Mindfulness Meditation Class
Teacher: Phil Engelhardt
When: Wednesday 10:30-11:15am, Friday 10:30-11:15am, Sunday 9:15-10:15am
Donation based: ($5-$10 suggested)
As in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
If you have been doing Asana yoga, your getting more flexible, stronger, relaxed, finding more space in your body. You may be aware that the yoga practice originated in India as a part of a spiritual discipline. You may not know that the original practice has more to due with the mind than the body. Yet Asana practice has an effect, there is a mind body connection, the mind is calmer more balanced. Our lives are richer for it.
We all seek self fulfillment, in this consumer oriented society we do this by getting, or doing. Always something to get or do, a bucket list, a slight reprieve as we scratch something off the list. Then with fulfillment should come gratification, contentment. But it doesn’t last, something else to do or acquire. The inner void remains. Whats the meaning of life? Is there a deeper purpose? My teacher would say “ Look at the tombstone. A name, birth date, dash, death date. The whole life experience represented by the dash.” In the end is that what it amounts to, a dash on the tombstone? Read more »