Kids’ Yoga in Cheverly
Thursdays, May 7-June 11, 9:30-10:15am [crawlers to age 2 with caregiver] and 3:30-4:15pm [ages 3-6] Cheverly United Methodist Church, $72 (or $15 to drop in for a single class) Kids' Yoga is a wonderful way for your child to release pent up stress and energy while learning to focus and relax. Ylla Bishop is certified by YoKid and Childlight Yoga. More info at Wildflower Yoga.
Floyd Yoga Jam 2015
Friday, Sept 4, 7-8am Floyd, VA Kick off Labor Day weekend at Floyd Yoga Jam with me! For the fourth year in a row, Friday morning meditation will feature a deity from the Hindu pantheon. This year, Lakshmi, goddess of abundance, fullness, and delight will grace our presence. This is sure to be a sublime weekend so get tickets now.
The Gayatri Mantra is one of the oldest mantras of which we are aware. It honors the sun and all the life-giving energy, heat, and light the sun offers. "Gayatri" refers to the meter of the verse . It means 24. After the initial call to earth, sky, and heavens, the next three lines are of eight beats each, equalling 24. Hear the chant and learn the words here.
Yoga is traditionally a daily practice that is unique to each individual yogi. Yoga postures and meditation can be very therapeutic when practiced with knowledge and awareness. If you are experiencing chronic pain, localized pain, trouble sleeping, or anxiety or depression, find out how yoga can help you in daily life. Even if you simply want to deepen in your knowledge and practice of yoga, Kelly has over 20 years of experience to share. Contact Kelly for more information and pricing.
The lovely weather this week marked my first morning practice outdoors for the year… except for when we were in Tamarindo, Costa Rica at Panacea de la Montaña in March when we meditated and did yoga outside everyday. Mary, Debbie, and Peter were excellent hosts and all of their furry friends, Gandhi, Daphne, Maya, Pepper, […]
About a week ago on a Thursday afternoon, I walked out my front door and at the end of the walk, there sat a peaceful Buddha meditating in my yard. He took me completely by surprise. And a funny coincidence, we were about to go see Jai Uttal, kirtan singer, at a performance sponsored by […]
Over the summer my most excellent acupuncturist, Don Diggs, recommended a book for me to check out, The Holy Science by Swami Sri Yukteswar. It is a collection of Sanskrit sutras that draw comparisons between yogic science and the book of Revelations. Interesting stuff, and the introduction contains a quite provocative explanation for why we […]