Pose Diagnostic Clinic
Sunday, July 13, 1-3:30pm Yoga Center of Columbia, $40 Who's Walking Your Dog? Downward Facing Dog is one of the best poses for building strength and stamina and increasing flexibility. In this workshop, we will refine Downward Dog through exploring poses with similar characteristics, components and actions. Anyone curious about healthy alignment, biomechanics, and the body's architecture are invited to attend. $40 More info.
Floyd Yoga Jam 2015
Friday, Aug 29, early Floyd, VA Kick off Labor Day weekend at Floyd Yoga Jam with me! For the third year in a row, Friday morning (time tbd) meditation will feature a deity from the Hindu pantheon. This year, Sarasvati, goddess of wisdom, compassion, and music 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.
Saturday, June 21, 9:00am-4:30pm Blueberry Gardens Wellness Center This one day getaway is designed for you to be able to step out of your everyday routine to gain some perspective for yourself. Yoga and its accompanying practices of meditation, yoga nidra, chanting, and healthy eating assist you in letting go of patterns in your life […]
Om Mata Kali, Kali Durge Ma It’s been two weeks since we returned from Costa Rica, but I am still living in the afterglow. There were so many great things about our visit — 16 of us yogis both teachers and students, all with a connection to Yoga Center of Columbia — so I will […]
When I left my day job at NPR ten years ago (gulp), I went on to Erik’s health insurance with his employer. When he left his day job two years ago to become a freelancer/entrepreneur/construction worker (gulp again), we had a big decision to make. Do we continue health coverage through COBRA? Way expensive. Do […]