Kaira Jewel 2Art of Happiness, Art of Suffering:
Letting Life Stir Us Deep

with Kaira Jewel Lingo on Tuesday, October 25, 7:30-9pm
Cheverly United Methodist Church, $10-15 suggested donation
Many conditions of happiness are already available to us right now. Our ideas about happiness and suffering often interfere with our ability to find happiness. We can learn to make use of suffering to nourish compassion and wisdom, the foundations of happiness. Join us for a talk and meditation. Register here.

img_2621The Endless Wonder of India

Feb 28-Mar 13, 2017 in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Goa
with Kelly Fisher and Rimmi Singh

Explore India on this custom-tailored trip with these experienced tour-leaders. Embrace India’s rich history, absorb its spirituality and experience the local food and culture. The magical romance of Delhi, the majesty of the Taj Mahal, and the tranquility of Goa Beaches are bound to leave an unforgettable impression on the soul. Find out more.

masdegancel3patioCalling the Light Retreat, Provence

May 27-June 3, 2017
with Kelly Fisher, Annette Para, and Rita Cain

Join us for an awe-inspiring week in one of the most beautiful places in France. We will stay at a lovely private villa within walking distance to restaurants, bakery and vineyard, and with a salt-water swimming pool. Enjoy yoga, yoga nidra, and meditation everyday with plenty of free time to explore the countryside. Yogis of all ability level are invited. This retreat is sold out, but you may sign up for the Wait List.

Spring LotusFall 2016 Yoga In Cheverly

Fall yoga classes run Sept 12-Dec 21, 14 weeks. Details on schedule and pricing are available here.

Drop in to a single class at any time or sign up for the entire session. Please send me an email to secure your space if you are interested in registering for the session.
Drop-ins are always welcome for $17 per class.


Kelly Fisher, E-RYT 500, teaches yoga and meditation in the Washington, DC area. She mentors yoga teachers and teacher trainees. She is an adjunct in yoga teacher training programs, leads workshops and retreats, and has taught in such diverse places as NPR, the Freer and Sackler Galleries, and the Supreme Court. Join Kelly for private or group classes in yoga, meditation, or yoga therapeutics.

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Kids’ Yoga in Cheverly

Check back in September for a new six week session. Classes are held at Cheverly United Methodist Church. 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. Request more info at Wildflower Yoga.


May 27-June 3, 2017 Join Wildflower Yoga and hosts Annette and Rita, French speakers and chef for one week in the beautiful and enchanting south of France. This yoga retreat is limited to 14 participants so there will be plenty of time for personal yoga attention, meditation, wine tasting, relaxation (swimming pool!), and excellent food. Click here for more information.


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.

Personal Instruction

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.


Anxiety and the Brave Warrior

This week in class we’ve been learning the story of Virabhadra — the ferocious and terrifying warrior that arose out of Shiva’s anguish at the loss of his beloved Sati. Virabhadra is the namesake for all those Warrior Poses we do in class, Virabhadrasana I, II, III, the Humble Warrior, and more. Briefly, Shiva and […]

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What is Yoga Therapy?

The International Association of Yoga Therapists defines yoga therapy like this: Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and wellbeing through the application of the teachings and practices of yoga. You may read the entire article here. I have been interested and practicing yoga and meditation since college when […]

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Morning Sadhana

My name is Kelly. I am 45 years old. That is a difficult thing for me to say. I am not ashamed to be 45. In fact, I feel a little bit of wonder that I’ve made it this far and that the things I did in my 20s feel like another lifetime away from […]

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