Anatomy & Physiology #3:  the Shoulder Complex
Dec
3
1:00 PM13:00

Anatomy & Physiology #3: the Shoulder Complex

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The shoulder is the most mobile, but also one of the most unstable joints in the body. This class will explore the structure and function of the three articulations that compose the shoulder. We will study the movements permitted at these articulations in asana, with an emphasis on enhancing stability through the full range of shoulder movements.


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The Art of Breath: Pranayama Series
Oct
13
to Nov 3

The Art of Breath: Pranayama Series

Fall is an ideal time to establish a pranayama practice.  Come learn the art of breathing and study how it effects the body, energies of the body, the mind/emotions and brings clarity to our being. Jennifer Beaumont is teaching this series of 4 Pranayama classes, Saturdays 8:30am - 9:30am, October 13 - November 3.  

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the Art of Relaxation in Asana
Dec
16
2:00 PM14:00

the Art of Relaxation in Asana

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Join us for a long Asana class with supported and unsupported postures with a focus on relaxation of the body including the brain and the nervous system. Skillful sequencing and the practice of postures with support helps calm the activity of the mind, relieve tension and anxiety, and restore energy to a tired and stressed body.  

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Deep Study Saturday
Nov
4
10:30 AM10:30

Deep Study Saturday

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"You have a right to your actions,
but never to your actions' fruits.
act for the action's sake.
And do not be attached to inaction.

Self possessed, resolute, act
without any thought of results,
open to success or failure.
This equanimity is yoga."

Bhagavad Gita, slokas 2.47-48.

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developing the power of practice
Sep
16
10:30 AM10:30

developing the power of practice

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"Practice. It will take care of all your problems." -- Manouso Manos

For beginners and experienced practitioners of hatha yoga, a workshop to support you in learning how to practice yoga safely and consistently so it takes care of you. For those who have a practice already, there will be mentoring and inspiration for advancing in one's practice, solving problems with creativity, courage, and caution.

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Pranayama Class
Apr
22
11:00 AM11:00

Pranayama Class

Pranayama is the Study, Control & Regulation of the Energies of the body, the 4th Limb of Yoga. This practice helps with quieting and stabilizing the mind & emotions, regulating the physiological body (including blood pressure & stress responses), developing concentration, and understanding about the power and patterns of the breath, the diaphragm, and relaxation of the nerves.

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