Mindful Vinyasa at 7 PM tonight!
I’ve a full week of teaching yoga. In addition to my regular Mindful Vinyasa and Form and Flow yoga classes at Pause Yoga Amesbury and Discover the Wonders Yoga in Dracut, respectively, I’ll be subbing for Roberta Dell’Anno’s All Levels Yoga at Essential Yoga Studio in Andover, and for Linda’s Slow Flow class following mine at Discover the Wonders.
I’ll be squeezing the most out of summer!
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When I reposted MC Yogi’s instagram this morning, I got props in a tweet.
I am definitely burning up my 15 minutes of fame.
It looks like he also got props from Trevor Hall, another peaceful warrior who is a favorite of mine.
I was listening to Ritual Mystical in the car on the way to and from yoga this morning, and I can’t wait to use it in class.
I saw this Instagram posted by my friend @debra977, at Essence Yoga in RI, and had to repost it, knowing that I’d have this news to share.
On Monday, July 11, I will begin teaching a “Mindful Vinyasa” class at Pause Yoga in Amesbury, MA, 7-8:15 PM. It’s a sweet little studio perched right on Main Street in a town at once timeless and trendy. I look forward to meeting new students and having new adventures in āsana there.
This morning we marked a full moon, and tonight, we’ll observe the Summer Solstice. The last time this happened was in 1967, during the “Summer of Love.”
So I do like the advice above from @mysore_sf to rest. The full moon in summer lends enough energy on its own, and the solstice does even more so. Our inclination, observing and sensing these energies, is to expend a lot ourselves. We can really go off the charts with that energy, and should balance it with more resting, cooling practices. Minimize those things that aggravate pitta dosha: caffeine, alcohol, activity, and strenuous practices. Being as I am largely kapha dosha, I can forget I also have a fair amount of pitta, which can get easily aggravated by such energies. It’s wonderful in vata autumn and winter, and kapha spring to rely on such energies, and so invigorating to use summer for what it’s for, but if I find myself getting strung out as I have over the past few days, I have to dial it back, to “lean toward earth’s moist green gifts,” which also are made possible by the sun.
Remember also that the sol–stice refers to the stillness or stillpoint of the sun.
Also, as an added bonus, enjoy this song by “The Head and the Heart.”
…means to be “great–souled.”
If we are to be great–souled, we must develop trust in giving and receiving. We’ll explore this in Form and Flow today at Discover the Wonders Yoga in Dracut.
Here’s some more inspiration:
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