Posts by MSY

Self Care through Mindfulness

Posted by on Feb 22, 2019 in Blog, Self Care, Workshop | 0 comments

Self-care is a potent way to nourish one’s self in order to live a vibrant and meaningful life.  Paying attention to our lives moment by moment can deeply enhance our awareness of sensations  outside of ourselves as well as their reflections in our body, thoughts and emotional reactions to life experiences. Try this simple, yet powerful breath practice for building awareness by Thich Nhat Hanh: “Breathing in, I know I’m breathing in; Breathing out, I know I’m breathing out: Breathing in the present moment, I know it is a wonderful moment!” Join us THIS Sunday,...

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Self Care as a Reflection of Ahimsa & Loving Awareness

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Blog, Self Care, Workshop | 0 comments

The 8 Fold Path of Yoga philosophy arises from the Yamas and Niyamas, ethical precepts and practices for living a fully enriched and embodied life.  Ahimsa, the first Yama, is often translated as “non-violence” or “doing no harm,” and forms the basis of all yoga beliefs and practices.   When we think of non-violence, we usually envision not hurting others, and, truly we value serving others as the highest expression of living an ethical life. However, we must also extend ahimsa to ourselves, loving and nurturing ourselves to enhance our well-being. Self-care is a...

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Studio Mystery Solved!

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Blog, Studio Update | 0 comments

At the heart of the Tree of Life lives the symbol for the sound of Om – the vibration and consciousness of the Universe.  Each stroke represents a state or aspect of that consciousness, united as one into Om. The strokes also correspond to the individual sounds embedded in the chanted sound of Om:  A-U-M – silence…  Interested in learning more?  Come by the studio and pick up a sheet explaining it in...

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A Tree Grew in the Garden Studio!

Posted by on Jan 30, 2019 in Blog, Studio Update | 0 comments

Tree of Life There was always going to be a tree in the Garden Studio… it just took 6 years to germinate, absorbing all our practice and teachings, growing into its own unique patterns that were finally ready to be revealed!  Come see its beautiful shapes, flowing with energy and color, and embedded with symbols of unity and wholeness. Recognize the cycles of the seasons and our lives, the freedom of expression that is possible when we root in the Earth and thrive from the light within and the pulse of the Universe.  Come sit under the Tree of Life in the Garden Studio and feel your...

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Truffles Charity Fundraiser Success!

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 in Blog, Community Fundraiser, Gratitude | 0 comments

Not only were the truffles from DeFluri’s Chocolates delicious (I hope you sampled a few pieces …or boxes..for yourself!) but their sale also generated a great profit for charity. Through your generous purchases, Mountain Spirit Yoga donated $750 to the Frederick County chapter of Habitat for Humanity towards their building project in Middletown at 211 S. Jefferson Street – just around the corner from the studio! This allows a family the opportunity to build the house of their dreams and a better life. Thank you for helping make that dream come...

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