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Free Yoga to kick off festival!

Posted by on Apr 17, 2019 in Blog, Community Event, Free Yoga | 0 comments

Coloring the Street  & the Green Expo! Two Festivals in one! Kick off the festival with street yoga at 10!  Stay for amazing chalk art on the street, unique vendors, food, music, and a lively community event! April 27, 2019 10am – 3pm Green Street, Middletown, MD Coloring in the Street Join us for a day of transformation as we turn downtown Middletown into a community art gallery! Last year’s inaugural event could not have been better! Great weather, wonderful music and food, and absolutely amazing art...

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Late Spring Session starting soon!

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in Blog, Studio Update, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Late Spring Session – April 22- June 16, 2019 Join your fellow students at the studio during May and June to keep your yoga practice committed! It’s also a great time to join the Pilates or Strength for Sculpt class to build core power, or Beginner Tai Chi to get your energy flowing with ease. Click here for the full Late Spring schedule.

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Spring has Sprung!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Enjoy these scenes from our March 23, 2019 Spring Retreat at the Lucy School in Middletown Valley!

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Spring’s Promise Unfolding!

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 in Blog, Workshop | 0 comments

Spring is peeping out in every bright daffodil shoot and in the smell of the earth waking up from its icy winter crust! Those same shifts occur in us – can you feel yourself beginning to shake off the effects of winter? Join us for a Day-Long Retreat with Carla McAdams at the Lucy School in Middletown on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 from 10:00am – 4:00pm. Activities will include yoga, meditation, creative expression through art and writing, walks in Nature, community–and a catered lunch from Aleko’s.

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Self Care through Mindfulness

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Blog, Self Care | 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...

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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...

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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 detail.

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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...

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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...

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So many blessings and moments of joy!

Posted by on Dec 27, 2018 in Blog, Gratitude | 0 comments

Just a few more minutes before the hours of Christmas Day wind down into the day after Christmas. I’m sitting here gazing at the waning full moon, reflecting light from the sun and my heart, so full from the joys of the day and this season.  So many laughs today with kids and grandkids  – some still young and others so grown, evoking memories of them as tiny ones tearing into gifts with sheer delight.  Today really wasn’t much different … except they were as grateful for the gift and the thought behind...

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