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Iynegar movie showing 5/8 in Ashburn, VA

Posted by on Apr 28, 2019 in Blog, Community Event | Comments Off on Iynegar movie showing 5/8 in Ashburn, VA

Iyengar: The Man, Yoga, The Student’s Journey Playing on May 8, 2019 at 7:30pm Fox Stadium 16 & IMAX22875 Brambleton PlazaAshburn, VA Sign up to view this documentary that offers an intimate look at the life of yoga luminary, B.K.S. Iyengar.  View him in his studio with his students and in his personal yoga practice – still extraordinary at 90 years old! Reserve your seat ahead of time to ensure that the movie will be shown.  Bring all your yoga buddies!

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Restorative Yoga this Sunday 4/28 – ahh!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2019 in Blog, Self Care | 0 comments

Melt away your tension… Restorative Yoga this Sunday – ahh! April 28, 2019 4-5:30pm $20 taught by MSY teacher Jessica Atwell, who specializes in gentle and restorative yoga Renew yourself for the continuing beauty of Spring by releasing deeply-held tension. Leave feeling refreshed and ready for the joys of Spring. Join us for restorative yoga practices that allow you to rest deeply and restore body, mind, and spirit. Click here to register! Bring a friend and enjoy dinner afterwards next door at the Main...

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Free Yoga 4/27 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 | Comments Off on Late Spring Session starting soon!

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 Blog, Workshop | 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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