Self Care

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 Cup!

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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 wonderful moment!”

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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...

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