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Why Risk a Fall? Create Balance Now through Yoga!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2019 in Blog, Community Event, Self Care, Workshop | 0 comments

Why Risk a Fall? Create Balance Now through Yoga! Live Pain-Free Series Workshop Strength & Balance — Create stability in your body Led by Mary Barton, Yoga Therapist in training Saturday, November 16, 2019 1-3:00pm   $30 Join us! Balance—how do we move with ease and confidence in our body as we grow older? Build strength! Strength and balance are necessary to maintain vitality and a better quality of life. Both muscle mass and balance decline with age—starting as early as our 30’s. A regular yoga practice can help to build both muscle...

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Honor those who serve – Veteran’s Day FREE Classes

Posted by on Nov 10, 2019 in Blog, Community Event, Free Yoga, Self Care | 0 comments

Honor those who serve – Veteran’s Day FREE Classes MSY will honor the many veterans and active service military in our community next Monday, November 11, with a FREE yoga class! There are six classes to choose from – yoga basics for beginners, gentle yoga to release stress, moderate yoga for those with some experience, Senior chair or floor classes for strength and balance, or a heart-pumping vigorous class. Check out the schedule here. It’s our honor to honor you! Please come with an ID showing military service and...

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Season of Gratitude

Posted by on Oct 31, 2019 in Blog, Gratitude | 0 comments

Season of Gratitude Every morning I pause to offer gratitude for all the many blessings in my life. Often it’s the simplest pleasures of life that bring a smile to my heart – from the beauty of trees releasing their leaves outside my window, to the insistent morning meows of my kitties and upturned belly of my dog just waiting for a rub, to the smell of breakfast cooking by my dear husband. When I sit to teach yoga, I gaze out at all of you and offer thanks that you continue to come together week after week to explore yourself and...

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Ease Arthritis Pain Now!

Posted by on Oct 16, 2019 in Blog, Community Event, Self Care, Workshop | 0 comments

Ease Arthritis Pain Now! – our 3rd Live Pain Free Workshop Saturday, October 26, 20191:00-3:00pm$30 Led by Margy Smariga, Certified Yoga Therapist If you’ve got arthritis, you are not alone! Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the US, with more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children diagnosed with some type of arthritis. Arthritis is the swelling and tenderness of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms are joint pain and stiffness, which typically worsen with age. These symptoms vary in intensity and...

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Best of the Best Five Year Club – THANK YOU MSY Community!

Posted by on Oct 12, 2019 in Blog, Community Event, Gratitude | Comments Off on Best of the Best Five Year Club – THANK YOU MSY Community!

Best of the Best Five Year Club – THANK YOU MSY Community! Five Year Club Celebration! I spent last evening (10/10/19) at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick at a special reception and awards ceremony hosted by the Frederick News Post for businesses who had been voted as a Finalist or Winner in the Best of the Best of Frederick County for all five years of the contest. I couldn’t quit smiling at how proud I was to be part of that group of business owners! To me it represented so much hard work and dedication on the part...

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Why live in pain? Back Care Basics this Sunday (10/13/19)

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in Blog, Community Event, Self Care, Workshop | 0 comments

Why live in pain? Back Care Basics this Sunday (10/13/19) -Live Pain Free Series Workshop- Try this simple back stretch to relieve tension in your low back. Come to learn more ways to be out of pain at the workshop! Back pain is one of the most common complaints that sends people to their healthcare provider, searching for pain relief. Yoga is clinically proven to be as effective as physical therapy for easing current back pain and is a powerful way to prevent its recurrence. Join Carla, Certified Yoga Therapist, to learn: Back Care Basics...

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Middletown Construction Update – It’s Our Turn!

Posted by on Sep 17, 2019 in Blog, Community Event, Studio Update | 0 comments

Middletown Construction Update – It’s Our Turn! Starting Monday Sept. 16, 2019 the construction on Middletown’s Main Street reaches our block, as the crews remove the lid to an old under-ground culvert and replace it with a new one. This requires flagging on Main Street and at the light at Main Street and Rte. 17 between 8:45am – 2:45pm. The crews will also be tearing out sidewalk on the south side of Main Street in our block. This is in addition to work still in progress on the further west end of Main Street. What...

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Fall 2019 Live Pain-Free Workshop Schedule

Posted by on Sep 15, 2019 in Blog, Community Event, Workshop | 0 comments

Fall 2019 Live Pain-Free Workshop Schedule Mark your calendars now and join us for one or all of these wellness workshops: Walk Tall! Better Posture from Head to Toe! Sunday, September 22, 2019 1:00-3:45pm$40taught by Carla McAdams, certified yoga therapist Learn more here… Back Care Basics Sunday, October 13, 20191:00-3:30pm $35 taught by Carla McAdams, certified yoga therapist Learn more here… Ease Arthritis Pain Now! Saturday, October 26, 2019 1:00-3:00pm $30 taught by Margy Smariga, certified yoga therapist Learn more...

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Vote again – we’re a Top 5 Finalist!

Posted by on Sep 10, 2019 in Blog, Community Event, Studio Update | 0 comments

Vote again – we’re a Top 5 Finalist! Thanks to YOU, we are a Top 5 Finalist as the Best Yoga Studio in Frederick County!  It is time to vote in the Final Round to choose the Top 3 Finalists! You can VOTE TODAY and EVERY DAY from Sept. 6 through next Thursday, Sept. 12. Follow the vote link above into the Body and Soul Category.  Yoga studios are the last entry in that section. Show your pride in the community we’ve built in Middletown and support all the transformational programs at Mountain Spirit Yoga....

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Yoga for Vibrant Health & Wellness!

Posted by on Sep 4, 2019 in Blog, Community Event, Free Yoga, Self Care | 0 comments

Yoga for Vibrant Health & Wellness! Stress? Back pain? Arthritis? Poor Posture? Chances are good that you have or will experience these conditions, as well other types of chronic pain, at some point in your life. A majority of visits to physicians stem from these common ailments, which are often the result of daily living and lifestyle choices. Slouching posture from too much sitting and use of computers contributes directly to back pain and reduced energy levels. Fear of falling from declining strength makes us more hesitant in our...

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