Book Club Special Event Friday, April 6th & April 13th, 7:15-8:45pm

The Bhagavad Gita is an intensely spiritual work and a masterpiece of Sanskrit poetry. It tells the story of the warrior Arjuna, as he prepares for a great battle, and realizes with the help of Krishna that the battle is really for his own soul.

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Join Strongheart’s teacher trainees as we discuss the Gita over two Friday evenings: Chapters 1-9 on April 6 & Chapters 10-18 on April 13th.

We haven’t had a book club meeting in a while, so let’s renew our discussion with this beautiful classic. We’ll be using the Eknath Easwaren translation, but there are many good translations available and the book is probably available at your local library. You’ll never be sorry you know this book.

Like all book club meetings, both evenings are free and all are welcome.

Introduction to Ayurveda & Mindful Living Sunday, April 15th, 11am-12:30pm

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Ayurveda is the sister science of yoga and a health practice that believes in bringing
us in balance with our nature and our environment. It addresses how we can eat the foods that are most supportive to our own individual constitution and the season.

And it also helps us understand the rhythms of our lives that keep us healthy or don’t.

Join us to learn what this ancient understanding of health can add to your own understanding of a healthy life now. And  how some simple changes in our diet and habits can make us feel more right with the world. 

Register here $20

Turning It Upside Down Saturday, April 21st, 1:30-2:45pm

Sometimes the best reason to try something is because it makes us nervous or we’re convinced we won’t succeed.

The inversions of yoga are like that. They ask us to look at things  from a whole different perspective. And especially to look at what we think are our limitations.

Will you really “never be able to do that”? How do you know if you don’t try?

You may never master a great free-standing handstand like our lovely Tiffany Yu, but even the modification can make you feel strong, confident and like a kid again.

There are great reasons to practice the inversions of yoga and none of them are just about showing off.  Headstands, shoulderstands, and handstands take strength and focus, but this class is about finding your entry point to changing your limits. 

Join Tiffany to learn the techniques that will let you access the strength you already have and look at yourself from a new direction!

 

Our Spring 200 Hr Teacher Training is Beginning Soon

This intensive 10 week course, from March to June, will immerse students in the ancient art and science of yoga practice. Whether you see yourself wanting to teach yoga or just want to understand the practice of yoga more deeply, this is an opportunity to truly take your practice and understanding of yoga to a new level. Meeting on Friday evenings and Sundays, we’ll study the philosophy, psychology, and healthy life choices of yoga and meditation; as well as the mechanics and anatomy of asana and teaching methods. Enabling students to create artful and
effective yoga classes to share with students at all levels is our goal. With that in mind, we’ll study and practice Short-Form Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Slow Flow, and Basic Yoga.

Visit out Teacher Training Page to Learn More
 

Go Deeper: How Yoga Works! Fridays, March 2 & 9, 7:15-8:45pm

Yoga is more than just a physical exercise program. It’s a chance to understand ourselves on a deeper level and live with more peace and ease in the world. For two weeks Pattie will be exploring the underlying philosophy and psychology of yoga. We’ll dig into why our minds work the way they do, why yoga says we can’t think our way to peace and happiness, and how yoga works to lead us to a deeper understanding of ourselves and our place in the world. 

These classes are the beginning of a series of eight classes about yoga philosophy and living a more balanced and mindful life. Classes will be offered Friday evenings and Sunday mornings in April. Together the classes give you a deeper understanding of how yoga works and, if you complete the eight class series, we'll give you a Deepened Practice certificate. But the classes can be taken individually as well. All of these are discussion classes without posture practice.

$20 for each class     
Required and included for anyone taking Strongheart Yoga 200hr Teacher Training.

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