Greetings from YFL!!! We are in the midst of our second five day intensive for our AOY Teacher Trainees. As a result, there will be a slight modification in classes on Monday and Tuesday of this week. Sophie’s 6 p.m. class WILL NOT meet today,1/25, and the following classes WILL NOT meet on Tuesday, 1/26, 8:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. All of these cancelled classes WILL resume next week, and our normal YFL schedule is back in place Wednesday of this week, 1/27.
This week’s practice is Classic Hatha Yoga, and will emphasize power, movement, and energy. Our Sanskrit focus is “So Hum”, which means “I am”, I exist as “pure awareness”, not as my mind, body, or ego. Our mudra is the “Pran”, and this hand gesture reduces fatigue and nervousness, and boosts our vitality, and improves our vision.
Our meditation focus this week is “Pure Awareness” or “So Hum”, and is set to the music of James Hood’s “Pure Ceremony”.
Special Announcements: YFL will be closed for Presidents’ Day Weekend: 2/12-2/15. We will also be opening the first of six 15-hour Teacher Training workshops to the public, 2/26-2/28, on The History and Philosophy of Yoga. The cost is $195, and you must pay and pre-register by 2/12. Sophie will lead this in depth study of the origins, meanings, and application of the ancient Yogic texts. No pre-requisite is required.
As always, we can’t wait to see you on the mat!!!—Namaste’, Deb