The Art of Relaxation — Yoga and Healing Touch w/ Emma Silverman, Sat. 11/8, 1:30-3:30pm

The Art of Relaxation: Yoga and Healing Touch

with author Emma Silverman
Saturday, Nov. 8, 1:30-3:30pm
$25 door / $20 by Nov. 5th

 

Emma Silverman Art of Relaxation Yoga Workshop The Yoga House Kingston NY

 

The Art of Relaxation workshop is a gentle, guided flow with massage, adjustments, and juicy yoga postures sure to stretch you into yoga heaven. Join author and yoga instructor Emma Silverman for this incredible opportunity to experience the healing powers of touch and to deepen your practice. This restorative class will guide you into bliss.

 

 

 

Emma Silverman is the author and founder of the blog The Emma Silverman Yoga Workshop The Yoga House Kingston NY Joy of Yoga. Her yoga journey began with dedicated Iyengar study and, after more than fifteen years of practice, she has also studied Bikram, Ashtanga, Kundalini, and Vinyasa Flow. After working at the Kripalu Institute for Yoga and Health (North America’s largest yoga retreat center), she is currently a yoga instructor at Cornell University, with thousands of students worldwide. Her previous book, THE JOY OF YOGA, will be published by Skyhorse Publishing (forthcoming August 5, 2014) and has sold German, Italian, Spanish, and Chinese translation rights. She resides in Ithaca, New York.

 

Register Below by Nov. 5th:


Art of Healing Workshop




Munchkin & Me with Mel Toth — Next session Sat., Dec. 6th, 12-1:00pm. Registration ends Thurs., Dec. 4th

MUNCHKIN & ME YOGA

For Kids 2-4 & Adult

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First Saturday of Every Month, 12:00-1:00pm

Next session: Saturday, December 6th

Registration for the December class ends Thursday, December 4th.

Come explore yoga with your 2-4 year old, led by Mel Toth, an experienced childhood educator who comes prepared with yoga children’s books, coloring handouts and wonderful ideas to share yoga with your child. Each class is $18. Please preregister for the next single session by Thursday, Dec. 4th.

Space is limited.  Preregister today by purchasing your spot!


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Melanie Toth (Mel)

Mel’s yoga journey began in her living room over 13 years ago. An educator since 1998, Mel has taught 4th grade, co-authored a strategy book for teachers and served as a tutor and Director of Education for several NY learning centers. From her extensive background in education, Mel brings a solid understanding of how each student interprets information differently and may apply those misinterpretations to his or her body. As such, she strives to make her instruction clear and accessible for students of all levels of experience. Mel’s classes focus on the development of a solid foundation through the use of props, demonstration, description, and encouragement, while exploring basic principles of alignment, balance and relaxation. By encouraging her students to respect their physical limitations while exploring what is possible, Mel aims to help each individual learn how to serve the unique needs of their body. She is forever grateful to her first yoga teacher, Jill Gnassi, whose expert Iyengar instruction taught her how attending to small details could make a huge difference in her life, both on and off her mat.

Evening Meditation with Sharon Rosen — Every 3rd Friday, 7-8:00pm. Next Session Nov. 21st

Evening Meditation

7:00-8:00pm, third Fridays

Our next meditation event is on November 21st, 2014.

Drop-in fee is $13 (or use your membership card).

Leave the week behind and enter your weekend in peace. Join us for this month’s class, where the focus will be shamatha (calm abiding) and metta (loving-kindness) meditation. Deepen your ability to be present, compassionate and loving towards yourself and with others. Our time together includes instruction, inspiration and practice. Developing mindful awareness through meditation allows us to “bloom like the lotus, at home in the muddy water.”

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Join us every third Friday for an hour-long guided meditation led by teacher and author Sharon Rosen. No experience necessary. All levels welcome.

According to Sharon, “Meditation helps us to become more present to life. Through the practices, we develop feelings of unconditional friendliness towards ourselves and others. Each month we will explore different aspects of meditation, including mindfulness, lovingkindness, walking meditation and guided body scans. You will leave these sessions inspired, refreshed and with solid tools that you can weave into your everyday life. Please join us and begin or deepen your own meditation journey.”

Preregistration is NOT necessary, but feel free to reserve your spot.


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sharon rosen, meditationSharon Rosen

(Read more at her website, Heart of Self Care)

Life is filled with bright, shiny objects that distract us, knock us off track, and keep us from knowing our truest needs. They pull us away from our core values and innate wisdom.

How do we figure out what really works for us?

I believe that we all have the ability to find those answers, even if we can’t always access that wisdom or follow through on it. It has to do with slowing down and listening deeply, two things that are not given much respect in this world of information overload. High speed, next generation wireless networks keep us always plugged in out there but not in here where it helps the most.

The essence of what I teach and embody in my work comes from learning to listen deeply to myself. It’s about paying mindful attention to my body and soul to figure out what works for me. I’ve learned how to give myself what I need to truly flourish and feel strong and vibrant. I feel so grateful to be able to share this learning with you.

O+ Festival — Events at The Yoga House October 11th & 12th

O+ Festival Kingston

Saturday, October 11th

  • Leigha teaches a House Flow class, free with your O+ wristband or make a donation: 12:45-1:45pm

Sunday, October 12th

  • Jacqui teaches a House Flow class, free with your O+ wristband or make a donation: 12:45-1:45pm
  • Nidhi Huba leads Heart Centered Sound & Crystal Healing, free with your O+ wristband or make a donation: 2:00-3:00pm

 

Learn about the O+ Festival , find out where to buy a wristband, and peruse the rest of the 2014 schedule here.

 

EXPLO+RE O+ Festival Yoga Kingston NY

October Focus of the Month – Vinyasa

Focus of the Month: Vinyasa

 

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As we arrive into autumn, a season of transition, with its vibrant colors, chilly evenings, and bountiful harvests, we are focusing this month on Vinyasa. While the literal translation of the word vinyasa means “to place in a special way,” we often designate the term for the set of postures that separate sequences, appear in our sun salutations, and clear out one side of postures to repeat the same postures on the other side. Whether you’re thinking of the literal or more common translation, the word connotes the transitional quality of yoga as we systematically take our minds and bodies from one point and safely land at the next with our controlled breathing and specific movements. We say that Vinyasa is a flow, an unobstructed path to a final destination. As Pattabhi Jois has declared, “When vinyasa is perfect, the mind is under control,” and we can attain a state of meditation and liberation through this “special placement” within our practice.