On the third Sunday of the month, from 8.15am to 10.30am, we will meet for a full active practice with meditation and relaxation. Each workshop is inspired by a poem, but you do not need to enjoy poetry to appreciate a lively sangha, along with asana inspiration and challenge for a variety of levels from teacher to aspiring home practitioner. This is not a beginners workshop but options will be given to those not inverting, or practicing deeper backbends. A perfect way to keep your practice alive and juicy in these puzzling times! Details of the specific themes of these workshops below.
NEXT SACRED SUNDAY 3-Part SERIES starts again at YOC:
5/19, 6/16 and 7/21 - HAPPENING MAY thru JUNE - Online registration opens April 22
5/19 - The Spiral in Asana - Every pose can be seen as a twist, and more of an unravelling than a winding up! Using the image of the spiral, this class will explore the natural unfolding, energizing and calming that can occur from a carefully sequenced and balanced twist practice.
6/16 - Belly and Balance in Ardha Chandrasana - Half Moon pose is a popular modern asana that is enhanced by deeper abdominal practice and a progressive approach to the notion of “balance”. A perfect practice as we move towards the Summer Solstice.
7/21 - “Hollow Be Thy Groins!” - Enjoy a fun practice where we invite the breath and ease into those pesky adductor and groin areas! This workshop will also look at different ways to open the hamstrings and external rotators and encourage coolness and ease in the heart of summer.
Fee: $75/85 after 5/1. $35 Drop-in if space available.
from 8.15am to 10.30am at Yoga on Center, Cloverdale.
Local Teacher’s discount available. This series is eligible for a Yoga Alliance Further Education certificate for registered teachers.
Please sign up for the entire series as we will need a minimum of 10 committed participants by 5/1 for the series to happen. If you miss one session, you can take a 15.00 credit for any other workshop Mary is teaching locally in 2019.
Fee: 85.00 or 35.00/session. Register online after 4/21, or mail check to MPaffard, PO Box 225, Yorkville, CA 95494, Memo: Sacred Sundays. Special discount for YOC teachers - Email me!
You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.
You only have to let the soft animal of your body Love what it loves...