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New Summer Schedule

In Studio Scoop by Samatva Yoga0 Comments

New summer schedules begin Saturday June 25 2016 Please note: Our online schedule will ALWAYS reflect the current classes, including cancellations, substitute teachers, holidays and events/workshops. You can pick up your print version in studio on June 27 2016. We thank you all again for understanding these adjustments are to better your experiences and help offer what classes are attended …

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International Day Of Yoga [june 21] | $5 Drop -ins, all day

In Enlightening Trends, Unite: Community by Samatva Yoga0 Comments

To honour this special day, check out our drop-in schedule for June 21 2016 and enjoy a $5 class or do something to honour and celebrate you and your unique yoga community. “The United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ …

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Enter Educator: Brendine Partyka

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Yoga allows me to feel vulnerable in a spiritual and a physical sense. I started a regular practice at a time when my physical activities were creating more stress than relief. I was seeking something beautiful, physical and grounding. I love that yoga is a creative process with infinite depth. It allows me to observe myself and move toward acceptance. …

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[POTM] Anjali Mudra

In Practice & Principles by Samatva Yoga0 Comments

When we bring our hands together at the level of the heart, we are making a gesture known in yoga as “anjali mudra”. Anjali is often translated as “offering”, and in The Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy, John Grimes uses “handful” to explain the Sankskrit term, as in “a handful of flowers”. Perhaps try to leave a little space, a …