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[POTM] Downward Facing Dog: Adho Mukha Svanasana

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Downward facing dog is a quintessential yoga pose in that engages your whole being. It calms your nervous system and works on overall flexible springs. It decompresses your spine, tones and strengthens your arms, open the arches of your feet, scallops and lengthens your thighs, and is an amazing shoulder opener. The entire backside of your body is a weekend, …

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Restorative Yoga, Hands-On + Aromatherapy Healing
Sunday December 10 @ 600pm

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Join us for these 2.5 hour exceptional healing event to RESTORE yourself to wholeness, balance and well-being. The workshop will include several ancient modalities, merging restorative yoga with powerful Reiki, Reflexology, Thai Yoga Massage and Aromatherapy hands-on healing, as well as themed guided meditation. Prepare to feel completely transformed. Space is limited to ensure that everyone receives lots of individual …

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The Chakra Yoga Flow
Sunday November 19 @ 400pm

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In yoga philosophy, we are comprised of more than our visible ‘flesh and bones’ bits. We also have an invisible energetic body. Just as blood vessels move our blood around the body, we also have a dense network of nadis (energy channels), which move prana (vital energy or life force) around the body. Yoga practices such as asana, pranayama and …

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What’s in a Name? Storytime of the Essential Asanas
Saturday December 9 @ 230pm

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Have you ever been confused by different cueing for a same posture, what should I do, hips squared or not, feet aligned or on different tracks? Trikonasana or Sunflower pose? Asanas are not just shapes, they carry Prana, they make space, they give wings or ground, they also tell stories and have different meaning depending on how you approach them. …

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8 Limbs, Not Only 2 Arms + 2 Legs | An Introduction to the Yamas + Niyamas
Saturday November 11 @ 230pm

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Practicing yoga as described in the Yoga Sutras of Pantajali means practicing eight limbs: four externally oriented limbs, Yama, niyama, asana and pranayama, and four internally oriented limbs, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana and samadhi. By practicing all eight limbs the impurities of the body and mind that prevent us from realizing the true nature of the soul will be removed. In …

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Restorative Yoga, Hands-On + Aromatherapy Healing
Sunday October 22 @ 600pm

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Join us for these 2.5 hour exceptional healing event to RESTORE yourself to wholeness, balance and well-being. The workshop will include several ancient modalities, merging restorative yoga with powerful Reiki, Reflexology, Thai Yoga Massage and Aromatherapy hands-on healing, as well as themed guided meditation. Prepare to feel completely transformed. Space is limited to ensure that everyone receives lots of individual …

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Yoga + Injury: Practice and all is coming…..
Saturday October 14 @ 230pm

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While we take on a yoga practice to find openness and space in the body and the mind, the physicality of yoga can sometimes lead to unrequired results. Shoulders might get sore, lower back get overly talkative, knees and wrists might get painful…. And sometimes, as with any physical exercise injuries happen and we feel betrayed by our beloved yoga…. …

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30 Day Yoga Challenge
October 14 – November 12, 2017

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Challenge yourself to complete 30 classes in 30 days. That’s it. Pure and simple. While true, the challenge is a commitment of time, it’s more importantly a commitment to one’s health, wellness and spirit. Experience for yourself the amazing physical, mental and physiological benefits of a daily practice. Enjoy a wide range of benefits including stress reduction, weight loss and …

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Elephant Stories
Saturday October 7 @ 1100am

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Ganesha is undoubtedly one of the most-loved deities in the Hindu pantheon, likely familiar to every yoga practitioner. We’ve seen countless representations of this sweet-loving god, with his chubby belly and elephant head. And just as countless are the stories and legends in which he is entwined. His giant head is not without reason—Ganesha is bright, clever, and creative in …

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Releasing Tension + Fear through Systema
Saturday October 7 @ 900am

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In this “Intro To Systema” class, participants will work individually and in groups, learning and applying principles that can be easily integrated into all aspects of life to cultivate awareness and become more mindful. Principles applying to breathing, posture, movement, and relaxation that help keep the human organism balanced and in a state of readiness at all times to effectively …

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Suspension + Family Yoga Drop-Ins are now included for Infinity Members

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We are thrilled to invite all Infinity Members to enjoy more exclusive opportunities at Samatva Yoga Studios! Now included in your Infinity Membership (no specialty additional fees any longer!) are all our drop-in classes for both Family Yoga + Suspension Yoga! What classes does this include? SUSPENSION YOGA (following 2 hour Immersion): FAMILY YOGA: This means, attend early 15-20 minutes …

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Ayurveda and Indian Head Massage

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For over 3,000 years, Ayurveda (Ayur = life, Veda = knowledge) in India and eastern cultures, has been the most substantial and successful system of the mind-body wellness. In Ayurveda, it is believed that the health of the individual depends on the balance between the mind, body, and spirit. The Ayurvedic system has been in alignment with yogis and the …

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Journal Club | September Prompts

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We’ve created a Private Facebook Group. Ghost in the background or introduce yourself. Join this group to make sure you don’t miss your questions! https://www.facebook.com/groups/645773802269443/ @samatvayoga #samatvaspirit #samatvajournalclub share to a friend or share to social media