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February Sama-Set: Life’s Cycles

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As children, we are blessed with curiosity, vulnerability and innocence, we move, we grow. Slowly, we get to our fours, playful still but strengthening and growing. Life has cycles from birth to death, from idea to fruition, from behaviours repeating and the unknown influences that overhang it all. Join us for this new sama-set where wer explore the cycles of …

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January Sama-Set: Sivananda In-Style

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Sivananda Yoga comes from the lineage of Swami Sivananda, as brought to the west by his disciple Swami Vishnudevananda in the late 1950s, making this style of practice an important part of yoga’s first wave of popularity outside India. Sivananda (1887-1963) was well-known in India in the 1930s, when he founded an ashram in Rishikesh. He had previously been a …

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December Sama–Set: The Elements

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According to the ancient wisdom of yoga, Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Ether are the archetypal building blocks that compose everything in the Universe, including nature and the human body. Wellness depends on the balance of these internal five elements. When elements are balanced, we are in harmony within ourselves, feel both stable and energized, and can maintain high levels …

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October Sama-Set: Vata Pacifying

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It’s the fall and that means Vata is in full effect! According to Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga, in our neck of the woods, Autumn (Vata Season) is a time to prioritize grounding Vata represents the wind, the ethers, and movement. To pacify we want to ground and to connect to the strong earth energy that supports us. Tricky, …

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Sama-Set Study Guide: Vata-Pacifying

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In Ayurveda the fall season corresponds to two major doshas or mind-body principles: Pitta and Vata. Autumn is considered Pitta as long as hot weather prevails, and Vata as it becomes cold. Late fall and winter are known as “Vata season” because they are marked by some of the same qualities that characterize Vata: cold, dry, light, clear, and moving. …

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Schedule Update: New Class Style – Sama-set

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Sama-Set is a radical experience combining breath, body, meditation and relaxation. Each month we will introduce a NEW Hatha Yoga sequence that enable students in deepening their yoga inquiry & understanding of the relationships of the energetic and physical bodies working together. This dynamic class embraces the teachings of Hatha and Raja Yoga merged and can change your life. It …