Category: Community Breakfasts

On the first Wednesday of the month our Yoga community has breakfast, 9:00 am at Bakers Square, Touhy and Western in Chicago.

Revelry Yoga

merrymaking, celebration, carousal, spree.

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Listening to Your Body – it’s smarter than you

How, when, and what is “listen to your body?”  At the beginning of  our yoga class we tune in to the outer layer of the five koshas, annamaya kosha the body. Does one start by  awareness of the entire body

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How to use Yoga to RELAX

Searched online  “How to use yoga to relax” – yoga seems to . WebMD starts with:  Yoga means different things to different people. This topic focuses on a kind of yoga called Hatha yoga. One of the benefits of Hatha

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The Art of Yoga Practice

Life and Yoga Yoga practice is like life Each circumstance in which we find ourselves is like a pose. Some poses are hard to hold, others are pleasant. It is how we hold the pose that determines whether or not

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How do we connect to our yoga practice?

Things we  connect with in yoga:  Body, Breath, Focus, Thoughtfulness, Passion, Clarity, Joy, Balance, Harmony, Abundance, Transformation, Release How does your yoga practice connect with your body? How does your yoga practice connect with your breath? How does your yoga

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Satya – Truthfulness, impeccable truthfulness

What is the Truth? There seems to always something that is trying to impress the truth to are consciousness.   Sometimes it is friend, a family member, often times is is the news, a teacher, an authority figure, on and

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What is Yoga Intention?

Many times at the start of class as we are tuning in I ask yogis to set an “intention” which leads me to think  “What is yoga intention?   The four layers of tuning that we use in class frequently

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True Happiness, 2nd Mindfulness Training

In preparation to Yoga Community Breakfast – May 7, 2014. Aware of the suffering caused by exploitation, social injustice, stealing, and oppression, I am committed to practicing generosity in my thinking, speaking, and acting. I will practice looking deeply to

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Five Mindfulness Trainings

The Five Mindfulness Trainings represent the Buddhist vision for a global spirituality and ethic. They are a concrete expression of the Buddha’s teachings on the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path, the path of right understanding and true

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Loving Speech and Deep Listening

Loving Speech – Deep Listening, 4th Mindfulness Training This was the theme for Community Breakfast April 2, 2014. Practice loving speech and refrain from speaking to others with harsh words. When we use loving speech, we avoid misunderstanding and much

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