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October 2010 Archive

October 24th, 2010

Sunday Immersion Workshop with Sadie Nardini

Join Sadie Nardini for a day of Cool Sequencing and Hot Core! Learn to put your poses together in super effective, new and fun ways, and discover a 3-step process to doing each single pose optimally to help you gain more benefits, like weight loss, core strength, total body sculpting, detox, flexibility in much less time on your mat! Sadie shares her tips and guidelines for building poses and the art of Vinyasa Krama, or principles of sequencing the most powerful, intelligent and safe at-home or class poses and flows that will give you tools to use to get more from the time you spend on your mat, amplify your creativity and give you one heck of a workout too!

When: October 24, 2010 from 12:30-4:00pm

Read more: www.sadienardini.com

October 24th, 2010

Glowfest 2010 at Yoga of Sausalito

Be the change and join us at Glowfest 2010, a benefit for the Amala Foundation which supports youth to lead with a heart-centered global perspective and to live in recognition that sustainable peace begins within.

For more information: www.yogaofsausalito.com

What: A Day of Sublime Yoga and Music!
When: October 24th, 2010 at 10am
Where: IDESST HALL, 511 Caledonia Street, Sausalito, CA

SCHEDULE
10:00 – 12:00pm Anusara® Yoga with KK Ledford & Live Music with Prajna Vieira & Ben Leinbach

12:00 Lunch Organic Gourmet Entrees and delicious snacks

12:15 – 1:45 pm Mukti – The World of Kirtan

2:00 – 3:30 pm Gentle Community Yoga with Stacie Vining & Tim Lenheim

4:00 - 6:00 pm Anusara® Yoga with Laura Christensen & Live Music featuring Todd Boston & Jason Parmar

6:00 Dinner Organic Gourmet Entrees and delicious snacks

7:00 pm Donna De Lory in Concert

Tickets available at the door, online or under 415-332-9642

October 23rd, 2010

The Voice Project Fundraiser at YogaCo

On October 23rd, YogaCo studio in Santa Monica, CA will be hosting a fundraising event for The Voice Project, a non-profit organization that assists women restore their families and their lives in Uganda through education, scholarships, and music. The event will host various music artists to raise awareness, along with a silent auction to raise funds for the project.

YogaCo
1403 3rd St Promenade
Santa Monica, CA 90401
www.yogaco.com

For more information, visit www.voiceproject.org

October 21st, 2010

Hawaii Spirit Festival

The Hawaii Spirit Festival is a four-day celebration of Yoga, Music, Movement and Hawaiian Culture. With workshops ranging from Vinyasa to Pranayama, or Drumming and Tai Chi, this Festival honors many of the infinite pathways that reunite us with the spirit flows through the breath of all things.Immerse yourself in the Spirit of Aloha…

The Hawaii Spirit Festival offers over 75 workshops from which to choose. The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, October 21st
A Day of Intensives 8:00 am – 11:00 am and 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Choose from 5 different 6 hour Workshop Intensives and off site excursions.
In the Evening: Opening Welcome Speech and Offering or ho’okupu with Tom “Pohaku” Stone

Friday, October 22nd
A Day of Workshops from 8:00 am – 6:30 pm: Select from 25 different workshop options and design your personal schedule of 4 different 2 hour sessions
In the Evening: A Keynote speech with Max Strom followed by an evening of Kirtan with Steve Ross and Ty Burhoe, Dance Party with Rara Avis and Craig Kohland 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Saturday, October 23rd
A day of workshops and an evening of Music, Workshops from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Music Festival from 500 pm to 11:00 pm featuring John Cruz, Rocky Dawuni, Guy Forsyth, Iyeoka, and more…

Sunday, October 24th
A Day of Workshops from 8:00 am – 6:30 pm

Click here for more info!

October 9th, 2010

Bollywood in the Pearl for Street Yoga

Bollywood in the Pearl, Street Yoga's Third Annual Fall Into Gratitude Celebration, is this Saturday!

DATE: Saturday, Oct. 9
TIME: 6-10 p.m.
LOCATION: Yoga Pearl, 925 NW Davis St

Tickets are just $40 for activities, great food, wine and music!
TO PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE: www.streetyoga.org/bollywood

EVENT INCLUDES:
6 - 7PM: Tiffany Cruikshank will lead a yoga class accompanied by live music provided by DJ Anjali and the Incredible Kid.

7 - 8PM: Groove to live music on the dance floor, with Bollywood dance lessons provided by DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid.

8-10PM: Enjoy a silent auction, and bid on great items from Pearl businesses.
Food by Prasad (see below), wine by Ardiri, and more

October 9th, 2010

Yoga Gives Back at the Do Yoga Philly! Festival

Ashley Turner received Elena Brower's YGB Relay Torch and taking it to Dhyana Yoga in Philadelphia. This will be a part of their special "DO YOGA PHILLY! A 4-day festival celebrating Philadelphia's many incredible yoga teachers and their various lineages...

Join in this special donation class led by Ashley and Liana as YGB debuts in Philadelphia! Check out amazing line up of teachers' with so many wonderful classes!

When: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1:15PM - 3:15PM
Where: Dhyana Yoga Philadelphia, West Philly Studio, 3945 Chestnut St. 2nd Floor (enter on 40th next to Distrito)
To Register: ( 215) 222-YOGA

October 8th, 2010

Live Light with Kristin McGee & Manduka

Come join us for a Vinyasa class led by Manduka Ambassador Kristin McGee, benefiting the Live Light Live Right Foundation. Come find your inner child in a playful Vinyasa Flow led by YogaWorks teacher Kristin McGee to benefit the work of the Live Light Live Right Foundation, a community-based partnership that empowers children and their families to make healthy choices to last a lifetime! We'll have Manduka Ambassadors available to help you choose the perfect mat for your practice, and you can enter to win a free mat!

When: October 8th, 2010, 7:45–8:45pm
Where: YogaWorks, Soho Studio
Price: $25 Suggested Donation
Register: 212-965-0801

KRISTIN MCGEE
Driven by the profound effects yoga, Pilates, fitness and healthy eating can have on the mind and body, Kristin has dedicated her career and her life to teaching and sharing these disciplines with as many people as possible. Always one to be creative and push the envelope, Kristin developed her own unique style which has been incredibly well received by students, fitness DVD consumers and health and wellness aficionados all over the world for its upbeat, refreshingly hip approach. Kristin demystifies the disciplines without losing sight of their origins.