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Ishvara Pranidhana - Opening, softening, and surrendering to the will of the universe.

-Shonna Brown
Oakville, ON

Community Updates

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!

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

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.

September 25th, 2010

Belly Bliss with Candice Garrett

The pelvic floor is the foundation and true center of all poses. Learn about the anatomy of the female pelvic floor, how it is affected by pregnancy, birth and postpartum and how to address using yoga. You will learn exercises specific to pregnancy and postpartum for the purpose of preparation for and rehabilitation from birth. We will discuss how to safely rehabilitate the abdominals postpartum without causing further weakness in the pelvic floor.
This workshop includes anatomy, handouts, practice and partner work and is appropriate for all students and teachers wishing to deepen their knowledge in this area of study.
Babies up to six months are welcome to attend with their mothers. Registration and payment required by September 20th as the instructor is traveling from California to be here. Cost is $55 per person.
When: September 25, 2010
Where: Belly Bliss, Denver, CO

September 23rd, 2010

Yoga Journal Conference Estes Park

The Yoga Journal Conferences are a unique experience that will deepen your practice with instruction from the master teachers you’ve read about in Yoga Journal. Now experience them live! Each conference includes panel discussions between renowned yogis, keynote speeches by well-known authors and experts, benefit events, yoga demos, live music, a community connection gathering and the yoga marketplace – your one-stop shop for everything yoga.

Mail Conference
Where: September 23 – 26th, 2010
When: YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO

It's not to late to sign up! Click here.