Monday, June 27, 2011

monday moment of zen

"every day, think as you wake up, today i am fortunate to have woken up, i am alive, i have a precious human life, i am not going to waste it, i am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others, to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings, i am going to have kind thoughts towards others, i am not going to get angry or think badly about others, i am going to benefit others as much as i can." ~ h.h. the dalai lama

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

5 things

5 things to make your wednesday more wonderful

send a friend a snail mail card to let her know you are thinking about her
offer to walk your neighbor's dog

start an art journal

take an hour or two to browse a bookstore by yourself

set 1 monthly goal & stick to it

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Monday, June 20, 2011

monday moment of zen

"peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding."
~ ralph waldo emerson

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

5 things

5 things to make your wednesday more wonderful

enjoy a picnic underneath a very old tree

volunteer your time

give a stranger a compliment and mean it

do a household chore without being asked and without seeking a pat on the back

donate your old clothes to charity

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Monday, June 13, 2011

monday moment of zen

“yoga is the human quest for remembering our true nature, our deepest selves. since the dawn of recorded time human beings have sought to transcend the human condition, to go beyond ordinary consciousness. basic questions such as who am i? and why am i here? have driven mankind’s spiritual pursuits for millenia. in every human heart lies a deep longing to connect to something bigger than oneself, to find a sense of belonging and meaning to life. at the core of this longing is a basic human desire for happiness that transcends culture and time. every human being wants to find happiness.”

~From Hatha Yoga Illustrated by Martin Kirk, Brooke Boon, and Daniel DiTuro

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Friday, June 10, 2011

yoga in the park

(photo from our last yoga in the park session)

hey there local yogis & yoginis,

i hope your summer is going swimmingly with lots of activities outside in this beautiful weather!! one of the things i love most about summer is doing yoga outside! i am inviting you to join me for yoga in the park all summer long!!

our june meeting dates & times will be:
sunday, june 19th 9:30-10:30am
sunday, june 26th 9:30-10:30am

please note: if it IS RAINING then class will be canceled. if there is a CHANCE OF RAIN class will still be on until we get rained out. :)

yoga in the park this summer will be held in the beautiful jack roberts park on the corner of madigan ave and leonard st in the first ward of morgantown. (see attached pic to see location.) there is plenty of parking - in the parking lot & also free street parking. there is a playground so if you have kids they can play while you play. :)

these all-levels classes are FREE to all. donations are greatly appreciated but never required.

please bring your mat (or towel if you don't have a mat) some water and anything else you need. be sure to pass this email along to your friends and family - the more the merrier!!

and yes, you will receive my signature neck massage during your savasana!!! :)

if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. i hope to see you on these sundays!

hugs & namaste,

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

5 things

5 things to make your wednesday more wonderful

take a walk thru nature

enjoy a mid-day nap

cuddle on the couch with your favorite furry friend

surprise your neighbor with flowers

don't be afraid to ask for help when you need it

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Monday, June 6, 2011

monday moment of zen

“all blame is a waste of time. no matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. the only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for external reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration. you may succeed in making another feel guilty about something by blaming him, but you won’t succeed in changing whatever it is about you that is making you unhappy.”

~ dr. wayne w. dyer

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

5 things

5 things to make your wednesday more wonderful

drink a mug of tea as a form of meditation - savor each sip

give one of your favorite books to someone you love

try a new recipe

explore a new store in your town

invite a friend over for a few hours to catch up

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