Bliss Body Yoga

Silent Practice to Set Your New Year’s Intention with Mary Scudella

1/1/2018
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
$30
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Give yourself or someone you love the gift of silence. As we move into the new year, finding the quiet inside can assist in letting go of the old and welcoming in the new. Silence inside helps us to listen to our inner guiding voice.

This will be an extended practice moving from the outside inward. We will begin with larger asana movements, followed by much more subtle body actions to create stillness inside. Finally, we will come to rest in silence. There will be no music, other than the quiet whisper of Mary’s voice.

5 reasons finding silence is important:
1 The expectation of too much productivity can lead to burnout. Teaching yourself how to find silence and solitude aids in productivity by making space for rest.

2 Quieting your mouth and mind heightens your other senses, enabling you to be more in tune with your actual experience.

3 Sillness can help you become a master of your impulses. Itches beckon, the monkey mind tries to play. Refraining from indulging these distractions builds self-discipline.

4 Silence can relieve worry and regret. It brings us back to the present where only THIS moment matters.

5 Removing yourself from constant stimulation helps your mind to cultivate a meaningful intention, increasing imagination and positive emotions.

Silent Practice to Set Your New Year’s Intention with Mary Scudella
1/1/2018 10:00 am – 12:00 pm $30  Register Give yourself or someone you love the gift of silence. As we move into the new year, finding the quiet inside can assist in letting go of the old and welcoming in the new. Silence inside helps us to listen to our inner guiding voice. This will be an extended practice moving from the outside inward. We will begin with larger asana movements, followed by much more subtle body actions to create stillness inside. Finally, we will come to rest in silence. There will be no music, other than the quiet whisper of Mary’s voice. 5 reasons finding silence is important: 1 The expectation of too much productivity can lead to burnout. Teaching yourself how to find silence and solitude aids in productivity by making space for rest. 2 Quieting your mouth and mind heightens your other senses, enabling you to be more in…

Yoga for Anxiety Relief Series

January 7th-28th
Sundays, 1:30-3:30pm

$120 if you register by January 3rd, $130 after January 3rd
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This special class series will be co-taught by Barbara Vosk and Jen Davis. Come experience the many ways yoga practices can help you manage anxiety. You will learn breathing practices to help calm the body, and meditative ways of working with anxious thoughts. Each two-hour class in the series will include a gentle and restorative yoga practice, allowing you to embody the relaxation experiences. Teachings about the seeds of anxious thinking will provide opportunities for self-reflection and group discussion along the way. This series is appropriate for all levels of yoga practitioners.
Session 1, Jan. 7th: Origins of anxiety in the nervous system, recognizing your body/mind responses, and
learning the relaxation breath.
Session 2, Jan. 14th: Recognizing the connection between thoughts, beliefs and your anxiety responses. Identifying your narrative and exploring ways to manage thoughts.
Session 3, Jan, 21st: Understanding how patterns of thought are created in pathways in the brain and
learning how to establish new patterns.
Session 4, Jan 28th: Mindfulness meditation practices and integration practice.