Philosophy

May 

Yoga for Willpower with Cathy

Tuesdays, May 2-June 13, 7-8:30pm
Willpower is the ability to know what one wants and the determination to move toward it, despite life’s challenges. Join Cathy to explore the cultivation of inner resolve through asanas that relieve abdominal congestion and stoke the fire of determination. Each class will emphasize breath awareness, core strength, mental concentration, and relaxation. Inspirational passages and discussion will also be included. Fee: $84 (ID#: YW) — CANCELED

The Art of Joyful Living with Tracy

Thursdays, May 25-June 8, 7-8:30pm
In his book The Art of Joyful Living, Swami Rama tells us that “Happiness is of Our Own Creation”. It is our responsibility as human beings to learn how to uncover our intrinsic joy. A life that is happy and fulfilling is possible if we have the means. Yoga Science gives us the tools to rid ourselves of negative states of being and to understand our true nature – balanced and free. In this course, we will explore yoga philosophy and practice while developing personal techniques for cultivating peace and joy. Each class will include lecture/discussion, journaling, gentle asana, relaxation and meditation. Fee: $40 (ID#: S48) —

June 

Spiritual Study and Practice Group for Women with Donna

Thursday, June 1, 7-8:30pm
Join us on our year-long study of Awakening Shakti, The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga by Sally Kempton (available in the bookstore). Awakening Shakti provides a practical guide for activating the currents of the divine feminine in every aspect of your life. We will discuss Chapter 6. Fee: $5 (ID#: S49) —

The Enchanted World of Tantra - Discussion and Guided Meditation with Sandra Anderson

Thursday, June 15, 7-8:30pm
For tantrics, the world is infused with divinity and full of wonder and possibilities. The many tools and techniques of tantra skillfully harness the inner forces of desire that arise in the body and mind. Whether with ritual, worship, meditation or yoga, the tantric practices connect the practitioner to points of potential where transformation can occur, whether in the inner world of personal karma, or the world of collective experience. Join Sandra and explore how to incorporate the characteristic features of tantra in your life and yoga practice. Fee: $25 (ID#: S53) —