Category Archives: yamas and niyamas

June 2017 focus and class schedule

It seems that everyone is feeling the joy of lush, new growth and the beauty of early summer with uplifting spirits! Focusing on purification of the body and mind this month seems appropriate, like sitting in a beautiful garden with … Continue reading

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Memorial Day weekend schedule (2017): join us for any or all of our 6 classes!

If your Memorial Day weekend plans have you in Bowling Green, either as a resident or as a guest, please join us for a yoga class!  4yoga will maintain its usual class schedule on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and hold … Continue reading

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May 2017 focus and class schedule

Yoga is a journey of creating harmony in one’s life and letting go of the blocks that keep us from this harmony. In the process, we discover a deeper reality of being, a place of contentment, wisdom and joy.   … Continue reading

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April 2017 focus and class schedule

Each spring we experience the explosion of sensory delight as we witness the renewal of lifeforms…plants and animals blossoming and birthing. April is the month of Easter, the Christian celebration that reminds us that rebirth follows death. It is a … Continue reading

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March 2017 focus and class schedule

In March, we continue to work with the yamas, the universal code of ethics prescribed in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, to apply to our lives with the intent of providing greater happiness and fulfillment. This month, we focus on asteya or … Continue reading

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February 2017 focus and class schedule

What a timely month to study and contemplate the yoga concept satya (truthfulness). As we grapple with the recent coining of the term “alternative facts,” we can turn to the ancient vedic texts, which predate all religions, for some perspective.  Sat, the … Continue reading

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January 2017 focus and class schedule

“You are what your deep, driving desire is. As your desire is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny.”—The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad Once again, we arrive at the … Continue reading

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October 2016 focus and class schedule

As the summer surrenders to the fall, our focus for October shifts to the final niyama of the yoga sutras—Ishvara pranidhana, surrender into the creative source, God, or however you wish to name it.  To surrender is to have trust … Continue reading

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September 2016 focus and class schedule

Join us in September to focus on swadhyaya (self study), enjoy 12 classes a week, and welcome 2 new teachers! Continue reading

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August 2016 focus and class schedule

Everything in our awareness is in some stage of change, of transformation. There is a process involved of one force acting upon another. In the practice of yoga, tapas is a process that generates (spiritual) heat to train the senses … Continue reading

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