Category Archives: yamas and niyamas

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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July 2016 focus and class schedule

How does your garden grow? With the flowers and foods you want? All from the seeds you sow? What about the seeds you didn’t sow–those persistent, hardy plants we call weeds? With regular diligence, it is possible to maintain your … Continue reading

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June 2016 focus and class schedule

Our Breath is so elementary and yet has so much potential to reveal subtle knowledge about our lives when it becomes conscious and the focus of inquiry. It is possible to live one’s whole life without giving breath a second … Continue reading

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Memorial Day (2016) schedule: all classes meet as usual!

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 this weekend, with 6 opportunities to practice: … Continue reading

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May 2016 focus and class schedule

Join us at the studio in May! We’ve added a Gentle class, will welcome Leslie Weigel, and will host a pair of sonic massage events. Continue reading

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