Category Archives: purpose of yoga

Training Thursday: Cassandra completes workshop with Mas Vidal

Thanks for checking out this occasional series on our blog, Training Thursdays!  In this installment, we report on Cassandra’s Rasayana workshop with Mas Vidal at Liberation Nashville.  Cassandra shares these thoughts about the November 12 event: Mas came to Nashville … Continue reading

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Training Thursday: Angie completes 45 hours of Anjali Restorative workshops

Thanks for checking out this new and occasional series on our blog, Training Thursdays!  One of the many amazing things about yoga is that we all continue to learn more about it every day, and this series highlights some of … Continue reading

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Alice completes Yin immersion course

We are pleased to announce that Alice recently completed a 20-hour training specifically focused on Yin yoga. This immersion, held at Sanctuary for Yoga in Nashville, was led by Liz Stewart, who teaches Sanctuary’s Yin classes and has studied with … Continue reading

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February 2016 focus and class schedule

How are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? Are they beginning to fade away? The deep groove of habits is not easy to change. If you find yourself slipping into the old habit patterns you thought you wanted to change, … Continue reading

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January 2016 focus and class schedule

Happy New Year! Out with the old and in with the new! Let’s look a little deeper into this phrase…”the old” implies the past, and “the new” is now, the present. So, how about saying, “Out with the past and … Continue reading

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December 2015 focus and class schedule

This December, give yourself permission to open the most beautifully wrapped, the most dazzling, the most illuminated gift of all. You can find it in a moment of stillness and silence by hearing its sound: Anahata, Anahata, Anahata, Anahata. It … Continue reading

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November 2015 focus and class schedule

As autumn deepens in the month of November, we can reflect on the life-flowing energy of the natural world moving deeper into the core as an opportunity to practice self-reflection.  As Patanjali explains in the Yoga Sutras, the niyamas are … Continue reading

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Restorative yoga class this Friday (12/12) @ 5:30 p.m.

Do you feel rushed or anxious at this time of year?  If so, perhaps a restorative yoga class is just what you need, and Susan Polk is offering one this Friday, Dec. 12, at 5:30 p.m.  About this style of … Continue reading

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Quotation about freedom from David Foster Wallace

At our 4th of July class, Angie shared a quotation about freedom from the author David Foster Wallace. To allow students who enjoyed the quotation to review it again and folks who were not able to attend to read it, … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Experience Laughing Yoga (Fri., 6/20, 5:30 p.m.)

We know many of you are curious to learn more about Laughing Yoga, so we asked Susan Polk to share some additional information about this style.  Remember that Susan’s Laughing Yoga class meets this Friday (6/20) at 5:30 p.m. at … Continue reading

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