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Specialty Classes

We offer a wide range of specialized classes, courses, and workshops on yoga, health, wellness, and alternative therapies. Whether you're seeking to deepen your yoga practice, explore the realms of natural healing, or embark on a journey toward optimal health and vitality, you've arrived at the right destination.

Meditation And Its Practice

A Two-Session Workshop

Drawing inspiration from Swami Rama's revered teachings, this workshop is designed to guide you through the foundational principles and practical applications of meditation.

Session 1: Foundations of Meditation

The Core Principles of Meditation

  • The philosophy and science behind meditation

  • Techniques for developing a meditation practice

  • Understanding the mind-body connection

  • Methods to cultivate inner peace and mindfulness

Session 2: Practical Applications

Practical exercises and techniques. 

  • Engage in meditation practices

  • Learn to apply meditation techniques in daily life

  • Explore advanced methods for deepening meditation practice

  • Discover ways to overcome common obstacles in meditation

Leave with the tools and understanding to integrate meditation into your daily routine, whether you are a beginner or an experienced practitioner, this workshop offers valuable insights and practices to enhance your meditation journey.

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August 3rd and10th at 10:15am

The Kleshas

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September 28th - October 19th
Saturdays at 10:15am

Unlock the wisdom of ancient yogic philosophy with our four-session workshop on the Kleshas. These fundamental obstacles—ignorance, egoism, attachment, aversion, and clinging to life—shape our perceptions and experiences. By understanding and addressing these mental afflictions, we can cultivate a path towards inner peace and clarity.

Session 1: The Problem - What Are the Kleshas?

  • Introduction to the concept of Kleshas.

  • Exploration of the five main Kleshas: ignorance (Avidya), egoism (Asmita), attachment (Raga), aversion (Dvesha), and fear of death (Abhinivesha).

  • Discussion on how these mental afflictions create obstacles in our lives.

Session 2: The Platform - The Mind Where the Story Builds

  • Understanding the mind as the platform where Kleshas manifest and influence our perceptions.

  • Insight into how thoughts and emotions are shaped by these afflictions.

  • Techniques to observe and identify Klesha-driven patterns in the mind.

Session 3: The Power - The Use of Practice and Non-Attachment

  • Introduction to practical techniques to manage and diminish the influence of Kleshas.

  • The role of consistent practice (Abhyasa) and non-attachment (Vairagya) in overcoming mental obstacles.

  • Guided exercises and meditations to cultivate a balanced and resilient mind.

Session 4: The Peace - Freedom from Our Afflictions and Attachments

  • Strategies for achieving freedom from Kleshas through self-awareness and mindful living.

  • The path to inner peace by letting go of attachments and aversions.

  • Reflective practices to sustain long-term mental and emotional well-being.

Living Ayurveda Workshop: Transitioning into Fall

Embrace the wisdom of Ayurveda to seamlessly transition into the fall. As the vibrant summer days give way to the cool embrace of autumn, it's essential to balance your body and mind to maintain health and harmony.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Understanding Autumn in Ayurveda: Explore the qualities of the fall season and how they influence your physical and mental state.

  • Seasonal Nutrition: Learn about the best foods and herbs to incorporate into your diet to stay nourished and grounded.

  • Daily Routines (Dinacharya): Discover practical daily routines to support your body's natural rhythms during autumn.

  • Mind-Body Practices: Engage in guided yoga, meditation, and breathing exercises tailored to the season.

  • Immune Support: Tips and recipes for natural remedies to strengthen your immune system.

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September 17th at 6pm

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