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August 28, 2015

The Yoga Sutra of Patañjali: Meditation & Liberation Workshop

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In this workshop, you will learn the basics of meditation practice including posture, breath work, and the relation of ethical action and renunciation to the inner tranquility necessary for liberation in the yoga system.

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August 27, 2015

Fall Back Into Yoga SALE

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It’s that time of year where we start to settle in for the fall and winter months. A great time to re-focus our commitment to our work, ideals and personal growth.

You may not be going back to school, but why not re-commit to your yoga practice? We’re making it easier to jump start your practice and get back on the mat with our Fall Back Into Yoga Sale!

The sale is September 11-13. We’re taking $100 off a 6-month membership, $745 value now only $645. A lot can happen in a month, but we challenge you to give yourself 6 months of self-transforming practice.

This sale kicks off in a couple weeks! Jump start your practice, pre-register now and don’t miss out on this sale!

Pre-register Now!

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August 21, 2015

Barre 101 Classes added to Thursday Nights!

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Great news Barre 101 warriors! We have received such wonderful feedback and love for our Barre 101 class that we are adding another Barre 101 class to the schedule. Starting Thursday August 27, Barre 101 class will be in full swing 6:30PM –  7:30PM. New to Barre 101? Come see what the excitement is all about. Check out our weekly schedule here.

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August 18, 2015

Yoga and Philosophy: Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita is one of humanity’s most beloved spiritual books. Bhagavad Gita’s teachings serve as both an ancient and spiritual text on our everyday inner struggle, as well as our journey to self-mastery and happiness through yoga.

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The story opens to the scene of Krishna giving warrior Arjuna guidance at the battlefield right before the start of a devastating war. Today we’ll touch on the story’s teachings and the four practices of yoga.

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August 13, 2015

Featured Teacher: Sean Feit

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Yoga and self-inquiry is an evolutionary journey. Fortunately, the path leads us to teachers that give us the tools and guidance that inspire us to deepen our practice. A teacher that embodies this guidance is Sean Feit.

Sean is a multi-faceted teacher with a deep passion for inner work in resilience, love and liberation. Whether he’s guiding meditation or raising vibrations through music, he has a way of guiding the journey inward.

We’re excited to introduce Sean as the next featured teacher. We hope his insight opens your eyes as much as it does ours!

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August 4, 2015

6 Yoga Poses for Cyclists

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Whether you’re a mountain biker or a city cyclist, a long bike ride can lead to tightness in the legs and the lower back. Adding yoga to your cycling routine creates the perfect balance of strengthening, stretching and elongating your muscles.

We’ve composed  six essential yoga poses to release tension that can be caused by the repetitive movements of cycling. These poses focus on stretching the the hip flexors, releasing tension in the hamstrings, glutes, and illiotibial band (stabilizes the knee).
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By Charmie Stryker

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August 4, 2015

Featured Teacher: Meredith Holt

Meredith’s classes are the perfect balance of fun, challenging, and nourishing. You leave each class with a sense of calm and a boost in confidence.  Her presence is nurturing and her sequences are dynamic, giving you the best of both worlds.

With nine popular classes a week at Yoga Garden, it’s a apparent we can’t enough! So let’s dig a little deeper and get to know Meredith off the mat.

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July 21, 2015

Back Breaking Habits Undone with Back Bends

Article by: Niki Saccareccia

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It’s 2015. Our modern, high-tech lifestyle includes web surfing, binge watching entertainment and the convenience of driving wherever we please. While our internet-centric lives are more convenient, the profound nature of our posture remains as ancient as our cellular memory.
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July 20, 2015

Featured Teacher: Jean Mazzei

It only takes one class with Jean and you fully feel the meaning of transformation. Her instruction, her hands on adjustments, creative flow and sense of humor is the perfect combination of what she best describes as lightening up and enlightenment.

Off the mat, Jean is equally as creative, fun and inspiring to get to know. We hope you enjoy getting to know Jean as much as we do!

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July 19, 2015

Hugs and High Fives to Rachel & Phoebe!

Rachel our client services manager extraordinaire and Phoebe our client services and social media guru are taking on a new chapters in their journey. Yoga Garden has not only loved them as being the smiling faces that welcome you in to our studio, but also as family. Next time you come by the studio, be sure to give them high fives and farewell hugs!

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