There is a new Ashtanga Yoga workshop coming up this month. This time we are going to explore the bandhas; the “energy locks” in our body that we use to get the most out of our body with the least loss of energy.
The workshop will be given on Sunday, November 23rd, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Studio Souljoy.
Suitable for beginners.
The workshop costs €15,- or pay with your course card (2 boxes)
Members with a Year Card pay €5,-
This Sunday morning, classes will be merged to one all level Vinyasa Yoga class 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Theme week 45: Communication
The throat chakra, Vissudha, has to do with communication, self-esteem and creativity. When you have an open throat chakra you can express yourself well. Your communication is clear and honest and you can listen to others. Lying, drug abuse, gossip and a lack of personal integrity can close the throat chakra. A closed throat chakra also creates timidity in speaking; You can be shy or not seem to be clear. People who talk too much without listening have an overactive throat chakra.
“Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
Week 44: Contentment santosa, the second niyama.
Santosa manifests as disinterest in accumulating more than one’s immediate needs of life. Desire is the real enemy of the embodied soul, since it is never satisfied. True happiness comes from contentment with whatever one has, not with thinking that one will be happy when one gets all that one desires.
(from: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, by Edwin F. Bryant)
Socrates (Griekse philosopher 469 -399 BCE):
“Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.”
Theme week 43: Ahimsa (non-violence)
“Overcome anger with love, overcome evil with the good.
Overcome the miser with generosity, overcome the liar with truth.”
The power of thoughts
“The thought manifests as the word; The word manifests as the deed;
The deed develops into habit; And habit hardens into character.
So watch the thought and its ways with care,
And let it spring from love born out of concern for all beings.”
Buddha (623 – 543 v.C.)
Thursday 2nd of October 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM the course Vinyasa yoga at Buurtcentrum Oranjewijk will start.
Especially for people who would like to start the day with an intensive vinyasa yoga class, Tineke starts a new course at Buurtcentrum Oranjewijk. This class is ideal for people who prefer an active practice and for athletes who would like to support their sport with yoga.
10 classes cost only €32,50
You can sign up by sending Tineke a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org