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This Meetup is for people who want to learn how to live a healthier and happier lifestyle. Practice with us the various aspects of Yoga: asanas (postures), pranayama (breath work), meditation, and more.

Join us for a monthly Community Yoga class hosted at Pranoga Yoga Studio in Doral. This class is held on the first Sunday of each month (check our calendar for details). This class is sometimes offered for free, and other times for a small donation to help sustain this Meetup as well as our studio. All levels are welcome.

We also meet for Meditation (Guided Meditation + Kirtan/Chanting + Yoga Philosophy) every other Saturday at 8:00 am. This event is currently free and open to everyone (donations are always welcome!). Check the schedule on our website for more information (http://www.pranoga.com/schedule).

Let's practice together, get to know each other, and help each other grow!

Upcoming events (5+)

Free Meditation

Pranoga Yoga Studio

Join us for a Silent Meditation and meet with other like minded individuals. This is suitable for everybody and may help you to gain some key points to starting your own meditation practice. All are welcome and we offer this as a complimentary service to the community. This session is led by our founder, Aditya "Adi" Gir, E-RYT 200, YACEP (shown in the photograph). Originally from India, Adi believes that we all need to be more mindful especially in these times. A regular practice of meditation helps us to achieve that goal. Experience it for yourself. 8:00 - 8:30 Silent Meditation (actual meditation is 10-15 minutes) 8:30 - 9:00 Kirtan (chanting) 9:00 - 9:30 Short Talk About Meditation Meditation is the 7th of 8 stages of Yoga, known as Ashtanga. The previous 6 stages are useful to set a good foundation for a sustainable meditation practice. Often times we try to meditate, but give up because it ends up being too difficult. The 3rd and 4th stages of Yoga are physical practices, Yoga Asanas (postures) and Pranayama (conscious breathing). Yoga asanas are what you might practice in a typical Yoga class. However, this is only one stage of Yoga and is generally not enough to set a foundation for meditation. In order to succeed in meditation we must incorporate all aspects of Yoga. The 8 stages are: 1. Yamas (ethical codes - social restraints) 2. Niyamas (moral codes - self-disciplines) 3. Asanas (postures) 4. Pranayama (conscious breathing or regulation of breath) 5. Pratyahara (withdrawal of the senses) 6. Dharana (concentration) 7. Dhyana (meditation) 8. Samadhi (liberation)

Free Meditation

Pranoga Yoga Studio

Join us for a Silent Meditation and meet with other like minded individuals. This is suitable for everybody and may help you to gain some key points to starting your own meditation practice. All are welcome and we offer this as a complimentary service to the community. This session is led by our founder, Aditya "Adi" Gir, E-RYT 200, YACEP (shown in the photograph). Originally from India, Adi believes that we all need to be more mindful especially in these times. A regular practice of meditation helps us to achieve that goal. Experience it for yourself. 8:00 - 8:30 Silent Meditation (actual meditation is 10-15 minutes) 8:30 - 9:00 Kirtan (chanting) 9:00 - 9:30 Short Talk About Meditation Meditation is the 7th of 8 stages of Yoga, known as Ashtanga. The previous 6 stages are useful to set a good foundation for a sustainable meditation practice. Often times we try to meditate, but give up because it ends up being too difficult. The 3rd and 4th stages of Yoga are physical practices, Yoga Asanas (postures) and Pranayama (conscious breathing). Yoga asanas are what you might practice in a typical Yoga class. However, this is only one stage of Yoga and is generally not enough to set a foundation for meditation. In order to succeed in meditation we must incorporate all aspects of Yoga. The 8 stages are: 1. Yamas (ethical codes - social restraints) 2. Niyamas (moral codes - self-disciplines) 3. Asanas (postures) 4. Pranayama (conscious breathing or regulation of breath) 5. Pratyahara (withdrawal of the senses) 6. Dharana (concentration) 7. Dhyana (meditation) 8. Samadhi (liberation)

Yoga by Donation

Pranoga Yoga Studio

This is a donation-based community Yoga class designed for the community to get together and practice together in a fun environment. Join our students as well as others from the community. Stay back after class to mingle with like-minded individuals. Exchange ideas about life, philosophy, or anything else. Students of all levels are welcome. $10 minimum donation suggested (50% discount from our regular price).

Free Meditation

Pranoga Yoga Studio

Join us for a Silent Meditation and meet with other like minded individuals. This is suitable for everybody and may help you to gain some key points to starting your own meditation practice. All are welcome and we offer this as a complimentary service to the community. This session is led by our founder, Aditya "Adi" Gir, E-RYT 200, YACEP (shown in the photograph). Originally from India, Adi believes that we all need to be more mindful especially in these times. A regular practice of meditation helps us to achieve that goal. Experience it for yourself. 8:00 - 8:30 Silent Meditation (actual meditation is 10-15 minutes) 8:30 - 9:00 Kirtan (chanting) 9:00 - 9:30 Short Talk About Meditation Meditation is the 7th of 8 stages of Yoga, known as Ashtanga. The previous 6 stages are useful to set a good foundation for a sustainable meditation practice. Often times we try to meditate, but give up because it ends up being too difficult. The 3rd and 4th stages of Yoga are physical practices, Yoga Asanas (postures) and Pranayama (conscious breathing). Yoga asanas are what you might practice in a typical Yoga class. However, this is only one stage of Yoga and is generally not enough to set a foundation for meditation. In order to succeed in meditation we must incorporate all aspects of Yoga. The 8 stages are: 1. Yamas (ethical codes - social restraints) 2. Niyamas (moral codes - self-disciplines) 3. Asanas (postures) 4. Pranayama (conscious breathing or regulation of breath) 5. Pratyahara (withdrawal of the senses) 6. Dharana (concentration) 7. Dhyana (meditation) 8. Samadhi (liberation)

Past events (171)

Free Meditation

Pranoga Yoga Studio

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