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Shanti Shala Yoga & Wellness Center
Joan and Sheree have studied various forms of energy healing modalities for many years. They bring their compassionate hearts, training and knowledge for unique sessions catered to exactly what you need. Receiving regular energy medicine sessions keeps you aligned and balanced to enable you to ease through life in a state of present awareness and gratitude. Walk in sessions are available on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from noon – 3:00. Sessions are 20-30 minutes and are discounted to $20.
Yin Yoga & Malas a way to naturally quiet your mind. Gain inner strength. Become more balanced, centered and self confident in your unique yoga practice and everyday life. You might have seen the beautiful beads on students and instructors, but what are malas and their significance to your yoga practice. Mala is Sanskrit for Garland ~ A mala is a garland of 108 beads or seeds used for prayer and meditation. The number, 108, is considered an auspicious number for many reasons, one being: 1 stands for higher truth, 0 stands for emptiness or completeness in spiritual practice, and 8 stands for infinity or eternity. The 108 beads or seeds that create the mala provide 108 opportunities to recite a prayer, chant, or intention. By following the garland with fingertips, one is able to complete the 108 prayers without the need to open the eyes or count aloud. In addition to the 108 beads/seeds, there is a guru bead that indicates that you’ve completed your 108 chants and reminds you to offer up gratitude to the inner teacher that resides inside of you. Yin Yoga is a gentle, quiet, and meditative practice that teaches us to slow down, relax, really listen and accept ourselves just as we are. All poses are done on the floor so that the muscles can relax and allow the deep connective tissues surrounding the hips, thighs, and lower back to be gently stretched. With more passive postures, yin is unique in that you are asked to relax in the posture, soften the muscle and move closer to the bone. Yin offers a much deeper access to the body. It is not uncommon to see postures held for three to five minutes. Many find immediate benefits like more open hips, elongation of the spine, a more relaxed body and a centered mind. Combining the two is a gentle yet very powerful practice Yin Yoga & Malas a way to naturally quiet your mind. I have Mala Beads to use or of course you can bring your own.
Sat Nam, Come nourish your soul with Kundalini Yoga. "TheYoga of Awareness" This class is suitable for all. Beginners need not worry: the focus is more on breathing and meditation than on difficult postures. In every posture you have a chance to experience devotion, that's what postures are really all about. Embrace the spirit in you and marvel at the beautiful engineering of your own body. So come and enjoy the results of a Kundalini Yoga Class. Classes are 75 minutes. What is Kundalini Yoga? Kundalini yoga is an ancient science or technology to awaken awareness, it utilizes breathing, mantra (sound and rhythm), mudra (hand postures), asanas (postures) and the beaming power of the mind. All this aids you, the practitioner, to live virtually in harmony with the inner self, the higher self. “Yoga is the union of the individual’s unit consciousness.” ~Yogi Bhajan Kundalini yoga is also a tool to achieve self mastery, and one of the oldest forms of human development. All yoga sets are designed to work on specific body systems, such as the muscular, skeletal, cardiovascular, glandular or reproductive system. Additionally, each set helps to balance emotional as well as mental patterns, and works towards greater awareness and well being. What you can expect! Strengthens the body & Calms the mind Releases fear & limiting patterns Enhanced intuition & Emotional balance Sense of well being Beauty & Strength Heightened sensory awareness & spiritual sense Increased vitality & energy My Kundalini training was at Kundalini Research Institute in Espanola NM. This is where we learned the fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. By completing this stage makes me a certified instructor of Kundalini Yoga. www.kriteachings.org What Happens During a Yoga Session 1. Tuning in with the Adi Mantra while sitting in a crossed-legged position and hands in prayer pose. You chant Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo (3x) This Sanskirt chant means, I bow to the infinite Wisdom of the Universe; I call upon you. I bow to the divine Wisdom within; I call upon you. 2. Warm up exercises a series of exercises or postures to warm up the spine and loosen the body in preparation of performing a Kriya. 3.Kriya a series of postures (asanas in Sanskirt) with intended results, the purpose of which is to transform your state of consciousness. Different breathing techniques are used to benefit the entire body . 4.Relaxation/Meditation There are sometimes opportunities for relaxation between postures providing awareness of the body, sensations, emotions and thoughts. Relaxation is as important as the postures. An extended relaxation and or meditation is done at the end of the kriya. 5.Class ends with a song - Long Time Sun Song May the long time sun shine upon you, all love surround you, and the pure light within you, guide your way on...(repeated twice) So come enjoy an evening of yoga. Kundalina Yoga You Are Beautiful, Darnell / Arjan Deva Kaur
Hands on Vibrational Bliss with Sheree & Darnell Join us for an amazing evening filled with Energy & Vibrations! We will be using quartz crystal singing bowls combined with hands on healing to promote healing and relaxation. Sound can be a direct path to help heal the body & mind, we will elevate this experience with hands on healing. Sheree and I will share our passion for Energy Healing and Vibrational Healing. You will be surrounded by crystals and the room lit with candles. Just Blissful! Don't miss out and bring your friends for a wonderful evening of Energy & Vibrations.