A CALL FOR PEACE
Facilitated by Wendy Brown and Lisa Brenner
Peace is an inside job.
When we are at peace with ourselves, we find it easier to be at peace with others. Although the world may be in turmoil, we are no longer threatened. We are slow to anger. We cease to cast judgement because we understand our journey towards peace; and we understand that approaching hostility with hostility serves no one.
Aligning with the energy of peace, is aligning with love, forgiveness, and compassion. It is freedom, an acceptance of where we are, and a trust that we are being supported and guided towards that which is in our highest good.
When many come together with an intention for peace, the energy is exponential, and the entire world benefits.
Join us on Friday, March 30th as we offer our calls, our prayers, and our hearts to peace. The evening will move organically through meditation, discussion, ceremony, crystal-singing bowls, and creative expression. 7:00 – 9:30ish
This is a donation-based event to be held at the studio.
THE HUMILITY AND POWER OF CHILD’S POSE
For many of us, child’s pose is one of the first poses we encounter. We are curled like a seed towards the floor, face down, our knees pressed against our torso, our back slightly rounded as a fetus in utero.
This pose is draped in humility. It is also an acknowledgement that we are our greatest teacher.
Life is a balance of expansion and contraction, of inhales and exhales, waxing and waning moon cycles. Child’s pose beckons us away from the distractions of the world. When we allow the energy of the pose to envelope us, our focus drawing increasingly inward, we become humble witness to the great and ever-loving teacher who dwells within the bosom of stillness and silence.
MAY YOUR SILENCE AND STILLNESS BE BLESSED…
Bringing Costa Rica To Maryland
Mary is the owner of Panacea De La Montana in Costa Rica. For years she has been offering training exclusively in her retreat center. This year, Mary is coming to the States to share her immense wisdom, guidance, and instruction of yoga.
Yoga has eight limbs, although we tend to focus primarily on asana. We all breathe as part of our yoga practice, however, the importance of breath and the quality of our life, is far beyond what most traditional yoga practices offer.
I invite you to watch the video link above and meet Mary Byerly as she discusses her yoga teacher training program. Mary presents the practice with humility and grace, and seeing the light that is within all of us.
She will be facilitating two workshops during her stay in Baltimore:
THE ART OF RESTORATIVE YOGA
Saturday, April 7th from 1 – 4 p.m.
This workshop includes a discussion of the benefits of restorative yoga as well as the information you need to customize your own practice at home. Includes an In-studio Restorative Yoga practice along with Yoga Nidra.
A MATTER OF LIFE AND BREATH
Sunday, April 8th from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Learn breathing techniques to improve your sleep, digestion, attitude, and concentration. Learn how emotions affect your breath; how the prana vayus affect your life; and how the marriage of breath and movement can dramatically improve the quality of your life.
For more information or to register for these workshops:
GRACE MARSHALL – VINYASA
Saturday mornings: Rise & Shine Vinyasa
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Sunday afternoons: All Levels Vinyasa Flow
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Breath as the cornerstone of retaining awareness through the flow.
KERRY MARTINEZ – YOGA NIDRA
Once a month on Friday mornings
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
April 6th; May 4th; June 1st
Yoga Nidra is an ancient meditation technique that is sleep based and helps reduce stress in your life and restore balance to the body, mind and spirit.
DEE SATTERFIELD – CURVY YOGA
Beginning April 15th
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Looking past the physical and into the heart.
Yoga is accessible where there is a willingness.
Yoga is for every body.
MEL FREEMAN – INTRODUCTION TO YOGA
1:15 – 2:45 p.m.
Through job stress and a cancer scare, yoga helped Mel’s mind, body, and spirit. Mel aims to make yoga more accessible to people from all walks of life.
REIKI I TRAINING AND EMPOWERMENT
Facilitated by Becka Miller
SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH
1:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Know that the ability to heal your body and mind has always been available to you. Ground, set your intention, and then focus your attention. Trust the process. Trust the energy and the light that dwells within you and moves through you. Reiki is our birthright.
For more information or to register:
CHILDREN’S ADVANCED CHAKRA WORKSHOP SERIES
BASE CHAKRA – WORKSHOP #1
Saturday, April 28th
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Children with at least one year of yoga experience are invited to join Bridget Strama for an advanced children’s series. In this series, we will explore the Chakras, poses, breathing and meditation/mindfulness to bring that Chakra to full health and openness. Children Will earn a special bead to correspond with each Chakra at the end of each workshop. It is recommended that children attend all seven workshops, however, they may attend as many as they are able.
If at the end of all seven, they are missing beads due to a missed session, they may take that workshop at any time it is offered again.
To register and more information: https://www.
June 18 – 22nd
9:00 a.m. – Noon
Former camp participants and their parents describe camp in these words:
“My 5 year old took the Spring camp and loved it. She had a great time while learning to be more aware of her body and mind.”
“My energetic and very imaginative 5yo daughter loved yoga camp. Her energy was encouraged as well as redirected into focused positions and kindness. She already asking to go to summer camp.”
“What an amazing experience! My 6 yr old son cant stop talking about Yoga camp 🙂 Bridget has an amazing talent to teach and entertain at the same time. Will be joining her future classes for sure !”
Yoga camp helps children learn skills of self-regulation, as well as bringing focus onto the world around them and ways they can make an impact in it. Songs, dance, stories and crafts all aid in the goal of helping to create free thinking, kind, flexible and emotionally and physically strong children.
Cost: $160 for 5 days; $45 Drop-in
To register: https://www.earthpulseyoga.com/kids-family/
Located in the The Episcopal Church of the Messiah
Hamilton, MD 21214
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