Showing posts from December, 2010

Tranquility Yoga Schedule 2011

Tranquility Yoga Studio
11644 N. 101st East Avenue – 918-855-6459
Just off 116th Street North between Garnett and 97th (Mingo) in Owasso
Yoga Punch Card = $45.00 for 8 classes (one year expiration date) or
$10.00 drop-in
Class Schedule – Jeanne K. Doss, RYT 200 Yoga Alliance, CPT, Pilates
4:30 p.m. Yoga with Weight Lifting Segment (bring hand weights)
4:30 p.m. Yoga for Toning (Core/Legs)
6:30 p.m. Vinyasa Yoga (Upper Body)
5:30 p.m. Power Yoga (Balancing and Concentration)
4:30 p.m. Yoga for Weight Loss (80%/100%)
7:00 p.m. Vinyasa Yoga (Lower Body)
5:30 p.m. Power Yoga (Mindful and Deep)
7:00 a.m. Sunrise Yoga (Strong and Long)
9:00 a.m. Yoga Plus Pilates (bring stability ball/weights)

Our Mission:
Tranquility Yoga believes that yoga is for every body at every size and age. Our goal is for you to receive an excellent workout modified to your own particular needs and feel rested and relaxed afterwards. While we honor your personal religious b…

80%/100% Weight Loss Group Meets on Thursdays

Many people begin the new year with a resolution to lose weight. Oftentimes, it may mean joining a weight loss group for inspiration and accountability. I remember a time when I was very overweight and longed to just fit into a normal size. The goal seemed impossible as I began each day on a diet and finished it feeling badly about myself because I had blown my new plan once again.

Due to being overweight in the past, I have empathy and a desire to help people who struggle with weight loss whether it be 5, 10, or 50 pounds. I began losing weight back in the late 90's and have kept it off successfully through yoga and mindful eating. Tranquility Yoga has a regular class on Thursday afternoons for weight loss, and now we are adding a meeting right after class for free to those who want to join our 80%/100% group.

The Japanese have a great expression concerning healthy eating habits: Hara hachi bu. Hara hachi bu means “Eat until 80% full” (literally, stomach 80%). This is excellent adv…

Choose joy!

How you handle what you don't like is the difference between peace and frustration, between contentment and anger, and between joy and discouragement. It's all about what you dwell on, not what you're going through. If you dwell on what's beautiful, if you dwell on what God is doing, or how you can lift up other people, you could be unsinkable no matter how many icebergs there are. For as one man said, "To those who look for providences, there will always be nice ones provided to see." Choose joy!

After the wrapping paper is all put away, the frantic last minute gifts are purchased, the food bought, prepared, and stored in containers, and the gifts are all opened, what is remaining? I believe that yoga has taught me to choose joy in every moment! Yes, I knew it as a Christian, but I somehow failed to learn to live in the present. Instead of allowing the past to be in the rearview mirror, I thought about it far too much. The future of endless possibilities…

Owasso's Only Yoga Studio - Heal the Past, Live the Present, Dream the Future

This morning, my dear husband finished painting the wall enclosing our yoga studio. I ordered the border to complete the circle of "Heal the past, Live the present, and Dream the future." One of the ladies who practiced with us yesterday morning in the 9:00 a.m. class said, "It looks like a real studio!"

I cried when I saw the wall complete. We still have windows to purchase, a bamboo floor to install, and the outside siding to make it match, but it is real!

Yes, it is a real studio with real people learning to do real yoga postures, core strengthening, and weight lifting. It is a real studio where we are developing yoga communities of friends; whereas, it is not a place where you just show up to exercise and no one speaks to you nor makes you feel welcome. It is a real studio with real hours and regular days and times of practice that you can count on along with a price that you can afford.

Martin Luther King once said, "Faith in oneself, and the ability …