Showing posts from February, 2013
Thirty-one days of yoga in March for $31.00 is our Tranquility Yoga Coupon this month for new clients only!
Come and see the wonderful difference that yoga can make in your life!
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Lent and Yoga

(Yoga Sutra II.1-3)
Austerity, appropriate study of Scripture, and dedication to God comprise the yoga of action, which is for the purpose of cultivating absorption and for the purpose of diminishing the afflictions. Ignorance, ego-centeredness, desire, aversion, and longing for continuity are the five afflictions.
 We have one workshop coming up in March and a field trip in April planned! Check us out! March 9th we are hosting at Tranquility Yoga for $30.00 Karen Kuykendall, Life Coach, and Yin Yoga Postures workshop. Reserve your spot today! We are filling up the spots and taking a waiting list. Without your $15 reservation fee or $30 workshop fee, you will not have a reserved mat space. New classes on the schedule this week: Today, Tuesday, at 8:30 a.m. (taught by Jeanne) Saturday, at 10:30 a.m. (taught by Micah) Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. (taught by Debbie) Classes with a freebie: Noon today and on Thursday are bring a friend for free! Wednesday classes all day long are bring a…

Compassion for Self

B. H. Gunartana, from his book Eight Mindful Steps To Happiness, said,
"It is impossible to practice genuine compassion for others without the foundation of self-compassion. If we try to act compassionately out of a sense of personal unworthiness or the belief that others are more important than we are, the true source of our actions is aversion for ourselves, not compassion for others. Similarly, if we offer help out of a sense of cold superiority to those we are assisting, our actions may actually be motivated by pride. Genuine compassion arises from the tender heart we feel for our our own suffering, which we then see mirrored in the suffering of others. So compassion, grounded in wholesome self-love, motivates us to reach out sincerely to help." Dalai Lama said,
“It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act. There are two aspects to action. One is to overcome the distortions and afflictions of your own mind… The other is more social, more public. When som…

40 Tips for Weight Loss - New Workshop Coming in March!

Tip #1:  Drink warm water.  Tip #2:  Chew your food; slow down.  Tip #3:  More yoga (by the way wait two hours after eating to practice yoga - down dogs are not pleasant after eating).  Tip #4:  Eat 80% of your food intake by 2:00 p.m.  Ease on down for supper - eat light.  Tip #5:  Have a seat to eat.  Tip #6:  Eat vegetables, and if you are still hungry - eat more veggies!  Get green and lean.  Tip #7:  Take a BreathBreak  Sit quietly for as long as you can get away from the noise, busy-ness, and chaos of every day life.  Breathe.  In through the nose, out through the nose.  1:2 ratio.  Tip #8:  Try Apple Cider Vinegar (two teaspoons in an 8 ounce glass of water).  Tip #9:  If you make a mistake, just start again the very next meal.  Exercise the very next day.  Never allow days to go by where you look at your yoga mat or your tennis shoes and wonder when the last time was that you exercised for your well-being.Tip #10:  Eat according to your own personal dosha's well-being.Tip …