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Aparigraha: Practicing Release with the Exhale

One way of translating aparigraha is non-possessiveness. Possession is another word for control – in relation to something that has happened in the past, is happening in the present, or to an outcome we wish for in the future. In … Continue reading

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Yoga on the Lake 2018 – Rain or Shine at the New Site!

Our inspiring Yoga on the Lake and Sunset Yoga classes start on June 4, and we couldn’t be more excited to offer SIX weekly classes overlooking the lake, all summer long! Between the grand opening of the new Community Sailing … Continue reading

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Aparigraha – Practicing Non-Attachment

Aparigraha is Sanskrit for non-attachment. It can also be translated as non-possessiveness or non-greed. I was introduced to non-attachment at Kripalu Center for Health and Yoga while volunteering for the maintenance and carpentry crew. I was a recent college graduate, … Continue reading

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Brahmacharya: Practicing Moderation

Brahmacharya is the practice of non-excess, moderation, and right use of energy. It’s the practice of experiencing the pleasure, wonder, and the mystery of life without over-indulgence. Brahma is Sanskrit for God or creation. Charya translates to mean “one who … Continue reading

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Brahmacharya – Preserving Vital Energy

“Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at anytime and be yourself.” – Herman Hesse, Siddhartha As we continue our year-long exploration of the yamas and niyamas, May brings us to the fourth … Continue reading

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