the AwarenessCenter is proud like a new parent to introduce , in the New Year a new series of free(donations accepted)classes on each Friday @ 6PM.The classes are described below.
Trish Maslar will be leading us in chanting. Chanting uses the tranformational power of sound to activate the healing potential within us. Use the link below and you will get a sense of Trish's unique, humorous and warm way of guiding us in this ancient and powerful tradition. You will feel the effects of chanting mentally, physically and emotionally. It is elating. The link (below) will give you a tiny taste of why chanting with Trish on the 3rd Friday@ 6 is going to be a great way to ease out of the work week.
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the fourth Friday @ 6. with. Kathy Chambliss
The Gratitude & Compassion Class 1 Hour
Bring more beauty into your life with gratitude and compassion practices. Join us on Fourth Fridays for an exploration of gratitude and compassion, drawing inspiration from nature and a variety of contemplative traditions.
About your instructor:
Kathy Chambliss, PhD,has practiced yoga with the Awareness Center for fifteen years. She has a daily compassion meditation practice that she learned at the Tibet House, NYC. She has studied contemplative practices in Thailand, The Tibet House in NYC, and at the Center for Education, Imagination, and the Natural World in North Carolina. Her PhD work led her to explore the role of contemplative practices in building nature connectedness. An avid wilderness, volunteer, and cultural traveler, Kathy has explored countries in Europe, Africa, Central America, Asia, and Hispaniola.
What to bring and expect:
Please wear comfortable clothes suitable for meditating, and bring a journal and writing tool.
FRIDAY EVENING FREE CLASSES (DONATIONS WELCOME)
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Announcing Fridays @6
As we enter the New Year, the Awareness Center is introducing a new opportunity for you to experience some of the diversity our staff has to offer. Every Friday@ 6 we will present a different limb of the Yoga Tree for you to hang out on. These classes will be offered on a donation basis. The first three weeks donations will go to covering our operating expenses. The fourth week's donations will go to a local charity or shelter.
"Precision leads to Freedom and Space-" BKS Iyengar
Amala and Michael Faheywill be teaching the standing poses of Iyengar on the second Friday of the month.
We will be exploring the various isolations that , when, stirred together, create alignment. Alignment isn't subjective. As we learn alignment in our poses, balance , length, width and slow rhythmic breathing will be in every pose. This year marked the 100th Birthday of BKS Iyengar. His text Light on Yoga was a big reason for the explosion of Yoga's popularity achieved during his life. We hope you will join us in carrying on his work.
On the first Friday @ 6 p.m.
Anne and Neil Meisel will explore meditative techniques, which will include supine, standing, and seated meditations with buddhist,chigung and yogic influences. There will be an emphasis on the practical application of meditation in your daily life. This 6 p.m. workshop will be structured, but friendly and accessible for both beginning and experienced meditators. A quiet room with teas will also be available.
FRIDAY CLASSES, 1/18, WILL BE
HELD AS SCHEDULED
280 East Main Street. Suite 109