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2016 Spring Intensive

Spring is in the air! Let’s reactivate, rejuvenate, and rejoice in the new season. We’ll take our Winter’s practice, open our bodies to the impetus of Spring and renew our perspectives and perceptions of our practice. This class is for all levels with 6 months or more of SMIYC class experience. If you are one…

Home Practice Workshop

Sunday August 23rd 1p to 4p In honor of Guruji this workshop will be open to all SMIYC students with 1 year + experience Join in the FUN! We will work on the building and maintenance of your home practice. This is a practical workshop with how-to, Q&A, and, of course, PRACTICE! The cost is $70;…

Anatomy & Yogasana

Anatomy & Yogasana Skeletal/Muscular Systems with Betsy & Kathleen Sunday April 19th 1p to 4p In this FUN informative workshop we’ll explore the age old question: “Where is my acromion?” “What does yoga have to do with it?” We’ll identify, locate, and look  at the function of our major bones and muscles We’ll observe how yogasana helps strengthen &…

Special Event Workshop Hips & Knees

Join Carolyn Belko  Saturday, January 31, 2015  2p to 5p for a Special Event Workshop on Hips & Knees Carolyn will show us how to  maintain/achieve health of our hips and knees through asana practice.  She is a devoted pupil of B.K.S. Iyengar and studied with him on numerous occasions. She holds a Senior Level III…

June 2013 …the tale ends

June 2013 Newsletter Namaskar from SMYC   “Take in the essence of life as you would smell the fragrance of a flower, delicately and deeply, with sensitivity and appreciation.” BKS Iyengar   June 2013                                      Visit our Website    …

Greetings again from Pune

June 14: Winding down… Well, just as soon as a routine seems to be establishing itself, I find it time to wind down my journey and gear up for my return trip. So of course, emotions are mixed, so much more to be gifted here and looking so forward to being home again. The last…

Greetings once again from Pune India

June 8: A bit more… My classes are absolutely awe-inspiring. I wish that you could be experiencing this with. Geetaji is teaching all of her classes so far, what a blessing. Taking Prashantji’s classes have been like sitting in the park with Plato. Guruji practices everyday and holds court with his young 30-something teachers for…

Greetings from Pune, India

June 3 2013: Settling in… Good morning from Pune! Well it has taken a few days but my system has finally flip 12.5 hours to local time.  It is absolutely remarkable being here again. Our first class was Saturday Ladies class and Geetaji taught!!  Guruji was taking his practice in the back of the room….

Spring, Yoga and You…

Pocket Poetry April 2013   Awakening to April! Sun challenges showers. Routine challenges powers for new poses. Flowers warming up yoga-esque. Early attempts wilt, tilt. Repeat first steps. New balancing act. Limbs intact. Utthita Trikanasana grows to Ardha Chandrasana. Sun no longer shy! Tadasana strong! Mountain high!   by Patty P. Greetings SMYC Yogins!   …

Laizzez Les Bon Temp Roulet/Let The Good Times Roll!

Happy Lunar New Year 2013 “You must be as joyful when you miss again and again as you are joyful when you succeed. It is often when you miss that you move towards the goal without being aware of it.” B.K.S. Iyengar   Laizzez les bon temp roulet…let the good times roll! A great time was…