SURRENDER A kind and empowering, 3 Hour Yoga Practice:

Karen SurrenderMost yoga classes are 75-90 minutes long, allowing modern yogis to fit a practice into their busy lives. This 3 hour practice has been created for those yogis who desire to amp up their awareness and empowerment tools.  Karen has enjoyed the health benefits of the yoga asanas for 16 years, which includes regular 3-4 hour practices. Beginning this Saturday, October 18th, and through November, Hot Box Yoga community is offering five dates to dive into the benefits of the 3 hour SURRENDER practice. Come find out how deeply your body will open with uninterrupted yoga.
This class offers warm-up, strength-building, increased circulation, increased lung capacity, increased flexibility, ample time to explore the creative and infinite possibilities of the asanas while quieting and centering your mind, ample time to wind-down in a well-earned savasana (corpse pose) to integrate the wisdom and care that you bring to your yoga practice.  3 hours of practice for the same price as a regular drop-in class, only $20 if you pre-pay before the first class which begins on Saturday, October 18th, 5:30am-8:30am.  Only $15 per class, pre-paid prior to the class date for two or more of the surrender classes.  Here are the dates and times for this wonderful opportunity:
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18 5:30AM – 8:30AM   Come bring up the sun with Karen at this special SUNRISE SURRENDER  :)
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30 5:30AM – 8:30AM Time to bring up the sun at SUNRISE SURRENDER!!!
All of this extra practice time will help condition and tone your body and help keep your metabolism humming at a healthy rate and will keep you strong as we move into the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years holiday season!!!
Karen has been certified and trained in multiple disciplines of yoga and brings over 10 years of teaching experience.  She also weaves in her knowledge of the body gained  a 750 hour massage therapy program certification from The Institute of Conscious BodyWork in Marin, CA.

Ayurveda 3 Levels of Healing














Reduce minor bodily symptoms by learning the basics of Ayurveda so that your body may function at high performance.  Then, learn to calm your mind and increase your concentration in order to be more successful at work (and life in general).  Lastly, find out more about your “True Self”.  With more self-acceptance and self-knowledge regarding the subtle veil of “maya” (illusion), you will quickly attain lasting peace and inner joy.  Be exposed to these amazing “Pearls of Wisdom” and learn some practical “tools”.

MODULE 1-Your Body

The 5 Building Blocks, The 3 Body Types, Yoga for “Your Type”, The Ayurvedic Diet

When: Friday November 7, 2014   6-8 p.m. (Downstairs)

MODULE 2-Your Mind

The 3 States of Mind, The 3 Mind Phases, Mind Mechanics, and Breath Control

When: Saturday November 8, 2014   1-3 p.m. (Upstairs)

MODULE 3-Your Soul

The Wheel of Karma, The 4 Paths of Yoga, The 8 Limbs of Yoga, Who Am I?

When: Sunday November 9, 2014  1-3 p.m. (Upstairs)
Registration by Saturday, November 1, 2014.

Each Single Module $35

Package of 3 Modules $85

(Dried Fruits/Nuts/Water Provided)

If you enjoy the benefits of yoga, you are sure to enjoy the benefits of Ayurveda, which is the “next step” on your journey to a healthier, more peaceful and prosperous life!

Ayurvedic Educator: Janet Perez


Intro to Mindfulness Meditation Class

Phil selfiIntro to Mindfulness Meditation Class 

Teacher: Phil Engelhardt
When: Wednesday 8:15am and 10:30am, and  7:30pm
Donation based:  ($5-$10 suggested)
As in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
If you have been doing Asana yoga, your getting more flexible, stronger, relaxed, finding more space in your body.  You may be aware that the yoga practice originated in India as a part of a spiritual discipline. You may not know that the original practice has more to due with the mind than the body.  Yet Asana practice has an effect, there is a mind body connection, the mind is calmer more balanced.  Our lives are richer for it.We all seek self fulfillment, in this consumer oriented society we do this by getting, or doing.  Always something to get or do, a bucket list, a slight reprieve as we scratch something off the list.  Then with fulfillment should come gratification, contentment.  But it doesn’t last, something else to do or acquire.  The inner void remains.  Whats the meaning of life?  Is there a deeper purpose?  My teacher would say “ Look at the tombstone. A name, birth date, dash, death date. The whole life experience represented by the dash.” In the end is that what it amounts to, a dash on the tombstone?  Read more »
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