Upcoming Events and Workshops
Natural Meditation: Full Immersion in Effortlessness
with Dean Sluyter. Sunday, September 20, 1:00 – 4:00 pm. “There’s no trying in meditation”. Most people equate meditation with trying: trying to concentrate, trying to clear the mind, trying to create some special experience they think they’re “supposed” to have. They sit down, work hard at it, and then — surprise! — it’s hard work. But for centuries, sages have taught that the most effective meditation is actually effortless. Just as a feather floats naturally to the ground, you can settle naturally into the silence at your core.
Known for his warm, down-to-earth style, Dean Sluyter has studied with Eastern and Western sages and taught natural meditation throughout the U.S. for over 40 years, from Ivy League colleges to maximum security prisons. He’ll show you how to choose a meditative object (such as sound, breath, the senses, the sky, or the simple sense of “I”), use it to settle effortlessly, and establish a daily practice that’s a pleasure rather than a chore.
Dean Sluyter is the author of four books, including the Amazon #1 stress-management best seller, Natural Meditation: A Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice. More info at deansluyter.com. INVESTMENT: $35.00. Click HERE for more information. Click HERE to sign up.
Kirtan with Girish
Tuesday, October 13, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Girish returns to Satsang for another evening of awesome inspirational music. Please join hearts and voices and welcome him to our sweet Bhakti community. Girish is an accomplished musician of many genres, former monk infused in spiritual practice, loving wordsmith linking lyrics and rhythm in a blissful musical event, sings traditional Sanskrit mantras with a modern, funky, yet deeply devotional twist. Accompanied by his amazing band, Girish invites his audience at his kirtan concert to participate by singing along, call and response chanting, and dancing. Girish has been recommended and featured in "O, The Oprah Magazine", "Yoga Journal" "Spirituality and Health Magazine", "LA Yoga Magazine", "Common Ground" and "Yogi Times." Girish's original music catalog of five albums is popular in yoga studios and music festivals all over the world, and his "Mantras and Music" book will be published by Simon and Schuster January 2016. INVESTMENT: $40.00 in advance, $45:00 at the door. Children under 12 are free. Click HERE for more information. Click HERE to sign up.
Radical Relaxation Retreat
with Stacy Anuttara Newfeld and Sally Narkis. Sunday, October 18, 1:30 – 4:00 pm. With decades of teaching experience between them, Stacy and Sally invite you to their first radically relaxing rasa infused co-offering! This nurturing practice will rejuvenate and regenerate your entire being and guide you into a deep state of inner bliss. Learn the art of Self-care and discover how easy it is to to decompress from daily stresors. Enjoy their healing hands on assists and Reiki to replenish your body, mind & heart. You will leave this retreat grounded, refreshed and completely renewed! Om Somaye Namaha. INVESTMENT: $60:00. Click HERE for more information. Click HERE to sign up.
Summer Salsa at Satsang
with Trish. SEVEN-WEEK SERIES, Tuesdays, September 29; October 6, 20 and 27; November 3, 10 and 17. 6:30 – 7:45 pm. Synchronize the Rhythms of the heart, hips, legs and feet in this Cuban style Salsa Class. Reboot the the mind and the body while dancing to grounding and uplifting Salsa music. No partner necessary. No experience required. No shoes needed, barefoot salsa. Be prepared to sweat and smile a lot. Sign-up in advance. Space is limited. INVESTMENT: $15.00 per class. $90.00 for the series. (sign-up for the entire series and the seventh class is free) Click HERE for more information. Click HERE to sign up.
Foundation Beginners and Beyond
with Ellen and Susan. Sign up for one of two SIX-WEEK SERIES.
Wednesdays, September 9 – October 21, 7:45 – 9:00 pm. AND/OR
Saturdays, September 12 – October 17, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm.
A modified practice that is perfect for those that want to move more slowly or are brand new to yoga. This class will help align your body and your mind. It s great for new students as well as safe and appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. Foundations is also ideal for those students recovering from injury or have limited flexibility. No experience needed. INVESTMENT: $90.00. Click HERE for more information. Click HERE to sign up.
with Michelle Weintraub. EIGHT-WEEK SERIES for tweens, ages 11 – 14. Wednesdays, September 16 – November 18, 3:30 – 4:30 pm.. This practice can be the path for tweens to discover their passions, their purpose and their strengths. As we strengthen our bodies on the mat, we also strengthen our minds and our hearts. Since stress can play a considerable role in the lives of tweens, these classes emphasize being happy with the person you are today. INVESTMENT: $120.00. Click HERE for more information. Click HERE to sign up.
Kidding Around Yoga
With Tammy Spiewak. EIGHT-WEEK SERIES. Thursdays, September 10 – September 29, 4:15 – 5:15 pm. A unique approach to yoga using music, games, stories and play. In this fun, interactive class, children will be introduced to the yoga practice through music, games, stories and play. Children will: Use meditation, poses, and breathing exercises to calm their minds and bodies. Visit their Secret Garden where they will experience yoga nidra or deep relaxation. Build confidence and respect for themselves and others. Learn to practice mindfulness both on their yoga mat and in their real lives. INVESTMENT: $120.00. Click HERE for more information. Click HERE to sign up.
Musical Little Yogis
With Lisa. SIX-WEEK SERIES. Mondays, October 5 – November 9, 11:00 – 11:45 pm. For ages 9 – 18 months with caregiver. Fun-filled classes of singing, dancing, chanting, stretching, movement and instrument play. Children learn to feel the beat and develop a sense of rhythm while using child safe instruments.They will dance to music from all around the world, play instruments, heighten their listening and learn to work together. Simple musical concepts are explored through play all while encouraging creativity. Adult and child will bond through partner yoga poses and the magic of music! INVESTMENT: $120.00 for the series. $25.00 for individual class. Click HERE for more information. Click HERE to sign up.