November 2010

Filed under: eNewsletter Archives — jaiyoga @ 11:43 am

November marks the beginning the holiday season. We all know the holidays can be a wonderful time of reconnecting with friends and family, celebrating the bounty of the Fall harvest and of giving from the heart. Sometimes, as much as these things can bring us joy, they can bring us stress as well. We are here to support you and your yoga practice throughout the holiday season!

Laughter Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra are all great choices to bring the stress levels down and to help you reconnect to your inner stillness and joy. See dates and sign-up information below.

We also want to point out we have a couple of schedule changes for the month. We hope to see you at the studio soon!

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in this issue

ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

PRACTICE

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

NO YOGA BOOTCAMP NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER…INSTEAD, RISE-N-SHINE CLASSES WILL CONTINUE AS SCHEDULED

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NO REGULAR CLASSES THURSDAY NOVEMBER 25 FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

LAUGHTER YOGA – FRIDAY NOVEMBER 5 5:30-6:30 PM $donation
Every first Friday this Fall! With Katie. No need to register, just show up! Click here for more information.
*Please note, Laughter Yoga replaces Happy Hour Yoga on the first Friday of each month

YOGA NIDRA – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 13 2-4 PM $22
Every second Saturday this Fall! With Sue. No experience needed.

RESTORATIVE YOGA – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 20 2-4 PM $22
Every third Saturday this Fall! With Jessie. Totally relaxing, no experience necessary.

Ways to Register: 1) Visit our website to follow registration links 2) Call 207.725.7874 at least 24 hours in advance and leave a message with your NAME, PHONE and which WORKSHOP you want to attend 3) In person either before or after a class or during our office hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-3 PM for Fall.

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PRACTICE

HARMONIOUS HOLIDAYS

TIPS FOR STAYING GROUNDED AND STRESS-FREE THIS SEASON (AND ALWAYS)

Breathe.
When you feel stress creeping up, take a few moments to focus on the in and out of your breath. Be right there with it. See if you can make each new breath a little longer than the previous breath. Breathe in peace and relaxation, let all of your concerns slip out with the exhale. Sigh through your mouth if it feels right.

Share.
Take a little time now, early in the holiday season, to identify a few key people in your life who you love and trust and who would be willing to listen when you might need them. If you’re stressed, don’t hold it in.

Nourish.
When we’re stressed or busy, it’s easy to let taking care of ourselves go or to fall back on some of our less supportive habits. Give yourself the gift of good food and good rest as often as possible.

Space.
Take a little time to reflect each day. Maybe a few minutes of journaling? Or meditation? Or a mini-savasana? Connect with yourself so you can clarify your needs and boundaries.

Enjoy yourself! Laugh and be merry!

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Namaste,

Jen and the Jai Yoga Family

Jai Yoga
Suite 314 Fort Andross
14 Maine Street
Brunswick ME 04011
207.725.7874
info@jaiyogahome.com
www.jaiyogahome.com