The yogic practice of heart-centered group chanting known as kirtan can calm the busiest of minds and effortlessly shift us into a profoundly healing, joyful and peaceful place. Come experience the power of Sanskrit mantras through easy call-and-response chanting framed by eclectic sacred music played on harmonium, tabla, guitar, and didgeridoo that will take you on a special heart and soul journey. Whether you are a seasoned practitioner of this form of Bhakti Yoga or brand new and wondering what it is all about, we welcome you with open hearts. Feel free to invite your friends. No music or singing experience necessary.
Saturday, October 13, 7:00pm–8:30pm
Exchange: $20 in advance, $30 at the door
“Sita” Miriam Zernis has been joyfully guiding all who are drawn to kirtan into a deep and heart opening experience in NY, CT, Canada and Europe for over a decade. She is known for effortlessly transporting a group into a place of inner peace and tranquility while making kirtan accessible for all levels of experience and curiosity. Her kirtans are a soulful combination of traditional old world and original chants blended with eclectic sacred music. She is joined by several talented musicians on the mission of spreading the practice of Bhakti Yoga wherever they go.
A Restorative Yoga class is known as an antidote to stress, improving circulation and digestion. It quiets the parasympathetic nervous system and brings us to an easy state of body, mind and heart. It is an invitation to come home to yourself. Patricia will be joined by musician and sound healer Celine Daly, who will add the sacred sounds of her crystal bowls, chimes, gong and flute. A unique and healing experience not to be missed!
Thursday, October 18,
Exchange: one class pass or $20 cash/check/credit card at the door.
Celine Daly is a sound weaver and accomplished Native American-style flute player based in Dobbs Ferry, NY. She has studied sound healing at The Center of Light, Biosonics, New York Open Center, Sage Academy of Sound Energy, and the Sound Healing Academy. Celine is also trained as a yoga teacher and is a long-time meditator. She has studied Craniosacral Therapy and is certified in Medical Acupuncture. She plays flute and other traditional instruments in the Heartwood band.
Patricia Castimore came to yoga in 2000. Her certifications include: 200 and 500 hr. certifications in Journey Into Yoga with Brahmani Liebman and Jashoda Edmunds, staff teacher trainers at Kripalu Yin/Yang Yoga Teacher Training at Kripalu; Advanced Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training at N osara Yoga Institute with Don and Amba Stapleton; and a Reiki Master Degree in the Usui System of Reiki with Brahmani Liebman. "Yoga has become a very rich practice. It continues to teach and lead me deeper in all aspects of my life."
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Sita's Light returns to share the love of Bhakti Yoga with you!
Come dive deep into the magic of mantras and eclectic music and be transformed as we chant, meditate and set our new moon intentions for personal growth while sending much needed healing and peace out to the world around us.
All are welcome ~ no experience necessary!
Our beloved guest teacher Petrina returns for this mini-retreat!
Adjusting our routines and lifestyle choices with the changing seasons is the simplest way to maintain our well-being. In this afternoon retreat Petrina will combine the healing benefits of therapeutic yoga, Ayurveda and meditation for a calming effect that will prepare your mind, body and Spirit for the cooler season.