October’s Theme: Simplify

October 13th, 2014 by Nikki Kapp

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Fall is here! Let’s Simplify

This applies in two general ways:

1. Mental Clarity in Mindful Actions: Our lives are full, active and involve many considerations & decisions. Learning to choose when to zoom into detail and when to zoom out to a panoramic view is a life skill worth practicing. Learning how to simplify by understanding your true choices & their trajectory.

2. Non-Neediness / Greedlessness in Thoughts & Items (Yama: Aparigraha): the ability to not gather  unnecessary thoughts within you or things around you…wanting only what you need and keeping only what you need.

Simply Practice Contentment (Niyamas: Santosha). If we can recognize that contentment is available to us, that we can choose it as a life quality within us, then we will see that we have choices in how we think and act. Yoga involves the skill transcending the fluctuations of the mind.  Learning to simplify can help us stop the mind-cycles of over consideration or desires for external things.

Peace and happiness within.

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Intro to Yoga

October 9th, 2014 by mark

Next Session begins October 26, 2014!

 
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“Intro to Yoga” Level 1

  • Learn the basics of a traditional yoga practice in a safe, small-class environment.
  • Discover the physical and mental benefits of a yoga practice.
  • Strengthen your body and mind.

Intro to yoga is a 5 evening workshop specifically for students with little or no yoga experience.
This small-class setting is an ideal way to learn the fundamentals of a safe, healthy yoga practice.
The Lila Yoga teachers will introduce basic concepts of a complete yoga practice, including:

  • Asana (Postures)
  • Pranayama (Breath work)
  • Philosophy
  • Meditation

Schedule:

Class starts Sunday, October 26th, 2014.
Class meets on 5 Sunday nights @6:45-8pm (Oct 26, Nov 2, Nov 9, Nov 16, Nov 30)

Cost:

Your tuition is for the 5 “intro classes” in this series.
If you miss a class, you may make it up in any regularly scheduled class at the studio.

What you need:

We have yoga mats.
Just bring a water bottle and comfortable clothing.

Interested? Buy the class card by clicking the link below:

IMPORTANT: When viewing the price list, click on Workshops to view the ‘Intro to Yoga’ class series.

If you missed this series and would like to participate in the next Intro to Yoga series, please submit your information here:

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 Also, feel free to contact brandi@lilayoga.com for more information!

 


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Lila Soul Dance

October 8th, 2014 by Nikki Kapp

Next Soul Dance is Saturday Oct 25th @ 1-2pm on campus in Room 106 White Building

(thanks to our friends at Penn State Yoga Club, we have access to this bigger space once a month!)

 

Lila Soul Dance is a safe and supportive environment to explore your inner dance, allowing the freedom to move with your inner passion. As a community, we dance to free our inhibitions, express and explore our physical energies, and learn to follow our intuitive dance (this kind of physical freedom, respect, love and exploration is part of the Lila Yoga tradition).

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Sessions fall on the First Friday of each month and are open to public, free of charge (donations welcome). No dance experience is necessary, this is completely freeform dance, all you need to do is show up! You are not required to stay for the full 2 hours, we will start together at 7 pm but if you need to leave early, no problem!

A facilitator will be present to keep the space safe and periodically contact improvisation will be taught by Erica Kaufman.

 

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One Love Yoga Event!

September 14th, 2014 by Brandi Rollins

Live Music Yoga Class! Community Potluck! Live Kirtan band from NYC!

Date: Sept 28th, 2014

 

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Event Date: Sunday, Sept 28, 2014

Live Music Yoga Class (Instructor: Erica Kaufman): 5-6:30pm
Vegetarian Potluck Dinner: 6:30pm
Kirtan Concert with ONE LOVE: 7-8:30pm

Never heard of ONE LOVE? Watch this:

Costs:

BEST DEAL: Yoga Class + Kirtan Concert = $15 when you preregister; $20 at the door

or, attend only one of the events…

  • Live Music Yoga Class – $10 (preregister)! $15 at the door.
  • Kirtan Concert – $10 (preregister)! $15 at the door.

Pre-Register Online Here 

 
Location: 103 East Beaver Ave., State College PA


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Lila Yoga Flash Mob!

August 30th, 2014 by Brandi Rollins

Participate in the Lila Yoga Flash Mob @Penn State!

Rescheduled Date: Sept 3rd, 2014

 

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We at Lila Yoga are super excited to be organizing a Yoga Flash Mob! This event is open to EVERYONE, including individuals who are new to yoga.

Here’s the low down. The actual Flash Mob will last 10 minutes and will take place at the Penn State Hub. During the Flash Mob, we will be practicing the first half (i.e. 1-2 padas) of Lila Yoga Sun Salutations, which is based on the traditional Sun Salutations sequence. This is a very simple sequence and easy to learn if you have not done it previously. And to help you learn it, we will be offering a free 30 minute class before the flash mob. If you do not have access to a mat, one can be provided. Here are the details:

Event Date: Wednesday, Sept 3, 2014

Flash Mob meeting time: 12:50pm (Location: Back of PSU Hub)
Flash Mob start time: 1:00-1:10pm (Location: Front of PSU Hub)

Free 30-min class: 12:15-12:25pm (Location: Lila Yoga Studios, Downtown SC)

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*Starting Monday, ALL CLASSES at Lila Yoga are FREE!

 

Enjoy free classes from Sept 1-7th!

 

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Come discover the amazing benefits of an authentic, balanced yoga practice.

Check out our Full Class Schedule!


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