just this

just this……in all its simplicity……welcoming what is here already……
not coming……not going……obscured even by seeking……

So we meet in the paradox of apparent teachings, retreats, trainings or gatherings, to celebrate and explore this nameless presence that we are. At first, there is the tendency to accentuate the myriad of practices the yoga tradition has developed, to focus on concepts like nondual, true nature, awareness, self-inquiry or other-inquiry.

But all this activity eventually leads us to a giving up. And in this surrender what is revealed is seen to be what has always been here, before the search began, during its full intensity and after its cessation. The task turns out to be ceding to stillness, and in that stillness the recognition of just this.

Falling back and resting in what is so familiar that it has been overlooked during all the body sensing yoga, during all the pranayama, all the yoga nidra and amidst all the dialogues, amidst life itself, we find our self simply sinking back into just this.

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the recognition of our own heart

In this interpretive translation of and commentary on the Pratyabhijñāhṛdayam, one of the foundational texts of Kashmiri Shaivism, Joan Ruvinsky conveys the richness and incandescence so characteristic of the lineage without losing sight of the last 400 years of philosophical inquiry, spiritual revelation, and scholarship. Part poetry, part guidebook, part art, The Recognition of Our Own Heart invites you into discovery of the unknown — living directly, moment to moment, in the mystery.

meditative yoga

pathless yoga / body sensing / kashmir yoga
Call it what you will. It is a nondual approach to yoga offering quiet, gentle, non-volitional movement as a gateway to our inherent spaciousness.

yoga nidra

A simple, body-centered meditative technique practiced while resting comfortably, inviting inquiry into to one’s true nature.

spring class schedule : march 13-may 24

monday: 
  
6:00-7:15 pmmeditative yoga
7:30 – 8:30  pmyoga nidra
  
wednesday: 
  
10:30-11:30 amyoga nidra
  
thursday/friday: 
  
11:00-12:15 ammeditative yoga
  

Spring Session: April 29 – June 12

$108/ 6-week session of yoga nidra with pre-registration.
$22/class for yoga nidra drop-in

$88/*4-week session of meditative yoga with pre-registration. $27/class  for meditative yoga drop-in

*Please note dates for Meditative Yoga Monday class: May 6, 13, 20 + June 3 . No Thursday class this session.

*Please note dates for Yoga Nidra:  Monday class> April 29, May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10. No class May 27. Wednesday class> May 1, 8, 15, 29, June 5, 12. No class May 22.

tax is included

Classes are offered via Zoom. Class times are Eastern Time Zone.

Yoga nidra classes begin with a 15-minute discussion. The topics brought forward are then interwoven into the practice. Classes end with 30 minutes of optional community time.

TuesdaysMay 21, 28 and June 4, 11, 18, 25
Meditative Yoga6:30 – 7:30 PM
Yoga Nidra7:45 – 8:45 PM
WednesdayMay 21, 28 and June 4, 11, 18, 25
Meditative Yoga6:30 – 7:30 PM
Yoga Nidra7:45 – 8:45 PM

meditation practices

yoga nidra: the thread

A short practice (22 min) during which we fully immerse ourselves in whatever is arising from moment to moment, feeling the thread of unchangingness woven

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yoga nidra: and this too

This practice followed a conversation during which a number of participants shared their feelings of grief at the loss of loved ones. (Some poetic license

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Guest blog and articles

A community forum for sharing the wisdom of friends, colleagues and sangha members.

birth dharma

February 24

The female body holds sacred mysteries. She offers up teachings on cycles, pleasure, nourishment, release, gestation, blood, emergence, involution and dare I say…

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the yoga of dream and sleep

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events and retreats

Living the Pratyabhijñāhṛdayam: A One-Year Immersion in the Bliss of This

January – December 2023. One full year.

Living the Pratyabhijñāhṛdayam: A One-Year Immersion in the Bliss of  This is a brand new offering for deepening our relationship with ourselves and with our sangha. The group is open only to those who are already familiar with the text, either through participation in one of the online study groups or via an in-person seminar.

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