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DECEMBER 2018

 
 


Why a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven't even happened yet!  ~ Anne Frank

 
Hello dear fellow SunYogis. 

We'll what a year it has been, and how fast it has gone! It seems like not that long ago that I made the decision to take over SunYoga from the lovely Clairey, and how glad I am that we crossed paths. 

My year has been filled with meeting lots of new fabulous people; students and acquaintances, more training with some amazing, articulate and caring teachers, managing an ongoing foot injury, and getting my head around all that is this new adventure of SunYoga! I would have to say that my favorite part has been getting to know all of my students. The long term regulars, all of the newcomers, and the seniors I work with through the Mooney Valley City Council- you are an inspiration! The photo to the right is of one of the seniors groups and on this day, Mavis who is on the far left holding the flowers was turning 90!!  Mavis attends weekly with her daughter, Anne (to my right in the striped shirt). So to all of my students, I thank you. You have all made me feel very welcome and appreciated. And I want you to know that I appreciate, and am grateful for each and everyone of you, for your wonderful feedback and kindness- whether you are a regular or just passing through for a term or even a one off class experience on your travels. 
 
So.… Next year …. 2020! 

Due to term one being a shorter term and many of you asking for classes a little earlier in the year, I have decided to start on Tuesday 18th January which is before the school term starts and will give us a 10 week term, except for in the Point Cook location which will commence with the school term on Thursday 30th January.

There is an early bird discount offer for all enrolments received by the 8th January. 

I hope you can join us. 

Enrol Now!


Term 1 details

And for those of you wanting to revisit some of the poetry and readings I have shared in class, you can do so here in the Thoughts & Readings section. 

May you find some quality time to be with your self - as well as precious friends and family at this busy time of year. 

I wish you all a very joyous and safe festive season.

See you in 2020!!
Namaste,
Lisa 
 

Thoughts & Readings!


The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we can not be in touch with life. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh 
 

“Yoga is a way of moving into stillness in order to  experience the truth of who you are. The practice of yoga is the practice of meditation - or inner listening - in the poses and meditations, as well as all day long. It’s a matter of listening inwardly for guidance all the time, and then daring enough and trusting enough to do as you are prompted to do……”  
 - Erich Schiffmann
 


“Throw off the bonds of your conditioning and fear and celebrate the wonder of being here. Experience this moment as it is, connected by breath and essence to the whole. You couldn’t be separate if you tried.

Live this day as if the earth exhales blessings in your direction, as if trees speak their deepest secrets in your ear, as if bird songs can lift you outside your ordinary state of mind and bring you into truth.

Be the creative juice flowing through the universe. Be compassion in action and wholeness in motion. Be silence and stillness, the ocean of love so palpable that not one cell of you disputes the truth that you are that.”

Danna Faulds
 

This following reading was inspired by listening to Deepak Chopra talking about awareness of our awareness. I found this particular writing by Leo Carver on the Chopra.com website. 

"The concept of self-awareness is often talked about as if you’re already aware of what awareness is. While the actual definition of the term may be easy to understand intellectually, you have to live it to make it work.

Self-awareness is more than just being self-conscious. These are not interchangeable terms. Self-awareness is being aware of your own presence, inside and out. Self-consciousness tends to lend itself toward self-judgment and assessment, all too often based on someone else’s perceptions. Self-consciousness doesn’t necessarily have to be negative, but it does not often lead to self-acceptance.

Self-awareness leads to acceptance as well as a deeper understanding of yourself. While self-consciousness is analyzing, self-awareness is witnessing. Higher self-awareness is possible once you cultivate an attitude of love, acceptance, and appreciation for yourself. This is not easy to do, but well worth the effort."

Ref: chopra.com -roadmap to higher awareness. - Leo Carver 


                   
 

Breath of Life - Danna Faulds

I breathe in All That Is-

Awareness expanding

to take everything in,

as if my heart beats

the world into being.

From the unnamed vastness beneath the 

mind, I breathe my way to wholeness and healing.

Inhalation. Exhalation.

Each Breath a "yes,"

and a letting go, a journey, and a coming home.

 

 

Term 1, 2020



Term 1, 2020

10 weeks
(note - no classes Saturday 22nd February)

Tuesdays
9.30 - 10.45 am (Albion)
6.30 - 7.45 pm (Footscray)
Jan 21 - March 24 

Thursdays
9.30 - 1o.45 am (Point Cook)
Jan 30 - March 26 
6.30 - 7.45 pm (Albion)
Jan 23 - March 26
 
Saturdays
8.30 - 10 am (Albion)
10.15 - 11.30 am (Albion)
Jan 18 - March 28 (no class 22/2)


 

 

Term 1 classes start on Tuesday, January 18th. Book and pay before early bird cut off date (8th Jan) for discount. 


Term 1 Cost - 10 weeks


By the Term:


*Early Bird? Book and pay in full by Wednesday, January 8th.

1 class per week
$150 *Early Bird & Concession/ Full $160
(*$15/ $16 per class)

2 classes per week
SUPER SPECIAL!  $280
($14 per class)
 

By the Class:


Drop in Casual - $20

ACCOUNT DETAILS:
SunYoga
BSB - 033 161
ACC - 276 578
Please include your name as a reference code and email me when you make your payment.

 

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0411 111 794

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