By Julia Jonson Yoga teaches that wholeness and happiness are our birthrights. Yet, in our hyperconnected, hyper-busy, mobile-device culture, it feels like inner peace is a pipe dream. Sure, online activities carry countless benefits such as instant access to a dizzying array of information, a swift sense of direction (would we be lost without Google Maps?), warp-speed Amazon delivery, food orders at our fingertips, and flashy verbs like Ubering. Yet, offline endeavors, the ones that don’t feed our desire for instant gratification, still nourish us the most—watching the sunset, reading a book, enjoying nature, or lunching with a loved one. [...]
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By Julia Jonson “If peace comes from seeing the whole, then misery stems from a loss of perspective.” This reflection by Mark Nepo, author of the New York Times bestseller The Book of Awakening, is a pointed reminder that even when most things in life are going reasonably well, misery is a moment of suffering that is allowed to become everything. This rousing observation reminds me of Richard Carlson’s 90-10 trap. Carlson, who wrote, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens, encourages young readers to become aware of how easy it is to focus on the negative parts of life. [...]
Renew Yourself with our SOAR Into Spring Special at TBY * March 1st - April 30th, 2019 All of us at Total Body Yoga would like to welcome new students and thank current students by offering a 2 month, spring promotion: our SOAR Into Spring Special at TBY. For the entire months of March and April, enjoy $10 lunch-time, weekday classes and $12 evening classes (4pm included). All monthly unlimited customers will receive a punch card. If they take a total of 25 lunchtime and evening classes during our 2 month promotion, they will be entered into a drawing to win prizes [...]
Dear TBY Yogis & Yoginis, We are excited to announce a February promotion called FREE Friends February. Here’s how it works: 1. Any current student of TBY can bring friends or family members to class for free throughout the month of February. Limit 3 visits per friend, but students can bring as many friends as they like. 2. New students and returning students are welcome. New students must fill out a waiver. Returning students must not currently hold class packages or monthly memberships at TBY or be regular drop-in students. 3. Current students who bring friends or family members to [...]