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                                                     HOBART
                                                   Yoga & Meditation
                                                              Centre        4 St Johns Ave
                                                                                New Town
                                                                             PO Box 140
                                                                       South Hobart 7004
                                                                            03 6228 2844
                                                                www.hobartyoga.com.au
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                                                               info@hobartyoga.com.au                         Winter 2011
                                                                                                   Course Dates 6th June - 13th August

                                                                                              Weekly CLASSES in
                                                                                             Yoga and Meditation
                                                                                        General Courses ~ 10 weeks: $170/$150 conc.
      SPECIALISED Courses…                        mood - yoga postures,                 Foundation Yoga, 5 weeks: $85/$75 conc.
      Meditation for Inner Peace                  breathing, relaxation and
                                                                                        Foundation Yoga ~ starts 8th & 11th June,
      Tues 5.30 - 6.30pm at the Baha’i            discussion time. $170/$150
                                                                                        13th & 16th July
      Centre $125/$105 conc.                      Yoga for Healing                         Foundation Yoga Wed 5.45 - 7.15pm,
      Pregnancy and Mother -               Wednesday 9.15 - 10.45am                        Sat 9.00 - 10.30am (5 weeks)
      Baby Julia Gibson 6295 1026          For people managing long                        Level 1 (beginners)    Mon 7.30 - 9.00pm,
      www.bellyblissyoga.com.au            term or serious illness                         Tues 5.45 - 7.15pm, Wed 11.00am - 12.30pm
                                           – inspiring practices for                       Sat 10.45am - 12.15pm
      Saturday Morning Early Birds
                                           body, mind and spirit in                        Level 2 (development) Mon 5.45 - 7.15pm, Tues
      Sat 7.30 - 8.45am; Start the weekend
                                           a supportive atmosphere.                        7.30 - 9.00pm,         Fri 11.30am - 1.00pm
      the right way - suitable for L2s and
                                           Emphasis on relaxation.                         Level 3 (depth & themes) Wed 7.30 - 9pm
      above. $16 casual.
                                           Partners welcome.                               Level 4 (advanced themes) Thurs 5.45 - 7.15pm,
      Yoga for Mood Management $170/$150 OR $220/$200                                       Fri 9.45 - 11.15am
      Thurs 7.30 - 9.00pm                  with partner
      Practical techniques for managing

                                                              WORKSHOPS, events, retreats
Mega                                      GURU POORNIMA Celebration
OPEN DAY                                  Friday 15th July 6.30 - 9.30pm
                                            The full moon of July is the traditional date
                                                                                                include dinner, chanting, DVD satsang and
Sunday 10th July 10am - 3pm                                                                     kirtan. By donation, proceeds to community

I
                                            for acknowledging the spiritual masters and         work in India.
  t’s on again! Yoga classes
                                            their teachings, and connecting with our
    and demos, talks and info,              source of inspiration. The program will
special offers, chai, yummy                                                                          Full Moon NADA
cakes, veggie bbq and more.               Yogic CHANTING &
                                          Song (Kirtan) 1st Saturday each
                                                                                                         YOGA Retreat
Tell your friends to come and                                                                     (Yoga of Sound and Music)
                                          month: June 4th, July 2nd, August 6th
see why you love your yoga so              HARMONISING, vitalising, uplifting!                        at Atma Darshan near Mole Creek
much! Entry is free.                       5.30pm shared veggie feast, 6.30pm healing                               with Vijaya and Satyamo
                                           chant (Mahamrityunjaya), 7pm Kirtan.                     Sat 13th 11am - Sun 14th August 1pm

WINTER Yoga Cleanse
Sat 18th June 1.30pm - 3.30pm
                                           Donations support community work
                                           in rural India.                                     D     ive into the enriching and sublime science of
                                                                                                     sound at this practical introductory retreat!
                                                                                               Work with music, mantra and energy centres
   A fab opportunity to learn two                 KIRTAN workshops                             (chakras) to harmonise emotions and discover
   important hatha yoga cleansing                          with Vijaya and Leela               natural joy. Live a yogic lifestyle with beautiful
   practices, neti (salt water nasal        Sat 4th June, 2nd July & 6th Aug                   natural surroundings, early morning yoga class and
   cleansing) and trataka (concentrated     3.30 - 5.00pm, $20/$18 conc.                       delicious vegetarian food. Suitable for all, including
   candle gazing.) Clear stuffy heads     Have fun with kirtan, the yogic practice of          beginners. Info and bookings: Kristina 6367 8241
   and improve mental clarity.            group chanting and singing. Learn to play            kristinakm@bordernet.com.au.Around $150 but
   $35/$30 (includes neti pot).           a basic melody on the Indian harmonium,              price varies with accommodation options.
                                          follow rhythm and timing and lead a kirtan.
Developing Dynamism                                                           by Dr Sannyasi Satyapriya

 YOGA helps build dynamism and vitality, keeping our muscles increases the diaphragm’s work load – and we
 energy steady and boosting stamina.                     inhale about 23,000 times daily. Yogic breathing brings
 Dynamism does not mean rushing. Truly dynamic people awareness - we can then choose to breathe in an energy-
 may be busy but they have awareness of body, breath efficient way. As we progress, we learn breathing practices
 and mental state and can adjust these when needed. A for vitality and – just as important for dynamism – balance
 dynamic mind can be directed to the activity of choice, and tranquillity.
 and relaxes at will. An exhausted mind craves stimulation  Dynamism requires true relaxation. Relaxation doesn’t
 and finds sleep difficult – when stimulation goes,         just mean diverting your attention with a movie or book,
 unwanted thoughts return. True dynamism is sustainable.    but inducing a state where the body’s functions (like heart
 Techniques to develop it can be learnt.                    rate) slow and the mind has time ‘off’ – time to go in.
 Habitual muscle tension depletes dynamism.When muscles Yoga Nidra brings about this state.
 tense, they consume energy. Shoulders, throats and bellies Battling against thoughts, and worrying, sap dynamism.
                 are common areas of tightness which In antar mouna meditation, all thoughts are permitted.
                    can be released by shoulder rotations, We observe them as the witness. This creates a sense of
                     roaring lion and swaying palm tree. internal poise, thoughts gradually lose their overwhelming
                     Asanas teach body awareness, so we power.
                     can self-manage all day.               All these practices give us the capacity to live and pursue
                        Breathing in against tight abdominal goals with greater energy and clarity.



 Neti pots                                a contraption called a
   Plastic, steel and ceramic             neti pot. The water’s
   from $10                               temperature and salinity
                                          are made similar to the
 STUFFY heads and hay-fever               body’s so it doesn’t sting.
 are things heaps of people live          Neti pots must fit into
 with. Maybe the hatha yogis of           your hand easily and have
 long ago suffered too, because           a comfy nozzle (which is
 ancient scriptures advocate              gently placed just inside the
 neti for removing mucus                  nostril.) The HYMC shop
 and pollution from the nasal             sells good quality neti pots
 passages. In the 21st century            in hardy plastic for frequent
 many doctors (and Oprah!)                travellers, practical steel
 recommend it. Neti is practised          for utilitarians and glazed
 by pouring tepid, salty water            ceramic for those who
 into one nostril and allowing            like a touch of luxury with
 it to flow out the other, using          their salt water.


    Satsang ~ a question answered
                               What is Karma Yoga?                               “For the mind to become
       KARMA yoga is the practise of work with higher                                active, dynamic and
       awareness. In karma yoga, we do our duty to the                           creative, it is necessary
       very best of our ability – using all our creativity,                           for it to experience
       enthusiasm, intelligence and will-power - but we let
       go of the expectation of reward.We simply perform
                                                                                   tranquillity, ease and
       actions (karmas), without attachment to the fruits                                         comfort.”
       of the action. This leads to mental peace.
                                                                                   ~ Swami Niranjanananda

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