Pilates mat class tues oct 20

Pilates is great for strengthening abdominals! Strong abs will help reduce back pain.  Most of the time we are on our backs. Less up and down than in yoga. If you'd like to try it , come for a class this Tuesday Oct 20 9:30-10:30. We are inside Peace United church.please park in front of the church and enter thru that door. It is a large space and students are spread far apart. We wear masks until we are set up on our mats. If you dont have a mat, I have one you can borrow. Class size is less than 5 right now. text me to let me know if you plan to come to any class.(612)850-0071.
Mat Pilates might be added soon on thursday am 10-11. Let me know of your interest.

Zoom yoga tomorrow, tues 9:30-10:45. In person outside of peace church at 5 pm

A poem to sustain you

Maybe it's because O'Donohue wrote this poem for his mom when his dad died that makes it feel so timely. An acknowledgement of death and life has felt really important for me right now.Beannacht from yes yoga in mpls shared this in their community newsletter . She writes:
Knowing that from death comes creation, a newness and yet grief is often present at the same time. There could be pain or anguish. Maybe even fear. Sitting with and honoring the complexity of humanness has been a big aspect to my life this year. How about you? How are you connecting to multiple truths being apart of your experience right now?

On the day when
the weight deadens
on your shoulders
and you stumble,
may the clay dance
to balance you.

And when your eyes
freeze behind
the grey window
and the ghost of loss
gets into you,
may a flock of colours,
indigo, red, green
and azure blue,
come to awaken in you
a meadow of delight.When the canvas frays
in the currach of thought
and a stain of ocean
blackens beneath you,
may there c…

Pet portraits by hiyala indiga

Over the years I have done several portraits of people, pets, homes and even cars! I can draw them from a photo and the purchaser can choose from acrylic, pastel, watercolor.or pencil. The portraits below are available for purchase. The Collie ($100)  and White Cat on velvet board ($250) are both rendered in pastel chalks.  On my website you can see other portrait samples

Many studios aren't providing the supplies due to covid,. You have to bring your own.

Do you know someone who is interested in yoga and doesn't yet have their supplies?  For sale: yoga/pilates materials, all gently usedCotton Mexican Blankets $10 ea (About the size of a single bed but could cover a queen sized bed too. 7 total..more colors than shown . These are recommended for yoga because they hold the fold and aren't slippery)straps $5, blocks $5 each, purple wedge $10 ( helps for sore wrists). Up front in photo you see two pilates cords $10 each which help to simulate the movements done on a pilates reformer. you lie on your back, with one foot in each foot strap and one hand on each hand strap. I can offer you a lesson at $30/hour to show you how to use them) purple meditation Cushion filled with buckwheat hulls. ($30). Green mat $8. lots of eyepillows, music cds, cds /dvds on yoga and buddhist philosophy.

Massage available!

I wanted to let u know that I'm teaching yoga classes outdoors tues am and pm .. I am also doing thai massage . outdoors if weather is nice, but I have access to a large room with a high ceiling so Indoors could also be an option. Thai massage is a clothes on technique.  It feels great.  When I'm working your upper  body we will both have to wear masks.  When I'm at the lower body I will mostly be at 6' distance so u could remove yours and enjoy some nice fresh air. Feel free to contact me with any questions u might have.

Crazy times support circle!

This and every thursday from 5-6 at Turtle Lake Park in Shoreview.  Cost: donation for this first one, then $10 /week. Please let me know if you plan to come as we are limited to 10. We will be at peace church in case of bad weather.  There is also a shelter at the park if it's not reservedPlease bring a chair or a towel/ blanket if you want to sit in the ground.We'll do a  talking circle. Each person (10 max) gets to talk about how things are for them right now....about 1-2 mn without interruption. Nobody reacts. Nobody offers suggestions. We go around the circle as many times as we have time for. Masks required til everyone is situated in their place.  And again at end as we leave.