Sunday June 28, 2015 from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM PDT
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$50 by June 15, $60 thereafter


Ojas Yoga Center 
707 El Cerrito Plaza
2nd floor/mezzanine
El Cerrito, CA 94530

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Nicole Becker, Director 
Ojas Yoga Center 

Breath, Energy, Grace 

Pranayama & Meditation Practices

with James Ryder

Today begins where a typical yoga class leaves off...

Consider “Breath, Energy and Grace” a map charting the way to the internal yogic arts. Breath and meditation practices enable relief from fear and anxiety, lend insight into root causes, and foster a loving heart. In the desire for health and happiness, I trust I am not alone.

These time-tested practices are accessible and effective allies in the quest for fulfillment that is common to us all. Pranayama (yoga of breath) in classical yoga serves as the threshold to the inner landscape. We will use select physical postures and mudras (gestures or seals) to awaken steady energy and to settle mind. Elegant support from the breath will then orient us naturally toward extended, conscious meditative states.

All experience levels are warmly welcomed! Join us for clear guidance, warm community and the deep solace of a joyful shared practice!

For questions about class content/suitability, please contact instructor, James Ryder: jamesryderyoga@gmail.com

James Michael Ryder is dedicated to the practice and teaching of hatha yoga (postural and breath practices) and insight meditation. Seminal training includes the comprehensive two-year, 500-hour program at the Iyengar Yoga Institute, San Francisco, and multiple residential meditation retreats. James is also a graduate of the 18-month Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation teacher training offered by the Spirit Rock Center. Prior work as an actor and improviser lends James's teaching precision, playful curiosity and a love for evocative language.

“As a teacher my guiding intention is to help each student to recall native embodied wisdom and an undefended heart.” With this many things become possible.

Fee: $50 if paid in full by June 15th, $60 thereafter.
No refunds on cancellations <24 hours before event. Refunds before that time will be minus $10 fee. Registration questions/assistance, please contact studio: info@ojasyogacenter.com

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