January 1, 2019

 

 

 
We welcome the New Year at Downtown Yoga Shala
with eagerness, enthusiasm, hope and joy!
There is much to look forward to, and we will flow gracefully 
into the New Year as it unfolds its  gifts and treasures. 
Join us and be a part of our story and our journey!

As we celebrate our 10th Anniversary on the Spring Equinox of 2019,
the Teachers and Staff of Downtown Yoga Shala will continue to welcome you as warmly as we always have through the years. Stay tuned and connected with us through our classes and workshops, but above all, stay connected within, to your deepest truths and the true yearnings of your heart. Your DYS community is here to support and embrace you in your journey.  Every day of every year since 2009, we have been here for you.   See you HERE at the Shala in 2019...
 
In behalf of all your grateful Teachers and Staff 
at Downtown Yoga Shala, Thank You and Welcome Back!

- Veronica
Are You Really, Really... Ready for 2019?

starts Jan 7th 2019!
A great way to jump start the New Year and begin a healthy habit that has the power to transform your health and your life! All levels welcome, whether new to yoga or dedicated practitioners. All participants who complete the 8-week Challenge will be entered into a
drawing for a $100 DYS gift card! 

 
The Simple Rules:
1. Sign up and join the DYS Yoga Challenge ONLINE.
2.  Attend class 5-7 days a week for two months. Sign yourself in at the front desk and online!
3. Tag at least 1 photo/week of your practice at DYS to our DowntownYogaShala Instagram page: #DYSYogaChallenge
4. Drawing will be on March 10, 2019, and will be announced on Instagram.

Use your existing membership or class pass or purchase the Challenge Class Pass Deal!
(this offer is open to all, offered online  through January 2019 only) :
*Valid for 3 Months from date of first use. No refunds, extensions, exchanges.

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STILL AVAILABLE! Sale ends January 31st
DYS gift cards or custom gift certificates make GREAT gifts! 

DYS Gift Card
$20 bonus when you purchas e a DYS Gift Card* 
for yourself or a loved one!
Receive a  $100 value  gift card for  only $80! 
Receive  $120 value  gift card for  only $100!

*Available at the studio o r email info@downtownyogashala.com to purchase. 
May be applied to any membership or service or studio merchandise.


Customizing a DYS gift certificate  for any amount and any occasion  is so convenient when you purchase ONLINE. Select a custom image and print at your convenience. Our system generates a unique card number which can be presented at the studio as payment for any service or studio merchandise. 


THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
                 

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FEATURED WORKSHOPS
Please see our website for details.  


New-to-Yoga Beginner Special
Mysore Introduction  with Harmony Slater
M-F 8:00am -8:45am, Jan 14-17, 2019
Only $88 - 5 morning classes 

Do you want to learn yoga, but feel like you don't have enough time or money to commit? Maybe you don't know where to go or begin? Are you frustrated by your circumstances? Anyone can practice yoga: young, old, sick, healthy, timid, or strong, if you have the desire or curiosity to try something new.  This Special Beginner Introductory Week is your opportunity to learn from a highly qualified teacher. Discover a full system that enhances your ability to breath, move and rest. In a semi-private setting with one-to-one instruction, for five mornings learn at your own pace and at affordable price.  By the end of the week, you will have your own personalized practice that you can take with you and start a journey that will change your life.




Mysore Week and Weekend Workshops 
 with Harmony Slater 
(Monday-Saturday - January 14 - 19, 2019)
Earlybird Registration through Dec 1st. Reserve early!

Monday-Thursday -
Mysore 6-9am 
Friday - Led Primary 6:30-8:30am
Saturday Workshops:
Handstands Begin in Primary Series (7-8:45am)
Leaning to balance on your hands begins right from the first sun-salutation. If you want to start to build up the strength through the arms and core to practice handstands, the foundations are found right in the postures of primary series, starting with every Vinyasa - learning to jump back and jump through.
Experiments with Reality: The Internal Limbs (1-3pm)
Discover how sound and breath can change your state of mind. We will delve into a suite of seated practices, including japa, pranayama and different meditation techniques to develop a personalize practice beyond asana.
Fundamentals for a Pain-Free Backbend (3:30-5:30pm)
We will look at what is Yoga Chikitsa & Nadi Shodana and how we can purify our energy channels.
What kinds of physical & psychological preparations do we need to do to prepare for Intermediate Series.
We will explore some back-bending enhancements: looking at the principles of opening the heart, being vulnerable, and the importance to cultivate great strength in the foundation of our lives (and legs).



Clean Eating Workshop 
with Lia Pinelli
Jan 7th, 3-6pm 

In this very informative and inspiring 3-hour workshop with Health and Weight-Loss coach Lia Pinelli, you will learn:

- What the problem is with our relationship with food and how we got here
- How what we eat makes us over-hunger and over-desire food
- What to eat and when to eat it in order to stop overeating 
- How our Mind-Body connection facilitates mental health and weight loss.
Each participant should bring a journal of their choosing.
All other materials will be provided.
Cost:  $99 or $88 for DYS Members (Sign up to be a member now!)

For a COMPLETE LIST or to REGISTER for our WORKSHOPS, go to

For up-to-date announcements, follow us on Facebook DYS Page, FB Mysore Group Page, Twitter, Instagram!  
 
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Intro Special - $40-for-20 Days!   

If you or anyone you know has never been to the studio before, enjoy your first 20 days with as much yoga as you want for only $40! Local residents only. Available for purchase at the studio. 

The Gift of Yoga  

Consider the gift of yoga for special occasions. Customize your Gift Card for any occasion in a variety of designs, available for purchase online, for any amount, applicable to Yoga Memberships, Class Passes, Classes, Workshops or Merchandise at our studio.

Best Deal: Unlimited Membership ($129/mo) 


This is the best deal to encourage a consistent yoga practice with our wonderful yoga community. We recommend practicing yoga 3x/week to increase strength and flexibility, jumpstart/maintain a weight program, improve muscle tone, work on balance and core muscles, not to mention the benefits of improved circulation, digestion and sleep through deeper breath awareness and moving with mindfulness.  
SIGN UP ONLINE   HERE.