Seattle Yoga Arts November Newsletter
Marked by the holiday of Thanksgiving, November has become known as Gratitude Month here at SYA.  It's the time of year when we are officially reminded of just how much we have to be thankful for. We open our eyes and our hearts to the many mysterious gifts of the universe and are inspired to acknowledge and share our good fortune.

We're so excited to announce the return of our Pay Yoga Forward Program and our participation in the  Yoga Behind Bars Gratitude in Motion Campaign (see sidebar).  These two wonderful programs offer us all the opportunity to share the gift of yoga with others

And to help get you get your gratitude on,  we present these inspiration quotes.

"Some people have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and even ecstasy."  -  Abraham Maslow

"May your heart be an altar, from which the bright flame of unending thanksgiving ascends to heaven."  -  St. Mary Euphrasia P elletier

"No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has emerged from the kingdom of night." -  Elie Wiesel

"Do not grasp at the stars, but do life's plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life."  -  Robert Louis Stevenson

"May you experience each day as a sacred gift woven around the heart of wonder."  -  John O'Donohue

"Don't be concerned about being disloyal to your pain by being joyous."  -  Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan

"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."  - Eden Phillpotts

"One of the sanest, surest and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others."  -  Archibald Rutledge

"We would give anything for what we have."  -  Tony Hoagland

"I love to go to the market and see all the things I am happy without!"  -  Socrates

"By saying Grace, we release the divine sparks in our food."  -  Rabbi Herschel

"Gratitude is so close to the bone of life, pure and true, that it instantly stops the rational mind, and all its planning and plotting."  -  Regina Sara Ryan

Happy Thanksgiving!
~ Denise
Click on the event image for more info
Pay Yoga Forward
Give the gift of yoga to someone who might otherwise be unable to attend classes. 
It's simple! 

Purchase a "pay yoga forward" class from the front desk or online for  only $10.

Complete the gift card and hang it on the bulletin board in the lobby. 

Help spread the word to folks you know who could use a free class.

* Know that your small gift will  help someone reap the benefits of practicing with the SYA community.

* Funds raised for unused classes will benefit   Street Yoga.

Available for purchase
November 1 - 30
Yoga Behind Bars Gratitude in Motion
We're thrilled to offer two donation classes this month that will benefit the amazing programs provided by

Join Greta's 
on Tuesday, Nov 22 and Nicole's   on Sunday, Nov 27 .  

Upcoming Events
Class News!
We have 3 new classes beginning this month!

with Nicole
Wed. 7:45 - 9:00pm
with Jacque Sweet
Thurs.  8:00-9:30pm
Friday Night Refresh with Jacque Sweet 
Fri. 5:30-6:45pm
Early Morning Series  is now open for 
Keep Current
For the latest studio news  and inspiration, j oin the  Seattle Yoga Arts Students   page 
on  Facebook   and follow us  on