Yin Yoga with Live Handpan music, Singing Bowl Meditation, Self Defense, Reiki and SO MUCH MORE! Practice of the Week: Showing up for your practice in studio is amazing, AND there is something extra magical about showing up for your practice outside of the studio. The URU team desires to support you in deepening your personal practice and to empower you to take learning and practicing into your own hands. This week we invite you to explore your practice on and off the mat! ???? Utkata Konasana (Goddess Pose) ???? Goddess Pose, also known as Utkata Konasana, invites you to embody the fierce and strong energy of the goddess within you. This powerful pose strengthens your legs, opens your hips, and cultivates a sense of groundedness. Let’s explore how to step into the goddess energy! Getting into the Pose: 1️⃣ Begin standing with your feet wider than hip-width apart, toes pointing slightly outward. 2️⃣ Bend your knees deeply, ensuring they track in line with your toes. 3️⃣ Sink your hips down, bringing your thighs parallel to the ground. 4️⃣ Lengthen your tailbone downward and engage your core. 5️⃣ Lift your arms out to the sides at shoulder height, bend the elbows, palms face forward… it’s as if you could slide between two walls. Benefits of Goddess Pose: ???? Strengthens: This pose strengthens and tones your leg muscles, including the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes. ???? Opens Hips: Goddess Pose stretches and opens the hips, promoting flexibility and relieving tension in the hip area. ???? Empowers: Embodying the fierce goddess energy, this pose helps cultivate confidence, inner strength, and a sense of empowerment. Common Challenges: ???? Knee Alignment: Maintain proper alignment by ensuring your knees track in line with your toes. If your knees tend to collapse inward, gently press them outward. ???? Balance and Stability: Finding balance in a deep squat can be challenging. If needed, widen your stance or use a blanket under your heels for support. Embodying Fierce Goddess Energy: As you sink into Goddess Pose, tap into your inner goddess energy. Feel the strength, power, and grace within you. Embrace the qualities of a goddess, such as confidence, fearlessness, and nurturing energy. Let this pose serve as a reminder of your own divine nature and the incredible strength you hold within. Take time this week to practice Goddess Pose, honoring the goddess energy that resides within you on and off the mat. Embrace the challenges, celebrate your strength, and embody the fierce and empowering essence of the goddess. We can’t wait to see you shine on the mat! With love and light, Your URU Kula JOIN US THIS WEEKEND….. Yin Yoga w/ Makaylah + LIVE Handpan Music by Sound Tree Journey Fri 7/14/2023 6-7:30 PM Location: URU Yoga – Gulf Breeze $22 investment Join Makaylah & Sound Tree Journey for an evening of Yin Yoga + Live music. Through long-held poses, Yin Yoga releases tension, increases flexibility, and cultivates self-awareness. Accompanied by the soothing vibrations of live handpan music, this fusion offers relaxation, stress reduction, and space to witness your experience. Join us to rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit. No prior experience necessary – just bring your yoga mat (if you have one, if not one will be provided) and an open heart to embrace this magical experience. Register on Mindbody Register on Eventbrite! Singing Bowl Guided Meditation: A Journey through the Chakras and the Cosmos w/ Emily McClain Fri 7/14/2023 7-8:15 PM Location: URU Yoga – 9 Mile $25 investment You are warmly invited to join us for a healing guided meditation set to the beautiful vibrations of 7 singing bowls, attuned to the frequency of each chakra. We will begin by discussing the relationship between the 7 Chakras and the 7 Classical planets of ancient astrology. Then we will embark upon our Sound Journey Through The Chakras & Cosmos! Energy Exchange: $22 (RSVP through Mindbody or Venmo @waterlilyrising Emily Moreno) Items to bring: yoga mat, blanket, pillow (Studios also have extras) Register on MindBody. Empowerment Self Defense w/ Breanna Clemmons Sat 7/15/2023 1-3 PM Location: URU Yoga – Airport $30 investment Hands-on classes focus on awareness and deescalation. You will learn to take control of dangerous situations using simple, effective self-defense techniques as well as basic dos and don’ts of safety. If you are looking to build confidence, remain calm under duress, or enjoy light sparring in a safe environment, this class will empower you! Register on MindBody Reiki Level II w/ Tonya Morris Sat 7/15/2023 1-5 PM Location: URU Yoga – 9 Mile $175 investment Reiki Level II teaches you the foundations for sharing Reiki with others. In this class, you will be attuned to and learn how to use the 3 symbols for healing, the different methods of transferring Reiki energy and the importance of energetic hygiene when working with others. Completion of Level 1 required. Join us at URU Yoga and Beyond on 9 Mile Road on Saturday, July 15th, from 1-5 pm. Your investment of $175.00 will include your attunement and manual. If you wish to receive your certificate of completion the day of class, please reserve your space at www.uruyoga.com under Workshops/Events. Tonya Morris is an Usui Ryoho Reiki Master Teacher, an End of Life Doula, an Initiated Priest and a Medium. She brings 7 years of experience teaching all levels of Usui Reiki and assisting those in need of assistance on their personal journey. Register on MindBody Blacklight Aerial Silks w/ Nikki Sat 7/15/2023 5:30-7 PM Location: URU Yoga – Airport $25 with own silk $35 with rented silk Come FLY with us at URU Yoga with a special blacklight aerial silks class! The studio will be decked out in UV black lights so wear your best neon or white clothing and come GLOW with us! We will learn aerial silks basics and conditioning as well as a few tricks! The last 30 minutes of class will be free play where you can revisit your favorite moves and take photos! Bring water and come ready to work. Please do not wear any jewelry which may snag in the silks fabric. Suitable for ages 12 and up. A Minimum sign up of five people must occur for this event to take place. If there are not at least five sign ups 24 hours before the event, you will be notified of the cancellation and your ticket can be used at a later Blacklight event. Register on MindBody Sweet Moon Lodge w/ Marni Sun 7/16/2023 7-8:30 PM Location: URU Yoga – Airport $22.22 Investment Our regular monthly moonly meeting of like minded beings for guided shadow working and spiritual connection. Bring your favorite stones and crystals… all your woo-woo thingys that help you to channel, connect, and restore. Wear comfortable clothes, bring your journal, pen, and hot tea is available to you. Register here! Register on MindBody Coming Up This Week…. Ice Bath w/ Justin Nutt Location: URU Yoga – Airport Tues 7/17/2023 8:00 – 8:30 am $15 Investment Benefits: ▶️ Boost your immune system ▶️ increase energy ▶️ Increase metabolism ▶️ Enhance your mood ▶️ Reduce inflammation Also, there is a separate Breath work class from 7 – 8 that is a great way to prepare for the ice bath. Register on Mindbody. Bhakti Bliss Chanting Night w/ Brenan & Makaylah Location: URU Yoga – 9 Mile Thurs 7/20/2023 7-9 PM Donation Based Investment In Yoga, there are many paths that all lead to the same goal– Union with the Divine or Union with all that is. Bhakti yoga is the path of loving devotion. Bhakti can look like dancing, singing, meditating, cooking, writing poetry, and so many other things… The best part is that you can make anything you do a Bhakti yoga practice by simply doing what you do with complete devotion to the Divine. We will be co-creating space to do just this. Then through chanting sacred songs with the accompaniment of the harmonium and hand-drum we will offer joyous praise to the Divine. This is open to the regular practitioner or the complete beginner. No participation is required– you are always welcome to sit and bask in the sounds around you. Singing along and dancing is encouraged! If you have any instruments that you would like to bring to add to the offering, please feel free to bring them! Otherwise– bring a yoga mat, comfy clothes to move in, water, a journal, a writing utensil, and most importantly an open mind! Register on Eventbrite! Register on Mindbody. URU Yoga & Beyond www.uruyoga.com 3 Locations Pensacola: 2400 Executive Plaza Drive 2475 E. 9 Mile Road, Ste G Gulf Breeze: 913 Gulf Breeze Parkway Harbourtown Shopping Center, Ste. 26 URU means spacious, broad and abundant in Sanskrit. May we move from a place of spaciousness. URU means You Are You because that is who you are meant to be. May we move from a place of Being who we are meant to be. CONTACT US URU Yoga | 2400 Executive Plaza Drive, Pensacola, FL 32503 Unsubscribe firstname.lastname@example.org Update Profile | Constant Contact Data Notice Sent by email@example.com powered by Try email marketing for free today!