Walking Meditation, Goddess Flow Chakra Dance, Blacklight Aerial Silks + 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! ???? Saucha (Purity) ???? ???? Practice of the Week at URU Yoga: Saucha (Purity) ???? “Saucha invites us to purify our bodies, thoughts, and words.” – Deborah Adele The first Niyama: Saucha, means Purity. This principle encourages us to engage in the transformative process of cleansing and purifying, not only on a physical level but also within our thoughts and words. Deborah Adele’s wisdom reminds us that our journey towards purity is a personal one. Just as no two individuals are identical, the steps we take to cleanse and purify will manifest uniquely for each of us. Saucha is a practice of respect for our own individuality. On a physical level, Saucha encourages us to create environments of order and cleanliness. This can mean tidying our homes, organizing our workspaces, or even decluttering our cars. Furthermore, it extends to our dietary choices – nurturing our bodies with fresh, whole foods that nourish us from within. Yet, Saucha doesn’t stop at the physical realm. It delves into the mental landscape as well. To purify our thoughts involves a conscious effort to reprogram negativity. As we become more aware of our mental patterns, we can actively shift our thinking towards positivity and self-compassion. Saucha also offers us the gift of radical presence. In a world where distractions and scattering thoughts abound, this practice invites us to be fully present in each moment. By doing so, we align with the essence of purity, as we’re not fragmented by our surroundings but anchored in the here and now. As you embark on this journey of Saucha, let its essence resonate with you in your own way. Whether it’s through physical cleaning, dietary adjustments, mental reprogramming, or radical presence, let the principle of purity guide your path toward a more vibrant and aligned life. With love and light, Your URU Kula JOIN US THIS WEEKEND….. Creative Yoga Flow + LIVE Handpan Music w/ Rebecca Sathre & Tree Isaac Fri August 25th 6-7:30 PM Location: URU Yoga – Airport $33 or $44 investment Please join Rebecca Sathre for a creative yoga flow class with live handpan music We will flow to live music and end with a yummy soundbath Savasana The Soundtreejourney, by Tree Isaac, a handpan experience, elevated frequencies, grounding vibrations… Creative Flow with Rebecca Sathre and 25 years of creating yoga flow experiences. Come play, love, flow, connect… Register on MindBody Goddess Flow Chakra Dance Masterclass w/ Deanna Dhyana Fri August 25th 7-8 PM Location: URU Yoga – 9 Mile $27.77 investment “Goddess Flow” Chakra Dance Masterclass: A journey from Root to Crown in Dance Medicine…Healing through the Chakras!!! Deanna guides you in a free flow dance from the root to the crown! Chakra dance empowers to free the energy in your body and open you to a deeper experience of SELF! Every class is a self-love creative expression …a journey to you…for us to tap into our inner magic…Each song leads us deeper into our POWER! We’ll start off by setting our intentions and grounding to music as we move into the Root Chakra connecting to Power of Earth, to the Sacral Chakra connecting to the Power of Water, to the Solar Plexus connecting to the Power of Fire, to the Heart Chakra connecting to the Power of Air, going higher to the Throat Chakra connecting to the Power of ether, to the Third Eye connecting to Spirit, and climaxing in the Crown Chakra connecting into our highest vibration within ourselves and Source energy! Tap INto YOU with Djembe Afro-House …Tribal Fusion…and sacred vibes to uplift the energy system! Conscious…Connected…Rhythm… Goddess Flow…. We will close out by breathing that sacred energy throughout our bodies and My guidance should leave you totally immersed in you and free to connect with Divine in your own beautiful way! In conclusion, we lift off and float on our merry way fully empowered…fully uplifted…fully open and ready to receive your Goddess Flow…and share that MAGIC…magically and beautifully everywhere YOU go!!! Cost: $27.77/pp // Peace + Love + LIGHT // Deanna Aka Bod Gyal Magic // SEE YOU SOON! Register on MindBody Blacklight Aerial Silks w/ Nikki Sat August 26th 6-7:30PM Location: URU Yoga – Airport $25-your own silk … $35- rented silk 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 basics on silks as well as a few tricks and conditioning moves! We will have a wind down and savasana, as well as free play time where you can revisit your favorite moves and take photos! Beginner friendly. All bodies welcome. Silks classes are suitable for ages 12 and up. Sign up on URUYoga.com under workshops/events or on the Mindbody App. Message Nikki at (850) 463-2758 with questions. Bring water and be ready to work! Please do not wear jewelry as this can snag in the silks! No refunds or cancellations. It is best if you sign up and show up to your original event. However, we know life happens. 48 hours notice must be given in the event you cannot attend. For events that happen on a recurring basis, we will offer an URU credit to the same event or similar event with the same teacher. (We must be notified 48 hours before the event happens.) Only one switch can occur with the credit. There is a 5 person minimum sign up for this event to occur. If 24 hours before the event there are not at least 5 signs ups, you will be notified of the cancellation and your ticket can be used for a future Blacklight event. Register on Mindbody Acro Yoga w/ Rebecca Sathre Sun August 27th 1:30-3 PM Location: URU Yoga – Airport $15 investment Join us for an Acro Yoga Class with Chris, Rebecca, & Julie. This will be an all levels class! Come play, get strong, connect and enjoy time together!! If you come to Thai and Acro, you get a $10 discount on both! Yay!! Thai & Fly. Register on MindBody. Thai Yoga Bodywork w/ Rebecca Sathre Sun August 27th 3-4:30 PM Location: URU Yoga – Airport $25 for one person $44 for 2 people attending together Thai Yoga Bodywork is a partner massage modality that combines applying pressure and stretching to deeply relax and energize your body. It is a co-creation with the giver and receiver. It feels amazing to give and receive. Bring a partner or attend and work with another member of the community. Register on MindBody. Beach Sound Bath w/ Swan Michelle Sun August 27th 6-7:30 PM $35 investment This pure high vibrational lying down concert includes large crystal bowls, planetary gongs, an extensive collection of tuning forks, balinese metal drums, elemental chimes, along with the soothing serenade of sacred song by Swan Michelle. As a recalibration of the nervous system, Sound Therapy is a measurable and an accessible release of bound stress, trauma and energy in the body, emotions and mental faculties. This is both an incredibly creative and unique experience to bring your entire family to as a deep reset of the sacred. It is a form of art and a remembrance of beauty. All levels are welcome. There is no movement in this sound experience. Swan Michelle has been offering Sound Bath’s as an invitation to listen and deepen our sensitivity to harmonic, resonate frequencies at Swan River Yoga since 2012, offering a space of healing for thousands of recipients across the Gulf Coast and globe. She is a Certified Sound Therapist, now focused on holding space for them on the beach in Pensacola and The Gulf Region. Weather and Refund Policies: All special events are non-refundable. If circumstances out of our control, such as weather, do not permit for outdoor events, we will notify you within 1 hour of the event of the date change. If the date change does not work for you, you will be credited for the same event in the future. Minimum of 5 signups required You will receive an email with location details about 2 hours before the event on the day of the event. Please email Halldora if you do not receive this email. Contact: Halldora Hart with for any information you may need: Email: Halldorauruyoga@gmail.com Text: 970.616.2988 Register on MindBody Coming Up This Week…. Ice Bath w/ Justin Nutt Location: URU Yoga – Airport Every Tuesday & Thursday Pranayama 7:00-8:30 (Regular Class Rates & Passes Apply) Ice Bath: 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. Kirtan: Call & Response Mantra Chanting w/ Brenan & Makayah Location: URU Yoga – 9 Mile Most Thursday’s 7 – 8:15 pm Use your class pass, $15 drop-in, or sliding scale options available Yay! A weekly Kirtan at URU Yoga – 9 Mile!!! In this class, led by Makaylah McCleery & Brenan Woody, you will experience a taste of Bhakti Yoga. Bhakti Yoga is the path of loving devotion. Kirtan is the practice of call & response Sanskrit mantra chanting. Brenan or Makaylah will sing the chant & you are encouraged to repeat it in response! Singing is not required, but it is highly encouraged. You are always welcome to just come sit and see what it’s about before you participate. Brenan plays the hand-drum, and Makaylah plays the harmonium to support the mantras. A few other instruments will be provided, if you decide that you’d like to add to the soundscape… we encourage that you bring any instrument you’d like to add! Mantras are sacred sounds used to focus the mind on the Divine. Names of deities will be used, but this doesn’t mean that you are invoking anything outside of yourself. You are the Divine, and you are chanting to that place within YOU. We will not dive too deep into the meanings of these mantras in this class, instead- we will focus on dropping into the chanting and opening our hearts to our own unique experience. Brenan & Makaylah offer more in-depth workshops and classes to dive deeper into mythology and meaning if you are interested in learning more! There will be no Asana (physical practice) in this class. We will be seated with cushions and other supports. Dancing, standing, or lying down is also available! Just whatever you need to remain comfortable through class. We will burn incense, palo santo, or sage… if there is a student with scent sensitivity, we will forgo the burning of any scents. We will keep the lighting relatively low… but there will be plenty of light to see! ***Please note, that we will NOT be using the powerpoint slides that we have used previously at events. We’d like for this to be a more traditional, intimate, and screen-free event. We are working towards creating a song-book to share with attendees, but until then- we will just be singing simple chants from memory! ***Also, if you are unable to pay the entire $15 drop-in, we will accept donations for this class. Pay anything you are able! We just want you to show up and experience this! Venmo: @makaylahmccleery ***If you are feeling any hesitancy, we invite you to release your inhibitions and just come give it a try! You will be met with so much love, support, and patience. If you have any questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com Update Profile | Constant Contact Data Notice Sent by firstname.lastname@example.org powered by Try email marketing for free today!