Category Archives: Yoga

Summer Yoga Camp for Kids

“Learning comes from the Silence, from the deep sense of awareness and love.”
Our kid’s yoga camp will not only bring techniques of yoga but also brings out the aspect of learning itself.
Yoga Bharati  (https://yogabharati.org)   is offering Summer camps for Kids
Where : Pleasanton  Location (Address will be informed at the time of registration)
Age Group : 6 – 12 yrs
Schedule: Mon – Fri 9am – 12 pm
Camp 1 (2 weeks), Dates: June 10th thru June 21st
Camp 2 (Two weeks), Dates: July 8th thru July 19th
Contact : shilpa.kurku…@y…com

International Yoga Day 2019 Celebrations

Celebrating 5th International Day of Yoga on June 9 in Neilsen Park, Pleasanton and June 16 in Emerald Glen Park, Dublin. You can attend both or one of the events. RSVP links are below.
Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice, an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature. By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help in well-being.
Let us come together to practice and celebrate this International Day of Yoga!
This will be a FREE yoga class!
60 minutes Yoga Asanas followed by Guided Meditation by Sowmya Kadaveru.
Please join with you family and friends. Kids around 10years are also welcome.
RSVP required: June 9 in Neilsen Park, Peasanton. RSVP: http://tiny.cc/iyd2019p . June 16 in Emerald Glen Park. RSVP: http://tiny.cc/iyd2019d
Contact: Sowmya. 860.671.7202. sowmya.kadaver…@a…com

Kids Yoga Summer Camp from Yogabharati

Learning comes from the Silence, from the deep sense of awareness and love. Our kid’s yoga camp will not only bring techniques of yoga but also brings out the aspect of learning itself.
Kids Summer Camp(6-12 yrs); Mon – Fri 9 am-12 pm
Camp 1 (2 weeks), Dates: June 10th thru June 21st
Camp 2 (2 weeks), Dates: July 8th thru July 19th
Summer Camp Highlights:
Yogasanas, Pranayama and Meditation
Field Trip in the local areas on second friday of each camp.
Vedic Math
Yoga-basedart
Samskrit Chanting
Life skills and Ayurveda basics
Healthy organic snacks
Children’s yoga performance and much more..
Fees:
Pleasanton Location (6-12 yrs) – Half Day Camps
One camp (One week) – $169
One camp (two weeks) – $295
Camp (three weeks) – $445
Two camps (four weeks) – $590
For details call (408)768-4301

Interest in Vedanta in Tri Valley?

Is the community interested in Vedanta inspired talk series conducted by an Advait Vedanta monk / Swami from Shri Ramakrishna Order on monthly basis in Danville / San Ramon?Potential schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8pm, & Saturday 11am, but not finalized.
Topic is open to requests & follow Q&A with Swami:
General Spirituality
Emotional Intelligence
Bhagwad Gita
Upanishads
Yogasutra
Karma
While Vedanta scriptures may be tagged “Hindu,” they’re not in conflict with any organized religions & don’t seek to propagate religions. Vedanta teachings are based on universal unity that go beyond & inclusive of organized religions as well as incorporate ideas & scientific conclusions from neuroscience, western philosophy, & psychology etc.. Vedanta compassionately acknowledges inquiring curious minds.Please email at jnnai…@g…com if interested. Please spread the word in your network & have anyone who may be interested email me.** Check out https://vedanta.org/what-is-vedanta/ OR https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vedanta to learn more about Vedanta.** Visit http://theberkeleyvedanta.org/our-origin to learn about Shri Ramakrishna Order and the monk leading the Tri Valley talk series.

Get Fit, Stress Less and Smile More with Yoga Pranayama

Namaste,It’s time to start a healthy, Prana-filled Yoga Practice. Take your first class free! You will have more energy, lose weight, tone the abdominal muscles, develop strength, reduce stress and improve flexibility.Classes are taught by a Certified Yoga Therapist. The class size is small, attention to safe alignment and personalized instruction. Spots are open in:  
Lunch-hour Session / Friday – 12.30 – 1.30pm Monday / Wednesday / Thursday – 9 – 10am –
Women’s Batches Tuesday / Thursday  – 10 – 11am –
Women’s batches Saturday – 7 – 8am / 8.15 – 9.15am / 10.45 – 11.45am Sunday – 7 – 8am / 10.30 – 11.30am
Men’s Batches – Wednesday evening – 7 – 8pm  / Sunday morning 10.30 – 11.30am Call 510 229 8038 or email me for further details.
Warm Regards,Asha
Yoga allows you to rediscover a sense of wholeness in your life, where you do not feel like you are constantly trying to fit broken pieces together.” B.K.S. Iyengar

Hatha Yoga Classes for Women in Gale Ranch

New Year Resolution- Work with Yoga & Pranayama towards better health and positive energy
Hello, Come, join Hatha Yoga Classes for Women in Gale Ranch
Beginner’s Classes, Few spots open, personalized attention, detailed alignment information, sequence list given to each student to facilitate regular home practice.
12-Session Course will focus on Active Stretches, Dynamic Pranayama techniques, Losing Weight, Toning, Developing Fitness and Strength.
Timings: Women’s Classes :
Weekdays : Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Friday : 9 – 10am
Monday / Tuesday / Thursday : 10 – 11am
Special Low Monthly Discount Price for New Students!!             
Classes are taught by a Certified Yoga & Pranayama Therapist. I have been teaching for 14 years, in India and in San Ramon. My focus is to introduce my students to authentic Yoga practice – based on mindful movements, mindful breathing leading to focused attention and less stress.
Call to reserve a Free Trial Class this week.
Only 6 students per class, so reserve your spot.
Call 510 229 8038 for more details or email me.
Namaste, Asha

HCCC Young Adults’ Social Event

Young Adults’ Social Event
Who: 18 – 32 year olds invited
What: 1st EVER Social Event
When: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 11:30 AM – 01:00PM
Where: Livermore Shiva-Vishnu Temple Badrinath Hall
Why: Professional Development, Mentoring, Networking, Socializing & FUN!
Guest: CEO & Community Leader (to be announced)
Yoga, Priest lead Aarthi and Prizes, Free Lunch Provided
Further details, please email to ec_young_adult…@l…com

Yogathon – 108 sun salutation challenge

Dear Ones, Join us over 50 Cities around the world celebrate the Yogathon 2018 (www.yogathon.org), the largest Yoga Charity Event in the World in October. Register at: http://tiny.cc/yogathon-dublin Date: October 13, Saturday. Time: 8.45 AM to 11 AM. Venue: Gale Ranch Middle School, 6400 Main Branch Rd, San Ramon, CA 94582.
#RISEFORACAUSE and take on the challenge of doing 108 (or any number you can) Sun Salutations together with hundreds around the world who believe in staying fit, having a good time and helping out a worthwhile cause. You can join Dublin Center or Register virtually! Help us to spread the word or just register for a good cause. Funds raised from Yogathon will support Care for Children, mostly poor kids from rural and tribal areas, first generation learners, children who get a free meal and a free education that can turn their lives around. You can turn their lives around. Registration Fee $25/-, Donations Welcome. Free Training sessions: On Sunday’s: At 8am to 9am at Dublin center. RSVP required. Link: http://tiny.cc/trainingyogathon2018 . Looking forward to your participation! Any Questions please call Sowmya Kadaveru  | 860.671.7202, Anu Gupta | 203.249.6852

The happiness program – yoga

The Sudarshan Kriya: The masterpiece of the Art of Living Course is a powerful breathing-based technique called Sudarshan Kriya, or the healing breath. Sudarshan Kriya incorporates specific natural rhythms of breath to release stress and bring the mind to the present moment effortlessly.
Yoga: Stretching and low-impact yoga for health, circulation, and body stillness
Other revitalizing breathing techniques that increase energy and deeply relax the mind and body.
Guided interactive processes.
Practical wisdom to deal with the daily challenges of life .
Some of the Benefits of the Course
~ Reduces stress.
~ Increases health & well being.
~ More ease & joy in personal and professional relationships.
~ Greater creativity and clarity of mind.
When: Aug 25th-27th
Weekday : 6:30pm to 9:30 pm | Weekends: 9:30 am to 12:30 am
Where: 6690 Amador Plaza Rd, St 215, Dublin,CA-94568
Register: https://www.artofliving.org/us-en/program/153412

Yoga for Cancer, A Cancer Survivor – Free Talk @ Pleasanton

Namaste, Yoga Bharati Pleasanton is hosting an Information Session/Talk on Yoga for Cancer by Shri Prakash Shellikeri ji, a senior yogi from Pune, India.
Prakash ji gives an inspirational talk about his journey of metastasized cancer with hopeless situation and how taking refuge in Yoga at Prashanti (SVYASA’s health center), Bangalore, led him to positive health without any radiation or chemotherapy.
This is a motivational talk about his experience which not only helps with cancer but many other major ailments.
When : 14th April
Time : 4 pm – 6 pm
Location: 4410 Clovewood Lane, Pleasanton
This is a free event and all are welcome. Please come by.
Please RSVP at 408-666-7929 and let me know # of people attending at the earliest so that I can make necessary arrangements.
Thank you!

Spirituality & God -Discussion/Meditation: Sun Apr 1st

An informal study/discussion/Meditation group, not particularly aligned to any belief system/guru/tradition, but open forum to share noble spiritual concepts and ideas of all kinds.
Next Meeting on Sunday, April 1st
Check out http://www.neospirituality.org/ or send an email, if interested to join.
We also share/exchange inspiring spiritual books in our meetings.
FREE participation & Networking!
Vijay
http://www.neospirituality.org/
[email protected]

Spirituality & God – Study/Discussion Group

Spirituality & God— Mostly monthly meetings. Next one on Sun, Feb 4th. An informal study/discussion group, not particularly aligned to any belief-system/guru/society, but open forum to share noble spiritual concepts and ideas of all kinds.
Check out http://www.neospirituality.org/  or send an email to spiritualityne…@g…com, if interested.
We also share/exchange inspiring spiritual books in our meetings.
or join us in Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/neospirituality/
Thanks,
Vijay

Art of Living’s Happiness Program

Art of Living’s Happiness Program

The start of a year is the best time to make a new beginning. Especially if your resolutions include discovering and fulfilling your true potential.
Through The Happiness Program you’ll learn practical and powerful  techniques that will enable you to gain a greater vision of who you are and benefit you for the rest of your life. The centerpiece of The Happiness Program is Sudarshan Kriya, or SKY breathing meditation, a powerful breathing technique that uses specific, natural rhythms to not only release stress at the deepest level, but also balance and integrate mind, body and heart.
SKY breathing meditation may not be the only means to wellness in body and awareness in the mind, but it sure is one of the easiest techniques I know.
So effortless, it doesn’t require directing or ‘watching’ the mind, and always effective – even when mind is busy or upset. Ask about research conducted by 70+ published studies showing numerous benefits. Even better, find out for yourself why 370+ million people around the world practice it.
Sign up now – http://tiny.cc/Happiness2018-Jan6-8

The Art of Living Happiness Program (October 6-8, 2017)

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The Art of Living Happiness Program

Present moment is not linear, it is spherical. It is both vast and deep.  When you go deep in meditation, you experience this, and you realize that everything is in this moment only. – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
The Art of Living Happiness Program teaches practical tools and techniques that boost mindfulness by making it easy for us to live in the present moment. Come, join us the weekend of October 6-8 and make it your own experience!
Register at tiny.cc/Happiness-Oct6-8
Speaker Bio:
Sweta Patt holds an MBA in Global Business and Marketing and is an accomplished technology architect serving The United Nations, Kaiser Permanente and other multinational, global clients since 1998. A doting mother and loving wife, Sweta is also passionate about hiking, biking and classical dance. She teaches the Art of Living Happiness Program to serve her community and share the secrets of breath and benefits of mindfulness and meditation.
She derives her inspiration to empower others from her teacher, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, and is dedicated to sharing his vision of creating stress-free, violence-free societies by working at the individual level.

Hatha Yoga Classes for Women & Men in Gale Ranch

Hello, Come, join Hatha Yoga Classes for Women & Men.
Few spots open, personalized attention, detailed alignment information, sequence list given to each student to facilitate regular home practice.
12-Session Course will focus on Active Stretches, Dynamic Pranayama techniques, Losing Weight, Toning, Developing Fitness and Strength.
Special Classes for Prenatal , Hypertension, Diabetes, Migraines, Back Pain, Shoulder & Neck pain with emphasis on Therapy Yoga Asanas, Meditation, Ayurvedic home remedies and Pranayama.
Timings: Women’s Classes :
Weekdays : Tuesday / Thursday / Friday : 9 – 10am
Weekends : Saturday : 7 – 8am / 9.30 – 10.30am
Sunday: 8 – 9am / 9.15 – 10.15 am
Men’s Classes : Wednesday : 7 – 8pm / Sunday , 10.30 – 11.30 am
Classes are taught by a Certified Yoga Therapist. 
More Details at : www.shavasana-in-action.blogspot.com
Call to reserve a Free Trial Class this week.
Only 6 students per class, so reserve your spot.
Call 510 229 8038 for more details or email me.
Namaste, Asha

 

Gift of Yoga for Health and Happiness

Hello Yoga Lovers,
You are invited for a Free Yoga session: “Gift of Yoga for Health and Happiness” in the occasion of International Yoga Day on 4th June, 3.30pm to 5pm at our Tri Valley Dublin Art of Living Center. Bring a friend!
Art of Living celebrates this event by offering internationally acclaimed community development and educational seminar which introduces how yoga, breathing techniques and meditation can be used as a tool to reduce stress, heighten mental clarity and awareness and improves overall quality of life.
Highly customizable session may include:
●  Interactive yoga session with highly experienced faculty
●  Understanding importance of yoga and breath and how it is related to how we feel
●  Few sample breathing techniques for relaxation, mental clarity and focus
●  Introduction to meditation and Happiness Program
●  Experience of relaxation and rejuvenation technique through meditation
● Q&A
Duration: 90 minutes
Instructor: Certified Sri Sri Yoga Faculty
Contact: 860.671.7202. sowmya.kadaver…@a…com
RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/GOY-June4

Ayurvedic Diet and Lifestyle Workshop

Ayurvedic Diet and Lifestyle
Why person ‘A’ is active and fast moving and why person ‘B’ is slow and steady?
Why my skin is very dry/rough and my friend’s skin is nice/smooth?
Why can some people eat 5-course meal with ease and while others can barely finish a salad?
Why some people can make decisions fast and some people keep changing their mind all the time.
Well, Ayurveda answers all of these questions. We invite you to attend the workshop for answers!
When: February 18th Saturday 12.30 to 1.30 pm
Where: 2297 Tanager Dr, Pleasanton, CA 94566
Special introductory price per family: $10 for paid participants and $25 non members
Call 408 768 4301 for more details about Pleasanton Workshop
For Registration visit http://yogaksemausa.com/upcoming-workshops/

Youth Empowerment Seminar

Give your teens the Gift of Yes! Program – dynamic processes, breathing techniques and yoga –
which will result in lasting legacy of
– Resilience
– Stress relief
– Values and responsibility
– Good health and happiness
Watch what teens who have taken the program have to say
http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=6QqAHhd9LZM&sns=em
Youth Empowerment Seminar Jan 19th – 22nd.
Weekdays 6:30-9:30 pm
Weekend 10:30 am -2:30 pm
Link to register
http://www.artofliving.org/us- en/program/17590
More info: http://tinyurl.com/YES117
Questions, call Sudhir Gondhalekar 510-701-2217, Anu Gupta 203-249-6852

Yoga Bharati – Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Instructors/Foundation Course (YTT-200 &YFC) (Bay Area Chapter) – Yoga Teacher Training (YTT-200) is a yoga teacher training program that prepare the students to teach holistic yoga in the community. This course integrates various aspects of yoga such as asanas, pranayama, kriyas, meditation techniques and the very essence of yogic literature along with philosophy into a holistic composite – thus enabling the students to understand and impart the knowledge of yoga in its entirety. Yoga Bharati conducts Yoga Teacher Training every year in the Bay Area.
Along with yoga practice techniques, we provide in depth yogic philosophy from the ancient scriptures of Upanishad, Bhagavad Gita, and Patanjali Yoga Sutras. We are affiliated to Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation (SVYASA), Bangalore, a premier Yoga University in India.
Yoga Bharati is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance (RYS 200). After completing YTT-200 course, one can sign up with Yoga Alliance to become RYT-200 certified teacher. Additional modules are required to complete YTT-200. Please contact us for details.
YTT (AKA YIC) 2017 Announcement – NEW Branch and New Module for East Bay!
• Pleasanton Location Module 1 (First Half) – 2297, Tanager drive, Pleasanton, CA
For Details visit:  http://yogabharati.org/teacher-training/
– Yoga Bharati Team

Resolve to be Happy this year with Meditation practices

You are invited to a FREE introduction session to Art of Living, Happiness Program on January 5th (Thursday) at 6 pm to 7 pm to get you started and make the best of the resolutions for this year.
In this 1 hours session you get to discover –
1. The tendencies of the mind.
2. 4 Sources of energy
3. Learn a breathing technique and experience guided meditation.
Take away for the participants from this session would be:
1. Learn about and experience the elegant mind-body-breath connection,
2. Using breath and yoga to clear out stress, raise your energy
and bring you to a clear & positive state of mind.
3. Learn a new breathing technique and experience guided meditation.
In this session you also get an introduction to the popular Art of Living Happiness program.
If you have already taken the workshop, please forward the below RSVP link and information to your Family, friends, acquaintances.
When: January 5th (Thursday)from 6 pm to 7 pm.
Location: 1170 Catalina drive, 17 apt, Livermore, California. 94550.
Link to RSVP : http://tinyurl.com/jftdecy
Contact: +1 860.671.7202.

Yoga for Eye Wellnes – Dec 3

yoga-bharti-pleasanton12 Week Yoga Workshop (12 sessions starting from December 3rd ). Yoga Bharati Vision Workshop for Kids.
When: Every Saturday at 11:15AM (80 min duration)
Who can take up?
• Shortsightedness (Myopia)
• Long Sightedness (Hyperopia)
• Astigmatism
• Lazy Eyes
• Dry Eyes
• High Eye Pressure/Tension
• Helps with Vision/Asthma/Allergies
• Simply to help improve memory, concentration and focus
• Yoga Module Special Yoga Techniques such as Trataka (Candle Light Meditation)    yoga_bharati_east_bay_vision_2016
Register online at: http://yogabharati.org/classes Phone :(408)768 4301

Yoga Bharati Yoga Classes in Tri-Valley

Yoga Bharati Yoga Classes in Tri-Valley. Please refer to link below for details. Call (408)768-4301 or email classe…@y…com for any questions. east-bay-trifold-fall-2016
Pleasanton Area Offerings
Adult Wellness
– Tues/Thurs 9.30am
– Thurs 6.30pm
– Sat and Sun 7.30am
Kids Yoga
– Tues/Thurs 4.30pm
Prenatal Yoga

Yoga Therapy, Dynamic Yoga, Kids Yoga, Women’s Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Kids Special Needs Yoga, Individually Customized Home Practice Kits, Online Sessions and Support, Private Sessions as Needed.
Heyam dukham anagatam – Prevention is better than cure – Patanjali

Yogathon – Art of Living, Tri Valley Center

yogathon posterThe Art of Living, Tri Valley Center invites you all to be part of the global Yogathon event and raise public awareness and funds to support the fight against Human Trafficking, a grave violation of human rights, that denies freedom to 20.9 million people around the world including more than 5 million children.
Join us on Saturday August 20th, to connect with your inner Yogi. Whether you are a novice, experienced or merely curious: all you need is a yoga mat and a benevolent spirit. Participants are challenged to execute 108 Sun Salutations (or as many as you can, really!!!!) in a large gathering of fellow participants and join a global movement for education and change.
 Registration Fee: $25 at http://yogathon.org/events/usa/dublin(Choose country: USA> city: Dublin> Individual Registration)
Join us for free training sessions every Sunday, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM at
6690 Amador Plaza Rd, St 215, Dublin, CA 94568 (Art of Living, Tri Valley Center)
Rise for this great cause with us at #YogathonDublin2016 and say #nohumantrafficking

Isha’s Free Yoga -Sunday June 26th 5:00PM, Dublin

On the occasion of International Day of Yoga (June 21st), Isha Foundation is offering Free Upa Yoga session in East Bay.
Date : Sunday June 26th, 2016
Schedule : 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Venue : Glitter Kids, 8941 San Ramon Rd, Dublin 94582
Who can attend : Children above 7 years age, adults and elders.
This is beginners session and no prior yoga experience is
required. This is a 90-minute session introduces Upa Yoga to Children, adults and elders. Yoga postures and breathing techniques are covered in detail. This is a good opportunity to introduce Yoga to your children in the summer.
Sign-up : please send email to : yoga.isha…@g…com.
Please indicate how many people attending from your family.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
Thank you,
Isha Volunteers

Isha USA

‘Get Happy’ SF Meditation Retreat Sat 2nd July with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar $95/-

The founder of Art of Living, philanthropist and Noble Peace Prize nominee Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is leading two sessions with breath work and meditation in the Bay Area July 4th weekend.
One day ‘Get Happy Program’ in San Francisco on Saturday, 2nd July 9 am to 6 pm that will give participants an experience of Sudarshan Kriya, meditation and fun group processes for stress relief. $95/- fee. Link to register
http://tiny.cc/sfgethappy
The two day ‘Get Happier Program’ on Sunday and Monday, 3rd and 4th July at Santa Clara, 9 am to 5 pm for the complete experience. After doing this program, participants will learn a take home practice of Sudarshan Kriya and can come for weekly follow ups for life in any Art of Living center anywhere in the world. There will also be fun interactive group processes, meditation and Kriya.
If participants sign up for both Get Happy and Get Happier together, they can avail of a $50/- discount. Please call us to help you get the discount. http://tiny.cc/sfghcombo
Thanks
Pankaj Gupta 203-249-9153

Yoga of Breath – Free Seminar

Lead by Sr. Faculty of Art Of Living organization Joan Goodrum. This seminar is
• Designed to experience the techniques offered in Get Happy program
• Understand how the quality and success of our life is determined by the state of our mind
• Provides a glimpse into an approach that can increase personal
capacity and gain insight into the laws that govern the mind and emotions
RSVP at http://tiny.cc/yogaofbreath
When: Sunday, June 19, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)
Where; Art Of Living Center for Yoga and Meditation – 6690 Amador Plaza Road St 215, Dublin, CA 94568

The Happiness Program – Sudarshan Kriya®

The Happiness Program – Sudarshan Kriya®
The centerpiece of The Happiness Program is Sudarshan Kriya, a powerful breathing technique that uses specific, natural rhythms to not only release stress at the deepest level, but also balance and integrate mind, body and heart.

Your course will also include:
· Stretching and low-impact yoga for health, circulation, and physical well-being.
· Guided meditation and breathing techniques that increase energy and deeply relax the body and mind.
· Skills for handling negative emotions and situations.
· Practical wisdom for improving focus at work and harmony in relationships.
· Guided interactive processes

By the end of the course you’ll be equipped with specific techniques that you can practice every day. The value of these practices is both cumulative and immediate; you can look forward to continued and increasing benefits. You’ll also have access to ongoing follow-up programs which take place all over the world.
Please note that it’s required to attend all sessions of the course

RSVP: https://register2.artofliving.org/us/civicrm/event/register?id=138811&lcMessages=en_GB&reset=1&_ga=1.262656010.781480049.1459892447
Course dates: 14 Apr 2016 to 18 Apr 2016
Course timings Weekdays: 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM | Weekends: 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Venue Art Of Living – Tri Valley Center, 6690 Amador Plaza Rd, St 215, Dublin, CA 94568 United States