Class information

Join Shelly and Leslie every Tues and Thur morning for yoga class.
We have beginners join us all the time, so don’t worry if you are new.
We teach safe, moderate yet energizing yoga for all. We teach the basic hatha yoga postures and often in a flow sequence.
Teaching with consideration of healthy joints for functional movement is top priority.

If you have questions whether our class suits your needs, please email.

Here’s a map and photo of the studio.
Ballet Arts Studio
566 S 5th W Rexburg, Idaho
9-10 am.
$8 drop in. $40 monthly.
cash or check. No cards yet

Also On Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:30 pm Leslie teaches at World Gym in Rexburg. You do not have to be a member, just $5 at the door.

Contact info:
leslie at rexburgyoga.com
208-356-9163
shellyspratling at gmail.com

This info has been checked and updated as of Jul 28, 2014

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Global Legacy of Yoga

A student shared this NPR story after class today, and here is the link for those interested.

The Global Legacy of Yoga
The legacy of Indian yoga master, B.K.S Iyengar, and his influence on yoga in the Western world.

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Warrior 2 and Side Angle Practice

Several class members wanted the playlist and a copy of this flow, so here it is. Each song has a few postures to play with until the song is over. Each person flows at her own speed and stays with each posture as desired.
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Kundalini Yoga in Rexburg

Rexburg yoga would like to support all those who practice and teach yoga in the Rexburg area. So we would like to introduce Katy Willis a Kundalini teacher-in-training and mentored by Felice Austin.

Katy Willis


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Saying the graceful thing to those suffering

Here is some instruction about a general principle of how to know the right kind of response when others are suffering. I am copying the whole story and giving the link from whence it came.

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Illustration by Wes Bausmith / Los Angeles Time
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Sahaja Meditation

We experienced Sahaja Yoga Meditation in class today and some class members wanted more information. I will post links to websites and to some mp3′s that I edited for personal use.
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Quote: And God Said “No”

A quote brought in by a class member. I will have to get more info about the source.

I asked God to take away my pride, and God said No.
He said it was not for Him to take away, but for me to give up,
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Kundalini Yoga Retreat link

Several have asked me about this retreat coming up, so here is the link. Yes, I’m going and I’m happy there is a yoga and meditation retreat so close to home.
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Link for retreat
This is a link to a discount, so you will have to click around to find the info for the retreat and then go back to the discount page to pay.

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Moon Salutation

Early this morning we were able to view the full moon and a total lunar eclipse. Its the perfect opportunity to celebrate in our morning yoga class with the moon salutation.

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Back Care

There is a correlation between back pain and perceived stress. They build and feed off each other into a vicious cycle. The perceived stress heightens the response of the nervous system and increases muscle tension. The tension does not allow the best circulation and thus increases inflammation and back pain.

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Nelson Mandela quote

Our practice this week will be one of the warrior poses as a reminder to meet life’s challenges as a peaceful warrior.

A quote from Nelson Mandela, who died just last week goes like this:

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.

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