Plants have been used for thousands of years in cultures around the world to aid in meditation and to cleanse the spirit. The sense of smell is our only sense directly linked to the limbic lobe of the brain. The limbic system is connected to parts of the brain that control memory, pleasure and emotions, as well as physiological functions such as heart rate, hormonal release and breathing. As a result, calming aromatic plants have profound effects on our physical and emotional bodies. Restorative yoga is a practice designed to unlock tension and encourage genuine relaxation. The marriage of yogic and plant-based therapies will balance the nervous system, revive your senses and leave you feeling renewed.
This will be the last Magic Carpet class until 2013 and we are going out with an herbal bang! We will be working with three incredibly powerful plants. Cardamom is known to give clarity and joy and is also particularly good for opening the flow of prana in the body. Ginger, called vishwabhesaj or "the universal medicine," will warm you up just in time for Winter's arrival, while the smoke of Palo Santo will calm your overactive mind and cleanse your spirit. After you bask in these scents and some deep yogic slumber, we will feed your hungry belly an Ayurvedic, herb-inspired meal and send you home happy.
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"Tucked away on the third floor of the Sixth Street Community Center, Alphabet City Sanctuary was created by the community for the community. We are a collective of various disciplines of movement, wellness, and healing - ranging from various styles of Yoga, Tai Chi, and Dance to consultations in Western Medicine, workshops in Acupuncture, Meditation, Body Work, Ayurveda, and more. Our mission is to provide an affordable local resource for physical and spiritual health for our neighbors and friends. We continue to grow as our community grows, embracing new ideas and energies that fold into our vision." ~ Alphabet City Sancturay Mission Statement
I look forward to many wonderful nights of yoga with you all in the coming months!
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About Clover and Timothy
Clover and Timothy was founded by herbalist and yoga teacher, Alicia Marrin. Through Clover and Timothy, Alicia educates others on the healing properties of plants and empowers people in their own self-care. Please visit www.cloverandtimothy.com to see a full description of offerings and workshops.
Through Clover & Timothy, Alicia offers:
Herbal + nutritional consultations
Handcrafted tea, tinctures, syrups and skincare
Personalized home apothecaries + kits
Ceremonial elixirs + care packages for special events
Private, semi-private, and prenatal yoga
Alicia believes in providing accessible support to all who seek to improve their health and thus works on a sliding scale basis. If you are interested in learning more about any of the above, in collaborating in some way or scheduling a class or consultation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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