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Saturday 8:00am

Just imagine—-it hurts a little to get up early, but then you find your way to 1406 S. Negley Avenue and it feels warm and friendly.  It’s OK to eat a light snack right before practice because we will start with an extended centering, intention and …

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December: Affirmation Yoga

Saturdays, December 1, 8, 15 and 22 Extended Practices from 8:00 to 9:30 am Join me for Extended Practice sessions from 8:00-9:30am.  Our focus this month will be on affirmation yoga.  We will do a full, holistic practice that will be physically, intellectually and spiritually challenging. …

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Winter Class Descriptions

Check out the Winter Schedule during our preview in December (December 8-22, 2012)! MATRIKA YOGA An all-levels practice that combines techniques for physical postures (asana), breathing exercises (pranayama), visualization, stretching and relaxation from Tibetan, Chinese and Indian yoga traditions.  Explore sensation and movement in body and …

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Practice, Dharma & Brunch

Join Sharon for this deep yoga study opportunity on the third Sunday of every month (no classes in July or August). We start with a practice of deep, long-held asana—-in a combination of yin-restorative styles that incorporates aromatherapy, breath and energetic therapies. The practice is supported …

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Good Reads for Kids

So far, I’ve limited my “good reads”* list to books for adults.  But,, as my 5-6 year old son has started to expand his capacity for narrative, we’ve been reading longer books and we’ve recently found a few true gems.  I’m inspired to offer my dear …

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Day 2, Week One: Home Practice

I was surprised, but I really loved the opening sequence of one-minute downward dog poses followed by one minute standing forward bend poses.  This opening sequence was both grounding and inspiring. Otherwise, I’ve got three words about today’s practice: Too Much Triangle.  And, really, I’m a …

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Meditation Series

This fall, Yoga Matrika is offering a 12-week Meditation Series facilitated by Bhante Pema. This is a very unique opportunity in Pittsburgh to study and practice meditation. By making a 12-week commitment, you will start to see the benefits of regular practice over the course of …

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