Join me for Sacred Sunday Yoga this weekend on the Insight Timer app! Mindful movement of your body, your sacred temple. Mindful observation of your thoughts and sensations, awakening sacred awareness. Offer yourself this sacred time and space to cultivate ease, resilience, self-care, and metta, loving-kindness.
Watch on your phone, computer, or stream on your TV. This all-levels vinyasa yoga class invites you to connect to body, mind, and breath. These yoga livestreams are free to attend.Click here to join!
It feels like the morning struggles again, with life on daylight savings time requesting I wake up before my natural time clock. I thought I was loving my mornings then just that one hour earlier reminded me how I used to resist waking up and wanting to press snooze. Raise your hand if you can relate! 🙋🏽♀️
So what did I do?I woke up!! To break a habit it starts with noticing, catching yourself in the familiar thoughts and physical reactions. Then choose…go down that same road or switch it up, change the channel, do something different!
My Spiritually Fit Yoga circle on the Insight Timer app hosts weekday meditations and yoga, Monday-Friday 730am PST and 930pm PST. I queued up I AM Affirmations for Vibrant Health by Kenneth Soares and kept my commitment to meditate at 730am PST.
Stick to new morning meditation habit: 1
Snooze and grumble OLD habit: 0
I confess, the temptation was strong, to press that snooze button, and right now I really need my daily routine. It means a lot to me to commit to my self-care, to my mental, emotional, and spiritual health. Setting the tone of my day with affirmations, and ending my evenings with gratitude, are my medicine. Especially with the isolation of this last year, my mind has had too much time to indulge in doubts and fears.
Mindfulness, yoga, remembering to serve a highest good…they keep me going, in equanimity, and are my preventative measures against self-sabotage.
Meditation can lead you into the light of awareness.
I AM AWAKE. I AM AWARE. I CHOOSE TODAY.
Life is the great teacher. What lesson are you being asked to learn today? What is trying to get your attention right now?
Saturday October 29th 8:30-9:30am – “Yoga for a Cause” with me at Athleta in Walnut Creek
I’m guest teaching at Athleta in Walnut Creek this Saturday October 29th to support National Breast Cancer Month. This class free with an optional donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Join me for this fun, empowering community Baptiste yoga class.
Athleta 1272 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek
Sunday October 30th 9:30-10:30am – “Sunday Yoga” with me at Lululemon Walnut Creek
I’m guest teaching at Lululemon in Walnut Creek this Saturday October 29th to support National Breast Cancer Month. This class free with an optional donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Join me for this fun, empowering community Baptiste yoga class.
Whether you’re brand new to yoga or an experienced yogi, this heart-opening workshop is for you! Continuing with her “Beyond Yoga Poses” workshop series, Amelia will lead you through a process of self-discovery and inquiry to bring you closer to identifying what you really, REALLY want to bring into your life.
Learn how pranayama, drishti, asana, and meditation can help you manifest your intentions, bring balance into your life, increase your ability to create connections, and help you manage stress. Based on student requests after her last workshop, Amelia will focus on how to use your yoga practice to tame cravings in your life. You will leave with tools to deepen your yoga practice in class, at home, and off your mat in your daily life.
Be prepared for a gentle yoga practice.
Bring your journal.
Bring a friend (the more the merrier!)
Bring your open heart and mind.
Leave this workshop experiencing “aha moments” and feeling refreshed, renewed and relaxed.
Note for previous attendees: this workshop contains new material…it is not a repeat of previous workshops.
Testimonials from Amelia’s students: “Your workshop was exactly what I needed right now…thank you so much!” “I’ve heard of drishti before but, I had never really applied it to my yoga practice or thought of bringing it into my life. The drishti exercises were really impactful. Thank you!” “Thank you for reminding me to breathe. I always forget and I appreciate how you bring breath into your teaching.”
BEYOND YOGA POSES: LIVE WITH INTENTION, CREATE HEALTHY HABITS, TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE. A New Year’s Yoga Workshop for all levels with Amelia Andaleon
Sunday January 24th 2-4pm at The Yoga Fusion in San Ramon
$25 for full 2 hour workshop – with advance registration
Feel like you want to make changes in your life but, you can’t quite get them to stick? Whether you’re brand new to yoga or experienced yogi, this workshop is for you! In addition to learning the foundation and intention of basic yoga poses, Amelia will lead you through a process of self-discovery and inquiry to bring you closer to identifying what do you really, REALLY want to bring into your life. Learn how pranayama, drishti, asana, and meditation can help you manifest your intentions, bring balance into your life, increase your ability to create connections, and help you manage stress. You will leave with tools to deepen your yoga practice in class, at home, and off your mat in your daily life. Be prepared for a gentle yoga practice and bring your journal and your open heart and mind.
Inspired by the inversions workshop I took yesterday with Patrick Beach and Carling Nicole, I worked on handstands today. In this pic it’s obvious I need to work on my core but, my initial focus is just to get my hips over my shoulders, and using my hips to get up instead of my legs. Getting upside down, facing my fears, and breathing in each messy, imperfect moment…on my journey to myself.