November Newsletter – November Now!
Now November!! Reminder to all:
This Saturday night Daylight Savings ends…..Fall Back turn your clocks one hour back!
I will be out this Saturday November 1st!
I will be here this Sunday November 2nd.
My Sunday Schedule:
Washington Ave. Joy Yoga
7:30 AM Sun Salutations, 9:30 AM Basics, 12 Noon Joy Flow, 1:15 pm Slow Flow
November I will be out the 5th through the 9th. We will continue our work through the chakras. The chakras are the major energy centers in the subtle body. The location of each chakra correlate to a major counterpart that resides in the physical body. The chakras are connected by energetic channels called nadis. Chakras reflect what is going on in our body, mind and spirit. Chakras are spinning energy centers in the subtle body that spin along an energy pathway. Chakras correspond to various aspects of the body’s physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual state.
This month we explore the last two chakras in our weekly chakra series.
November 5th – 9th I will be out
November 10th – 16th 3rd Eye Chakra Ajna
November 17th – 23 Crown Chakra Swarasrara
November 24th – 30th Various Practice – Thanksgiving week
Each class we will align ourselves with the chakra for that week, through Pranayama, Mudra, Mantra and Meditation.
New Class Schedule:
• Tuesdays 7:30 PM Dynamic Fitness Pearland, TX
• Wednesdays 4:30 PM Slow Flow Joy Yoga Voss RD
• Thursdays 7:30 PM Dynamic Fitness Pearland, TX
• Saturdays 7:30 AM Sun Salutations, 9:00 AM Basics, 12 Noon Beginners Workshop – Joy Yoga
• Sundays 7:30 AM Sun Salutations, 9:30 AM Basics, 12 Noon Joy Flow, 1:15 pm Slow Flow – Joy Yoga
November 16th, Sunday 2:30 pm – 4:40 pm
Yamas & Niyamas: An Ethical Yoga Practice
In this workshop explore the first two Limbs of Yoga’s Eight Fold Path set forth by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras. The Yamas and Niyamas are yoga’s ten ethical guidelines to the practice. This is the foundation to yogic thought. This workshop will bring a technical, tangible and relatable context to these ideas of an ethical practice.
Workshop will include:
Yamas-Self Restraint, Self Control and Self Discipline
Ahimsa-Nonviolence or Compassion
Satya – Truthfulness
Asteya – Nonstealing
Brahmacharya – Nonexcess or Abstinence
Aparigraha- Non-possessiveness or detachment
Niyamas- Observance, Duty and Obligation
Santosha – Contentment
Svadhyaya – Self Study
Ishvara Pranidhana-Surrender or Celebration of Spirit
About Melanie Comegys:
Melanie is registered with the Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 200. She has completed an entire year of study in Yoga Ethics. Her practice of Ethical Yoga has led her to a greater understanding of the very foundation that Yoga is based upon. Melanie now teaches others how to incorporate these abstract ideas into a yoga practice to create the multilayered practice that the original yogis had intended.
Sunday November 16th, 2014, 2:30 – 4:30pm
Joy Yoga Center Washington, 4500 Washington Ave. Suite 900, Houston, TX 77007
$40 (15% discount for members)
Registration & Questions
For registration, visit http://www.joyyogacenter.com or email
New News! New News! New News!
I have begun my 300 Hour Training with Christina Sell. Christina Sell is a teacher located in San Marcos Texas. The majority of my training in the last year has been from her online courses and classes. She has been a direct influence on my training since August of 2011 when I was in my 200 HOUR Teacher Training. My direct teachers in yoga teacher training were learning from Christina Sell directly and passing those teachings on to me. I have since begun a direct training from Christina Sell in hopes to receive the information directly as opposed to second hand through other teachers.
In the next year not only will I be involved with a month by month online course that will take up all of my spare time, but I will also be taking part in seven weeks of five day intensive trainings with Christina Sell, Giaconda Parker and Sam Rice. I hope that when I have completed my Training in November 2015 there will be a noticeable difference in the way that I teach that will bring my students the most updated information in regards to form and flow styles of yoga.
I know that many of you will stay as my students for the next year and will be receiving the direct benefits of the training that I will be partaking in. Many of you may see changes occur that can possibly change the direction of your own practice. And for all that attend my classes you will be receiving directly the knowledge that I will be learning, so this will be a year of transformation for you too.
I am wishing us all luck during this time. And I am very very excited for you to receive these teachings as I am learning them. I am feeling inspired and enthusiastic for all of my students, my yogi peers taking this training with me, my teachers as they embark on bestowing their knowledge onto others and for myself. From November 2014 to November 2015 will be a year of intense and profound change that I’m ready for and happy to take my teaching to the next level so that I may be better service to you all.
In love and light, sending you all bright blessings for the new year! Happy Halloween! Be safe!