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January 30, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
Coconut Grove Mind Body Spirit Reading Circle
The Coconut Grove Mind, Body, Spirit Reading Circle is a space to connect with others in the path of constant learning and spiritual evolution. It provides an opportunity to ground your mind and explore books from our mind body and spirit section in a guided discussion setting. This reading circle begins with a short centering meditation, followed by reading and discussion of the book chosen. It ends with a guided meditation and reflection. This reading circle is ideal for those interested in yoga, meditation, spirituality and of course, reading. The reading circle will meet every LAST THURSDAY of the month beginning in August.
Interested? Contact [email protected] for more information!
Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle
When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron
The Ramayana by R.K. Narayan
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh
How Can I Help by Ram Dass
About the Moderator:
Hatha Yoga 800hr E-YRT (experienced Yoga registered teacher )
“I began my professional journey as a Cultural Anthropologist with a minor in Psychology. I worked with indigenous groups and planned parenthood in Panama City, Panama ( my country of birth ) For 5 years after graduating in 1989.
Life led me to move to Miami in the early 90’s where I came across Tibetan Buddhism. For the next few years I studied and practiced Buddhist philosophy and meditation with Lama Kunga and then with Lama karma Chotso. During those years I discovered Yoga and all my focus then went to studying and practicing Hatha yoga, Bhakti yoga and the 8 limbs of yoga under my teacher Dharma Mittra.
I took my first 200 hour Teacher Training in Vinyasa Yoga in 2013 in Miami and in 2015 I headed to New York to study with Sri Dharma Mittra, its founder, where I earned first my 500 hour teacher training certification and then my 800 hour teacher certification in 2017. I have been teaching Yoga and meditation for 6 years now.
I am blessed to have had the opportunity to learn from legendary teachers such as Krishna Das ( Bhakti Yoga ), Amy Ipolliti ( Anusara Yoga ) and from the teacher of teachers, Sri Dharma Mittra himself. I will be forever grateful for the wisdom they have shared with me.
As a teacher I am devoted to helping my students find the most suitable yoga experience for their particular body, level of experience and physical condition, so that they may too enjoy the deeper benefits of the practice of yoga in their daily life.”