Posts Tagged "yoga and spirituality"

A Return or a Re-Turning?

Posted by on Jun 1, 2020 in carson city yoga studio, home practice, yoga philosophy | 6 comments

A Return or a Re-Turning?

The following blog post began as a journal entry and became a letter to you, if you are here and reading. It is from Amy, owner of Carson City Yoga. There are a lot of words, and no pictures. It is long, and there are more questions than answers, so consider this fair warning. Read at your own risk, and then, if you can stand to be uncomfortable, go ask your own questions. Dear Friends – I want to to tell you this today. I want to tell you that my heart hurts. I want to tell you that I am feeling such deep sadness. I am about to send out a newsletter to announce the re-opening of our...

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Your Practice is Calling

Posted by on Mar 20, 2020 in home practice, yoga philosophy | 1 comment

Your Practice is Calling… (Expanded and adapted from recent CCY instagram posts) Slowing down is a practice. Slowing down is a function of presence rather than time. Slowing down is not something our society is accustomed to, and… we are being invited in this moment to slow down. How is it for you these days? Do you feel the anxiety of setting down the busy-ness? Do you feel the frenzy all around you of online activity? Is it possible to step away from all of that and sit for a moment in the stillness? In the yoga world this week, I have noticed a frenzy as studios and teachers rush to...

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Meet a Teacher: Here’s Amy

Posted by on May 5, 2019 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 4 comments

This month in our meet a teacher series, we introduce you to Amy, the owner of Carson City Yoga. You may know Amy from classes, and she is usually your first contact when you reach out to the studio for more information. Amy’s primary job is to hold the studio steady as it grows in to what it wants to be, and to provide support to teachers and students in the process. Read on to learn more about Amy… CCY: Let’s start with a bit of background – when and how did you come to yoga? Amy: Well, it’s been a long and winding road. My very first yoga class was a college class in the early...

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Meet a Teacher: Angela Sullivan

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 2 comments

This month in our Meet a Teacher series, we introduce you to Angela Sullivan, a teacher who has been here in Carson City for many years, and is know to many students as a Master Teacher.  Angela teaches the Men’s Class here at Carson City Yoga, and has some great workshops coming up as well.  Read on to learn a bit more… CCY:  Hello Angela. So glad to have you here. Angela: Thank you for having me. CCY: Angela, you have a very long background in yoga, having been teaching for 30 years now. What first brought you to yoga? And in a nutshell, how did you wind up from that place to...

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Meet a Teacher: Dresden Truesdell

Posted by on Jan 30, 2019 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 2 comments

Meet Dresden Truesdell, our featured teacher for the month of February.  Dresden is our newest teacher in the studio, and is a newcomer to the world of teaching. Here, she tells us a bit about her background, and her path to yoga, and touches briefly on the relationship of yoga to her art. CCY: Hi Dresden. Let’s start with a brief background. How did you come to yoga, and how long have you been practicing?  Dresden: Well when I was about 14 or 15, there was a lot of turmoil going on in my personal life… my parents were splitting up, all this different stuff was happening. And you get...

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