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Doing Yoga in a group with a teacher has so many benefits, but its not always possible to get to class and its also very important to cultivate a home practice. This one hour class is a well rounded sequence designed to support you in your home practice, reminding you that wherever you are, whatever is happening in your life, your Yoga is with you!

This is a one hour Vinyasa Yoga class to help you nurture your home practice. Be safe, rest when you need it, and have fun!

Download Podcast: Vinyasa Flow with Stephanie Snyder




Chants

GANESHA SHARANAM
SHARANAM GANESHA
GAN GAN GANAPATI
SHARANAM GANESHA

We take refuge in Ganesha,
Remover of all obstacles
We call up everything that is Ganesha in our own hearts
We ask for refuge and protection.

SRI KRISHNA GOVINDA HARE MURARE
HEY NATHA NARAYANA VASUDEVA

Beautiful Krishna, Lord of the senses, destroyer of the demon of Ego- Murare,
You are the Lord Narayana, who abides in all things as the sacred heart.

RADHA RANI KI JAI, MAHARANI KI JAI
BOLO RADHA GOVINDA KI JAI, JAI, JAI
RADHE RADHE SHAM, BOLO RADHE RADHE SHAM

We honor and adore the precious goddess Radha,
the beloved of Krishna, the Beloved of all

OM NAMAH SHIVAYA GURAVE
SACHIDANANDA MURTAYE
NISCHPRAPANCAYA SHANTAYA
NIRALAMBAYA TEJASE

I offer myself to the one true Teacher within and without
In the forms of reality, consciousness, and bliss
Ever present and full of peace
Independent being, the vital essence of illumination

BHAJAMANA MA MA MA
ANANDA MAYI MA MA MA
SRI MA JAYA MA JAYA JAYA MA
SRI MA JAYA MA JAYA JAYA MA

O mind, chant devotion to the Mother.
Divine Mother full of bliss.
Divine Mother whose form is Bliss.

JAY JAY GANESHA
JAY JAY GANESHA
JAY JAY GANESHA GANAPATI OM
OM GAN GANAPATAYA NAMAHA

STUDENTS and TEACHERS

To always view authority with suspicion, to believe it's unhealthy to ever submit to another, to see yourself as wholly independent, to believe you are completely free- this is delusion. And this delusion prevents true learning on the spiritual path. But neither can we place spiritual teachers on pedestals, imagining them saintly, finished, above the travails of our daily world. This delusion that the teacher is perfect arises out of the childish mind that still wants to be saved. But spiritual teachers aren't perfect; they too are ongoing processes. In fact, unless teachers continue to work at their own edge, with their own fears and difficulties, they can no longer be effective teachers, because they are no longer connected with others.

-Ezra Bayda