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Cultivating Joy in Your Practice & Life

September 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Saturday, September 15

2-5 pm

In a world that is full of suffering and pain, it is important to simultaneously cultivate a deep sense of joy and passion. Without this, we feel empty, we become depleted, and trouble keeping up with our lives. As a result, we may feel confused, trapped or isolated.

Mudita is the sanskrit term for joy which is unadulterated by self-interest, or happiness for no reason.  In order to feel non-competitive joy with others, we just first be able to feel it in ourselves.

Joy comes from a sense of childlike wonder, playfulness and co-creative connection with others and our world. Yoga asana and breath awareness offer us a field for study. In this field we build trust, safety, connection and resilience.

Join Cynthia for an afternoon exploration of the joy body in yoga asana. This workshop is open to all levels of students.


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Register Early for the workshop and save $15!

$45 – Register by September 6th

Regular Rate: $60 after September 6th


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About the Instructor:

Cynthia Bates is a seasoned Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) at the Intermediate Junior II level. Her goal as a teacher of yoga is singular, to inspire transformational experiences that lead to positive life change. For Cynthia, injury, illness and trauma can all be used as a skillful means for spiritual practice. She is a devoted student of Manouso Manos, Victoria Austin, B.K.S. Iyengar and the Iyengar family with whom she had the honor of studying with in India in 2010, 2012 and 2014. She furthers her education by assisting Manouso Manos weekly in public classes and participating in specialized yoga therapeutics training with Manouso Manos and Lois Steinberg.

Read more about Cynthia at



September 15, 2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


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