I'm so late blogging! Here is the February edition of the Bright & Beautiful Newsletter I write. Check it out at this link if you want to see the many lovely photos:
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Bright & Beautiful Newsletter
Communicating The Highest Good
February is the ultimate month of elements. We've got to work in harmony with the cold in order to really prosper. I usually dress warm & fuzzy in February, but here I am in the elements of Arizona, a far cry from our chilly, damp Chicago. I'm grateful to experience all aspects of Mother Nature this month.
I know I'm slow on the uptake with this horrible banking info, but it's still distasteful stuff. Why do people act like robots when it comes to money and power? Read stomach turning info on how our tax dollars are making even more money for those we bailed out here, here, here & ...sigh....here.
And on the empowerment side of things, check outStoryCorps.org - a neat organization dedicated to recording personal stories. Find out how to record and submit your own story. And, YES, your story is important.
SYRIA - what the hell is going on? How can we help?
India. January-February 2013. The largest gathering of human beings in history. This isKumbha Mela. Sound dramatic and incredible? It is! This event happens only once every twelve years and is a life changing event. Read all about it.
My teacher is Rod Stryker and he is a master yoga teacher and author of The Four Desires. I'm so excited that he visits Chicago soon and does a...
LECTURE & BOOK SIGNING AT WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST BOOKSTORE!
Thursday, March 15
Get your copy of The Four Desires signed or purchase a copy there.
Stream or download a complimentary lecture on the Four Desires Course.
Read my interview with Rod Stryker about facing your "shadow side" in The Four Desires process inYOGAChicago Magazine.
And more great news, Rod Stryker teaches three amazing workshopsin Chicago March 16-18. Workshops are on The Four Desires, Ayuredaand - this one's amazing - The Sun, Moon & Fire. I'm assisting him and really look forward to practicing with you and him.
Chicago MedMob Action: The next MedMob is March 10, 2012 from noon-1PM. Join us on thisInternational MedMob day. We'll be meditating with people simultaneously around the world.
I use MedMob and every time I meditate to participate in the Year Long Global Meditation sponsored by Himalayan Institute. It's a rough world out there. Tuning into yourself is way to heal others by healing yourself. If you want to learn how to meditate, email me. It's an important and transformative practice.
And, as always...
Groupons, Groupons: Lookie here.
Half price theater and spa tickets for everywhere found here.
Micro-lend to hard working folks here.
February Yoga Workshop
A ParaYoga Fire Practice to Warm Your Soul
Sunday, February 26, 2012 in Buffalo Grove, IL. I'm excited to teach this three hour workshop on the transformative fire of yoga. Click here for more info.
March Yoga Workshop
I'm also psyched to teach an 8 hour intensive at Moksha Yoga studio as part of their 500 hour teacher training program: Tantric Vinyasa with Mia Park Sat, Mar 3rd.
I teach private yoga classes.
Go deeper with your yoga practice. I offer mindful private yoga instruction to individuals and groups. You'll receive a custom catered practice. Group discounts and gift certificates available. Email for details.
My public yoga classes:
@ Moksha Yoga River West
Starting March 1st!
@ Moksha Yoga Logan Square/Buclktown
COMING IN MARCH: A public yoga nidra class. I'll guide you into deep relaxation and rest. All levels class.
I also teach at LPAC gym and to private clients. My full teaching schedule is here. Be my guest to my gym class! Email me.
MiaParkYoga.com is my yoga website. Great things happening.
It's still cover girl time!
I'm still thrilled to be the cover yogi for YOGAChicago Magazine and to be their Featured Teacher. A bonus is that my interview with Rod Stryker is also in this issue. It feels great and humbling being recognized.
I'm proud to be a certified ParaYoga Level I teacher. This is the culmination of studying with tantric teacher Rod Stryker for six years. Friend ParaYoga onFacebook.
A-Squared Theatre Workshoppresents, "My Asian Mom". This comedy/drama sketch show is my brain child and I produce in and act in this super fun show. We run:
Fridays and Saturdays
May 4-26, 2012 * 8PM
1225 W Belmont * Chicago, IL
$15 General Admission * $13 Student and Groups of 10 or More * Purchase tickets here.
Here I am in the current Koream Journal. The article is not online, but you can pick this up at your local newsstands.
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“all journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.”
– martin buber
Mia Park is a ParaYoga teacher in Chicago, IL, specializing in teaching Basic Yoga for Advanced Misfits, as well as teaching people how to cut through the junk to shine on.