This week we will ground ourselves in our intention and bring awareness to the focus of our gaze. We will get curious about how easy or how challenging it may be to settle our eyes when we are challenged in our asana practice and in our daily lives. We will see how the quality of the mind is tied to the ability to focus our gaze, our breath. Our practice is our forever laboratory to learn more about the "self" to help us heal, grow & transform into our most whole, authentic self who is essential goodness, completely unstoppable & absolutely an incredible miracle!
noun- the center of interest or activity.
verb- pay particular attention to.
Be sure to join us Wednesday to noun & verb focus in your practice. We will learn tools to bring more intentional focus to your focus day-to-day and then watch your life change before your eyes. As the saying goes... "what you focus on expands", so where do you choose to place focus?
See you soon!
Love, love, love,
Mark your calendar, we have some great opportunities for connection and service coming up!
August 21st: Girls Rock GR Showcase- FREE!
When: Sunday, August 21- 4:00-5:00pm
Where: Wealthy Theater
What: Click HERE for volunteer opportunities! They need help moving gear and providing lunch on a couple days :) OR just go check out the showcase for FREE (donations are appreciated)!
August 5-7: Grand River Rendezvous- FREE!
When: Friday, August 5- Sunday August 7
Where: Boynton's Landing (Jenison), 825 Taylor Street
What: Paddle sections of the Grand River Heritage Water Trail and camp on the river bank for the weekend at the Grand Rapids Rendezvous. The rendezvous is a free event and there will be no fee for camping. Bring your canoe or kayak and take advantage of the opportunity to paddle downstream as far as Grand River Park (3 miles), 68th Street (12 miles) or Harbor Island (28 miles)
August 10: Guest Speaker Brian Keeley
When: Wed. August 10 EmbodyGR Gathering
What: Brian is coming to talk to us about the Red Project and the Walk to End HIV
August 16th: Rain Barrel Workshop
When: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 6:30-7:30
Where: Rockford Brewing Company- $30
What: Your ticket includes 1 Rain Barrel and instructions All workshops includes everything you need to set up your barrel and take around 45 minutes.
September 10: Walk to End HIV
When: Saturday, September 10 - 10:00am registration
Where: Rosa Parks Circle.
What: Join the EmbodyGR team to support those who struggle with HIV/AIDS.
September 10: Tribute on the Grand
When: September 10 @4:00-11:00pm
Where: Ah-Nab-Awen Park
What: FREE event to create a safer, more exciting river experience for everyone. Read more at WMEAC.org: Tribute on the Grand https://wmeac.org/event/tribute-on-the-grand-2/
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