Words of Wisdom from the Great Ramana Maharshi

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Quotes | No Comments
Words of Wisdom from the Great Ramana Maharshi

Ramana Maharshi was an awe inspiring sage whose presence adorned the celebrated sacred Arunachala Hill during much of the 20th century. He was known throughout India and the rest of the world as the humble sage whose peaceful presence and commanding gaze changed the lives of the many who came to visit him. His calm demeanor […]

Labor Day Yoga Class Schedule

Labor Day Yoga Class Schedule

The online schedule for Labor Day Yoga Classes (Citywide FREE Day of Yoga) is up on Yoga Illumined mindbody! *Just sign in using mindbody as usual, and the class will ring up FREE. Please arrive at least 20-30min before your class start time on this day, as classes can be surprisingly popular!       5:00-6:30am […]

Ashtanga Yoga Classes in the Tradition of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga Illumined Studio | No Comments
Ashtanga Yoga Classes in the Tradition of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Yoga Illumined is thrilled to have Christine Anderson and Steven Joyner lead our Ashtanga Program taught in the lineage of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. This energetic and athletic style of Yoga practice appeals to those who like a sense of order — sequencing is familiar, modular, consistent — and for those who have a lot of […]

Rebecca’s Elephant Journal Article: Biggest, Boldest, Bravest Life Means Coming Home

Posted by on Aug 29, 2015 in Yoga Teacher Training | No Comments
Rebecca’s Elephant Journal Article: Biggest, Boldest, Bravest Life Means Coming Home

Elephant Journal has published another one of Rebecca Harris’ pieces, perhaps her most personal and raw piece to-date. “As I reflected, suddenly living my biggest, boldest, bravest life wasn’t about the next country or the next thrill. It was about being my most vulnerable, my most raw, which meant facing my fears and going home—because being […]

35 Healing Quotes by Amma, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi

Posted by on Aug 29, 2015 in Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Quotes | No Comments
35 Healing Quotes by Amma, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi

Spiritual leader and humanitarian “Mata Amritanandamayi Devi” recognized throughout the world simply as “Amma,” has served the world-community for decades, imparting wisdom, healing, strength and inspiration to many. Through her amazing acts of love, inner strength and self-service, Amma has captivated herself to millions and inspired many to follow in her path of self-sacrificing devotion […]

How to live a Stress-Free Life

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Yoga Illumined Studio | No Comments
How to live a Stress-Free Life

“Greatest thing in life is the pressure of life,” Guruji, Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati, said this years ago.  We live in such a fast-paced world with so many little stresses that can build up unconsciously.  The practices of yoga were created eons ago to give us tools to handle the demands of life. So how to […]

15 Quotes by Guru Gelek Rimpoche

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Quotes | No Comments
15 Quotes by Guru Gelek Rimpoche

Kyabje Gelek Rimpoche is a Tibetan Buddhist Lama who hails from Lhasa Tibet in 1939. He studied under two of the Dalai Lama’s same instructors who tutored the current (14th) Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. He is the Founder and President of Jewel Heart International in Ann Arbor Michigan—a spiritual, cultural, and humanitarian organization that translates the […]

Dive in Deeper @ Yoga Illumined

Posted by on Aug 22, 2015 in Yoga Illumined Studio | No Comments
Dive in Deeper @ Yoga Illumined

At Yoga Illumined, we encourage everyone to dive into the deeper, more mystical, more magical aspects of Yoga.  Our emphasis is on experience, not just blind faith.  When you have an understanding of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, as passed on by our lineage of yoga masters and Gurus, you get an understanding of how […]

Glow Yoga + Live DJ! *YOGA ILLUMINATED*│Aug 28th

Glow Yoga + Live DJ! *YOGA ILLUMINATED*│Aug 28th

GLOW YOGA + LIVE DJ *** YOGA ILLUMINATED, Friday August 28 9-10 pm Zoe Mantarakis leads you into dance ILLUMINATION while Keli Marks’ MUSIC sets you on fire. It’s Summer Time in Austin.  Let the Inner GLOW shower LOVE supreme. Zoe Mantarakis is known for her uniquely sequenced and challenging Vinyasa Yoga classes. She infuses […]

Kirtan with Sumukhi and Jason McKenzie + Henna Potluck

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Henna Party & Potluck, Kirtan, Yoga of Sound | No Comments
Kirtan with Sumukhi and Jason McKenzie + Henna Potluck

Kirtan with Sumukhi and Jason McKenzie, Fri August 21 8-9:30 pm Kirtan is call and response chanting. Awaken the Heart with chant.  $15 Suggested Donation, no one turned away.  Just a beautiful night of song. Sumukhi Birthday Henna Party & Potluck Sat, August 22 7-9 pm  It’s a Devi, Goddess night and all are invited […]

Restorative Yoga + Live Music │ Monday, August 24th 7:30pm

Restorative Yoga + Live Music │ Monday, August 24th 7:30pm

Join Kate Smallwood and Jen Hitt for restorative vibrations. Jen will play & sing while Kate helps us move our bodies. Held in the beautiful Yoga Illumined studio. 3801 South Congress, Suite 111 Austin, Texas 78704 This level-free class is appropriate for all bodies and beginners are welcome. Restorative Yoga is a deeply relaxing way […]

Tyagaraja Music @ Yoga Illumined │ Friday, Oct 2nd 8:00pm

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Yoga Illumined Studio, Yoga of Sound | No Comments
Tyagaraja Music @ Yoga Illumined │ Friday, Oct 2nd 8:00pm

Conscious Music at a Conscious Venue Tyagaraja at Yoga Illumined Oct 2nd 8pm $20 suggested love offering donation, no one is turned away for lack of funds.  Visit Tyagaraja’s website (philosophy, music, permaculture), Tyagaraja as a solo musician (Solo Music) and Tyagaraja’s newest project Light Wheel. Join us for an intimate evening with performing artist and visionary Tyagaraja. Tyagaraja […]

Cosmic Shakti Flow + World Fair Market | August 18 – 8:45 pm

Cosmic Shakti Flow + World Fair Market | August 18 – 8:45 pm

Yoga Illumined presents Cosmic Shakti Flow + World Fair Market: Tuesday, August 18 – 8:45 pm Zoe + Chelsea Hover co-lead a very special Cosmic Shakti Vinyasa class inspired by journeys of cosmic expansion near and far. All levels welcome! Followed by Tea Time and chillaxin’ and an opportunity to shop Chelsea’s world market wares from […]

Kirtan with Rick Franz and Friends | Oct 1st – 7:30 pm

Kirtan with Rick Franz and Friends | Oct 1st – 7:30 pm

Yoga Illumined presents Kirtan with Rick Franz and Friends: Thursday, October 1st 7:30-9:30 pm “Chanting is a way of getting in touch with yourself. It’s an opening of the heart and letting go of the mind and thoughts. It deepens the channel of grace, and it’s a way of being present in the moment.” -Krishna […]

Meet-n-Greet for Yoga Illumined Teacher Training

Meet-n-Greet for Yoga Illumined Teacher Training

Meet-n-Greet Dates: Aug 30th and Sept 13th 6:30-7:30 pm Meet-n-Greet for Yoga Illumined Teacher Training. And free evening gathering to meet the teachers, visit the studio space, and gain more information about our 200-HR Yoga Teacher Training Program beginning in Oct 2015. Where: 3801 S Congress Ave, Suite 111, Austin, TX 78704, United States Find out […]