433 W. Grand Avenue Escondido, CA 92025

Light * Goodness * Purity

A Beautiful Yoga Studio in Escondido, California

Informative Documents

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THE FEET

A helpful document about the importance of our feet to our bodies, our lives, and our yoga practice.

 http://sattvafitness.com/TheFeet.pdf 

Studio Invocations

Studies have shown that when a person chants it can stabilize the heart rate, lower blood pressure, produce beneficial endorphins in the body, and boost metabolic processes. It perfectly complements the physical practice of asana.


In the yogic tradition, we open and close each class with the following Sanskrit chants:


HATHA YOGA CHANTS

 

Opening chant:


Om, Asato Maa Sadgamaya,
Tamaso Maa Jyotir Gamaya,
Mrityor Maa Amrtam Gamaya,
Om Shantih Shantih Shantih.


O Lord please lead me from the unreal to the real. Lead me from darkness to light. Lead me from death to immortality. May there be peace, peace and perfect peace.


Closing chant:


Om, Lokasamasta Sukhinobhavantu
Om Shantih Shantih Shantih.


May all beings everywhere attain happiness and freedom. May there be peace, peace and perfect peace.


ASHTANGA YOGA CHANTS


Opening chant


Om
Vande Gurunam Charanaravinde
Sandarshita Svatma Sukava Bodhe
Nih Sreyase Jangalikayamane
Samsara Halahala Mohashantyai

Abahu Purushakaram
Shankhacakrsi Dharinam
Sahasra Sirasam Svetam
Pranamami Patanjalim
Om


I bow to the lotus feet of the Supreme Guru
which awaken insight into the happiness of pure Being,
which are the refuge, the jungle physician,
which eliminate the delusion caused by the poisonous herb of Samsara (conditioned existence).

I prostrate before the sage Patanjali
who has thousands of radiant, white heads (as the divine serpent, Ananta)
and who has, as far as his arms, assumed the form of a man
holding a conch shell (divine sound), a wheel (discus of light or infinite time) and a sword (discrimination).


Closing chant


Om
Svasthi Praja Bhyaha Pari Pala Yantam
Nya Yena Margena Mahim Mahishaha
Go Brahmanebhyaha Shubamastu Nityam
Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi


May the rulers of the earth keep to the path of virtue
For protecting the welfare of all generations.
May the religious, and all peoples be forever blessed,
May all beings everywhere be happy and free
Om peace, peace, perfect peace

Sattva Fitness Co-founder Rached Maalouf. Click photo to learn more.
Sattva Fitness Co-founder Rached Maalouf. Click photo to learn more.

Hatha Opening Chant Video

Listen to Sattva teacher Keila-Rae Jenson sing the Hatha Opening Chant.

Hatha Closing Chant Video

Listen to Sattva teacher Keila-Rae Jenson sing the Hatha Closing Chant.

Partners

We invite you to explore the offerings of our local partners:


Sage Hill Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine -  http://www.sagehillacupuncture.com/ 


Brandy's Aerial Yoga & Kettlebells Training - https://www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/CC49XT


Pepperland Recording Studio -  http://www.pepperlandrecording.net/


The JourneyBirds Acoustic Duo - https://www.thejourneybirds.com/


California Homemades - https://californiahomemades.com/ 







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