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CLASSES:

Yoga Book Club:

Here’s a chance to let inspired wisdom from your bookshelf transform your daily life. In Yoga Book Club, new concepts and habits sink deep into your mind, body and spirit, creating profound, positive change.

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This is where insightful, supportive women come together to get wise about living well. Part book discussion, part life coaching and part yoga class, we enjoy a light hearted approach to soul deep learning. Classes are at the Warren Building Studio, 90 Washington St. in Wellesley, MA. Call Wellesley Recreation at 781-235-2370 to register.

Sign up soon for this fall!

 

Hallelujah AnywayRediscovering Mercy by Anne Lamott

A Mind at Home with Itself, How Asking Four Questions Can Free Your Mind, Open Your Heart, and Turn Your World Around by Byron Katie

We’ll begin the fall season with HALLELUJAH ANYWAY, Rediscovering Mercy by beloved bestselling author, Anne Lamott. For years, Lamott has been a companion and guide for those who want to live with kindness and grace, even when messy, human imperfection is all we have to work with. As she illustrates in her newest book, mercy helps.

In Session 2 we’ll explore the much anticipated new title from Byron Katie: A MIND AT HOME WITH ITSELF, How Asking Four Questions Can Free Your Mind, Open Your Heart, and Turn Your World Around. As past members of Yoga Book Club know, Byron Katie can change your perspective permanently. She offers tools for profound spiritual awakening, as well as for loving the life you have.

Thursdays 9:30-10:45 AM
90 Washington Street, Wellesley
Session 1: 9/14/17 – 10/26/17 (no class 9/21)
Session 2: 11/2/17 – 12/14/17 (no class 11/23)
Call to register – 781 235 2370
$140 residents; $150 non-residents 

Winter session will feature Designing Your Life, How to build a Well-lived, Joyful Life, by Bill Burnett & Dave Evans

Min. 5 – Max. 15

The Yoga Book Club with Cory feels like a weekly retreat, like I went to Kripalu with some dear friends except it’s Thursday and I am at the rec center! If you need (and who doesn’t) a place to focus on building happiness, strength, and love for yourself look no further.

– Nancy Joyce, Wellesley resident

Yoga book club with Cory is an amazing experience.  Cory has an innate ability to connect with others and help people to access their own deeper truths. I have grown more resilient emotionally and more compassionate and insightful because of yoga book club.  I recommend it highly to anyone who is interested in personal growth!

– L. Landers, Wellesley

I tend to read a book and forget the title, definitely the author and can barely remember the ending without some help. And with self-help books I maybe jot down a couple of key ideas to try to remember. But with Yoga Book Club you get to live through the book for a few weeks, discuss it, practice yoga around it and meditate on it. It really starts to sink into your life.

– C.C., Wellesley

Yoga Book Club titles have included:

  • The Book of Joy by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, with Douglas Abrams
  • Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton
  • Diana, Herself by Martha Beck
  • Finding Your Own North Star by Martha Beck
  • A Thousand Names for Joy by Byron Katie
  • The Artists Way by Julia Cameron
  • Happiness is an Inside Job by Sylvia Boorstein
  • The Joy Diet by Martha Beck
  • Daring Greatly by Brené Brown.
  • Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo

We talk about all kinds of interesting stuff. We stretch, strengthen and breathe through yoga practices specifically designed to integrate each idea. We enjoy each others company, learn a lot, and take fresh insight and inspiration into our lives. Join us!


SPEAKING:

MAKE MINDFUL PRACTICE YOUR OWN – Sunday, October 15, 7:30-9:00pm, Laughing Dog Yoga Studio, 159 Linden St., Wellesley, MA.
Hosted by Wellesley Mothers Forum. All are welcome…
Register Here

Topics:
Mindfulness for Busy Moms
Tame Your To-Do List (So you can love what you do all day!)
Meditation at Home  – Beginner Practices for Busy People
Problem Solving Super Powers
Spiritual Super Powers of Motherhood (and how to use them)
Cory is available to speak to mothers groups, book clubs, local libraries, educators, parent groups, yoga studios, lunch and learn series…

RETREATS:

3rd Annual Wellesley Wellness Retreat

Self-Care to Thrive in a Busy World

Sunday, January 28, 2018.

8:00 am – 3:30 pm At The Hunnewell Carriage House at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St., Wellesley MA

Register now!

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WWR 2017 pics with thanks to John Harmon Photography

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2nd Annual Within Life Coaching and Yoga – Weekend Retreat at Good Commons

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Registration opening soon for a spring weekend getaway in Plymouth, Vermont: April 27-29, 2018

Yoga, coaching, an afternoon hike, and farm-to-table dining, all with an amazing group of women. You are not going to want to miss this. Find out more…