About Jackie, The Baseball Bloggess

Loves the 4-6-3 and the serial comma. All baseball is good baseball, but when the Orioles or UVa 'Hoo's take the field, it's great baseball. Baseball historian ... because baseball touches everything. www.thebaseballbloggess.com And, for the Yoga ... www.peacefulhands.com

Yoga This Week!

Will there be a Downward Dog today? 

Let me answer your biggest question first …

YES! There will be class tonight at Peaceful Hands Yoga at our regular times …

4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The main roadways, along with most secondary roads, are clear and so is the studio parking lot. That said, I know that some of you might have issues on your driveways or side roads.  If you’re not sure about your roads or are uncomfortable being out this afternoon … then please stay in and unroll your mat at home!

The aftermath of bad weather affects us all a little differently.  I try to make the best decision for the class … but I rely on you to make the best decision for you.

Join us if you can.  If you’re in doubt, don’t come out!

And, a couple other quick things …

Our first Saturday morning practice of this session will be this SATURDAY, JANUARY 19 at 9:30 a.m.

And, our next Meditation Practice will be SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3 at 4:00 p.m.

Questions and such? Email me at jackie@peacefulhands.com

And, you’ll find general class info, including studio directions, here.

I hope to see you on the mat soon!

Snowfully Yours, Jackie

Meditation Practice On Sunday, January 6

There is a beautiful energy that fills a room whenever people sit in quiet together. You can just feel it sparkle all around and through you.

But, that’s not all. There are also profound and proven health benefits, too.

Stress reduction. Improved heart health and blood pressure. Hormonal balance that can improve sleep and metabolism (even better than dieting!).  And, brain boosting through improved mental clarity, memory (even helping ward off age-related “brain fog”), and better concentration.

Sounds nice, doesn’t it?

That’s all science. But, all the science in the world can’t describe how “new” you can feel after practice … even if it’s your very first time.

Join me this Sunday for a mindfulness meditation practice and feel it for yourself.

Mindful Meditation

Sunday, January 6, 2019  |   4:00 p.m.

Peaceful Hands Yoga

228 Warren Street, Orange Virginia

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2019 At Peaceful Hands Yoga Starts On New Year’s Day!

 

It’s never too late to begin again.

Our 2019 schedule at Peaceful Hands Yoga begins next week … and I hope you’ll join me.

Here are all the details, including info on new classes, new pricing, and an upcoming meditation practice.

Join me once … twice … three times next week. Join me all through 2019. I’d love to see you!

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Some Changes Afoot At Peaceful Hands Yoga In 2019!

Make a cup of tea and pull up a chair. We have lots of 2019 news for Peaceful Hands Yoga to get to …

First, let’s wrap up the Holiday session. The final classes of 2018 are this week on Monday and Wednesday, 12/17 and 12/19.  We’ll be off Christmas week. 

Which brings us to …

Some changes are afoot at Peaceful Hands Yoga in 2019, based on your suggestions and requests.

There will be additional classes, more opportunities for make-ups, a new session option, and updated pricing.  (Don’t worry, the pricing adjustment will still make your classes the best Yoga deal in the region … and, even better than before!)

Here’s how it will work. Continue reading

Yes! There IS Class Tonight At Peaceful Hands Yoga.

Is there Yoga class tonight (Monday, December 10) at Peaceful Hands Yoga? Let’s ask beloved actor Neil Patrick Harris …

That’s a “thumb’s up” from Neil.

It’s never an easy call.  Trust me, deciding on whether we have class when weather intervenes is one of the least-fun parts of having a Yoga studio.

BUT … the main roads between Madison and Orange are clear. Roads in the town of Orange are clear. And, the parking lot at the studio has been cleared.

SO … YES! … we ARE going to have Yoga classes tonight at Peaceful Hands Yoga.

As always, if you’re concerned about your drive, don’t stress.  Unroll your mat at home. But, I’ll be at the studio — I’ll  have it toasty warm —  and if you’re able to join me tonight, please do.

4:30 p.m.   ||   6:00 p.m.

228 Warren Street || Orange, Virginia

Snowfully Yours, Jackie

Tomorrow’s Wildlife Center Open House — Your Questions, Answered!

You knew I was going to remind you once more about the Wildlife Center of Virginia Open House Benefit and Yoga Class tomorrow didn’t you?  Here are some answers to some frequently asked questions.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

9:30 a.m. Yoga Class

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Open House

Peaceful Hands Yoga

228 Warren Street in Orange, Virginia

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I can’t make it to the Open House, but I want to help … what can I do? Continue reading

Yoga Update, Wildlife Center News, & Thanksgiving Blessings Galore …

A few reminders from Peaceful Hands Yoga …

** There will be no Monday/Wednesday classes with Jackie at Peaceful Hands Yoga Thanksgiving week. Classes resume on Monday, November 26.

** Our upcoming Open House/Yoga Class benefit for the Wildlife Center of Virginia is more important than ever!

On Thursday, the Wildlife Center suffered significant damage from the severe ice storm that hit the East Coast. As of Sunday morning, they are still without power (and have no back up generator).

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Fall Session Wraps Up. Holiday Session Begins (Soon).

OK … let’s get our Peaceful Hands Yoga schedule straightened out. Four things …

NUMBER ONE

Our FALL session has been extended and will run through this week – Monday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 7.

Don’t forget to bring paper grocery bags to help the Wildlife Center of Virginia feed their bear cubs. (More info on that can be found here.)

NUMBER TWO

Our HOLIDAY session will begin next Monday, November 12.

It’s easy to get “too busy.”

It’s all you can do to just hang on sometimes.

But, just think of what Yoga gives back to you if you make a little time for it – renewed energy; a more supple and stronger physical body; improved immunity, circulation, and respiration; a refreshed mind; and that vital reconnection of mind to heart. Continue reading

No Yoga Tonight 10/31 ~ Here’s Your Homework

Sorry folks, there will be no class again tonight (Wednesday, Oct 31) at Peaceful Hands. 

We’ll extend this session through next week and start a shortened Holiday session the following week that builds in a bonus class.  More details on all that soon.

In the meantime, I’ve asked these skeletons of 1929 to lead you through a Halloweeny vinyasa …

 

If you know of anyone who might not get this email in a timely fashion … could you let them know for me?  Thank you for your understanding!

Spookiciously Yours, Jackie

No Class Tonight — Monday, Oct 29

Argh! I’m very sorry but I must cancel class tonight unexpectedly.

Just to make things easy, I’m not going to extend the session … instead, I will make sure that the Holiday Session includes a bonus class for everyone to benefit us all!

If you know of anyone who might not get this email in a timely fashion … could you let them know for me?  Thank you for your understanding!

~ Jackie