GODDESS YOGA FOR WOMEN with ERIN KELLY: A proper 90-minute session for YOU to JUST LET IT BE. Goddess Yoga is an offering that Erin has been creating and refining over the last five years that is born of her embodied experience of surrendering to the wisdom of her body & intuitive guidance. These are small group sessions ( 8 women in each class) that offer the invitation and guidance for you to release, to recharge, and to connect to the part of you that knows through fluid movement, restorative yoga postures & healing techniques.
Here's a note from Erin, for YOU
" Hello Beauty
Here's what I know is true
for me and for you
We are love
We are beauty
We are magical and powerful and wise
Our bodies tell the truth
We heal by BEING ourselves
There is nothing wrong with us. There is nothing wrong us. There is nothing wrong with us.
We are cyclical beings...
We thrive when we live in harmony with nature and our natural rhythms and we suffer when we dismiss these needs.
We are made strong through each other because we hold the keys for each other. We can see another clearly and be the hand that holds another steady in the dark.... Even when we are in our own dark.
We Rise together. Our Joy is a magnetic force that is transmitted to all those in our presence through our energy.
Here's what I know is true for me & perhaps you can relate
I learned to be ashamed of my sensual nature
I learned to dismiss my negative emotions
I learned how to live from my intellect
I learned how to always be ON
I learned to sacrifice my needs
I learned to suffer in silence
I discovered yoga at age 16 and immediately felt SAVED.
I learned how to be in my body and developed a sense of devotion and discipline.
In the beginning, Yoga was another way for me to be a hard worker.
Constantly striving & seeking to improve myself under the guise of self-help, self-healing.
I successfully hustled my way into a strictly blissful state!
Bypassed hurt through positive thinking & did my best the only way I knew how...
Through hard work, effort and sheer will.
I believe the breaking point was around five years ago
I found myself barely breathing
in a state of such despair and exhaustion
Something had to Give
My heart broke open with the most sincere request for help shooting out in all directions
I was done trying so hard
I was ready to face my fear of feeling it all
I was ready to deal with my dark side... Whatever pain I had pushed down that had become shame, anger or hurt
The pain of resisting this point of surrender was greater than my fear of letting go
What happened next is hard to explain in words...
Grace happened. I felt held by life again.
I believe this is an initiation experience we each have in our own way.
I spent two years in solitude and burned my life down to the bones
I let myself receive help. I worked with healers. I stopped resisting. I realized I had been strictly living from my head and my heart and reunited with my womb, my body, my creative energy. I became grounded. I felt my feelings and learned how to move my body in ways that healed me without any mental effort.
I began to adhere to a pace that let me breathe and the enjoy the gifts of each day.
I became reunited with my true nature. Renewed my trust with my own instincts.
Let myself BE.
My body taught me how. Nature taught me how. Reading Women who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes altered me at a cellular level :)
Everything in my outer world changed. The gratitude I feel today is out of this world.
My cup is truly overflowing.
This is where GODDESS YOGA comes from
I love that pain can be transformed into compassion, resilience, beauty and liberation.
I love that movement heals.
I love that intuition, emotional freedom and rest are just as vital as intellect, presence, and taking action.
I love to teach. It is my joy to share Goddess yoga with you. Goddess... Because when I read, say or hear this word... I feel love rising in me. Goddess is that part of us that it wise, deeply feeling, and in harmony with truth. Its the part of us that saves us when we are done trying, that carries us through with grace. Yoga means union.
You are GODDESS. You are the beautiful essence of this word. I want you to feel it in your body.
This is for you to to let yourself be, to feel good and better and free. There are ways to move that can release so much, ways to move that can heal and liberate. There are ways to rest that give you clarity.. wisdom speaks before words as sensation in your body.
Im teaching what I have to share from embodied experience. Im sharing my ways of devotional practice that have helped me the most. I promise to show up fully and to create a sacred space for each of us to be free.