Om Sweet Om Yoga
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Port Washington, NY 11050

Ganesh Chaturthi

This past Monday was the first day of Ganesh Chaturthi, a ten-day period which celebrates the birthday of Ganesh, who is the elephant deity we know from yoga.

Ganesh has always been meaningful to me. He is known as the remover of obstacles, but also ushers in new beginnings. It's a nice coincidence that it happened to land at the beginning of the school year. The date does vary from year to year, so it's not always in sync with the beginning of school.

New beginnings are always full of energy. We have renewed hope, and excitement for what lays ahead. I personally love the feeling of getting a new notebook and some new writing utensils to begin again.

Though it's been a few years since I've sat in a traditional classroom, I am forever a student, and I love to learn something new. It's one of the reasons I think I resonate with yoga so much. Every time I come to my mat, I learn something new.

This fall we are excited to begin again. Lots of new offerings to excite even the most reticent student! Please make sure to check out our workshops and trainings that are coming up in the next few months. We have tried to bring you lots of learning opportunities. If you're not able to join us for those special offerings, hopefully we will see you in class! It's always great to see the people who disappear during the summer back at the studio, and for those of you who never left, we appreciate your dedication more than you know!