Live True Yoga November Newsletter 2016

I believe the root of joy is gratefulness. Brené Brown once said, "I don't have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness - it's right in front of me if I'm paying attention and practicing gratitude." I do believe in Brown's philosophy. Studies have shown that the more you express thanks, the happier you are. So with that in mind, here is my gratitude challenge to you; I challenge you to write down what you are grateful for every day for 10 days. Start a gratitude journal and look at this challenge as a journey. Gratitude isn't just an assignment, but a habit. A habit that needs to be practiced and nurtured.

It's NOVEMBER...National Month of Gratitude! Many organizations choose to celebrate this in a variety of ways. For example, non-profits increase acts of charity to show gratitude, schools support a gratitude journaling practice, and organizations offer employees opportunities to give back to the community. In honor of National Gratitude Month, Live True Yoga will be participating in the simple act of giving to the Hanover Food Shelf, who services the surrounding cities including, Hanover, Saint Michael, Albertville, Corcoran, and Loretto. There will be a box located at the studio where we will be collecting food items and we strongly encourage you to participate in this generous act of giving.

Through the winter months our events and workshops will continue to expand and evolve as our community grows, so please stay tuned (wine and paint night coming in November/December). Also check out our special Thanksgiving schedule below.

I am ALWAYS very grateful for all of you. Your support each day, week, month, and year is so appreciated.


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FREE Informational Teacher Training Session

Dates: Sunday Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11
Time: 3:00-5:00 pm
Cost: FREE

See if the Live True Yoga 200 hour teacher training program is a fit for you. Meet the trainer Nicole Christianson and get an overview of the program curriculum. The complimentary session begins with an hour-long practice taught in the Live True Yoga methodfollowed by a Q&A session.

To sign up visit

Intro to Meditation Series
Dates: November 6, 13, 20
Time: 7:00-8:00 pm
Cost: $35

Join Niki Hoglund for a 3-week Introduction to Meditation Series at Live True Yoga. Niki has Master's degree from Pepperdine Uni-versity in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family studies. Among her therapeutic approaches for healing, Niki uses meditation, guided imagery, progressive muscle relaxation, and deep breathing.

This series will provide an introduction to the basics of meditation, mindfulness, and how both can be merged with our modern lifestyle. Each class during the series will have a beginning discussion, hands on activity, breathing/relaxation component, a meditation, and an after meditation discussion. The first session will focus on reducing stress, alleviating stress, and how to create more peace in your life. The second session will focus on setting goals and achieving goals; this meditation will also introduce an "anchor object" to work into your meditations. The third session will focus on the power of intention and how to meditate with intention. During the third session, we will also discuss how to set up your own meditation space whether it be at home, work, cabin, or wherever you choose!

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Beginners Yoga Workshop Series

Date: Monday's November 7, 14, 21
Time: 8:15-9:15 pm
Cost: $35/person

The Beginners Workshop Series is designed for students who are beginners. The series gives new students at Live True Yoga the opportunity to learn the basics of yoga and yoga etiquette. There are three 60 minute sessions where you will get comfortable with the most common poses you are most likely to experience in our regular classes. After taking the Beginners Workshop Series you will feel more confident starting your yoga practice. Mats and blocks will be provided.

After completing your series, you will receive $40 off our TRUE Membership (original amount $85).

To sign up visit

Annual Holiday Gift Card Special

November 7th through December 31st

Purchase a 10 Class Package Gift Certificate
for $110 and receive a Live True Yoga tank FREE
(value $130).

To purchase please call 763.445.9886 or email

Gift wrapping included.

Thanksgiving WEEKEND Schedule

Thursday, November 24th:
8:30-9:45 am: Gratitude Flow-75 Minute Practice

Friday, November 25th:
5:30-6:30 am: Vinyasa Flow
8:00-9:00 am: Vinyasa Flow
3:30-4:45 pm: Special Holiday Class: Restore and Revive

Saturday, November 26th:
8:00-9:00 am: Buti Yoga
9:15-10:30 am: Vinyasa Flow-75 Minutes

Sunday, November 27th:
8:00-9:15 pm: Special Holiday Class: Restore and Revive

Chocolate and Wine Barre Event

Date: Friday, December 2nd
Time: 7:15-9:15 pm
Cost: $25/person

Sip, savor, and strengthen! Chocolate is good for your health (in moderation, of course) and can help balance your hormones and heighten senses. Wine contains some of the same elements as chocolate: flavonoids and antioxidants, and moderate consumption can lead to the same effects. Barre needs no flavonoids or antioxidants, it is simply an awesome form of exercise! Exercise gives you endorphins, endorphins make you happy! Wine, chocolate and exercise... we think that sounds like a match made in heaven! All levels are welcome. Push yourself to break a sweat, plie deeper, and hold longer knowing that soon after the shaking sets in, there will be wine & chocolate.
Participants of the Wine, Chocolate, and Barre Event will be led through an hour of Barre and then will enjoy a variety chocolates and wines.

Overcome Your Holiday Sweet Tooth!

Date: Sunday, December 4th
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $35/person

* Are you feeling sluggish? Hangry? Frazzled?
* Do you constantly crave sweets?
* Are you overwhelmed with the pile of leftover Halloween candy or accumulating pile of Christmas cookies?

Join us for a 45 minute workshop with Holistic Nutritionist, Allesia Kolles of Selah Yoga and Nutrition to learn how to combat cravings, balance blood sugars and boost your energy to truly enjoy your holiday season! The 45 minute workshop will be followed by a 60 minute energizing vinyasa flow with a guided meditation.

To sign up please visit

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Live True Yoga
1 Central Avenue West Suite 207
Saint Michael, MN 55376
p: 763.445.9886


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