Living, Dying, and Yoga with Janet Stone
From the moment of birth, life becomes a series of transitions -- and death is one of these. We hold so much fear and resistance around this powerful transition for ourselves, our loved ones, and beyond. We will explore the power of nourishing our body through slow, restoring movements, and ease the system’s stress response to allow our nervous system to calm down.
When we face death, even as a concept, we tend to tip into the cyclical fight-or-flight response and contract. In our time together, we will explore ways to channel our energies, physicality, and create more clarity on the wide view of life and the birth death cycle.
To support in facing these moments, this class will drop us into the body, mind, and spirit to find space between longing and aversion (craving more life and wanting to avoid death), allowing our systems to release into a sense of ease, restoring inner balance and equanimity to face life’s big moments.
Janet Stone’s studentship began at 17 under the meditation teachings of Prem Rawat. His reverence for simplicity and finding joy in the rise and fall of life live on in her practice and teaching today. She shares from the alchemy of her own sadhana through bhakti yoga and the eight-limbed path.
In 1996, she traveled to India, the birthplace of her grandfather, and became dedicated to the path of yoga. Based in Bali and San Francisco, she leads immersions, retreats, workshops and more.