, Washington Dc (PressExposure) January 04, 2008 -- Many Americans have long embraced yoga for personal fitness and health, and also as a path toward self-awareness and inner tranquility. Whether you are new to yoga or a long-time practitioner, the compelling photographs in Spiritual Essence Yogaâs first calendar offering will be an 18-month source of inspiration. Illuminated by beautiful body art, while offering monthly themes for practice and spotlighting the benefits and cautions of each pose, this calendar is appropriate for all practitioners and those interested in beginning a yoga practice.
Now that the hustle and bustle associated with the holiday season of giving is over, each of us would do well to set aside some time to focus our energies inward. Success in the New Year starts here with great holistic health encouragement from Smith-Rogersâ commitment to uplifting communities through yoga.
Registered Yoga Teacher and certified Thai Yoga Massage Therapist, Dana Smith-Rogers presents these remarkable images of holistic wellness in an artistic way. The serenity of each pose and her bright spirit is captured perfectly in each photo. The company is also donating a portion of proceeds to support Breast Cancer Research and Awareness
WHO: Dana Smith- Rogers, Founder of Spiritual Essence Yoga. Registered with the Yoga Alliance, Smith Rogers has practiced yoga for more than 6 years and is a member of the International Association of Black Yoga Teachers (IABYT) and the Mid Atlantic Yoga Asso each position and the benefits and cautionary use the chosen of each pose. The company is also donating a portion of proceeds to support Breast Cancer Research and Awarenessciation (MAYA).
WHAT: Yoga Expressions â 18-Month Calendar. Using head, heart, mind, and body, Yoga Expressions demonstrates how a fusion of our physical and spiritual worlds can create flexibility, strength, confidence, and well-being. Each of the positions pictured will inspire practitioners to transcend limitations and achieve a new sense of personal balance in the "serene extreme." Each month's image also features an uplifting and motivational quote from some of the most renowned spiritual leaders the world has ever known, including, the Dali Lama, Gandhi and Buddha. Photos are also accompanied by the name of each position and the benefits and cautionary use the chosen of each pose. The company is also donating a portion of proceeds to support Breast Cancer Research and Awareness
WHERE: Spiritual Essence Yoga Calendar Release will be held January 25, 2008, at Lotus Lounge, 1420 K St NW, Washington DC, 20005, as part of a grass roots initiative to increase awareness about the benefits of practicing yoga relative to breast cancer prevention and breast cancer survivor treatment/recovery. Additionally, Spiritual Essence Yoga Calendars can be hand delivered to local bookstores. The calendar is also being marketing to local African American bookstores in the Washington DC Metropolitan area
WHEN: Friday, January 25, 2008
ABOUT SPIRITUAL ESSENCE YOGA Spiritual Essence Yoga was established in 2003 and offers an array of classes and holistic wellness services. To reserve classes online or for more information visit the Web site at http://www.essenceyoga.net, or call (301) 574-FLOW (3569). Press release distribution by PressReleasePoint(http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/)