October 2019 
As we move fully into fall, think about taking a walk, or many! Walking is one of the best forms of exercise - easy on the body, good for the nervous system, and a way to take in nature's beauty. Take a saunter, look around. Breathe. Enjoy this beautiful earth we get to live on!

Class Schedule 
Location: 305 Glenwood Drive, Chapel Hill, NC
call for more info/directions: 919-257-7814 or email: hardarshan@matashaktiashram.org
Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm 
Fee: $15 drop in or $10 per class when purchasing a 5 class pass.
Class topics for this month:
Oct. 3: "Nature Speaks"
Yoga Kriya for the Radiant Body
Breathwalk meditation outside
Oct. 10: "Your Amazing Life"
Yoga: Surya Kriya
Meditation to Experience the Gift of Life
Oct. 17: "How to Find Joy"
Yoga Kriya for Elevation
Meditation for Self-Stimulation into Ecstasy
Oct. 24: "Joyful Living, Right Now"
Yoga: Total Balance Kriya
Blissful Meditation
(this week concludes our theme of Joyful Living that we've been focusing on for the past 100 weeks! Next week,we will do HarDarshan's favorite yoga set and meditation to finish out the month!)
Oct. 31: 
Yoga: Stress set for Adrenals and Kidneys
Every Heartbeat Meditation
Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Workshop in Oriental
at the Yoga Studio
Sunday, October 20
2:30 - 5 pm
Contact Susan to reigster: 252-249-2220
Save the Date!
Workshop with HarDarshan and Barbara:
"Feeding the Emergence, Not the Emergency"
Uncovering, Discovering, and Recovering: Finding your Center in the midst of Chaos.
Sunday, November 10
1 - 4:30 pm
We will practice Kundalini yoga and Meditation, have a sound bath with flutes and gong, do art, somatic practices, & have fun!
Art supplies, snacks, and tea included. Fee is $75
All gender identities welcome.
Pre-register by November 5 by contacting HarDarshan:
hardarshan@matashaktiashram.org  919-257-7814

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Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training, Level One                             

Level One Kundalini Yoga teacher training takes place each year in Chapel Hill and is held one weekend per month.
Inquire about dates and request an application:
Level Two: "Vitality and Stress" will be offered in Chapel Hill spring or summer of 2020. Contact me for more info and stay tuned!

Sacred Words
this month's wisdom quote
"Stay in your own lane. Comparison kills creativity and joy."
Brene Brown
Sacred Table
this month's recipe for health and happiness!

HarDarshan's Mocha Java Mousse

1 1/2 cups raw cashews, soaked overnight
3 TB cacao powder
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 1/2 TB espresso or strong coffee
1/4 cup melted coconut oil
1/2 TB vanilla extract
Coco whip for garnish (available at Whole Foods in freezer section)
shaved chocolate, for garnish
Place all ingredients except coco whip and shaved chocolate into a high speed blender. Blend until smooth and creamy.
Place into individual small bowls and top with coco whip and shaved chocoate.
Refrigerate until ready to eat.

website to check for class schedules, etc.,  https://matashaktiashram.org.
  FengShui/sacred space consultations: https://sacrednest.com
   For psychotherapy services: https://sacredlistener.com
(Next HSP class will be held on October 9)
Service Opportunity
Mata Shakti Ashram welcomes your support! How can you help?
Time and Talent: help with yard and garden maintenance, upkeep of classroom and workshop/training spaces, vegetarian raw food prep, help with social media and technology. Talk to your friends and personal community about Mata Shakti Ashram, for we are truly "grass roots"!
Finance/Funds: Donations of money to assist Mata Shakti Ashram pay the overhead cost for the current space, pay guest teachers, and provide some scholarships to those in need. Let us know how much you are willing to pledge monthly or yearly over the next year to 5 years, as we prepare the non-profit status. Every donation will receive a class pass to share with a friend to acquaint them with the ashram.
Thanks to Kevin Millar, Lisa Brown, Sahej Anand Kaur, Jennifer Pittman, Lindy Hoeft, Joni Liebel, Michelle Hill, Sat Inder Kaur and Karta Purkh Singh of Kansas City's Param Tirath Ashram, Elke/Keval McCalla, Ranpreet Kaur, Shirin Negmodjanova, Connie Boston, Mary Radulescu, Barbara Lynn Freed, Updesh Kaur, Florence, Wasalisa Davison, Harbhajan Khalsa, Param Terath Kaur and Ashley Jackson, who have already given their support!
Stay tuned for an open house, and contact HarDarshan for more information: 919-257-7814 or hardarshan@matashaktiashram.org
Sacred Listener, Transpersonal Counseling and Kundalini Yoga, Chapel Hill, NC