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"If you follow my unique yoga sequence to the best of your ability, you will live a better, healthier, and more peaceful life. A life that's in balance, and most likely a longer life as well. Your attitude--your entire outlook--will improve radically along with your body and mind. That's what happens when you tap into the incredible potential of yoga."
~ Bikram Choudhury ~

March Newsletter




Hello from Kelly

In this Newsletter:
March Madness Membership Drive
What is all this talk about ADVANCED Class?
Join us for KarmaDay --March 29th!
March Karma Classes: Big Brothers Big Sisters
Shiny Happy Yogi: Mariah Orellana

Kelly SchraderRight now I am excited and almost giddy to get into the studio to practice, to teach, and to see so many of you dedicated to your Yoga Challenge and to your health. I can't help but be happy! I can't help but notice that other yogis are happy too! The 26 and 2 is a pretty amazing sequence and it brings out the best in us. Let's face it, it is addictive in that oh so fantastic way! 

For those of you that are dedicated to your practice and want to be at the studio more, our MEMBERSHIP Plan is the best way for you to pay for your yoga! All month long we are running a sale on our MEMBERSHIP Plan. With this plan you get unlimited yoga, 20% off all retail and special events, and while supplies last we have a host of discounts and free offers from local businesses in town. We are selling 30 plans at $89 a month (the most affordable way to practice yoga in town!). Don't miss out! Sign up at the front desk today or give us a call, we can handle your account over the phone for you!

Please read on to get more information about our Advanced Class offered every Friday, and ways to get both your yoga-on and your karma- on at the same time. 

Lastly--SAVE THE DATE--because we are going to have a YOGABRATION! Saturday, April 5th, from 6:30 to 9:30 our staff will be hosting a celebration in the name of YOU -- the best yoga community on the planet! Stay tuned for details, and SAVE THE DATE! Tell your family and friends!

Lots of hugs and namastes,

Kelly Schrader, Owner and Yogini
Bikram Yoga Grass Valley / Nevada City

March Madness Bikram Style!
UNLIMITED yoga for $89 a month, AND discounts at our studio, AND coupons and tickets to events and businesses in our community! It's a no-brainer!

We began this sale March 1st and sold our first 30 slots at $79 a month! We are in our second slot and have less than 20 remaining! Get this deal while you can! Take advantage of this deal today AND reap the added benefits of coupons, discounts, and tickets to some of Nevada County's favorite businesses at the same time (while supplies last). 

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What is all this talk about ADVANCED Class?
Are you interested in taking your practice to the next level? Check-in with Justine to see if you are ready, and if you are, she would love to have you in class!

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Show a little Karma LUV!
Saturday, March 29th, ALL-day, ALL-classes, raise funds, awareness, and support Kylie Hart as she embarks on her life-long dream!

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March Karma Class
Big Brothers Big Sisters Nevada County

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Shiny Happy Yogi: Mariah Orellana
Our Student of the month!

We're all about celebrating our students here at BYGVNC, and what better way than to feature one of you each month. Many of you have inspiring stories about how you found Bikram Yoga and the positive changes it has brought to your life, and we're excited to share them here as motivation for all.

Mariah's story:  

Yoga has been a part of my life for a while, but in the last year it has become a significant part of my life. It has become my personal time and my grounding place. Practicing yoga has helped me in many ways, the most obvious being the physical benefit, increased stamina and improved sleep patterns. Besides the physical benefit, the act of spending time focusing only on my body and nothing else has created space for mental and emotional healing to occur.  Yoga has brought a sense of relief to my crazy hectic life, and amazingly that feeling has not diminished over time. Every time I enter the yoga studio I feel an overwhelming sense of relief and I know that I am in the right place!


A few more questions for our Shiny Happy Yogi:

Q: How long have you been practicing?
M: I have been practicing Bikram for the past year, but I have been practicing other styles of yoga (mostly in my living room) for the past 6-7 years.

Q: How often do you practice a week?
M: Recently I've been practicing daily, I like to practice at least 5 times a week.

Q: What is your favorite pose?
M: This is a tough one...lately I have really been loving the stretch that I get from eagle pose, but this changes.

Q: Where do you spend your time when you are not at the studio?
M: Outside of the yoga studio I can be found walking my dogs at the yuba river or another one of our beautiful trails, and most likely foraging wild herbs along the way, working with the family's catering service, or studying Ayurveda.

Q: What do you love?
M: I love tasty food, yoga, and good company.

Q: What is your favorite quote?
M: "This too shall pass."

Q: What advice would you give a first-timer?
M: Listen to your body, and don't be too hard on yourself!

Q: Who's someone in your life you'd love to see join you in the room and why?
M: Everyone!

Q: Say one nice thing about the person who first told you about Bikram Yoga.
M: A good friend first told me about Bikram yoga, and I will be forever grateful to her because of it! She is a beautiful person with a beautiful heart and lots of love to share.

Q: Do you have any yoga goals for the future?
M: To use yoga to protect my body, and mind, from whatever stresses life will bring. A few pictures of Mariah in our advanced postures that she demonstrated in our recent Three-Set-Class.



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