Yoga

"Yoga is the practice of tolerating the consequences of being yourself".  ~ Bhagavad Gita

"Yoga is the practice of tolerating the consequences of being yourself."
~ Bhagavad Gita

"The Yoga we practice is not for ourselves alone, but for the Divine; it's aim is to work out the will of the Divine in the world, to effect a Spiritual transformation and to bring down a Divine nature and a Divine life into the mental, vital, and life of humanity".  ~ Sri Aurobindo (Indian Sage)

"The Yoga we practice is not for ourselves alone, but for the Divine; it's aim is to work out the will of the Divine in the world, to effect a Spiritual transformation and to bring down a Divine nature and a Divine life into the mental, vital, and life of humanity."
~ Sri Aurobindo (Indian Sage)

Taking our last breaths of summer.

Taking our last breaths of summer.

Our last Beach Yoga class for the Summer of 2015!

Our last Beach Yoga class for the Summer of 2015!

YogaPsych Health - Pamela Tinkham - Psychotherapy in Stamford, Connecticut

This is at Martha's Vineyard while taking in the last taste of the waves and sand, practicing with one of our ski buddies, Tommy O.  We were practicing for ski season by balancing on one leg in the sinking sand which was no easy task.  Thank you Tommy!  You were superb!

News from Pamela Tinkham LLC

 

 2015 

 

Shal-Om Yoga will be continuing at Temple Beth El on Wednesdays at 6pm, starting 9/9/2015.
Classes are $20
Non-members are welcome to join
All Religious Orientations are welcome!

Call (203) 979-7819 for more information or to sign-up.

 


 

  • Beach Yoga at West Beach in Stamford was a hit and is now finished for the 2015 season.  Call (203) 979-7819 for more information on future Beach Yoga classes.

 


 

 2014 

 

 


 

 

Pamela Tinkham LLC introduces Beach Yoga
with 2 NYC teachers, Angela Hubbs & Jackie Day at West Beach in Stamford, CT!

This class is a combination of...
Meditation, Fitness, Yoga, Reiki, and Massage.
You won't want to miss this one!

Call (203) 979-7819 for more information.

 


 

Yoga and Psychology

Pamela attended the first academic conference on Yoga and Psychology in April 2014

 


 

 2012 - 2013 

 

 


 

 2011 

 

 

3 Warriors at the Beach

3 Warriors at the Beach

Roof top in Jerusalem

Roof top in Jerusalem

Pamela and her Soulmate

Pamela and her Soulmate

Flowing Tree Pose

Flowing Tree Pose

 

The Eight Limbs of Yoga:


1)  Yamas - Ethical behavior one should follow every day

   a.  Ahimsa - Non harm to self or others
   b.  Satya - Loving honesty
   c.  Asteya - Not stealing
   d.  Brahmacharya - Non-excess or moderation
   e.  Aparigraha - Non-covetousness (be happy with what you have)

2)  Niyamas - Personal Observances

   a.  Saucha - Body as a temple
   b.  Santosa - Humble and content
   c.  Tapas - Disciplined commitment
   d.  Svadhayaya - Self sudy
   e.  Ishvarapranidhana - letting go of ego

3)  Asana (posture)
4)  Pranayama (breath control)
5)  Pratyahara (sense withdrawal)
6)  Dharana (concentration)
7)  Dhyana (meditation)
8)  Samadhi (contemplation or bliss, absorption or super-conscious state)

   ~ Sri Swami Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

 


 

The Different Paths of Yoga:


Hatha Yoga - Yoga of postures
Raja Yoga - Yoga of self control
Karma Yoga - Yoga of service
Jnana Yoga - Yoga of the mind
Bhakti Yoga - Yoga of devotion
Tantra Yoga - Yoga of rituals
Yoga Marga - Yoga of meditative/reflective - enlightenment through control of the mind.
Mantra Yoga - Yoga of vibrations
Nada Yoga - Yoga through sound

   ~ The Bhagavad Gita