Yoga & News

"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!

Our last Beach Yoga class for the Summer!

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!

Beach Yoga!

YogaDance at the Greenwich Senior Center!

News from Pamela Tinkham, LLC

 2021 

Pamela will be Certified as an EMDR Therapist this year (2021)
(Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

 


 

 

 2018 

 

Pamela received her Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) certificate.

 


 

 

 2017 

 

Pamela was honored to present a workshop at the first yoga/mental health conference on the East Coast!

 


 

 2015 

 

Shal-Om Yoga 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!
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 2014 

  • You can now "like" and follow Pamela Tinkham, LLC on Facebook.
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    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.

     


     

    Yoga and Psychology

    Pamela attended the academic conference on Yoga and Psychology

     


     

     2012 - 2013 

    • Pamela Tinkham, MSW, LCSW earned her 200 hour Yoga Certificate and is a Certified Yoga Teacher.

     


     

     2011 

    • Pamela Tinkham was featured in a book by Dr. Mark R. Banschick, "The Intelligent Divorce"!
    • Pamela was featured as an outstanding member in the IDEA Fitness Journal.
    • Pamela appeared in the January/February 2011 edition of Stamford Magazine.

     

    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