John's Blog

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Ahimsa and Oat MIlk

The Yamas and Niyamas are yoga’s ethical guidelines laid out a million years ago in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Most of modern yoga finds its tenets here. The Yamas are things you should not do; the Niyamas are things you should. The...
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Yoga, Mindfulness, and the Crisis on Campus

There is a crisis on campus. UVM’s Yoga Teacher Training has an antidote.

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Great!  You are now registered for the 2019 Fountain of Youth Retreat from August 16th-18th! I will be away from email until August 16th.  If you have questions about the retreat you can email me at john@johnmcconnellyoga.com, and I will respond when I...
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THINGS CHANGE

Something that inspires me as the Director of the Yoga Teacher Training program at UVM over the last 5 years is following what the students do after the training is done. I feel so lucky to get to meet these amazing people and then see them go head out into the world...
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John’s Summer Schedule

Here is the update of my schedule this summer.  I'm mostly here for the summer, but hoping for some motorcycle trips...so check the schedule at the studio and drop me a line if you aren't sure. Monday: Sangha Pine - 7:30-8:30pm Tuesday: Evolution - 5:45-7:15pm...
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FABULOUS YOGA OUTSIDE!

ARTSRIOT 6-8PM Wednesday, August 3rd $15 TICKETS Let’s have a Fabulous time outside! We will be taking Fabulous Yoga outside on the grass in front of Great Harvest. We will have great music to do yoga to, taking this opportunity for yoga students to get together and...
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FABULOUS YOGA! June 23rd @ ArtsRiot

FABULOUS YOGA! ARTS RIOT THURSDAY, JUNE 23RD 8-10PM $15 ALL AGES REGISTER ONLINE (or drop-in if space available) This fun class is an opportunity for yoga students to get together and celebrate their own goodness, see the light in their friends, laugh, practice to...
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FABULOUS YOGA – Thursday, June 2nd…ArtsRiot

FABULOUS YOGA! ARTS RIOT THURSDAY, JUNE 2ND 8-10PM $15 ALL AGES REGISTER ONLINE (or drop-in if space available) This fun class is an opportunity for yoga students to get together and celebrate their own goodness, see the light in their friends, laugh, practice to...
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Responding to the news: Do More Yoga

The news in the past few weeks has been downright scary. Many of us feel helpless and/or angry. One of my friends recently shared a YouTube video called Run, Hide, Fight or something like that. It is a public service video put together by the Carmel Police Department...
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