Namaste

Yoga for Fort McMurray at Collingwood YMCA

Thursday June 16th   7 PM – 8 PM

 

Organized & Led by YMCA Volunteer Lois!

Come and join us for an evening of relaxation, in support of our Y Family in Fort McMurray.

Cost: By Donation.

Open to all; members & non-members. Please bring photo ID if you are 16 years+ This class will occur in the gymnasium. If you have one, please bring your yoga mat. We will have limited quantities available.

 

Namaste

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A Mohiniattam dancer making a Namaste gesture

 

Namaste (/ˈnɑːməst/, nah-məs-tay; Hindi/Nepali: नमस्ते Hindi: [nəməsteː]), nah-məs-tay), sometimes spoken as Namaskar, Namaskaram or Vanakkam, is a respectful form of greeting inHindu custom, found on the Indian subcontinent mainly in India and Nepal and among the Indian diaspora. It is used both for salutation and valediction.[1][2]Namaste is usually spoken with a slight bow and hands pressed together, palms touching and fingers pointing upwards, thumbs close to the chest. This gesture is called Añjali Mudrā or Pranamasana.[3] In Hinduism it means “I bow to the divine in you”.[4][5] The greeting may also be spoken without the gesture or the gesture performed wordlessly, carrying the same meaning.

 

 

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