★★ ★★ ★ Hatha Yoga ★ March 4, 11, 18, 25 9: 30 am ~ 11: 30 am (I want to do it outside if the weather is good) Okumura Exchange Center ★ Asayoga ★ March 6, 13, 20, 27th (Sun) 6: 00 am ~ 7:30 am at radish mountain cemetery ★ Furoyoga★ March 7, 24th 2:… Continue reading March Schedule
Indian guru Osho has many wise words to share about relaxing. Here are some of his thoughts on the myriad ways relaxation helps the body and mind. The first step in relaxing is the body. Remember as many times as possible to look in the body, whether you are carrying some tension in the body… Continue reading Osho: Do not “Hurry Hurry”
★★ February Chika yoga ★★ ★ ★ Hatha Yoga (this is a class that will slowly, carefully loosen up every corner of the mind and body) February 5, 12, 19, 26 from 9: 30 am ~ 11: 30 am at the Okumura Exchange Center Massages available after class ★ Asayoga ★ (a sunrise yoga class) February 7, 14,… Continue reading February Yoga Schedule
It is possible to make your own meditation cushion! I purchased colorful felt from Fukushi-center in town and stuffed it with a small pillow. It is washable and removable as well. During asana, this cushion makes difficult yoga positions more achievable. When you take a sitting position during meditation, this cushion elevates the rear and… Continue reading Handmade Felt Meditation Cushion
This spring break, my best friend Chiho Katsuyama will host a Yoga & Art Retreat in Ogasawara. It is a little early, but FYI. Participants from the mainland are also welcome!
Although I believe that yoga cannot heal physical or mental diseases, I do believe that yoga can relieve stress that has built up in your body over time. If you keep doing yoga for a long time, you can become truer to yourself and begin to choose a life free of stress. By continually practicing… Continue reading Things to Consider When Doing Yoga
Tel: 04998-2-3386 Email: email@example.com Connect with me on Facebook ! Website: http://www.pelan.jp Accommodation available at Pelan Village, with the lowest rates on the island and the best community. Address: Chika Shimizu Pelan Village, Chichijima Komagari Coffee Mountain, Ogasawara, Tokyo, Japan 100-2101 Please feel free to reach out with any questions.
Yoga Websites: Space-Be : a fantastic yoga studio hosted by Fuku Iida, traveling Yoga guru & teacher. Swami Rama Ashram : a meditation and yoga retreat in northern India in Rishkeshi. I spent 10 days here with Fuku Iida and it was an enlightening experience. … Continue reading Useful Links to Yoga Resources
What is Chika Yoga? My name is Chika Shimizu (Ebihara). The kanji character for “Chika” means one thousand flowers. After I started practicing yoga, I began to familiarize myself with chakra, which are the very important energy points in the human body. One chakra is called the shahasrara chakra which means one thousand petals. After… Continue reading What is Chika Yoga?
Rentals Yoga Mat: Free Yoga Under-mats: Free How to Pay Most classes are donation based. Please place donation in the small box by the entrance. Donations go towards furthering your teacher’s yoga education, so it all ends up going back to making your classes that much better! 🙂 Some classes have a set price: Private… Continue reading Yoga Class Information