AstroAsana Virgo

AsrtoAsana* Yoga
Shine Yoga – Hyde Park, Cincinnati
3330 Eire Ave.
Friday, Aug.22, 2014
5:45 – 7:45 pm
*In this unique 2 hour class we will explore the nature of the upcoming Virgo Astrological Season through story telling, cold hard facts and asana.   Come dive into the essence of the Virgin who must give birth to the Divine Child and come to understand why you mix well with the Virgo Men & Women in your life, or why there just isn’t much connection there!    You are sure to be inspired and challenged by this interesting class.  This month’s AsrtoAsana Class is the fourth in our series of 12 classes in which we will explore each of the 12 Zodiac Signs.
Virgo Blog entry:
Ever since I was a little boy I believed in magic. I remember distinctly trying to make things happen with my thoughts. Sometimes they did. The pure belief of a child’s innocence is powerful stuff. I believed that there were real places like the Hogwart School and that if you believed enough you could make magic happen.This month as we enter the sign of Virgo we revisit the Alchemical powers of the god Mercury also known as Hermes.  Mercury was the only god granted the powers to travel back and forth between the heavens, the underworld and visit humans in the middle ground.Mercury rules the sign Gemini as well of Virgo. In Gemini he can be flighty and ungrounded as he is distracted by all that glitters. There are good things about the Gemini sense of movement.But as Mercury rules Virgo, we add the element of Earth to his movement abilities and we may feel a sense of organization and efficiency. As we enter the final sign of summer, we think of the harvest and bringing a sense of order to life.

Virgo still has the Mercury tendency to be more intellectual than emotional about life, love and all the other aspects of existence. Because Mercury as the ruler of Virgo is looking to perfect and purify it can lean towards judgment and impatience with others and with itself. The word to use is “expectations”.

The traditional symbol for Virgo is the Virgin. Purity can be good but left too long anything can become stagnant. When our ideas are left too long as just food for thought and are not brought into the physical realm, who is it helping?

Service is the dharma of Virgo. To be of service, Virgo, the Virgin must give birth. That is why in Esoteric astrology, Virgo is ruled by the moon. The moon brings form. So bringing Mercury’s intellect and the moon’s ability to nurture together is to bring about or birth the Divine Child. The divine child inside each of us is the source of our creativity. When Virgo’s need to perfect is softened by its connection to Spirit, though the Moon, it brings the world an integrated being who can manifest perfection and spiritual guidance into the world. That my friends is magic.

This coming month of Virgo gives us the opportunity to try our hand at alchemy. We come under the energies that allow us to combine our animal, human and Higher natures to see what we can create that will serve the Whole.

Join us on Friday August 22, 5:45- to 7:45pm at Shine as we raise our right hands to the heavens and our left hand to the Earth and with  our bodies and souls the conduit inbetween, we will see what magic we can manifest. Join us for this awesome version of the AstroAsana series. Harry Potter has got nothing on all of us as we call on the magic of our hearts.


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