Thursday, January 13, 2011

A Course in Weight Loss | Love It! Enjoy my review for Hay House | What Have You Got To Lose??

From the age of 13, my own relationship with food has been love/hate. I tried endless diets and non-stop exercise, all done from a space of low self worth. This type of motivation is unsustainable and draining. In physical and spiritual exhaustion, I finally made the decision to love myself enough to interrupt the old patterns of fear and self loathing, replacing them with kindness & compassion. In Marianne Williamson's newest book, "A Course in Weight Loss," she asks us to create a new kind of behavior through the processes offered, rather than the old patterns of self-destruction. "It serves you at this point to understand the power of making ritual. This course is seeking a lot of you...from making lists, to writing out feelings, to procuring new items, to doing ceremony, and so forth. It is very much a to-do kind of book."

It was not until I had a real relationship with my Self, one that was filled with nurturing, compassion and love, that my body would thrive in health and vitality. With the reading of this wonderful book, I've also reinstated a forgotten family ritual, blessing my food, thanking all who have helped to bring it to my table. In doing this I eat slower, relishing and tasting my food, rather than gobbling it down in front of my computer!

As we shift our attitude towards food to a sacred one, we take care of our bodies so we can be of better service for the world, becoming a conduit of joy. As we deepen our relationship with God and ourselves, we begin to see our bodies as a temple for our soul, a sacred container for our spirit. Marianne writes, "You have placed your problems in Divine hands, and Divine power is transforming you. That is why you are turning every step of your rebuilding process into a sacred experience. You're taking every step with God in mind." Give it a try, what have you got to lose?

A special thanks for this free book to review from Hay House!!!

Namaste,
Sarah


Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Workshop | Events Schedule for 2011


Flowing in the Glory of Your Life


"Step forward into the life you truly want with joy and excitement."

*Learn about the mind and how it works.
* Releasing exercise through guided imagery meditation.
*Writing exercises to release old patterns.
Play and Create Vision boards.
*Learn about food as a source of light and how it effects your mind ,body and spirit.
Fun and juicy exercises to experiment with food.
Breath work and body movement. Learn how the breath
Can create peace in both the body and mind.

Presenters: Tina Lyon Sarah Starr and Ann Pelot
Date: February 5th & 6th
Time: 10:00 - 5:00 each day
Contact: Tina Lyon at 920-858-7735
Email: Eadenbluestar3@gmail.com
Location: 1015 S. Lake St
Neenah Wi. 54956
Class Fee: $200.00 per person
$50.00 non Refundable deposit

"Navigating Through Stress Gracefully"_ Breathing Peace

This workshop focuses on mindful breathing practices that are calming and energizing and can even help with stress-related health problems ranging from panic attacks to digestive disorders. We will also be focusing on mindfulness exercises to increase our awareness and raise our energy levels. Learning to breathe in a natural healthy way that can help with various medical conditions including: insomnia, low energy, high blood pressure and so on. "Breathing properly increases our longevity and supports our quest for well-being, self-realization and self transformation." Our breath is the connection between mind and body, the bridge between consciousness and unconsciousness, the movement of spirit in matter. "Breathing Peace" is a wonderful resource for anyone who wishes to improve his or her health and vitality through conscious breathing. Take time to experience the master key to health and longevity as we use the breath to navigate through troubled times easily, gracefully and masterfully.

Date: Thursday, February 10th
Time: 6 :00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fee: 20$
Location:Bellin Health Center, Bellevue Location, Green Bay, WI.
Contact: 920-430-4756 Ext. 4901, Jan M.
Email: Jan_jamaye@bellin.org or Sarah Starr at sarahspeaks@gmail.com

***pre-registration is recommended as seating is limited


Take Flight with Sarah Starr


Join Sarah for a lighthearted workshop as we explore a series of primary poses that will help you cultivate a balance of strength and flexibility, stability and mobility. This yoga workshop is geared towards both beginning and experienced yogi's. We will explore the foundation of balancing and the playful mindset needed to maintain balance, leaving you recharged and ready for life off the mat as well. Beginners will learn how to enter these poses, using props; creating new possibilities for their practice, finding the balance between challenge and comfort. Leave with a refreshed spirit; feeling focused, energized and empowered. Sarah encourages her students to relax, breathe and smile, as they become the watchers of their thoughts, worries and distracting mind dialogue. "If your not having fun, you're not doing Yoga."

Date: Saturday, February 26th
Time: 9 :30 am - 11:30 am
Fee: 25$
Location:Bellin Health Center, Bellevue Location, Green Bay, WI.
Contact: 920-430-4756 Ext. 4901, Jan M.
Email: Jan_jamaye@bellin.org or Sarah Starr at sarahspeaks@gmail.com

***pre-registration is recommended as seating is limited


"Breathing Peace"

This workshop focuses on learning to breathe in a natural healthy way that can help with various medical conditions including: insomnia, low energy, high blood pressure and so on. "Breathing properly increases our longevity and supports our quest for well-being, self-realization and self transformation." Use your breath to navigate through troubled times easily, gracefully and masterfully. How we breathe reflects who we are and the manner in which we express ourselves-physically, emotionally, and spiritually. This workshop is a wonderful resource for anyone who wishes to improve his or her health and vitality through the breath. "Take time to connect with your breath, consciously breathing allowing your breath to be a bridge into this moment. "

Date: Thursday, March 10th
Time: 6 :00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fee: 15$
Location:The Beacon House, 430 S. Webster Green Bay, WI.
Contact: .Chris Seidl at 676-1146
Email: cseidl@beaconhouseinc.org or Sarah Starr at sarahspeaks@gmail.com


Balance Body, Mind and Breath Yoga Workshop

Spend a weekend remembering the true goal of yoga; bringing awareness of the
deepest joy and happiness possible, as it is our true nature- now and always.
Alternate with movement to open the body thru yoga, meditation practice,
breathing techniques to create optimal health and group mindfulness
exercises.
Location: Heaven Meets Earth Yoga Studio
2736 Central Street, Evanston Ill.
Date: Friday & Saturday April 8th - 9th
Time: Friday - 6- 8 & Saturday 9:30 am.-9:00 pm.( times are subject to change)
Contact: Lisa Weber, Heaven Meets Earth @ 847-475-1500

Embracing Your Spirit with Sarah Starr

As we become more aware of our body, learning to listen to the body's feedback, we're more easily able to calm the mind in an upset moment, tap into our intuition, take time to be playful and end up becoming the type of person that we all love to be around... even bring improved health into our experience as we learn to relax and breathe through stress! Join me as we practice techniques to transition from a life of mind chatter and worry to a life created from the heart, filled with opportunities, serendipity and invitations to play.

Date: Thursday, April 14th
Time: 6 :00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee: 15$
Location:The Beacon House, 430 S. Webster Green Bay, WI.
Contact: .Chris Seidl at 676-1146
Email: cseidl@beaconhouseinc.org or Sarah Starr at sarahspeaks@gmail.com


Scottsdale Anti Aging, Wellness and Yoga Festival


Get 80 workshops, lectures, and yoga classes from world renown medical doctors & yogis, including Happy Yoga with Sarah Starr! Learn the medicinal benefits of yoga, how to sustain longevity, balance hormones and brain chemistry, grow old gracefully, ease insomnia, ADD, anxiety, depression, increase mental clarity and relieve pain naturally!

Date: Friday April 29 - Sunday May 1st