SUNDAY SELF CARE JOURNAL

RESILIENCE | VOL.24 | 2020 

 

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"How long do I have to climb up on the side of this mountain of mine?" 

- Coldplay

 

Big Coldplay fan over here and after I cued Alexa to play some Chris Martin for some dish-doing music the other night, this lyric caught my ear. 

 

Resilience.  Mary Holloway defines it as "knowing that you are the only one that has the power and responsibility to pick yourself up".  Resilience means strength, the "in for it for the long haul" stubbornly beautiful strength that is often times required and at the very least beneficial in this life.  Resilience is also my word of the year (haha the universe had a good laugh with THAT one!  Ya, I'm fully living my word this year!).

 

Just wanted to give YOU a shout out for your own resilience this season. It pays off, durability, even if you can't see it at first.  And it's something to celebrate.  So today when July's full moon energy is still in the air, celebrate YOU, your strength, your resilience and your drive.  It's dance party worthy!

 

 

IN THIS ISSUE

- RESILIENCE

- Full Moon in Cancer

- Sign Up For A Yin Live Stream Class With Me This Week, 

(Pay What You Can)

- In The Crystal Boutique

- Upcoming Online + IN PERSON Moon + Crystal Special Events 

(ps there is a FREEEEE one!)

 

July 4 | 2020

Full Moon in Cancer

 

The full moon was officially yesterday BUT the energy of the moon is always present on the couple of days surrounding it.  

 

The energy of the moon in cancer is nurturing.  It's a time to nest and even lean into your comfort zones a bit, realizing the benefits they bring.  Use this time to feed your mind, body and soul.

 

Some suggestions for this full moon :

Make a nourishing, delicious meal.

Get organized in your space.

Sleep in.

Read a favorite book or watch a favorite movie.

Get nostalgic and look through old pictures or videos.

Reach out to an old friend.

Spend extra time with your family.

Take a long bath.

 

ENJOY this one!

 

I JUST updated my site this week, so that you can now sign up in advance for a live stream practice with me.  Reserve your spot (class is donation based, pay what you can, so no need to put any money down), add the reminder to your calendar and then unroll your mat with me!

 

SUNDAY (TONIGHT!)

8:15pm (MST) Donation Based Yin Yoga (75 min) 

 

TUESDAY

8:15pm (MST) Donation Based Yin Yoga

 

FRIDAY

8:15pm (MST) Donation Based Yin Yoga

 

 

 

There are NEW crystals in the boutique and more dropping this week!  I'm excited to add in more amethysts, bring back selenite and chevron amethysts (by popular demand!) and add a variety of pieces for the first time.  If you haven't checked it out yet, please do!!! ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓

 

 

UPCOMINGS

LAST CHANCE TO GRAB YOUR SPOT, PLEASE SIGN UP BY 5pm TODAY!

 

CELEBRATE : July BACKYARD Full Moon Amethyst Crystal Infused Vin Yin Yoga

Monday July 6th, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

(backyard social distancing yoga!)

 

FULL. MOON. VIBES 🌕

The moon is our closest celestial neighbor and powerfully influences every living thing on our planet. Within 28 days, the moon passes through 8 phases, each with its own unique characteristics. The energy of the arguably most influential phase - the full moon - lends for a magical, beautiful and important practice.

Join me for a monthly ALL LEVELS Full Moon Amethyst Crystal Infused Vin Yin Yoga OUTSIDE IN MY BACKYARD! Practice in celebration of everything you have achieved throughout the previous phases of the moon. Please note : attendance is very limited, there will be a MAX of 8 tickets sold to this event.

This is the time that our intentions, dreams and goals come into fruition, it's time to celebrate our accomplishments and create space if things are holding us back.

We will begin and end class by short guided journaling (please bring your moon journal or paper & pen to your mat), and then will practice a gentle vinyasa followed by a calm and serene yin yoga sequence, targeted towards the energy of this specific full moon, and incorporating amethyst crystals throughout our poses. Class is all levels. 

You will be sent address information before the event (location is in Thornton, about 20 minutes north of Denver). You'll be sent directions on where to park and how to enter my backyard through our side gate. Mats will be placed in accordance with conservative social distancing guidelines and as much as I want to HUG you, I'll offer you an elbow instead. I will practice 6+ feet throughout our class. Please bring your own (filled) water bottle. This event is outdoors, so in the case of bad weather, it will be rescheduled. If you are sick or have been around anyone who has been sick, PLEASE let me know and we will cancel your spot. If I have any symptoms or have been around anyone who has been sick, I will cancel class. Everyone in attendance needs to be healthy and able to practice yoga. I, Jenny, assume no responsibility for yoga injuries or any other ailment. By joining class you accept these terms.


WHAT YOU NEED FOR THIS FULL MOON EVENT :

- A yoga mat
- We use a lot of props in this practice, and they can be a VARIETY of props. 
Bring to your mat :
Yoga blocks (if you don't have any don't worry! Any of the below is a great substitute)
Yoga bolster (if you don't have one, grab a couple of pillows from your bed)
A yoga blanket/Mexican blanket (if you don't have one, a few towels will be perfect!)
- An amethyst crystal. Attendance to this class is FREE if you purchase one from my crystal boutique (click HERE for inventory). I can ship your crystal to you prior to class, or have it ready for you at class time.
- A journal or paper & pen

Tickets are final sale. 

PRICE : $25/person or 50% off with the purchase of an amethyst crystal from MoonRise Self Care Crystal Boutique
*NOTE - if you purchase an amethyst crystal from the MoonRise boutique, please reach out to me at jenny@moonriseselfcare.com to let me know that you want to attend class and for your 50% off discount code!

 

July New Moon Circle

Monday July 20th , 6:45pm MST

(online workshop)

 

The moon represents deep feminine wisdom. Engaging regularly with the moon cycles is a powerful way to become intimately connected with the phases of birth, death, and rebirth. In our lives, we too are constantly moving through these cycles, seasons, and changes. Connecting to and working with the moon as she cycles, creates a life of deeper meaning and more authentic connection as we are able to live a life with more awareness and intention. Join us in a women’s circle as we practice grounding techniques, breath work and development of our intuition. We will share virtual space with each other to receive, connect, and create.

 

DREAM : July New Moon Lemurian Crystal Infused Yin Yoga

Monday July 20th , 8:30pm MST

(online workshop)

 

The moon is our closest celestial neighbor and powerfully influences every living thing on our planet. Within 28 days, the moon passes through 8 phases, each with its own unique characteristics. The new moon is the start of this cycle, and the time that we set our dreams and intentions for the next month. Teamed up with the summer solstice, this month's new moon is a POWERFUL time to make time to dream and set intentions.

Join me for a monthly ALL LEVELS New Moon Lemurian Crystal Infused Yin Yoga Practice.
Expect to tune into the power, purpose, creativity, dreams and energy that will set you up strongly for the upcoming moon phases.
We will begin and end class by short guided journaling (please bring your moon journal or paper & pen to your mat), and then will practice a calm and serene yin yoga sequence, targeted towards the energy of this specific new moon, and incorporating lemurian crystals throughout our poses. Class is all levels.

WHAT YOU NEED FOR THIS NEW MOON EVENT :
- You can practice yin yoga anywhere in your home. Try to set up in a quiet space. It's lovely to incorporate your favorite candles and essential oils.
- I prefer to practice yin yoga on a yoga mat, however it's not necessary. We use a lot of props in this practice, and they can be a VARIETY of props. 

Bring to your mat :
Yoga blocks (if you don't have any don't worry! A stack of books would be a great substitute)
Yoga bolster (if you don't have one, grab a couple of pillows from your bed)
A yoga blanket/Mexican blanket (if you don't have one, a few towels will be perfect!)
- A lemurian crystal. Attendance to this class is FREE if you purchase one from my crystal boutique (click HERE for inventory)
- A journal or paper & pen

Tickets are final sale. Class will be held online via zoom (free app) - you will be emailed login information with purchase.

INVESTMENT : $20/single; $30/couple practicing in the same household or FREE with the purchase of a lemurian crystal from MoonRise Self Care Crystal Boutique

*NOTE - if you purchase a lemurian crystal from the MoonRise boutique, you will get your invitation to class with login information several days within purchasing. Please take into account the shipping of your new crystal and purchase early enough to receive (purchase by 7/15 strongly suggested.
I am located in the North Denver area and you're welcome to pick your crystal up instead if you purchase late!)

 

CREATE : July New Moon Vision Journaling + Tea Sipping Happy Hour

Tuesday July 21st , 5:30pm MST

(online workshop)

 

Sisters, the new moon is the start of the moon cycle, and the time that we set our dreams and intentions for the next month.   So let's put pictures to paper and put our dreams for this moon cycle down in our journals while we hang with each other virtually, sipping tea under July's new moon.  Ya, we are going to uplift the heck out of happy hour! Join me for a FREEEEEE New Moon Vision Journaling Tea Happy Hour! 

 

Bring your moon journal (or a fresh journal to start one), pour your favorite tea and dial into this zoom.  We will vision journal for this moon cycle together while hanging out and  learning about the new moon in Leo. 

 

New to vision journaling?  It's like a vision board in your journal!  The PERFECT self care activity during the week of the new moon, vision journaling will help you put your short term (or long term) intentions in place! 

 

WHAT YOU NEED FOR THIS NEW MOON EVENT : 

- Set up your device in a quiet space that has some room for you to spread out  

- Tea - brew your favorite and pour it into your cute mug 

- A journal (you can use your existing journal, moon journal - or grab a new one. 

- Pictures that inspire you.  Take a few days before our gathering to collect pics that relate to your current dreams & goals, or bring some magazines and cut as you go.

- Scissors, tape, glue, markers 

- Glitter, stickers or anything else that feels magical to add ​ 

 

INVESTMENT : $0 yup you read that right lady.  This is FREE and my way to give back to all of the women who support me on the daily.  I can't wait to hang out with you under this new moon!  INVITE YOUR FRIENDS! 
 

 

Thank you for reading.  

I hope that this journal is a happy weekly love note in your inbox.

xo, jenny

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