Satoyama Yoga

Community Yoga with Kristen McQuillin
and her animal friends

Follow-along practices, teacher resources, and yoga discussion from a community yoga group in rural Japan.

We meet live on Zoom daily from 7-8 am JST for an hour of yoga asanas, pranayama, laughter and meditation. Please see our full monthly schedule on Facebook.

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Walking Meditation (10 minutes)

Summary Join me on a 10 minute walking meditation no matter where you are. Step mindfully with attention to each step. When your mind wanders, bring awareness to your breath, sensations in your body, and your five senses. Then return mindfulness back to the walk.

Satoyama Yoga Books

If you are a yoga teacher, community leader, or simply want a deeper personal practice, you might like some of these Kindle books written by Kristen McQuillin. Links below are for Amazon US; these books are available in your local Kindle store, too.

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August Calendar

August may be the hottest month, but we are playing it cool with yoga every morning from 7am – 8am JST. Some features of this month’s schedule:August 5: Celebrating 500 days in a row of this morning yoga class.August 8: Silent meditation on new moon and Tokyo 2020 closing day.August 9: Relaxing yoga spa on…

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Satoyama Yoga is a donation-based community yoga practice. Contributions help to pay for online subscriptions to Zoom, yoga tools, technical equipment, and the other running costs. Beyond expenses, donations are used to feed and clothe the yoga teacher, Kristen, who deeply appreciates your donation.

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