Join Out Boulder's Health and Wellness Program for our weekly Yoga class! On Mondays 6:30-8:00 pm our wonderful instructor Ketul Arnold will lead Rasa Yoga at First Congregational Church, 1128 Pine Street, Boulder, CO. This class is open to all levels. Bring your mat, towel, and water for a practice of health for body, mind, spirit, and any thing else that needs to come with you. The class is free, but donations are graciously accepted and will be split between Out Boulder and First Congregational for use their space.
The class will be held in the FAITH Center across the plaza from the historic sanctuary, downstairs in the room Faith Cave. Someone will be posted at the door to let you in. Walk to the end of the hall and take the elevator or stairs down a floor. The classroom is in front of you with a sign that says, "Faith Cave." Parking is available on the West side of the building and is accessed through the alley.
RASA YOGA is a gentle and do-able practice. Rasa is grounded in the
foundation of traditional Hatha Yoga and Rasa itself is one of the most
beautiful words in Sanskrit. Rasa is the name given to taste, the 6
taste centers of the tongue. These taste centers inform the endocrine
systems' job descriptions in the body. Rasa also signifies sound, most
of all the sound of the human voice and will we use our voices
whole-heartedly. NOW, Rasa is first tissue of the human body. We can
call it blood plasma, however, Rasa is the essential nature of JOY. All
other bodily tissues and functions depend upon the reclamation of joy.
This is truth, and yoga is the process of demanding truth. RASA YOGA,
in it's simplicity, is a practice of self-care and self-love. Since
1990, RASA has given courage and fearlessness to many hundreds of
seekers. Offered in both the USA and EUROPE, RASA allows a condition of
deep relaxation. In ayurvedic medicine, relaxation is the required base
for yoga (which is healing ) to take place.
Ketul has been teaching yoga since 1974. He also trained in classical
theatre and performed in many productions of Shakespeare as an actor and stage fighter. His teaching credits include, SUNY College at
Purchase, the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, the White Mountain
Dance Festival, the Juilliard School and his own RASA YOGA school in
He now lives in Boulder, CO and after a 7 year introspection is now
willing to teach again as a public service for the GLBT community and
anyone else who might want to might share in the fun. RASA is the
evolution of Ketul's life experience, and of the love and courage of
those who were his students and and at the same time his most revered