Valley Spirit Yoga

Hatha Yoga and Chi Kung Methods for Fitness, Contentment, and Insight
A New Vision for Yoga Theory and Practices

 

Reflections and Research by
Michael P. Garofalo
Green Way Research, Valley Spirit Yoga, Red Bluff, California


 

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Bibliography, Links, and Resources for Yoga
The yoga bibliography helps me manage my personal library at the Valley Spirit Center in Red Bluff, and my ongoing readings in related subjects.


List of Hatha Yoga Postures, English and Sanskrit, Indexed by Textbooks


Yoga Studies Lists by Mike Garofalo


Yoga Class Schedule, Red Bluff, CA - Instructor: Michael P. Garofalo


Current Yoga Practices, Objectives, and Goals of Mike Garofalo


Cloud Hands Blog by Mike Garofalo 


Chi Kung, Chinese Yoga, Qigong, Dao Yin, Yansheng Gong


Tantric Yoga, Kundalini, Shakti, Tantra ... and other Alchemies and Fancies 


Hatha Yoga (Vigorous, Forceful, Physical, Bodily, Sun-Moon, Hot/Cool)


Touching, Feeling, Hands, Fingers


Heart Chakra, Anhata, Heartfelt, Kindness, Love, Heart-Mind and other Feel Good Analogies


Daoist Studies and Practices


Druidic Studies and Practices


Yoga Class Schedule, Red Bluff, CA - Instructor: Michael P. Garofalo


Dynamic Stretching, Vinyasa (Flow) Yoga 


Eight Section Brocade Chi Kung 


Fitness and Well Being 


Gardening: The Spirit of Gardening


Garofalo, Michael P., M.S.L.S.


Glossary of Hatha Yoga Postures 


The Good Life


The Yoga Sutra by Patanjali: Index to the English Language Translations


Buddhism


Ten Perfections (Paramitas, Virtues)


Humor and Jokes - Yoga


Goddess, Shakti, Divine Feminine


Tara: Star Goddess, Savioress, Tantric Buddhist Goddess


Kindness, Metta, Heart


Kriya Yoga


Lifestyle Advice from Wise Persons


Links to the Yoga Internet 


Meditation, Contemplation 


My Practices and Qualifications 


Nature Mysticism 


NeoPaganism, Druidry, European Paganism 


The Notebooks of the Librarian of Gushen Grove 


Nutrition, Eating, Diet, Taste


One Old Druid's Final Journey 


Patience


Pilates


Practices, Objectives, and Goals in Yoga for Mike Garofalo


Qigong, Chi Kung, Chinese Yoga, Dao Yin, Yansheng Gong 


Quotations - Yoga


Raja (Royal) Yoga


Relaxation


Ripening Peaches:  Daoist Studies and Practices


Spirit of Gardening 


Strength Training for Seniors


Subject Index to Taijiquan, Qigong, and Yoga


Swinging Hands Exercises (Bai Bi Yun Dong) 


Tai Chi, T'ai Chi Ch'uan (Taijiquan)


Valley Spirit Center, Red Bluff, California


Valley Spirit Yoga and Qigong Index


Vinyasa (Flow, Dynamic Stretching) Yoga 


Walking 


Willpower


Yoga Class Schedule, Red Bluff, CA - Instructor: Michael P. Garofalo


Seniors, Over 55:  Yoga for Seniors, Gentle Yoga, Chair Yoga


Seniors, Over 55:  Strength Training for Seniors, Weightlifting


General Well Being and Fitness

 

 

Hatha Yoga Study Lists
By Michael P. Garofalo, M.S.
Valley Spirit Yoga, Red Bluff, California, © 2012-2013
 

MPG Yoga Study Lists Series


1.  Ethics: Yamas and Niyamas, English and Sanskrit  
(1 page, PDF) 

2.  Ethics: The Ten Paramitas of Buddhism 

3.  Ethics: The Good Life

4.  Hatha Yoga Postures List, English and Sanskrit, Indexed by Textbooks   (22+ pages, PDF)

5.  Hatha Yoga Postures Study List A   (2 pages, PDF) 

6.  Hatha Yoga Postures Study List B   (1 page, PDF) 

7.  Hips and Legs - Anatomy Study List   (2 pages, PDF)   

8.  Back and Neck - Anatomy Study List   (2 pages, PDF) 

9.  Standing Hatha Yoga Postures Study List 8  (5 pages, PDF) 

10.  Back Bending Hatha Yoga Postures Study List 9  (3 pages, PDF) 

11.  Restorative Hatha Yoga Postures Study List 10  (2 pages, PDF) 

12.  Sitting Hatha Yoga Postures Study List 11  (2 pages, PDF) 

13.  Kneeling Hatha Yoga Postures Study List 12  (4 pages, PDF) 

14.  Supine Hatha Yoga Postures Study List 13  (4 pages, PDF) 

15.  The Yoga Sutra by Patanjali: Index to the English Language Translations

 

This list of documents will be expanded from September 2012 until June 2013. 
Publishing progress will be erratic and sporadic as my time permits. 
Specific documents will be updated and improved on an irregular basis.   
The yoga asanas, breathing, practices and theories of B.K.S. Iyengar will be emphasized.  
Check back for additions on a regular basis by bookmarking: http://www.egreenway.com/yoga/index.htm#MPG
Send your comments or suggestions to Mike Garofalo.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael P. Garofalo
Fitness Instructor Qualifications
Yoga, Taijiquan, Qigong, Group Exercise, Walking 


I completed 200 hours of classroom lectures and demonstrations in the YogaFit® Yoga Teacher Training Program from 2003-2006.  I completed the YogaFit Level IV Certified Class in Hood River, Oregon, and was presented my certificate by the founder of YogaFit®, Beth Shaw. 

Since 2004, I have taught three or four yoga classes each week at the Tehama Family Fitness Center in Red Bluff, California.  As of December 2012, I have taught over 850 yoga and taijiquan classes for over 1,500 hours of direct instruction to members of the Tehama Family Fitness Center.  Here is my current teaching schedule

I have taught Qigong (Chi Kung, Chinese Yoga) and T'ai Chi Ch'uan (Taijiquan) in public classes and privately since 2000.  I have studied and practiced these Chinese fitness and healing practices, and internal martial arts since 1986.   From 2004-2012, I taught two 1.5 hour Taijiquan classes each week at the Tehama Family Fitness Center in Red Bluff, California.  Starting in June of 2012, I now only teach Taijiquan and the Cane Weapon in an outdoor setting at my home.  I do teach Chi Kung and Yoga indoors

SilverSneakers® Trained Instructor.  SilverSneakers® Strength Training and Range of Motion Certification in March, 2012. 
SilverSneakers® Cardio-Circuit Certification in March, 2012. 

Personal Fitness Trainer Certified (AFAA) in April, 2007.  Certified from 2007-2009. 
AFAA = Aerobics and Fitness Association of America

CPR/AED Training and Certification, February, 2012. 

M.S., Master of Science in Library Science, University of Southern California, 1968.

B.A. Philosophy, California State University at Los Angeles, 1967.  Graduate studies in philosophy from 1975-1977. 

For More Information You are Welcome Email or Telephone Mike at 530-200-3546

Brief Biography of Mike Garofalo

Valley Spirit Center
North Sacramento Valley, Red Bluff, California

 

 

 

Cloud Hands Blog by Mike Garofalo


Yoga Class Schedule, Red Bluff, CA - Instructor: Michael P. Garofalo


Current Yoga Practices, Objectives, and Goals of Mike Garofalo


Cloud Hands Blog by Mike Garofalo 


Chi Kung, Chinese Yoga, Qigong, Dao Yin, Yansheng Gong


My Current Diabetes Management Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Michael P. Garofalo's E-mail

 

Valley Spirit Yoga
Yoga Practice, Education, and Research

 

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This webpage was last updated on February 12, 2013.