Summer Solstice Meditation

Thursday, June 21, at 7:00 pm

Join Arrie for a guided group meditation honoring the shift of the seasons

This hour-long class will include a short mindfulness practice as well as an introduction to the ecopsychological implications of the shift in season, then a nature-based meditation practice.

All skill levels are encouraged to attend! Bring your own cushion if you have one if not a limited number will be available.

— Free and donations are accepted —

May 4 Week Meditation Foundation

The 4 Week Meditation Foundation Course is designed to give an overview of what meditation is and how to incorporate the practice into one’s life and is appropriate for anyone interested in meditation.

Arrie will introduce various types and styles of meditation and contemplative practices, including

  • yoga as meditation,
  • mindfulness
  • contemplative walking
  • and more depending on the interest of the group.

Participants will be confident and comfortable practicing meditation on their own and participating in group meditations.

For the first time, Gentle, Restorative, and Beginner classes are included (and encouraged) in the May Meditation Foundation Course.

  • No experience necessary.
  • Classes will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays for the month of May at 5:45-7:00 pm in MGY2
    409 East Main.
  • Class size is limited to 12
  • Investment: $145
  • Preregistration is required.



Self Defense Class at MGY2

Join Tai Chi and Kung Fu Teacher, David Gardner
for a Self Defense Class on Saturday, 03.31.2018,
at MGY2, 409 East Main St.

Join in a discussion on what it takes to prevent and deter becoming a victim.

    Learn techniques for:

  • Improved self-awareness
  • How to avoid conflict
  • How to fight back if a conflict occurs


This class is designed for everyone, of any age.

Investment: $20
Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Place: MGY2, 409 East Main St.



April 4 Week Yoga Foundation

Morning Glory Yoga Studios is offering a new
Introduction to Yoga Foundation Course
beginning April 03, 2018.

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the many health benefits of yoga while gaining a foundation upon which to build a practice.

The course is appropriate for those new to yoga as well as those who wish to refresh and refine their relationship with the practice.

Yoga builds strength and flexibility through physical postures while helping students understand individual stressors through techniques that include mindfulness, breath, and gaze. Through a regular yoga practice, awareness and quality of one’s physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health are improved.

Students will learn basic yoga postures, proper alignment, breath work, and be introduced to basic meditation techniques.

This class is suitable for students of various ages although it is geared towards adults; no children under the age of sixteen, please. The class is also suitable for people of various fitness levels. Poses will be modified to meet individual needs. Students should wear comfortable, moveable clothes and will remove their shoes during the class. A yoga mat is recommended but not required.

For the first time, Gentle, Restorative, and Beginner classes are included (and encouraged) in the April Foundation Course.


  • Dates: April 03 – April 26, 2018
  • Day/Time: Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:45 – 7:00 pm
  • Place: MGY2, 409 East Main St., downtown Nacogdoches
  • Instructors: Amy Sanford & Arrie Tucker
  • Cost: $145



Spring Equinox Meditation with Arrie

Tuesday, March 20, at 7:00 pm

Join Arrie for a discussion and meditation practice
to honor the shift in season and the personal implications
of this seasonal transition.

This hour-long class will include a mindfulness practice
as well as a nature-based meditation practice.

No preregistration or experience required!

  • Teacher: Arrie Tucker
  • Place: Morning Glory Yoga, 207 East Main St
  • Date: 03.20.2018
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Investment: Donations accepted and appreciated but not required to attend

Introduction to Mindfulness Through Yoga & Meditation

Come explore and learn the basics of yoga and meditation in a safe, welcoming, and non-judgmental environment with Keith Mitchell, former All-Pro NFL player turned internationally renowned yogi and Mindfulness Coach.

This class has been created to provide an accessible immersion that gives you practical skills needed to make yoga and meditation part of your daily life.

In this relaxing, renewing, and inspiring class you will experience the benefits of yoga and meditation which include;

  • User-friendly yoga good for beginners
  • Breathing techniques to calm the nervous system and promote deep relaxation
  • Meditation techniques to steady the mind and improve focus
  • A physical yoga practice to strengthen the body and improve flexibility, circulation, and body awareness.





Instructor: Keith Mitchell
Date: 03.09.2018
Time: 6:00 – 7:30PM
Location: MGY2, 409 East Main St
Investment: $20 General, $10 SFA and High School students

*The session will last 90 minutes: 15 min Intro, 60 min class, 15 min Q/A.



BIO: Keith Mitchell is a former NFL All-Pro linebacker for the New Orleans Saints, Houston Texans, and Jacksonville Jaguars whose career came to an abrupt end with a tragic tackle that left him paralyzed him from the neck down.

The inability to use his physical body put Mitchell on his spiritual path and new life purpose. During the recovery process, Keith became a master of conscious breath, mindfulness and developed a new relationship to Self. After regaining functionality, he used Yoga to rebuild his body and integrate a new level of consciousness.

Keith’s compelling story of healing trauma through holistic practices has captured the attention of a global media audience including Dr. Oz, MSNBC, and CNN. He intends to create change on a legislative level through his Congressional Yoga Association with congressmen Charles Wrangle and Tim Ryan. His care plan, developed in partnership with the University of Rochester, help veterans heal Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and trauma through holistic practices. He created the Light It Up Foundation as a vehicle for educating a national community on health, nutrition and emotional well-being. More than 10k people participated in the organization’s most recent event in Los Angeles.

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