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Saturday, August 31 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Shabbat Alternative Body-Mind-Spirit Service: Torah Yoga; Jewish Meditation; Jewish Chanting

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The body is the "house" of the spirit. Drawing from Hatha Yoga poses and deep breathing, join Mitch Cohen, Steve Gold and Michael Levine as they guide participants to personally experience the weekly Torah portion through gentle movement (led by Mitch), Jewish meditation (led by Steve) and Jewish chanting (led by Michael).

Neshama can mean breath / spirit - the breath of life (nishmat chaim) breathed by G-d into Adam. Celebrate Shabbat, nourishing your Neshama with the wisdom of Torah through the body-mind-spirit experience.

No prior Yoga experience required - just bring a Yoga mat, a thick blanket and optional Yoga blocks.

Presenters
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Mitch Cohen

Neshama Interfaith Center
Mitch Cohen is the spiritual leader of Congregation Shalom B’Harim in Dahlonega, GA, a progressive, post-denominational congregation of 50 families from across North Georgia. Mitch is also a certified Life Coach and a 200-hour certified Hatha Yoga teacher. He teaches Torah Yoga and other Hatha Yoga classes, including a class called "Yoga for Dudes".
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Steven Gold

Founder/Director, Yoga and Judaism Center
Steven J. Gold, BA Antioch College, Philosophy and Religion; JD Emory Law School, is the founder/director of the Yoga and Judaism Center in Atlanta, GA and the author of Yoga and Judaism (2007), Ivri: The Essence of Hebrew Spirituality (2010), and other books. He has been an initiate, student, practitioner and teacher in a Himalayan meditation tradition for over 35 years and a student of Kabala and Jewish Spirituality for several years. He... Read More →
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Michael Levine

Musician/ Music Producer, Watertown Studios
Michael Levine is a man of many hats (to cover his elegantly shaved head).  As a singer-songwriter, he has released 4 CDs and  has opened for acts such as Dave Matthews Band, Counting Crows and many others.   As a record producer, he has won national awards and runs Watertown Studios.  As a children's musician, "Mr. Michael" and "Mr. Eric" Litwin founded The Learning Groove (www.thelearninggroove.com), a... Read More →


Saturday August 31, 2013 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Mountainside Pavilion

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