Spring 2010 Newsletter and Upcoming Events
"I love Spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden'" --- Ruth Stout

"Daughter of heaven and earth, coy Spring, with sudden passion languishing, teaching barren moors to smile, painting pictures mile on mile, holds a cup of cowslip wreaths whence a smokeless incense breathes" --- Ralph Waldo Emerson
New Revised Yoga for Dummies Book - Now on Sale
I am pleased to announce that the revised edition of Yoga For Dummies is now on sale. The new edition, with co-author Georg Feuerstein and 21 Samata Yoga Center models, is already available in 5 languages and in major book stores as well as Amazon.com, Target.com, Kindle and E-books. The electronic versions all have color photos as well. Look for new chapters and routines for kids, teens, mid-lifers and older adults. Your 5-star reviews at any of these websites are much appreciated at this time. You can also purchase at our website: www.samata.com
First "Prime of Life Yoga" East Coast Event at
Kripalu in Massachusetts May 14-16, 2010
Join Larry at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, the largest Yoga center in the U.S. This weekend event focuses on Yoga lifestyle for men and women between the ages of "40 something" to "70 something." The program includes yoga routines that are safe and accommodating for all levels, management of common aches and pains, ageless techniques for stress and weight reduction and proven methods for improving sleep. Please help to spread the word to your friends on the East Coast. For more information or to register: www.kripalu.org
30th Anniversary of Samata Yoga Center & Fundraiser
at LMU, Sunday June 27,2010
Your tax-deductible contributions are welcome
You and your friends are invited to join us for a once in a lifetime event at Loyola Marymount University on Sunday afternoon June 27, 2010. A divine vegetarian luncheon will be followed by an Awards and Entertainment ceremony that will surpass all others. Recipients of lifetime achievement awards include Bodhi Tree Bookstore founders Phil Thompson and Stan Madison; America’s Fitness Expert Kathy Smith; and LMU Yoga Studies founder Christopher Chapple Ph.D.. Royal Ambassador Awards will be received by Professor Zhuo-Yi Qiu O.M.D.,LAc; Professor Sasi Velupillai M.A., N.D.; and Chakrapani Ullal. Entertainment will include world class vocal and dance performances. Meet and greet recipients of the original Karma Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Integrative Health. Reunite with former class mates from all previous Yoga Days and Yoga Vacations including Beijing, Big Sur, Hanalei Bay and Yoga Classes including Brentwood, Culver City, Malibu, Marina del Rey, Pacific Palisades and Redondo Beach.

•General Admission: $35 includes gourmet vegetarian lunch, open seating and ceremony. Reserved tables available for groups of 8 or more.

•Inner Circle: $108 includes reserved seating, gourmet vegetarian lunch, VIP Gift Bag, and Sponsorship listing on all printed programs and newsletters.

•Silver Circle: $500 includes reserved table for 4 guests, gourmet vegetarian lunch, VIP Gift Bag, and Sponsorship listing on all printed programs and newsletters.

•Golden Circle: $1008 includes reserved table for 8 guests, gourmet vegetarian lunch, VIP Gift Bag, and Sponsorship listing on all printed programs and newsletters.

Main Sponsor: Chandni Vegetarian Indian Restaurant 1909 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica 310-828-7060 Owner and dear friend Billa is donating our catered lunch. Please visit his great restaurant.

Tickets now on sale! Our event is limited to 250 guests.
Please make checks payable to: Loyola Marymount University.
Mail to: Samata Yoga, 4150 Tivoli Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90066
Reservations or questions, please call us at 310-306-8845
An optional internet PayPal and Credit Card system will be available shortly.

All proceeds to benefit the Yoga Therapy Rx Scholarship Fund.
In the Media
Yoga Journal May 2010 - Larry is acknowledged in the main cover story. “Yoga Cures” by Jennifer Barrett

Health Magazine - Larry is featured in an upcoming Yoga Therapeutics story by Leslie Goldman. Date to be announced.
"Yoga Rx" and "Prime of Life" DVDs
The following products are available from our website:
"Prime of Life Yoga" DVDs: "Beginners program"; "Immune Booster-General Conditioning-Level One"; "Immune Booster-General Conditioning-Level 2"; and "Restorative Health for Women". "Yoga Therapy Rx" Dvds: "Common Upper and Neck Problems"; "Common Lower Back Problems"; and "Weight Management for People with Curves". To watch sample clips or to order, please call us at 800-359-0171 or visit our website at: www.samata.com