Fall 2009 Newsletter and Upcoming Events
  "Leaves in the Fall come tumbling down,
Scarlet and yellow, russet and brown,
Leaves in the garden are swept in a heap,
Goodbye to Summer, trees are ready for sleep." -
Harry Christopher Payne
  David Allen, MD & Larry Payne at Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA,
November 6th, 7th & 8th
15 year Anniversary at Esalen
Meet Special Guests and Prime of Life Yoga Alumni

Don’t miss this 15 year celebration. Meet special guest Professor Sasi Vellupali, psychic palmist of India www.professorsasi.com. The weekend workshop will be a balanced format of lecture and movement. Larry Payne and David Allen, M.D. www.drallmd.org provide an introduction to the Prime of Life Yoga lifestyle program. For info and reservations, please contact 1-831-667-3005 or click here to visit their website.

20 Models participate in
"Yoga for Dummies" Revision Photo Shoot

Special thanks to photographer Adam Latham www.angeladam.com and our great models Kids: Mia Foster, Mangala & Prakash Ketterhagen Teenagers: Jeffrey & Michael Aronson Adults: Deborah Barry, Holly Beaty, Anna Brown, Chauncey Dennis, Lili Foster, Terra Gold, Eden Goldman, Anna Inferrera, Marvin Jordana, Chris Joseph, Heidi Rayden,Vivian Richman Older adults: Dolly Payne, Tony Ransdell The new "Yoga For Dummies" edition by Georg Feuerstein Ph.D. traditionalyogastudies.com and Larry Payne is scheduled for release in Spring of 2010. Look for it in bookstores everywhere.

Prime of Life Yoga
Teacher Training Graduates Fall 2009

Congratulations to our graduates and fine staff. The Prime of life Yoga course is offered year round with certification from Loyola Marymount University. The focus is on Yoga and lifestyle for the new middle age “40 something” to “70 something.” The popular format is half online with a 4 day, hands on intensive in Los Angeles with Larry Payne, Spring or Fall. The next intensive will be held March 25,26,27 & 28, 2010. Begin online anytime and then attend intensive in March. The specialty course is for Yoga teachers or students of all levels simply wanting to improve their Yoga lifestyle.

Fall graduates include: Dorinne Caine,CYT, Linda Cantrill, CYT, Jamie Schenk DeWitt, CYT, Molly Hagan, CYT, Elise Lee, M.D.,CYT, Michael Manoogian Ph.D., CYT, and Kriss Smylie, MFT,CYT. Fall Staff included: Larry Payne, George Billauer D.C., Robert Birnberg CYT, and Shana Miller P.T. For further information contact us at info@samata.com

30th Anniversary of Samata Yoga Center
Sunday June 27,2010

You and your close friends are invited to join us for a once in a lifetime event at Loyola Marymount University on Sunday June 27, 2010. Over the next year, I invite you to send us photos, testimonials and stories to share about our first 30 years together. I will be posting everything at my website and at Facebook. This event will also be a scholarship fundraiser for the Yoga Therapy Rx course at LMU. Please RSVP to hold your place and receive updates. The event is limited to 300 guests. Our email to RSVP or send photos and stories is: info@samata.com

Yoga Therapy Rx Courses at LMU Now in 5th Year.
Weekend Anatomy courses November 7/8 & December 5/6
with Sherry Brourman P.T. and
January 23/24 with Leslie Kaminoff.
Open to All Sincere Students

Three year-long weekend courses began in October with 75 Students. There are still some opportunities for late enrollment. Also, individual Weekend Anatomy courses in November & December with Sherry Brourman P.T. and Leslie Kaminoff in January are open to all sincere students. For complete information on all courses click here and click on the LMU logo or call 310-306-8845.

Rancho La Puerta-Couples Week
February 27-March 6th

Awarded "Favorite Spa" by SpaFinder's Magazine. Join us at this modern-day fitness and spa vacation experience in a sheltered valley only an hour’s drive from San Diego. The Ranch is a soothing sanctuary for the mind, body and spirit. An amazing array of fitness activities, luxury spa amenities, superb accommodations and dining, and entertainment awaits you. The 3,000-acre property offers lovely gardens, an Olympic size swimming pool, an organic farm, and mountainsides or meadows for strolling and hiking. Larry will be offering two "Prime of Life Yoga" classes each day. Click here for more information and reservations.

In the Media

Larry is in a Yoga article for “Backstage Magazine” in New York City. Look for him in Lisa Jo Sagolla's Dance and Movement column, scheduled for publication on December 3rd. Backstage.com

A special invitation to join Larry Payne's Samata Yoga Facebook group. If you are on this mailing list, just enter your request to join Samata Yoga at Facebook.

"Yoga Rx" & "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". We also have "Yoga For Dummies" and "The Business of Teaching Yoga". "Yoga RX" is now available on Amazon and for Kindle and E-book download. To watch sample clips or to order, please call us at 310-306-8845 or visit our website