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Yes, we are on Zoom! Men's nude yoga online in 2021.

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  It is our great pleasure to let you know that Cape Men's Yoga is back online in 2021. The pandemic has been quite a journey for everyone on Earth. For many of us, it has meant the suspension of yoga classes in person. Our new technologies have created more reliable opportunities to practice together virtually. It is not ideal to teach like this. Yoga is a wonderful practice that creates the possibility of improved physical and mental health, at the same time, it requires quality instruction and someone to supervise learners, especially if you are new or have special needs. Nonetheless, the online format is a way for us to gather, to practice together, and it has the added benefit of no travelling and we have people joining from many countries.  If you have some yoga experience and the time-zone suits you, please feel welcome to join us every Sunday during the coming months in 2021. We kicked off in February and the group is growing. We'll take it through March and April 2021

Online yoga and yoga festival mode during the Pandemic

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Dear Yoga brothers in South Africa and globally, Well, as the teachings remind us, there is always uncertainty. One never knows what is around the next corner, and here we find ourselves in a global pandemic. Most of you reading this are in confinement or lock down, and many of you no doubt have been infected or affected. This is a brief note to say that Cape Men's Yoga continues and flourishes on line. Sam has set up two regular classes, Tuesday and Thursday with Adam Yoga, and on Sundays there is a nude or clothing optional class with CMY at 10h30, South African time. Sam has brilliantly put together two international yoga retreat days, the next being on Sunday 26 April 2020. There are teachers from around the globe providing teaching throughout the day. For your ease and security, we are doing things on Zoom with a password. You need to register for the regular classes and separately for the Yoga day on 26 April. Please contact Sam on: +27 76 904 2067 for whatsapp det

Celebrating being men in body and spirit!

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On reflection  I go into every retreat with no expectations but a reasonable level of preparation. I know that each retreat is shaped by the great teachers, a good thematic design and pacing, the brilliant creative projects and then the chemistry of diverse men working, creating, exploring together. The Explorer retreat of 2019 did not disappoint. 23 men spent 4 days exploring mind, body and spirit. We picked up a theme of the Katha Upanishad, an Indian myth of a pious young lad who travels to the world of the Dead to learn the secrets of existence. The weekend started with an exquisite blindfolded teaching by Sajiv. That just set the tone and we were off. Sean taught Iyengar influenced hatha yoga; Sam taught a magical Bhakti yoga, Eugene did a fiery vinyasa, Nigel taught a yin class, everyone joined energy to teach an inversion course followed by group and acro-yoga - always a crowd pleaser. Craig taught a masterful Budokon yoga drawing on the warrior theme. In between, David ing

Call for deposits: Winter Retreat 8-11 August 2019

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We have sent out an email to those on our list for deposits for the Cape Men's Yoga winter retreat, 2019. This is a four day / three night retreat. It is exclusively for men and the yoga is done naked. It takes place outside a small town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. We normally accept 22 men on a retreat. It is fully catered with great vegetarian cuisine. The farm is beautiful. Accommodation is mostly twin single beds. Though rustic the farm is well equiped. The total price per person including everything except transportation is ZAR 2100. (which is Euro 131). Deposits are due by 27 May to secure your space. All of the teachers are certified yoga or pilates instructors. For more information contact us on capemensyoga (@) gmail.com

Cape Men's Yoga annual retreat: 8 - 11 August 2019

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Dear Yoga brothers, This is to confirm that we will be having another Cape Men's Yoga retreat at our favourite venue in the Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa. CMY is a voluntary group of yogis based in Cape Town. For 7 years we organised annual or biannual retreats. Our aim is to create a space for you to come and practice, be in a place of kindness and meet some very special people in a beautiful natural environment.  This is again a Winter retreat in the southern hemisphere:   8-11 August 2019 . This is over the long-weekend, so it should be easier for people to join for the whole of the Friday practice. We will again offer the option of coming a day earlier to start with quieter meditation and yoga time, and then a full programme beginning on Thursday 8 August. This in practice means you can come for 4 nights, 3 nights or just the Friday and Saturday nights. The exact cost of the retreat depends on a number of factors, including how many men will attend, how many nig

Classes every Sunday in Claremont

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Cape Men's Yoga Cape Men's Yoga is doing great. We have a mix of vinyasa yoga and pilates classes for men, all done naked with just a smile on your face. Get in touch with us at capemensyoga (@) gmail.com or whats up on 082 579 6868 and we can give you details. 10h30 to 12h15 every Sunday at a private studio in Claremont. Open to men of all ages, cultures, religions and sizes. If you have an injury or medical condition, check with a doctor or specialist first and tell your teacher. We want a no injuries practice. Especially if you have eye pressure or blood pressure issues, you must get professional advice before starting yoga. Get it off and get on that mat, dude.

Brotherhood flourishes at the Winter Retreat 2018

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Yoga is about a lot of things. Sometimes it is about the body, sometimes it is more about the mind, sometimes it is about the spirit, and sometimes it is about the community we create. Yoga is based on yamas and niyamas, a code of conduct for how we treat ourselves and how we treat others. It is a personal and a social practice. This year's Cape Men's Yoga Winter Retreat was entitled Reunion . This was partly because Nigel came home to South Africa to help with the retreat, partly because many of the traditional teachers of CMY came back from their various journeys of body and mind, and partly it was a statement about reuniting with our personal path, with our beliefs and with ourselves. The word yoga , which comes from the Sanskrit yug , means to unite or harness. Every retreat is so different. The dynamics change, some of the men change, the weather changes, the times of the year and of our lives change. What remains constant is the shared practice, the bonding, the l