To Do: “Taste the Rainbow” Yoga Class and Vegan Food Tasting at Maha Yoga

Discover a yoga tradition through a class and seasonal eats.

Okay, let’s be honest. Sometimes we get caught up in distractions, like finding the perfect pair of yoga pants, instead of paying attention to the greater aspects of yoga. It’s easy to forget that yoga is not just about pants that make your butt look great or even breaking a sweat. It’s a practice that holds deep traditions.

One tradition is the concept of nine “rasas,” or tastes that express emotional states. Teagan Schweitzer, an instructor at Maha Yoga and Parisian trained chef , will host a yoga class and food tasting carefully designed to explore all nine “rasas” on July 21st.

This workshop on Sunday afternoon will include a two-hour (whoa, now we are breaking a sweat) yoga class followed by a seasonal vegan lunch prepared by Teagan herself. The lunch will feature “the five primary tastes on our tongues.” The sample menu sounds pretty scrumptious: arugula salad, fingerling potatoes, a plum crumble. Register here (click the Workshops tab).

$50 after, July 21st, 1 to 4 p.m., Maha Yoga, 1700 Sansom Street, sixth floor, Philadelphia.

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