Canada Day Holiday

Happy 150th Canada! Have a safe and happy holiday weekend and activities. Please note: Our online schedule will ALWAYS reflect the current classes, including cancellations, substitute teachers, holidays and events/workshops. share to a friend or share to social media

The Ease the Comes When We Open to What is Really Going On

“Tonight after I put our 4-year old son Olin to sleep, I meditated under the skylight next to the bed. Carina put Hudson to sleep in another bed down the hall. Aware that the dishes had piled up over the day, I decided to let all domestic tasks go and sit for 30 minutes. At the 30-minute point, ready to …

My 3 Favourite Smoothies Right Now!

Fresh + Light | serves 1 Sweet + Tart | serves 1 Spicy + Zesty | serves 1 Smoothies or juices…….or it is so hard to decide. For me, it’s a mix of two things. I want ease (this is where juicing falls short for me….too much clean up!) and I want fabulous flavour + nutritional power! Your basic smoothie …

Saluting Solstice Summer Sale | June 22 + 23 ONLY

Get going today + you enjoy this unlimited yoga option and practice for a full year at both Samatva Yoga West End and Downtown locations, hot and room temperature yoga. This is an auto-renewing membership with NO COMMITMENT. This means that you will forever have a $399 annual membership from year to year unless you choose not to – Cancellation …

Enter Educator: Julian Gregory

Meeting ourselves right where we are. Being curious about it, so we can enjoy the process of yoga, we can enjoy who we are in the moment. Listening to the body, letting it take the lead. I want people to have fun in yoga, to smile and maybe even laugh a little. Because it’s not what we do, but how …

Sailing the Kite of the Sternum

Just as a kite suspends on atmospheric wind currents, so the sternum and heart float upward on the internal winds of breath Anatomically the heart is attached to the posterior border of the sternum, so that whenever the sternum moves, the heart follows. Poses that actively stretch the sternum, such as taking the arms behind the back and clasping the …

June Sama-Set: Remember the End Point with Vinyasa by the Clock

Practice to REMEMBER THE END POINT. A yoga practice should develop your ability to be single-pointed at any moment, if you should choose to be. In any sequence of events, there is a beginning, a duration in between and an end point. In the middle there are many many moments. A sequence of events may be short, like a yoga …

Today: Live Yoga + Have Patience

Have you ever encountered a situation in your life where you wanted things to move just a little bit faster? Where you’re thinking, “could someone please extract me from this moment and take me to the future? It’s really painful right here… please?” SOMETIMES, DO NOTHING. Waiting for answers can make us anxious and impatient.  In the space of waiting …

Journal Club | June Prompts

We’ve created a Private Facebook Group. Ghost in the background or introduce yourself. Join this group to make sure you don’t miss your questions! https://www.facebook.com/groups/645773802269443/ @samatvayoga #samatvaspirit #samatvajournalclub share to a friend or share to social media

[BOTM] Q&A a day | 5 Year Journal

“Do you ever stop to wonder how you got where you are? The Q&A a Day Journal shows you what was going through your head each day—for five years of your life. Simply turn to today’s date, answer the question at the top of the page, and when you finish the journal, start over. As you return to the daily …