Lesson Learned: Body Tension

Discovering the roots of our tension. Today, through breath and body awareness, we’re going to work with and through our body tension. In the yogic perspective, every tension has a cause that lies behind it. Ask yourself today what’s causing you to be tense?  Where do you hold this tension? Tension could originate from many things: a relationship, work, anger, fatigue, …

Restorative Yoga, Hands-on, Aromatherapy + Sound Healing Submergence
Sunday January 28 @ 600pm

Join us for these 2.5 hour exceptional healing event to RESTORE yourself to wholeness, balance and well-being. The workshop will include several ancient modalities, merging restorative yoga with powerful Reiki, Reflexology, Craniosacral & Aromatherapy hands-on healing, as well as themed guided meditation and vibrational sound healing bath. Prepare to feel completely transformed. Space is limited to ensure that everyone receives …

Yin Nidra: Happy Healthy Hips
Sunday January 14 @ 400pm

This two-part practice unites two powerful ways to relax: Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra. A slow and more passive workshop designed to encourage flexibility in the hips and lower body. Postures are held for longer periods to target deep into the connective tissue. For ultimate deep relaxation, Nidra (meaning yogic sleep) will offer you the chance to fully unwind both …

Lesson Learned: Softening the Edges

To train the body and mind to surrender to the practice. Pushing and relaxing are opposing actions. Pushing creates tension and resistance, in both the mind and the body; relaxing releases tension. It’s true; if you don’t go far enough in your asanas, there will be little stretch and you will probably not increase the range of asanas within your …

Life Lessons: Advice from an 80-Year-Old-Man

No doubt you have heard the old adage that there are only two certainties in life, death and taxes. There is a third certainty, of course: aging. From the moment we are born until the instant before we die, we are getting older. Despite the fact that we are surrounded by old people, there is much we don’t understand about …

Journal Club | December Prompts

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Resolve: A New Year’s Day Practice
Monday January 1 @ 100pm

Resolve to create a year of meaning during this 2 hour yoga practice. Starting our first yoga practice of the year with a slow mindful flow designed to honour and reflect on the past year. Cultivating some heat in our bodies while using twists to let go before slowing down to connect with our bodies through a loving and healing …