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July 14th Weekend – Construction + Cancellations

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We are really excited to continue our Suspenstion Yoga installation downtown (west end was complete 2 weeks ago) but in order to finish by Sunday it will be necessary to cancel some classes to get the work done. Thank you for your patience and please use this opportunity to visit our west end location. We will be running room temperature …

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Flow with a Friend $5 – until Aug 31

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Have you been waiting for just the right time to invite someone you know to a yoga class with you? Whether it’s Hot Yoga, Peace Yoga, Yin + Yang or Restorative Yoga (any style counts), here’s your chance to introduce yoga to your friends, neighbors, family and co-workers or simply ask someone to re-visit the studio…….they don’t have to be …

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Enter Educator: Jonathan MacCaul

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Yoga is helping me achieve a balance in Life that I have always strived for. As a Fitness and Health Professional I have recognized that Yoga is the one activity that will truly allow me to continue experiencing and appreciating all that Life has to offer. Amor Vita! “Yoga is not an ancient myth buried in oblivion. It is the …

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Jonathan is Now Booking Thai Massage in both Samatva West + Downtown

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2,500 years ago a dynamic bodywork therapy based upon yoga and Ayurveda practices, appeared in the temples of Thailand. This therapeutic art was directly rooted in the Indian healing traditions of Ayurvedic medicine. The father founder of Thai Yoga Massage, Jivaka Kumarbhaccha was a renowned doctor and yogi, he treated the Buddha, among others. After the Buddha’s death, the earliest …

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A Wise Woman’s Stone

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A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day, she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food. The hungry traveler saw the precious stone and asked the woman to give it to him. She did so without hesitation. The traveler …

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[BOTM] Mantras Made Easy by Sherianna Boyle, MED, CAGS

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“Your cellphone rings–you automatically reach for it. Your child calls for you–your innate response is to go to him. Just like you are programmed for these responses, so too can you train your brain to manifest your life’s goals and dreams. It is as amazing and powerful as it sounds–and it is entirely possible with the help of mantras. Simply …

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My 3 Favourite Smoothies Right Now!

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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 …

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2 Hour Suspension Yoga™ Immersion
2017 Schedule
AUGUST DATES JUST ADDED!

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Are you ready to elevate your yoga? Always dreamed of flying? Want to learn how to trust and feel supported? Curious about the healing and therapeutic benefits of suspending? Then the Samatva Suspension Yoga™ Immersion is for you! Perfect for beginners and floor based yogis alike. This workshop, the pre-requisite to attend drop-in schedule Suspension classes, introduces safe and effective …

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Enter Educator: Piper (Andrea) Pritchard

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A little voice inside my head told me that I just had to try yoga. And once I listened, there was no going back. Yoga has brought a sense of connection and balance to every part of my life: physically, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually. Everything’s better with yoga! I teach because it is my way of giving back and sharing …

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[POTM] Classic Locust Pose: Salabhasana

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As you stretch in this pose, your body traces the smooth arc of a crescent moon (chandra).  You will have to practice conscientiously, but when you finally balance without fear it is a feat to celebrate. Lifting too high or too quickly as you come into the pose can trigger a cramp in the soles of your feet, hamstrings, or lower …