2-Hour Yoga 101
Saturday October 13 @ 1115am

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About the Session

Are you interested in yoga, but don’t know where to start? Maybe you’re already a weekend warrior and want to learn more about this ancient practice? Either way, our Yoga 101 course is for you! 


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Our two-hour immersion is perfect for anyone new to yoga or those who want a fresh look at the basics.

We teach the fundamentals of a sound yoga practice, including foundational alignment in postures and breath. This workshop will give you a chance to practice, to ask questions and to receive guidance from our knowledgeable staff.

  • We start by exploring the roots of yoga. 
  • Touch on the most important points for the busy yogi
  • Include some fascinating resources for those wanting to go deeper
  • We’ll run through everything from health benefits, to how to choose a yoga mat
  • Demystifying some of the equipment you may have seen lurking at the back of the yoga studio + include tips from yogis on how to dress for maximal comfort
  • + of course…..test it all out!

ALL LEVELS + ALL AGES WELCOME

Yoga 101 will leave you empowered to try any of our ‘Beginner Friendly’ + ‘Experience is a Plus’ classes.

Beginner Foundations Series BONUS | save 50%

Join our 6 Week Beginner Foundations Series and save 50% off the basic tuition once you have completed our Yoga 101 Immersion.


2018 schedule

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West End | 836 Gardiners Rd, Kingston ON | 613 384 MIND (6463)

Our West End location hosts our 6 Week Beginner Foundations Series

Downtown | 397 Princess St, Kingston ON | 613 384 SOUL (7685)

Saturdays @ 1115am 

October 13/18
November 10/18
December 8/18

2 Hours 
Investment: $25

Infinity Member? 50% off
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About the Facilitator(s):
Jaime Wood
Studio Founder
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Jaime Wood
Studio Founder

With a background in dance (specifically ballet, lyrical and jazz), Jaime ventured to the pacific coast of Costa Rica to complete her initial 200-hr YA Yoga Teacher Certification at Nosara Yoga Insitute under Don and Amba Stapleton. Upon returning, she taught at local venues and for other Kingston Yoga Studios and within a few years (and more studying & practicing) opened Samatva Yoga West End.

Jaime draws on her experience to teach light, uplifting classes that reflect the challenge of everyday life without losing sight of yoga’s ancient + rich tradition. True to her roots, she teaches dynamic Vinyasa using an ever-changing sequence of Asana (aligning breath and movement) and the interdisciplinary approach, which allows her to respond to the energy in the room. She has trained with many great teachers, each of whom has contributed to her unique teaching style. Being a mom, step mom, partner + owner of Samatva Yoga Kingston (for the past 11 years) she loves to share the practical application of yoga’s benefits to everyday living - and her classes are designed for all levels. Her love of yoga is evident in her teaching style and her classes will leave you feeling inspired and open to possibility.

“I am hugely passionate about the transformational benefits of yoga and meditation and the power they have to help us see what we truly are; works in progress. I teach yoga from the heart, with the sole aim of encouraging others to love themselves and the world a little bit more each day. My classes are for everyone, designed to build strength and encourage stillness of mind and an open heart through mindful breath led movement. Sequences are nourishing, strong, dynamic and fun and intended to energize and inspire individuals to embrace their vast potential on and off the mat. I'm a great lover of restorative, yin + yoga nidra meditation and like to incorporate this into most classes. In a culture obsessed with 'doing', these supported postures serve as the perfect antidote and offer untold benefits to the entire being.”

Continuing education includes (but not limited to) being inspired in workshops and certifications with Baron Baptiste, Todd Norian and Ann Greene, Paul Grilley, Seane Corn, David Life, Sharron Gannon, Michael Stone, Yogi Vishvketu, Nischala Joy Devi, Susi Hately Aldous, Maria Garre, Natasha Rizopoulos, Michael Lee, Sri Dharma Mittra, and Don and Amba Stapleton.
 
 
You may also be interested in our other ways to start….
Beginner Foundations Series

6 Week Series
$99-145

Yoga 101

2-Hour Crash Course
$25

Introductory Month

30 Days Unlimited $39
$30 online pricing

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