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    Lesson Learned: First Class Facts
    16 Aug 2017
    anemptytextlline
    Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.buddhaWelcome to our new blog series Lesson Learned: A Teachers Pers...
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    Samatva Journal Club | August Prompts
    01 Aug 2017
    anemptytextlline
    “Did you know that a bee dies after he stings you? And that there's a star called Aldebaran? And that around the tenth of August, any year, you can look up in the sky at night and see dozens and dozens of shooting stars?” Elizabeth Enright, Then There Were Five What are your favourite words? What fo...
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    2 Hour Suspension Yoga™ Immersion
    Complete 2017 Schedule
    August 22 + 31
    22 Jul 2017
    anemptytextlline
    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, th...
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    Featured, Lesson Learned, Practice + Principles
    Lesson Learned: Beginning Lessons
    20 Jul 2017
    anemptytextlline
    Your yoga begins when you leave the classroom. It's how you relate to people and how you relate to the world. Your yoga is the giving and receiving. It's the wellness between inner and outer worlds. Your yoga is living the purpose of your life. Your yoga is to spread peace, one person at a time.Wel...
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    You will be missed.......Peace, Light and Love
    20 Jul 2017
    anemptytextlline
    Michael left beautifully and peacefullyJuly 17, 2017 As posted on Facebook on July 14th, Michael Stone was hospitalized and being monitored closely; he was in a coma. On July 17th, the following update was issued by Michael’s wife Carina via his Facebook page: This is Carina. Michael left beautifull...
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    Featured, Studio Scoop
    July 14th Weekend - Construction + Cancellations
    14 Jul 2017
    anemptytextlline
    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 locati...
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    Flow with a Friend $5 - until Aug 31
    14 Jul 2017
    anemptytextlline
    Now until August 31, 2017Have 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...
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    Featured, Unite: Community
    Enter Educator: Jonathan MacCaul
    14 Jul 2017
    anemptytextlline
    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! WHY DO I TEACH? “Yoga is not an ...
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    Jonathan is Now Booking Thai Massage in both Samatva West + Downtown
    12 Jul 2017
    anemptytextlline
    Welcome Jonathan to Samatva's bodywork tribe!Thai Massage appointments can be made: Tuesdays: 11am - 4pm West End Wednesdays: 200pm-430pm Dowtown Thursdays: 9am - 4pm West End See Jonathan's Availability Jonathan MacCaul Yoga Teacher + Bodyworker View Profile x...
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    Featured, Practice + Principles
    Trust: Have Courage and Trust Yourself
    07 Jul 2017
    anemptytextlline
    SELF-ACCEPTANCE Work with your body just as it is.If yoga is just being ware of how things are now, then will you just be okay with whatever happens and never change or grow? Will you become lazy b being content? Yoga doesn't make us passive in situations that aren't good for us. It puts us in to...
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    Featured, Live Your Yoga
    A Wise Woman's Stone
    04 Jul 2017
    anemptytextlline
    Author UnknownA 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 w...
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    Live Your Yoga, Samatva Journal Club
    Samatva Journal Club | July Prompts
    02 Jul 2017
    anemptytextlline
    "Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains..." Diane Ackerman What does freedom mean to you? What sort of freedom do you want your loved ones to have? Write a letter to someone in th...
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    [BOTM] Mantras Made Easy by Sherianna Boyle, MED, CAGS
    01 Jul 2017
    anemptytextlline
    About the Book"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-...
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    Canada Day Holiday
    30 Jun 2017
    anemptytextlline
    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. View Current Schedule share to a friend or share to social media Peace, L...
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    The Ease the Comes When We Open to What is Really Going On
    29 Jun 2017
    anemptytextlline
    written by Michael Stone, Teacher, Thinker, Activist"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 ...
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    Featured, Live Your Yoga
    My 3 Favourite Smoothies Right Now!
    25 Jun 2017
    anemptytextlline
    Minty Watermelon Cuke Smoothie Fresh + Light | serves 1 1 cup cuccumber peeled 1 banana 1-2 cups watermelon 1 tsp honey (or maple syrup) 2-3 mint leaves *blend away and enjoy 🙂 Mango Madness Green Smoothie Sweet + Tart | serves 1 2 handfuls of greens (i prefer kale/spinach) 1 green apple 1 cup mang...

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