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Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training 2016

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Registration for our Summer Yoga Teacher Training is closed. Dates will be posted soon for the next training running over 10 weekends starting in the Fall.

Adjustments & assists: Sun June 26, 3:30-6:30pm

$50+hst with Janice

Learning how to safely assist students of varying levels in Primary and Second Series postures including backbends and arm balances. This workshop is good for newer teachers as well as practitioners who can learn lots about their own movements by helping others.

 

Backbend Foundations: Tuesday June 28, 6-8pm

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$50+hst With Angela Regnier and Barbara Timmins.

Backbends have many therapeutic qualities, they can:

  •       Boost energy levels, relieve muscle tension and uplift your mood
  •       Stimulate your central nervous system and boost immunity
  •       Improve posture by strengthening the back and opening the chest
  •       Re-align, strengthen and increase mobility in the spine
  •       Open your hips, as well as strengthening and stretching the legs
  •       Improve breathing by opening your lungs and diaphragm

This workshop will help you increase mobility and stability in your  backbending postures. It will include movements to help strengthen and lengthen target areas followed by a breakdown of selected backbending postures – such as cobra, wheel, and came. Proper alignment and breathing techniques will be offered along with variations, props and assists to explore backbends in a safe and effective way for students of all levels and body types.

More time for Mysore practice!

The following are nIMG_20160110_092250ow running as Mysore classes:

Tuesdays, 4:30pm-5:45pm with Barbara; Thursdays, 4:30pm-6pm with Janice; Fridays 11:45-1pm with Mike. Mysore classes allow you to get detailed one-on-one instruction from your teacher. You can arrive and leave when you want allowing enough time for your practice. And all our Mysore classes are drop-in!

4-week starter pass

wood statueNew to the studio? Buy our 4-week starter pass for $35+hst and get unlimited access to ALL classes including Mysore to find out how this amazing practice works. Check out our morning classes, or take an evening flow class. Take a look at our prices for other practice packages.

 

 

Morning Mysore and Moon Days

Mysore is a powerful and liberating way to practice yoga, with hands-on guidance from our dedicated teachers. You can buy affordable packages to practice on a monthly basis – or you can drop-in at any time. Please remember that our morning Mysore classes don’t run on Moon Days and practitioners take rest. Next Moon Days are Saturday June 4th (New) and Monday June 20th (Full). All other classes run as normal on Moon Days.

 

Yoga foundations: Learning the fundamentals

dogsThe next date for this popular course will be posted soon. The cost is $50+hst – this price includes a five-class pass! You will learn the fundamentals of Astanga Vinyasa Yoga, along with clear direction on how Mysore practice works. This course is aimed at beginners, or practitioners new to Astanga. You’ll receive a 5-class pass for any drop-in classes – the pass starts on the day you first use it.

 

Meditation Nights

Our weekly Lam Rim and Mindfulness instruction classes are led by Dr Bob Kapitany, who has been a serious Dharma practitioner for more than 40 years.

If you’re interested in these classes you should contact the meditation group first – please see our meditation page for more information and then follow the instructions given on how to attend.