Advanced Series Stott® Pilates
with Beatrix Nagy
Jan 8 – Feb 26
Wednesdays, 11:30-12 Noon
This is IT!
This fast flowing, short repetition practice takes it up a big notch or two! Experience all the benefits of a Pilates mat class in just 30 minutes.
Take a break mid-week with this great stress-buster!
“Breathe and come back to life” Joseph Pilates
COST: $95 + hst; Drop-in $17 + hst
Candlelight Restorative, monthly practice
Friday, Jan 24, Feb 21, 7:00 – 8:15pm
with Michele Heuff
Give your nervous system a much-needed reboot!
Restorative Yoga and props go hand in hand to carefully support the body as you ease into stillness and relaxation. the long holds in each pose not only feel amazing, but also help to activate the body’s natural healing systems. The perfect recipe to melt away accumulated stress from your week!
Soft illumination of candles helps calm the mind and move us toward a more meditative state.
This practice will help rejuvenate you and cultivate a shift in your physical and emotional well-being. We’ll end our practive with the beautifully restorative sound of a crystal bowl, and Savasana.
Cost: Yoga Class Card
with Steven Nunnaro
Friday, Feb 14, 7 – 8:15pm
Join Steven Nunnaro for a Kundalini-inspired Valentines ‘date night’ practice! This practice is a fun and unique way to explore and deepen your relationship. It will help to expand inner awareness, sharing the physical practice side by side, and strengthen your emotional connection.
Bring more peace and harmony into your relationship from this loving, fun experience!
Together we’ll practice simple pranayama, warm-up exercises, asana sequences, partner meditations and then deep relaxation. There may be laughter, sweat and tears, as well as sighs! All are welcome!
COST: $50 +hst per couple.
with Sandy LeBlanc
Fri/Sat/Sun, March 6, 7, 8
A teacher training for care-givers, yoga teachers, body workers, and/or for your own self care.
This two-day workshop will provide insights, tools and techniques for care-givers of all kinds (whether caring for aging parents, ill family or friends, those dealing with anxiety and stress, etc.). It will also appeal to yoga teachers and body workers, providing more in-depth tools, techniques, philosophy, and physiology to add to your practices with your students and clients. And on a personal level, for your own self-care as you go through transition or a personal health crisis. More details soon!
COST: $245 + hst
(includes comprehensive handout)
Introductions & overview of the training
Combination of Hatha, Yin, Restorative and Meditation
Review 8 Limbs, Kosha’s, Vayu’s, Chakras
Gentle Yoga Practice including Yoga Nidra
Discussion and review Reading Assignments
Saturday, Mar 7: 2:30 – 6:00pm
The Tools of Gentle Yoga: asana, stretching, pranayama, mantra, mudra, meditation, neuroscience
Student types and contra-indications
Planning the practice: theme, postures, pranayama, sequencing
Our Role: leadership, observation, touch, propping, finding your voice (tone, language (gentle lexicon), tone, humour)
Review Practice Teaching lesson plan for Sunday, allocate sections, and if time, partner and practice
Sunday, Mar 8: 12 noon – 3:00pm
Restorative Yoga: Propping and Cueing
Shared Practice Teaching, with feedback and support
Sampler Meditation Practice & Develop 2 ‘Student Type’ practices
Final Gentle Practice, discussion and blessing
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