Remembering that you are going to die is the best way to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heartSteve Jobs
In this six week Kundalini Yoga + Meditation series you will learn to create clarity, refinement and a deeper understanding of communication. This is where your projection begins, everything you share with the world, your relationships, your capacity to give and receive love, the way you speak to others, to the universe, to yourself, the way you train your neural pathways to communicate with one another.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Kundalini Yoga + Meditation, Partner Practices, & Educational Techniques to develop and strengthen the nervous system so that we are able to receive more, to give more, and to experience more.
A safe and supportive environment to surrender our beliefs, wounds, stories, and childhood traumas so that we are able to be fully present
Exploration on self care, awareness, and tapping into our deepest desires
Thursdays 6:30 - 8:30 PM
A series for those whose lives have been affected by cancer - current fighters, survivors, care givers, friends & family.
Expect Restorative & therapeutic yoga focusing on breathwork, meditation and & gentle yoga postures. Lots of modifications & use of props to allow for exploration of what your body needs. The practice will be supportive & a chance for the cancer community to regain strength, health, & hope.
6:30 - 7:45 PM
Have you been practicing for awhile and wondering, “what’s next?” Join Alice Hong for a well-rounded intermediate/advanced level class that also includes meditation, mantra, and “off the mat” explorations. Play with your boundaries and explore uncharted territory in a supportive environment!
Tuesdays Jan 23 - Feb 20 [no class February 6th]
In this workshop series, we will:
• Explore a wide array of poses including arm balances, back bends, inversions and transitions.
• Workshop yoga-nerdy details
• Practice progressively sequenced classes to support more challenging poses
• Cultivate purposeful intentions for on & off the mat
• Support each other in this challenging and light-hearted practice
• Have a blast and laugh a lot
1:30 - 3:15 PM
Join the school of sankalpa for an entire day dedicated to the practice of yoga nidra. Learn what the ancients knew about the state of consciousness between wakefulness and sleep.
4 intelligently guided yoga nidra practices in one day by the trained facilitators of the School of Sankalpa.
Enter the state of yogic sleep to heal your body, consciously create a personal resolve, and taste inner freedom.
a mat, pillow, blanket, eye pillow (if desired), journal & pen (if desired), water bottle, comfortable clothing
9 AM - 4 PM [midday lunch break]
An exploration in healing using acupuncture and breath. Enjoy the benefits of community medicine, with a focus on improving the health of your hips, neck and shoulders. We begin this workshop with a Forrest yoga sequence designed to compassionately unravel tension stored in these specific areas of the body: areas of the body that are associated with our passions, our burdens and our ability to communicate. Practice Forrest Yoga’ hip openers, standing poses and upper body postures that will safety strengthen and create space in the neck, pelvic and shoulder joints. Finish your practice with acupuncture in savasana designed to improve the health of these areas. This workshop will help you learn how to walk through 2018 with grace, passion and freedom.
10 AM - 12:15 PM
Let meditation become your medicine.
Meditation and contemplation can reduce stress, anxiety, depression. addictive tendencies and pain levels while simultaneously calming mental and emotional states, improving focus, and resoving limiting beliefs.
Join us for a transformational 5 week introductory course as we:
explore how the mind & body store residual stresses and trauma
-cultivate gentle breathe practices that help restore calm
-invite the release of tensional patterns through somatic [body-based] meditations
-unknot the mind through the use of a two-person contemplative exercise know as dyading
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Andrew is an international SATTVA Yoga teacher, based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He inspires his students to find their own “inner revolution”, as he combines the workings of body, breath and mind with a dynamic practice that leaves practitioners feeling blissful, present and grounded.
Hanumanasana (front splits) symbolizes taking a leap of faith as Hanuman did in service to Lord Rama when he leaped across the ocean to Sri Lanka as told in the ancient text of the Ramayana. When performing this asana, one should meditate on overcoming hurdles by inwardly focusing on the breath, opening the gateway to balance, peace of mind, and a deeper connection to Self. This workshop will systematically open your hip flexors while creating stability in your hips and pelvis to access increased flexibility and range of motion. Variations for every body will be explored to assist in developing more depth and ease to this advanced asana.
in this class you'll explore your relationship to your body, your breath, and your mind. The body is your temple and ultimate playing field of life. Opening the body develops your awareness to seamlessly move between internal and external realities, allowing you access through a challenging yoga sequence, pranayama, and guided meditation to strengthen the lungs and center the mind. This will be invigorating practice to flush, cleanse and heal the body and to leave the mat feeling blissful and grounded.
Yogananda Parhmahansa quoted “God is in the Spine”. It is through the spine that we have direct access to the intelligence of the universe. It is the balancing of energies in your spine and the openness of the heart center that can determine the outcome of your spiritual progress. This workshop is designed to help gain clarity as you learn to support the extension of the spine and develop a radiant presence in the heart. We will use the body as a tool to delve deeper and feel more connected to your spiritual practice.
10 AM - 12:30 PM & 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sunday 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Eight-75 minute intro to yoga classes + one month of unlimited yoga
The intro to yoga workshop is a class for the absolute beginner. We provide a safe and non-intimidating atmosphere for you to learn the basics of yoga, providing you with a foundation to carry into regular drop in classes.
$20 + GST DROP IN
*No class April 2nd *
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
The Dragon Dance is a blend of Indian & Daoist Yoga, designed to stimulate & remove blockages to the flow of energy (prana or chi) through directed awareness, the breath & vigorous movements. It is great for people who want a vigorous workout & who want to experience this mystical thing called "energy." It is a whole body workout, & will even challenge your ego. Flexibility is not just a physical quality; we also need flexible minds. Learning the Dragon Dance, will challenge you mentally & will hopefully build neural plasticity in the brain. At some point you may experience the dragon's fire: you will have reached this stage when you begin to sweat. After that, the dance will enter the Yin phase, holding each position for a few breaths, to strengthen & open the joints. The final relaxation will allow the body to marinate in the juicy energies that you stimulated, which will enhance the healing & strengthening process within you.
No pre-registration / in studio purchase only
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Have you been feeling the call of taking your first teacher training? Join us for a casual evening to meet fellow teachers-to-be as well as the faculty of the Yoga Passage Teacher Training.
Come with questions & expectations of the program, comfortable clothes to sit [and maybe stretch] in, and an open enthusiasm about this next step in your journey!
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Turn inwards with the breath as your guide and healer… take a profound and transformative journey within your Self.
Unwind, release, and melt within the living vibrational matrix of the didgeridoo, medicine drums, shakers, tibetan bowls, and tuning forks
Relax into community, fully self-empowered… nourish yourself and molt that which no longer serves.
Open and clear the pathways to health and wellbeing on all levels.
Explore the energetic continuum of your body, beliefs, emotions, and non-physical realms.
Detoxify, rejuvenate, energize, release, express, integrate, clarify, and heal.
Each breath is a key… curious what’s behind the door?
Journey Facilitated by:
Trevor Yelich www.numasomatics.com
+ Special Guests ** No previous experience required. **
Bring a yoga mat, shawl or blanket and a small cushion.
6 PM - 9 PM