Self-Care

Resetting the Bar on Stress Resiliency

Here I am off on holiday out to the west coast of Canada to catch up with family and friends. A vacation, at least I keep telling myself that in hopes that it will both sink in and be understood as truth. We should take vacation! We need to take vacations and time out from… Continue reading Resetting the Bar on Stress Resiliency

Life & Love

Sangha – The Healing Power of Community

At the beginning of 2005 and three weeks before my 30th birthday I was alone, vulnerable and with a heartbreak so vast it consumed every fibre of my being. My six-year relationship had just ended. And while it had started off full of love and promises for the future, it ended with me a mere shell… Continue reading Sangha – The Healing Power of Community

Guided Meditation

Guided Meditation on Connection

Please enjoy the following scripted meditation for gratitude. Feel free to share directly with your class or to make any adjustments that are better suited to you and your students. Namasté. Relaxing completely into our mat, let’s begin to settle in to the natural ebb and flow of our breath. Softening into this space. Closing… Continue reading Guided Meditation on Connection

Yoga Practice

Yoga 101 for Therapists

Yoga is the 6,000 year-old science of the mind. As outlined in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, one of the oldest texts on Yoga, Yoga is the cessation of the mind-stuff (1:2) or essentially turning off our monkey minds. While Yoga in the western world is known by its physical side of poses and a… Continue reading Yoga 101 for Therapists

Class Themes

Class Theme: Let the Sunshine In

Whether it's a gloomy day or a bright sunny day, this revitalizing flow will uplift your mood, re-energize your soul and put a smile on your face. This is all about the heart openers! Big crescent lunges throughout sun salutations, chest expansions with arms wide open in standing postures all mixed into a sweet and… Continue reading Class Theme: Let the Sunshine In