joint health
Yoga Practice, Yoga Teacher

Spring Cleaning for Our Spine and Joints

Looking out my window this morning while sipping my coffee, I saw the most trusted sign that Spring is here in Canada: a Robin red-breast. So with that assurance, it's time to get going with a little spring cleaning! Yoga as we know is such an amazing practice to get the entire body moving. One… Continue reading Spring Cleaning for Our Spine and Joints

Class Themes

Class Theme: Just Breathe

When we look at the eight limbs of Yoga, the breath is equally important as the movement or asanas. However, in the west where Yoga has become popularized for it's great workout (which it is!) often the focus on the importance of breath is lost. From The Sutras of Patanjali 2:46 Asana is a steady,… Continue reading Class Theme: Just Breathe

Class Themes

Class Theme: Letting go of Frustration

Yes, I've lived in Canada my whole life. Yes, I know that it is only March which means it is still winter. Yes, I also just came back from Costa Rica and a nice warm break. Yes, I'm still frustrated that winter is not over. My assumption is that quite a few of us are… Continue reading Class Theme: Letting go of Frustration

Life & Love, Yoga Philosophy

3 Samskaras Keeping Us from Our Dreams

Samskaras are essentially our negative thought patterns or behaviours. They are generally unconscious. The kinds of things we do without thinking about like the route we take home from work or how we order our coffee. However, they go deeper than that, incorporating our sensory impressions of the world but also how we perceive this… Continue reading 3 Samskaras Keeping Us from Our Dreams

Class Themes

Class Theme: Clarity

The following theme can be used either for your own personal practice, or for your group classes or one on ones that you are teaching. Everything below is just a guide based on my thoughts and experiences in the moment. Feel free to change anything to better suit your teaching/practice style or so that it… Continue reading Class Theme: Clarity

Class Themes

Class Theme: Resiliency

The following theme can be used either for your own personal practice, or for your group classes or one on ones that you are teaching. Everything below is just a guide based on my thoughts and experiences in the moment. Feel free to change anything to better suit your teaching/practice style or so that it… Continue reading Class Theme: Resiliency

Class Themes

Class Theme: Playfulness

The following theme can be used either for your own personal practice, or for your group classes or one ones that you are teaching. Everything below is just a guide based on my thoughts and experiences in the moment. Feel free to change anything to better suit your teaching/practice style or so that it feels… Continue reading Class Theme: Playfulness