Every other Wednesday, 7-9:30pm, beginning January 14. Join us for a integral living exploration that is a practice immersion over the next year, beginning this fall. Designed as a year long program (Foundation, Journey, Fruition), it will offer you the opportunity to deeply explore what matters most to you in your life. Guided by Shahar Rabi, a Registered Clinical Counsellor, educator, and experienced group facilitator, participants will explore and learn to integrate the following in their lives . . . >
Toddler Yoga, with Saskia Tait and her 18-month old daughter, Annika, is a special class series designed for mobile babies and toddlers up to 3 years old (who must attend together with a caregiver). Using songs and rhymes alongside plenty of movement and stretching, this yoga class is designed to support the transition from babyhood to more developed forms of self-expression through movement. The class aims to promotes strength, flexibility, and balance through playful contact, movement, and general all-round fun! Click for more information >
Every other Wednesday, 7-9:30pm, beginning January 7. Men's groups provide clarity, challenge, accountability and support for you to focus on what matters most to you. Drop ins are welcome. >
Monday's, 11-12pm, January 21 - March 11. Exercise is the best anti-aging treatment. It is never too late to start—the human body is able to respond to exercise at any age. Join David Shadbolt, a highly experienced personal trainer, to kick start your practice in 2015. Click the photo for more information . . . >
Over the last century, humanity has experienced more changes than throughout all of the preceding millennia of post-Neolithic civilization. The challenges we face – global warming, pollution, overpopulation, drought, terrorism, etc. – seem innumerable and often intractable. But there are many glimmers of hope amid the this morass of crises. Many people are seeing beyond the present global calamity to an evolving human consciousness . . .
Happy people are generally found to be healthy, sociable, flexible, creative, resilient, tolerant, and have a great capacity for love and forgiveness. The pursuit of happiness is a noble one and it can be contagious. It is interesting that something so simple remains so elusive for so many. True happiness is not related to pleasure or consumption, but is a by-product of love, meaning, and connection...
If you want to consistently enjoy the benefits of yoga, then you need to take the steps necessary to make it a habit. One of the best ways to develop the yoga habit is to commit to a 30 day yoga challenge. Completing your own 30 day yoga challenge will require discipline, commitment, focus, and sacrifice. It won’t guarantee that you have a yoga habit for life, but it will be a step in the right direction. $199 for unlimited access to yoga and other classes, including meditation. You can also attend any workshop, event or program on offer at the studio in October as part of the challenge, though pricing for these is separate.
Join us for an invigorating morning of Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) and Yoga on the Pier at Snug Cove, every Sunday in July and August (no classes August 3rd and 31st). We will "SUP" from 9:00-9:45, and end our session with 45 minutes of yoga on the pier at Snug Cove.
Just as a gardener nurtures plant growth, so we can enhance our lives by tuning in, balancing and integrating our body and mind. When we are settled in our body, the mind brightens and relaxes. When the mind relaxes we release hormones and chemicals that enhance the body. Meditation is process of developing deeper and deeper states of mental relaxation supporting clarity, awareness and compassion.
The course will cover the basic guiding principles of the Clinical Psychology of Children and Young People and illustrate how theories of psychological development can be applied in understanding children and young people's mental health and well being within a wider societal and cultural context. We will also discuss current psychological models of prevention and treatment for Children and Young People.
A 3 hour introduction workshop with Shivani Howe, of Ishta Dev Niwas Yoga Centre, to kick start your exploration into your energy or pranic body. Enabling you to go deeper in your practice and take the wisdom of these fascinating 8 energy centers into your everyday life.
The transition to being a mother can be challenging and isolating for even the most “ready” and resourced woman. Reflecting and integrating our experience can help avoid prolonged mental/emotional health challenges, and free us up to be in authentic and healthy relationship with our selves, babies and partners.