Sounding Class Series

Thursdays, May 3 – 24, with Monica Voss 5:00pm-6:00pm, $64/series of 4 classes, $23/class Making sounds, whether deliberate or spontaneous, is a strategy the body/brain/mind uses to release stress and restore energy. Sound is also the focus of some meditation

Introduction to Inversions

Thursdays, May 3 – 24, with Monica Voss 6:15pm-7:30pm, $80/4 weeks, $23/class Inversions are grounding, challenging, and releasing. Touching upon headstand, handstand, forearm balance and shoulder stand, we’ll focus on building our inverted postures from the ground up to stabilize, understand and enjoy

Yoga for Arthritis…NEW!

Friday, May 25, with Della Croteau 1:00pm–3:00pm,  $40 Arthritis is a term used to describe an inflammation of the joints which causes stiffness and pain and occurs for various reasons. In this workshop, we will discuss the causes of arthritis,

Awakening the Spine

Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, May 27 with Monica Voss Saturday, 2:30pm-5:30pm, Sunday, 10:30am-5:00pm, $250 Spend a weekend exploring all aspects of the spine – its anatomy, connection to the breath, energy, movement and texture and the imagery that has

WuXing Qi Gong Class Series

Mondays, May 28 – June 18, with Donna Oliver 5:00pm – 6:00pm, $64/series of 4 classes, $23/day Wuxing Qigong is a beautifully flowing 5 movement set that energizes the five major organ systems. It is a short set, and can

Yoga for the Lymphatic System

Thursdays, May 31 – June 21, with Tama Soble 5:00pm–6:00pm, $64/4 weeks, $23/class The lymphatic system is a network of vessels that form a filtration system in the body and aid in keeping bodily fluid levels in balance. The lymphatic system

Yoga for Anxiety Class Series

Thursdays, May 31 – June 21, with Tama Soble 6:15pm-7:30pm, $80/series of 4 classes, pre-registration required Practise and discuss asana and pranayama techniques that you can use at home or at work to help manage anxiety. Understand the basis for each

Body-Centred Tibetan Meditation Class Series

Fridays, June 1 – 22, with Melanie Bonnell 8:30am–9:45am, $80/series of 4 classes, $23/class We will review the basics of these body-centred practices and then explore additional practices in this series*. We will focus on preparations for Bodhicitta (loving kindness/compassion)

CPR Level B AED

Friday, June 1, with Vera Stambolic 12:30pm-4:30pm, $85 (+$15 cash for the Rescue 7 manual) This workshop will teach you how best to respond to a life threatening situation. You will learn how to provide accurate and effective cardio pulmonary

Yoga and Osteoporosis

Saturday, June 2, with Shari Stein 3:00pm-5:30pm, $50 “I always say that my religion is kindness, because kindness is in our bones.” His Holiness, the Dalai Lama Osteopenia and osteoporosis are conditions in which – during the natural process of

Workshops in the UK, June and September 2018

with Monica Voss   Workshops in June, 2018 Saturday, June 2 – Sunday, June 3 BABWORTH COURT, BABWORTH, RETFORD, NOTTS Contact Julie Robinson info.jasminetrust@gmail.com www.jasminetrust.co.uk 01777 711770 Tuesday, June 5 PARC SLIP NATURE RESERVE, ABERKENFIG, WALES Contact Diana O’Reilly d-or@hotmail.co.uk www.dianaoreillyyoga.co.uk

Getting to know your Nervous System

Sunday, June 3, with Tara Detwiler 11:30am-1:30pm, $40 This workshop will look at how the nervous system works, what self regulation is, and how overwhelming events can cause symptoms as a way to contain trauma. Body awareness is a major element

Knowing your Knees and Feet

Sunday, June 3, with Mar Jean Olson 3:00pm-5:00pm, $40 Practise beneficial exercises for strength, flexibility, movement awareness, injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Friday Intensives

June 8, July 20, with Tama Soble 12:30pm-3:00pm, $35/class Enjoy the pleasure of deepening your practice by taking time at the end of the week to unwind and revitalize. For students and teachers at every level. June 8 $35.00 CADJuly 20

From the Ground Up: How to Teach Beginners

Saturday, June 9 – Sunday, June 10, with Tama Soble Saturday, 12:00pm-6:30pm, Sunday, 10:30am-5:00pm, $325 Spend 2 days exploring the art of teaching yoga to beginners. Learn the principles behind adapting postures and breathing practices, the importance of variety and

Yoga for Insomnia

Friday, June 15, with Tama Soble 12:30pm–3:00pm, $50 Explore asana and pranayama techniques that can assist you with the challenges of insomnia. We will incorporate practices that enhance relaxation for body and mind, and can be done in preparation for

Ruling your Inner World – Kundalini Yoga & Meditation for Deep Happiness

Saturday, June 16, with Mary Paterson 3:00pm–5:00pm, $40 When you rule your inner world, happiness flows throughout the whole of your being. In this workshop, you will learn powerful postures, breath techniques and meditations based on Kundalini Yoga as taught

Eight Trigram (Bagua) Qi Gong…NEW!

Sunday, June 17, with Donna Oliver 2:30pm-4:30pm, $40 From simple to complex, explore movement that energizes the spine, strengthens the physical body, and improves body-mind connection. If you enjoy a physical challenge that improves focus and balance, this workshop may

Grounding, Breathing and Releasing the Spine: yoga practice that is accessible to all

Toronto Accessible Yoga Conference, June 22 – 24, 2018 Sunday, June 24, 9:00am-10:30am, with Tama Soble Experience joyful ease in the body as we explore the relationship between grounding, breath awareness and freedom in the spine. Learn how this approach

Unleash Your Summer Stride: A Hip Releasing Intensive

Tuesday, July 3 – Friday, July 6, with Julia Juhas 8:30am-9:45am, $80/week or $23/day Summer is a great time to enjoy leisurely activities like hiking, running, tennis and walking the beach, and we want the knees, hip flexors and low

Lighter Shoulders with Feldenkrais®

Tuesday, July 3 – Friday, July 6, with Maria Meindl 4:30pm – 5:45pm, $80 or $23/day Staring at screens, driving in traffic, carrying heavy bags … these are just a few of the activities that can leave shoulders feeling burdened

A Summer Weekend in the Country at Swallow’s Bridge, Alton, Ontario

July 6 – 8, with Tama Soble Shared Room (2- 3/room) $495 (pp) Refresh and energize your connection to breath, ground and spine. Enjoy the pleasure of deepening your yoga practice in an inspiring natural setting. swallowsbridgeretreat.com Read More >

Yoga in Tuscany…NEW!

July 8 – 14 and/or July 15 – 21, 2018, with Monica Voss
Benvenuti a Saletta – A Florentine farmhouse

*Sorry, both weeks are full, add your name to the waiting list.

Enjoy comfortable, characterful accommodations at Saletta, a historic working olive oil farm in the hills above Florence.

Early Morning Intensive

Tuesday, July 9 – Friday, July 13, with Tama Soble 8:30am-9:45am, $100/week, $23/day Begin your day by energizing your body and mind with an early morning yoga practice. Enjoy the pleasure of connecting to the breath, releasing the body deeply, and

Yoga for Neck, Shoulders and Upper Back

Sunday, July 15, with Mar Jean Olson 10:30am – 1:30pm, $60 Increase the range of motion in your neck, shoulders, arms and upper back with numerous and enjoyable exercises and sequences. Experience an enhanced sense of lightness and freedom.

Moving with Mudras

Monday, July 16 – Friday, July 20, with Mar Jean Olson 8:00am-9:15am, $100/week,  $23/day “Mudra” usually refers to positions of the body, hands, and eyes. Mudra practice needs no prior preparation. Join us as we learn the full-body mudras and

Freeing the Sides

Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27, with Tama Soble 8:30am-9:45am, $100/week or $23/day Side stretching and bending frees the spine, the ribcage and the breath, enhancing comfort and ease in the body. We will practise this often neglected movement

Open House for 750 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Programme, October 2018 – December 2019

Thursday, July 26, 6:15pm Presentations begin at 6:30pm. RSVP For those interested in becoming a yoga teacher, enhancing a previous training or simply deepening their own practice and knowledge. The 2018-2019 course begins in October 2018. We offer a uniquely

A Summer’s Day of Yoga

Sunday, July 29, with Monica Voss 10:30am–4:30pm, $108 morning only (10:30am-1:30pm), $65 afternoon only (2:30pm-4:30pm), $45 Take a day to celebrate breath, relaxation and natural movement as the sun glows and warms and the birds sing. Bring shiny summer freshness

Early Morning Breathing and Meditation

Monday, July 30 – Friday, August 3, with Monica Voss 8:30am-9:45am, $100/week, or $23/day Take time just to breathe. This intensive includes basic breathing exercises (pranayama) as well as a variety of breath awareness, relaxation and meditation techniques. Everyone welcome.

Yoga for Arthritis Intensive…NEW!

Monday, July 30 – Thursday, August 2, with Della Croteau 4:30pm-5:45pm, $80, $23/day Arthritis is a term used to describe an inflammation of the joints which causes stiffness and pain and occurs for various reasons. In this series, we will

Yoga and Ravine Hike

Monday, July 30, with Tama Soble 9:00am-11:30am, PWYC Take your yoga outdoors. Feel the ground underneath your feet and allow nature to enliven your practice. Please pack a water bottle, and bring a yoga mat. We will meet outside the Tichester/Heath Street

Kundalini Yoga for the Senses…NEW!

Tuesday, August 7 – Friday, August 10, with Katherine Duncanson 8:30am-9:45am, $80, or $23/day In the Sensory Awake Sessions, Katherine will introduce you to a series of gentle and restorative practices derived from Kundalini Yoga which include tension release techniques and

Trip to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada…NEW!

Thursday, August 9, with Monica Voss and Tama Soble 7:00pm, cost of entrance Join us on an outing to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada this summer. Let’s be inspired by the undulating movements of the spine and fins of sea creatures

Walk the Labyrinth in High Park

Tuesday, August 14, with Monica Voss  10:30am-12:30pm, no charge Walking a labyrinth increases focus and concentration. As we walk in contemplation, we pay more attention to our breathing and our thoughts and sometimes the less helpful thoughts decrease and by

Labour Preparation

Saturday, August 18, with Monica Voss 1:00pm-3:00pm, $45, $75/couple Enjoy stretching, breathing, back care, sounding, suggestions for hands-on assisting, and positions for labour. Come solo or with a partner, or friend. Private, semi-private and small group sessions are available instead

Summer Yoga Retreat with Reflective Writing at Swallow’s Bridge, Alton, Ontario

August 10 – 12, with Monica Voss and Sandra Campbell Shared Room (2- 3/room) $495 (pp) Yoga is a reflective practice. Its many techniques encourage us to feel, ponder, observe, remember and assess. Join Monica on a weekend devoted to

Summer Evening Practice

Monday, August 20 – Thursday, August 23, with Monica Voss 6:15pm-8:00pm, $90/full workshop or $23/day Enjoy an early evening practice of yoga postures, breath awareness, pranayama, relaxation and meditation as the light softens, the crickets chirp and we hold summer close for

Hands-on Assists for Advanced Postures

Saturday, September 15 – Sunday, September 16, with Monica Voss and Tama Soble Saturday, 2:30pm-5:30pm, Sunday, 10:30am-5:00pm, $250 As teachers, we use hands-on assists to work directly with the principles of grounding and elongation supporting students to move freely and

Yoga in Portugal…NEW!

October 1 – 8 and/or October 8 – 15, 2018, with Monica Voss
*Sorry, both weeks are full, add your name to the waiting list.

Portugal is an attractive European destination – it’s a friendly, honest society with a love of beauty, and a wide range of geography, historical sites, art, music and culture. The weather in October is warm and sunny and the food is simple and fresh.

Empowering the Aging Body

Saturday, October 27 – Sunday, October 28 with Monica Voss, Tama Soble, Shari Stein and Della Croteau Saturday, 12:00pm-6:30pm, Sunday, 10:30am-5:00pm, $325 As the population ages, teachers must inform themselves about natural changes in the body as well as common conditions

Anatomy for Yoga Teachers, with Mariko Tanabe

A Body-Mind Centering® Approach November 30 – December 2, 2018 10:00am-5:00pm, $450/full weekend, $165/day Body-Mind Centering® (BMCSM) is an experiential study based on anatomical, physiological, psychophysical and developmental principles developed by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. BMC utilizes movement, touch, voice, imagery,

Yoga Teachers’ Retreat at Swallow’s Bridge, Alton, Ontario

November 16 – 18, 2018, with Tama Soble  Shared Room (2- 3/room) $510 (pp) Join fellow teachers for a weekend of asana, pranayama, and walking meditation. Exchange ideas. Develop and deepen your own practice and teaching. Teachers and teacher trainees

Yoga in Tobago…our 17th year

February 16 – 24, 2019, with Monica Voss.

COME TO YOUR SENSES

Tobago will entice you with its tropical beauty. Located in the southern Caribbean just off South America, it is Trinidad’s unspoiled and beautiful little sister.

Yoga Holiday in Puglia, Italy

May 18 – 25, 2019, with Tama Soble

Enjoy yoga in the countryside at La Rosa dei 4 Venti (The Rose of the 4 Winds) in the beautiful and charming Puglia district of southern Italy. (www.larosadei4venti.org)

Storied Tour of Iceland

July 2 – 11, 2019, with Monica Voss and Sandra Campbell

Iceland is one of the most literate societies in the world and its stories reflect its exotic and mysterious landscapes.

Yoga Adventure in India

November 6 – 21, 2019, with Monica Voss.

Discover three distinct areas of India in this exciting retreat adventure! The group will gather in Amritsar and spend the first 3 nights (Nov. 6 -9) acclimatizing to India and visiting the Golden…

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