Taiji Qi Gong Set 1

Mondays, January 22 – March 19, with Donna Oliver 5:00pm–6:00pm, $128/series of 8 classes One of the most beautiful sets of 10 movements based on the Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) martial art form, it will strengthen the physical body and calm

Yoga for the Digestive System Class Series

Thursdays, February 8 – March 1, with Tama Soble 5:00pm–6:00pm, $64/4 weeks Throughout the day your digestive system is ingesting food, secreting fluids, breaking down and digesting fibre, absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste. Our digestion is impacted by stress and symptoms

Yoga for Anxiety Class Series

Thursdays, February 8 – March 15, with Tama Soble 6:15pm-7:30pm, $120/series of 6 classes, 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

Yoga at Mar de Jade, Mexico, presented by Merit Travel…NEW!

February 17 – 24, 2018 with Monica Voss
Availability is limited. Please contact the Studio for details.

Mar de Jade, a yoga and wellness retreat centre for 30 years is located on the small bay of Chacala in the state of Nayarit on the Pacific coast of Mexico, 90 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta.

Exploring the Psoas

Friday, February 23, with Tama Soble 12:30pm-3:00pm, $50 The psoas muscle is powerful and intelligent.  It lies deep in the torso connecting spine, pelvis and legs.  Understanding how to release, stretch and strengthen the psoas can help us to integrate

Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

Saturday, February 24 – Sunday, February 25, 2018 with Tama Soble and Janice Meilach Saturday 12:00pm-6:30pm Sunday 10:30am – 5:00pm  $325 Spend a weekend exploring how asana, pranayama and meditation practices support the physical body, the nervous and respiratory systems, and

The Head and Pelvis Express…NEW!

Saturday, March 3, with Maria Meindl 3:00pm-5:30pm, $50 We all know that the head and pelvis are connected, but often it feels like these two essential parts are in different worlds. In this Feldenkrais workshop, we’ll take a journey from

MELTing into movement

Thursdays, March 8 – 22, with Fiona Griffiths 4:30pm–6:00pm, $65/series of 3 classes, $25/class Discover how to glide your way to a pain free existence; explore how to rehydrate connective tissue and release long-held tension. MELT techniques rebalance the nervous

Like a Rolling Ball

Friday, March 9, with Monica Voss and Tama Soble 1:00pm-3:00pm, $40 This workshop will take place at Eight Branches, 358 Dupont St. with a maximum of 12 participants. Rolling along and across the spine releases tension, develops awareness, facilitates greater

Cultivating Self-Compassion: Yogic and Buddhist Approaches

Saturday, March 10, with Ana Bodnar 3:00pm-5:30pm, $50 Mindfulness and self-compassion are said to be two wings of the same bird. Traditional Buddhist and Yogic teachings in self-compassion are powerful and elegant, and can be interwoven with contemporary evidence-based clinical

Embodying the Inner Pathways of the Circulatory System…NEW!

Sunday, March 11, with Mariko Tanabe 10:30am-1:30pm, 3:00pm-5:00pm $80/morning only, $120/full day Explore the flowing pathways of your circulatory system as it connects and regenerates the tissues throughout your body. Discover how the pulsing rivers and streams of your blood

Good Night Yoga

Tuesdays, March 13 – April 3, with Monica Voss 8:15pm-9:30pm, $80/series of 4 classes Practising relaxation, breathing and simple stretches late in the evening can help release tension accumulated over the day or week and result in a peaceful refreshing

Friday Intensives

March 16, April 6, May 4, June 8, July 13, 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

Music Meditation with Debbie Danbrook and Mark Daniel

Saturday, March 17, 7:30pm (doors open at 7:00pm) 390 Dupont St., Suite 203 (side entrance, north side of Dupont between Spadina and Bathurst)  Cost: $33 INVITING IN LIGHT CEREMONY – This is a pivotal year for each and every one of

Introduction to Eight Brocade Qi Gong…NEW!

Sunday, March 18, with Donna Oliver 2:30pm-4:30pm, $40 The Eight Pieces of Brocade is probably the most well-known and best loved qigong set that lays claim to eliminating 100 diseases. The only way to prove that is to practise this

Dance with Yoga Class Series

Thursdays, March 22 – April 12, with Julia Juhas 6:15pm-7:30pm, $80/4 wks As we dance, we are essentially doing yoga and as we practise yoga, we are dancing! Explore movement and self-expression and discover the similarities between the Limon dance technique

Taiji Qi Gong Set 2

Mondays, March 23 – May 14, with Donna Oliver 5:00pm–6:00pm, $128/series of 8 classes One of the most beautiful sets of 10 movements based on the Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) martial art form, it will strengthen the physical body and calm

Awakening the Spine

Saturday, March 24 – Sunday, March 25 with Monica Voss Saturday, 2:30pm-6:30pm, Sunday, 10:30am-5:00pm, $275 Spend a weekend exploring all aspects of the spine – its anatomy, connection to the breath, energy, movement and texture and the imagery that has traditionally

Managing Blood Pressure Class Series

Wednesdays, April 4 – 25, with Mar Jean Olson 5:00pm-6:00pm, $64/series of 4 classes Join us in learning about one of your vital signs. Blood pressure is considered an indicator of health and can be influenced by yoga exercises. In

Yoga in the Hockley Valley, presented by Merit Travel

April 6 – 8, 2018, with Mar Jean Olson Shared $485 (pp), Private $540 Give yourself time and space – to breathe, release and explore. Join us for a weekend of yoga in glorious surroundings! Just 50km north of Toronto

Yoga for Trauma Class Series

Saturdays, April 7 – 28, with Janice Meilach 3:00pm -4:15pm, $80/series of 4 classes The effects of trauma whether from accident, war or abuse can leave one feeling disconnected from and/or betrayed by the body. Healing from trauma involves resetting

Toronto Yoga Conference and Show

April 12 – 15, 2018 Location: North Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre located at 255 Front St West, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6 For information and to register: http://theyogaconference.com/toronto Tama and Monica teach the following sessions: Yoga for Anxiety and

A Weekend of Yoga at Swallow’s Bridge, Alton, Ontario, presented by Merit Travel

April 20 – 22, with Monica Voss Shared Room (2-3/room) $495 (pp) Treat yourself to a weekend in the country exploring movement and breath. Profound release can occur with time for deep relaxation, mindful walking and an extended period of

Family Yoga

Sunday, April 22, with Lisa Nevar-Lansdmann 10:30am – 12:00pm, 1 adult, 1 child $35, extra person $10 Designed for youth ages 7 to 14, accompanied by an adult. This workshop offers a great opportunity for parents of either gender and their

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

Thursday, April 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

Introducing Pranayama

Friday, April 27, with Monica Voss 12:30pm-3:00pm, $50 We will practise several traditional and non-traditional breathing exercises (pranayama). Then we’ll assess and deconstruct them and discuss how and when to introduce pranayama to beginners most effectively.

Yoga for Lower Back and Hip Joints

Sunday, April 29, with Mar Jean Olson 3:00pm-5:00pm, $40 In this workshop we will focus on the lower body from the lumbar spine, through the pelvis, to the legs and feet. With stretching and strengthening for stability, we’ll learn about joints,

The Power of Touch: A Hands-on Assisting Weekend for Yoga Teachers

Saturday, May 5 – Sunday, May 6, with Monica Voss and Tama Soble Saturday 12:00pm – 6:30pm, Sunday 10:30am – 5:00pm, $325 Explore and deepen your understanding of the way in which hands-on assisting enhances the connections between the ground,

Freeing the Voice

Friday, May 11, with Gerry Trentham 12:30pm-2:30pm, $40 The voice is in good health when it is flexible, dynamic, present and precise. Gerry’s enjoyable non-threatening approach introduces a practice that frees the voice, uniting it with the physical body.  This

Yoga at Ghost Ranch, in New Mexico, presented by Merit Travel

May 12 – 19, 2018, with Tama Soble
I room left! Please contact the Studio for details.

With breathtaking views that served as endless inspiration for Georgia O’Keefe, Ghost Ranch is located on the far eastern end of the Colorado Plateau in the arid high desert, a 1.5 hour drive north west of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Getting to know your Nervous System

Sunday, May 27, with Tara Detwiler 11:30am-1:30pm, $40 This workshop will highlight the ways we can support self regulation within our nervous system by recognizing the symptoms of trauma and will include looking at how our nervous system works, some education

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

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.

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

A Summer Weekend in the Country at Swallow’s Bridge, Alton, Ontario, presented by Merit Travel

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 More Information &

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

Yoga in Tuscany, presented by Merit Travel…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.

Summer Yoga Retreat with Reflective Writing at Swallow’s Bridge, Alton, Ontario, presented by Merit Travel

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

Yoga in Portugal, presented by Merit Travel…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.

Yoga Teachers’ Retreat at Swallow’s Bridge, Alton, Ontario presented by Merit Travel

November 16 – 18, 2018, with Tama Soble  Shared Room (2- 3/room) $495 (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, presented by Merit Travel

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, presented by Merit Travel

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, presented by Merit Travel

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, presented by Merit Travel

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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