Yoga Workshops for Everyone

We’ll offer a range of classes, workshops, and Teacher Training and special events on Zoom in 2024 as well as teaching live in the Studio (16 participants). Practising online and in person is meaningful in different ways and we hope you’ll enjoy either or both. Thank you for your continuing support in these uncertain times. And we hope you use and enjoy our pre-recorded Home Practice audios and videos.

The Studio is open for in-person classes with online advanced bookings and payment in advance only.  The preferred payment method is by e-transfer to info@estheryoga.com. Sorry, we cannot accept drop-insCredit is available with 24 hours cancellation ONLY.

Please check this space for updates or send us an email if you have questions. Take good care – we look forward to welcoming you back to the Studio.

Esther Myers Yoga Studio offers yoga workshops in Toronto. Each workshop is unique and allows you to focus on a specific theme. Please register in advance.

Toronto Workshops at Esther Myers Yoga Studio

Awakening the Spine

Awakening the Spine

Sunday, June 9, with Monica Voss,
10:00am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-4:00pm ET, Full day/$90, Half day/$50
on Zoom

Spend a full day exploring all aspects of the spine – its anatomy, connection to the breath, energy, movement and texture and the imagery that has traditionally supported it. Each segment of the workshop will focus on two neurological movements of the spine and the yoga postures that pertain to and illustrate it, as follows:

Sunday am, Flexion and extension/Backbends and Forward bends
Sunday pm, Spinal rotation and lateral bending/Twists and Side stretching

Image: Plant detail by Sonya Noskowiak

Developing and Sustaining a Personal Practice

Developing and Sustaining a Personal Practice

Sunday, July 28, with Monica Voss, 10:30am-1:00pm ET, $60
on Zoom

Practising yoga at home can be a refuge and a way of reconnecting to ourselves. In this workshop we will design themes for home practice, explore sequences of yoga postures, the rationale behind them and our personal responses to them. We will discuss the challenges and the joys of our time alone with yoga. Teachers and interested students of yoga are welcome to attend.

line drawings of spine

Yoga and Anatomy

Sunday, October 20, with Tama Soble, 10:00am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-4:00pm ET, Full day/$105, Half day/$60
on Zoom

Learn how to adapt yoga poses to the precise needs of your body or those of your students by applying basic anatomical principles. Reconnect with body and breath using gentle practices that acknowledge the relationship between functional anatomy and the unique nature of each body. This workshop is open to students and teachers at all levels of experience.

Image: The vertebral column, Leonardo da Vinci, c.1510-11

Empowering the Ageing Body

Empowering the Ageing Body

Saturday, November 16 – Sunday, November 17, with Shari Stein, Tama Soble, Della Croteau, Helen Kohl, and Monica Voss, whole weekend $165, 3 workshops $105, 2 workshops $75, each workshop $40
on Zoom

As the population ages, teachers must inform themselves about natural changes in the body as well as common conditions such as osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. Changes in outlook also occur in older students as they contemplate their lives and goals. Through practice, discussion and analysis, we will explore these and other issues of ageing and create intelligent and supportive options in order to instruct older students holistically with energy, knowledge and empathy.

Empowering the Ageing Body is intended for certified and non-certified yoga and meditation teachers, teachers-in-training, health professionals, therapists, social workers and interested students of yoga.

  • Saturday, November 16, 1:00pm-2:30pmET, Shari Stein, Osteoporosis
  • Saturday, November 16, 3:00pm-4:30pmET, Tama Soble, Asana and pranayama re: Osteoporosis
  • Sunday, November 17, 10:30am-12:00pmET, Della Croteau, Osteoarthritis
  • Sunday, November 17, 1:00pm-2:30pmET, Helen Kohl, Chair Yoga
  • Sunday, November 17, 3:00pm-4:30pmET, Monica Voss, Asana and Pranayama re: Osteoarthritis

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