1. Fall Yoga Classes start week of Sep 3rd
and yes there is a class Monday 5:30 pm on Labour Day.
It’s $55 for the 5-week session going to Oct. 5th. If you’re joining this week it would be $66.
(those of you who already joined this summer are paid up to end of session in first week of Oct).
Second class per week is half-price.
at Granville Ferry Hall:
Mondays 5:30 pm mostly yin, Wednesdays 10 am Mat Yoga Flow, Fridays 10 am Chair Yoga
at Oakdene Centre, Bear River:
Thursdays 9 am Mat Yoga
Thursdays 10:30 am Chair Yoga by donation
2. Yoga & Nature Weekend Retreat at Mersey River Chalets (near Keji)
Nov 4-6th, starts with dinner Friday and goes to Sunday lunch
$375 based on shared accommodation in cabins (private lodge room available for an extra fee of $50 plus tax; private cabin for two available for an extra fee of $35 per person plus tax)
Beginners, chair yogis, all levels are welcome!
We practice in a round windowed room next to the rapids with a crackling central hearth amongst majestic old growth woods. Take time out to explore your inner landscape through yoga, meditation, somatics, journalling and connecting with like-minded folks. Some time off to kayak, hike, nap, walk the labyrinth. Experience the healing rejuvenation of daily yoga, nature and healthy food.
Includes full yoga program, two nights accommodation, 6 gourmet vegetarian meals with Chef Kevin Wagner
$100 deposit holds your spot for this wonderful retreat.
Space is limited so register early. www.merseyriverchalets.com to see the venue
Instructors are Janice Macdonald and Julie Palmer with a combined teaching experience of 27 years in the Kripalu tradition
3. Chair Yoga Teacher Training
Nov 17 & 18, 2018 at 1397 Fall River Road (near Hfx airport) from 9 to 5 pm each day
“Get fit where you sit” ~ Learn to teach Chair Yoga for Seniors
(open to yoga & fitness teachers, alternative & traditional health practitioners, folks working at a senior’s centre & those in training for any of these)
$260 ($100 deposit & intake form required to hold your spot)
14-hour training includes:
Thorough Warm-ups ~ Adapting Poses to a Chair ~ Standing Poses Using a Chair ~ Abdominal Strengtheners
Class Sequencing ~ Using Hand Weights ~ Using Weights on Feet ~ Osteoporosis Tips ~
Deaf Hand Alphabet ~ Yoga Hand Mudras ~ Seated & Standing Chair Sun Salute ~ Seated Half Moon Salute
Tie Stretches ~ Balance Poses with Chair ~ Self-Massage Techniques ~ Safety Concerns for Seniors
Pranayama (Breathing) Exercises ~ Manual & Certificate
4. “Return to Paradise” Week-long Retreat in Mexico
March 3 to March 10, 2019
Join us for 7 days of deep nurturing and self-care in a place of astonishing natural beauty and rich culture!
Relax into your own natural rhythm ~ Slow Down, Relax and be pampered
Love your body with yoga, many styles
Enjoy kayaking, visits to ruins, birding, shopping and more
Feast on delicious local cuisine
Listen to your inner voice
Commune with Nature
Through meditation, yoga, body awareness and inquiry you will access a place of true peace, freedom & joy.
Become completely, perfectly and incandescently happy!
Yoga Beginners, All Levels Welcome
Base price per person based on double occupancy $2275 Cdn BUT
Early Bird Discount, pay deposit of $250 by Nov. 15th and get $200 off
Triple Occupancy per cabin is an addition $150 off or Quadruple Occupancy an extra $200 off