Living Yoga & Health

October

Somatic Yoga & Meditation, with Sandi Beaupre and Heather Fenton

Sun Oct 22, 1-4pm

This afternoon workshop will alternate between movement and stillness, combining Hanna Somatic Education with periods of seated meditation. Instead of struggling to seat ourselves in traditional meditation postures, we will unwind and release both physical and mental tension through slow and subtle movements, allowing a calmness to arise that will naturally deepen concentration and awareness.

$45 + hst


Your Pelvic Health, with Kristin Honey and Michelle Fraser

This is a 3-part series: Sept 30th, Oct 14th, and Oct 28th 1pm-4pm

Have you ever experienced, or been curious about:

In this dynamic workshop series, we will build the foundation for the healthy balance of your pelvic floor through lecture, discussion, self reflection and embodied movement to awaken our awareness and understanding of the gifts and challenges of the pelvis. Become familiar with the function of your pelvic floor, how to access, train, and balance these muscles and to apply the skills and insight developed to your daily life.

Three part series: $145 + hst


Kids Yoga on a PD Day, with Lisa Cipparone

Fri Oct 27th, 10:30am-12:30pm

Classes incorporate age appropriate kids yoga postures, brain gym activities, breathing exercises, cooperative yoga games, creative movement, meditation, relaxation, and simple visualization exercises in a fun, supportive, friendly environment. In this 2 hour class your child will learn playful relaxation techniques, and calming strategies. They will also gain improved balance, coordination, strength, cooperation skills and flexibility. These fun-filled energetic classes also include a craft and two healthy gluten and nut free snacks. Other PD days this fall: Nov 24 (ages: 4-11, flexible)

$25 + hst, includes 2 healthy snack times 


Strengthening Bodies for the Love of Movement Part 1, with Gina Giammarco

Sun Oct 29th, 1-4pm

Learning what a ‘deconvenienced life’ is and how to prepare for it. Find out what “youthing” is. Understanding movement, where it comes from, why it’s so important, especially as we age, and how to incorporate more of it into everyday. Part 2 Nov 26, Part 3 Dec 3


Yoga for Childbirth, with Lisa and Barry GillOrme

Sun Oct 29th, 4-6pm

This workshop will provide a holistic approach to breathing, toning, partner-assisted yoga postures, supportive massage and meditation practices to help with labour.

Birth partners will learn valuable tools to assist through pregnancy and childbirth. Most importantly, it will be a fun and loving time to bond with each other and your baby and prepare for the birth experience. Recommended for second and third trimesters of pregnancy.

 $40 + hst per couple