Owner, Christine, of What's In Store Website: What's In Store (sign up for our newsletter here!) Facebook: What's In Store Canada Instagram: Christine McIver McKague Who is "What’s In Store"? Back in 2007 Christine McKague started her little environmentally-friendly shop "What’s In Store" in Cobourg after learning of all of the harsh chemicals generally included… Continue reading What’s In Store!
As August approaches, we are almost 6 months into this pandemic. Six. Months. Half a year. Not in my wildest dreams did I see a pandemic coming, nor that it would last so long in this day and age of cleanliness and anti-bacterial everything. I am unsure if there is even end is sight, as… Continue reading Six Months In
What a learning curve I have been forced into with this pandemic! It took me a few weeks, but I have managed to to start yoga classes through Zoom, and will be opening registration for online classes in July. Gentle Hatha Yoga Tuesdays at 12:30pm or 7:00pm, and Thursday 10:30am. If you are interested in… Continue reading Online Yoga Classes?!
Normally we would be gathering in May, for my annual "Spring Renewal" workshop. We settle into our group with herbal tea, some casual introductions, and ease into a meditation, restorative yoga, and some reflective writing. This year, with it's obvious pandemic challenges, not only have yoga classes been put on pause, but workshops are no… Continue reading Spring Renewal in 2020
First of all, it's okay to have allll the feelings! It's normal to break down, to freak out, to have negative thoughts. Very real and scary things are happening... but we don't have to let those things outside us control us all the time. I wrote this blog, as requested by a friend and student,… Continue reading That Which We Cannot Control
CREATE THE SPACE This can be SO tough, but is necessary if you want an enjoyable practice. Decide if you need technology or not (YouTube or anything audio would likely need TV, laptop, or phone). You can find a realm of apps and channels that offer exercises and meditations or music you might want to… Continue reading Practicing Yoga At Home
Due to the recent spreading of Covid-19 into our area, I have been notified that we must suspend our yoga classes until further notice. I am hoping this will only be for a few weeks, as our community seems to be doing everything in it's power to prevent this disease from spreading more than necessary.… Continue reading Pandemic and Yoga
"Not all of us can do great things, but we can all do small things with great love." - Mother Teresa - It's so easy to lose faith in people. To lose faith in the government, to lose faith in our legal or educational systems, to lose faith in god or a higher source/power... but… Continue reading Do Just One Thing
During class recently, it came to me that yoga is such a generous gift we give ourselves: a simple act of self-love. Even if it's just a few minutes a day, or an hour or two a week, it is a place to land. To return to. To return to ourselves. To return to love.… Continue reading An Act of Self-Love
AN EASY WAY TO TRY A FREE YOGA CLASS! How many excuses have you made to not take a yoga class? I have heard them all! Sometimes it's a physical limitation, sometimes it's a time management issue, sometimes it's due to lack of money, sometimes the motivation just isn't there... the list can go on… Continue reading The Gentle Way of Hatha on YouTube