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Practicing Yoga At Home

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

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The Gentle Way of Hatha on YouTube

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

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Authentic Living

The thing about yoga, is it can change us. Through breathing, settling, grounding, moving, flowing, we slowly re-align ourselves physically, mentally, emotionally, and energetically. Sometimes it's uncomfortable - these buried thoughts, feelings, and emotions that start to surface. Sometimes we feel down right crazy like "why is this happening now?" Sometimes we abandon our yoga… Continue reading Authentic Living

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Autumn Events and Fundraisers

Yoga with The Horses Saturday, September 29 (10:30-11:30am) Ever wanted to try yoga? Love the farm setting? Want to help out a family in need? This event is the perfect opportunity to try gentle hatha yoga at Hill Front (horse) Farm, with $10 from each fee going to help out little Sylas of Port Hope.… Continue reading Autumn Events and Fundraisers

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Fieldstone Spa | Yoga

Just north of Cobourg lies your country bliss... I have been teaching outdoor yoga at Fieldstone Spa this summer, on the lovely patio of the farm house. As we breathe deeply and stretch gently we listen to the wind in the trees, the songs of the birds (the humming birds always surprise us, right above… Continue reading Fieldstone Spa | Yoga

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Spring Renewal Workshop

Despite this winter being tamer than those of the past, it was still a lot of dark days and low energy for many of us. January seemed to be especially low, and with days getting longer and brighter again, and spring in the air, I have decided to host my "Spring Renewal" workshop on Saturday,… Continue reading Spring Renewal Workshop

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Yoga, Art and Life

YOGA CLASSES and WORKSHOPS: During 2017 my yoga classes were at full capacity for most of the year. As we move into 2018 there is a little bit of space in the Cobourg Tuesday evening class (7-8pm), and one space available in the  Port Hope Thursday morning class (10:30-11:30am). If you are interested in attending… Continue reading Yoga, Art and Life

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Port Hope: Take Back The Night

  CONTENT WARNING: topics of sexual assault, abuse and violence. WHAT IS TAKE BACK THE NIGHT? In October 1975 microbiologist, Susan Alexander Speeth, was murdered while walking home alone in Philadelphia. This resulted in one of the first "Take Back The Night" marches. Although the organization itself started in the 1960's with the vision of… Continue reading Port Hope: Take Back The Night

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Reiki | Meditation | Grief

BUSINESS NAME:  Refresh Reiki OWNER:  Avril Ewing WEBSITE:  Refresh Reiki Facebook Page OTHER CONTACT INFO:  Refresh_Reiki@yahoo.com This feature is written by Avril Ewing. ABOUT AVRIL My background is in bereavement, and I have served hundreds and thousands of families and mourners as they go through the acute stage of loss and grief.  I found my… Continue reading Reiki | Meditation | Grief