It's exciting to say, 2016 is bringing room to grow yoga classes! The Gentle Way of Hatha will be teaching classes in Port Hope, Cobourg and Roseneath. If you are in any of these areas and are interested in starting a gentle/meditative yoga class please contact Jenni. There will also be monthly workshops taking place… Continue reading Gentle Yoga 2016
Good news folks- I have a new computer! Now to catch up on all these blogs... In January I started a blog series "50 Reasons To Do Yoga" with the intention of writing one blog (one reason) per week. Then my computer crashed and blogs became random and spontaneous... and not always on theme with… Continue reading Four More YOGA Months Flew By!
Well folks, these blogs have slowly tapered off... but you know, I never forget about writing. I just get distracted! The 50 reasons to do yoga blogs will continue, just at a slower rate then I planned! With other topics and updates scattered in-between. SPIRITUAL RETREATS On August 15th I was a guest teacher at… Continue reading Spiritual Exploration
On Saturday, August 15th, I will be collaborating with Jenn Apple Pridham of Resilient Seed Wellness to offer the mini-yoga-retreat "Perfect Storms and Stillness." For those of you who participated in our yoga fundraiser in June 2014 you may remember the beautiful and inspiring location- Headwaters Farm, located north of Port Hope and Cobourg. This is… Continue reading Mini Yoga Retreat | Cobourg
As a New Year's Resolution activity for 2015 I ran my first Meditation and Manifestation Workshop. We held it in my home and there was little space to explore outside of our minds and workbooks. We are half way through the year and this round of Meditation and Manifestation we have a lot more room… Continue reading Meditation And Manifestation Part II
Today I am listing the 14 weeks worth of blogs I have been unable to write due to "technical difficulties"... so here are a few more of our 50 reasons to do yoga this year! #7 Yoga Improves Focus: during a class we focus the mind intently on the present moment and being fully aware… Continue reading Three Months Yoga Blogs In One!
Just an update: my computer has crashed and my time and options are limited weekly for blogging. Already behind, and I'm disappointed to say the "50 reasons to do yoga" blogs are temporarily suspended in time! In the mean time feel free to browse the old blogs, and I will be back at this as… Continue reading Yoga Blogs
Reason number six to do yoga this year is to help improve your balance! With this being said, in order to improve balance two things must occur: you must be able to physically practice balancing poses (such as tree pose) and you must learn to ground and focus your energy and mind. It's often easier… Continue reading Yoga Improves Balance
Reason number two of fifty, why you should do yoga, is to help improve breathing. Most people think they breathe just fine, but many barely breathe. When I first started teaching yoga, I would always emphasize pranayama exercises (breathing practices) and many students would comment that I taught them to "breathe again." Observe your breathing… Continue reading Yoga Improves Breathing
Reason number one on my list of 50 reasons to do yoga this year, is that yoga can help with organ function. There is no order of importance to this list, it's just a random list of benefits that happens to start with organ function. I am no doctor, and none of this info is… Continue reading Yoga Improves Organ Function