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
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
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
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
In this final yoga video of our six part series, we focus on relaxation. Sivasana is the body's opportunity to rest and integrate the benefits of your yoga practice. It is suggested to do a minimum of 5 minutes of stillness, but if you have time for more even better! Sivasana translates into english as… Continue reading Yoga Video 6: Final Relaxation
This is the fifth video of the asana-collection. The sixth (and final) video covers sivasana (a full body relaxation). During this 2-minute video we ground ourselves in mountain pose (Tadasana) and from there move through a gentle sun-salutation flow. The feet stay in the same position the whole time, and the movement stems from the… Continue reading Yoga Video 5: Moving From Mountain