meditation, wellness

The Value of Solitude

Even if you are not an introverted individual such as myself, it is important to take time for YOU that is just FOR you. Often our self-care or our "me time" includes fun social events, hanging out with friends, or indulging our senses. All great ideas! I am an odd ball of a human that… Continue reading The Value of Solitude

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Over 20 Years of Yoga

  Today was a fun day. I started unpacking Rubbermaid bins I hadn't opened in about 6 years. I re-discovered the old yoga teacher training notes, from my personal training and from the teacher training I designed and guided. I found my old portfolio with the Child and Youth Worker diploma, and my reiki and… Continue reading Over 20 Years of Yoga

community, wellness, Yoga

2018 Looking Ahead

  YOGA MANUAL: THE GENTLE WAY OF HATHA   I will finally have time to focus on writing this year. The manual is very simple in theory, and it has been brewing in my mind since 2006. Just a booklet of my gentle style of classes: very basic pranayama (breathing exercises), asanas (hatha yoga postures)… Continue reading 2018 Looking Ahead

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Pilates in Cobourg

ABOUT FORMA PILATES STUDIO Located in Cobourg, Ontario, Forma Pilates Studio offers private one-on-one instruction for all levels of Pilates, along with other services by owner Alaria Ritchie. WEBSITES: formapilates.ca / alariaritchie.com FACEBOOK @formapilatesstudio INSTAGRAM @forma.pilates This feature is written by Alaria Ritchie. PILATES The benefits of The Pilates Method are many: increase circulation, improved… Continue reading Pilates in Cobourg

community, spirituality, Yoga

Life Shifts…

Oh beautiful life. Always full of changes and challenges and triumphs. I have hit a writers-block on this yoga blog: not because the passion has died but simply because my energy has been channeled in a multitude of different directions lately. A few months ago I started an art group called 'Untitled'. So a lot… Continue reading Life Shifts…

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Yoga Teachers In Northumberland

Four more teachers graduated from 'The Gentle Way Of Hatha' yoga teacher training on Sunday, October 6th, 2013. If you are looking for a gentle yoga class in the Northumberland area of Ontario, Canada, watch for these names in your town: Joanne Cherry-Lauzon will be teaching classes in the Cold Springs area. Joanne brings a… Continue reading Yoga Teachers In Northumberland

community, health, spirituality, wellness, Yoga

The Business Of Yoga

Growth is an amazing thing. Even before I became a certified yoga instructor I knew I wanted to be in business for myself. I like being my own boss, and having flexibility to plan my life the way I want it to be. Being self-employed involves a lot of risk, and a lot of hard… Continue reading The Business Of Yoga

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Port Hope Yoga

It is summer's end. Next week kids are back to school, I am back to work with those kids. New yoga classes begin, new students join those classes. As one season ends, another begins. AUTUMN YOGA SESSION After the slow pace of summer, I was surprised how fast the autumn yoga classes filled. I have… Continue reading Port Hope Yoga

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House Of Wellness | Cobourg

In 2012 Darlene Lammers congregated with other health practitioners in the Northumberland area and a dream was born: House Of Wellness. Their vision was to improve the quality of life to anyone looking to gain or maintain a healthy lifestyle. They do this by offering a variety of complimentary therapies by well trained and caring… Continue reading House Of Wellness | Cobourg

community, family, health, spirituality, wellness, Yoga

Yoga For You

Summer time is crazy!  Great weather for holidays, weddings, parties, the list of fun goes on and on... who needs yoga! As classes dwindle for the summer, I like to offer other alternative options for new and old students alike. If our summer incentive schedule doesn't work for you, here are a few other options… Continue reading Yoga For You