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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

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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

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The Six Movements Of The Spine

When practicing the physical postures of yoga, it is important to understand that despite the muscle stretching, the exercises are based around the spine.  The yogic saying 'youth resides in the spine' speaks volumes!  When you take the time to focus on elongation through the spine, in combination with the six movements, you allow space… Continue reading The Six Movements Of The Spine

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Women’s Day Retreat

Come and enjoy a day of nature, reflection and rejuvenation in a quaint home in the country. This day retreat will include gentle yoga, meditation, learning some basic self-reflexology, blending a unique essential oil for yourself, and reflective writing. WHY DO A RETREAT? Often retreats are offered as full weekends, and can be quite expensive.  A… Continue reading Women’s Day Retreat

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Vision, Creation And Manifestation

Vision has always been effortless for me.  I am a vivid dreamer, deep thinker, and intuitive mover.  Thoughts of failure or fear were rarely an issue, if I had an idea I would plunge fully into it.  Either it would work out or it wouldn't, right?  No big deal. As I've grown and matured many… Continue reading Vision, Creation And Manifestation

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200 Followers, Thank You!

When I began this blog in October 2010, I had no idea what I was doing. After building a steady yoga business for six years in Port Hope, Ontario, I had uprooted and was living in Gibsons, British Columbia and was four months pregnant. Starting a blog was a way to stay in touch with… Continue reading 200 Followers, Thank You!

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The Gentle Way Of Hatha

Today I registered my business; the official name is now The Gentle Way Of Hatha. I have struggled with naming this business for quite awhile now.  In the summer I put out a post asking for ideas and suggestions, and the winner would receive a free yoga session.  I had many amazing suggestions, and yet… Continue reading The Gentle Way Of Hatha

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Yoga And The Chakras

1/10 Part of my yoga business is teaching specialized workshops.  One of the most popular ones over the years, which I have taught over and over again, is 'Understanding The Chakras: Our Seven Major Energy Centers.' Most people are very aware of our physical bodies, but are not fully aware of our energy bodies.  Some… Continue reading Yoga And The Chakras

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Open Your Heart

We all seem to experience heart crushing pain (perhaps physical, mental or emotional) at some point or another in our lives. It is a part of life.  A part we want to avoid at all costs.  Including shutting down and shutting life and love out. Our society never teaches us that it is normal, or… Continue reading Open Your Heart

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Thank You WordPress

(Photo Credit Kaitlin Appleman) So after starting an experimental blog last week (Yes, Really Another Blog) I have learned a lot about the WordPress world and I have a new vision for my yoga blog. I have spent the last two years working on this blog, trying to publish a post once a week.  Sometimes it… Continue reading Thank You WordPress