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Yoga Video 6: Final Relaxation

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

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Yoga Video 5: Moving From Mountain

This is the fifth video of the asana-collection. There will be a sixth video posted at a later date, that will cover 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… Continue reading Yoga Video 5: Moving From Mountain

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Yoga Video 4: Tummy Time

Video four is up and running! In this 3-minute clip we are focusing on gentle back-bends and gentle core work. If you spend a lot of time sitting at a desk, driving, or "leaning" forward this video is for you. These exercises help release tension in the back, create the sensation of space in the… Continue reading Yoga Video 4: Tummy Time

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Yoga Video 3: Gentle Core and Balance

We are half way through our 6-part Yoga Series, with video number three! In this 3-minute video our foundation is hands and knees (if you are someone who needs to stay off your knees, you can do similar stretches standing with hands on a wall).  From this position we move through a few hip circles,… Continue reading Yoga Video 3: Gentle Core and Balance

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Yoga Video 2: Spinal Movement

Welcome to the second video in our 6 part series! This 4-minute video focuses on seated side stretches and twists. If you are more comfortable seated in a chair, that is fine. Always listen to your body and move gently, remembering you will gradually deepen into postures over time. If you have herniated disc, please… Continue reading Yoga Video 2: Spinal Movement

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Resolve: Stop Patterns Start Living

Workshop In Port Hope I stumbled upon Johanna's work through a Facebook post, and was instantly intrigued. At that time, she was hosting a workshop in Barrie I was unable to attend, but I reached out to see if she would consider running a workshop in Port Hope, or the general area. It seems like… Continue reading Resolve: Stop Patterns Start 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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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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Ten Dollar Yoga Classes!

This is a promotion I haven't offered in a long time! But as summer looms I am hoping to recruit a few new yoga students, so here's the deal... If you sign up for the Tuesday 7pm class or the Thursday 10:30am class with a new friend/student you BOTH get $10 classes. Here's the catch:… Continue reading Ten Dollar Yoga Classes!