In my 20 years of yoga experience, I still do not consider myself an expert. There is always so much to learn and explore, and the yoga world seems to be forever evolving through different styles and trends. So why do I teach gentle yoga? I came to yoga in 1997. I was 17 years… Continue reading Unwavering Gentleness
After practicing yoga for over 17 years and teaching for almost 10 of those, I have modified my traditional hatha yoga training into a gentle practice based on my own intuitive needs for myself and my students. I originally taught myself yoga from a book, then expanded my practice with a variety of different teachers, then… Continue reading What Is Gentle Hatha?
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
1/7 Hatha Yoga is based on keeping the spine strong, flexible, spacious and therefore young. When I did my 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training we learned a well-rounded class should include all six movements of the spine: One forward bend, one back bend, two side stretches and two twists. As I started teaching I reflected on… Continue reading Youth Resides In The Spine!
Todays Tuesday blog post is full of questions for readers, yoga students, yoga teachers, and website/internet/business pros. I recently came across a website service that allows teachers (yoga teachers, dance teachers, fitness instructors, etc.) to teach from their studios 'online'. This is a concept that fascinates me and yet also terrifies me. Teaching private lessons… Continue reading Teach Yoga Online?
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
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