Monthly Update - September 2018

 
We hope you had a wonderful summer and are ready to embrace the falling leaves, cooler weather and, for those with children, the return of routine and school. From the vigourous Get Strong! Whole Body 21-Day Yoga Challenge to deeply rejuvenating restorative practices, we've got a wonderful offering of classes to help you settle into the season. 
 

NEW SUBSCRIBER-ONLY CLASSES

 
Vinyasa Yoga | 15 min | Beginner
Instructor: Fiji McAlpine
Fiji has created a quick, but comprehensive, tutorial to establish  a strong and stable shoulder girdle. The fundamentals covered in this class will ensure a stable foundation to work from, enabling safe, sustainable movement in the shoulder. A fantastic primer for students undertaking the 21 day Get Strong! Shoulders & Arms Challenge. 
 
Gentle Yoga | 15 min | Beginner
Instructor: Fiji McAlpine
This calming practice from Fiji helps relieve tension that can lead to headaches and migraines. This brief, meditative practice visits key poses that soothe and calm the body via gentle movement and breath.  This practice is suitable for all levels.
 
Gentle Yoga | 41 min | Beginner
Instructor: Nicky Jones
The unconscious mind plays an emormous role in our well being and healing. This gentle and nurturing class will initiate the process through deep relaxation. This practice is best repeated regularly to cultivate a deep  inner peace. When you relax yourself, you heal yourself!
 
Yoga Therapy | 33 min | Beginner
                    Instructor: Tianne Allen
This class gives you tools and techniques to help manage pain, via conscious breathing, mindfulness and safe movement practices. Tianne starts with guided breath and deeply relaxing the body.She follows with a series of seated, standing, and prone poses. 

Quick Hips!
Vinyasa Yoga| 14 min | Intermediate
                    Instructor: Crista Shillington
Take a break from your day with a class that moves through some quick stretches to get you feeling loose. Crista revitalizes you with a short, active and full vinyasa flow that spends some extra time releasing the tension around your hips, back and legs.
 

NEW CLASSES AVAILABLE TO ALL

 
Plus Size Yoga | 19 min | Beginner 
Instructor: Helen Camisa
This seated class offers gentle stretches, without transitioning up and down. Specifically designed for students working in bigger bodies, this class stays low to the ground  for added stability and support throughout the series of wonderfully satisfying poses. 
 
Yoga Therapy | 13 min | Beginner        
Instructor: Nicky C. Jones
This meditation practice from Nicky prompts deep healing by exploring the 4 A's that comprise the healing process. She guides you through each layer of awareness, acknowledgement, allowance and acceptance. 
 
Restorative Yoga | 25 min | Beginner
Instructor: Sarah Holmes de Castro
This grounding and relaxing class takes place entirely on the ground, on your back. Sarah gives ample time to release stress, settle the mind and promote rest. You will find this to be a very satisfying yoga sequence regardless of your level, as long as you like to let go and let your body restore.
 
Restorative Yoga | 22 min | Beginner
Instructor: Tianne Allen
Experience whole body relaxation in this guided Yoga Nidra meditation. With a few blankets we create a comfortable position for your body to rest, then all you need to do is simply listen and receive this powerful practice. Yoga Nidra has many benefits, including helping to reduce stress, deepen sleep, ease anxiety and cultivate inner calm. All levels welcome.
 
Yoga Tutorial: Bhastrika Pranayama 
Pranayama Yoga | 7 min | Beginner
Instructor:
David Procyshyn
This yoga tutorial with David takes you through a step-by-step process that teaches you how to do the breathing technique bhastrika pranayama, or the bellows breath. It is a powerful breathing exercise that, when done properly, can bring many benefits, including a sharper mind, increased energy and stress relief.
 
 
 

September (1st-21st)
21-Day Get Strong! Whole Body Yoga Challenge

The Get Strong! Whole Body Challenge is a fantastic sequence of classes to develop that coordination, strengthen the assisting muscle groups essential to moving securely and smoothly from pose to pose, and build a strong kinetic chain from head to toe.

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Coming in October (1st-30th)

30-Day Yoga Challenge to Improve Flexibility for Busy People
If you answer the question "Can you touch your toes?" with "Who has time to touch their toes?" then this challenge is for you! 30 days of short n' sweet classes that will get you feeling limber and nimble right quick!
 

UPCOMING YOGA CHALLENGES

 
20-Day Office Yoga Challenge - Gentle
This yoga challenge helps those working at a desk establish a healthy yoga routine, one they can fit into their busy schedule and yoga classes they will be able to do limited space. This yoga challenge has only gentle, beginner classes, all 25 minutes or less.
 
20-Day Office Yoga Challenge - Vigorous
This yoga challenge for office workers encourages anyone with a busy desk job to fit in a short, high energy yoga class whenever they have a break during the day. There will be one class per day during the work week and each class will be intermediate level and vigorous.
 
14-Day Yoga Challenge for Seniors 
If you are 55+ and looking to improve your balance, flexibility, strength and overall well being as you get older, try doing yoga every day for 14 days. Then keep doing it! This program helps seniors experience yoga for the first time and establish a routine that will help them to feel good in their golden years. 
 

OUR MOST RECENT SANGHA SESSIONS:

 
Sangha sessions are questions that inspire community dialogue on our forum. These questions help us understand what is important to our community as well as giving our members the opportunity to share, ask and connect.
 
Saturday, August 11th, 2018
Sangha Session 9: "Is there something you wish we included in our class filters, along with Style, Duration, Teacher and Difficulty?"
 
 
Saturday, August 24th, 2018
Sangha Session 10: ""If we could design a yoga challenge for you, what would it be?""
 
 

OUR NEXT SANGHA SESSION
 

Saturday, September 8th, 2018
Sangha Session 11: "If you are not a subscriber, what would make you beome one?"

Join the discussion September 8th.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
 

Feb 16 - 23, 2019
 
Feb 23 - Mar 2, 2019
 
 

NEW CONTENT COMING SOON!

 
More classes coming from Fiji, Crista, David, Ron, Tianne, Sarah, Sarah-Jane, Nicky, Rachel, Helen and Satiya!
 
 
 
 

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