Relax & Renew Yoga Retreat 2017 – only 2 spots left!

There are only two spots left in our Relax & Renew Yoga Retreat in Hecla, MB, on October 20-22, 2017! If you are interested in coming, check out details about the retreat here and get in contact with me soon to reserve your spot. Natasha and I are so grateful to being hosting this retreat for the third year in a row; we hope you can join us for some stillness and serenity during this restorative weekend.

Lighting the Fire

I am honoured to be asked to teach again at the Lighting the Fire conference (May 10-12th, 2017, Winnipeg) hosted by the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre.  As a gathering for discussing approaches to Indigenous education, honouring First Nation culture, and ensuring student success, a piece of that puzzle is drawing attention to the self-care of educators and leaders.  Learning to take care of ourselves is the first step to learning how to take care of others, and yoga or any other awareness practice can play a pivotal role in cultivating physical, mental and spiritual health.  I will be leading two breathing (pranayama) workshops on the morning of May 12th.  As a simple, accessible form of yoga, breathing practices can be a way to work with anxiety, stress, insomnia, and depression.  Basic breathing practices are easy to learn and to incorporate into day-to-day routine.

A Kirtan to welcome spring

Join David and I for a kirtan hosted by our friend Bahram Moterassed on Friday March 17th, 2017 (7-8:30 pm, $25, 3-1200 Portage Ave ). As we prepare for the earth’s yearly thaw, find renewal through the healing sound of this beautiful practice rooted in Bhakti yoga. Free parking is available in the surrounding side streets and the location is accessible by several major bus routes (on Portage, between Erin and Wall St). Register ahead by contacting Bahram or just show up!

Kirtan Music Soul Therapy, Mar 17, 2017