Kirtan at Soul Survivors to start 2018 – tickets now available!

Join David Quiring and I for a Kirtan at Soul Survivors (118 Osborne Street, Osborne Village) on Sunday, January 28th, 2018 (6:30-8 pm, $20).  Usher in another year, and embrace the healing serenity of winter by gathering with us to practice!  Soul Survivors is a body art studio located in the heart of the city, and we are grateful to share this practice in its unique atmosphere.  Free parking is available in the surrounding side streets.

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UPDATE, Jan 25th: this kirtan is sold out! Thank you so much, everyone!

Kirtan Soul Survivors Jan 2018

Ayurvedic nutritional counselling – book today!

Personalised counselling is an ideal way to deepen your knowledge of Ayurveda and to learn how to apply its principles to your individual needs and lifestyle. A 60-minute Initial Consultation is tailored to attend to your specific concerns, such as designing an Ayurvedic meal plan or cleanse that suits your unique constitution, addressing specific health concerns, or establishing long-term habits that promote balance and longevity.

Having both a certification in Ayurvedic Counselling and a Masters in Food Science, I am most interested in merging traditional healing practices with contemporary research to provide a modern, holistic approach to food, cooking and nutrition. Ayurveda emphasizes the harmony of an individual’s physical, mental and emotional beings for achieving optimal health. As the complementary system to yoga, it is a great way to support and further your work on the yoga mat or meditation cushion. Discover how yoga and Ayurveda can integrate into daily life, particularly when it comes to the kitchen and dinner table.

Take the opportunity to work with me and learn how Ayurveda can support your journey towards balance and wholeness. Contact me here to book your consult today!

Kirtan at Yoga Public on Sunday December 10th!

Join David Quiring and I for a Kirtan at Yoga Public on Sunday, December 10th (6-7:30 pm, $20, Om Room). Experience an intimate evening filled with live music and storytelling that will help you to feel grounded and steady as you navigate through holiday festivities and bring closure to another year.

Space is limited! Please visit www.yogapublic.com to register.

Circle of Knowledge and Practices Conference

I am honoured to be asked to teach at the the Circle of Knowledge and Practices Conference (October 5-6th, 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 October 6th. 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.