Tag Archives: Yoga

Another Yoga Nidra CD has been released out into the World…Enjoy!

 To understand some of the terminology used in this post, please refer to my old post called understanding the science of yoga nidra. I am pleased to announce the release of my new Yoga Nidra CD. This album was inspired … Continue reading

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Prenatal Yoga

One of my favorite therapeutic yoga classes I offer is prenatal yoga. There is something extremely magical about teaching to a class of babies and mothers. I often joke about who I am really teaching to, but the fact is … Continue reading

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Understanding the Science Behind Yoga Nidra

As a Canadian yoga teacher, it is often difficult to convince my students that a large part of their practice should be laying in Shavasana. In a society which has such a strong emphasis on physical fitness, students often don’t … Continue reading

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Parent Child Yoga

Offering yoga for parents and their children has been a very rewarding experience for myself as a Yoga Therapist and Counsellor. It is amazing to observe the deep bond between a child and their parent. Through partner poses, discussions, and … Continue reading

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Surfing the Emotional Wave

So often we let ourselves be completely taken over by emotion. Or, maybe we deny ourselves to truly be with our emotions. Yoga has taught me a powerful truth, which has allowed me to be able to sit with my … Continue reading

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Yoga for snowboarders

I have been snowboarding for the past 12 years and have found yoga to be an excellent way to improve my technique on the mountain. Snowboarding is a great passion of mine and yoga has helped me to be stronger … Continue reading

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Practise Yoga While you Cleanse

I have been cleansing for the past week and thought I would share my experiences with all of you. I have eliminated sugar, wheat, dairy (excluding yogurt), meat (excluding fish) and caffeine from my diet. I have also been taking … Continue reading

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