Precious and Inseparable: Connecting to the Sacred via Facebook

A post from Emma!

For those of you who were in my classes last week, you will remember that I was talking about a book called “Sacred Economics” and talking about what makes something sacred. A short piece that I wrote last week on this topic was published on the online newspaper Elephant Journal. It was calledPrecious and Inseparable: Connecting to the Sacred via Facebook“. You can click on the title to go to the article on the Elephant Journal site, or read the full post below. Continue reading “Precious and Inseparable: Connecting to the Sacred via Facebook”

Breathing Deeply – A Tip from Meaghan

When we are told to “breathe deeply” most of us tend to take deeper inhales. However, if we don’t make room for those inhales, we will not get very far. In fact, trying to force more air into the body can cause tension – the very thing we are trying to alleviate by breathing deeply!Continue reading “Breathing Deeply – A Tip from Meaghan”

8-Point Pose (Astavakrasana)

My mentor Christi-an often says, “Let what you can’t yet do inspire you!”

Not too long ago this pose used to baffle me, but with steady practice and careful alignment it’s gradually become one of my favorite arm balancing poses. Both myself and Emma have been introducing it in our classes lately, and it’s been so fun to both watch students take flight, and see the smiles filling the room as we try sometime new, ridiculous, and seemingly impossible. Thankfully the ground isn’t far below! Continue reading “8-Point Pose (Astavakrasana)”

Power of Movement Yoga Fundraiser

We had a beautiful Sunday morning for our Power of Movement event at Kitchener City Hall! We practiced yoga, fundraised for Arthritis and Autoimmune research, built awareness, and most of all, celebrated community. We collectively raised $13,317.00 CAD. QSY student Hang Tran was one of the top four fundraisers in the country, and her team, Savasana Warriors, was the very top team in Canada. Congratulations to Hang and her team! Check out the article Continue reading “Power of Movement Yoga Fundraiser”