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The light to see the way

The light to see the way

By Rupa With the restraint of the river bed, the journey of a river can be simple. Even if it’s long, it has no choice but to go towards the ocean. After the river goes through all the twists and turns and at last reaches the ocean, is this the journey’s end or beginning? Can […]

November 14, 2017 | By More
Relax your mind. Energize your body. Connect with yourself.

Relax your mind. Energize your body. Connect with yourself.

By: Avegaile Calzado Wellness practices like yoga and meditation are supposed to help people relax and connect with themselves. However, if we’re not mindful, yoga and meditation can also be a source of stress, anxiety, and guilt. Many of us are busy, juggling different responsibilities. So, we end up rushing to our yoga and meditation […]

November 10, 2017 | By More
There Is A Way to Move Past Your Pain It is Right Here in Ottawa!

There Is A Way to Move Past Your Pain It is Right Here in Ottawa!

I have an amazing health journey I wish to share with my friends, family and the people of Ottawa and beyond.    Five years ago I had a severe back injury, which left me somewhat immobile and in extreme and constant pain for about five years.  I was treated with many different modalities, but nothing […]

November 9, 2017 | By More
“Fall Kid Types:” Tips for Parents, Educators & Yoga Teachers

“Fall Kid Types:” Tips for Parents, Educators & Yoga Teachers

By Anamda Sly and Satkiana Shaw, with The Ottawa Child Council, Club Yoga Program In Canada, September is the month where we trade-in our flip-flops and ice creams for alarm clock mornings and steady routines with a new cycle of learning. This change of season requests our help to keep kids balanced and grounded. “Fall […]

October 9, 2017 | By More
So’ham Meditation – Who am I

So’ham Meditation – Who am I

By Rupa Saḥ meaning “He, that”, aham meaning “I am”. So’ham means “I am that”   • Sit comfortably. • Focus on breathing. Listen to the sound of your own breathing. • When you breathe in, listen to the sound “so”. • When you breathe out, listen to the sound “ham”. • Listen to the […]

October 9, 2017 | By More