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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
Traditional Hatha Yoga

Traditional Hatha Yoga

By Rupa Modern Yoga is often regarded as posture exercise. Traditional Yoga is a process of cultivating our body, mind and consciousness to understand and experience our inner spiritual nature, and let our Self resonate with the Divine for well-being and happiness. Through Yoga practice, skills and techniques can be mastered. The roots of Yoga […]

September 17, 2017 | By More