Monthly Archives: May 2014

Summer Offerings

Yoga for Gardeners! 

photo: MLees, Featherlite Photography, Thunder Bay
photo: M. Lees, Featherlite Photography, Thunder Bay

Thursday evenings 7-8 pm June 5, 12 & 26

at The Yoga Room

$30 for 3 Thursdays; $12 drop-in

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Hatha Yoga postures to increase flexibility, build strength, and support gardening postures with increasing ease.  Improve your postural alignment and develop your mobility to promote comfort and reduce the chance of injury.  No experience necessary:  We start from the ground up!

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Photo: M.Lees, Featherlite Photopgraphy, Thunder Bay
Photo: M.Lees, Featherlite Photopgraphy, Thunder Bay

Yoga For Round Bodies

Thursday evenings June 5, 12 & 26 5:30-6:30 pm

In July, 3 Mondays: July 7, 14, & 28

at The Yoga Room

$30 for 3 classes; $12 drop-in

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Yoga for Round Bodies promotes health at every size  in a respectful and inclusive atmosphere.  Props are used to adapt each posture to suit the student’s body. Modifications make each posture healthy, safe, and effective for building strength, releasing tension, increasing body awareness, and developing  comfortable alignment.

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Restorative Yoga

Photo: M. Lees, Featherlite Photography
Photo: M. Lees, Featherlite Photography, Thunder Bay

8-9:30 pm Wednesdays (next 8-week session starts June 25 but drop-ins are welcome any time)

at The Bodymind Centre

$13 drop-in, see www.bodymindcentre.com for membership options & drop-in card info.

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De-stress and renew with deeply relaxing restorative yoga postures designed to relax, stretch, and bring you deeply into your body and breath. Postures are  supported by props and held for an extended time with very little, or even no effort. Guided meditations and visualizations help develop body awareness and give you tools that can be practiced at home and in life.  This class is suitable for anyone who can lie on the floor, and is especially useful for people recovering from illness, injury, and/or stress.

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Photo: M. Lees, Featherlite Photography, Thunder bay
Photo: M. Lees, Featherlite Photography, Thunder Bay

Lunchtime Yoga in the Park

3 Fridays in July (not the 18th) & Friday August 15

12:10 – 12:50 pm at Waverley Park

by donation, registration not required – please bring your own mat or call ahead to arrange to borrow one: 632-6591

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Beginner Hatha Yoga designed to encourage grounding, relaxation, and renewed energy … all with a focus on healthy alignment.   Everyone welcome!

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Photo: M. Lees, Featherlite Photography, Thunder bay
Photo: M. Lees, Featherlite Photography, Thunder Bay

Rainy Day Restorative

Certain rainy Sundays in June, July & August 1:30-3pm

Location TBA

$12 drop-in fee

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Rainy weather ruining your outdoor plans?  Relax with restorative yoga!  Call to find out if there’s room in the spontaneous Rainy Day Restorative class (all levels) … or better yet, ask to be put on the list for Robin to call you if a class is happening!  632-6591

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Self-Practice

Photo: M. Lees, Featherlite Photography
Photo: M. Lees, Featherlite Photography, Thunder Bay

Tuesdays & Fridays 10 – 11:30 am in July & August (except July 1 & 18,  & Aug. 8)

Location TBA

$45 for 4 classes (any order); $12 drop-in fee

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Join others practicing with teacher assistance at developing their independent Hatha yoga practices.  Small groups with plenty of individual attention.  Beginner level.  Props provided for use in class.  Please call ahead to be sure there is room in the class and to register.