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Why We Seem to like Only One Type of Yoga Class

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Recently, I have been pondering this theme as it has come to my attention through some feedback and in my own practice.  Perhaps the type of practice that we most need is the type that we tend to shy away from. This is not some large epiphany, but it is interesting enough to spend some time reflecting. Of course, I …

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Hands On or Hands Off

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To touch or not to touch . . . This is a big question in yoga studios around the globe, in particular for us in the Western world. I just wanted to take some time to bring assisting into the light. I have recently noticed at the studio some resistance to being assisted, which I have been wanting to address …

Sea to Sky Gondola Vibes

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Check out the following piece by the Sea to Sky Gondola: https://www.seatoskygondola.com/blog/asana-and-answers-tanya-skok-hobbs on Tanya and what brought her to yoga and why she feels so strongly about sharing yoga. There are still a few weeks left of Gondola Yoga. There are classes 5 days a week, that start at 9:45 am. Shala’s class is on Friday mornings and is free for …

Sadhana . . . What does it mean?

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With April being Sadhana month at Shala, I thought that I would reach out and talk a little bit about what Sadhana is and means and how it can resonate with each of us in a unique way.  As I am at heart a nerd, book worm and secret academic, I will start with some definitions of Sadhana, something concrete for you …

What is Bhakti?

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This month is Bhakti month at Shala Yoga and some of you have been asking what Bhakti is and what it means. The Yoga Sutras offer the definition of bhakti as “Devotion to a personal form of divinity,” and the practice of Bhakti Yoga as “The Path of Devotion.” Devotion is defined as “Love, loyalty, or enthusiasm for a person …

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Shala Yoga is Under New Ownership

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Happy February Everyone, As some of you may know Josee has sold Shala Yoga to me, and the transfer become official on February 1st 2017.  With this month  we enter into a new chapter for Shala, built on a strong foundation. I am so looking forward to pouring my creative energy into the space and to connecting with each of you as …

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017

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Our 6th year of Shala together! Much more amazingness on the way this New Year 2017. Love, Peace and Light. From all of us at Shala Yoga.

Excited to return to the studio!

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A few days away for Christmas seemed like a long time. Excited to hear about your Christmas and practice with you. Please note: we are open all week, but CLOSED Sat Dec 31st and Sun Jan 1st for New Year’s.

Our Holiday Schedule!

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We are CLOSED on Sat Dec 24th- Sun Dec 25th- Mon Dec 26th for Xmas, and  CLOSED on Dec 31st – Jan 1st for New Year’s.  See you on the mat otherwise to keep yourself balanced throughout the holidays.

Offer the gift of yoga

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For your loved ones, pick up a gift certificate for yoga at Shala next time you come to class. Or buy online if you prefer at http://www.shalayoga.ca/buy-your-pass/   May the holidays be merry and happy for all beings.