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  • Childbirth and Newborn Care Prep Class with In Bloom Births
    9:30 am-12:30 pm
    2019.12.01

    Childbirth and Newborn Care Prep Class with In Bloom Births

    Join us for a One or Two Day Childbirth + Newborn Care Prep Class that covers the essentials all families need to feel prepared (perhaps even excited?) for this life transition! This is a comprehensive curriculum that covers the essentials to prepare for Childbirth, Postpartum Recovery, and the First days and weeks with baby.

    Day one will provide you with an understanding of anatomy and physiology of birth, stages of labour, comfort measures + partner support, medical pain relief, and the hours immediately following birth. Day two gives you the knowledge and tools for optimal postpartum recovery, and the basics of newborn care, like feeding, changing, sleep routines, soothing a fussy baby, and more (there’s so much more!)

    You’ll find that this class is engaging, interactive, and thorough, leaving both you and your partner confident and prepared. You will gain a greater understanding of the birth process, practice strategies and techniques for comfort and coping during labour, learn about medical pain management options, gain tools to feel empowered and make decisions in labour, and spend time working through your feelings or fears leading up to your big day through to the first weeks.

    What’s included: a light breakfast, coffee, tea + water, course manual, and two interactive days of Childbirth + Newborn Care Preparation!

    Details:
    Saturday & Sunday, November 30/December 1
    Saturday: 9:30-3:30
    Sunday: 9:30-12:30

    Investment:
    Weekend: $195/couple
    Saturday only: $150/couple
    Sunday only: $65/couple

    To register:
    Contact Andrea at inbloombirths@gmail.com.

    *Space is limited, register early to ensure your spot!*

    Facilitator: Andrea Postal
    Andrea is a Certified Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator with a passion for supporting families on their personal and unique birth journey. After welcoming her own beautiful babies into the world, this work was a natural extension of the reverence she’s always had for birth, women, families, and the sacred passage into parenthood. Andrea began her journey into the Birth work in 2014 and hasn’t looked back. In addition to attending births and teaching classes, Andrea facilitates a community postpartum group, offers in-home postpartum support, and provides certified, professional placenta encapsulation through her business, In Bloom Births.

  • Restorative Yoga 6:45pm-8:00pm
    6:45 pm-8:00 pm
    2019.12.01

    Restorative Yoga with Sydney Fletcher

    Prime yourself for a good night’s sleep through a selection of gentle, relaxing poses. This class is aimed at bringing you into a deep state of relaxation. Set yourself up for whatever the week ahead brings.

    Details:
    Sundays 6:45-8:00 pm
    August 4-December 15
    No class October 13

    Investment:
    $18 drop-in
    $60 for 4 classes
    $90 unlimited classes
    *prices subject to GST

    To register:
    Contact Sydney at sydney@sydneyfletcher.com.

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  • Hatha Flow Yoga 9:15am-10:30am
    9:15 am-10:30 am
    2019.12.02

    Hatha Flow Yoga with Daiana Gama

    Start your morning with movement, stillness, awareness and breath. Challenge yourself with a varying degree of inversions, balance your energy through cleansing exercises, and then you will be good to go for the day! Suitable for those with ability to do Sun Salutations.
    *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
    Details:
    Mondays 9:15 -10:30 am
    September 16-December 16
    No class October 14 and November 11
    Investment:
    $15 drop-in
    $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
    $144/12 from Sept 16 – Dec 16
    To register:
    Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
    778 585 6124
    atmaflow@gmail.com
    www.AtmaFlow.com
  • Gentle Yoga 10:45am-12:00pm
    10:45 am-12:00 pm
    2019.12.02

    Gentle Yoga with Daiana Gama

    Move slowly and gently through simple poses, having the time to listen to your body’s needs and explore your lungs capacity. Relax, stretch, build strength and cultivate mindfulness. Suitable for beginners and/or people with physical limitations.
    *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
    Details:
    Mondays 9:15 -10:30 am
    September 16-December 16
    No class October 14 and November 11
    Investment:
    $15 drop-in
    $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
    $144/12 from Sept 16 – Dec 16
    To register:
    Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
    778 585 6124
    atmaflow@gmail.com
    www.AtmaFlow.com
  • Yoga for Emotional Well Being 5:15-6:45pm
    5:15 pm-6:45 pm
    2019.12.02

    Yoga for Emotional Well Being

    This class is suitable for those suffering with anxiety, depression and other stress- related conditions. “Stress” has become a common factor that most of us accept and live with in the western world. Increased levels of stress can lead to increased levels of cortisol (responsible for our “fight or flight” response) and, in the long term, several unpleasant physical, emotional, and mental conditions. 

    Yoga for Emotional Well Being will use the principles of Yoga and Hakomi (Body Centred Psychotherapy) to help you re-establish and nurture a connection with your authentic self. 

    Using yoga asana (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, sound, visualization, guided relaxation and self-reflection, this class will help you to locate an oasis of peace that is always available within you. This practice will help you to develop your capacity to slow down, to be still and embrace silence. 

    Benefits of Yoga for Emotional Well Being may include increased mental focus and clarity, increased motivation and energy, increased capacity to experience joy and laughter, and an increased sense of equanimity. 

    Please bring a journal and pen to class. Please wear comfortable clothing. Mats and yoga props supplied.

    Please note: This class is not suitable for those with serious mental health conditions. Please consult with your doctor or health care provider to assess whether this is a suitable class for you. 

    When: Monday evenings 5:15-6:45pm, October 7th – December 9th (no classes on Thanksgiving or Remembrance Day)

    Where: Nourish Wellness, Unit C 1822 Comox Ave

    Investment: $120/8 classes, pre-registration only

    Contact: jennifer@nourishwellnesscomox.com for more information or to register

  • Gentle Hatha Yoga 7:00pm-8:15pm
    7:00 pm-8:15 pm
    2019.12.02

    Gentle Hatha Yoga with Megan Tomlinson

    Participants will be led through a gentle practice which will include mindful movement and yoga postures, breath awareness and opportunities for moments of stillness. An exploration of yogic philosophy will be woven into each class. This class is grounded in trauma informed principles and is suitable for all levels.

    Details:
    Mondays 7:00-8:15 pm
    September 9-December 16
    No class October 14 and November 11

    Investment:
    Drop-in $15
    $130 for 10 class pass (expires Dec. 2019)

    To register: 
    Contact Megan at: vancouverislandyogi@gmail.com
    Call/text: 250-650-YOGA (9642)

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  • Morning Bliss Yoga 7:30-8:30am
    7:30 am-8:30 am
    2019.12.03

    Morning Bliss Yoga with LJ Jackett
    This class is a fusion of hatha, gentle vinyasa, and yin yoga suitable for all levels. LJ guides you through mindful morning movement to set our bodies and minds up for a blissful day! Drop-ins Welcome!
    Details: 
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    7:30 am to 8:30 am
    Investment:
    6 class pass – $90
    8 class pass – $110 (expires 3 months from purchase date)
    Unlimited 1 month – $85 (best value)
    Drop-in – $18
    Drop-in all Nourish Staff – $15
    Drop-in Students – $14 (secondary and post secondary)
    Payment made with cash, cheque, or e-transfer to ljyoganature@gmail.com
  • Vinyasa Flow 5:30pm-6:45pm
    5:30 pm-6:45 pm
    2019.12.03

    Vinyasa Flow with Katie Kennedy

    This active practice is dynamic in nature and creates mindful movements from one posture to the next and challenges you to find flexibility, strength and concentration with in your postures.  A combination of sun salutations, standing postures, balances, twists, seated and lying postures are weaved together into a fun, themed class with music.  This class creates a workout type feel while toning the body and clearing your mind.  This is an athletic practice and it is recommended that students feel strong through classic sun salutations.

    Details:
    Tuesdays 5:30-6:45 pm
    September 10-December 17
    Investment: 
    Drop in $15
    10 classes/$130

    To register: 
    Contact Katie at katietlc@gmail.com

  • Yin Yoga 7:00pm-8:15pm
    7:00 pm-8:15 pm
    2019.12.03

    Yin Yoga with Katie Kennedy

    A style of yoga that invites you to slow down and create space for stillness, nurture your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and fascia.  By holding the postures for 2-5 min or longer, the deeper connective tissues are affected and improvement in flexibility is the result.  The use of probs are encouraged in each posture so that the body feels supported and relaxed and then has the chance to release.  This class is a great complement if you have an active lifestyle (active yoga, running, cycling, sports etc) or if you are wanting a calming, meditative type of practice.  Suitable for all students.

    Details:
    Tuesdays 7:00-8:15 pm
    September 10-December 17
    Investment: 
    Drop in $15
    10 classes/$130

    To register: 
    Contact Katie at katietlc@gmail.com

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  • Yogaahhh 11:00am-12:30pm
    11:00 am-12:30 pm
    2019.12.04

    Yogaahhh with Sheron Jutila
    A slow and gentle warm-up and then a blend of Restorative & Yin. We’ll find delightful ways of opening the body by melting into the floor and draping ourselves over bolsters. Deeply nourishing and calming. Includes floor poses (seated, belly, back). Options will be given for all poses so you can decide if you want a deeper yin-like focus to your practice or if you want to just relax to the max via restorative. We will end practice with a slightly longer than usual, luscious guided relaxation/meditation to help you float on a sea of bliss.
    Details:
    Wednesdays
    11:00am-12:30pm
    October 2 to Dec 18 (12 weeks)
    Investment:
    $150 for 12 weeks (preregistered)
    $116 for 8 class session pass (expires Dec 18/19)
    $17 drop-in (space is limited, call ahead)
    Payment can be made by cash, cheque, or e-transfer.
    To register:
    Contact Sheron at 250-898-1359 or yogaSheron@gmail.com
  • Somatics 1:30pm-2:45pm
    1:30 pm-2:45 pm
    2019.12.04

    Somatic Movement with Susan Cook

    The term “somatic” refers to our inner experience of our mind-bodies.  In these somatic movement classes we explore slow gentle movement patterns, with a focus on sensing ourselves from the inside.  As we bring more awareness to HOW we move, we experience improved ease, flexibility, balance, coordination and strength.  At the same time we learn a lot about our whole selves and our habits!

    These classes are designed for people with some previous experience in somatics or yoga.

    Details:
    Wednesdays 1:30-2:45 pm
    Runs until December 18, 2019
    Starts again January 8 – April 29, 2020

    Investment:
    $18/ class
    Classes can be selected individually but you must register in advance.

    To Register:
    And for more information, email Susan at susancookpt@gmail.com

  • Teen Yoga 4:30pm-5:30pm
    4:30 pm-5:30 pm
    2019.12.04

    Teen Yoga with Lili Zsoldos

    Come and enjoy the benefits of yoga in a fun, playful and safe environment. We will explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, and simple meditation techniques with a reflective perspective. Benefits include building self-compassion, self-awareness, self-care and relaxation! For self-identified girls ages 12 – 17 years. 

    Details:
    Wednesdays 4:30 pm–5:30 pm
    October 16th-December 4th

    Investment: 
    $90 for eight classes
    10% off if you sign up with a friend

    *Space is limited.

    To register:
    Please contact Lili with any questions and to reserve a place: lili@nourishwellnesscomox.com or by phone to (250) 465-8850.

    Instructor:
    Lili is a certified yoga teacher and counsellor at Nourish Wellness as well as with the school district. No yoga experience necessary. All are welcome to  join in creating a safe and supportive place for girls to come together and explore and learn from this ancient practice.

  • Reiki Yin Yoga 5:45pm-7:00pm
    5:45 pm-7:00 pm
    2019.12.04

    Reiki Yin Yoga with Daiana Gama

    Balance your life with a moment of stillness, breath and awareness, while receiving Reiki. Yin yoga hold poses for a longer period releasing tension from the fascia, which increases flexibility. Reiki is a healing energy that will support your relaxation, taking you into a deeper state of peace.
    *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
    Details:
    Wednesdays 5:45 -7:00 pm
    October 30-December 18
    Investment:
    $15 drop-in
    $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
    To register:
    Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
    778 585 6124
    atmaflow@gmail.com
    www.AtmaFlow.com
  • Beginning Modern Dance for Adults 7:30-9:00 pm
    7:30 pm-9:00 pm
    2019.12.04

    Beginning Modern Dance for Adults with Heather EvansBA Dance, Denison University
    Move. Flow. Explore! 

    Together we will explore the basic concepts of modern dance including proper warming up, strengthening techniques, alignment, movement vocabulary, and rhythm.  Each class will build on the one prior.  This modern dance session is designed to be fun and engaging for everyone, regardless of experience.  Please wear comfortable clothing (layers suggested) with bare feet or socks.

    Details: 
    Wednesdays 7:30-9:00 pm
    November 6-December 18


    Investment:

    $105 (includes 7 classes)

    To register:
    Contact Heather at journeysonthemat@gmail.com

  • More events
    • Yogaahhh 11:00am-12:30pm
      11:00 am-12:30 pm
      2019.12.04
      Yogaahhh with Sheron Jutila
      A slow and gentle warm-up and then a blend of Restorative & Yin. We’ll find delightful ways of opening the body by melting into the floor and draping ourselves over bolsters. Deeply nourishing and calming. Includes floor poses (seated, belly, back). Options will be given for all poses so you can decide if you want a deeper yin-like focus to your practice or if you want to just relax to the max via restorative. We will end practice with a slightly longer than usual, luscious guided relaxation/meditation to help you float on a sea of bliss.
      Details:
      Wednesdays
      11:00am-12:30pm
      October 2 to Dec 18 (12 weeks)
      Investment:
      $150 for 12 weeks (preregistered)
      $116 for 8 class session pass (expires Dec 18/19)
      $17 drop-in (space is limited, call ahead)
      Payment can be made by cash, cheque, or e-transfer.
      To register:
      Contact Sheron at 250-898-1359 or yogaSheron@gmail.com
    • Somatics 1:30pm-2:45pm
      1:30 pm-2:45 pm
      2019.12.04

      Somatic Movement with Susan Cook

      The term “somatic” refers to our inner experience of our mind-bodies.  In these somatic movement classes we explore slow gentle movement patterns, with a focus on sensing ourselves from the inside.  As we bring more awareness to HOW we move, we experience improved ease, flexibility, balance, coordination and strength.  At the same time we learn a lot about our whole selves and our habits!

      These classes are designed for people with some previous experience in somatics or yoga.

      Details:
      Wednesdays 1:30-2:45 pm
      Runs until December 18, 2019
      Starts again January 8 – April 29, 2020

      Investment:
      $18/ class
      Classes can be selected individually but you must register in advance.

      To Register:
      And for more information, email Susan at susancookpt@gmail.com

    • Teen Yoga 4:30pm-5:30pm
      4:30 pm-5:30 pm
      2019.12.04

      Teen Yoga with Lili Zsoldos

      Come and enjoy the benefits of yoga in a fun, playful and safe environment. We will explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, and simple meditation techniques with a reflective perspective. Benefits include building self-compassion, self-awareness, self-care and relaxation! For self-identified girls ages 12 – 17 years. 

      Details:
      Wednesdays 4:30 pm–5:30 pm
      October 16th-December 4th

      Investment: 
      $90 for eight classes
      10% off if you sign up with a friend

      *Space is limited.

      To register:
      Please contact Lili with any questions and to reserve a place: lili@nourishwellnesscomox.com or by phone to (250) 465-8850.

      Instructor:
      Lili is a certified yoga teacher and counsellor at Nourish Wellness as well as with the school district. No yoga experience necessary. All are welcome to  join in creating a safe and supportive place for girls to come together and explore and learn from this ancient practice.

    • Reiki Yin Yoga 5:45pm-7:00pm
      5:45 pm-7:00 pm
      2019.12.04

      Reiki Yin Yoga with Daiana Gama

      Balance your life with a moment of stillness, breath and awareness, while receiving Reiki. Yin yoga hold poses for a longer period releasing tension from the fascia, which increases flexibility. Reiki is a healing energy that will support your relaxation, taking you into a deeper state of peace.
      *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
      Details:
      Wednesdays 5:45 -7:00 pm
      October 30-December 18
      Investment:
      $15 drop-in
      $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
      To register:
      Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
      778 585 6124
      atmaflow@gmail.com
      www.AtmaFlow.com
    • Beginning Modern Dance for Adults 7:30-9:00 pm
      7:30 pm-9:00 pm
      2019.12.04
      Beginning Modern Dance for Adults with Heather EvansBA Dance, Denison University
      Move. Flow. Explore! 

      Together we will explore the basic concepts of modern dance including proper warming up, strengthening techniques, alignment, movement vocabulary, and rhythm.  Each class will build on the one prior.  This modern dance session is designed to be fun and engaging for everyone, regardless of experience.  Please wear comfortable clothing (layers suggested) with bare feet or socks.

      Details: 
      Wednesdays 7:30-9:00 pm
      November 6-December 18


      Investment:

      $105 (includes 7 classes)

      To register:
      Contact Heather at journeysonthemat@gmail.com

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  • Morning Bliss Yoga 7:30-8:30am
    7:30 am-8:30 am
    2019.12.05

    Morning Bliss Yoga with LJ Jackett
    This class is a fusion of hatha, gentle vinyasa, and yin yoga suitable for all levels. LJ guides you through mindful morning movement to set our bodies and minds up for a blissful day! Drop-ins Welcome!
    Details: 
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    7:30 am to 8:30 am
    Investment:
    6 class pass – $90
    8 class pass – $110 (expires 3 months from purchase date)
    Unlimited 1 month – $85 (best value)
    Drop-in – $18
    Drop-in all Nourish Staff – $15
    Drop-in Students – $14 (secondary and post secondary)
    Payment made with cash, cheque, or e-transfer to ljyoganature@gmail.com
    Pre-register via text, Facebook, email, or just drop-in. (604) 369 0101.
  • Zen Meditation 12:00pm-12:45pm
    12:00 pm-12:45 pm
    2019.12.05

    Meditation Class with Akiko Shima

    Join us for Zen meditation for lunch break! We will practice Zazen (sitting meditation) and Kinhin (walking meditation), and end with a cup of tea each time. No experience required.

    Details: 
    Thursdays 12:00-12:45 pm
    September 5-December 19

    Investment:
    This class is by donation. All the proceeds will go to local charities.

    To register:
    Contact Akiko at yogaandzen.comox@gmail.com.

  • Yoga for Inner Calm 1:30pm-2:30pm
    1:30 pm-2:30 pm
    2019.12.05

    Yoga for Inner Calm with Sheron Jutila

    Decrease the effects of stress, soothe the buzz of anxiety, & slow down the racing of thoughts. Relax body & mind, strengthen resilience & joy. This class will include joint freeing movements, easy stretching and strengthening poses plus breathing & awareness exercises. The poses will be presented with options to work supported (on a chair) or on the floor (on a yoga mat).

    Not sure if this class is for you? Here is what recent participants had to say:

    “I thoroughly enjoyed the class. It was easy to follow your directions. The facility is beautiful. I relaxed and ‘floated’ all the way home.”

    “This class allowed me to slow down & really pay attention to what is happening in my body. I discovered sensations I hadn’t been aware of, which has caused me to be more mindful of my actions off my mat.”

    Still not sure? Join us for a drop-in. Ready to commit? Register today!

    Details:
    Thursdays
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
    November 14-December 19

    Investment:
    Register for 6 week session: $69 ($11.50/class)
    Drop-in $16

    To register:
    Contact Sheron at 250-898-1359 or yogaSheron@gmail.com

    Pay in advance to hold your spot.
    Interac E-transfer to yogasheron@gmail.com
    Cheques & Cash – contact Sheron for drop-off or mailing address

    For more info visit www.BreatheLaughLove.com.

  • Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga 5:30-6:45 pm
    5:30 pm-6:45 pm
    2019.12.05

    Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga with Taylor Cascanette

    A safe space to meet yourself where you are at.

    We support the gentle curiosity of noticing sensations in the body, and making choices based on what you feel. Move, stretch and breathe in a way that feels supportive for you. Share an experience with invitational language, and discover opportunities for empowerment, relaxation and growth.

    All levels welcome. There will be no physical assists.

    Details:
    Thursdays 5:30-6:45 pm
    November 21-December 19

    Investment: 
    By donation (suggested $10/class)

    To register: 
    Contact Taylor at tcascanette@live.ca 

  • Spring Forest Qigong 7:00pm-8:00pm
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2019.12.05

    Spring Forest Qigong with Barb Timmer

     ‘Transform Your Energy, Transform Your Life!’

    Spring Forest Qigong is a simple practice using the mind, breath, simple movements and sound to balance your own internal energy for better health and vitality. Some of the benefits of SFQ include:

    Reduced stress, tension
    Less fatigue, more energy
    Sense of contentment and peace
    Increased mental clarity & focus

    Join other ‘Qi Transformers’ as you practice the simple, gentle movements of this meditative practice. You will find that practicing in a group magnifies the energy and furthers the healing!

    All are welcome! No experience necessary. Dress comfortably. Chairs are provided for the seated meditation at the end.

    Details:
    Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm
    September 5-December 19

    Investment:
    Drop-in $12
    6-classes for $50.
    Drop-in can be paid at the class. Registration is required for the special rate.  Register at www.Co-CreationalSelf-Healing.com under Classes/Events.

    For more information:
    Contact Barb at barb@co-creationalself-healing.com

  • More events
    • Morning Bliss Yoga 7:30-8:30am
      7:30 am-8:30 am
      2019.12.05
      Morning Bliss Yoga with LJ Jackett
      This class is a fusion of hatha, gentle vinyasa, and yin yoga suitable for all levels. LJ guides you through mindful morning movement to set our bodies and minds up for a blissful day! Drop-ins Welcome!
      Details: 
      Tuesdays and Thursdays
      7:30 am to 8:30 am
      Investment:
      6 class pass – $90
      8 class pass – $110 (expires 3 months from purchase date)
      Unlimited 1 month – $85 (best value)
      Drop-in – $18
      Drop-in all Nourish Staff – $15
      Drop-in Students – $14 (secondary and post secondary)
      Payment made with cash, cheque, or e-transfer to ljyoganature@gmail.com
      Pre-register via text, Facebook, email, or just drop-in. (604) 369 0101.
    • Zen Meditation 12:00pm-12:45pm
      12:00 pm-12:45 pm
      2019.12.05

      Meditation Class with Akiko Shima

      Join us for Zen meditation for lunch break! We will practice Zazen (sitting meditation) and Kinhin (walking meditation), and end with a cup of tea each time. No experience required.

      Details: 
      Thursdays 12:00-12:45 pm
      September 5-December 19

      Investment:
      This class is by donation. All the proceeds will go to local charities.

      To register:
      Contact Akiko at yogaandzen.comox@gmail.com.

    • Yoga for Inner Calm 1:30pm-2:30pm
      1:30 pm-2:30 pm
      2019.12.05

      Yoga for Inner Calm with Sheron Jutila

      Decrease the effects of stress, soothe the buzz of anxiety, & slow down the racing of thoughts. Relax body & mind, strengthen resilience & joy. This class will include joint freeing movements, easy stretching and strengthening poses plus breathing & awareness exercises. The poses will be presented with options to work supported (on a chair) or on the floor (on a yoga mat).

      Not sure if this class is for you? Here is what recent participants had to say:

      “I thoroughly enjoyed the class. It was easy to follow your directions. The facility is beautiful. I relaxed and ‘floated’ all the way home.”

      “This class allowed me to slow down & really pay attention to what is happening in my body. I discovered sensations I hadn’t been aware of, which has caused me to be more mindful of my actions off my mat.”

      Still not sure? Join us for a drop-in. Ready to commit? Register today!

      Details:
      Thursdays
      1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
      November 14-December 19

      Investment:
      Register for 6 week session: $69 ($11.50/class)
      Drop-in $16

      To register:
      Contact Sheron at 250-898-1359 or yogaSheron@gmail.com

      Pay in advance to hold your spot.
      Interac E-transfer to yogasheron@gmail.com
      Cheques & Cash – contact Sheron for drop-off or mailing address

      For more info visit www.BreatheLaughLove.com.

    • Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga 5:30-6:45 pm
      5:30 pm-6:45 pm
      2019.12.05

      Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga with Taylor Cascanette

      A safe space to meet yourself where you are at.

      We support the gentle curiosity of noticing sensations in the body, and making choices based on what you feel. Move, stretch and breathe in a way that feels supportive for you. Share an experience with invitational language, and discover opportunities for empowerment, relaxation and growth.

      All levels welcome. There will be no physical assists.

      Details:
      Thursdays 5:30-6:45 pm
      November 21-December 19

      Investment: 
      By donation (suggested $10/class)

      To register: 
      Contact Taylor at tcascanette@live.ca 

    • Spring Forest Qigong 7:00pm-8:00pm
      7:00 pm-8:00 pm
      2019.12.05

      Spring Forest Qigong with Barb Timmer

       ‘Transform Your Energy, Transform Your Life!’

      Spring Forest Qigong is a simple practice using the mind, breath, simple movements and sound to balance your own internal energy for better health and vitality. Some of the benefits of SFQ include:

      Reduced stress, tension
      Less fatigue, more energy
      Sense of contentment and peace
      Increased mental clarity & focus

      Join other ‘Qi Transformers’ as you practice the simple, gentle movements of this meditative practice. You will find that practicing in a group magnifies the energy and furthers the healing!

      All are welcome! No experience necessary. Dress comfortably. Chairs are provided for the seated meditation at the end.

      Details:
      Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm
      September 5-December 19

      Investment:
      Drop-in $12
      6-classes for $50.
      Drop-in can be paid at the class. Registration is required for the special rate.  Register at www.Co-CreationalSelf-Healing.com under Classes/Events.

      For more information:
      Contact Barb at barb@co-creationalself-healing.com

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  • Hatha Flow Yoga 9:00am-10:15am
    9:00 am-10:15 am
    2019.12.06

    Hatha Flow Yoga with Megan Tomlinson

    Participants will be led through a yoga practice with an emphasis on developing fluidity between the body and the breath resulting in a meditative practice. A variety of mindful movements will be offered in addition to an exploration of yogic philosophy. This class does have a physicality that is appropriate for most people – please inquire if you have concerns with physical injuries/general mobility.

    Details: 
    Fridays 9:00-10:15 am
    September 13-December 20
    No class November 1 or December 13

    Investment:
    Drop-in $15
    $130 for 10 class pass (expires Dec. 2019)

    To register: 
    Contact Megan at: vancouverislandyogi@gmail.com
    Call/text: 250-650-YOGA (9642)

  • Introduction to Somatics 10:30am-12:00pm
    10:30 am-12:00 pm
    2019.12.06

    Introduction to Somatics with Carolyn Pigott

    You will be introduced to fundamental movements that reconnect your brain to your muscles. Through the practice of deep breathing techniques and mindful awareness you will discover areas of your body that are stuck in something called sensory motor amnesia, a chronically tight state in the muscles. You will be gently guided to unlock these patterns and feel a renewed sense of ease and comfort in these muscles. Your mind and body will relax and you will walk out feeling a renewed vitality to take on your life once again!

    This class is suitable for all ages and abilities.

    Details:
    Fridays 10:30-12:00 pm
    September 6-December 20

    Investment:

    4 class pass $60
    Drop in $18
    1 month unlimited pass $99
    First class special $10

     

    To register:
    Contact Carolyn at carolynrmt@yahoo.ca or by phone to 250-702-0378

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  • Usui/Holy Fire Reiki Training, I&II 9am-6:30pm
    9:00 am-6:30 pm
    2019.12.07

    Instructor: Barb Timmer

    This is a 2-day workshop! No experience is necessary for Level One on the first day.

    Reiki is a Japanese energy healing technique for relaxation, stress reduction and balance that can also promote healing on many levels including physical, mental and emotional.  It works with Universal Life Force Energy to clear and balance the energy fields of your body bringing calm to body/mind and clarity to your thinking.  Reiki increases a person’s own supply of life force energy and provides a deep relaxation to the mind/body which can also tend to speed up the healing process.

    Usui/Holy Fire Reiki is a new Reiki for today’s stressful times. This newer system of Reiki combines the original system of modern Reiki with a newer, more refined Reiki that is of a higher, vibrational energy.

    Details:
    December 7-8
    Saturday 9:00 am-6:30 pm
    Sunday 9:00 am-6:00 pm
    Investment:
    $425
    To register:
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  • Usui/Holy Fire Reiki Training, I&II 9am-6:30pm
    9:00 am-6:30 pm
    2019.12.08

    Instructor: Barb Timmer

    This is a 2-day workshop! No experience is necessary for Level One on the first day.

    Reiki is a Japanese energy healing technique for relaxation, stress reduction and balance that can also promote healing on many levels including physical, mental and emotional.  It works with Universal Life Force Energy to clear and balance the energy fields of your body bringing calm to body/mind and clarity to your thinking.  Reiki increases a person’s own supply of life force energy and provides a deep relaxation to the mind/body which can also tend to speed up the healing process.

    Usui/Holy Fire Reiki is a new Reiki for today’s stressful times. This newer system of Reiki combines the original system of modern Reiki with a newer, more refined Reiki that is of a higher, vibrational energy.

    Details:
    December 7-8
    Saturday 9:00 am-6:30 pm
    Sunday 9:00 am-6:00 pm
    Investment:
    $425
    To register:
  • Restorative Yoga 6:45pm-8:00pm
    6:45 pm-8:00 pm
    2019.12.08

    Restorative Yoga with Sydney Fletcher

    Prime yourself for a good night’s sleep through a selection of gentle, relaxing poses. This class is aimed at bringing you into a deep state of relaxation. Set yourself up for whatever the week ahead brings.

    Details:
    Sundays 6:45-8:00 pm
    August 4-December 15
    No class October 13

    Investment:
    $18 drop-in
    $60 for 4 classes
    $90 unlimited classes
    *prices subject to GST

    To register:
    Contact Sydney at sydney@sydneyfletcher.com.

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  • Hatha Flow Yoga 9:15am-10:30am
    9:15 am-10:30 am
    2019.12.09

    Hatha Flow Yoga with Daiana Gama

    Start your morning with movement, stillness, awareness and breath. Challenge yourself with a varying degree of inversions, balance your energy through cleansing exercises, and then you will be good to go for the day! Suitable for those with ability to do Sun Salutations.
    *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
    Details:
    Mondays 9:15 -10:30 am
    September 16-December 16
    No class October 14 and November 11
    Investment:
    $15 drop-in
    $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
    $144/12 from Sept 16 – Dec 16
    To register:
    Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
    778 585 6124
    atmaflow@gmail.com
    www.AtmaFlow.com
  • Gentle Yoga 10:45am-12:00pm
    10:45 am-12:00 pm
    2019.12.09

    Gentle Yoga with Daiana Gama

    Move slowly and gently through simple poses, having the time to listen to your body’s needs and explore your lungs capacity. Relax, stretch, build strength and cultivate mindfulness. Suitable for beginners and/or people with physical limitations.
    *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
    Details:
    Mondays 9:15 -10:30 am
    September 16-December 16
    No class October 14 and November 11
    Investment:
    $15 drop-in
    $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
    $144/12 from Sept 16 – Dec 16
    To register:
    Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
    778 585 6124
    atmaflow@gmail.com
    www.AtmaFlow.com
  • Grief Support Group 2:00-3:30pm
    2:00 pm-3:30 pm
    2019.12.09

    Surviving the Stigma, Silence and Sorrow:

    Grief Support for Those Who Have Lost Someone they Love to Overdose

    This shared support can help you survive the stigma, silence and sorrow. It is a free-of-charge grief support group running the second Monday of each month on drop-in basis.  Please contact Paula Purcell for additional participation information.

    There will be no meeting October 14 and November 11.

    Contact Paula at paula@nourishwellnesscomox.com or by phone to 250.650.7282

  • Yoga for Emotional Well Being 5:15-6:45pm
    5:15 pm-6:45 pm
    2019.12.09

    Yoga for Emotional Well Being

    This class is suitable for those suffering with anxiety, depression and other stress- related conditions. “Stress” has become a common factor that most of us accept and live with in the western world. Increased levels of stress can lead to increased levels of cortisol (responsible for our “fight or flight” response) and, in the long term, several unpleasant physical, emotional, and mental conditions. 

    Yoga for Emotional Well Being will use the principles of Yoga and Hakomi (Body Centred Psychotherapy) to help you re-establish and nurture a connection with your authentic self. 

    Using yoga asana (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, sound, visualization, guided relaxation and self-reflection, this class will help you to locate an oasis of peace that is always available within you. This practice will help you to develop your capacity to slow down, to be still and embrace silence. 

    Benefits of Yoga for Emotional Well Being may include increased mental focus and clarity, increased motivation and energy, increased capacity to experience joy and laughter, and an increased sense of equanimity. 

    Please bring a journal and pen to class. Please wear comfortable clothing. Mats and yoga props supplied.

    Please note: This class is not suitable for those with serious mental health conditions. Please consult with your doctor or health care provider to assess whether this is a suitable class for you. 

    When: Monday evenings 5:15-6:45pm, October 7th – December 9th (no classes on Thanksgiving or Remembrance Day)

    Where: Nourish Wellness, Unit C 1822 Comox Ave

    Investment: $120/8 classes, pre-registration only

    Contact: jennifer@nourishwellnesscomox.com for more information or to register

  • Gentle Hatha Yoga 7:00pm-8:15pm
    7:00 pm-8:15 pm
    2019.12.09

    Gentle Hatha Yoga with Megan Tomlinson

    Participants will be led through a gentle practice which will include mindful movement and yoga postures, breath awareness and opportunities for moments of stillness. An exploration of yogic philosophy will be woven into each class. This class is grounded in trauma informed principles and is suitable for all levels.

    Details:
    Mondays 7:00-8:15 pm
    September 9-December 16
    No class October 14 and November 11

    Investment:
    Drop-in $15
    $130 for 10 class pass (expires Dec. 2019)

    To register: 
    Contact Megan at: vancouverislandyogi@gmail.com
    Call/text: 250-650-YOGA (9642)

  • More events
    • Hatha Flow Yoga 9:15am-10:30am
      9:15 am-10:30 am
      2019.12.09

      Hatha Flow Yoga with Daiana Gama

      Start your morning with movement, stillness, awareness and breath. Challenge yourself with a varying degree of inversions, balance your energy through cleansing exercises, and then you will be good to go for the day! Suitable for those with ability to do Sun Salutations.
      *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
      Details:
      Mondays 9:15 -10:30 am
      September 16-December 16
      No class October 14 and November 11
      Investment:
      $15 drop-in
      $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
      $144/12 from Sept 16 – Dec 16
      To register:
      Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
      778 585 6124
      atmaflow@gmail.com
      www.AtmaFlow.com
    • Gentle Yoga 10:45am-12:00pm
      10:45 am-12:00 pm
      2019.12.09

      Gentle Yoga with Daiana Gama

      Move slowly and gently through simple poses, having the time to listen to your body’s needs and explore your lungs capacity. Relax, stretch, build strength and cultivate mindfulness. Suitable for beginners and/or people with physical limitations.
      *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
      Details:
      Mondays 9:15 -10:30 am
      September 16-December 16
      No class October 14 and November 11
      Investment:
      $15 drop-in
      $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
      $144/12 from Sept 16 – Dec 16
      To register:
      Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
      778 585 6124
      atmaflow@gmail.com
      www.AtmaFlow.com
    • Grief Support Group 2:00-3:30pm
      2:00 pm-3:30 pm
      2019.12.09

      Surviving the Stigma, Silence and Sorrow:

      Grief Support for Those Who Have Lost Someone they Love to Overdose

      This shared support can help you survive the stigma, silence and sorrow. It is a free-of-charge grief support group running the second Monday of each month on drop-in basis.  Please contact Paula Purcell for additional participation information.

      There will be no meeting October 14 and November 11.

      Contact Paula at paula@nourishwellnesscomox.com or by phone to 250.650.7282

    • Yoga for Emotional Well Being 5:15-6:45pm
      5:15 pm-6:45 pm
      2019.12.09

      Yoga for Emotional Well Being

      This class is suitable for those suffering with anxiety, depression and other stress- related conditions. “Stress” has become a common factor that most of us accept and live with in the western world. Increased levels of stress can lead to increased levels of cortisol (responsible for our “fight or flight” response) and, in the long term, several unpleasant physical, emotional, and mental conditions. 

      Yoga for Emotional Well Being will use the principles of Yoga and Hakomi (Body Centred Psychotherapy) to help you re-establish and nurture a connection with your authentic self. 

      Using yoga asana (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, sound, visualization, guided relaxation and self-reflection, this class will help you to locate an oasis of peace that is always available within you. This practice will help you to develop your capacity to slow down, to be still and embrace silence. 

      Benefits of Yoga for Emotional Well Being may include increased mental focus and clarity, increased motivation and energy, increased capacity to experience joy and laughter, and an increased sense of equanimity. 

      Please bring a journal and pen to class. Please wear comfortable clothing. Mats and yoga props supplied.

      Please note: This class is not suitable for those with serious mental health conditions. Please consult with your doctor or health care provider to assess whether this is a suitable class for you. 

      When: Monday evenings 5:15-6:45pm, October 7th – December 9th (no classes on Thanksgiving or Remembrance Day)

      Where: Nourish Wellness, Unit C 1822 Comox Ave

      Investment: $120/8 classes, pre-registration only

      Contact: jennifer@nourishwellnesscomox.com for more information or to register

    • Gentle Hatha Yoga 7:00pm-8:15pm
      7:00 pm-8:15 pm
      2019.12.09

      Gentle Hatha Yoga with Megan Tomlinson

      Participants will be led through a gentle practice which will include mindful movement and yoga postures, breath awareness and opportunities for moments of stillness. An exploration of yogic philosophy will be woven into each class. This class is grounded in trauma informed principles and is suitable for all levels.

      Details:
      Mondays 7:00-8:15 pm
      September 9-December 16
      No class October 14 and November 11

      Investment:
      Drop-in $15
      $130 for 10 class pass (expires Dec. 2019)

      To register: 
      Contact Megan at: vancouverislandyogi@gmail.com
      Call/text: 250-650-YOGA (9642)

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  • Morning Bliss Yoga 7:30-8:30am
    7:30 am-8:30 am
    2019.12.10

    Morning Bliss Yoga with LJ Jackett
    This class is a fusion of hatha, gentle vinyasa, and yin yoga suitable for all levels. LJ guides you through mindful morning movement to set our bodies and minds up for a blissful day! Drop-ins Welcome!
    Details: 
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    7:30 am to 8:30 am
    Investment:
    6 class pass – $90
    8 class pass – $110 (expires 3 months from purchase date)
    Unlimited 1 month – $85 (best value)
    Drop-in – $18
    Drop-in all Nourish Staff – $15
    Drop-in Students – $14 (secondary and post secondary)
    Payment made with cash, cheque, or e-transfer to ljyoganature@gmail.com
  • Iyengar Yoga I & II, 10:30am-12:00pm
    10:30 am-12:00 pm
    2019.12.10

    Iyengar Yoga I & II with Jessie Kerr

    Details:
    Tuesdays
    10:30 am to 12:00 pm
    December 10 – 17
    Investment:
    $15.00 drop in
    To register:
    Contact Jessie at joyfulmoves@gmail.com
  • Vinyasa Flow 5:30pm-6:45pm
    5:30 pm-6:45 pm
    2019.12.10

    Vinyasa Flow with Katie Kennedy

    This active practice is dynamic in nature and creates mindful movements from one posture to the next and challenges you to find flexibility, strength and concentration with in your postures.  A combination of sun salutations, standing postures, balances, twists, seated and lying postures are weaved together into a fun, themed class with music.  This class creates a workout type feel while toning the body and clearing your mind.  This is an athletic practice and it is recommended that students feel strong through classic sun salutations.

    Details:
    Tuesdays 5:30-6:45 pm
    September 10-December 17
    Investment: 
    Drop in $15
    10 classes/$130

    To register: 
    Contact Katie at katietlc@gmail.com

  • Yin Yoga 7:00pm-8:15pm
    7:00 pm-8:15 pm
    2019.12.10

    Yin Yoga with Katie Kennedy

    A style of yoga that invites you to slow down and create space for stillness, nurture your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and fascia.  By holding the postures for 2-5 min or longer, the deeper connective tissues are affected and improvement in flexibility is the result.  The use of probs are encouraged in each posture so that the body feels supported and relaxed and then has the chance to release.  This class is a great complement if you have an active lifestyle (active yoga, running, cycling, sports etc) or if you are wanting a calming, meditative type of practice.  Suitable for all students.

    Details:
    Tuesdays 7:00-8:15 pm
    September 10-December 17
    Investment: 
    Drop in $15
    10 classes/$130

    To register: 
    Contact Katie at katietlc@gmail.com

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  • Yogaahhh 11:00am-12:30pm
    11:00 am-12:30 pm
    2019.12.11

    Yogaahhh with Sheron Jutila
    A slow and gentle warm-up and then a blend of Restorative & Yin. We’ll find delightful ways of opening the body by melting into the floor and draping ourselves over bolsters. Deeply nourishing and calming. Includes floor poses (seated, belly, back). Options will be given for all poses so you can decide if you want a deeper yin-like focus to your practice or if you want to just relax to the max via restorative. We will end practice with a slightly longer than usual, luscious guided relaxation/meditation to help you float on a sea of bliss.
    Details:
    Wednesdays
    11:00am-12:30pm
    October 2 to Dec 18 (12 weeks)
    Investment:
    $150 for 12 weeks (preregistered)
    $116 for 8 class session pass (expires Dec 18/19)
    $17 drop-in (space is limited, call ahead)
    Payment can be made by cash, cheque, or e-transfer.
    To register:
    Contact Sheron at 250-898-1359 or yogaSheron@gmail.com
  • Somatics 1:30pm-2:45pm
    1:30 pm-2:45 pm
    2019.12.11

    Somatic Movement with Susan Cook

    The term “somatic” refers to our inner experience of our mind-bodies.  In these somatic movement classes we explore slow gentle movement patterns, with a focus on sensing ourselves from the inside.  As we bring more awareness to HOW we move, we experience improved ease, flexibility, balance, coordination and strength.  At the same time we learn a lot about our whole selves and our habits!

    These classes are designed for people with some previous experience in somatics or yoga.

    Details:
    Wednesdays 1:30-2:45 pm
    Runs until December 18, 2019
    Starts again January 8 – April 29, 2020

    Investment:
    $18/ class
    Classes can be selected individually but you must register in advance.

    To Register:
    And for more information, email Susan at susancookpt@gmail.com

  • Reiki Yin Yoga 5:45pm-7:00pm
    5:45 pm-7:00 pm
    2019.12.11

    Reiki Yin Yoga with Daiana Gama

    Balance your life with a moment of stillness, breath and awareness, while receiving Reiki. Yin yoga hold poses for a longer period releasing tension from the fascia, which increases flexibility. Reiki is a healing energy that will support your relaxation, taking you into a deeper state of peace.
    *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
    Details:
    Wednesdays 5:45 -7:00 pm
    October 30-December 18
    Investment:
    $15 drop-in
    $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
    To register:
    Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
    778 585 6124
    atmaflow@gmail.com
    www.AtmaFlow.com
  • Beginning Modern Dance for Adults 7:30-9:00 pm
    7:30 pm-9:00 pm
    2019.12.11

    Beginning Modern Dance for Adults with Heather EvansBA Dance, Denison University
    Move. Flow. Explore! 

    Together we will explore the basic concepts of modern dance including proper warming up, strengthening techniques, alignment, movement vocabulary, and rhythm.  Each class will build on the one prior.  This modern dance session is designed to be fun and engaging for everyone, regardless of experience.  Please wear comfortable clothing (layers suggested) with bare feet or socks.

    Details: 
    Wednesdays 7:30-9:00 pm
    November 6-December 18


    Investment:

    $105 (includes 7 classes)

    To register:
    Contact Heather at journeysonthemat@gmail.com

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  • Morning Bliss Yoga 7:30-8:30am
    7:30 am-8:30 am
    2019.12.12

    Morning Bliss Yoga with LJ Jackett
    This class is a fusion of hatha, gentle vinyasa, and yin yoga suitable for all levels. LJ guides you through mindful morning movement to set our bodies and minds up for a blissful day! Drop-ins Welcome!
    Details: 
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    7:30 am to 8:30 am
    Investment:
    6 class pass – $90
    8 class pass – $110 (expires 3 months from purchase date)
    Unlimited 1 month – $85 (best value)
    Drop-in – $18
    Drop-in all Nourish Staff – $15
    Drop-in Students – $14 (secondary and post secondary)
    Payment made with cash, cheque, or e-transfer to ljyoganature@gmail.com
    Pre-register via text, Facebook, email, or just drop-in. (604) 369 0101.
  • Hatha Yoga 9:15am-10:15am
    9:15 am-10:15 am
    2019.12.12

    Hatha Yoga with Karen Squires

    A style of yoga open to everyone of all ages and abilities. Focus on moving with awareness, find stillness within the poses, engage in watching the interaction between body and mind. Strengthen your body, develop/maintain flexibility and balance. Incorporate simple meditation/breathing techniques and benefit from deep relaxation. A practice with the potential to stay with you, expanding beyond the mat sustaining daily life.

    Details:
    Thursdays 9:15-10:15 am
    December 12 & 19

    Investment:
    $15 drop-in
    $60 5-class flexi-pass
    Pre-book 1 full month $10 per class

    To register: 
    Contact Karen at karensquires1@gmail.com

  • Zen Meditation 12:00pm-12:45pm
    12:00 pm-12:45 pm
    2019.12.12

    Meditation Class with Akiko Shima

    Join us for Zen meditation for lunch break! We will practice Zazen (sitting meditation) and Kinhin (walking meditation), and end with a cup of tea each time. No experience required.

    Details: 
    Thursdays 12:00-12:45 pm
    September 5-December 19

    Investment:
    This class is by donation. All the proceeds will go to local charities.

    To register:
    Contact Akiko at yogaandzen.comox@gmail.com.

  • Yoga for Inner Calm 1:30pm-2:30pm
    1:30 pm-2:30 pm
    2019.12.12

    Yoga for Inner Calm with Sheron Jutila

    Decrease the effects of stress, soothe the buzz of anxiety, & slow down the racing of thoughts. Relax body & mind, strengthen resilience & joy. This class will include joint freeing movements, easy stretching and strengthening poses plus breathing & awareness exercises. The poses will be presented with options to work supported (on a chair) or on the floor (on a yoga mat).

    Not sure if this class is for you? Here is what recent participants had to say:

    “I thoroughly enjoyed the class. It was easy to follow your directions. The facility is beautiful. I relaxed and ‘floated’ all the way home.”

    “This class allowed me to slow down & really pay attention to what is happening in my body. I discovered sensations I hadn’t been aware of, which has caused me to be more mindful of my actions off my mat.”

    Still not sure? Join us for a drop-in. Ready to commit? Register today!

    Details:
    Thursdays
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
    November 14-December 19

    Investment:
    Register for 6 week session: $69 ($11.50/class)
    Drop-in $16

    To register:
    Contact Sheron at 250-898-1359 or yogaSheron@gmail.com

    Pay in advance to hold your spot.
    Interac E-transfer to yogasheron@gmail.com
    Cheques & Cash – contact Sheron for drop-off or mailing address

    For more info visit www.BreatheLaughLove.com.

  • Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga 5:30-6:45 pm
    5:30 pm-6:45 pm
    2019.12.12

    Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga with Taylor Cascanette

    A safe space to meet yourself where you are at.

    We support the gentle curiosity of noticing sensations in the body, and making choices based on what you feel. Move, stretch and breathe in a way that feels supportive for you. Share an experience with invitational language, and discover opportunities for empowerment, relaxation and growth.

    All levels welcome. There will be no physical assists.

    Details:
    Thursdays 5:30-6:45 pm
    November 21-December 19

    Investment: 
    By donation (suggested $10/class)

    To register: 
    Contact Taylor at tcascanette@live.ca 

  • Spring Forest Qigong 7:00pm-8:00pm
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2019.12.12

    Spring Forest Qigong with Barb Timmer

     ‘Transform Your Energy, Transform Your Life!’

    Spring Forest Qigong is a simple practice using the mind, breath, simple movements and sound to balance your own internal energy for better health and vitality. Some of the benefits of SFQ include:

    Reduced stress, tension
    Less fatigue, more energy
    Sense of contentment and peace
    Increased mental clarity & focus

    Join other ‘Qi Transformers’ as you practice the simple, gentle movements of this meditative practice. You will find that practicing in a group magnifies the energy and furthers the healing!

    All are welcome! No experience necessary. Dress comfortably. Chairs are provided for the seated meditation at the end.

    Details:
    Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm
    September 5-December 19

    Investment:
    Drop-in $12
    6-classes for $50.
    Drop-in can be paid at the class. Registration is required for the special rate.  Register at www.Co-CreationalSelf-Healing.com under Classes/Events.

    For more information:
    Contact Barb at barb@co-creationalself-healing.com

  • More events
    • Morning Bliss Yoga 7:30-8:30am
      7:30 am-8:30 am
      2019.12.12
      Morning Bliss Yoga with LJ Jackett
      This class is a fusion of hatha, gentle vinyasa, and yin yoga suitable for all levels. LJ guides you through mindful morning movement to set our bodies and minds up for a blissful day! Drop-ins Welcome!
      Details: 
      Tuesdays and Thursdays
      7:30 am to 8:30 am
      Investment:
      6 class pass – $90
      8 class pass – $110 (expires 3 months from purchase date)
      Unlimited 1 month – $85 (best value)
      Drop-in – $18
      Drop-in all Nourish Staff – $15
      Drop-in Students – $14 (secondary and post secondary)
      Payment made with cash, cheque, or e-transfer to ljyoganature@gmail.com
      Pre-register via text, Facebook, email, or just drop-in. (604) 369 0101.
    • Hatha Yoga 9:15am-10:15am
      9:15 am-10:15 am
      2019.12.12

      Hatha Yoga with Karen Squires

      A style of yoga open to everyone of all ages and abilities. Focus on moving with awareness, find stillness within the poses, engage in watching the interaction between body and mind. Strengthen your body, develop/maintain flexibility and balance. Incorporate simple meditation/breathing techniques and benefit from deep relaxation. A practice with the potential to stay with you, expanding beyond the mat sustaining daily life.

      Details:
      Thursdays 9:15-10:15 am
      December 12 & 19

      Investment:
      $15 drop-in
      $60 5-class flexi-pass
      Pre-book 1 full month $10 per class

      To register: 
      Contact Karen at karensquires1@gmail.com

    • Zen Meditation 12:00pm-12:45pm
      12:00 pm-12:45 pm
      2019.12.12

      Meditation Class with Akiko Shima

      Join us for Zen meditation for lunch break! We will practice Zazen (sitting meditation) and Kinhin (walking meditation), and end with a cup of tea each time. No experience required.

      Details: 
      Thursdays 12:00-12:45 pm
      September 5-December 19

      Investment:
      This class is by donation. All the proceeds will go to local charities.

      To register:
      Contact Akiko at yogaandzen.comox@gmail.com.

    • Yoga for Inner Calm 1:30pm-2:30pm
      1:30 pm-2:30 pm
      2019.12.12

      Yoga for Inner Calm with Sheron Jutila

      Decrease the effects of stress, soothe the buzz of anxiety, & slow down the racing of thoughts. Relax body & mind, strengthen resilience & joy. This class will include joint freeing movements, easy stretching and strengthening poses plus breathing & awareness exercises. The poses will be presented with options to work supported (on a chair) or on the floor (on a yoga mat).

      Not sure if this class is for you? Here is what recent participants had to say:

      “I thoroughly enjoyed the class. It was easy to follow your directions. The facility is beautiful. I relaxed and ‘floated’ all the way home.”

      “This class allowed me to slow down & really pay attention to what is happening in my body. I discovered sensations I hadn’t been aware of, which has caused me to be more mindful of my actions off my mat.”

      Still not sure? Join us for a drop-in. Ready to commit? Register today!

      Details:
      Thursdays
      1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
      November 14-December 19

      Investment:
      Register for 6 week session: $69 ($11.50/class)
      Drop-in $16

      To register:
      Contact Sheron at 250-898-1359 or yogaSheron@gmail.com

      Pay in advance to hold your spot.
      Interac E-transfer to yogasheron@gmail.com
      Cheques & Cash – contact Sheron for drop-off or mailing address

      For more info visit www.BreatheLaughLove.com.

    • Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga 5:30-6:45 pm
      5:30 pm-6:45 pm
      2019.12.12

      Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga with Taylor Cascanette

      A safe space to meet yourself where you are at.

      We support the gentle curiosity of noticing sensations in the body, and making choices based on what you feel. Move, stretch and breathe in a way that feels supportive for you. Share an experience with invitational language, and discover opportunities for empowerment, relaxation and growth.

      All levels welcome. There will be no physical assists.

      Details:
      Thursdays 5:30-6:45 pm
      November 21-December 19

      Investment: 
      By donation (suggested $10/class)

      To register: 
      Contact Taylor at tcascanette@live.ca 

    • Spring Forest Qigong 7:00pm-8:00pm
      7:00 pm-8:00 pm
      2019.12.12

      Spring Forest Qigong with Barb Timmer

       ‘Transform Your Energy, Transform Your Life!’

      Spring Forest Qigong is a simple practice using the mind, breath, simple movements and sound to balance your own internal energy for better health and vitality. Some of the benefits of SFQ include:

      Reduced stress, tension
      Less fatigue, more energy
      Sense of contentment and peace
      Increased mental clarity & focus

      Join other ‘Qi Transformers’ as you practice the simple, gentle movements of this meditative practice. You will find that practicing in a group magnifies the energy and furthers the healing!

      All are welcome! No experience necessary. Dress comfortably. Chairs are provided for the seated meditation at the end.

      Details:
      Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm
      September 5-December 19

      Investment:
      Drop-in $12
      6-classes for $50.
      Drop-in can be paid at the class. Registration is required for the special rate.  Register at www.Co-CreationalSelf-Healing.com under Classes/Events.

      For more information:
      Contact Barb at barb@co-creationalself-healing.com

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  • Introduction to Somatics 10:30am-12:00pm
    10:30 am-12:00 pm
    2019.12.13

    Introduction to Somatics with Carolyn Pigott

    You will be introduced to fundamental movements that reconnect your brain to your muscles. Through the practice of deep breathing techniques and mindful awareness you will discover areas of your body that are stuck in something called sensory motor amnesia, a chronically tight state in the muscles. You will be gently guided to unlock these patterns and feel a renewed sense of ease and comfort in these muscles. Your mind and body will relax and you will walk out feeling a renewed vitality to take on your life once again!

    This class is suitable for all ages and abilities.

    Details:
    Fridays 10:30-12:00 pm
    September 6-December 20

    Investment:

    4 class pass $60
    Drop in $18
    1 month unlimited pass $99
    First class special $10

     

    To register:
    Contact Carolyn at carolynrmt@yahoo.ca or by phone to 250-702-0378

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  • Karma Yoga 9:30-10:30am
    9:30 am-10:30 am
    2019.12.15

    Karma yoga classes are an opportunity to give back to our Comox Valley and global community. Classes are by donation and all proceeds go to a charity of choice.

    You can expect to sample a variety of yoga styles, as as well as Qigong and Somatics.

    Sundays 9:30-10:30am (please check our online calendar to confirm the class is running)

    Contact info@nourishwellnesscomox.com

     

  • Move, Meditate, & Manifest
    11:00 am-4:30 pm
    2019.12.15

    Move, Meditate, & Manifest with Penny Smith 
    A 1/2 day self-love  journey connecting mind, body and soul  to  heart-felt desires & goals while  visioning and  learning to manifest them into reality. Heart opening yoga, conscious breathwork, guided visualization, self-inquiry/personal development & journaling, vision boarding materials, journals, pens and custom essential oil roller.
    “Penny’s vision board workshop was transformative. Her ability to create a safe, dynamic, meaningful and empowering space allows for authentic and creative process. It was delightful to spend the day surrounded by great women, engaged in   yoga, song, dance and creative flow. The guided vision board process was highly effective and all the necessary tools were provided; including delicious nourishment. I would love to do another session with Penny and highly recommend partaking in her professional teachings.” – Tiffany P., Courtenay
    Details: 
    Sunday, December 15
    11:00 am to 4:30 pm
    Investment:
    $95.00+ GST
    (includes all materials, journals, custom essential oil roller and snacks)
    To register:
    Contact Penny to register: penny@pennysmith.ca
    Max participants is 22 (to comfortable fit the space)
  • Restorative Yoga 6:45pm-8:00pm
    6:45 pm-8:00 pm
    2019.12.15

    Restorative Yoga with Sydney Fletcher

    Prime yourself for a good night’s sleep through a selection of gentle, relaxing poses. This class is aimed at bringing you into a deep state of relaxation. Set yourself up for whatever the week ahead brings.

    Details:
    Sundays 6:45-8:00 pm
    August 4-December 15
    No class October 13

    Investment:
    $18 drop-in
    $60 for 4 classes
    $90 unlimited classes
    *prices subject to GST

    To register:
    Contact Sydney at sydney@sydneyfletcher.com.

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  • Hatha Flow Yoga 9:15am-10:30am
    9:15 am-10:30 am
    2019.12.16

    Hatha Flow Yoga with Daiana Gama

    Start your morning with movement, stillness, awareness and breath. Challenge yourself with a varying degree of inversions, balance your energy through cleansing exercises, and then you will be good to go for the day! Suitable for those with ability to do Sun Salutations.
    *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
    Details:
    Mondays 9:15 -10:30 am
    September 16-December 16
    No class October 14 and November 11
    Investment:
    $15 drop-in
    $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
    $144/12 from Sept 16 – Dec 16
    To register:
    Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
    778 585 6124
    atmaflow@gmail.com
    www.AtmaFlow.com
  • Gentle Yoga 10:45am-12:00pm
    10:45 am-12:00 pm
    2019.12.16

    Gentle Yoga with Daiana Gama

    Move slowly and gently through simple poses, having the time to listen to your body’s needs and explore your lungs capacity. Relax, stretch, build strength and cultivate mindfulness. Suitable for beginners and/or people with physical limitations.
    *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
    Details:
    Mondays 9:15 -10:30 am
    September 16-December 16
    No class October 14 and November 11
    Investment:
    $15 drop-in
    $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
    $144/12 from Sept 16 – Dec 16
    To register:
    Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
    778 585 6124
    atmaflow@gmail.com
    www.AtmaFlow.com
  • Gentle Hatha Yoga 7:00pm-8:15pm
    7:00 pm-8:15 pm
    2019.12.16

    Gentle Hatha Yoga with Megan Tomlinson

    Participants will be led through a gentle practice which will include mindful movement and yoga postures, breath awareness and opportunities for moments of stillness. An exploration of yogic philosophy will be woven into each class. This class is grounded in trauma informed principles and is suitable for all levels.

    Details:
    Mondays 7:00-8:15 pm
    September 9-December 16
    No class October 14 and November 11

    Investment:
    Drop-in $15
    $130 for 10 class pass (expires Dec. 2019)

    To register: 
    Contact Megan at: vancouverislandyogi@gmail.com
    Call/text: 250-650-YOGA (9642)

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  • Iyengar Yoga I & II, 10:30am-12:00pm
    10:30 am-12:00 pm
    2019.12.17

    Iyengar Yoga I & II with Jessie Kerr

    Details:
    Tuesdays
    10:30 am to 12:00 pm
    December 10 – 17
    Investment:
    $15.00 drop in
    To register:
    Contact Jessie at joyfulmoves@gmail.com
  • Vinyasa Flow 5:30pm-6:45pm
    5:30 pm-6:45 pm
    2019.12.17

    Vinyasa Flow with Katie Kennedy

    This active practice is dynamic in nature and creates mindful movements from one posture to the next and challenges you to find flexibility, strength and concentration with in your postures.  A combination of sun salutations, standing postures, balances, twists, seated and lying postures are weaved together into a fun, themed class with music.  This class creates a workout type feel while toning the body and clearing your mind.  This is an athletic practice and it is recommended that students feel strong through classic sun salutations.

    Details:
    Tuesdays 5:30-6:45 pm
    September 10-December 17
    Investment: 
    Drop in $15
    10 classes/$130

    To register: 
    Contact Katie at katietlc@gmail.com

  • Yin Yoga 7:00pm-8:15pm
    7:00 pm-8:15 pm
    2019.12.17

    Yin Yoga with Katie Kennedy

    A style of yoga that invites you to slow down and create space for stillness, nurture your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and fascia.  By holding the postures for 2-5 min or longer, the deeper connective tissues are affected and improvement in flexibility is the result.  The use of probs are encouraged in each posture so that the body feels supported and relaxed and then has the chance to release.  This class is a great complement if you have an active lifestyle (active yoga, running, cycling, sports etc) or if you are wanting a calming, meditative type of practice.  Suitable for all students.

    Details:
    Tuesdays 7:00-8:15 pm
    September 10-December 17
    Investment: 
    Drop in $15
    10 classes/$130

    To register: 
    Contact Katie at katietlc@gmail.com

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  • Yogaahhh 11:00am-12:30pm
    11:00 am-12:30 pm
    2019.12.18

    Yogaahhh with Sheron Jutila
    A slow and gentle warm-up and then a blend of Restorative & Yin. We’ll find delightful ways of opening the body by melting into the floor and draping ourselves over bolsters. Deeply nourishing and calming. Includes floor poses (seated, belly, back). Options will be given for all poses so you can decide if you want a deeper yin-like focus to your practice or if you want to just relax to the max via restorative. We will end practice with a slightly longer than usual, luscious guided relaxation/meditation to help you float on a sea of bliss.
    Details:
    Wednesdays
    11:00am-12:30pm
    October 2 to Dec 18 (12 weeks)
    Investment:
    $150 for 12 weeks (preregistered)
    $116 for 8 class session pass (expires Dec 18/19)
    $17 drop-in (space is limited, call ahead)
    Payment can be made by cash, cheque, or e-transfer.
    To register:
    Contact Sheron at 250-898-1359 or yogaSheron@gmail.com
  • Somatics 1:30pm-2:45pm
    1:30 pm-2:45 pm
    2019.12.18

    Somatic Movement with Susan Cook

    The term “somatic” refers to our inner experience of our mind-bodies.  In these somatic movement classes we explore slow gentle movement patterns, with a focus on sensing ourselves from the inside.  As we bring more awareness to HOW we move, we experience improved ease, flexibility, balance, coordination and strength.  At the same time we learn a lot about our whole selves and our habits!

    These classes are designed for people with some previous experience in somatics or yoga.

    Details:
    Wednesdays 1:30-2:45 pm
    Runs until December 18, 2019
    Starts again January 8 – April 29, 2020

    Investment:
    $18/ class
    Classes can be selected individually but you must register in advance.

    To Register:
    And for more information, email Susan at susancookpt@gmail.com

  • Reiki Yin Yoga 5:45pm-7:00pm
    5:45 pm-7:00 pm
    2019.12.18

    Reiki Yin Yoga with Daiana Gama

    Balance your life with a moment of stillness, breath and awareness, while receiving Reiki. Yin yoga hold poses for a longer period releasing tension from the fascia, which increases flexibility. Reiki is a healing energy that will support your relaxation, taking you into a deeper state of peace.
    *A minimum of 7 people registered is necessary to run this session
    Details:
    Wednesdays 5:45 -7:00 pm
    October 30-December 18
    Investment:
    $15 drop-in
    $81/6 class pass (good for 6 months)
    To register:
    Please reserve your spot with Daiana.
    778 585 6124
    atmaflow@gmail.com
    www.AtmaFlow.com
  • Beginning Modern Dance for Adults 7:30-9:00 pm
    7:30 pm-9:00 pm
    2019.12.18

    Beginning Modern Dance for Adults with Heather EvansBA Dance, Denison University
    Move. Flow. Explore! 

    Together we will explore the basic concepts of modern dance including proper warming up, strengthening techniques, alignment, movement vocabulary, and rhythm.  Each class will build on the one prior.  This modern dance session is designed to be fun and engaging for everyone, regardless of experience.  Please wear comfortable clothing (layers suggested) with bare feet or socks.

    Details: 
    Wednesdays 7:30-9:00 pm
    November 6-December 18


    Investment:

    $105 (includes 7 classes)

    To register:
    Contact Heather at journeysonthemat@gmail.com

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  • Hatha Yoga 9:15am-10:15am
    9:15 am-10:15 am
    2019.12.19

    Hatha Yoga with Karen Squires

    A style of yoga open to everyone of all ages and abilities. Focus on moving with awareness, find stillness within the poses, engage in watching the interaction between body and mind. Strengthen your body, develop/maintain flexibility and balance. Incorporate simple meditation/breathing techniques and benefit from deep relaxation. A practice with the potential to stay with you, expanding beyond the mat sustaining daily life.

    Details:
    Thursdays 9:15-10:15 am
    December 12 & 19

    Investment:
    $15 drop-in
    $60 5-class flexi-pass
    Pre-book 1 full month $10 per class

    To register: 
    Contact Karen at karensquires1@gmail.com

  • Zen Meditation 12:00pm-12:45pm
    12:00 pm-12:45 pm
    2019.12.19

    Meditation Class with Akiko Shima

    Join us for Zen meditation for lunch break! We will practice Zazen (sitting meditation) and Kinhin (walking meditation), and end with a cup of tea each time. No experience required.

    Details: 
    Thursdays 12:00-12:45 pm
    September 5-December 19

    Investment:
    This class is by donation. All the proceeds will go to local charities.

    To register:
    Contact Akiko at yogaandzen.comox@gmail.com.

  • Yoga for Inner Calm 1:30pm-2:30pm
    1:30 pm-2:30 pm
    2019.12.19

    Yoga for Inner Calm with Sheron Jutila

    Decrease the effects of stress, soothe the buzz of anxiety, & slow down the racing of thoughts. Relax body & mind, strengthen resilience & joy. This class will include joint freeing movements, easy stretching and strengthening poses plus breathing & awareness exercises. The poses will be presented with options to work supported (on a chair) or on the floor (on a yoga mat).

    Not sure if this class is for you? Here is what recent participants had to say:

    “I thoroughly enjoyed the class. It was easy to follow your directions. The facility is beautiful. I relaxed and ‘floated’ all the way home.”

    “This class allowed me to slow down & really pay attention to what is happening in my body. I discovered sensations I hadn’t been aware of, which has caused me to be more mindful of my actions off my mat.”

    Still not sure? Join us for a drop-in. Ready to commit? Register today!

    Details:
    Thursdays
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
    November 14-December 19

    Investment:
    Register for 6 week session: $69 ($11.50/class)
    Drop-in $16

    To register:
    Contact Sheron at 250-898-1359 or yogaSheron@gmail.com

    Pay in advance to hold your spot.
    Interac E-transfer to yogasheron@gmail.com
    Cheques & Cash – contact Sheron for drop-off or mailing address

    For more info visit www.BreatheLaughLove.com.

  • Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga 5:30-6:45 pm
    5:30 pm-6:45 pm
    2019.12.19

    Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga with Taylor Cascanette

    A safe space to meet yourself where you are at.

    We support the gentle curiosity of noticing sensations in the body, and making choices based on what you feel. Move, stretch and breathe in a way that feels supportive for you. Share an experience with invitational language, and discover opportunities for empowerment, relaxation and growth.

    All levels welcome. There will be no physical assists.

    Details:
    Thursdays 5:30-6:45 pm
    November 21-December 19

    Investment: 
    By donation (suggested $10/class)

    To register: 
    Contact Taylor at tcascanette@live.ca 

  • Spring Forest Qigong 7:00pm-8:00pm
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2019.12.19

    Spring Forest Qigong with Barb Timmer

     ‘Transform Your Energy, Transform Your Life!’

    Spring Forest Qigong is a simple practice using the mind, breath, simple movements and sound to balance your own internal energy for better health and vitality. Some of the benefits of SFQ include:

    Reduced stress, tension
    Less fatigue, more energy
    Sense of contentment and peace
    Increased mental clarity & focus

    Join other ‘Qi Transformers’ as you practice the simple, gentle movements of this meditative practice. You will find that practicing in a group magnifies the energy and furthers the healing!

    All are welcome! No experience necessary. Dress comfortably. Chairs are provided for the seated meditation at the end.

    Details:
    Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm
    September 5-December 19

    Investment:
    Drop-in $12
    6-classes for $50.
    Drop-in can be paid at the class. Registration is required for the special rate.  Register at www.Co-CreationalSelf-Healing.com under Classes/Events.

    For more information:
    Contact Barb at barb@co-creationalself-healing.com

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    • Hatha Yoga 9:15am-10:15am
      9:15 am-10:15 am
      2019.12.19

      Hatha Yoga with Karen Squires

      A style of yoga open to everyone of all ages and abilities. Focus on moving with awareness, find stillness within the poses, engage in watching the interaction between body and mind. Strengthen your body, develop/maintain flexibility and balance. Incorporate simple meditation/breathing techniques and benefit from deep relaxation. A practice with the potential to stay with you, expanding beyond the mat sustaining daily life.

      Details:
      Thursdays 9:15-10:15 am
      December 12 & 19

      Investment:
      $15 drop-in
      $60 5-class flexi-pass
      Pre-book 1 full month $10 per class

      To register: 
      Contact Karen at karensquires1@gmail.com

    • Zen Meditation 12:00pm-12:45pm
      12:00 pm-12:45 pm
      2019.12.19

      Meditation Class with Akiko Shima

      Join us for Zen meditation for lunch break! We will practice Zazen (sitting meditation) and Kinhin (walking meditation), and end with a cup of tea each time. No experience required.

      Details: 
      Thursdays 12:00-12:45 pm
      September 5-December 19

      Investment:
      This class is by donation. All the proceeds will go to local charities.

      To register:
      Contact Akiko at yogaandzen.comox@gmail.com.

    • Yoga for Inner Calm 1:30pm-2:30pm
      1:30 pm-2:30 pm
      2019.12.19

      Yoga for Inner Calm with Sheron Jutila

      Decrease the effects of stress, soothe the buzz of anxiety, & slow down the racing of thoughts. Relax body & mind, strengthen resilience & joy. This class will include joint freeing movements, easy stretching and strengthening poses plus breathing & awareness exercises. The poses will be presented with options to work supported (on a chair) or on the floor (on a yoga mat).

      Not sure if this class is for you? Here is what recent participants had to say:

      “I thoroughly enjoyed the class. It was easy to follow your directions. The facility is beautiful. I relaxed and ‘floated’ all the way home.”

      “This class allowed me to slow down & really pay attention to what is happening in my body. I discovered sensations I hadn’t been aware of, which has caused me to be more mindful of my actions off my mat.”

      Still not sure? Join us for a drop-in. Ready to commit? Register today!

      Details:
      Thursdays
      1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
      November 14-December 19

      Investment:
      Register for 6 week session: $69 ($11.50/class)
      Drop-in $16

      To register:
      Contact Sheron at 250-898-1359 or yogaSheron@gmail.com

      Pay in advance to hold your spot.
      Interac E-transfer to yogasheron@gmail.com
      Cheques & Cash – contact Sheron for drop-off or mailing address

      For more info visit www.BreatheLaughLove.com.

    • Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga 5:30-6:45 pm
      5:30 pm-6:45 pm
      2019.12.19

      Mindful Movements: Trauma Informed Yoga with Taylor Cascanette

      A safe space to meet yourself where you are at.

      We support the gentle curiosity of noticing sensations in the body, and making choices based on what you feel. Move, stretch and breathe in a way that feels supportive for you. Share an experience with invitational language, and discover opportunities for empowerment, relaxation and growth.

      All levels welcome. There will be no physical assists.

      Details:
      Thursdays 5:30-6:45 pm
      November 21-December 19

      Investment: 
      By donation (suggested $10/class)

      To register: 
      Contact Taylor at tcascanette@live.ca 

    • Spring Forest Qigong 7:00pm-8:00pm
      7:00 pm-8:00 pm
      2019.12.19

      Spring Forest Qigong with Barb Timmer

       ‘Transform Your Energy, Transform Your Life!’

      Spring Forest Qigong is a simple practice using the mind, breath, simple movements and sound to balance your own internal energy for better health and vitality. Some of the benefits of SFQ include:

      Reduced stress, tension
      Less fatigue, more energy
      Sense of contentment and peace
      Increased mental clarity & focus

      Join other ‘Qi Transformers’ as you practice the simple, gentle movements of this meditative practice. You will find that practicing in a group magnifies the energy and furthers the healing!

      All are welcome! No experience necessary. Dress comfortably. Chairs are provided for the seated meditation at the end.

      Details:
      Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm
      September 5-December 19

      Investment:
      Drop-in $12
      6-classes for $50.
      Drop-in can be paid at the class. Registration is required for the special rate.  Register at www.Co-CreationalSelf-Healing.com under Classes/Events.

      For more information:
      Contact Barb at barb@co-creationalself-healing.com

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  • Hatha Flow Yoga 9:00am-10:15am
    9:00 am-10:15 am
    2019.12.20

    Hatha Flow Yoga with Megan Tomlinson

    Participants will be led through a yoga practice with an emphasis on developing fluidity between the body and the breath resulting in a meditative practice. A variety of mindful movements will be offered in addition to an exploration of yogic philosophy. This class does have a physicality that is appropriate for most people – please inquire if you have concerns with physical injuries/general mobility.

    Details: 
    Fridays 9:00-10:15 am
    September 13-December 20
    No class November 1 or December 13

    Investment:
    Drop-in $15
    $130 for 10 class pass (expires Dec. 2019)

    To register: 
    Contact Megan at: vancouverislandyogi@gmail.com
    Call/text: 250-650-YOGA (9642)

  • Introduction to Somatics 10:30am-12:00pm
    10:30 am-12:00 pm
    2019.12.20

    Introduction to Somatics with Carolyn Pigott

    You will be introduced to fundamental movements that reconnect your brain to your muscles. Through the practice of deep breathing techniques and mindful awareness you will discover areas of your body that are stuck in something called sensory motor amnesia, a chronically tight state in the muscles. You will be gently guided to unlock these patterns and feel a renewed sense of ease and comfort in these muscles. Your mind and body will relax and you will walk out feeling a renewed vitality to take on your life once again!

    This class is suitable for all ages and abilities.

    Details:
    Fridays 10:30-12:00 pm
    September 6-December 20

    Investment:

    4 class pass $60
    Drop in $18
    1 month unlimited pass $99
    First class special $10

     

    To register:
    Contact Carolyn at carolynrmt@yahoo.ca or by phone to 250-702-0378

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