• December 2014 Newsletter

    The Yoga Studio South Newsletter
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    Wide selection of fascinating workshops



    Upcoming Mini-workshops  

    Relax & Restore:
    Workshop with Sherry Norman

    Whether you find the holiday season to be energizing and exciting or stressful and draining, this workshop is for you! 

    Take time for yourself to rest and recharge with our three-hour Restorative Yoga Workshop. We will explore gentle stretches to open and prepare the body for deep relaxation. Props such a bolsters, blankets and chairs will support postures that are designed to dismantle tension, improve immune function and promote a general feeling of well-being. Breath awareness and guided visualizations are offered to quiet the mind and help you find peace and calm during this busy holiday season.

    Register early as space (and props) are limited.


    Sunday, Dec  7 
    1:00 - 4:00pm

    Intro to Yoga
    with Lynne Swenson

    New student will learn the foundational principles of the Yoga poses. 

    Topics include the importance of alignment and the use of props. 

    Also, this class will address why Iyengar Yoga is ideally suited to the people of all ages and abilities. 


    After taking this workshop you will be confident to begin your Yoga journey.

    Sat Jan 17

    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


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    Yin Yoga & Chakra Meditation
    with Debbie Sereda

    A deep yin yoga practice designed to stimulate and open
    the chakras, preparing the body for a Chakra Meditation.
    Essential oils, music, lights, and mantras (known as bijas) will
    be used to deepen your experience.
    Pure Bliss..... 

    Sat, Jan 10
    6 - 8:30pm

    Breath-Relaxation & Sleep Improvemnt
    with Michelle Kinsey

    An afternoon spent learning effective practices to increase your level of relaxation and aid in better sleep quality and length.
    Come and learn how to get a good nights rest with simple breath and mind focus.


    Sat Jan 18
    1:00 - 4:00pm

    Issue: #75Dec  2014

    Dear Student, 
    "Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love."      - Hamilton Wright Mabie

    Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from the Yoga Studio South.

    Our team at the Yoga Studio South would like to thank you all for creating a beautiful & nurturing Yoga community.

    Holiday season is the time of celebration, reunion, giving and reflection.  Let's not forget to give ourselves some quality time to recharge and renew our own body, mind and spirit. 



    Vic and Ruth 


    "As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December's bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same."     - Donald E. Westlake 

    January 1 - Spiritual Enrichment Day with Pandit Dabral
    Begin the New Year with a Joyful Heart
    and Peaceful Mind

    Enrich your Spirit and re-"treat" yourself with a beautiful day

    filled with yoga, meditation, relaxation and a Fire Ceremony

    to invoke Blessings for the New Year.

    Join Pandit Dabral for this one day retreat and begin the New Year with a renewed Spirit full of gratitude and happiness.

    Everyone is Welcome!

    A small offering of $20.00 per session is gratefully suggested

    Thu, Jan 1, 10:45 - 5pm

    Major Workshop with Margot Kitchen- Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher 
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    Margot Kitchen

     We are very happy to host Margot Kitchen at the Yoga Studio South in December!

    Join senior Iyengar Yoga teacher Margot for a workshop to learn how the outer body supports the inward journey. Discover how asanas are transformed from being held by the physical body to being the means to free the energy body. Margot will focus on intermediate asana, pranayama and philosophy - specifically the Intermediate Junior I syllabus.
    Margot is one of Canada's most popular and respected Senior Iyengar Yoga Teachers. Her workshops are known for precision and clarity laced with a rich dose of humor and compassion.

    Sat/Sun - Requires at least one year of Iyengar Yoga experience.


    Dec 13    Sat:   1pm - 4pm     Major Workshop
    Dec 14    Sun:   1pm - 4pm    Major Workshop


    Contact Yoga Studio South for more information 403 228 5808
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