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Give Mom health and relaxation this Mother’s Day!

Give Mom health and relaxation this Mother’s Day!

Every year my family gave my grandmother lavender hand cream, soaps, and talc powder, until she had amassed such an inventory that it would take her the better part of a decade to use it all. Finally, we collectively decided to start giving her experiences, rather than things. She had enough things, and she was… Read More

Your Brain on Yoga – by Dr. Eileen Harris

Your Brain on Yoga – by Dr. Eileen Harris

In your yoga practice, are you “paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally, to the unfolding of experience moment by moment”? Are you at least striving to do that? If so, you are practicing a form of mindfulness as defined by Jon Kabat-Zinn. I call it mindful meditation. There is a growing body… Read More

what is a mala necklace and how do you use it?

what is a mala necklace and how do you use it?

You may have noticed your teacher wearing a necklace-like decoration with a tassel on the end, sometimes around their neck, or wrapped around their wrist. Called a mala (pronounced: mall-ah), why is it yogis wear it and what do they use it for? Malas, or mala beads, are a meditation device used by Hindus, Buddhists,… Read More

Happy Family Day – Monday, February 16

Happy Family Day – Monday, February 16

Sometimes you need to yoga apart so to appreciate your togetherness that much more, and sometimes you want to yoga together as a healthy, heart-full way to bond. We are open this Monday for Family Day. Bring a family member and they practice FREE. On Monday, save the HST on our Family Yoga Package! 15… Read More

40 Day Challenge

40 Day Challenge

Beat the Winter Blues with the PranaShanti 40 Day Yoga Challenge! About the Challenge The PranaShanti 40 Day Challenge is a commitment to attend yoga classes for 40 consecutive days. The Challenge runs Monday, February 9th, 2015 to Friday, March 20th, 2015. Yogic science confirms that it takes 40 days to fully develop a new… Read More

Vedantic Philosophy: The Snake and the Rope

Vedantic Philosophy: The Snake and the Rope

Try and guess the source of this philosophical quip: “Your eyes can deceive you, don’t trust them”. This is actually from Star Wars Jedi knight Obi Wan Kenobi, but it might as well have come from the Vedanta philosophy (the philosophy stemming from the Vedas, the Hindu scriptures). Let’s take a look! Is what we… Read More

A Numerology Reading for 2015

A Numerology Reading for 2015

From Devinder Kaur, PranaShanti’s lead trainer and owner, a numerology reading to prepare you for the coming year. In Kundalini yoga, numerology is a system that assesses the significance of numbers in a person’s life. It is simply a framework for considering life, personality, and events, so that we act in a way most beneficial… Read More

The Body Remembers: Resolving trauma through yoga

The Body Remembers: Resolving trauma through yoga

It is more common than we think that people with a significant degree of trauma will turn to yoga for healing and even more common for trauma survivors to turn to strong and disciplined physical practices. Unfortunately, most yoga teachers and most students aren’t fully aware of how to support themselves and others in the… Read More

Black Friday Sale

Black Friday Sale

Save the HST on Friday, November 28, 2014! To support your yoga practice in this season of lights, we’re offering you the opportunity to bring some more light to your winter this Friday. For one day only, we are offering a 13% discount or SAVE THE HST on 5, 10, 20, 50, Family, 1 Month… Read More

Annual Unlimited Holiday Savings begins December 1st!

Annual Unlimited Holiday Savings begins December 1st!

Make a commitment to yourself! This package is truly UNLIMITED! With the PranaShanti Annual Unlimited Package Holiday Special you will enjoy: No limit to the number of classes you practice in a day, week, month or the year! 10% off special events, workshops and trainings 10% off all boutique purchases and Infrared Sauna sessions 5… Read More

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