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Jai-Jagdeesh in Ottawa

Jai-Jagdeesh in Ottawa

  The Aquarian Existence. An era within which even the simplest approach to life is filled with complexities we never could have foretold. Our vocations are harder to define, trickier to manage, and, often, less fiscally profitable than jobs used to be. Relationships ask more of us. We ask more of ourselves. And ALL of… Read More

desire map + yoga … the prequil

desire map + yoga … the prequil

By Kate Durie Let’s be brutally honest, I never EVER thought I would be trading in suits, offices, and 4-inch pumps, for lulu pants, a yoga mat, and flip-flops. Never. But let’s be clear, The Desire Map isn’t about quitting your day job, blowing up your world, or glorifying entrepreneurial life. It’s about figuring out… Read More

Featuring Baby Nia with Steffi

Featuring Baby Nia with Steffi

Tuesdays July 5 and 12, 2016 – 10:30 am to 11:30 am Mommy or/and Daddy get their groove back! This class is for you and your baby & for pregnant women. Whether your baby is in your belly or on your belly – let’s dance Nia. Together. This is your time in. A time to… Read More

Summertime Fun Savings! FREE Yoga in August!

Summertime Fun Savings! FREE Yoga in August!

We’re always so impressed how dedicated our yogis are through the Ottawa winter, that when it comes to summer, we want to help you maintain the benefits of a regular yoga practice for health and vibrancy through the warm months. That’s why between June 1st and July 31st, 2016, when you purchase a 10 or… Read More

What is Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga? By Sadie Nardini

What is Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga? By Sadie Nardini

What is Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga? I prefer to call Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga a “perspective” on all yoga, rather than just its own style. I created it after years of training and study where I was seeing a lack of either understanding or focus on the core of our yoga poses on all levels:… Read More

Ayurveda For Self-Healing

Ayurveda For Self-Healing

By Maria Garre We don’t have to search very far in the ancient Ayurvedic texts to find a simple definition of Ayurveda. Charaka, known as the first physician of Ayurveda, says “science where advantageous and disadvantageous as well as happy and unhappy states of life along with what is good and bad for life, its measurement… Read More

Use of Props in Yin vs. Restorative Childs Pose

Use of Props in Yin vs. Restorative Childs Pose

Props can be used in yoga to help the body stretch, strengthen, balance, relax or improve body alignment.  They can help students experience the pose more profoundly and safely.  Students often ask me what is the difference between yin and restorative poses. In yin, we hold poses for a shorter amount of time (5-10 minutes)… Read More

We’ve gone mobile!

We’ve gone mobile!

The PranaShanti mobile app is now available! With the mobile app you can: Check the Class Schedule Reserve your space in Class Check into Class from your mobile device Enroll in workshops, events and trainings View your appointments Make new appointments View your attendance and place on wait lists DOWNLOAD OUR FREE APP! Follow the… Read More

Creating Space

Creating Space

How would you like other people to feel in your presence? How do you want students to feel in your class? As teachers, we ask students to set an intention for themselves, and while we often approach classes with philosophical or anatomical themes, we should ask ourselves what affect we want to create in our… Read More

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