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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! Check your classes, book online, see what’s coming up all! Follow the links below to install your new Apps: • Apple App Store • Google Play Store Enjoy the ease and convenience from your phone or mobile device!

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

Family Day Ottawa

Family Day Ottawa

Family Day is Monday, February 15! We are open! Whether you are celebrating Family Day with the family tree or with your yoga family, we’re open with our full Class Schedule. You can get into a class with a daytime teacher you haven’t tried before, or go to your regular evening class.

Mirabai Ceiba Concert Ottawa

Mirabai Ceiba Concert Ottawa

Mirabai Ceiba Concert Ottawa Date Saturday, February 27, 2016 Time 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Doors open at 7:00 PM for seating. Concert begins at 7:30 PM. Venue Kitchissippi United Church, 630 Island Park Drive, Ottawa, Ontario. There is free parking at the church in the parking lot. Cost $25.00 per person in advance, $30.00… Read More

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