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Meditation Spelled Out! By Devinder Kaur M – Mantras, mudras and asanas are the concentration points.  They provide you with the form and focus for the meditation.  Mantra is a repeated sound rhythm that directs the mind.  Mudra means ‘seal’ used to seal the body’s energy flow into a particular pattern and asanas are the… Read More

Get to know Michael Stone!

Get to know Michael Stone!

We are delighted to welcome Michael Stone back to PranaShanti on December 9-11, 2016 for a Master Class Weekend on Embodying Practices. Before Michael’s arrival you may like to listen in on some of his podcasts to get a feel for his teaching. The Dharma Talks podcast with Michael Stone is a library of talks… Read More

What do stacked stones mean for mindfulness?

What do stacked stones mean for mindfulness?

As we look forward to our autumn programming, we’re always happy to have Dr. Kim Sogge back to the centre. Dr. Sogge brings a wealth of experience and information to her mindfulness-based courses, and this year we’ve expanded upon her original Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course and will also be offering her Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Course. Whenever… 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

Winter Solstice Celebration of Light

Winter Solstice Celebration of Light

Date and Time: Sunday, December 21, 2014 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Event Details Midwinter’s day has been an important time for celebration throughout the ages. On this shortest day of the year, the sun is at its lowest and weakest, a pivot point from which the light will grow stronger and brighter. This is the turning… Read More

Nirinjan Kaur – Live in Ottawa

Nirinjan Kaur – Live in Ottawa

Nirinjan Kaur – Live in Ottawa – Workshop + Concert PranaShanti Yoga Centre is delighted to host an evening of Kundalini Yoga and sacred chanting with Nirinjan Kaur (vocals and harmonium) and Matthew Schoening (electric cello) accompaniment and opening set. Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm Event Details Our evening begins… Read More


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Meet Devinder Kaur, the woman behind PranaShanti

Meet Devinder Kaur, the woman behind PranaShanti

At PranaShanti Yoga Centre, we provide the space for many approaches and lineages of yoga to thrive. At the centre of that vision is one woman: PranaShanti’s owner and lead trainer, Devinder Kaur. In her own words, Devinder explains how she opened PranaShanti with a vision for high quality practice and education in yoga and… Read More

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