Annual Unlimited Holiday Special! Make a commitment to YOURSELF!

Annual Unlimited Holiday Special! Make a commitment to YOURSELF!

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 Choose from over 65+ weekly drop in classes (online and in-person) 10% off special events, workshops and trainings 10% off boutique purchases 5 drop-in guest yoga passes 1 60-minute therapeutic massage This special is available from NOW to January 31, 2023, with the holiday special price of $1,495.00 (HST included) which includes all the goodies listed above for 365 days! A $200.00 savings just on the package price with more savings all year long! Buy Online ...
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Yoga for Good Sleep

Yoga for Good Sleep

By Devinder Kaur, Owner and Director of PranaShanti Yoga Centre    Sleep is the time for the body and mind to rest, reset, detoxify, and rejuvenate. However, sometimes life interferes with our internal biological rhythms, which can result in too little sleep or not very good sleep. A balanced sleep cycle is important for our health and well-being on a number of levels. Good sleep improves our brain performance, mood, and health. Not getting enough quality sleep regularly raises the risk of many diseases and disorders and can affect our ability to concentrate, to think clearly and process memories. Yoga is a gentle and restorative way to help wind down at the end of the day. These three yoga poses relieve tension and stress to help prepare for sleep. The more that you practice the poses, the more they can help in a good night’s sleep.  Practice these poses before bedtime and stay in them about 3 to 5 minutes each. 1. Wide-Knee Child’s Pose...
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My Ottawa Yoga Story: Yoga Instructor Anne Wanda Tessier

My Ottawa Yoga Story: Yoga Instructor Anne Wanda Tessier

How did you get started in Yoga? I started my yoga practice over 20 years ago.  At the time, my practice was more about increasing flexibility and building strength.  Over the years my practice has evolved. Although I still appreciate all of the benefits on the body, my practice is now about finding balance and being more mindful about what my body needs as well as exploring the benefits for the mind and soul. What does yoga mean to you in your life today? To me, yoga is the practice of meeting yourself on your mat.  Its a practice of mindfulness and its also a practice of awareness of your body, your breath and your thoughts.   When we take the time to slow down we can become aware of what we need, either in our practice, or in our lives. Whether we need to move and boost our energy levels, or if we need to be more mindful and take care of ourselves.  Its all about finding balance.  I find yoga a great...
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Beat the Winter Blues! 40-Day Yoga Challenge!

Beat the Winter Blues! 40-Day Yoga Challenge!

Beat the Winter Blues with the PranaShanti 40 Day Yoga Challenge!The Challenge runs from Friday, February 9, 2018 to Tuesday, March 20, 2018 The PranaShanti 40 Day Challenge is a commitment to attend yoga classes for 40 consecutive days. Yogic science confirms that it takes 40 days to fully develop a new life-promoting habit or to drop a current destructive habit. The PranaShanti 40 Day Challenge is a great way to strengthen the body, unburden the mind, and begin a daily commitment to yourself. In 40 days, you can create a whole new way of being. Start with any class on Friday, February 9! There are 3 optional group practice days! 1. Friday, February 9, 6 PM - 7:15 PM ~ Kick Off Classes Join us for our Kick Off classes. We’ll follow the classes with healthy snacks. This is a great opportunity to get to know your fellow participants so that you can encourage each other along the way. You’ll be seeing a lot...
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My Ottawa Yoga Story: Jeffrey McGuire

My Ottawa Yoga Story: Jeffrey McGuire

How did you get started in yoga? My intro to Yoga came with a curiosity about stretching. I used to run long distance and slowly began to explore different styles of stretching more deeply. Around this time a good friend introduced me to meditation. As a result, I was lead to Yoga asana and began reading books and watching videos and DVDs. Eventually I gave up running and began to focus more deeply on Yoga and meditation gradually developing a consistent practice over the past 17 years. What does yoga mean to you in your life today? Yoga to me is all about striving for sacred balance in all areas including mind, body and spirit. It's also about establishing and learning to maintain authentic connections to self and others. I'm a recovering addict working a lifelong program of recovery from active addiction; this life path and Yoga practice compliment one another beautifully. One of my spirit guides always reminds me that spiritual...
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