Work Exchange and Scholarship Program

Work Exchange and Scholarship Program

We recognise that Yoga Teacher Training is a life commitment and that it can also present financial challenges. Since 2008, through the generosity of donations and believing in the concept of serving one’s community, we have been offering Work Exchange and Scholarship positions for our 200-hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training and 200-hour Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Programs. As of 2021, over 125 individuals have participated in this program. In the spirit of community and to support students becoming yoga teachers we welcome you to explore and share in these amazing opportunities. Work Exchange Program In exchange for working with the teacher trainers, this program offers the ability for a student to earn full certification at no monetary cost, (excluding the cost of textbooks, retreat accommodations, and food). Participation in this program requires full attendance on all weekends and the commitment of approximately 40 hours of seva or service hours. The work exchange program is available to students with an annual income of less than...
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Open for In-Person Classes

Open for In-Person Classes

Our Virtual and In-Person classes are 7 days a week with 65+ classes for you to choose from, the largest variety of yoga classes in city! Our streamed classes are always live and interactive with the Teacher. In Person attendance is a maximum of 8 participants in the Soul Room (regular temperature) and 9 participants in the Body Room (heated) with ample social distancing. Here are our In-Person Class procedures at 950 Gladstone Ave.: Pre-registration for classes is required. When you arrive you will be asked a series of health check questions by our Front Desk Staff. Leave your footwear in the entrance and you will then be directed to hand sanitizer and our designated mat spaces. All props (blocks, vinyl bolsters) provided have been sanitized. You are most welcome to bring your own! After class leave any props used at your practice space for us to sanitize and rotate for fresh props for the next class. Masks on please when moving to and...
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10 Great Reasons to do Teacher Training at PranaShanti!

10 Great Reasons to do Teacher Training at PranaShanti!

10 GREAT reasons to do your Teacher Training at PranaShanti! 10. A Spacious Centre Our Centre has four practice Studios, which means that Teacher Training is always in the largest space reserved just for trainings. The consistency and preparation of a space makes training a comfortable experience! You'll always have the kitchen available to you so you can bring your own food to prepare, and there's no moving around to other spaces to accommodate classes. 9. We're Well Equipped We're really equipped because of the diversity of trainings and classes we host!  Whether you want to teach Hot Yoga or Restorative Yoga in the future, your Teacher Training will have many yoga props so you can be supported in your training and learn the full spectrum of how to support yoga students. 8. In A Great Neighbourhood Enjoy free parking evenings and weekends, so if you're not locking your bike up outside, you don't need to fuss with parking tickets. There are two vegan restaurants, two...
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10 Great Reasons to do 300 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training at PranaShanti

10 Great Reasons to do 300 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training at PranaShanti

10 GREAT Reasons to do your 300 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training at PranaShanti 1.  Yoga Alliance PranaShanti Yoga Centre is a Registered Yoga School.  We are registered with Yoga Alliance for 200 and 300 Hour Programs. Upon completion, you are eligible to register as RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance. 2. Past Courses Count Previous courses you have taken at PranaShanti Yoga Centre may count towards your 300 Hour certification. Check in with us because you may be well on your way to completion! 3. Our Faculty We have an experienced teaching team of local and international faculty including Max Strom, Anodea Judith, Bryan Kest, Bo Forbes, Barrie Risman, and more... 4. Choose Your Path The program is modular with a wide variety of course options to explore. A well-designed schedule means that you can customize your learning path based on your needs and interests. 5. Time is On Your Side We know that learning is a process and acknowledge that life can have ups and downs so we allow...
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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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Top Yoga Studio of 2017 in Ottawa!

Top Yoga Studio of 2017 in Ottawa!

PranaShanti Yoga Centre is Nominated as Top Yoga Studio of 2017 in Ottawa Vote for us! Voting is OPEN until January 6! Your vote is important. It helps Top Choice Awards discover new, noteworthy businesses, and helps other people in Ottawa enjoy better overall products and services. By voting you are also thanking those who proudly serve you and our community every day. Show your support and vote for us! Vote HERE!...
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