Free Guided Meditation

Free Guided Meditation

https://pranashanti.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Night-Time-022614.mp3 A meditation gift for you to enjoy from the album “Ease” by Devinder Kaur. Track: Night Time, 11 minutes. Enjoy! Available for purchase from the iTunes Store, search for "Devinder Kaur": Album: Ease by Devinder Kaur Album: Wave by Devinder Kaur Album: Echo: Meditations for Peace of Heart and Mind by Devinder Kaur Or the 'old school' album is available online in the PranaShanti Boutique with curbside pick up or delivery: Album: Ease by Devinder Kaur Album: Wave by Devinder Kaur Album: Echo: Meditations for Peace of Heart and Mind by Devinder Kaur ...
Read More
Yoga Teacher Training FAQs

Yoga Teacher Training FAQs

Our yoga journey is a very individual experience transpiring within a community practice, or at least that’s our perception. You may find in discussion with other yogis similarities to your internal practice, reactions and questions. This is certainly true when it comes to choosing a yoga teacher training! We may all have a very unique experience, but we often have the same curiosities and questions ahead of the training itself. To help you make the right decision for your yoga teacher training experience, here are some questions we frequently get asked and the best answer we can supply without knowing you and your context individually. Is my yoga practice advanced enough to do a yoga teacher training? Although we have had students with very little experience ahead of their training, it’s best to have a regular yoga practice ahead of your yoga teacher training. The more experience you have, the more information you have to apply to what you learn. When yogis...
Read More
Spring Cleanse Green Juice

Spring Cleanse Green Juice

Springtime and that means it is time lighten up our food intake and allow our organs of detoxification (liver, kidneys, lungs, colon and skin) do the important work of removing waste and debris from our cells, tissues and systems. Juices provide a huge nutritional hit to the body providing vitamins and minerals quickly and easily. It's a great way to reap the benefits of eating, or actually drinking, large quantities of fruits and vegetables. Here's a great spring-time combo to try! Green Juice 2 cucumbers 2 stalks celery 2 green apples 4-6 Kale leaves, or two handfuls of spinach, or both 1 lemon, peeled 1″ piece ginger root ...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
Voted Top Yoga Studio in Ottawa – 2021

Voted Top Yoga Studio in Ottawa – 2021

Grateful to be voted Top Yoga Studio in Ottawa for 5 years in a row! 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and now 2021! PranaShanti Yoga Centre crowned Top Choice Award Winner for Top Yoga Studio in the 2021 Annual Top Choice Award Survey. Ottawa, Ontario, CA -- January 14, 2021 -- Top Choice Awards has announced that PranaShanti Yoga Centre has been crowned the winner for Top Yoga Studio of 2021 in the city of Ottawa. PranaShanti Yoga Centre has set new standards for quality, service, image, value and professionalism. We have excelled in our category through hard work and complete dedication to our customers. This award is a testament to the skill, passion and vision of our company. We truly appreciate this recognition and the association with the exclusive Top Choice Award circle of winners in North America. Top Choice Awards is an International market research firm, focusing on the experience of the customers. Since 2005, winners are released annually to recognize and showcase the...
Read More
28-Day Yoga Challenge

28-Day Yoga Challenge

Beat the Winter Blues with the PranaShanti 28-Day Yoga Challenge! The Challenge runs from February 1 to February 28, 2021, and is a commitment to attend yoga classes for 28 consecutive days. The PranaShanti 28-Day Challenge is a great way to strengthen the body, unburden the mind, and begin a daily commitment to yourself - an opportunity to tap into your true nature which is deeper, wiser and more joyful. In 28 days, you can create a whole new way of being. Start with any class on February 1 and keep going with 1 class per day until the end of the month! Why should I take the PranaShanti 28-Day Challenge? This is an opportunity to awaken to your life, to tap into your true nature, to lighten and brighten from the inside outwards - all in the depth of Winter.  Through daily practice, you will experience: increased strength & flexibility; stress reduction & improved focus; improved sleep patterns & eating habits; feelings of well-being...
Read More
950 Gladstone Ave. Opens December 27!

950 Gladstone Ave. Opens December 27!

Announcing our OPENING DATE! SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27! We’re happy to announce that PranaShanti Yoga Centre will open at 950 Gladstone Ave. on Sunday, December 27! As we wrap up construction and get ready to receive you, we will continue with our current Class Schedule and Wellness Appointments from our 45 Eccles Street location until December 23. We will be closed December 24, 25 and 26 for the holidays. December 27-30: We will offer our current Class Schedule of Interactive Live Stream Classes and In Person Classes plus Wellness Appointments all from 950 Gladstone Ave. December 31: Closed for New Year’s Eve. January 1: Open for 8 Specialty Classes to celebrate the New Year! January 2 and Onward: Open with our NEW and EXPANDED Class Schedule and wellness offerings. To learn more and stay up to date, keep an eye on our website and sign up for our newsletter at www.pranashanti.com ...
Read More
In Person Classes Resume Saturday, November 7, 2020

In Person Classes Resume Saturday, November 7, 2020

As announced this week by Premier Ford - In Person Classes resume TODAY! We’re excited to welcome everyone back to class! We’re keeping it safe and cozy in our 45 Eccles Street space while our 950 Gladstone Ave. Centre is being renovated. Our Online live stream and In Person classes are 7 days a week with 45+ classes for you to choose from. In Person attendance is a maximum of 6 participants with ample social distancing. Here are our In Person Class procedures at 45 Eccles Street: 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 that are spaced for ample social distancing.All props (blocks, vinyl bolsters, blankets and cushions) provided have been sanitized. You are most welcome to bring your own!After class leave any props used at your practice space...
Read More
30-Day Challenge for Community Connection

30-Day Challenge for Community Connection

Now more than ever we need our practice and community connection! On Tuesday, October 13th, join the 30-Day Challenge for community connection, peace of mind and good health! Create a positive and healthy habit with daily mindful movement. Join the challenge and give yourself the gift and experience of daily practice and see where it can take you! Use your Annual or Monthly Membership, Class Package or do Drop Ins.   How to join: 1. Make sure you have an Annual or Monthly Membership, Class Package or Drop Ins on your PranaShanti account. If you have a Monthly Membership already that has been on pause due to COVID, activate it by contacting us at 613-761-YOGA or emailing info@pranashanti.com.   2. Sign up for class! Go to the Class Schedule and sign up for your choice of class each day. You can book up to 7 days in advance.   3. Your progress is entirely self-managed but we’ll be tracking the classes you attend!...
Read More