February 9, 2021

“As is the Breath, So is the Mind”

by Karen Andersen “As is the breath, so is the mind.” ~Haṭha Yoga Pradīpikā With all the moving parts of our inner being and outer world, […]
December 18, 2020

Challenge Check-In Day #18

December 15, 2020

Week Three • Is Your Heart In It? The influence of attitude and practices to work with it

December 11, 2020

Challenge Update • Day 11

December 8, 2020

Week Two • What Do You Give Yourself To?

December 1, 2020

Week One • The Power of Intention: Set a Foundation for Your Challenge

November 5, 2020

“Dancing” with our Window of Tolerance

The importance of nervous system regulation practices during times of transition By Islena Faircrest, Transformative Life Coach There is a lot of buzz about “mindset” with […]
June 22, 2020

The Absurdity of Racism and Practices to Transform

Through the COVID-19 pandemic, the tensions that bind and separate us have become more apparent, manifesting in distancing, remote connection, demonstrations and actions of solidarity. There seems […]
March 28, 2020

How Your Yoga Practice Evolves at Home

Many of us are brought together by a love of practicing yoga in group classes. When practicing in community, we encounter a sense of invigoration, inspiration, and support that is more difficult to cultivate on our own. Isn't there such empowerment in turning inwards, alongside others doing the same?
March 27, 2020

Yoga for the Psoas • Relief from Sitting with Chris Dunphy

The front of our hips and torso can get tight and weak from extended periods of sitting. In the therapeutic yoga class, you will learn about the primary movers of hip flexion, and practice yoga postures to release tension and strengthen the iliopsoas muscle.
March 10, 2020

Working with Fear

By Islena FaircrestE-RYT, Cognitive Behaviour Specialist, Life Development Coach, Bowen Bodywork Therapy I recently taught a workshop on resiliency and adaptability tools in the face of […]
November 13, 2019

Parking changes are coming to Suter Brook

Parking regulations at Suter Brook are changing. Starting Friday November 15th, all vehicles are required to be registered when you park. If you drive and park […]
October 1, 2019

Refer a Friend to Yoga – Give a Class for Free

This April, invite a friend or family member to take a class at Kushala Yoga for free! For every referral, you will be entered in a draw for a 1-Month Term Membership.
July 8, 2019

Keep Practicing, Keep Lighting the Candles of Awareness

Here we find ourselves just on the other side of the longest day of the year, which gave me reason to pause and reflect on light and what it means for us here as the creatures that we are on this endless journey around the Sun.
May 3, 2019

Bearing Witness: The Power of Attention

There is a saying we use in yoga to describe the power of the mind: “Wherever attention goes, prana flows.” Rachael recently shared a quote by […]
March 1, 2019

What kind of effort is needed to make this effortless?

This month at Kushala we are putting asana, the posture practice, in the spotlight. It’s typically what we identify with yoga, but it’s sometimes maligned for not being the […]
January 4, 2019

You are something the whole universe is doing

I love the simplicity of yoga. More than ever, as the year gains momentum, this is the quality I appreciate the most. With so many “could”s that arise in […]
November 26, 2018

Food and Toy Drive for Local Families in Need

Bring a food, toy or cash donation for our annual Food and Toy Drive, to support SHARE Family & Community Service's Food Bank and Christmas Toy Shop. In 2016, they assisted 1,219 local families during the holiday season.
October 4, 2018

Refer a Friend to Yoga – Give a Class for Free

This October, invite a friend or family member to take a class at Kushala Yoga for free! For every referral, you will be entered in a draw for a 1-Month Term Membership.
September 5, 2018

Kind of Like New Years, Without the Resolutions

This season is often prefaced with the lacklustre statement: Back to… {descriptor of your routine}. Time to muster up the energy to find the new normal. And it’s […]
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