Catherine Reid's Yoga Journal & Blog

I Can’t do Yoga – I’m Not Flexible!

Do you think that? Or do you know someone who says that? If you've been attending Yoga classes for a while, even intermittently, you already know how your level of flexibility is expanded and maintained by a regular practice. Perhaps you know someone who...

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Waiting for Grandma

You’ve probably heard about the “now-proven-by-Western-science” benefits of meditation.  Even so, it still might feel like a should, kind of like clearing the weeds out of the driveway cracks, or sorting those family photos into some sort of order.

Maybe you’ve tried meditating, and it just felt like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. (If you’re a woman, see Meditation Secrets for Women, by Camille Maurine and Lorin Roche.  They explain that sitting in silence doesn’t work for many women, because the feminine is all about movement, colour, fragrance, sensuality, and relatedness.)

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By-Donation Class: All proceeds to CVTS

Please join me for this By-Donation Class. All proceeds will go to The Comox Valley Transition Society. Date: Saturday, November 18 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Venue: The Asana Room, 2440-2 Rosewall Crescent, Courtenay* *Please give yourself extra time...

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Yoga for Gardeners Workshop

Feeling Creaky after playing in the Dirt? YOGA can help! Learn new ways to be comfortable while gardening. No previous yoga experience necessary. Date/Time: June 14, 6:30 - 8:30pm Cost: $15.00 Location: Lake Trail School Community Garden Register: via e-mail to...

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Why is it So Hard to do Yoga at Home?

Research suggests that it takes 35 – 40 consecutive days of repetition to put a new habit in place.  So until a home Yoga practice becomes a habit, you might find that it feels onerous to try to make it onto your mat outside of class. WHAT’S BEEN STOPPING ME FROM...

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Yoga for Gardeners 2017

Creaky back? Tight hips? YOGA can help! Learn new ways to be comfortable while gardening. No previous yoga experience necessary. Book for this 5-week series today. Date/Time: Thursdays 7:15 - 8:30pm, March 23 to April 20 Cost: $60.00 Location: The House of Now, 536A -...

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