Start your mornings with an invigorating practice!
The challenge will include Sun Salutations to warm up the body, 40 minutes of pranayama (Kapalabhati and Anuloma Viloma), and guided relaxation. These practices help to strengthen the respiratory system, increase stamina and keep good physical health. They also help keep the mind calm and peaceful.
You have to be well familiar with these practices in order to participate in the course. If you have any questions regarding the course please contact us and we will be happy to help you
Here are some of the benefits of pranayama:
-Optimal gas exchange (O2 and CO2)
-Oxygenation of tissues thanks to breath retention
-Harmonization of metabolic rates and chemical balance of the body
-Clearness of mind and stimulation of the parasympathetic system
-Improvement of digestion and fortification of the immune system
In order to benefit from this program, it is important to participate in all 9 sessions.
Teacher: Mayavan has been a dedicated practitioner of Yoga since childhood and is currently director of Yoga Salai, yoga center in Scarbourough.
Meditation is an invaluable tool for emotional balance and peace of mind . This course will provide step-by-step guidance for starting a meditation practice. It is helpful for those who are just starting as well as those who would like to renew their commitment to this practice.
Topics covered include:
-What is meditation and what are the benefits?
-How to start a meditation practice: The three fundamentals.
– Meditation for beginners and tips for those who are returning practitioners
-Mechanics of the mind: How the mind works and how meditation helps
-Mantras as tools for meditation
Course includes theory and practice, and is interactive.
Online participants will receive Zoom link a day before the course.
October 10th – November 7th, Tuesdays ; 6.30pm-8pm, $90
The Sivananda Yoga Center teaches very classical Hatha Yoga practices, which secure optimal physical and mental benefits. Learn all you need to know about the practice with the Intro to Sivananda Yoga Course.
Suited to beginners, Introduction to Yoga is perfect to start or renew a Yoga practice, or to discover a new Yoga practice you might find deeply fulfilling.
Learn all the fundamentals for perfect health and balanced mind:
Sun Salutation – traditional yoga warm up
Foundational yoga postures
the 5 Points of Yoga for health and well-being.
Sign up for both levels at the same time and receive 10% discount.
In this workshop we will prepare simple but nourishing recipes which can make great lunches for the upcoming back to school season . These meals can be also prepared in advance and serve as delightful and effortless family dinners.
Yoga can help keep the body fit, the mind balanced and the energy positive. We are grateful to be able to offer you daily yoga classes at the Yoga Center and online. Please join us! See Yoga Class Schedule
Weekend Yoga Retreat
Fall Yoga Retreat date: September 29th- October 1st, 2023
Join us to experience the harmony, peace, and balance that yoga brings in a setting that invigorates the body and calms the mind.
No previous yoga experience is required. The Center will organize a carpool. Everyone is welcome!