Guest Teachers

This Yoga Teacher Training has evolved into a yoga festival ! Being part of the Yellowknife yoga community is such a privilege and I'm so grateful for the contributions from these passionate guest teachers. Enthusiastic students and current teachers are invited to sign up for any of the following guest workshops *all workshops are from …

Yoga, weight loss and the search for compassion.

Weight issues are epidemic in our culture. Obesity as a medical problem is widespread, and overweight patients are often prescribed "weight loss" as a solution to any medical problem.  People with the particular physical characteristic of excessive body fat are given only one prescription for health. They feel constant pressure to conform, change and shrink.  …

Thoughts for Yoga Teachers – explaining yoga as therapy

The practice of yoga is therapeutic. Anyone who has practiced yoga will agree with this statement, but the idea of "yoga therapy" is contentious. In January 2016, the Yoga Alliance requested that any yoga school remove the terms "yoga therapy" and "yoga therapist" from their title. This instruction was a precaution against misleading the public …

Yoga and SAD

The darkness of winter is upon us. If you suffer seasonal affective disorder, you will understand the debilitating exhaustion, apathy and moodiness that affects many during the dark months of December and January. Seasonal affective disorder is described by the Mayo clinic as a change in circadian rhythm and a drop in serotonin levels brought on by reduced …