1. How Much is Enough?

    In this workshop we will consider how to read the subtle sensations of the body during asana practice; signs that help us to determine a healthy level of effort and intensity in the practice. We will also examine specific issues such as working through injury, hyper-mobility and pain. Suitable for...
  2. Mantra – Yoga of Sacred Sound Vibration
    with Ram Vakkalanka

    Mantras are unique vibrations that embody specific energies of the Universe. They help energize and centre ourselves, calm the negative chatter of the mind, and induce inner peace and harmony. Japa Yoga (mantra repetition) promotes concentration, leads to deep meditative state and results in Samadhi – the goal of Yoga....
  3. Bhakti Yoga Series

    Bhakti Yoga develops devotion which helps to centre the mind and helps accept oneself and others as we are. It connects us to our true nature, whatever name we choose to give to it. Some practices of Bhakti Yoga are chanting, japa (repetition of a Divine Name), listening to divine...
  4. Asana Symbol & Thematic Series: FEAR

    Explore the symbolism and sequencing of more advanced asanas and variations in this monthly series of workshops. (Intermediate/Advanced) Each month we focus on a different theme and incorporate practice of asanas, theory and, at times creative exercises to better understand the deeper transformative aspects of yoga practice. This month, we...
  5. Subtle Anatomy

    Learn how each yoga posture affects the prana, or subtle energy, within your body which has tremendous effect on your physical and mental well being. Date: Saturday September 24 Time: 1:30 – 4:00 pm Cost: $30 Non-members / $24 Members Teacher: Mayavan  
  6. Indian Vegetarian Cooking Workshop

    Learn to cook delicious sattvic Indian vegetarian dishes. Discover the wonderful flavours, vibrant colours, nutritional value, delicious fragrances and tastes of Indian vegetarian food. Unfortunately, this workshop is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Date: Saturday September 17 Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm Cost: $50 Non-members / $40 Members Teacher: Vijay...
  7. Special Satsang with Father Charles Ogada

    Please join us for a very special satsang in which will be joined by Father Charles Ogada, a Nigerian Christian mystic, a Vedantist, and a dynamic spiritual and humanitarian leader. We know you will enjoy meeting him and be greatly inspired by his work and teachings. Date: Friday August 19...
  8. Kriyas – Yogic Cleansing Techniques

    This workshop focuses on cleaning the internal organs through various techniques including jala and sutra neti (nasal cleansing) and kunjar kriya (water purification). These yogic practices help eliminate toxins and wastes, strengthen the respiratory and digestive systems and sharpen the mind. Date: Saturday September 3 Time: 1:30 – 3:00 pm...
  9. Yoga Anatomy

    Understand the anatomy related to yoga postures with focus on movement of the spine within different sets of asanas. Learn how asanas work to improve your posture. Date: Saturday August 27 Time: 1:30 – 4:00 pm Cost: $30 Non-members / $24 Members Teacher: Mayavan  
  10. Ayurvedic Nutrition and Cooking for Self-Healing with Dr. Sonal

    Learn how to plan well-balanced, nutritious meals that include all necessary elements with authentic tridoshic Ayurvedic recipes. Ayurveda, the ancient science of life and longevity, teaches us that food plays an important role in a healthy life and makes a vital contribution to continued good health. Date: Saturday June 25...
  11. Yoga Asanas According to Ayurveda

    In this workshop we will look at the twelve basic yoga postures practiced in our open classes according to the healing system of Ayurvedic medicine and how to perform yoga asanas taking into consideration Ayurvedic mind-body types. The workshop will explain: the effects of an individual yoga postures on doshas...
  12. Chair Yoga Training Course

    Learn to offer a complete yoga class in a chair, ideal for seniors, those with limited mobility and office workers looking to refresh during the day. Our society is aging and there are many people unable to practice a standard yoga class. Aging can bring many stresses, from the body...
  13. Ayurveda, Mind and Body Workshop with Dr. Sonal

    Learn and discover your body and mind’s personality from the Ayurvedic perspective of tridoshas and trigunas. Date: Saturday April 30 Time: 1:30 – 3:30 pm Cost: $45 Non-members / $36 Members Teacher: Dr. Sonal Bhatt   About the Teacher: We are blessed to have this workshop taught by Dr. Sonal...
  14. Prana, Chakras and Astral Body

    Topics include: Understanding prana and how to increase it Anatomy of the astral body Study of nadis and chakras Date: Saturday April 9 Time: 1:30 – 3:00 pm Cost: $30 Non-members / $24 Members  
  15. Bhagavad Gita Study Group

    The Bhagavad Gita is one of the core scriptures of Yoga. It is a conversation between Pandava Prince Arjuna and his teacher Krishna on a variety of philosophical concepts. We will read and discuss selected verses from the Bhagavad Gita, taking inspiration and connecting them to the struggles we face...
  16. Asana Symbol & Thematic Series with Janaki

    Explore the symbolism and sequencing of more advanced asanas and variations in this monthly series of workshops. Each month we focus on a different theme and incorporate practice of asanas, theory and, at times creative exercises to better understand the deeper transformative aspects of yoga practice. Cost: Each workshop is...
  17. Indian Vegetarian Cooking Workshop

    Learn to cook delicious, sattvic Indian vegetarian dishes. Discover the wonderful flavours, vibrant colours, nutritional value, amazing fragrances and tastes of Indian vegetarian food. Bring your appetite as this workshop ends with a FEAST! Date: Saturday June 4 Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm Cost: $50 Non-members / $40 Members Teacher:...

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77 Harbord Street
Toronto ON M5S 1G4
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