Core Strength by Jacquelyn

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Want to get stronger?  Another little gatha from Thich Nhat Hanh to help you through the week but before I share it I want to tell you about an amazing new way of developing core strength with almost no effort and no exercise. Go on a roller coaster that scares you. I went on the [...]

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Summer Mindfulness by Jacquelyn

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Summer Mindfulness I’ve been really enjoying the chance to disengage from the online world and get back into the natural world but I just wanted to drop by and share this lovely gatha from Thich Nhat Hanh for you to use when you’re tending your garden. Water and sun Green these plants. When the rain [...]

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August by Jacquelyn

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Keeping a Balance Although I love my role as a yoga teacher I am also conscious of the need to maintain balance in life. So, I am blessed and grateful for the opportunity to be take some downtime with my family during August. I’ll still be around the studio but thanks to an amazing team [...]

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Metta by Jacquelyn

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Spread the love In recent weeks there seems to have been even more heartbreak than usual in the news. I don’t want to dwell on the tragedies that have been unfolding around the world but they do make me wonder what I can do to help. It’s so frustrating to sit on the sidelines feeling powerless [...]

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Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy by Jacquelyn

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Are you allowing comparison to steal your joy? Theodore Roosevelt said, Comparison is the thief of joy This quote has been running around my head for about a week. It’s really made me question how I think about my life and my yoga practice. I agree that when we compare our lives with other people’s [...]

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Stream of Life by Jacquelyn

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Are you feeling connected? I recently discovered that the music from my all time favourite, uplifting youtube video series is based on a poem by Rabindranath Tagore. I have been watching these videos for years and I even bought the music but I never knew that the lyrics were so beautiful when translated into English. [...]

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Happy Canada Day! by Jacquelyn

Happy Canada Day! The studio will be closed on Tuesday 1st July. Enjoy your day! Watch out for the July schedule, out this week. Hope to see you in class. Namaste, Jacquelyn My schedule ~ Tuesday – Flow Yoga at 9.15 am Wednesday - Flow Yoga at 6.15 pm Thursday – Flow Yoga at 9.15 am [...]

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Progression by Jacquelyn

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Are you making progress? It’s almost the midway point in the year so in my classes this week, we’re going to think about how far we’ve come; recognizing  growth in our practice and in our lives. Join me in a yoga class where we’ll use progression techniques in our poses to find exactly the right [...]

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Twist and Shout by Jacquelyn

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Ready to twist and release? Join me and twist away your tensions and toxins. In my yoga classes this week, we’ll find physical release through asana (pose) practice and energetic release with our breath. During INSANITY, of course, we’ll be sweating it all out for more detoxification. Hope to see you in class. Namaste, Jacquelyn [...]

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Naked Mirror Challenge by Jacquelyn

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Are you up for a challenge? We’re constantly being told that we’re not good enough. Too fat, too thin, too lazy, too loud, too quiet, too short…(insert your own personal criticism here). Often this criticism is implied by advertisers who are happy to ‘fix’ our ‘problems’. All we have to do is give them our [...]

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