Nataraja Conscious Dance; A Benefit for Syrian Refugees

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Join us in a Silent Conscious Dance Journey on October 16th at Peterborough Living Yoga!

conscious-dancePlease arrive between 3:35-3:50. The doors will close at 4 for the Silent Conscious Dance Journey.

**The doors will reopen at 6:20 for Kirtan**

4:00-4:45 Yoga with Alexa Small
4:45-5:00 Guided Movement with Jesse
4:45-6:00 Ecstatic Dance Experience with Tzadkiel
6:00-6:20 Savasana with Alexa Small
6:20-7:20 Kirtan with the Om Shanties

All proceeds will be donated to the New Canadians Centre for helping Syrian Refugees.

$20 at the door
$10 or PWYC for Kirtan only

Be Grateful

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What’s happening this Thanksgiving Weekend at Peterborough Living Yoga? autumn
Saturday 9:30 am Gentle Yoga with Samantha Mansfield
Saturday 4pm Hatha Yoga with Alexa Small
Sunday 10 am Prana Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Lauretta Dunford
Sunday 7:30pm Gentle Restorative Yoga with Lauretta
Monday 7pm Prana Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Crystal Mosey

Rise Up and Root Down Morning Yoga Series starts this week!

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Join Laura Dunford for an early morning Yoga Series, at Peterborough Living Yoga! Thursdays 7 – 8am! We need minimum numbers to run this series, so please do register in advance, and then enjoy the benefits! Set a positive pace and rhythm for your day! morning-yoga-peterborough A few benefits include:
A feeling of empowerment to take care of yourself first thing
Becoming more aware if what you ate yesterday is serving you today
A morning pranayama practice (breathing practice) to calm the nervous system and bring you to centre
Daily fitness session completed by 8 am? You’re awesome!

Come and enjoy meditation with time held to set a daily intention, a moderately active asana (physical postures) practice, pranayama, and relaxation. This class is available to all levels of yoga experience.
Register Here

Fall Schedule: Classes, Workshops, and Retreat

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Greetings friends,
Welcome to September, the month of transition from Summer to Fall, a time for settling in to new rhythms in life, integrating the expansive energy of the Summer into the more focused feeling of the Fall. What intentions can you set at this time for setting the pace for a vibrant and healthy season? How can you integrate Yoga, Meditation and Wellness into your fall rhythm, for your self care as schedules change, for your personal balance and well being?

We, at Peterborough Living Yoga,  would love to see you in classes and workshops! We are happy to announce our new Weekly Class Schedule, coming into effect September 19, just in time for the Equinox. Some highlights include…. new Saturday classes and an array of registered series, such as Chakra Yoga, Deepening Yoga, Meditation, and Breathwork, and Restorative Yoga and Yamas and Niyamas with Tiina, as well as an early morning class with Laura. We are thrilled to be offering a whole bunch of lovely Workshops and Events, something for everyone!

Peaceful Heart Yoga Retreat
with Tiina Kivinen and friends of Peterborough Living Yoga

When: November 18 – 20, 2016
Where: Lotus Heart Retreat Centre in Brighton ON

This November, join us for a weekend at the beautiful Lotus Heart Retreat Centre in Brighton, ON. Take time out of your busy schedule for cultivating peace within, and practicing self care in a nourishing and inspiring environment. Experience daily yoga, Yoga Nidra, Live Music Yoga with the Om Shanties, Kirtan, Meditation, nature connection, amazing meals, and lots of time to just be.The weekend will include:

  • 2 nights stay in a lovely B&B
  • Delicious and nourishing vegetarian meals
  • Inspired Yoga and meditation classes and workshops for deepening your practice, open to all levels of experience, including Live Music Yoga and Kirtan
  • Spacious time to enjoy nature trails, Spa, salt water pool and the surrounding area

Register Now as space is limited and to take advantage of the Early Bird price!

Fall Unlimited Yoga!

2 or 3 month options

Sign Me Up!

With Fall Unlimited Yoga, you have access to 100 % of the Weekly class schedule, including most of the registered class series! With over 20 classes/ week to choose from, the Unlimited is a great option for anyone who strives to come to 2 or more classes/ week. It will get you in the door, practicing yoga to your heart’s content! Those of you who can make it to about one class/ week, the 10 Class Series is a perfect option, choosing any 10 classes on the schedule (including most registered series!), for a 3 month period. Drop ins available for $15 + HST.

Featured Teacher; Rishi Fraser McDonald

We are so happy to be welcoming Rishi to our team of teachers. He is a wonderful yogi, poet, musician, and friend. Rishi is an inspired teacher who weaves together elements of Hatha Yoga, wisdom teachings from sacred texts and sutras, pranayama and meditation. Rishi brings the teachings of Yoga to life in an accessible way, with both lightness and depth. You will find him at Peterborough Living Yoga Tuesdays at 10 am for a Hatha Yoga class, Wednesdays at 12pm for by donation Karma Meditation, and for a couple of upcoming special workshops, Joyous Being Mini Retreat and Waking Wisdom, Living Love.  Welcome Rishi!

New Holistic Yoga Spa….

Starting this Fall, we will be offering a variety of Yoga inspired Spa and Wellness Service, including Relaxation
Massage, hot stones, and aromatherapy, with
affordable prices to get you on the table
and receiving the benefits. More info coming soon!
Lunch time Karma Yoga and Meditation…. What goes around, comes around…..

Every MondayFriday we have BY DONATION 45 min. Yoga and/or Meditation at 12 noon!
Join us for our Karma Classes, make a donation or use your 10 Class Series/ Unlimited. We suggest $8 – $20, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Your donation helps us keep our doors open and supports our teachers. Give and receive from the heart!

Yoga Teacher Training

2016 Yoga Teacher Training is underway and a brilliant group of trainees!  Apply now for 2017 training if you are feeling the call to deepen your practice, maybe teach others, and dedicate 7 weekends to your personal growth and transformation. Space is limited, so apply early to begin planning for this life changing yoga immersion.

Partner Yoga Workshop!

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Connect~ Play~ Deepen

Join Sasha Lambrinos for a partner yoga workshop Saturday, August 27, 10 – 11:30am!

partnerJoin Sasha for a morning of connection and discovery. Explore Yoga with a partner (friend, family member, anyone you are comfortable with physical contact), being guided through ways to strengthen your relationship, connect, develop trust and communication while having fun learning partner yoga techniques. All are welcome, this is a beginner friendly workshop, all levels of experience are encouraged to attend!

Register Here


Happy Long Weekend!

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Here’s what we have going on for you Peterborough, this coming Aug 1st Civic Holiday Long Weekend!lake superior meditation
Friday 10 am Restorative Flow Yoga with Angella
Friday 5:30pm Prana Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Samantha
Monday 7pm Prana Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Tiina

Enjoy these amazing Summer days!living-yoga-logo-v

Love, the Peterborough Living Yoga team

Yoga Nidra with Ally Boothroyd Upcoming!

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allyWe are blessed to welcome Ally Boothroyd back to Peterborough Living Yoga for a Yoga Nidra on Friday August 5th 7 – 9pm. Yoga Nidra is a deeply relaxing practice, which leaves the practitioner feeling rejuvenated and balanced, as if waking up from a full nights sleep. If you are dealing with stress, anxiety, insomnia, challenged interpersonal relationships, burnout, or just want to deepen your meditation practice, please join us!

We need a minimum number, please be in touch early to register! Register online HERE.

Check out one of Ally’s new online meditations, HERE!