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What’s a Yogi to Do? Test Your Yoga Etiquette

Yoga class can be a sacred space for a lot of people. But sacred spaces have a lot of unspoken rules that people are expected to follow. We all know the general rules of yoga: take off your shoes, remain quiet, respect people’s space, etc. But sometimes issues come up...

How To Get More From Your Meditation Practice

With the holiday season officially upon us, we can expect our annual dose of holiday stress and anxiety. We might have yoga show passes and new yoga toys on our wish list, but the gift we could really use right now is mental clarity. The good news is mindfulness and...

Science of Yoga: The Benefits of Mindfulness

In our last blog, we shared some of the reasons we started the Toronto Yoga Show. One of those reasons was to teach more yogis about the science and anatomy of yoga. But then we thought... why wait until the conference when we can start now on our blog? The stretching...

Why We Started the Toronto Yoga Conference

As you’ve heard by now, we’re celebrating our tenth year of Toronto Yoga Conference this year. At this decade milestone, we wanted to reflect and share what inspired us along this journey and why we keep growing Canada’s largest yoga conference. Last week we shared...

Creating a Home Yoga Space for All 5 Senses

Many of us want to be more committed to our yoga practice. People often prefer studios because they offer a calm space away from the day to day chaos of home and work. However, studios aren’t an accessible option for everyone. Time and financial constraints leave a...

The Dark side of the Moon

When we think of Home, we often think of a place we feel totally safe, completely comfortable and one where even after being away for some time, we can always return. Could you think of your Body as your Home? A place where you can feel safe, comfortable and even if...

Running, Yoga, and Core Strength

As promoted in disciplines such as yoga, Pilates, dance and martial arts, the key component to moving efficiently, safely and with grace and poise is core strength. The core is the centre from which the legs and arms are able to move. It is the body’s power hub and...

Awareness and Self-Support

Some main resistances to meditation: Darkness/Depression/ Not knowing how to do it Not knowing where to start Not knowing how to create the meditation space Timing No time Kids Avoidance When I started teaching mindfulness to youth I really got this. One day a student...