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7-Week Summer Yoga Classes with Zain

Yogis in the Vancouver area, join me for 7 weeks of deliciously deep & sensual yoga this summer at one of VanCity’s most breathtaking studios, Rooftop Yoga! 1058 Nelson Street Vancouver, BC Buzz: 79 PURCHASE A 10 CLASS PASS FOR $120, THAT’S $12 PER CLASS OR $19 DROP IN ***YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER AS THERE IS Continue Reading...

FREE YOGA!

As a gift to my clients and beautiful supporters all over the world, my generous partners at My Yoga Online are offering a FREE MONTH of YOGA for all of you! For those of you who have never checked out My Yoga Online, it is an online yoga classroom with hundreds of international teachers (including myself) Continue Reading...

Kundalini Full Moon Fire Ceremony

We invite you to join us for a Sacred Fire Ritual and Kundalini Awakening Full Moon Ceremony upon the blessed land of the Capilano Reserve in North Vancouver. The ceremony will take place Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 7:30pm – 10:30pm  100 Mathias Street, North Vancouver, BC We request that you RSVP by private messaging me Continue Reading...

Alanasana – Crescent Lunge

This beautiful, expressive pose, is a soft heart opener and is often used in sequences as a transitional asana, especially during Surya Namaskar (sun salutation) variations. Alanasana is a pose to encourage balance within the physical body: heart, doshas, organ systems as well as within the astral body: chakras, nadis and it works to expand Continue Reading...

Urdva Dhanurasana – Upward Facing Bow Pose

Urdva Dhanurasana is one of Hatha Yoga’s complete poses which means, that it affects every one of the 7 chakra systems of the body.  As it is a backbend, it is extremely powerful as a heart opener and energizer for the body.  Rather than a caffeine boost mid-afternoon try 3-5 repetitions of this pose. Step Continue Reading...

Swami Sivananda

One of the greatest Yoga masters of the 20th century, Swami Sivananda, is the inspiration behind the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres. The teachings of Master Sivananda are summarized in these six words: Serve, Love, Give, Purify, Meditate, Realize. HIS EARLY LIFE Born in 1887 in Pattamadai, Tamil Nadu, South India, Swami Sivananda whose name was then Continue Reading...

Kapha Dosha

When you think of the qualities of Water and Earth, these are exactly the qualities that this dosha has. Kapha is: Heavy, Oily, Cool, Static, Soft, Stable, Slow The main function of the Kapha in the body, is stability and structure. Without Kapha (like without mud) things would not hold together, they would fall apart. Kapha Ayurvedic Body Types have bigger builds Continue Reading...

Pitta Dosha

  When you think of the qualities of Fire and Water, these are exactly the qualities that Pitta has. Pitta is: Hot, Sharp, Light, Moist, Oily, Fluid, Sour smelling The main function of the Pitta dosha in the body is metabolism. Pitta is responsible for transforming (metabolizing) one thing into another. Pitta digests everything that we take in – be it food, Continue Reading...

Vata Dosha

When you think of the qualities of Air and Space, these are exactly the qualities that this dosha has. Vata is: Dry, Cold , Light, Moving, Changeable, Subtle, Rough, Quick The main function of the Vata in the body is movement. Nothing moves without it. People with a dominant Vata dosha tend to be slim, with small frame and prominent bones. They are fast, Continue Reading...
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