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Tag Archives: Eastside Yoga
Making Space for Silence
There’s so much external noise, sometimes it’s hard to hear myself think. Lately, I’ve been trying to make some space. Starting the Midday Mindfulness Meditation at the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association Conference was a step in that direction.
Why do I teach yoga?
The first day of ESY Teacher Training (Season 2) was this past Sunday. Such a pleasure to meet this group of motivated yoginis! In one of our breakout discussion groups, someone asked me why I decided to teach.
A weekend with Betsey Downing
What does it take to get to the next level, in yoga or in life? I picked up some how-to tips by attending a sold-out weekend of workshops at Eastside Yoga Studio, featuring Betsey Downing. She is a certified Anusara … Continue reading
Posted in Anusara, Yoga philosophy Tagged Betsey Downing, Eastside Yoga, handstand, matrika shakti 1 Comment
Yoga school completed!
Yeah! Dianne gave me the official certificate from Eastside Yoga School this week. I wasted no time in logging into the Yoga Alliance website and signing up as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT). So why did I decide to do … Continue reading
Downward Dog DVM celebrates 1 year!
Don’t you ever wonder where the time goes? It’s been one year since I started this blog. Wow! I’m so happy to be able to write that down. Here are some of my musings on this auspicious occasion…
The spaces in between
As part of yoga teacher training, I taught my 5th karma community class on a rainy Sunday afternoon. I was glad to have a chance to be at the studio again but it was a few weeks since I’d done … Continue reading
Doing the “Cleanse 2011”
What do you like to eat?
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Cleanse 2011, Dr. Natasha Zajmalowski, Eastside Yoga, Healthy Nuts, Renee Trepanier, vegetarian, yoga Leave a comment
I taught my first yoga class
Do you remember how it felt to ride a bike for the first time? The training wheels. The wobbliness as you tried to travel in a straight line. Falling over and getting a bruise from the handlebars. It was all … Continue reading
Final Class for Yoga School
Yoga shala started earlier than usual and Dianne was determined that we stay on schedule. We needed to take a group photo, write a test, practice yoga, do some kirtan chanting and share in a final feast. Seemed like an … Continue reading
Yoga therapy with Lynn Medow
One of the many things that I enjoy about yoga school is learning from the teachers who had trained Dianne. They’ve been extremely supportive in the development of the shala at Eastside Yoga. They’ve had experience with yoga, in how … Continue reading