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Sharada's October update

Sharada’s October update

Hello everyone, October is here – the month of Thanksgiving (in Canada), the celebration of bountiful harvests shared with family and friends, and also Halloween, an opportunity to don costumes and roam the streets with young witches, fairies, superheroes and monsters. Jack will have left to join Julie in Colorado by the time you read […]

Letting go

Letting go

As an old song from the 50’s says (taking liberties with the lyrics a bit), “Letting go is hard to do.” Babaji teaches that surrender means letting go of our identification of being the doer – Thy will, not mine. This is what is meant by Ishwarapranidhana, the last of the yamas and niyamas. It’s […]

Asana of the Month: Supta Padangusthasana

Asana of the Month: Supta Padangusthasana

Supta Padangusthasana or Reclining Big Toe Hold When introducing your students to a challenging balancing pose, try taking it in a reclining, or supta position first. This allows a student to build familiarity with the actions of the pose before adding balancing to the equation. This posture builds the actions for both ardha chandrasana and […]

YTT graduate, Tana Dalman

Meet our YTT Grads: Tana Dalman

Tana graduated from the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga’s YTT program in August, 2013. As a new graduate – and a karma yogi at the Centre – she has begun to teach yoga classes to the other karma yogis at the Centre. Tana’s life is guided by spiritual teachings and practices, which she delights in […]

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