News from the Centre - May 2017

News from the Centre – May 2017

Hello everyone, Happy May! The air is perfumed with the aroma of blossoms and life is blooming. The campground is open and there are signs that warmer weather – and sunshine – are on the way. Community life is growing. Here are some photos of Easter brunch and the appearance of the Easter Turtle (because […]

Keep the Light Burning

Keep the Light Burning

It helps to come back to the ‘why’, the reason we started in the first place. The ‘what’ could be anything – whatever it is you do and think about – your career, your current job, your relationship, your friendships, an organization you’re involved in. It may have unfolded as you envisioned, or it may […]

Dressing for Dinner

Dressing for Dinner

Dressing for Dinner dressings and sauces Here are some more recipes from the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga kitchen to bring some zest to your meals. The first two of this month’s recipes come from our first cookbook – Vegetarian Recipes from the Salt Spring Centre. Uma’s Barbeque Sauce 2 cups finely chopped leeks ⅓ […]

Asana of the Month: Goddess / Fierce Angle poses

Asana of the Month: Goddess / Fierce Angle poses

Deviasana (goddess pose) aka Utkata Konasana (fierce angle pose) Finding softness in structure and symmetry Goddess Pose is a lateral standing pose with effects explicitly beneficial for pregnant women, but most definitely applicable to all. This beautiful tall and wide squat improves circulation, makes space in the pelvis, and offers a really balanced strengthening toning […]

A misty morning at the Centre

News from the Centre – April 2017

Hello everyone and happy spring. The snow finally all melted sometime in early March – or maybe it was mid- March – and spring began – nettles, blossoms, new growth. The days are long and much warmer than they were a month ago. The Centre’s program season began in March with the first Yoga Getaway […]

Our Centre Community – Ravi Albright

Our Centre Community – Ravi Albright

Dedicated to my father, Matt Albright RIP I was born at home in Seattle where my father was at the University of Washington getting a Masters in Middle Eastern Studies. I am the middle child of 5,: my brother Abe, sisters Margaret, Annie, and Beth. Our family moved to Sequim on the Olympic Penninsula when […]

This is cat pose!

Asana of the Month: Marjaryasana/Bitilasana (cat/cow pose)

Freedom in the pelvis, freedom in the heart. I love this string of movements because it brings breath and motion into the pelvis and the heart. Flowing from cat to cow pose is a great way to warm up the body, ease tension in the spine and build strength in the core. Benefits of cat/cow […]

Spring stream

News from the Centre – March 2017

Hello everyone, Spring officially begins later this month. Meanwhile, these photos give you a snapshot of our snowy-rainy February and the wet not-quite-spring at the Centre. Here’s what’s been going on behind the scenes at the Centre. Along with ongoing daily tasks and Wednesday work parties, a lot is being accomplished. Milo continues to work […]

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