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An Introduction to Myofascial Yoga

An Introduction to Myofascial Yoga October 19th & 20th 2019  In this intensive you will: ~ Understand the many principles of Myofascial Yoga, and how to incorporate it into your current yoga (and life!) practice ~ Deepen into an effective mindfulness meditation practice ~ Integrate mindfulness and body awareness into your everyday life ~ Discover […]

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Nature Yoga Retreat

July 5 – 7 2019 Three-Day Rocky Mountain Retreat What do you really want? Often I find that when a person sits down to ponder this question, the answer is almost always to be happy, to be peaceful, and to feel well. The pace of modern society rushes on faster and faster, with little time for […]

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Myofascial Yoga: Fascia-Liquids

Fun Fascia Fact: About 7.5 liters of fluid moves through the extracellular matrix each day. (That’s a lot, considering we only hold 4.5 liters of blood at a time!) When your fascia is restricted, it limits the flow of fluid. Imagine a sponge wrapped up tightly with elastic bands and thrown into a sink full […]

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Myofascial Yoga Adjustments for Teachers

Adjustments in yoga have become more and more commonplace in classes, but are we doing them properly? Find out how you can engage your student’s entire fascia system with hands-on adjustments during this module. YA credits are available for continuing CEUs, or it can be used toward your yoga teacher training certification.  “You are working […]

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The Neuroscience of Meditation Weekend Workshop*

This weekend we will draw some important parallels between modern scientific insights and ancient wisdom. Dive into the 8 limbs of yoga where we will discover the effects of spiritual practice on the brain and body. We welcome a very special guest teacher to this workshop: Neuroscience professor and long time meditator Marjorie Hines Woollacott, […]

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Myofascial Yoga And Functional Anatomy For Yoga Teachers

Myofascial Yoga And Functional Anatomy For Yoga Teachers*   Are you ready for anatomy to be exciting??   Anatomy is often hard to learn, reduced to a series of parts to be memorized and labelled. But what if it could be alive, dynamic, and directly relatable to your own body and the movements you make […]

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About Myofascial Yoga Institute of Canada

Comments from previous graduates: Amazing program! Christine brings her students on an eye opening journey of self awareness and self love while teaching them and empowering them to share the same with their own students. — Jamie   The safety, care and warm embrace that Christine provides and the level of knowledge is simply above any […]

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My yoga Mantra this week: Smaller, Smarter, Stronger.

My dear friend Joanne Avison said recently that “Fascia loves micro-movements.”   It is a timely message. As a yoga therapist I often hear feedback such as “I can’t do yoga because I’m not that flexible.” When did this practice become associated with such extreme ranges of movement that the average person feels they can’t […]

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Functional Movement and Mindful Strength: 50 Hour Certification for Yoga Teachers

Join us for a 6-day intensive this August to upgrade your yoga training! – Would you like to add mindful strengthening components to your yoga classes? – Are you interested in teaching your students functional movements that will serve them in their everyday life? – Have you heard of biotensegrity, and wonder how this concept […]

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Myofascial Adjustments for Yoga Teachers

Adjustments in yoga have become more and more commonplace in classes, but are we doing them properly? Find out how you can engage your student’s entire fascia system with hands-on adjustments during this module. YA credits are available for continuing CEU’s, or it can be used toward your yoga teacher training certification. Some topics to […]

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