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The Fascia-Pain Connection: How Adding Pressure to your Yoga Practice can Unwind your Pain

Did you know that you can train your brain to perceive pain differently? As a mindful somatic therapist, and a self-proclaimed fascia nerd, I’ve spent years researching and experimenting with myofascial tools like balls in yoga. I’ve discovered some surprisingly effective and innovative techniques that go beyond just self-massage. In this article, I’m going to […]

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Whole Body Hydration

Did you know that almost all biological tissues are viscoelastic? What’s that mean? In simplistic terms it means we are soft-matter beings. It also means we are highly adaptable creatures. Our bodies are built to be resilient. We are soft, round, and squishy for a really good reason. Think of a squishy toy that you […]

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Why is embodiment important for pain management?

Have you ever watched a baby move and play when they are content and just exploring their world? If you watch their fingers and toes curl and reach, the look of fascination on their faces, it’s pretty clear that the experience of being inside a body is meant to be a pleasurable thing. So where […]

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Pain-Informed Yoga: 50-hour myofascial yoga teacher training

      Are you ready to take your understanding of fascia to a new level? Do you ever wonder how you could move with greater ease, efficiency, and joy? Is injury or chronic pain a regular feature in your life or your clients’ lives? Join us for a four-day-intensive of incorporating myofascial release and biotensegrity, along […]

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Joyful Movement

Do you want to learn how to unwind your fascia and get inspired for new and enjoyable ways to move your body? I used to always find exercise to be a chore. I knew it was good for me, but I also knew it was going to hurt. I dreaded dragging myself to my yoga […]

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Myofascial yoga teacher training 2023 (Last Round Online!)

Are you ready to become a myofascial yoga teacher?        The Myofascial Yoga Institute of Canada is offering ONE LAST round of Yoga Alliance-registered online myofascial yoga teach training!* If you are on the fence about joining a 200- or 300-hour training, let this be your sign to jump in! The early bird […]

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Where do you belong?

I’ve never really fit into any of the standard molds of modern society. I always felt like a bit of a misfit. But the older I get the more I realize that, really, no one fits these molds. The more I allow my creativity and uniqueness to flourish, the more I want to create safe […]

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Myofascial Anatomy Weekend Intensive

If you are an anatomy geek or fascia lover, this workshop is for you!       During this weekend intensive we will cover basic myofascial anatomy and how it pertains to yoga, biotensegrity and functional movement. We will discuss fascia theory, while also devoting a portion of class time to exploring this knowledge experientially […]

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Balance Through Breath

Practices that ground us into the present moment are crucial. It’s in our moment-by-moment attending to the present that we can reconnect with ourselves and the natural world. This is the state of being where it’s easiest to drop into harmony with the earth, our bodies, and perhaps to a source of strength greater than […]

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Gift Cards Are Here!

Give your loved ones the gift of returning to an active, pain free lifestyle! You can select a card template on the drop-down menu below.     Purchase your gift card here:  Buy a package and save Myofascial Release Gift $125.00 CADYoga Workshop Gift $99.00 CAD Please Select Your Option Myofascial ReleaseYoga Workshop

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