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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 Teacher Training

Are you ready to join us for the upcoming Myofascial Yoga Teacher Training Intensive? The next 200-hour program will be October 17th – November 3 2019, and is the perfect opportunity for out-of-towners (or in-towners) to get their Myofascial Yoga certification. We’ll be covering the basic foundational teachings of yoga, with some important upgrades from the field […]

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200 Hour Myofascial Yoga Teacher Training Program

Myofascia Yoga teacher training programs will be held in full or part time offerings. Click here for the part time, or modular program. Read more about the benefits of Myofascia yoga here. The next full time course will be offered from October 17 – November 3rd 2019 This is a 200 hour Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher training program […]

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Biotensegrity-Focused Movement for Yoga Teachers

Biotensegrity-Focused Movement for Yoga Teachers   – Are you ready to bump your understanding of fascia up 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 […]

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Myofascial Yoga for Pelvic Health

Yoga for Pelvic Health This is quite possibly the most exciting module in the Myofascial Yoga Teacher Training program!* The pelvis is literally the central pivot point of our body, which means that a problem in pelvic alignment has maximum potential for detrimental compensation patterns, heading outward in either direction. John F. Barnes makes a […]

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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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Myofascial Yoga Information Night

Are you interested in learning more about Myofascial Yoga?   Come join us for an hour of Myofascial Yoga followed by an hour of Q & A and discussion about the 200 hour Myofascial Yoga Teacher Training starting in September.   Space will be limited so please register early.   Date: August 28th from 7 […]

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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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