Invest in yourself:

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Count me in, Zoe:

Investment:   5-class session = $90 ($18 per class)
Time:   Most of you report that you liked the 75-minute format, so let's run this from 8:30-9:45 am.
Address:     144 Clarence St, just east of Dalhousie. And we're in Suite #8B.
To Register:  Click on this button, "Register."

Why choose yoga?

While most forms of fitness focus on strengthening the parts of your body that are visible from the outside (your muscles), this extensive and intelligent system of yoga is different because it focuses on pairing your breath with particular movements in order to massage and tone your most vital, essential systems that actually keep you alive (circulatory, lymphatic, immune, endocrine, nervous, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, excretal, muscular, skeletal, mental).

That's why we feel so refreshed, calm, and whole after yoga. Both the movements and the meditation techniques produce a steadying effect on our mental health. Plus, as a bonus side-effect, we also benefit from the whole-body workout!

I so look forward to sharing vibrant, safe, informative yoga classes with you to ease your tension, move your digestion along, flush out your lymphatic system, and strengthen your whole core. You’re in the right place!

    Schedule:

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    Sept/Oct Session Dates:

    Our short 5-class session on Fridays, from 8:30-9:45 am, will run as follows:

    • #1 Fri Sept 14 
    • #2 Fri Sept 21  
    • #3 Fri Sept 28  
           (Thanksgiving:   Fri Oct 5)
    • #4 Fri Oct 12   
    • #5 Fri Oct 19   
       

    What if I miss classes?

    This is normal and inevitable. Partial registrations aren't possible, but I really want to make these sessions accessible to busy people who travel a lot!  My solution, over the years, has been for people to bring a friend/neighbour to join us and use up the classes that they will miss. For example, if you knew that you would definitely miss the last class of the session, then you can bring a friend/neighbour/relative with you to any of the classes. They could attend alongside you during one of the first 4 classes, or they could attend the 5th class when you're actually away. It depends on your friend's availability. And you can decide whether to gift that missed class to your friend, or whether to have your friend reimburse you for the class that they are taking. That way, your missed class gets enjoyed by someone. Does that make sense? It has worked very well in the past for my other Group Privates. In fact, it's turned out to be rather special, because people end up bringing their sister who is visiting from out of town, or their daughter/son who needs a day off, or their new friend who just moved to the city. And in this way, it actually brings the group even closer together as we all get to know each other's loved ones. It's kind of sweet.


    Will there be another session?

    Probably!  If we have enough people and have a location, we'll run the next session right after.

     

    About these classes:

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    About these classes:

    Above all else, I want your experience to be welcoming, safe, beneficial, and educational. All bodies belong here. I provide options so that each body in the room can participate with comfort. So bring your furrowed brow, bring your hunched shoulders, bring your wobbly core. You belong with me!
     

    Each class will usually include the following:

    • An educational component (either anatomical or philosophical).
    • A meditation technique.
    • A breathing technique.
    • A safe warm-up for your connective tissues.
    • A sequence of asanas (yoga postures) to strengthen and stretch your whole body. This is the largest component of each class. 
    • Savasana (our final resting pose). This is when your body absorbs all the healing benefits of your practise and integrates everything that you've learned.


    Parking:

    1. On the street there are metered spaces for 2 hrs (but meter maids are strict about overstaying your time limit around here). If available, it’s the easiest solution. 

    2. Just across the street from my building is a 4-storey City of Ottawa parking garage (entrance from north side of Clarence or south side of Murray). Also good!

    Invite someone:

    If you think you have a friend who might also like to register for this session, you can share this same link with them:  zoestikeman.com/lucysyoga
    Or forward them my email with the link embedded.