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Stream Yoga + Meditation

Specialty Classes, Workshops + Retreats

  Specialty classes, workshops and retreats provide an opportunity for you to delve deeper into your yoga and meditation practice.

Download a PDF of our new easy to read ‘At-a-Glance’ calendar, showing weekly classes plus these special events for September-October 2019.

Peace Pole Painting Workshop

Saturday, September 21, 2019
1-4pm
with Megan Bennett

Join us on World Peace Day, September 21, and paint your own Peace Pole. These colourfully decorated poles express our wish for peace for all living beings and stand as an eye-catching reminder of that wish.

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Peace Day Meditation

at H.H. Knoll Park
Saturday, September 21, 2019
7-8:15pm

Meet us at H.H. Knoll Park on Saturday, September 21 at 7pm, where we’ll celebrate International Peace Day with a guided meditation for world peace and candlelight ceremony. This is a free, public, friendly gathering, promoting peace and well-being, one heart at a time.

Bring your family, some friends, and something to sit on (yoga mat, blanket, lawn chair).

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Prenatal Yoga

A SIX-WEEK SERIES
Tuesday Evenings
5:30-6:30pm (starts Sept 24)
with Megan Bennett

Join us for an easeful six weeks of prenatal yoga. We’ll explore hatha yoga modified to suit your body as you grow through pregnancy.

Starts September 24! Please pre-register. We’ll need a minimum of 6 yogis to run this class.

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Yoga Nidra

Friday, September 27, 2019
7-8:30pm
with Julie Boyse

Yoga nidra is a guided practice of deep relaxation into the liminal space between waking and sleeping. Yoga nidra is practiced as a powerful method for releasing ourselves from our conditioned mental and emotional patterns (samskaras) — the psychological imprints or impressions that give rise to our repetitive thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

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Disconnect to Reconnect

A DAY-LONG YOGA RETREAT
Sunday, September 29, 2019
9am-4pm
with Julie Boyse

Take time, disconnecting from electronics and the outside world, to reconnect with yourself through the traditional teachings of yoga.

This will be a review of the teachings shared by Swami Mahesh when he visited Port Colborne in May. All levels are welcome.

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Living from the Heart

A Weekend Lovingkindness Meditation Retreat at Jericho House, Port Colborne
October 3-6, 2019
with Heather Fenton

This 4-day residential retreat will be structured using basic buddhist practices, including periods of seated and walking meditation. You will be supported with instructions for practice (dharma), guided meditations, and periods of guided mindful movement (hatha yoga).

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Ribs, Rotation + Respiration

ESSENTIAL SOMATICS® MOVEMENT EXPLORATION
Saturday, October 19, 2019
11:30am-2pm
with Sandi Beaupre

Join us for a mid-day workshop, applying Essential Somatics® movement exploration to improve our breathing. Proper breathing comes from a relaxed centre, so we will explore movements that release tension around the front, back and sides of our bodies and allow us to move more easily. This workshop will teach you to stand taller, reach further, rotate more easily, walk more freely and breathe more fully!

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“Ideally the ultimate retreat is to retreat from the past and the future, to always remain in the present.”

Dzongsar Kyentse Rinpoche

Ready to Make a Change?

We'd love to see you take the next step to better physical, mental and emotional health. Get in touch with us today. Your first class is free!

Email us at hello@gentlydownthestream.org or call/text us at 519.400.7862.