905.401.YOGA (9642) hello@gentlydownthestream.org

March 15, 2020 - Our classes are now being offered online due to the call for 'social distancing' of the COVID 19 outbreak.

For details about our weekly schedule, please visit our Online page.

Specialty Classes, Workshops + Retreats

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

You can view and download printable ‘At-a-Glance’ monthly calendars (that include all of our regular weekly classes and these special events), over on our Weekly Classes page.

The Shape of Contentment

MEDITATION CLASSES
Mar-Apr 2020
Wednesday Evenings
7-8:30pm

New series starts Mar 4, 2020! Commit to the 8-week series, or drop-in when you can.

Learn to live more fully + freely. Join us for these weekly meditation sessions, designed to help you start and/or support a regular at-home meditation practice.

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Yoga Nidra

Monday, April 6, 2020
7-8:30pm
with Julie Boyse
ONLINE CLASS
By Donation

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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Introduction to Ayurveda: a Healthy Routine for Spring

Monday, April 20, 2020*
6-9pm
with Julie (Jaya) Boyse

In this workshop, Jaya, who will just be returning home from her annual Ayurveda Retreat in India, will be sharing her knowledge and experience with Ayurveda, the sister science to yoga, and how to set a routine to keep us healthy and balanced through Spring by using lifestyle practices, nutrition, yoga, gem stones, essential oils and colour to heal imbalances that may be causing discomfort, pain, illness and dis-ease in your mind and body.

*This event was rescheduled from Mar 23, due to the COVID 19 outbreak

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Mindful Creative Writing

Saturday, April 25, 2020
1-4pm
with Meaghan Mazurek

Join us to explore the interplay between creativity and stillness.

In this interactive workshop, we’ll combine short meditations with longer writing exercises. We’ll discuss how quiet moments help focus our creative energy and how our writing can be fuelled by mindfulness.

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Living in the Moment Day Retreat

A DAY-LONG MEDITATION RETREAT
Saturday, May 23, 2020
9am-4pm
with Heather Fenton + Jacqueline Gilbey

A day retreat is a special opportunity to delve a little deeper into meditation. Join us for a day of quiet contemplation, alternating periods of seated and walking meditation, instructions for practice and supportive silence in community.

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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.

Email us at hello@gentlydownthestream.org or call us at 905.401.YOGA (9642) or call/text Heather at 519.400.7862!