To Chris, yoga is not something to "excel" at but rather about cultivating contentment, compassion, mindfulness, self acceptance and bringing awareness into the body. Yoga has transformed his life on and off the mat. As a teacher, he aspires to help others find a santosha (contentment) and a deeper connection to themselves.
One of Chris' favourite poses is urdhva dhanurasana (upward bow pose). The feeling of opening up to endless possibilities can be quite addicting.
In 2006, Anita trained in Portland to become an Itsy Bitsy Yoga teacher and then trained further with Yoga4Kids in Toronto. She has been teaching babies, toddlers and children since then. In 2011, Anita decided it was time to pursue her adult teacher training. She studied in Windsor, ON with Renee Janisse and obtained her 200 hour RYT certificate. She has been teaching adults since then and is thrilled to be able to offer a safe space for gentle exploration of your body through Asana. Anita is excited to share her love of the healing that yoga can bring to you.
Anita’s favorite pose is currently Utthita Parsvakonasana (extended side angle pose). The flow of energy reminds her to live life to the fullest.
A gentle and nurturing practice that uses props, such as bolsters and blankets, to support the body in deep relaxation. Postures are held for longer periods of time in order to stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system and to encourage the body and mind to experience peaceful surrender.
This class is for all levels