Yoga Poses to Relieve
Index for Your Appetite and Waistline
How Yoga Will
Make You Happier
Recipe of the Month
How to Contribute
Welcome to December! This month closes down
the balance of the classes we offer for the year.
But you're going to LOVE what we have put together
for the start of 2017!
Do you like FREE?
Then consider joining us
Wednesday January 11/17 at Hastings
Community Center and Roll, Relax and Restore
Massage Ball Yoga from 6:30pm - 7:30pm.
After class you can register for the whole series!
Massage Ball Yoga will also be offered at
Hillcrest Community Center on Sunday
afternoons from 3:45pm - 4:45pm starting January
You can also combine some funky dance moves with
some traditional Yoga on
Thursday January 12/17 in our
Yoga Dance class at Kerrisdale
Community Center from 11:15am to 12:15pm.
We offer a registered class at both Kerrisdale
Community Center Thursday mornings and
Hillcrest Community Center Sunday mornings
starting the week of January 15/17.
Got a teen looking for something to do on
Tuesdays after school? Maybe they would enjoy
our new fun and creative way to become more
comfortable with their artistic self in our
Improv Contemporary Dance classes at Kerrisdale
Community Center starting January 17/17.
Family Yoga for parents and kids ages 4 to 7
starts Sunday afternoon January 15 at
Champlain Heights. Spend an hour together
connecting and exploring through group and partner
We're exploring time slots for
Yoga for All at Champlain Heights. So for
this winter season, we're offering two back to back
classes Thursday nights starting January 19.
Pick your best time to join us from 6:00pm -
7:00pm or 7:00pm to 8:00pm.
If mobility is a
challenge but you'd still like to do some Yoga, we
invite you to join one of our Chair Yoga
classes. We offer these at a very reduced
price on Wednesday afternoons at
Sunset Community Center and Friday afternoons at
Thunderbird Community Center.
Other classes you might enjoy are Yoga for
Cyclists, Restorative Yoga, Kundalini
Yoga Yoga for the Old Adult, Baby Sign
Language and of course our regular Yoga and
Be sure to visit our
and check our whole class schedule
Registration for most classes will begin next week!
I hope you enjoy this month's newsletter.
to Relieve Anxiety
One of the benefits of yoga is
creating a balance within oneself. There are yoga
poses that benefit many things that trouble
individuals and one area with which yoga can be
particularly helpful is anxiety. By turning one’s
focus in to their breath and their body’s movement,
these 10 yoga poses can to relieve anxiety.
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Why the Glycmic Index Matters for Your Appetite and
Glycemic index, or GI,
is a way to rank foods according to the effect that
they have on your blood sugar level. Choosing foods
with a low or moderate GI matters, because it can
provide your body with more sustained energy and
help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight. To
continue reading, click
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How Yoga Will Make You Happier
I love to tell people all about my skepticism
regarding yoga before I finally tried it; as someone
who is constantly on the go, the idea of sitting on
a mat and being still sounded like torture to me. I
thought there were "yoga people"—you know, people
who are naturally calm and slow and patient—and then
there was... everyone else like me. I was most
a yoga person.
Except, now I
a yoga person, and it's precisely because I don't
come to what I think of as those stereotypical "yoga
attributes" naturally that I've learned to love it
so much. To
continue reading, click
Baked Sweet Potato and Onions
(6 - 8 Servings)
8 Ways to Make Parenting
Whether you are the parent of a baby or a
teenager, we can all agree that parenting is a
challenge! It can be wonderful one day and then
exhausting, stressful and overwhelming the next. As
a therapist and parent of two young children, I
frequently talk with other parents about strategies
to change children's behaviors. To continue reading, click
3 red onions, halved lengthwise, then cut into thin
3 pounds sweet potatoes, halved lengthwise, then cut
into thin slices
2 cups apple cider
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Mix all ingredients together in a baking dish. Cover
with foil and bake 1 hour. Remove the foil and
continue to bake 30 minutes more, or until the sweet
potatoes are tender.