May 13, 2014

Wow, what a crazy whirlwind the last few months have been. This #365dayyogachallenge is bringing me to places I never expected. In the past few months I have spent my time doing alot of home practice, teaching, traveling and more. It has been pretty hectic some days to fit my personal practice in, but I […]

November 20, 2013

Create Space Recently one of my students in the Empowered Yoga 200 Hr teacher training asked if i could give some advice to yoga teachers as part of her blog as she begins her yoga teaching journey. I have also been working with Pete Longworth on some material and he asked me “WHY” I do […]

August 11, 2013

Throughout this first week and a bit, I have been focusing on concentration and endurance. Hitting the mat has now become my favourite part of the day. It is a time where I can shut out the rest of the world’s distractions and really get down to a good Shakti session. This program definitely requires […]

August 9, 2013

(what was all that about the trouble blogging?) Lets play catch up… #365DayYogaChallenge Day 6: Yoga in the park drop in a success. 2 beautiful practitioners to join. Day 7: Appreciate your greatest fan. Mine is Mark, he is the only one who showed to my second class..love him. Day 8: And when no one […]

August 1, 2013

I first started practicing yoga as a teenager while I was playing hockey to help strengthen my body and increase flexibility. Fast forward 10 plus years (but who’s counting!) and I now practice for more than just what yoga feeds my muscles. I practice for my soul. In a world where we only seem to […]

July 26, 2013

Why? If you asked me this question back in high school I’d tell you that yoga was a nice way to work out. Back then I really only looked at yoga as a form of exercise – a way to sweat a little and stretch out my body. However, now I have a completely different […]

July 25, 2013

Like everyone else, I lead a busy life. I have a demanding job in Emergency Services that often requires my being on call and working overtime shifts. My partner owns a business and I’ve dedicated the majority of my days off to helping him grow that business. Like everyone else I have friends, family, social […]

The first time I had encountered someone practicing yoga I had mixed feelings. It seemed weird, yet amazing at the same time. There was something about it that made me highly skeptical and nervous, yet on the other hand I was fascinated and intrigued. I had never seen anything like it before and was eager […]

July 24, 2013

Hi, my name is Tom and I have been dodging yoga for years. Not an easy task when your wife is a yoga teacher and fanatic. A few months ago I committed to start going at least once a week with her. Little by little each week I started to get closer to my toes […]

Hi It is so hard to narrow down what I love about yoga, and how it has changed my life. Yoga started for me in Banff. As my life journey takes me to Banff, Thailand, Red Deer, and Costa Rica my yoga grew with me. I have my 200hr YA, Mamata Prenatal Training, and currently […]