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Yoga Essentials

Workshop Overview and Class Structure

This educational series of classes provides an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of yoga and how to get the most out of your yoga practice while on the mat or driving in your car!  Our small group setting allows for a more relaxed space to understand how breath, awareness, and mindful movement contribute to more connection to body, mind, and spirit while also addressing stress reduction and prevention of chronic diseases. 

Each 50-minute class will be a mixture of lecture, practice, discussion and feedback with emphasis on a particular theme or concept related to yoga and mindfulness.

What you will practice:

  • Different styles of yoga

  • Movements to prevent injury, relieve stress, and reduce risk of chronic disease

  • Different breathing and grounding exercises

  • Mindful movement

  • Non-judgment and acceptance


What you will learn:

  • The core elements of a yoga practice; breath, awareness, mindful movement

  • Benefits of yoga to overall health and fitness; anxiety and depression; work-related and daily living activities

  • The ‘why’ and ‘how’ of different yoga postures

  • What to look for in a good yoga instructor

  • How to choose a class that is right for you

  • Self-care for mind, body, and spirit


Who should take this class?

This workshop series is open to those seeking an introduction to yoga and for those seeking to deepen their understanding of the core elements of yoga and mindfulness. 


This workshop series is a prerequisite to other workshops offered at Amani Health as we believe it will enhance your overall experience to any practice you choose to follow.

To register:

Please email or call us 613-714-1162

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