The Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year – the day in which you can enjoy approximately 17 hours of daylight in Toronto. This year, it takes place on June 21. The term “solstice” derives from the Latin
Have you ever met someone for the first time and literally felt their energy? Someone who made you feel really happy for no clear reason, or perhaps very calm? Maybe you’ve met someone who made you uneasy too. As living
Meditation is a central part of any well-balanced yoga practice, but for many people it doesn’t come easy. Meditation is a means of transforming the mind. It is a state of deep peace that occurs when the mind is calm
In yoga, you’ll often hear references to the moon, whether that’s in the name of a pose (e.g. Half Moon) or in the teachings of some instructors. For example, they may reference the moon if your class falls on the
Each year, millions of girls around the world are denied their basic rights simply because they are girls. In fact, girls in the poorest regions of the world are among the most disadvantaged people on the planet. They are more
The Winter solstice marks the shortest day and longest night of the year, when the sun’s daily maximum elevation in the sky is at its lowest. This year, it will take place on Wednesday, December 21 in the Northern Hemisphere.
Often times at the beginning of a yoga class, your teacher might invite you to “set and intention” for your practice. But what does that mean, and how can it serve you? To “set an intention” is to bring awareness
In September 2014, I sat down with my laptop on a mission: find a yoga teacher training program and get certified. Five months earlier, I was laying in Savasana on the wooden floor of an old guest house in Avalon