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Rishikesh India Yoga Retreat – Feb 2nd to 11th, 2018

DATE: Friday Feb 2nd to Sunday Feb 11th, 2018

INVESTMENT: $985 before Dec 15, 2017, $1,185 after.  All prices listed are in Canadian dollars, tax included.  Please contact becky.yin@tempoyoga.ca directly for details.

REGISTRATION:
A $300 deposit is required to hold your spot.  The rest is due Dec 15th, 2017. The deposit is non-refundable.  However, should you cancel your reservation 45 days or more before the start of the retreat, you may apply your deposit toward yoga classes at Tempo Yoga.

Medical insurance and trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended.

INCLUDED: 
9 nights in Rishikesh India, 3 meals/ day and 5-6 excursions. Daily yoga/meditation classes. Daily delicious, locally sourced vegetarian cuisine (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).  High speed Internet.

ACCOMMODATIONS:
A lovely guest house at Rishikesh surrounded by mountains.  There are six double rooms with either a double sized bed or 2 single beds.  Full access to the kitchen and yoga hall.

NOT INCLUDED
Airfare, all transportation within India (except included excursions).  Snacks, drinks and soda. Optional excursions.  Car, scooter, mountain bike etc. rentals.  Laundry and shopping. Spa treatments.

CANCELLATION POLICY
If you must cancel your trip:

  • Minus the nonrefundable deposit, 50% refund if cancelled by Jan 12, 2018
  • No refund after Jan 12, 2018
  • The Studio is not responsible for any refunds for transportation

Itinerary
Please note: schedule is subject to change as appropriate.  

 

Acuball Myofascial Release & Yin Yoga

Date: Sunday Dec 17th, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Investment: $35+hst before Dec 10th, $45+hst after
Limited Space, Pre-registration Required @ the studio or ONLINE

Join us in this interactive workshop as we break down myofascial adhesions, release tightness and stimulate blood flow in the entire body using the acuBalls.  The 2nd half of the workshop will guide you through a Yin style practice with the use of Acuballs to release target areas of your body.

All exercises are easily adapted to your regular routine so you can continue to relieve pain and tightness on your own. Helps with computer posture, sedentary lifestyle, repetitive strain, text neck, past injuries & more…

The *Acuball is a 100% natural muscle and joint pain relief tool, applying natural
acupressure to relax muscles and create a de-stressing effect.

Stephanie Hutchinson

Stephanie has been using cardio and weight training to keep fit since 1974. She then added yoga to her routine in the 80s to bring a sense of balance to her life. Enjoying yoga and all of its benefits, she sought different forms of yoga until some friends introduced her to hot yoga. She began a daily practice, and after finding better health and improved posture, she decided to train as a teacher.

Stephanie trained under Bikram and his senior teachers in Los Angeles and received her certificate in November of 2003, Moksha yoga in 2004, Yin yoga with Paul Grilley & Paulie Zink, Anatomy Trains with Carrie Gaynor, restorative & yoga therapy at CCNM. Trained to teach Acuball classes, also various workshops over the years to enhance knowledge, teaching and practice.

She is dedicated to yoga and intends to continue studying so that she can bring a wealth of knowledge to her class and share this with fellow yoga practitioners.

Restorative Yoga & Thai Massage

Date: Friday Nov 24, 2017
Time: 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Investment: $50+hst, $5 off for auto renew members
Limited Space, Pre-registration Required @ the studio or ONLINE

At this 2 hour workshop, you will practice earthy restorative poses and receive Thai Massage from Nicole Lau and Becky Yin, both are Registered Yoga Instructors and Certified Thai Massage Practitioners.  You’ll leave feeling refreshed and recharged.

In Restorative Yoga, the body is fully supported with props to facilitate deeper opening. The slower pace and deep breathing that you get in the restorative class triggers the parasympathetic nervous system.  The subdued quality of restorative yoga often helps you draw attention inward and away from external events and situations of the world, helps you feel safe and nurtured.

The goal of Thai Massage is to help physically align the energies within the body.  It incorporates basic movement, stretching and compression techniques.
No experience required to take this workshop, just be dressed in comfortable clothing that you can move in. Bring a yoga mat if you have one.

Reiki Level 1 Certification & Attunement w/ Rev. Dr. Tracy

Date: Sunday Aug 20th, 2017
Time: 12:30 – 4pm
Investment: $250 (Tax Included)
Deadline: Wed Aug 16th
Pre-registration @ the studio or ONLINE

What is Reiki?
Reiki is a form of holistic energy work; it works on the body, mind and spirit by stimulating a person’s own natural healing abilities.

Who is Dr. Tracy?
Tracy has been working with people spiritually for 25 years. As she offered Reiki to her clients, she was drawn to become an Ordained Minister in her community of Aurora, Ontario. Tracy is a Doctor of Divinity and a Reiki Master Teacher as well as a Certified Metaphysical Practitioner with the International Metaphysical Ministry University Seminary and University of Sedona. Many students have found that their training with Rev. Dr. Tracy has deepened their spiritual practice in a profound way.

What to expect?
In this certification course, which has a home study as well as a workshop portion, you will
become a certified Usui Reiki Level 1 practitioner, able to practice the energy healing system for
yourself, and others. Animal Reiki is also covered in this fun, hands on class.

Reiki Level 1 prepares the student for the more advanced Reiki Level 2, where you will learn the
sacred Reiki symbols that allow you to perform distance healing of people and situations. The
uses for Reiki really are endless! Tracy’s students will also have the ability to apply for
practitioner’s insurance and membership in the International Reiki Healing Association, once
they have achieved their Reiki Level 2 Certification.

In this first level, we will learn the history of Reiki, how it works and how you can use it to
channel healing energy to yourself and others. Animal Reiki will also be covered. Many
students have found that their training with Rev. Dr. Tracy has deepened their spiritual practice
in a profound way.

Prerequisite
None.  Tracy’s students will also have the ability to apply for practitioner’s insurance and membership in the International Reiki Healing Association, once they have achieved their Reiki Level 2 Certification.

Reiki Level 2 Certification & Attunement w/ Rev. Dr. Tracy

Date: Sunday Sep 24th, 2017
Time: 12:30 – 4pm
Investment: $250 (Tax Included)
Deadline: Wed Sep 20th
Pre-registration @ the studio or ONLINE

What is Reiki?
Reiki is a form of holistic energy work; it works on the body, mind and spirit by stimulating a person’s own natural healing abilities.

Who is Dr. Tracy?
Tracy has been working with people spiritually for 25 years. As she offered Reiki to her clients, she was drawn to become an Ordained Minister in her community of Aurora, Ontario. Tracy is a Doctor of Divinity and a Reiki Master Teacher as well as a Certified Metaphysical Practitioner with the International Metaphysical Ministry University Seminary and University of Sedona. Many students have found that their training with Rev. Dr. Tracy has deepened their spiritual practice in a profound way.

What to expect?
In this certification course, which has a home study as well as a workshop portion, you will
become a certified Usui Reiki Level 2 practitioner, able to practice the energy healing system for
yourself, and others. Animal Reiki is also covered in this fun, hands on class. Reiki Level 2
involves learning how to use the sacred symbols, and this will enable you to perform distant
Reiki, which you can send to people, animals, situations, people, anything that you would like to
help heal and improve!

Reiki Level 2 prepares the student for the more advanced Reiki Level 3 (Reiki Master Teacher),
where you will learn the sacred Reiki symbols that allow you to attune others to Reiki. Tracy’s
students will also have the ability to apply for practitioner’s insurance and membership in the
International Reiki Healing Association, once they have achieved their Reiki Level 2
Certification.

Please register well in advance, as a home study portion of the certification will be emailed to
you as soon as you register by full payment. This manual should be read over and practiced
before the workshop portion. Course also includes a private phone consultation with the Reiki
Master Teacher about a month after the class to go over your experiences and cover some final
pointers to receive your Level 2 Certificate.

Prerequisite
Reiki level 1.  Students with their Reiki Level 1 certification from other instructors are most welcome, and will be emailed a Reiki 1 manual to review so that they have the background knowledge for Reiki 2 with Rev. Dr. Tracy Cox.  Tracy’s students will also have the ability to apply for practitioner’s insurance and membership in the International Reiki Healing Association, once they have achieved their Reiki Level 2 Certification.

Restorative Yoga & Thai Massage

Date: Friday June 23rd, 2017
Time: 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Investment: $45+hst before June 16th, $55+hst after
Limited Space, Pre-registration Required @ the studio or ONLINE

At this 2 hour workshop, you will practice earthy restorative poses and receive Thai Massage from Nicole Lau and Becky Yin, both are Registered Yoga Instructors and Certified Thai Massage Practitioners.  You’ll leave feeling refreshed and recharged.

In Restorative Yoga, the body is fully supported with props to facilitate deeper opening. The slower pace and deep breathing that you get in the restorative class triggers the parasympathetic nervous system.  The subdued quality of restorative yoga often helps you draw attention inward and away from external events and situations of the world, helps you feel safe and nurtured.

The goal of Thai Massage is to help physically align the energies within the body.  It incorporates basic movement, stretching and compression techniques.
No experience required to take this workshop, just be dressed in comfortable clothing that you can move in. Bring a yoga mat if you have one.

Full Day Kids Summer Camp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: Mon July 10th – July 14th or/ and Aug 14th – 18th
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Early Bird till May 7th: $325+hst/ week/ camper
Early Bird till May 7th: $595+hst/ 2 week (or 2+campers/ week)
After May 7th: $375+hst/ week/ camper
After May 7th: $695+hst/ 2 week (or 2+campers/ week)
Age: 6-14 year old
Limited space, pre-registration required @ the studio or email contact@tempoyoga.ca

Come celebrate summer at Tempo Yoga.  We love the opportunity to spend this in-depth time with your kids while getting them grounded and out of the house as summer comes to a close. Tempo Yoga Summer camp themes and activities are specially chosen for their enriching qualities and alignment with our goal of offering children a fun empowering, educational and creativity-boosting camp experience.

All camps take place from 8:30am to 4:30pm.  Camp activities includes: mindful yoga, crafts & creative arts, play at the water park/ playground, camp songs, group games, journaling and a movie day.

Note: due to allergies/ special dietary needs, campers should bring their own healthy nut free snack, lunch and drinks each day.  Filtered water for water bottle refills is available. Detailed info will be sent via email 1 week prior to camp start dates. 

 

Mother’s Day Restorative Yoga & Thai Massage

Date: Friday May 12th, 2017
Time: 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Investment: $45+hst before March 24th, $55+hst after
Limited Space, Pre-registration Required @ the studio or ONLINE –> Yoga Classes –> Mother’s Day Restorative Yoga and Thai Massage. 

Celebrate Mother’s Day with us with this exclusive mother’s day yoga and massage package.

At this 2 hour workshop, you will practice earthy restorative poses and receive Thai Massage from Nicole Lau and Becky Yin, both are Registered Yoga Instructors and Certified Thai Massage Practitioners.  You’ll leave feeling refreshed and recharged.

In Restorative Yoga, the body is fully supported with props to facilitate deeper opening. The slower pace and deep breathing that you get in the restorative class triggers the parasympathetic nervous system.  The subdued quality of restorative yoga often helps you draw attention inward and away from external events and situations of the world, helps you feel safe and nurtured.

The goal of Thai Massage is to help physically align the energies within the body.  It incorporates basic movement, stretching and compression techniques.
No experience required to take this workshop, just be dressed in comfortable clothing that you can move in. Bring a yoga mat if you have one.

Introducing Yoga To Kids Through Storytelling

Date: Monday Mar 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr 3 @ 10, 2017
Date: Thursday Mar 9, 16, 23, 30, Apr 6 @ 13, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Investment: $15 + hst/ kid per class OR $80 for 6 classes
Investment: 
$8 + hst/ parent drop-in
Pre-registration Required @ the studio or ONLINE, Yoga Classes -> Kids Yoga

Yoga helps kids connect with, understand and celebrate themselves through active movement and breath. Kids yoga help develop kids’ mental, physical and emotional wellness. It teaches kids how to take the time to slow down, breathe and feel joyful.

In each 45 mins class, a popular children story will simplified and narrated.  Popular stories are including but are not limited to Harry Potter Series, Disney Animations such as Brave and Frozen and Roald Dahl Stories.  Yoga postures will be incorporated into the story telling with yoga poses taking non-traditional names such as flying pose, lizard pose, book pose, etc.

Various arts and crafts activities are included at the beginning and at the end of each session depending on the story’s theme. Throughout the program, students are encouraged to think and write a short story (5 minute story) of their own incorporating their favorite postures and crafts. If they are comfortable, they will share the story and
lead the last session for a few minutes each. This activity is designed to tap into student’s creativity and boost their self confidence in taking leadership roles.

 

Yoga for Teens

Date: Sunday Sep 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2016
Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Investment: $15 + hst/ person per class OR $50 for 4 classes
Pre-registration Required @ the studio or ONLINE

Yoga is extremely helpful in the realm of preventing injuries, as well as treating current ones.  Chronic and overuse injuries in youth athletes are becoming a significant issue! Too many talented kids are suffering setbacks before their careers even have a chance to begin. Young athletes can access the benefits of yoga to boost performance and avoid injuries.

Aside from the physical benefits, yoga teaches teens to cope with stress and anxiety, contribute positively to balance in life, well-being, and mental health. Yoga helps improve resilience, mood, and self-regulation skills pertaining to emotions and stress.  Teens in today’s world face numerous expectations and constant stimulation through the internet and other media and communication technologies.  More and more young adults experience stress and mental health challenges due to various new demands, standards and increase of competition.

Serena Anderson

Serena

With 10 years practice in martial arts, Serena realized that she needed something to harmonize her body. She started her first yoga class in 2007 and since then she noticed the change in her body.  Yoga has improved her health and continues to change her life.  Serena has worked with Markham Ringette Team, Moksha Yoga Markham, Moksha Yoga Richmond Hill, Moksha Yoga Maple etc.  Serena works with educators, parents and young adults, believing it is important for children to start life habits of stress reduction, movement and mindfulness at a young age. Serena is delighted to be able to share her passion with children and their parents.