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Power Pilates Education Program

We are pleased to announce our new hosting affiliation with Power Pilates, the leading educator of Classical Pilates!

We will hold our first Power Pilates training, Core Mat I, on Aug 17 -19, 2018.  The Core Mat I program is the foundation of the Power Pilates method.  Each subsequent program builds upon the information learned during this course.

During this weekend, teacher candidates will learn to teach the 18 beginner level mat exercises and be introduced to Power Pilates teaching tools, philosophy, and teaching formula.  After completing Core Mat I, graduates are ready to start teaching beginner level mat classes and may go on to Power Pilates Core Mat II, Advanced Mat, and Apparatus training programs.

Date:  August 17-19, 2018
Time: Friday 4:00pm-8:00pm, Saturday 12:00pm-7:00pm, Sunday 2:00pm-7:00pm
Early Bird: $647 plus HST until Wed, July 18 (3 seats only!)
Regular Price: $700 plus HST until Fri, Aug 10th

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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.

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.

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.

Mother’s Day Restorative Yoga & Thai Massage

Date: Friday May 11th, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Investment: $90+hst for TWO
Limited Space, Pre-registration Required @ the studio or ONLINE 

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
$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


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.

Prenatal Yoga


Date: Saturday Feb 3rd to March 10, 2018
Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Investment: $25+hst/ class OR $108 for 6 classes
Limited space, pre-registration required @ the studio or ONLINE

During pregnancy, your bodies will go through many changes, which create stress mentally and physically.  Yoga can help women get through their pregnancy with minimal discomfort.

Research has found that by practicing prenatal yoga decreases risk of prenatal depression, improves sleep, decreases backpain and nausea.  And by facilitating deep breathing and building strength and stamina, yoga can help prepare for labor.

Come breathe and stretch your body, build up a sweat as you strengthen your body! Previous yoga experience is not necessary.

Mom & Baby Yoga

Mom & Baby Yoga

Date: Wednesday July 6 to Aug 10
Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Investment: $20 + hst/ class OR $99 for 6 classes
Limited space, pre-registration required @ the studio or ONLINE

This is perfect for babies and their caregivers.  Rebuild core strength, flexibility and stamina, tone and lengthen your muscles, as you bond with your baby in a supportive and welcoming atmosphere.   Enjoy special bonding moment through loving touches, sight, sound and breathing.

This is also a wonderful way to connect with other moms in the community who are going through the similar joys and new challenges. Please bring a blanket for your baby to sit on and maybe a few favorite toys.

Previous yoga experience is not necessary.



Fatima is  a Certified Pre- Post Natal Yoga Teacher.  She  currently maintains a schedule of classes at  various locations and enjoys working with Moms and babies.

Fatima creates classes that are grounding, strengthening and nurturing.  Fatima teaches from the heart and seeks to share the wonderful benefits of yoga creating a safe environment for authentic self discovery.

She has also  shared the joy and benefits of yoga with  moms through Mom and Baby Yoga classes, she enjoys immensely the opportunity yoga provides for connection and transformation.

Fatima is a loving mother of two and continues  her path of practice and teaching and study.


Handstand Workshop/ Flexibility Workshop

Handstand Workshop

Date: Saturday Oct 15
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Investment: $75/ class , $15 off for Tempo Yoga Students

Pre-requisites: None.

Who is this course for: This course is for beginner to intermediate level hand balancers.

What is covered: We will cover everything from the very basics up to working on press to handstand and the very beginning of working towards your 1 arm handstand. If you’re working on getting more comfortable away from the wall, you will learn how to safely work on exercises that will get you closer to your goal. If you’ve never been inverted you will learn the baby steps on becoming comfortable being upside down. If you can get into a handstand but don’t know how to control it without walking you will learn exercises to place your body in a better position to take control.

Why should I sign up: Learning how to do things with proper technique will save your body in the long run. Inversions are good for your health, but you want to be able to place your body in the proper alignment to avoid injury. This 4 week course will change how you train.


Flexibility Workshop

Date: Saturday Oct 15
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Investment: $75/ class , $15 off for Tempo Yoga Students

Pre-requisites: None.

Pre-requisites: A desire to increase range of motion.

Who is this course for: This course is for all levels of flexibility. You don’t need to know anything coming in, but if you do have prior knowledge it will bring you to the next level.

What will be covered: Each workshop will consist of a warm up, work on improving splits (hamstrings, hip flexors, adductors), pancake/forward fold, shoulders, backs, and bridges. You will learn some basic partner stretches as well as a universal cool down that is beneficial after any workout.

Why should I improve my flexibility: Lack of flexibility can cause many imbalances in your body. By understanding how to better improve your range of motion you can prevent future injuries and help reduce any current pain you may have due to an imbalance from repetitive daily tasks (such as sitting at a computer all day)

Deflying Fitness (

255575_10151795941680405_217004778_nDeflying Fitness is a circus fitness training company founded by Andralyn Zayn and Duane Steel–a soon-to-be-married circus partnership specializing in Icarian Games.

Andralyn and Duane started Deflying Fitness to offer fitness programs specifically designed to help develop the strength and flexibility required to perform the amazing feats featured in acrobatic circus performances. Not only are these programs beneficial for circus performers, but they also happen to be great for dancers, yoga enthusiasts, crossfitters, athletes, and anyone looking for a fun and exciting new way to fine-tune their overall strength, flexibility and fitness.



Elevate Your Sun Salutations

Date:  Satursday May 28th, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Investment: $35 + hst, 10% Early Bird discount ends May 23rd
Pre-registration Required @ the studio or ONLINE

The Sun Salutations ( Surya Namaskara ) A & B help to build flexibility, strength and focus to one’s yoga practice. In this workshop we will fine tune our sun salutations by breaking down each posture to show proper alignment with modifications and hidden benefits that can improve the rest of your yoga practice. We will learn to link the breath with the movement to create a meditational aspect to your flow.  Also practiced will be floating back & forwards as well as hand and foot positions.

Eric Anderson


Coming to yoga with a martial arts background, Eric brings his knowledge of movement and flexibility to each class. Eric’s class is strong, dynamic and inspired by the Ashtanga tradition that links breath with movement. His class focuses on alignment while building strength, flexibility and internal heat to purify mind and body. Postures include standing, balancing, seated folds, twists, as well as exploration of arm balances, backbends and inversions. Modifications, variations and hands-on adjustments are offered throughout.

Eric believes that by maintaining a mindful approach to their practice students can transform themselves physically, mentally and spiritually. As we face and overcome obstacles on our mat we build the strength and focus to overcome any obstacles we face off the mat.

Eric continues to further his practice at Downward Dog Yoga Centre with his teachers Ron Reid and Marla Meenakshi Joy.