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    This workshop is available as one to three sessions for individuals or groups. Please contact me to learn more!

    Let's talk about what's going on 'down there'! Common pelvic health concerns include pain, urinary urgency/frequency/leakage, constipation, and prolapse. Contrary to popular belief, these issues are not an inevitable result of one's sex, pregnancy, childbirth, or aging, and they are treatable. This workshop will cover valuable information and yoga practices to promote pelvic health at all ages. Participants will be empowered to understand their pelvic floor anatomy, common issues that can arise, prevention, and how pelvic physiotherapy can help. Learn simple movement, breathing and awareness techniques to relax, stretch, strengthen and improve coordination in pelvic muscles. No yoga experience is required. Participants will receive an illustrated outline of the practice. 

    Come discover what your mother couldn't tell you because she didn't know either!

    Read my article: Why I'm offering a Yoga for Pelvic Wellness workshop now

    Moving through Grief with Yoga classes 2019


    Moving through Grief with Yoga is currently offered as personalized private sessions, in person or online in Ontario. 

    The yoga practice has helped me to find a quiet space to honor my grief, in addition to helping me to dig deeper to look at grief from my past hat has not been resolved. It has helped me to find the parts of my body that hold this grief and to be gentle and compassionate with myself through this lifelong process." 

    ~ Participant in Yoga for Grief and Loss class

    Video Link: Dawn's Story of Moving through Grief with Yoga

    For background on this topic, read my Yoga for Grief and Loss Research Paper, completed for my 200-hour yoga teacher training. 

    If you are seeking an online group, I recommend Yoga for Grief Support with Sandy Ayre.

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    Cultivating Authenticity, Bravery & Compassion with Yoga

    A journey to wholehearted living with Guideposts from "The Gifts of Imperfection" by Brené Brown, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.

    • Cultivate courage, compassion & connection
    • Nurture & care for your mind & body
    • Practice loving & belonging to yourself
    • Honour & embrace your own worthiness

    Come enjoy this unique exploration of self through yoga. Bestselling author and researcher Brené Brown developed 10 Guideposts to help us look at the beliefs that hold us back from happiness & fulfillment. From Letting Go of the Need for Certainty to Cultivating Laughter, Song, and Dance, we will explore some challenging, yet necessary questions. Yoga poses and breathwork will be used to open the body & mind; allowing you to gently consider what's getting in the way of the life you want. In this state of open awareness, you will be able to see your circumstances & choices more clearly. This program is about learning to treat yourself with more compassion so you can finally come home to the one you've been waiting for - the best version of yourself.

    This is Part 2 of a 2-Part series (Part 1 is not required).

    This program is available as a series of private sessions (six to 11 sessions - can be done as one or two parts). Please contact me for details.

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    Spiritual Lineage Acknowledgement

    Yoga's historical roots originated in India more than 5000 years ago.  I am evermore grateful to my teachers and for the ancient wisdom that informs my yoga practice and teaching. I strive to practice and uphold the ethics of yoga to create a more peaceful, just world. I commit to engaging in continuing education and self-reflection to avoid cultural appropriation.

    Land Acknowledgement

    I offer respect and gratitude to the First Peoples and caretakers of the land I call home: the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Huron-Wendat nations.