Welcome to an intimate, friendly studio where we invite all bodies to enjoy the healing benefits of a regular yoga
practice. Group classes from beginner to power to 50+ chair yoga. Private therapeutic appointments available. Regular workshops and seminars on massage, back health, depression, etc....
Our intention is to provide a healing place where every body can practice and enjoy a sense of community. Yoga should be inclusive for all abilities and ages. Our classes and teaching reflect this philosophy. Come try your first class for free! In addition to group instruction, we offer vegetarian cooking seminars, meditation and wellness workshops, private therapeutic sessions and more.
Group and private classes at local studios, in your own home, corporate classes, workshops, special events. Yoga for
adults, teens, kids, mental health, spirituality and relaxation. Trained in India in the Sivananda tradition, and dedicated to an authentic classroom. Very traditional, very relaxing. ~ Helping you achieve strength, balance and greater peace of mind ~
Elaine is a Kripalu trained yoga teacher (200 hr) and Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga certified teacher. She is a long
time mindfulness meditation practitioner. She teaches Gentle and beginner Hatha yoga classes at Optimal Wellness Niagara, 26 Hiscott St., (289-362-1402) St Catharines and also offers private instruction. Elaine' s credo is Breathe, Stretch, Strengthen & Relax as she leads her classes through classical hatha postures. She encourages the development of non-judgmental awareness during yoga practice and in daily life. Elaine's intention is to guide her students to improved health, stress relief and deeper self understanding.
Transformational Bodywork offers Kundalini and Kripalu yoga, Pilates mat classes, meditation, and personal yoga therapy/bodywork
sessions in the beautiful Niagara Region of Canada. RYT-500 Certified with over 20 years experience. Intimate class size. Lots of free parking. Reiki, therapeutic bodywork, and holistic aesthetics services also available.
Carol Prentice is a certified Yoga Instructor, Registered Social Worker and Emotional Freedom Technique Therapist.
Her approach to teaching yoga includes physical postures, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation. By observing your physical, mental and emotional experience during yoga, blockages begin to dissolve, energy is freed, and healing can to happen on all levels. Yoga can be part of an internal healing process that enables one to awaken to the higher levels of emotional stability, mental clarity and physical well-being. Carol hosts Yoga Retreats in Ontario and Costa Rica for all those looking for a week of bliss for the body, mind and soul. Check out www.carol-prentice.com!
Almost twenty years ago, Kathy McWilliam experienced “love at first breath” when she attended her first Yoga class.
The unique practice of Yoga, encompassing body, mind and soul, inspired Kathy to deepen her own practice and share her love of Yoga with others. She received her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification and is a Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance. Kathy studied Yoga Philosophy and Meditation with Tony Murdock, and is continually attending training workshops for continuing education.
Being a runner and cyclist, Kathy realizes the benefits of incorporating a Yoga practice as an effective method of cross-training, to strengthen and tone, as well as increasing flexibility to reduce the risk of injury. Kathy teaches Beginner Hatha, Vinyasa Flow and specializes in teaching Yoga for Runners.
Yoga & Meditation
All levels Welcome Beginner/Intermediate Restorative, Yoga Tune up
of awareness, is a complete science that includes breath (pranayama), simple postures (asanas), mantra, meditation and long deep relaxation. Build a healthy radiant body, relax the nervous system, reduce stress, enhance the immune system, and develop inner peace. A healing practice that brings body, mind and breath into balance.
Hatha Yoga With emphasis on breath, flexibility and alignment, this practice allows students to revitalize both physically and mentally. Influenced by the anusara philosophy, these classes uniquely blend the spirit of the heart with precise alignment principles; enhancing vitality, cultivating balance and calming the mind. A beautiful way to alleviate stress, creating a wholeness through deep restoration.