Yoga Tune Up Workshop – Full Body Overview Part 1
Apr
28
8:30 AM08:30

Yoga Tune Up Workshop – Full Body Overview Part 1

Yoga Tune Up®, is a specialized fitness program designed to increase flexibility and mobility based on exercises and movements drawn from yoga, physical therapy exercises, and massage techniques.

Exercises are targeted to help you locate and better understand what we call “body blind spots” or the muscles and areas of your body that are underused, overused, or abused.

Once you locate body blind spots,  you’re better able to further target your own fitness regimen to help you build more awareness and muscle, or alternatively stretch and massage out muscular knots.

COST

$30.00 +tax Without Balls
$45.00 +tax Including Balls

WHEN

April 28th @ 8:30-10:00am

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Acro Buddhas Workshop
May
26
12:00 PM12:00

Acro Buddhas Workshop

SOLD OUT!

DESCRIPTION

Miranda and Ryan, aka ACRO BUDDHAS fuse their love for movement and connection by teaching and performing acrobatic yoga worldwide. Miranda and Ryan believe movement is the secret to life; a belief that is rooted into their everyday living.

With over 50 years of combined training and experience in movement arts, Miranda and Ryan share a highly sophisticated understanding of body mechanics and movement drawn through numerous lineages of yoga, personal training, competitive dance, competitive cheer leading, gymnastics, muay thai, thai massage, and an advanced, fluid moving acrobatic yoga practice.  By drawing on each of these elements within their movement backgrounds, ACRO BUDDHAS are known to have unlocked a unique, articulate and artistic teaching style.

When being guided by Miranda and Ryan, expect to refine your acrobatic yoga practice in a safe space, while discovering a newfound appreciation for articulate movement, full body strength, aligned with the ability to unlock grace and artistic expression within the practice.  Above all, expect to laugh and live presently with a soulful connection rooted in the spirit of unity and community.

Most recently, you may have caught the ACRO BUDDHAS on The Marilyn Denis Show, CBC's The Social, performing at Envision Festival in Costa Rica, leading workshops in Curacao and Jamaica, sharing acro yoga at The Yoga Conference in Canada, or at pop-up workshops throughout their home city of Toronto, Canada.

COST

$60.00 +tax (per person)

WHEN

Date: May 26, 2018
Time: From 12-2pm and 2:30-4:30pm

WHERE

KIND Yoga By Heart
Held outside our greenhouse amongst Farmers Fields and gorgeous landscapes.

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Acro Buddhas Workshop
Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

Acro Buddhas Workshop

DESCRIPTION:

Miranda and Ryan, aka ACRO BUDDHAS fuse their love for movement and connection by teaching and performing acrobatic yoga worldwide. Miranda and Ryan believe movement is the secret to life; a belief that is rooted into their everyday living.

With over 50 years of combined training and experience in movement arts, Miranda and Ryan share a highly sophisticated understanding of body mechanics and movement drawn through numerous lineages of yoga, personal training, competitive dance, competitive cheer leading, gymnastics, muay thai, thai massage, and an advanced, fluid moving acrobatic yoga practice.  By drawing on each of these elements within their movement backgrounds, ACRO BUDDHAS are known to have unlocked a unique, articulate and artistic teaching style.

When being guided by Miranda and Ryan, expect to refine your acrobatic yoga practice in a safe space, while discovering a newfound appreciation for articulate movement, full body strength, aligned with the ability to unlock grace and artistic expression within the practice.  Above all, expect to laugh and live presently with a soulful connection rooted in the spirit of unity and community.

Most recently, you may have caught the ACRO BUDDHAS on The Marilyn Denis Show, CBC's The Social, performing at Envision Festival in Costa Rica, leading workshops in Curacao and Jamaica, sharing acro yoga at The Yoga Conference in Canada, or at pop-up workshops throughout their home city of Toronto, Canada.

COST

$60.00 +tax (per person)

WHEN

Date: June 2, 2018
Time: Workshop 1 From: 12-2pm and  Workshop 2 From: 2:30-4:30pm

WHERE

KIND Yoga By Heart
Held outside our greenhouse amongst Farmers Fields and gorgeous landscapes.

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Kind Yoga Open House
Apr
7
8:00 AM08:00

Kind Yoga Open House

As a thank you to our students, and a jolly kick-start to a brand new season! Join us on Saturday, April 7th for a Day of Free Classes!

Schedule

Slow Flow
8am – 9am

Hatha Yoga
9:15am – 10:15am

Yang and Yin
10:30am – 11:30am

Hatha Yoga
11:45am – 12:45pm

Class sizes are limited.

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Yoga & Baked Glory
Dec
3
8:30 AM08:30

Yoga & Baked Glory

We'll be hosting pop up yoga classes at the Main Street Bakehouse in Stouffville! Join us for a sunrise practice at 8:30am and enjoy a delicious coffee and your choice of baked glory with some amazing community and conversation for only $20.00! There is very limited space so be sure to reserve your spot through the website as soon as possible!

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Fall Yoga Retreat
Sep
30
9:30 AM09:30

Fall Yoga Retreat

RETREAT TO THE FARM THIS FALL!

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KIND’s fall yoga retreat is about taking a pause to enjoy the outdoors. Join us for a restorative day of yoga amongst nature right here in Markham.

We invite you to join KIND founder Ellen Reesor along with Emma Drudge (back by popular demand!) for one blissful day of mindful practice and community connection with a natural backdrop that cannot be beat.

Location

KIND Yoga Studio
10825 Ninth Line Markham, ON, L6B 1A8, Canada

Schedule:

9:30AM - 10AM: Arrive and settle in
10AM - 11:30AM: Meditation and morning practice (90 min)
11:30AM - 12PM: Tea + coffee / snack break
12PM - 1:00PM: Vinyasa practice (60 min)
1:00PM - 2:00PM: Lunch
2:00PM - 2:45PM: Journaling and meditation practice
2:45PM - 4:00PM: Yin / restorative practice

Cost:

Catch the early bird special! Register by September 9th for $120 + tax
After September 9th, cost is $145 + tax

Price of the Retreat Includes:

  • All activities and practice sessions throughout the day
  • Healthy snacks, tea, coffee and water (make sure you bring your re-usable bottle!)
  • Healthy, organic vegan lunch
  • A lovely journal and pen for you to use throughout the day and take home with you.
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The Big Feastival
Aug
18
to Aug 20

The Big Feastival

KIND was invited to host yoga classes for this wicked festival coming this summer. Bring your family and friends for amazing music, delicious cuisine, yoga and so much more fun!! Kids under 12 get in FREE!
Purchase your tickets online while they last, this is something you don't want to miss out on.

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Somatic Yoga Workshop
Jul
28
7:00 PM19:00

Somatic Yoga Workshop

Drawing on ancient and contemporary practices SOMATIC YOGA is the beginning of a journey through and with the bod, connecting the physical with the spiritual to support mental wellness. This class is tailored to those who struggle with physical or mental illnesses, or for those who simply want to slow down and experience a more embodied practice. Central to the practice is an awareness of mental wellness, felt sensations, nervous system fluctuations and how to recognize individual boundaries within yoga. Participants will connect to a deeper understanding of their bodies through yoga and somatic healing.

Jenni-Leigh is certified in Positive Psychology and Spiritual Coaching. She is currently in her advanced year of Somatic Experiencing therapy certification (Trauma Therapy) and specializes in Therapeutic Yoga with a strong focus on mood disorders (PTSD, anxiety and depression) and stress management.

COST: $25.00 in advance OR $30.00 at the door.

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Let's build a Native Garden! (Date & Time TBD)
May
20
9:00 AM09:00

Let's build a Native Garden! (Date & Time TBD)

Let's come together and lend a hand in helping to preserve this remarkable species. Some 35% of world crop production depends on pollinating species like butterfly's and bees. The consequences of the decline in these pollinators' population is becoming an increasing concern, but we can do our part to turn things around!

Come one come all and join us on the farm for a day of gardening, community, and a care for our planet.

Please bring any gardening tools you have and any wildflower seeds you'd like to contribute.

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Feminist Yoga
Apr
28
7:30 PM19:30

Feminist Yoga

☮FEMINIST YOGA☮

On Friday April 28th at 7:30pm let`s come together to discuss and challenge our societal standards of beauty and what it means to be a feminist within a society that profits off of our self doubt.

Students will be lead through a powerful yoga class centered around reclaiming their beauty as an internal feeling rather than a standard set by external influences.
**Pay what you can - Suggested donation of $10.00
(Proceeds go to a local women`s charity)

-Be sure to register online in advance to reserve your spot!

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KAIROS Blanket Exercise Workshop
Oct
22
10:30 AM10:30

KAIROS Blanket Exercise Workshop

Cost: $10.00 per person all proceeds go to KAIROS

The KAIROS Blanket Workshop is a teaching tool to share the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. The KAIROS Blanket Exercise is an interactive learning experience that teaches the Indigenous rights history we’re rarely taught. Developed in response to the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples—which recommended education on Canadian-Indigenous history as one of the key steps to reconciliation, the Blanket Exercise covers over 500 years of history in a one and a half hour participatory workshop.

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
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10 Day Gratitude Challenge
Oct
1
to Oct 10

10 Day Gratitude Challenge

Our #10daygratitudechallenge is back! 

Simply take a picture of one thing you're grateful for daily and tag @kindyogabyheart in your picture.

The challenge begins October 1st and ends October 10th (Thanksgiving Day).

All those who complete the challenge get a free class, and will also be entered into a draw for a chance to win a TEN CLASS PASS!

We can't wait to see all the joy and gratitude rolling in.

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Introducing Silent Asana!
Sep
18
8:00 AM08:00

Introducing Silent Asana!

Silence is a source of great strength. - Lau Tza

Challenge yourself to spend a portion of your morning in complete silence. Students are encouraged to practice Mouna (silence) the moment they get out of their cars and begin walking up the path to the studio. Students will follow the movements of the instructor in silence.

Price is $10.00/person and all proceeds go to the Ontario Farmland Trust

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Christmas Hymn Yoga
Dec
20
8:00 AM08:00

Christmas Hymn Yoga

Be sure to set your alarm clocks early on December 20. You will be serenaded by musicians singing hymns and Christmas carols as you practice (last month's Hymn Yoga was a huge success!). The holidays can be hectic, so treat yourself and start your day off right with a relaxing Live Music Restorative class taught by KIND Yoga By Heart's very own Marg Drudge! 
See you bright and early!
P.S. Keep your fingers crossed that there will be snow so you'll have the spectacular view of the farmers field tucked in with a snowy white blanket!

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Christmas Party
Dec
17
7:00 PM19:00

Christmas Party

Entrance is free with 3 canned goods!

We love Christmas, and the warm fuzzy feeling it can give to one and all. So, we have decided to celebrate in style this month! You don't want to miss our Christmas party on December 17. It will be a great time to remember the potential of Christmas, outside of presents. Along with other fun festivitie, the KIND Yoga By Heart community will raise it's very first Christmas tree and light candles to send out our hopes for the world in the coming year. We can't wait to celebrate this beautiful community and to Christmas season with you!

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Food for Energy
Dec
10
7:00 PM19:00

Food for Energy

Come out for yoga followed by a talk hosted by Nutritionist Jamie Langlois. Learn how to use the right foods in the right combinations for abundant energy. Jamie will teach her top three tips to improve your energy levels today!

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