Remembering that you are going to die is the best way to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heartSteve Jobs
For the past fifteen years - the Yoga Passage community has come together to share in a sweaty practice to bring in the year - as well as raise money for a worthy cause
at promptly 1:08 PM - we begin a practice moving through - you guessed it - 108 sun salutations [Surya Namaskar A] the instructors at Yoga Passage will collectively move you through the practice to tunes by a live DJ.
Post savasana - we'll gather for a mindful market with local vendors that create & craft clothing, food, jewlery and so much more [can you say "last minute christmas shopping?"
In addition to the market, there will be live music, a photobooth, snacks, drinks, silent auction, & give aways. Plus - the opportunity to mingle and mix with your fellow yogis.
Sponsorship forms are available in studio!
This year - proceeds will go to support those affected by Hurricane Irma
"The record-breaking numbers behind Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Irma is wreaking havoc in Florida after devastating islands throughout the Caribbean. As the storm tears across the continent it is being tracked by meteorologists, who have described it as one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded"
Join us! Space is limited so please do register in advance!
1:08 PM - 5:00 PM
2017 has been a year of intense growth & letting go. Come with us to set our eyes on the new year with inspiration & resolve.
6 - 8 PM
a sweaty & playful vinyasa practice tag teamed by Kristin & Ariffa all to the sweet beats of DJ Doctor John
8:30 PM - Onwards
Mosey on for appetizers across the street at Last Best Brewing Company - mingle & munch with your yogi pals before taking on the rest of the NYEvening
*Include class & eats at Last Best Brewing Company*
Yoga - 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Last Best Brewing - 8:00 PM Onwards
Yin Yoga and Singing Bowls.
Join us to experience the healing benefits of a 90 Yin Yoga practice combined with Sound Vibration achieved from the humming of the Crystal Tones Singing Bowls.
Alan Mileham, E-RYT 500 and Master Yin Yoga Trainer will guide you through a 90 minute practice designed to intense the flow of energy through your main energy channels. During the practice Gareth Phillips of Crystal Vibes, will be using 8 Alchemy Crystal Singing Bowls. The Crystal Bowls are tuned to the Chakras and the musical scale C, D, E, F, G, B, A. They access specific energetic and physical areas when played in combination or on their own,
If you are interested in learning more about the healing aspects of singing bowels feel free to view Gareth's website at www.crystalvibes.net.
*Due to the nature of this class, Alan will provide minimal instruction, allowing participants the opportunity to experience the healing vibrational effects of the Singing Bowls.
1:30 - 3:00 PM
The intro to yoga workshop is a class for the absolute beginner. We provide a safe and non-intimidating atmosphere for you to learn the basics of yoga, providing you with a foundation to carry into regular drop in classes.
$20 + GST DROP IN
*No class February 19th *
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
An introduction into the art and science of meditation.
Are you Interested in cultivating a meditation practice? Come and explore a variety of practical meditation techniques that will support you in calming the body and mind, cultivating greater focus, and exploring meditative states. You will learn numerous postural options for your sitting and basic principles and philosophy that support the practices. Practiced regularly, these techniques can promote relaxation, openness, clarity, concentration, and peace of mind.
No experience required.
Bring your openness for turning inwards and exploring.
*Note: This is a 5 week cumulative registered class. No Drop - ins.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
We enter the new year with the best of intentions and promise ourselves to make changes, but
sometimes we lack in following through. How do we maintain positive lifestyle changes? Where
do we even start?
Re-Mapping Resolutions is a action-oriented workshop that will inspire, educate and motivate
you to tackle not only your resolutions, but also your lifestyle and career goals. You will learn
awareness techniques to help achieve your goals, provide a better sense of direction, and
implement more ACTION into your life.
Besides learning about your action plan, you'll also learn from kinesiologist and motivational
speaker, Eric Jozsa, and find out exactly what you need to make the right choices for YOU.
We're going to talk about visual approaches to planning your future, discover why some of us
struggle with resolutions and setting goals, and plenty more...
Why else should you attend?
-This is THE perfect gift to yourself, or you and a partner, to start 2018with a bang!
-Understand why S.M.A.R.T. goals aren't so 'intelligent' without three key factors: Awareness,
Accountability & Action
-Set realistic physical, emotional, social, occupational, and mental wellness goals to improve
quality of life
-Learn tips on how to make your very own vision board
-Don’t just 'set them and forget them' - implement an action plan for consistency and
-Use visual journals to inspire, motivate and provide clarity in your daily life
-Discover what shapes our dreams and goals
-Find out how to be more 'present' with awareness techniques
-Q & A with a motivational speaker!
-Stimulate your mind with Learning Activities and Brain Games!
-Event notes & handouts to take home
4 - 6 PM
The Dragon Dance represents the blending of Daoist and Indian Flow Yoga. It is great for people who want a vigorous workout and who also want to experience this thing called Energy.
During the three hour TT, Alan will take you through the following:
- Intention of the Dragon Dance
- History of the Dragon Dance
- Beginning of the Dragon Dance
- Dragon Dance Yang Sequence
- Dragon Dance Yin Sequence
- Golden Seed
- Cloud Salutations
- Teaching Tips
Each person will be provided with a detailed manual that outlines the various components of the Dragon Dance Class. This Teacher Training qualifies for three Contact Hours with Yoga Alliance (USA).
Alan first learned the Dragon Dance from his Yin Yoga Teacher, Bernie Clark. In November 2016, he had the opportunity to attend Bernie Clark's first and only Dragon Dance Teacher Training in Vancouver. This three hour DD TT is intended to share the information Alan gained from that TT.
3 - 6 PM
Turn inwards with the breath as your guide and healer… take a profound and transformative journey within your Self.
Unwind, release, and melt within the living vibrational matrix of crystal chimes, bowls, and harmonic language.
Relax into community, fully self-empowered… nourish yourself and molt that which no longer serves.
Open and clear the pathways to health and wellbeing on all levels.
Explore the energetic continuum of your body, beliefs, emotions, and non-physical realms.
Detoxify, rejuvenate, energize, release, express, integrate, clarify, and heal.
Each breath is a key… curious what’s behind the door?
Journey Facilitated by:
Trevor Yelich www.numasomatics.com
Ocian Flo www.ociansound.com
+ Special Guests ** No previous experience required. **
Bring a yoga mat, shawl or blanket and a small cushion.
6 PM - 9 PM