Join us at McTavish Academy Of Art for your Yoga & Mindfulness practice. We offer a variety of Drop in Classes, Pre-Registered classes & Workshops – Yin, Beginner’s, Flow, Hatha, Mom & Babe – and more! Monthly & punch passes as well as drop in are available. View our schedule below then come visit our studio, your first drop in class is FREE!
Saturday, Jan 18th, 2020 Instructor: Adrian Brett
Join us for an All-Levels Yoga Class followed by Sidney Scones and Tea by the Fire. Artisan Scones made by Sidney Scones. $15 Registration – limited spaces available. One lucky attendee will win a full weekend pass to the Victoria Yoga Conference. All proceeds will be going to the Canadian Cancer Society to Help Fund Lifesaving Research and Treatments.
Session: Tuesdays, Jan 7th – Feb 25th (8 weeks)
Session: Thursdays, Jan 9th – Feb 27th (8 weeks) Time: 7:15 – 8:15pm Enjoy an invigorating Yoga practice for beginners. Come explore what Yoga is all about from physical postures, breathing techniques, meditation and Yoga philosophy. Share Yoga in a safe, gentle and approachable environment.
Please inquire for future dates
A time to relax and connect to mind, body and breath. We sing songs, play with toys and create friendships with other families. Enjoy a safe yoga practice guided by Certified Doula and Yoga Teacher Alyssa Jean Gardner.
Please inquire for future dates A time for mom and babe to relax and connect to mind, body and breath. We sing songs, play with toys, massage baby and create friendships with other families. Enjoy a safe yoga practice guided by Certified Doula and Yoga Teacher Alyssa Jean Gardner.
January 17th – March 6th (8 weeks) 7 – 8pm (Friday’s)
Drop ins Welcome
Have you heard about Mindfulness but not sure what it’s all about? Mindfulness is the fastest growing meditation practice in the world and is changing from a strictly spiritual practice to one that emphasizes wellness and living a more happy, stress-free life.
Sunday, May 3rd, 2020 9am – 4pm
An opportunity to practice mindfulness for a whole day without the distractions of daily living. Join us for this one-day retreat in which we will practice formal and informal mindfulness meditation techniques, including breathing, walking, yoga, Tai chi, tea ceremony and more. A chance to deepen your practice and meet other meditators. All abilities welcome.
Session: Wednesday’s, Jan 8th – Feb 26th
Session: Wednesday’s, March 11th – April 29th Time: 7pm – 8pm
Enjoy a safe pre-natal yoga practice. Mackenzie will gently guide you through yoga practices that support the physical changes and common aches during pregnancy. Create friendships with other moms in the community while learning simple yet profound methods to relax, de-stress and prepare you for labor and childbirth.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:30 – 11:00 am Instructor: Jeannie Stevens *Privately Registered
When we approach yoga from a place of mindfulness, we are able to connect with our own personal truth. This class will introduce the student to the basic philosophy of yoga and will include asana (yoga postures), basic pranayama (breathing), meditation or chanting and relaxation. Instruction will be given for both beginner and advanced students and all students are encouraged to work at an appropriate level.
You’ll find Jeannie’s classes in the Dance Studio.
Multiple Days and times Instructor: Chelsea Stanley *Privately Registered
Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Designed for all fitness levels.
Sunday’s – Jan 5th – Feb 23rd Time: 9:30 – 10:45am Drop ins Welcome!
Start your day with the lovely meditative form of exercise to start your day. You will leave feeling relaxed but energized. This is a Mindfulness practice integrating gentle active movements with breathing techniques and focus and visualization.