“Yoga is the teacher of yoga; yoga is to be understood through yoga. So live in yoga to realise yoga;
comprehend yoga through yoga; he who is free from distractions enjoys yoga through yoga.” ~ Sri Vyãsa

Upcoming Workshops

Nurturing Spirit in Asana

Nurturing Spirit in Asana
Sept. 19th to 21st, 2014 in Chester, NS

Join us for a challenging yet deeply restorative yoga weekend of asana and pranayama with Father Joe, renowned senior Iyengar yoga teacher from India.

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Banyan Pool

Anatomy & Yogasana Retreat
Jan. 11th to 18th, 2015 in Maui

This workshop will help you identify the cause and to correct common imbalance and to apply this knowledge in your MT practice or yoga classes.

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The View from My Mat

  • One Day Sat Citta Ananda

One Day Sat Citta Ananda

  • February 3rd, 2014

One day bliss will come. Fr. Joe would begin our 6:30 am yoga practice chanting this Sanskrit verse. Yes, bliss felt near for the eleven in our group. From January 18th to 25th we stayed at Kripa Goa in Anjuna. One of Fr. Joe’s main addiction recovery centres. My wish was to bring a yoga group to see just what Kripa is and does. Our immersion into the Kripa family was complete, culminating in a shared evening of revelry through song and dance, with Kripa residents. And five hours of daily yoga led by Fr. Joe. Many of […]


  • Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
    • Level One Yoga
      Starts: 5:30 pm
      Ends: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 - 7:00 pm
      Description: Open to beginners and those who have taken at least one term of yoga. We will continue with the foundation poses, refining and add a few new poses to the mix.
      Runs April 2nd to June 19th
      12 classes $156 or $17 drop in
    • Level Two Yoga
      Starts: 7:15 pm
      Ends: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 - 8:45 pm
      Description: For experienced students with at least two terms of beginner classes or with teacher permission. Introduction to headstand and more back bends.
      Runs from April 2nd to June 18th for 12 weeks
      $156 or $17 drop in
  • Sunday, April 27th, 2014
    • Intermediate/Advanced Yoga
      Starts: 10:00 am
      Ends: Sunday, April 27th, 2014 - 12:00 pm
      Description: Level 3/4 Iyengar method classes. Chanting, reciting of the Yoga Sutras, more demanding asana. Longer holding of inversions and deeper study. Must have teachers permission to attend.
      From April 6th to June 22nd. Eleven weeks, no class May 18th
      $165 or $19 drop in
  • Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
    • Gentle Yoga
      Starts: 9:30 am
      Ends: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 - 11:00 am
      Description: Gentle Yoga classes for all ages. Iyengar method yoga. New students welcome.
      Classes run for 12 weeks from April 1st to June 24th
      $156 or $17 drop in
    • Foundation/Beginners Yoga
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 - 7:30 pm
      Description: For complete beginners and those new to the Iyengar method.
      Runs from April 1st to June 24th
      12 weeks $156 or $17 drop in