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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Yoga & Aromatherapy

BY EMILIE CLOSS One thing that always goes well with yoga is essential oils. Lavender, peppermint and eucalyptus. It awakens the senses and can promote...

“Siddung an’ Seckle Yuhself”

BY: TRISHA CURLING “Siddung an’ Seckle Yuhself” As a child, I was often told some variation of this, especially from my Jamaican grandmother. I knew...

Why Private Yoga?

BY: TRISHA CURLING  Finding the right yoga class and/or teacher has the potential to be a bit challenging.  There are so many different types of...

Taking Your Small or Large Issues to a Medium

BY PRIYA ALI The most exposure many of us have had with a medium is through the movies.  Whoopie Goldberg channeling Demi Moore through for...

Health Found in the Hands

BY MELISSA GOODMAN A general yoga class teaches stretching and strengthening postures (asana), pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation or relaxation techniques. Often the deeper understanding...

Yoga Is Not for Me

BY TRISHA CURLING I have heard a lot of people say things like, “I’m not flexible enough for yoga”, “It’s too slow”, and/or “It’s just...

It’s All in Your Head

BY: TRISHA CURLING  Where does our yoga practice really start?  Is it finding the right teacher? style? studio?  There are arguably many aspects we can...

YOGA: Prevention of Pneumonia in the Elderly through Yoga

By Geeta Maraj August 14th, 2013 Edition As we age our muscles tend to become weaker. This is especially the case when we are lacking a...

YOGA: Pranayama and Headaches

By Geeta Maraj January 15th, 2014 Edition Headaches can be diminished through breathing techniques known in yoga as ‘pranayama’. This is a Sanskrit word consisting of...

Balancing Act

BY: TRISHA CURLING  I’m not talking about balancing on one leg in a given yoga pose, well maybe I am.  I can’t express how many...

Community News

A Helping Hand to Childhood Education in Jamaica

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON In Jamaica, a central and popular belief is that “education is the key to success” and it all starts at the elementary...

Caribbean Tales International Film Festival 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN This year, the Caribbean Tales International Film Festival celebrated twelve years through the act of diversity and legacy in the city of...

Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra Brings Home The Gold!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Steelpan or Steel drums are a musical instrument originating from the Island of Trinidad and Tobago. It is made from large 55-gallon...

A-Supreme Foundation Prepares To Host Gala In Support Of Seniors

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON A-Supreme Foundation, a charitable organization aimed at providing care and support to vulnerable and low-income seniors unable to afford adequate home care,...

Jamaican Diaspora Presents New Crime Prevention Strategies At Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  On the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories website, it is recommended that travellers exercise a high degree of caution when travelling to...