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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Exploring the Shoulders

BY MELISSA GOODMAN When you step onto your yoga mat you bring with you postural habits. These habits are wired into your body. Until you...

Tight Hamstring Safety

BY MELISSA GOODMAN You have probably heard that low back pain might be linked to tight hamstrings. So you decided to stretch your hamstrings more...

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...

The Eight Limbs of Yoga

BY MELISSA GOODMAN I hear it often, students expressing their desire to deepen their yoga practice. But what does this actually mean, what are they...

What is a Yoga Challenge?

BY MELISSA GOODMAN Yoga challenges have become very popular over the past few years and they continue to grow through the use of multimedia. Two...

Malas – More than Jewelry

BY MELISSA GOODMAN It’s not uncommon to see the reception area of yoga studios filled with different assortments, colors, sizes and lengths of malas. They...

The Sacred Sound of OM

BY MELISSA GOODMAN Most of us are familiar with the physical practice of yoga, but yoga reaches beyond the physical to help restore balance through...

What Style Are You?

BY MELISSA GOODMAN With many different styles of yoga it can sometimes be overwhelming when deciding on what class or style to take. The trick...

Yoga Teachers Helpful or Harmful

BY MELISSA GOODMAN We have all heard or read articles on how yoga can be dangerous. Articles that highlight the dangers of yoga often look...

How to Begin a Yoga Practice

BY EMILLIE CLOSS Beginning a yoga practice can be intimidating and it can be difficult to know where to start. There are so many varieties...

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...