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Thursday, November 23, 2017

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...

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...

Out to The Universe and into The Prayer Jar

BY PRIYA ALI How many times have you “put something out into the Universe” to receive, only to be disappointed when your delivery never showed...

I “Gut” A Feeling

BY PRIYA ALI Have you ever caught yourself saying, “I just have a gut feeling”?  Gut feeling is a phrase most of us use to...

How Thoughtless of You

BY PRIYA ALI Meditation is a word that is commonly used or, shall I say commonly misused. It is often used to reference sitting cross...

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...

Community News

The Green Dupatta Gala 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN  The Green Dupatta Organization held their fourth annual gala and charity banquet on Nov 11th at the Shingar Banquet Hall in Brampton....

Veteran Emille Bryant Keynote Speaker at Black Veterans Dinner Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  The Black Veterans Affairs Council held their gala at the Toronto Plaza Hotel, fundraising to build a Black Veteran Memorial Garden in...

Guardian Angels – 17th Annual Caribbean Children Foundation Gala Supports Critically-Ill Children From The...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO  It is believed that guardian angels are assigned to protect us here on this Earth, to guide us and aide us through...

Guyanese Contestant Crowned Miss West Indian Canadian 2017

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  After an eventful and exciting evening of talent showcase, evening wear and question and answer segments at the Miss West Indian Canadian...

Annual Gala Continues to Highlight the Importance of Mental Health Awareness

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  Conversations and awareness surrounding mental health have always been an area frequently shunned in society. Due to existing stigmas caused by lack...