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Thursday, February 22, 2018

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...

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...

Community News

Diversity Wins – TBFF ’18 Delivers Family Fun And Meaningful Discussion

BY: JELANI GRANT Based on the continuous flow of new talent highlighted each year of the Toronto Black Film Festival, the growth and development of...

Get in the Game – A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Ever had an out of body experience? That’s what it feels like to be surrounded by the digitally designed world of Virtual...

Canada Joins The Movement – Building Better Opportunities For Black Canadians With The  International...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO For generations, Canada has been known as the land of opportunity. Individuals have immigrated from all over the world to share their...

Get Away & Play! Sports Travel Experts Announce Caribbean Cup Tennis Series

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Sports and charity go hand in hand, a testament to the athletes that dedicate their hard work and efforts in more ways...

3rd Annual Looking Back into the Future Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  Channon Oyeniran held her 3rd Annual Looking Back Into The Future Conference over the past weekend. The conference, held at the Ajax...