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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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...

5 Types of Yoga Endorsed By Hollywood’s Elite

Adopting the different training tenets of yoga can lead to multiple benefits that can make your body stronger and your mind sharper. This is...

YOGA: What is Mantra Yoga

By Geeta Maraj September 11th, 2013 Edition Mantram is the ancient word for Mantra. A mantra can vary from a single syllable or word to...

Prevent Heart and Lung Issues through Yogic Breathing

By Geeta Maraj September 24th 2014 Edition We are now accustomed to hearing the word 'yoga' mentioned on a daily basis. In fact, yoga has...

YOGA: Pranayama and Headaches

By Geeta Maraj July 3rd 2013 Edition Headaches can be diminished through breathing techniques known in yoga as ‘pranayama’. This is a Sanskrit word consisting of...

YOGA: Prevent Heart and Lung Issues through Yogic Breathing

By Geeta Maraj December 4th, 2013 Edition We are now accustomed to hearing the word 'yoga' mentioned on a daily basis. In fact, yoga has...

YOGA: Benefits of Yoga for Stroke Rehabilitation

By Geeta Maraj July 31st, 2013 Edition While yoga has become a general term used to describe a form of exercise geared to those with greater...

The Importance of Silence

By Geeta Maraj August 13th Edition Silence exerts a power of its own, where introspection, reflection, and tranquility of the mind lends greater ground for peace...

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...

YOGA: Learning to relax through Yoga

By Geeta Maraj August 14th, 2013 Edition We are very aware of the importance of relaxation to the body. “Relax” is now a part of our...

Community News

QCAAT hosts annual Father’s Day brunch fundraiser

BY: LEANNE BENN Father’s Day is coming up and many of us would like to appreciate the father and father figures we have in our...

Caribbean women empower & inspire each other to live life their way

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Smart, beautiful, strong, and powerful are only some of the attributes used to describe the women filled the room on Saturday, May...

Congress of Black Women of Canada Mississauga and Area Chapter celebrated black excellence in...

BY: ASHELLY SMITH On Sunday, June 10, 2018, Congress of Black Women of Canada Mississauga and Area Chapter awarded nine scholarships in the amount of...

Tis The Season 2018

BY: KATHY McDONALD It’s mind-boggling when you think that we are in the genesis of another graduation season. The provincial elections have come and gone...

Breaking Records

BY: JELANI GRANT With a record number of black candidates running for this year’s Ontario election, the Jamaican Canadian Association invited each of these candidates...