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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Have you been doing your “Yoga homework?”

BY: TRISHA CURLING  My final article for 2017 laid out a schedule as a guide for our yoga practice for 2018.  This is what I...

“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...

Yoga’s commitment

BY: TRISHA CURLING  If we are honest with ourselves anything we have accomplished or achieved in life has required consistency. We are lying to ourselves...

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...

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...

Bring Your Mat, Your Water and Your Attitude to Class?

BY: TRISHA CURLING Some of the first things that come to mind when thinking about what to bring to our yoga class are pretty easy....

Yoga Feet

BY: TRISHA CURLING Striving to create balance in the body between strength, stability, and flexibility helps us to maintain proper function and movement.  It is...

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 – Path to Awareness

BY MELISSA GOODMAN In our fast paced society we are constantly surrounded by distractions. Endless emails to respond to, cell phones always attached to our...

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...

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...