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Thursday, April 26, 2018

YOGA: Yoga for arthritic hands

By Geeta Maraj July 17th, 2013 Edition It is commonly accepted today that yoga is a form of exercise which helps to keep the body healthy....

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...

Yoga Teaches Surrender

BY: TRISHA CURLING  “Life wants to surprise, delight, and grow us in ways far beyond our imagination.” (Adele, Deborah The Yamas & Niyamas pg. 166)....

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 & Aromatherapy

BY EMILIE CLOSS One thing that always goes well with yoga is essential oils. Lavender, peppermint and eucalyptus. It awakens the senses and can promote...

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...

Holistic Approach to Relaxing

By Geeta Maraj We are very aware of the importance of relaxation to the body. “Relax” is now a part of our daily lingo: we...

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...

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...

It’s All in Your Head

BY: TRISHA CURLING  Where does our yoga practice really start?  Is it finding the right teacher? style? studio?  There are arguably many aspects we can...

Community News

Tree of Hope. 16th annual We Believe Gala bringing awareness and hope for change

BY: JELANI GRANT  Throughout the night guests filled out their donation cards and had a ribbon signed with their name displayed on stage. The ribbons...

‘Take d Milk, Nah?’ Shines light on the question of identity

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Who am I? How can I prove to the world who I am? Why do I have to prove my identity to...

Get ready to be FLOOR’D

BY: DELLIA RISMAY Raw energy. Blissful. Unique. These are just some of the words Natasha Powell, the artistic director and choreographer behind FLOOR’D uses to...

Head Girl play tackles difficult issues through comedy

BY: JELANI GRANT Presented by Real Queens Productions, Jamaican playwright Paul O. Beale debuted, The Head Girl, at the Jamaican Canadian Association. Robert Gordon, Kameka...

CACD Rewarded for volunteer excellence at awards ceremony

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN  In recognition of those using their spare time to create betterment in the community, the Volunteering Service Awards were created. The awards...