Upcoming Courses & Workshops

Booked with Eric Desjardins Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
DoTERRA Essential Oils 101 (FREE workshop) with Nathalie Gagnon and Courtenay Dore RMT Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Courtenay Dore, RMT and Nathalie Gagnon for a FREE essential oils info session.
 
Learn where essential oils are from, safe application and uses, and how they can benefit your health and wellbeing.
 
This event is scheduled right before our Bliss Workshop: A fusion of yin yoga, massage and aromatherapy.
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Bliss: A fusion of yin yoga, massage and aromatherapy with Nathalie Gagnon and Courtenay Dore RMT Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sunday, September 30th 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
$45+hst
 
(Space is limited. Advance registration is required. Sorry this event is nonrefundable and nontransferable.)

 Join Courtenay Dore and Nathalie Gagnon for a blissful two-hour yin yoga practice with massage! You will be guided through a restorative yin practice while several RMTs float the room providing hands on assists and massage, thus enabling you to sink deeper into each pose, heightening your experience and increasing your state of relaxation and bliss.

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Yoga Teacher Training 200hr Module 4 with Alec Balfour Next held on Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Sep 11, 2018 - Thu Sep 27, 2018
Hand Stand Workshop with Alec Balfour Sat, Oct 13, 2018 at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Have handstands been on your bucket list? Do you want to learn the proper foundations to build your own handstand practice? Then this is the workshop for you.
 
Learn how to prepare your body to invert, strengthen your core so you can take flight, while preparing your mind to trust yourself and face your fears. 
 
Your investment is $40 + HST
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Yoga Philosophy and Chair Yoga with Michael Hutkins Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This workshop will take you through Eight Limps of Yoga at the beginning. Michael will answer questions and offer more insight into what Yoga really is. After that he will explain basics of chair yoga and specifics of teaching
to senior population.
 
 
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BLISS: Late Night Edition with Nathalie Gagnon and Courtenay Dore RMT Next held on Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
This enrollment runs from Fri Oct 19, 2018 - Sat Oct 20, 2018
Friday, October 19th 2018
7:30pm - 9:30pm
$45+hst 
(Space is limited. Advance registration is required. Sorry this event is nonrefundable and nontransferable.)
 
Kick off the weekend right with a 2 hour yin yoga practice with massage and aromatherapy. The practice will be guided by Nathalie Gagnon, while Courtenay Dore, RMT and several other RMT's float the room providing hands on assists and massage. A truly delectable way to start the weekend!
 
 
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Intro to Ashtanga Series with Joel Beauchamp Next held on Sat, Oct 20, 2018 at 11:00 am - 11:15 am
This enrollment runs from Sat Oct 20, 2018 - Sat Nov 24, 2018
Ashtanga is a challenging and athletic style of yoga which utilizes a fixed series of movements and postures that a practitioner gradually learns and refines over many years of practice. In this class students will be introduced to the fundamentals of the practice, with special attention paid to breathing, alignment and focus, along with helpful modifications to make the practice safe and accessible for all body types.
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The Magic of 8 . Numerology Workshop with Vikki MacKinnon Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm


The Magic of 8
Sunday October 21 2:30 – 4:30PM
Upward Dog Yoga Centre 251 Dalhousie St. Ottawa ON

What do Success, Prosperity, Faith, Trust, and Action
all have in common?

1. They all add up to a number 8 vibration.
2. They all represent essential elements of the energy of number 8.

Since ancient times 8 has been known as the number of material abundance and worldly success. Yet to reap the benefits of 8 it is necessary to maintain exquisite balance between the material world and the spiritual world. – “As Above, So Below”.

Are you ready to connect with, ACTIVATE and INTEGRATE the ENERGY of PROSPERITY into your life?

Join us at The Magic of 8 and you will:

1 Receive your Life Path and Personal Year reading

2 Learn how your Life Path and Personal Year affect your relationship with money and authentic power.

3 Discover essential elements that must be present for you to achieve prosperity.

As Above: Learn about spiritual laws and karmic requirements that will keep you
in the flow of abundance

So Below: Discover simple, (and fun!) practical strategies that you can implement right away, and that will connect you with the energy of prosperity.

This workshop fills quickly. Register today. 

Your investment $40 plus HST

 

Sorry, no refunds for this event

 

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Yoga For Beginners Series with Stuart Bell Next held on Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
This enrollment runs from Sun Oct 28, 2018 - Sun Dec 2, 2018
 
Looking for a place to start yoga? Not sure where to go and what to do? Nervous and intimidated? Try taking a 6 week Yoga For Beginners 101. Guided by Upward Dog Yoga Centre's own graduate and long time student Stuart Bell YT, RMT. The space will be inclusive and friendly. We won't let you fall through the cracks. We will teach you what yoga is, different terminology, the postures and answer your questions. Time will be taken to explain the different yoga styles and why yoga can be for anybody and ANY BODY. There will be some basic yoga philosophy, breath work and meditation as well.  
 
Please keep in mind the course is non-transferable and non-refundable
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Trauma Sensitive Yoga Workshop with Brendon Abram Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Two hour workshop will introduce you to developing a client’s capacity to self-regulate is an integral part of supporting their recovery from a trauma or stress related condition. Increasingly, mindful yoga is being recognized as an effective technique for learning how to regulate mood.
 
Your investment is $40 + HST
 
Sorry, no refunds for this workshop
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Meditation Teacher Training with Sadie Webster Next held on Sat, Nov 3, 2018 at 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This enrollment runs from Sat Nov 3, 2018 - Sun Nov 18, 2018
This 20-hour teacher training is designed to draw practitioners deeper into the benefits of meditation and to provide teachers with new tools for guiding students through meditative experiences.

We will discuss, practice and teach various types of meditation learning about their individual history and benefits. While many styles of meditation will be touched on throughout this 20-hour program our focus will be on Japa meditation - repetition of mantras with the use of a mala or meditaion beads; Nyasa meditation - the "installation" of a particular mantra or visualization on the body (this encompasses Yoga Nidra and many guided relaxation/ visualization techniques); and Zazen meditation - a mindfulness technique where the practitioner uses the breath to focus on the present moment.

Already teaching? Earn 20 CEU with Yoga Alliance

 

Your investment $360 plus HST

Early bird price $335 plus HST if paid in full before October 4th

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Yoga Teacher Training 200hr Module 1 with Alec Balfour Next held on Tue, Nov 6, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Thu Nov 22, 2018
You will study traditional and modern yoga techniques, anatomy and physiology to safely and effectively teach to various groups, learn the philosophy of yoga, and the business of yoga - what it takes to make a living doing what you love!

You investment for Module 1 is $580 plus HST
Learning materials are extra
Unlimited yoga from the moment you pay in full to the end of the module
November 6 to 22
Every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 9 PM

 

Cancellation policy

$150 deposit is not refundable. The rest amount will be returned to you if you cancel before the course begins. After April 10 there is no refund.

 

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