EASE

 



PAST WORKSHOPS 



EASE is a series of workshops involving yoga, massage, movement, breathwork + meditation allowing our bodies to deeply rest + restore.
EASE is accessible physically + financially.


 


 

I created EASE because finding a gentle yoga practice helped me a lot + I wanted to share this practice with others. Gentle yoga classes provided me with a newfound feeling of rest. There is something so peaceful about taking a slow breath in a room full of others doing the same thing.
 

I wanted everyone to feel welcome, there had been so many times I wanted to attend classes + workshops but didn't. Whether it was that I couldn't afford it financially, an injury allowing me to do only half the poses, or being so new to the practice + feeling like I'd be lost.

So, EASE was born. EASE is about making yoga + body based practices accessible financially and physically.

 

EASE started as a series of workshops hosted in a friend's sweet little studio in Toronto. I was able to make the workshop on a Pay What You Can system, a system of generosity + community.
 

I took all the trainings I could to learn more about the human body, it's variations + how to adapt a practice to each individual. I give plenty of options for each pose. Everyone is welcome here no matter what variation of the pose you take, or if you do the pose at all. All bodies, all abilities are welcome.
 

I incorporate some optional gentle adjustments + massage, because touch can be so calming + healing. I also offer essential oils in class. I made some playlists for us with sweet tunes + have been lucky enough to have special guests like certified aromatherapists, reiki healers + other yoga teachers.
 

EASE has moved online along with us during COVID times, between online zoom workshops + the series of audio practices on this site.

I'm so grateful to be able to share this practice with you. I hope you enjoy!

 

*Making zoom workshops accessible can be a little tricky given not being able to see you, so I am always around to chat, or video call before class to discuss extra options. If you want to participate in any EASE workshop but have concerns, contact me. We will make something work, or I will provide you with a private pwyc zoom workshop to suit your needs. 


 

THE GIST OF IT:

THE LONG VERSION:

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With summer going full swing, I thought it might be nice to slow down for a little bit together

EASE: at home⁣
A time to rest, relax + restore.⁣
7-8:45pm wednesday august 12

 on ZOOM



Releasing tension in the body through gentle movement with breath, longer held restorative poses, self massage + a guided relaxation. ⁣✨⁣

Come as you are, no experience necessary. ⁣
Just dress comfy, bring some pillows from your bed + some blankets. If you don’t have a yoga mat that’s ok, you can lay on your bed or a folded blanket to make the floor a little more cushy. ☁️⁣

This is a longer class, though the most common feedback I get after class is “that flew by!”, if you only want to do ten minutes or half the class, that’s cool too. Just hop on. ⁣

As always, this workshop is PAY WHAT YOU CAN, if you want a class but can’t swing it financially right now, I don’t care! Just join in.

⁣For more info on PAY WHAT YOU CAN, click here.

To sign up just send me a message here with your email address + I’ll send you the zoom link Wednesday afternoon.

*feel free to contact with me with any questions/concerns prior to class, we will work together to make this practice accessible to you + fit your needs.

EASE: at home

ON ZOOM 7-8:45PM WEDNESDAY MAY 6
A time to rest, relax + restore.⁣ ⁣
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A little more gentle movement with breath than usual followed by longer held supportive poses + a guided relaxation. ⁣⁣Adding in lots of options for self massage.
Come as you are, no experience necessary.⁣⁣
Class runs from 7-8:45pm this Wednesday, perfect way to unwind into bedtime. If you only want to do ten minutes that’s ok too. Just hop on. ⁣⁣
Dress comfy + cozy, bring two or three pillows from your bed + a blanket. If you don’t have a mat no worries, for this practice you don’t need one, you can just put a few blankets on the floor for some extra cushion.⁣☁️⁣

 

EASE: an evening

A lot of time we leave this kind of class feeling snoozey, floaty, and a little “yoga stoned”. It’s so nice to just go home and to bed after a practice like this, that’s why I decided to host an evening class.⁣
We slowly wind down through movement, releasing tension in the body, then we start to work with breath, longer held gentle poses, and a guided meditation to let go of stress internally. I often use essential oils and some gentle massage to help deepen this practice.⁣

This is a PAY WHAT YOU WISH event, $20-40 suggested but truly no minimum.⁣

6-8 PM SUNDAY MARCH 1ST
@ SAMA STUDIO ON SORAUREN in RONCESVALLES

EASE: aroma + reiki

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So happy to share with you I will be hosting another round of EASE. This time Kirsten Wood will be joining us to offer aromatherapy & reiki.
In this two hour workshop we will start with a juicy yin yoga practice to help release & unwind tension in the body, Kirsten will be diffusing & applying different essential oils as we practice. Then we will move into yoga nidra, a guided meditation, sometimes called the practice of yogic sleep. Deeply relaxing and restorative,  sort of floating between that place of awake & asleep. Kirsten will move around the room practicing reiki, a gentle hands on healing technique.
This is a pay what you choose workshop, the suggest rate is $20-40, but truly no minimum. 
We will be practicing in the beautiful Sama Studio on Sorauren in Roncesvalles.

 

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EASE: 2 classes

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I’m so excited be hosting EASE:  SATURDAY NOV 23 at sama studio.

I’m hosting this because this practice has helped me a lot and think it’s my responsibility to share this with others. This time I have two 90 minute classes with me and Allie Golabek. 

SOFTEN @1:30 pm
This class is a SLOWFLOW with YIN and ESSENTIAL OILS

 

RELEASE @ 3:30 pm

This class is a RESTORATIVE with YOGA NIDRA and gentle hands on adjustments

This is PAY WHAT YOU WISH event, $20-30 as a suggestion, but truly, no minimum.

I’ve got limited spots available, send me a message to save yours.



Please feel free to contact me with any questions, or concerns prior to class. We will make this practice accessible to you and fit YOUR needs.