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Family Yoga

4 week after school program begins October 16

Class Details:

  • Date: Begins Monday October 16
  • Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Investment: $60+HST for 4 weeks, $20 drop in
  • Price includes up to 4 family members
  • Pre-registration recommended

Yoga 101

This is the last beginners yoga series for 2017. 4 sessions, includes 1 month of unlimited yoga.Class Details:

  • Date: Begins Saturday October 28
  • Time: 11:30am – 12:45pm
  • Investment: $75+HST. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited.




Yoga 102

Yoga 102-2 (1)

Continue to take your practice further in a small group setting. Build on your foundation with knowledge on new asana, pranayama (breathing practices), meditation & philosophy. Yoga 101 is an asset but not a requirement in this series.

Class Details:

  • Date: Begins Saturday October 28
  • Time: 1:00am – 2:15pm
  • Investment: $75+HST. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited.




Devotional Yin Workshop

A bhakti practice preceded by yin yoga to open the body & let love in. It is important that we remember we are not alone in this Life; it is equally important to honour our Gurus in this life & in lives past. This evening will be devoted to those who have shown us the Light. Students are encouraged to bring a photograph of their Guru.

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Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday October 29
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Investment: $35+HST. Pre-registration required. $40+HST day of event.




Senior Chair Yoga

This is a 4 week session being taught by Stacey Eason-Bondy

Class Details:

  • Date: Begins Wednesday September 13, 20, 27 & October 4
  • Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Investment: $48+HST
  • Drop Ins Welcome

Weekly Meditation with Gayle

Have a meditation practice or would like to? Come to BLY for a group meditation sitting and develop the skills to establish your own regular practice. Learn about styles of meditation, working with the body and mind, and guided practice.

Class Details:

  • Date: Thursday September 21 – October 26
  • Time: 11:00am – 11:30am
  • Investment: $60+HST for 6 weeks, $12+HST drop in




Let Light In

Begin your holiday in gratitude with practices in bhakti mantra chanting & heart-opening asanas.

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Yin/Restorative Yoga Workshop

As we move into the autumn season, join Jaylyn for a soothing yin/restorative yoga workshop. This practice will provide you with an opportunity to relinquish unhealthy obsessions with controlling our lives & awaken you to the subtle, intuitive energies of body, mind & spirit. Guided by the spiritual insights found in the world renown novel The Celestine Prophecy, the class will move through both deep, releasing yin postures and healing restorative postures.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday September 24
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Investment: $35+HST pre-registered, $40+HST day of workshop
  • Space is limited.

Yoga 101

The quintessential beginners yoga series returns to Blossoming Lotus Yoga. 4 sessions, includes 1 month of unlimited yoga. 2 sessions to choose from.

Class Details:

  • Date: Begins Saturdays September 9 or Mondays September 11
  • Time: Saturdays 11:30am – 12:45pm
  • Time: Mondays 11:00am – 12:15pm
  • Investment: $75+HST. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited.

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Weekly Meditation with Gayle

Have a meditation practice or would like to? Come to BLY for a group meditation sitting and develop the skills to establish your own regular practice. Learn about styles of meditation, working with the body and mind, and guided practice.

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Senior Chair Yoga

This is a 4 week session being taught by Stacey Eason-Bondy

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Yin Yang Workshop

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Kirtan with Nancy Drew and Friends

Please join us for some bhakti yoga. Open your heart chakra with this ancient form of devotional singing. It’s an uplifting musical evening! no experience or musical ability required:just bring an open heart.

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Senior Chair Yoga

This is a 4 week session being taught by Stacey Eason-Bondy

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The Kosha’s of Yin Yoga

The physical aspects of any Yoga practice are merely gateways
to deeper levels of being. Using Mantra, Affirmation, Breath
and Mudra we can unlock that human potential.

The word Kosha means “sheath”, or a covering of the Atman or Self, according to Vedantic philosophy. The five Koshas in yoga are like the layers of an onion. In Yin yoga we can peel away layers of old pain, fear, doubt and learned perspectives. In turn we become fearless and open to our own unique power & human potential. From here we can create a new inner experience wiith a dialogue of support and connection.

Take your Yin Yoga practice to the next level!

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Bhakti Infused Yoga

A perfect balance to an active yoga practice. Meet your Self on the mat for an intellectually stimulating & emotionally releasing workshop. We’ll begin with a deep yin practice focused on the hips & finish with a few moments of mantra chanting for a wholesome experience in release & devotion. Students will be encouraged to offer their practice in Love & Service.

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Yin Yoga Certification & Teacher Training

With over 10,000 yoga classes in her career, Lynne’s passion for Yin Yoga is contagious! Come and feel the power of Yin; Physically, Emotionally & Spiritually. Learn to teach and/or deepen your practice in this 20 hour WEEKEND IMMERSION and workshop! Get connected with your intuitive nature. Leave this training completely prepared to TEACH YIN!.

Class Details:

  • Date: May 5 – 7, 2017
  • Investment: Reg $495/ Early Bird $395($100 Deposit Required)
  • Leave Deposit/Pay: www.yogawithlynne.com
  • Included with this purchase is the March 26 Yin Yoga Workshop!
  • Questions? Contact Lynne 248-520-1011 or yinwithlynne@gmail.com
  • Reserve Early – Space is limited to 10 students
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  • Schedule
  • Friday: 5:30pm-9pm
  • Saturday: 1pm-9pm
  • Sunday: 1pm-6pm

Release – Yin Restorative Yoga Class

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Access Bars® Intro

Are you looking to clear out what is holding you back? It is time to step into your power and be the amazing you the world has been waiting for. Benefits include relaxation, clarity, happiness, helping with depression, improves relationships, weight loss, sex and money. Access Bars® also reduces stress, anxiety and much more!!!

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Thailand Adventure Open House

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Family Yoga

4 week after school program begins Monday March 20

Class Details:

  • Date: Begins Monday March 20
  • Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Investment: $50+HST for 4 weeks, $20 drop in
  • Price includes up to 4 family members




Yin Yang Yoga Workshop

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Yoga 101

The quintessential beginners yoga series returns to Blossoming Lotus Yoga. 4 sessions, includes 1 month of unlimited yoga.

Class Details:

  • Date: Begins Saturday March 25
  • Time: 11:30am – 12:45pm
  • Investment: $75+HST. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited.




Yin Yoga Workshop

Join us for this relaxing 2 hour Yin Yoga practice. Learn more about the history & healing potential of Yin. Study with Detroit’s leading Yin Yoga Teacher, Lynne Baum, ERYT.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday March 26, 2017
  • Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Investment: $30
  • Reserve Early – Space is limited to 20 students
  • This workshop is included in the purchase price of the May 5-7 Yin Teacher Training!




Simply Wonderful. A Musicians Journey

Prepare to be inspired as Chris Gurniak shares the story behind her recently released CD Simple Wonders.Chris will open up about her fear of singing, giving up on music and how a wrong turn landed her in a flute makers driveway. Then “Close Your Eyes” as you go from “Here” to “Souli Woods” on a wave of pure, gentle sounds.

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Teaching Inversions. Continuing Education for Yoga Teachers

Join Mary Farrell for an exploration of being upside down. We’ll breakdown Sirsasana (headstand) Pinchamayurasana (forearm balance) Adho Muhka Vrkshasana (hand stand) and Salamba Sarvangasana (shoulder stand). This workshop will be taught from the perspective of a yoga teacher, but anyone looking to refine or enhance their inversion practice will benefit.

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Sound, Space & Breath

Sometimes all we need is a place to breathe, a space to rest, and permission to heal. This is exactly what this kundalini yoga class and gong immersion offers you, led by
Michigan’s Valerie Weir and Dale Prentiss and their five planet Prentiss and their five planet gongs. For every level of yogis and non-yogis!

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The Art of Skillful Assists. Continuing Education Workshop for Yoga Teachers

Learn safe and effective techniques to enhance your teaching and to better serve your students’ practice.

Class Details:

  • Date: Friday February 17
  • Time: 5:30pm – 9:00pm
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  • Date: Saturday February 18
  • Time: 12:00pm – 7:00pm
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  • Date: Sunday February 19
  • Time: 12:00pm – 7:00pm
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  • Investment: $225 early bird by February 1, 2017 $275 afterwards




Thai Yoga Massage Workshop

Learn Thai yoga massage techniques that you can practice with your partner/friend
Treat your senses to what is often described as having someone “do yoga to you”
Great for Valentines Day or even a relaxing afternoon out with a friend.

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Yoga 101

The quintessential beginners yoga series returns to Blossoming Lotus Yoga. 4 sessions, includes 1 month of unlimited yoga.

Class Details:

  • Date: Begins Saturday January 7
  • Time: 11:30am – 12:45pm and 1:00pm – 2:15pm
  • Investment: $75+HST. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited.

 
11:30am session sold out





Samsāra: Get Off The Wheel

In the philosophy of yoga, Samsārais the idea that we are trapped in a continuous cycle of birth, life, death, rebirth, life, death, etc. for innumerable life times. How do we interrupt this cycle, or “get off the wheel?” Let’s explore together!

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Harmonium Basics

This class is for those who always wanted to try playing harmonium but never had the opportunity or for those who need to know harmonium basics including caring for a harmonium and playing some simple notes. You’ll get hands on opportunity to play a harmonium. No experience necessary. You do not need to bring a harmonium, but if you have one, please do bring it! Wear clothing that you are comfortable in to sit on the floor.

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Yoga and Ayurveda Detox Day, a workshop with Kimberly Beaudoin

Learn about the transformational power of Yoga’s sister science, Ayurveda, in a workshop designed to
give you specific tools to step into the new year with clarity, intention, and the skills to live a joyful life.
This workshop will include a blend of the best of Ayurveda and Yoga, starting with an Ayurvedic session
geared to help you understand the blueprints of you and how you can detox from habits and patterns that
are placing limits in your life. Next we will move into a yoga practice to detoxify and re-set the body,
breath and mind, stepping into the new year in a positive and purified state. Chai tea and Ayurvedic
snacks will be provided!

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Practice & Purification Retreat

Immerse yourself in the purifying practices of yoga. Join Mary Farrell and Renee Trepanier for an exclusive residential retreat right here in Essex County. We’ll immerse ourselves in asana, meditation, kriyas, nutritional whole foods, all under the umbrella of the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita.

Class Details:

  • Date: Monday January 2, 10am – 8pm
  • Where: Cedarview House, 566 Old Tecumseh Road, St.Clair Beach
  • Investment: $129 plus tax
  • 519-915-4023 or info.blossominglotusyoga@gmail.com

Holiday Make n Take Workshop

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Love, Devotion & Surrender. The Path of Bhaki Yoga

Durga Devi & Shiva Das will take you on a journey to discover the love and devotion within you already, waiting to be freed. You will learn the power of mantra and ritual to establish this love relationship with the Divine. They will share personal stories of their journey and share teaching from direct experience they have had with powerful Bhakti Yogis including Krishna Das, Bhagavan Das & Sharda Devi, His Holiness Radhanath Swami, Mark Whitwell, Russill Paul and others.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday November 27, 2016
  • Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Investment: $35 pre-registered, $45 at the door




Samyana Group Healing Workshop

Andrew is an athlete, author, spiritual healer& creator of Voyage to Betterment & Samyana. His worked has been featured on TV, radio, film, online, colleges, churches, wellness& yoga studios. He also found he could get an answer to any question in life sitting on a rock in Sedona so he does a lot of that too.

 

Andrew will be offering 30 minute healing sessions following the workshop. There are only 5 spots available. This session will be $100 payable directly to Andrew. If you’re interested in a spot please contact Andrew or myself to reserve one.

 

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Yoga Nidra

“Yoga Nidra” or “Sleep yoga” is a yogic technique which allows deep relaxation of the body through complete relaxation of the mind. This is a 4 week program that begins Monday October 3.

Class Details:

  • Date: Starts Monday October 3, 2016
  • Time: 8:30pm – 9:15pm
  • Investment: $40, drop in $12/class




Mystical, Magical Yoga with Laura Cordon

Join Laura Cordon on the eve of the full moon for a Halloween-themed yoga class.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday October 16, 2016
  • Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Investment: $25 pre-registered, $30 at the door




The Yogi’s Path

Do you consider yourself a yogi? What does that mean exactly? Join us for an in depth look at the practices, philosophies and ethics of a modern day yogi.
This program is perfect for the serious students who wishes to deepen their practice. We will explore yamas, niyamas, asana, pranayama, kriyas, mantra, nada yoga, meditation, yogic diet, ethics, philosophy and morality.

Class Details:

  • Schedule: Friday October 14, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Sunday October 16, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Friday October 21, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Sunday October 23, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Friday October 28, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Investment: $349 if registered before October 1, 2016, $399 after.
    Register in studio or online.




Yin-Yang Yoga

Join us on Thanksgiving Day for a special 90 minute class. Start with long deep yin stretches and end with warming yang practice.

Class Details:

  • Date: Monday October 10, 2016
  • Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
  • Investment: $20 pre-registered, $25 at the door




Restorative Yoga Workshop

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday October 2, 2016
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Investment: $25 Pre-registered, $30 Door
  • For more info or to register call 519-915-4023

Yoga 101

The quintessential beginners yoga series returns to Blossoming Lotus Yoga. 4 sessions, includes 1 month of unlimited yoga.

Class Details:

  • Date: Begins Saturday September 24
  • Time: 11:30am – 12:45pm
  • Investment: $75+HST. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited.




Mindfulness Trainings with Stephanie John

Mindfulness Trainings with Stephanie John. 8 week session begins Monday September 26.

Class Details:

  • What: Level 1: Meditation and Life Strategies
  • Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Investment: $125+HST.
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  • What: Level 2: Self Healing and Guided Visualizations
  • Time: 12:15pm – 1:15pm
  • Investment: $125+HST.

Meditation Training



Anusara® Yoga Workshop with Christophe Cappon

The Anusara® Yoga Workshop invites students from all levels to step up their practice through clear alignment principles delivered in a fresh, fun way. Challenge your limitations as Christophe breaks down postures to make advanced asanas accessible to everyone. Expect strong work, lots of fun and a yoga experience like no other!

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday September 17
  • Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm Anusara Foundations: A traditional 90 minute class which feature tips tricks and drills for clarifying fundamental postures and paving the way for the possibilities in your practice.
  • Investment: $25
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  • Date: Sunday September 18
  • Time: 11:00am – 1:30pm Handstands and Arm Balances: A balance of strength and lightness
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  • Date: Sunday September 18
  • Time: 3:30pm – 6:00pm Backbending: Lighten up, heart opening backbends
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  • Investment: $125 for entire weekend
  • $25 for Anusara Foundations Class
  • $100 for Sunday workshops
  • $65 for individual workshops
  • To register call 519-915-4023 or purchase online

Anusara Workshops



Karma Yoga Classes

Class Details:

  • Date: Every Friday night
  • Time: 5:30pm – 6:45pm
  • All levels welcome!
  • Suggested donation of $6, free for students with unlimited memberships

Workshop with Troy Turi and Jolene Bayda

Join this years Yoga 4 Hope Headliners, Troy Turi and Jolene Bayda for 2 wonderful workshops!

Class Details:

  • Welcome to Your Life with Troy Turi
  • Date: Sunday August 21, 2016
  • Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
  • Limited space in this yin restorative workshop. Pre-registration is recommended.
  • To register call 519-915-4023
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  • Unwind & Restore with Jolene Bayda
  • Date: Sunday August 21, 2016
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Limited space in this yin restorative workshop. Pre-registration is recommended.
  • To register call 519-915-4023

Weekend Workshop



Sweet Surrender with Jeffrey Cohen

Join Jeffrey, last years Yoga 4 Hope headliner, for an invigorating exploration into creative sequencing, adept hands-on assists, and sonic vibrations fused together with the loving kindness practice of surrender. Utilizing the summer heat, experience a practice that is beyond thought and physical or mental gymnastics and allows you to inhabit your body/mind in all it’s spectacular glory! Drop the “D” in drama and come experience more RAMA!

Class Details:

  • Date: Friday July 29, 2016
  • Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Investment: $30 pre-registered, $35 at the door
  • To register call 519-915-4023




Meditation Training Level 2: Self Healing & Guided Visualization

Learn how to visualize in this hands-on course
designed to heal the self with guided meditation.
Topics explored: the ego, projection, self-hypnosis
unconscious beliefs, sensing energy,
challenges in relationships, mirroring,
energy protection, and fear.

Class Details:

  • Date: Tuesdays June 14 – August 2, 2016 (8 weeks)
  • Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Investment: $125
  • To register call 519-915-4023




Meditation Training Level 1: Silent Practice

Meditation is a”one size fits all” practice. For centuries
meditation has been the key to achieving inner peace, clarity
of mind, and emotional stability, bringing more joy to life.
This course is for beginners or anyone seeking formal
training in silent practice. Three different forms of meditation
will be taught, with influences from internationally
recognized forms: Transcendental Meditation and Vipassana
meditation. This is a good starting place for everyone, at any
place or stage in their practice.

Class Details:

  • Date: Wednesdays June 15 – August 3, 2016 (8 weeks)
  • Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Investment: $125
  • To register call 519-915-4023




Restorative Yoga Workshop

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday June 5, 2016
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Investment: $25 Pre-registered, $30 Door
  • For more info or to register call 519-915-4023

Ascension Alchemy-Empowering the Higher Self

Come join us for this powerful interactive higher self meditation. Embrace the wisdom & light within your 33 Chakras to awaken and empower the divine guardian within.

Class Details:

  • Date: Friday June 3, 2016
  • Time: 7:15pm – 9:15pm
  • Investment: $30




An Evening of Live Music with Vishnu Blue

Vishnu Blue returns to serenade us during our yoga practice!
Join is for a Jivamukti Yoga Class accompanied by the beautiful live music of Vishnu Blue. Then Abby, Dave and Tom will lead us in the devotional practice of Kirtan! Everyone is welcome!

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday May 28, 2016
  • Time: Jivamukti Yoga 5:00pm – 6:30pm
  • Time: Kirtan 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Investment: $20 each, $35 for both
  • Pre-registered call 519-915-4023

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Imprint Love

A yoga class taught by visiting teacher Julie Kirkpatrick.
This class will take you on a journey to examine what goes into our minds and how it affects us. We will consciously practice imprinting LOVE in our minds in this class with a focus on backbends.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday May 15, 2016
  • Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Investment: $30 Pre-registered, $35 at the door, call 519-915-4023




Ascension Alchemy

Energy healing transmissions for the individual and collective that work to align you with your highest health true nature well-being purpose.

Class Details:

  • Date: Friday May 13, 2016
  • Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Investment: $30 Pre-registered, call 519-915-4023




Awaken Your Chakras

Tracey Rogers of White Feather Healing Arts returns to BLY for a guided meditation with Chakra singing bowls. Everyone is welcome. No previous experience is necessary.

Class Details:

  • Date: Friday May 6, 2016
  • Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Investment: $20 Pre-registered, $25 Door




Mother’s Day Yin/Yang Yoga

Treat yourself to a special Mother’s Day yoga workshop with Mary Farrell and Renee Trepanier. This class is appropriate for all levels and will incorporate a mix of both Yin yoga and Vinyasa flow with special focus on releasing physical tension and stress, while creating space for joy, bliss and some serenity.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday May 8, 2016
  • Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • All levels welcome!
  • Investment: $30 Pre-registered, $35 at the door, call 519-915-4023




Yoga Nidra Workshop

“Yoga Nidra” or “Sleep yoga” is a yogic technique which allows deep relaxation of the body through complete relaxation of the mind. This is achieved through guided instruction from a teacher. Come and experience this yogic practice.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday May 1, 2016
  • Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Investment: $25, call 519-915-4023

Meditation Training Level 1: Silent Practice

Meditation is a”one size fits all” practice. For centuries
meditation has been the key to achieving inner peace, clarity
of mind, and emotional stability, bringing more joy to life.
This course is for beginners or anyone seeking formal
training in silent practice. Three different forms of meditation
will be taught, with influences from internationally
recognized forms: Transcendental Meditation and Vipassana
meditation. This is a good starting place for everyone, at any
place or stage in their practice.

Class Details:

  • Date: Tuesdays April 19 – June 7, 2016 (8 weeks)
  • Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Investment: $96
  • To register call 519-915-4023




Sound, Movement and Silence

Join Renee Trepanier and Chris Gurniak in a sonic yoga experience! Let Renée
lead you through an all levels yoga class with lots of gentle yoga poses mixed in
while Chris challenges you to explore the effects of sound on your mind and
body. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover where sound can take you!

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday April 17, 2016
  • Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Investment: $30 in advance, $35 at door
  • To register call 519-915-4023




Yoga at the Wall

Join Mary for a workshop using her favourite prop. This workshop will be both challenging and restorative.

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Restorative Yoga Workshop

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday March 20, 2016
  • Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Investment: $25 Pre-registered, $30 Door
  • For more info or to register call 519-915-4023

Awaken Your Chakras

Tracey Rogers of White Feather Healing Arts joins us for a guided meditation with Chakra singing bowls. Everyone is welcome. No previous experience is necessary.

Class Details:

  • Date: Friday February 19, 2016
  • Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Investment: $20 Pre-registered, $25 Door




Yin/Restorative Yoga Workshop

Join Jessica Defoe and Renée Trepanier for a special Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga
combo workshop. We will create space and ease in the body with long held floor
postures that relax the muscles and target the deep connective tissues of the
hips. This will be followed by a relaxing restorative sequence that will softly unfold
the upper body with the support of props to ensure complete relaxation into the
postures. Come away feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and restored with your hips and
heart wide open. All levels welcome. Come prepared to chant. Limited space,
register by calling 519-915-4023.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday February 14, 2016
  • Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Investment: $30
  • All levels welcome
  • Space is limited. Register by calling 519-915-4023

Yoga 101

The quintessential beginners yoga series returns to Blossoming Lotus Yoga. 4 sessions, includes 1 month of unlimited yoga.

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday February 6, 13, 20 and 27
  • Time: 11:30am – 12:45pm
  • Investment: $75+HST. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited.

Sound, Space & Breath

Winter is a season when we begin to untangle from the past and move into the future. Allow these healing gongs to make that transition for you. The event, presented by Valerie Weir and Dale Prentiss & featuring five planetary gongs, begins with a kundalini yoga set and a guided meditation, to help transition you into a meditative slumber. All you have to do is simply lay down and experience them — it’s an awesome thing! The evening will combine yoga, meditation, and especially planetary gongs.

Bring a friend, a partner, and/or yourself. This workshop is also great for those who don’t normally do yoga! For total comfort, also bring a blanket and a pillow.

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday January 30, 2016
  • Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Investment: $25 Advance, $30 Door




Manifesting Workshop with Laura Cordon

Manifesting is the spiritual practice of co-creating your life. In this workshop you will learn how to ask for what you desire and how to open yourself up to receiving it. This workshop is open to anyone who is ready and willing to experience miracles in their daily life.

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday January 23, 2016
  • Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Investment: $25 Pre-registered, $30 Door




5 Year Anniversary Celebration

Come Celebrate 5 years of BLY with 2 special events! All proceeds from this event will benefit G5. A local grassroots organization working to bring a Syrian family to Windsor. Learn more here www.g5windsor.ca

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday January 16, 2016
  • Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm Jivamukti Yoga Class w/live music by Vishnu Blue
  • Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm Kirtan w/ Vishnu Blue
  • Investment: $20 each, $35 for both

Yoga 101

The quintessential beginners yoga series returns to Blossoming Lotus Yoga. 4 sessions, includes 1 month of unlimited yoga.

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturdays beginning January 9, 2016
  • Time: 1st Session: 11:30am – 12:45pm
  • Time: 2nd Session: 1:00pm – 2:15pm
  • Investment: $75+HST. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited.
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    Online enrollment for the 11:30 session has been removed to ensure it is not over sold. There still may be spots available. Inquire in studio.


Class Times



Restorative Yoga Workshop

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday January 10, 2016
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Investment: $25 Pre-registered, $30 Door
  • For more info or to register call 519-915-4023

Thai Yoga Massage Workshop

Discover the art of touch, the Thai way: Learn a sequence in the side position designed to introduce the principals of Thai Massage in a practical and efficient way.

Class Details:

  • Date: Part 1 Saturday Dec 19, 2015
  • Date: Part 2 Saturday Jan 2, 2016
  • Time: 1pm – 6pm
  • Investment: $85+HST for Part 1, $160+HST for both 1 & 2
  • Manual is provided

EVOLVE

You are invited to a special donation based holiday yoga class led by
Mary Farrell, Renée Trepanier, and accompanied by Jessica Defoe.

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday December 12, 2015
  • Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
  • Donation based yoga class, all levels are welcome
  • All proceeds will benefit Hiatus House

Vegan Holiday Potluck Party

Enjoy an opportunity to mingle and socialize with your BLY family and celebrate the holidays together.

Details:

  • Date: Saturday December 12, 2015
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Bring a Vegan dish, enough to serve 8-10 people
  • All are Welcome

Restorative Yoga Workshop

Journey into Stillness.

Experience profound peace and make space to heal.

This restorative yoga workshop moves you through a series of deeply nourishing and supportive poses, helping you to release stress from both body and mind. Appropriate for all levels.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday December 6, 2015
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Investment: $25/workshop in advance, $30 at the door
  • Pre-registration is required. 10 participants max.
  • For more info or to register call 519-915-4023

A Sound Living Workshop with Chris Gurniak

Letting Go of Holiday Stress

If stress has become one of your holiday traditions then it’s time to take a moment and think about what the holidays are and what they could be. Traditions have their place but if they are no longer working for you, you have the ability to change them. Does the thought of hosting a big family dinner fill you with dread? Are you tired of dashing through the mall trying to find the perfect gift? What would a relaxing Christmas even look like?
Let’s spend some time exploring what the holidays are doing to us. Then, through the use of affirmations, toning, tuning forks and Native American flute melodies we’ll change those Frosty vibrations into a stress free holiday…….yes, it’s possible!

Chris is a member of the Sound Healers Association and the Therapeutic Touch Network of
Ontario. She is also a Native American flute player.

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday November 21, 2015
  • Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
  • Investment: $20




Restorative Yoga With Renée Trepanier

This workshop moves you through a series of deeply nourishing and supportive poses, helping you release stress from both body and mind. Appropriate for all levels.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sundays September 27, October 18, and November 8
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Investment: $25/workshop in advance, $30 at the door
  • Space is limited, register early, it will sellout!
  • For more info or to register call 519-915-4023

Harmonium Basics with Nancy Drew

Learn to sing and play simple chants to incorporate into your classes and teaching. No musical knowledge required.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday November 15, 2015
  • Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Investment: $40 in advance, $45 at the door
  • Pre-registration is recommended




OM The Sound of Yin

Join Lynne Baum, ERYT, on this exploration of the mind-body connection. Using the ancient postures of Yin Yoga, we tap into the deepest corners of the body and mind, where stress and tension hideout and prevent us from reaching our true peace and harmony. When we untangle and release that which is not who we truly are, we set ourselves free to experience our true Buddha nature!

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday October 10, 2015
  • Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • $25 pre-registered, $30 at the door




Mamas Helping Mamas

Join Renée Trepanier as she leads a donation based prenatal yoga class to help support local moms and new families in need. The class will incorporate a series of gentle poses, breathing techniques, and meditation that will provide you with much needed relaxation while strengthening the muscles that support your baby during pregnancy, labour, and birth. Get ready to prespire, be inspired and support a great cause.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday October 11
  • Time: 10:30am – 11:45am
  • This donation based class will support local area moms and new families in need through the Windsor Youth Centre. Please bring cash, gift cards, diapers, wipes, and/or formula.
  • For more information please contact Renée at 519-915-6218 or e-mail madewithmetta@gmail.com

Functionatomy 101 and 102

This two-part series is a comprehensive introduction to yoga anatomy and injury prevention. This course is designed for yoga practitioners, teachers and anyone with a desire to learn more about the human body. We look at anatomy as it relates to your yoga practice, highlighting safe alignment principles to prevent injury and biomechanics to get the most out of your practice

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday October 17 & Sunday October 18
  • Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
  • $89 for both $49 each session

Options



I Don’t Know a Jivamukti Workshop with Jeffrey Cohen

I DON’T KNOW!
Three words are hardly more important for sustaining a spiritual life. Growth comes from heading into the unknown. As Jack Kornfield says, “we learn the deepest things in unknown territory.” The Buddha also warned of the danger of being attached to notions because the reality is we do not know where spiritual life will take us. The mantra “I DON’T KNOW!” positions us to experience the freshness of the present moment, awakening to the mystery of our existent and ultimately more available to the truth of who we are. Immerse yourself in a sea of seekers, a multitude of magicians, as we explore the unknown – flying on the resonation of the awesome artistry of the Beatles, Nirvana, CSNY, and more!

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015
  • Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
  • $30 pre-registered $35 at the door. Portion of the proceeds for Yoga 4 Hope.

Family Yoga

We are offering sessions for the whole family, allowing you and your children to experience the benefits yoga has to offer.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sundays in August (August 2, 9, 16 and 23)
  • Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
  • Investment: $20/Family, maximum of 4 participants. $60 for all 4 weeks.

Sacred Circle Kirtan with Erin & Dan Bannink

Kirtan is an echoing, rhythmic style of music that incorporates call and response for a participatory experience of mantra, voice and music which brings your mind into a state of balanced awareness and in-tune with the energy of Love that surrounds us.

Class Details:

  • Date: Sunday, July 19, 2015
  • Time: 7pm – 9pm
  • Investment: $15 Part of proceeds to Save Ojibway.

Kriya Yoga Workshop

Explore the yogic practices of sauca, purity, cleanliness and clearness. An introduction to simple yogic cleanses, including kapalabhati, jala neti and trataka. All participants will receive a neti pot, skin brush and tongue scraper. It is recommended that you come with an empty stomach.

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday, May 23, 2015
  • Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  • Investment: $50 pre-registered; $60 at the door. Pre-registration is recommended.

60+ Earth Hour Yoga Class

We are using our power to unplug, conserve, and unite.

Join us in celebration of Earth Hour, a global movement dedicated to a future where climate change is no longer a threat. A special candle lit yoga class led by Renee Trepanier with live music, totally unplugged from Nancy Drew! All levels class, all are welcome.

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday, March 28, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Investment: This is a donation class benefiting Friends of Save Ojibway

Yoga 101

The quintessential beginners yoga series returns to Blossoming Lotus Yoga. Next session begins March 7, 2015! This package includes 4 Saturday sessions and 1 month of unlimited yoga (from Mar 7th to Apr 6th).

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday’s beginning March 7, 2015 – 11:15 am – 12:30 pm
  • Investment: $75+HST
  • Pre-registration is required. Class size is limited.

Sound Living with Chris Gurniak!

Looking for ways to tune out the chaos? Learn to calm your soul with sound.

Join Chris in her world of Sound Living where you will watch the voice come alive, experience deep silence and relax to melodies played on a Native American flute.

Chris is a member of the Sound Healers Association and the Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario.

Class Details:

  • Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015
  • Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Investment: This workshop is a fundraiser for Save Ojibway. $20 suggested donation.

Yin with Lynne Yoga Teacher Training

20 hour intensive teacher training with Lynne from February 13-15, 2015.

YOU WILL LEARN:
* The Philosophy and History of Yin Yoga
* The Benefits of Yin Yoga on all levels
* The Difference between Yin and Yang styles of Yoga
* An Overview of the Anatomy of Yin
* The Energy of the Meridian System
* The study of Yin as your meditation
* How to Teach the 26 Yin Yoga asanas
* How to Create Yin Yoga sequences

YOU WILL RECEIVE:
* A Yin Yoga Level 1 manual
* A Yin Yoga 20 hr certification
* Creative Sequences to give you the confidence to start teaching

Date & Time Details:

  • Session 1: Friday, February 13, 2015 – 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Session 2: Saturday, February 14, 2015 – 12:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Session 3: Sunday, February 15, 2015 – 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Mantras, Beats and Meditations Weekend Immersion with MC Yogi & Amanda Giacomini

Join us for a creative exploration of the yoga tradition with international hip hop artist MC YOGI and his wife, artist and yoga teacher, Amanda Giacomini. In each session we will create a fluid yoga sequence infused with ancient myths and purifying mantras to create a moving prayer wheel of mind, body and breath. Each class will have a different theme. Yoga will be medium intensity Vinyasa. All levels welcome, but some yoga experience recommended. It’s going to be awesome.

Amanda Giacomini is a yoga teacher, illustrator, and fine artist. She owns Yoga Toes Studio in Point Reyes, CA and travels and teaches all over the world with her husband, MC YOGI. She is currently working on a project to paint ten thousand Buddhas. www.amandagiacomini.com

MC YOGI is an internationally recognized musician and yoga teacher, best known for blending his knowledge of yoga culture with hip-hop, reggae, and electronic music. www.mcyogi.com

Three Amazing Sessions are Available:

  • Session 1: Feb 7, 2015 – 10am – 12pm – Ganesha: Remover of Obstacles
  • Session 2: Feb 7, 2015 – 2pm – 4pm – Hanuman: Strength and Devotion
  • Session 3: Feb 8, 2015 – 10am – 12pm – Buddha: Wisdom and Compassion
  • Event Details:

    • Location: Ambassador Golf Club, 1025 Sprucewood Avenue, Windsor, ON
    • Investment: $65+HST per session or $180 for the entire weekend.

    Sneaky Animal Ingredients In Your Food and Home (And How to Avoid Them!)

    Presented by: Stephanie Fisico, M.A., Plant Based Wellness Coach.

    Animal ingredients in food, cosmetics, and household products are not always easy to identify. Join us for an informative seminar on sneaky animal ingredients and learn how to spot (and avoid!) them in your daily life.

    Class Details:

    • Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015
    • Time: 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm
    • Investment: $20+HST

    A Jivamukti Yoga Class – It all Fits Together

    Please join advanced certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Julie Kirkpatrick for her return to Blossoming Lotus to facilitate this special extended Jivamukti open class with a focus on Salamba Sarvangasana, or “All Parts Pose,” commonly called shoulder stand. A Yoga class for all!

    Class Details:

    • Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015
    • Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    • Investment: $30+HST in advance; $35+HST at the door

    Restorative Yoga with Renee Trepanier, PYT

    This workshop moves you through a series of deeply nourishing and supportive poses, helping you to release stress from both body and mind. Appropriate for all levels.

    Class Details:

    • Date: Sunday, January 18, 2015
    • Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    • Investment: $25+HST in advance; $30+HST at the door
    • Pre-registration is required. 10 participants maximum.

    Yoga 101

    The quintessential beginners yoga series returns to Blossoming Lotus Yoga. Next session begins January 10, 2015! This package includes 4 Saturday sessions and 1 month of unlimited yoga (from Jan 10th to Feb 10th).

    Class Details:

    • Session 1: Saturday’s beginning January 10, 2015 – 11:15 am – 12:30 pm – SOLD OUT
    • Session 2: Saturday’s beginning January 10, 2015 – 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Investment: $75+HST
    • Pre-registration is required. Class size is limited.

    Restorative Yoga Workshop with Renée Trepanier

    As the weather cools and winter starts to creep up on us, the body intrinsically yearns for rest and introspection. Come join Renée Trepanier for an afternoon of relaxation, restoration and renewal. This deeply nourishing restorative yoga workshop moves you through a series of supportive poses, helping you to release stress from both body and mind. Appropriate for all levels.

    Class Details:

    • Session 1: Sunday, December 14, 2014 – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    • Session 2: Sunday, December 14, 2014 – 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
    • Investment: $25+HST in advance; $30+HST at the door
    • Pre-registration is required.
    • 10 participants maximum.

    Discovery Workshop of Thai Massage

    Discover the art of touch, the Thai way: Learn a sequence designed to introduce the principals of Thai Massage in a practical and efficient way.

    From a 2 000 year old tradition, Thai Massage has an international reputation for its benefits on health and well-being. Traditional Thai Massage is practised on the floor; the receiver wears light comfortable clothing.

    This workshop is ideal for those who wish to share massage with their friends and family, for therapists who would like to discover the basics of a new modality, or for yoga teachers who wish to be more hands on in class.

    During the workshop, you will learn about proper use of the body to give simple and efficient massage. The sequence taught will allow you to apply these principals using accupressure, dynamic movement and specific stretches. You will be able to bring these skills back home for the enjoyment and benefit of your family and friends

    Class Details:

    • Date: Saturday, November 29, 2014
    • Time: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    • Investment: $85+HST
    • Includes a printed manual.
    • Space is limited to 8 students.

    Harmonium Basics with Nancy Drew

    Learn to sing and play simple chants to incorporate into your classes and teaching. No musical knowledge is required.

    Class Details:

    • Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014
    • Time: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
    • Investment: $40+HST pre-registered; $45+HST at the door
    • Pre-registration is recommended.

    An evening of Yoga, Wine, and Gourmet Vegan Hors D’oeuvres

    Join Mary Farrell of Blossoming Lotus Yoga for a one hour yoga class followed by a wine tour and tasting. Tasting will be accompanied by gourmet vegan cheeses and light snacks by Renee Trepanier.

    Class Details:

    • Location: Pelee Island Winery, 455 Seacliff Drive, Kingsville, ON
    • Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014
    • Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    • Investment: $35 pre-registered; $40 at the door.
    • A percentage of the proceeds to benefit Pajama Angels.

    Essential Oils 101

    Are you interested in learning about essential oils and what they can do for you? Join us for an information session with Rony Veska. Call 226-783-9085 to register by November 14.

    Event Details:

    • Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014
    • Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    • Investment: By donation. Recommended $5 minimum. Donation to Best Friends Animal Shelter.

    The Personal Practice – A Workshop with Kimberly Beaudoin

    Outlining practical ways to develop and integrate a personal practice, this workshop will aid yoga practitioners of all levels to better understand their personal needs on the mat, and highlight ways to get the most out of both classes and individual practice.

    Whether you are a yoga teacher, a serious practitioner, or you just enjoy the experience of being in a yoga class, developing a personal practice can assist you to be able to go into that space of serenity and peacefulness at any time.

    Often an overwhelming concern of what to do, where to start, and how to maintain; this workshop will help to overcome those road blocks preventing a sustainable home practice that is suitable for you.

    Together we will breakdown a guideline of a yoga practice, discuss the differences and similarities to practicing at home and in a class (highlighting the importance and benefits of both), then as a group, discover possibilities for postures, conscious movement, breathing practices and meditation to create your personal guideline.

    Designed to accommodate all individuals, this workshop is suitable for everyone.

    Class Details:

    • Date: Sunday, November 2, 2014
    • Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    • Investment: $30+HST
    • Please bring your yoga mat, a pen and a notebook.

    Ambient Flow with Padmani (YuMee Chung) and Laraaji

    Music by Laraaji Venus Nadabrahmananda and Friends!

    Padmani joins forces with Laraaji, one of the fathers of ambient electronic music, to bring you a special yoga experience like no other. You will be expertly guided through a deeply nourishing practice while bathed in celestial sound by a modern day musical mystic.

    Laraaji is a New York electric zither player best known for recording one of the greatest ambient albums ever, Ambient 3: Day Of Radiance, produced by Brian Eno. He is a living musical legend and master of nada yoga (the yoga of sound). He has accompanied David Life, Sharon Gannon, Elena Brower and some of New York’s biggest yoga teachers.

    Class Details:

    • Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
    • Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    • Investment: $30+HST at door; $25+HST in advance

    Functionatomy 101

    This course is designed for yoga practitioners, teachers, and anyone with a desire to learn more about the human body. You will look at anatomy as it relates to your yoga practice, highlighting safe alignment principles to prevent injury and biomechanics to get the most out of your practice.

    This two-part series is a comprehensive introduction to yoga anatomy and injury prevention, with each class building a foundation for the next. For the best experience, attendance at both classes is recommended. However, classes may be attended separately.

    Class Details:

    • Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014 and/or Sunday, October 5
    • Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    • Investment: $49+HST for one class or $89+HST for both

    Restorative Yoga Workshop

    Journey into Stillness. Experience profound peace and make space to heal.

    This workshop moves you through a series of deeply nourishing and supportive poses, helping you to release stress from both body and mind. Appropriate for all levels.

    Class Details:

    • Date: Sunday, September 21, 2014
    • Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    • Investment: $20+HST in advance; $25+HST at the door
    • Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 8 students.

    Join the Sangha!

    In the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village.

    A Sangha, a community of practitioners, provides support in the practice of mindfulness and meditation. If you have a meditation practice, would like to, or are curious about the Thich Nhat Hanh tradition, please join us.

    More information on Sangha can be found here and a copy of the New Sangha Handbook can be downloaded here.

    Class Details:

    • Date: Third Thursday of each month, starting in October 2014
    • Time: 8:15pm
    • Investment: Free
    • Bring a cushion if you have one.
    • No prior experience necessary. The class is on going, and new students are always welcome.