to Apr 18

200hr Immersion in Salmon Arm

April 3 – 18, 2019 starting at 8am April 3rd.

Lead Trainer: Natasha Scott  starlityoga@gmail.com  Additional SOYA grads will be guest teachers to lead the group in various asana styles.

Location:  Tin Poppy Retreat, Salmon Arm BC.  Enjoy the small group experience where all your questions can be answered in a safe environment. This is a very special location for the training where students have the opportunity to live and eat together in a unique solar powered retreat between Salmon Arm and Enderby. Enjoy cozy spaces, evening saunas, and stunning views.

Program Fees:  Save $300 and register by January 1st and pay $3600 including GST! After Jan 1st pay $3360 including GST.

A non-refundable deposit of $650.00 + $32.50 GST = $682.50 is required upon registration. Payment plans are available.

Fees include your manual, books, supplies, gst and the Martin Kirk Anatomy online training ($300US value).

Accommodation Fees 16 nights (arrive April 2):  Shared room  = $820 including gst. Single room = $1095 including gst. (accommodations are included for the night of April 2nd). Offsite facility fee = $325 including gst.

Meals: Bring your own food to be prepared in a large country style kitchen. In service to each other, students will prepare dinners together.

For details and to register go to the SOYA website. 

Salmon Arm Immersion
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to Apr 29

YogaKids Training



Inspired by educational theorists Howard Gardner and Maria Montessori, our Mindfulness & Movement for Kids Foundations Training takes a whole-child approach — and integrates math, science, literacy, art, music and more. The approach is fun, empowering and fully capable of reaching students of all ages and abilities. 

Whether your aim is to become a kids yoga teacher — or to get new tools for integrating yoga into a child-friendly environment (classroom, home, office) — our Foundations Training is the place to begin.

This event, held in areas around the world, introduces attendees to the YogaKids’ one-of-a-kind way of teaching mindfulness and movement to children. The program is more than just poses. It blends traditional yoga and its benefits with theories of multiple learning styles in a comprehensive, imaginative, and playful approach to education. This revolutionary approach, developed by YogaKids founder, yoga-pioneer/ educator/author Marsha Wenig, has been helping children — along with adults — discover the pleasures and benefits of yoga for over 20 years.

You will experience 2 full days of life-changing love and laughter, led by our YogaKids Teacher Trainer Tammy Semple. You will be introduced to all 14 of the YogaKids Elements, the building blocks of this amazing program. These Elements (Math Medley, Laughing Language, Visual Vignettes… to name just a few) incorporate all the different ways children learn. They combine yoga with reading, writing, science, art, music, games, ecology, philosophy and much more — and thus, create a matrix for learning that’s accessible to all children.

You also will be introduced to the 20 categories of YogaKids poses/activities. The YogaKids program has over 185 poses/activities and the Foundations Training teaches 85 of them. (The others can be learned by joining the Certification track.) Some poses are based on traditional yoga asanas, while many are unique to the YogaKids program. In addition, attendees will learn successful strategies for lesson planning an original YogaKids class. Other topics covered during the workshop include the different developmental stages of children, inclusive teaching, and guidelines for teaching a successful YogaKids class.

Foundations Training events are for anyone wanting to give the gift of mindfulness and movement to children: educators, parents, occupational therapists, speech therapists, yoga teachers, and other child-focused professionals. No yoga experience is required.

Our program has been endorsed by Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Andrew Weil, and Jean Houston, Ph.D. It is the original training program of its kind.

Register online with Tammy Semple Wiren at YogaKids

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to Apr 1

Chair Yoga for Seniors

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In a fun and relaxed way, come and experience a shift; get the tools you need to service senior yogis, whether they are fit or frail. Warren will lead you through a couple of yoga sequences with all of the poses modified for chair yoga and provide you with explanations as how the sequences have evolved over time. Participants will develop their own sequences and topics covered within the course will include:

1. Warm up, cool down and Shavasana for seniors
2. Appropriate intensity levels, modifications, variations and alternate poses.
3. Modifying yoga poses for the chair class and sequencing
4. Creating your own sequence and modifying or changing it on the fly
5. Invitational language, putting them at ease and offering “outs”
6. Setting the environment for the class
7. Insurance, Keep On Moving Designation, CPR and First Aid
8. Screening, Participant Readiness Questionnaires and waivers
9. Emergency planning

Also, we will spend time breaking into smaller groups, taking turns leading other participants through your sequence(s) while they have hindrances such as ear plugs, blindfolds or wrist/ankle weights. 
This course counts for 12 contact hours with respect to Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Credits

Early bird registration is $95 till February 23rd and $115 till March 9th and the regular price is $140. While anyone is welcome to take this workshop, it is expected that one has either the 200hr yoga teacher training under their belt or another fitness designation that would allow you to teach a general fitness class in conjunction with a good knowledge of yoga.

For more information, please contact Warren at 250-852-1632 or to sign up check Eventbrite.

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8:00 AM08:00

SUP Yoga Teacher Training

Facilitated by Tash Scott, this is a 5 hour Teacher Training for Basic Sup Yoga teaching Skills.

The cost is $60 for the course, board rentals are available for an additional cost.

Pre-req's are your 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training. Let the summer begin!

To register connect with Tash at starlityoga@gmail.com. 

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to Feb 19

Yoga and Aromatherapy Training

Yoga Essentials Training Program

Yoga and Essential Oils

Would you like to share the power of essential oils safely with your students or in your own practice?

Would you like to offer something that is different from what others are offering?

Would you like to guide your students to a deeper level in both meditation and asana?

Over this 2-3 day course we will experience all the wonders of nature through using essential oils. Essential oils work on all the body's systems and are particularly great for regulating our emotions and for use with mood management.

Course Content

* History of essential oils
* What they are and where they come from
* Profiling several key essential oils
* Chemistry
* Distillation
* Sourcing oils
* Safety of oils
* Working with kids, pregnancy and older clients.
* Emotions and the connection to aromas
* Carrier oils
* Guidelines and tools for creating yoga classes using oils
* Meditation
* Massage
* Chakras and working energetically with oils
* Everyday methods to use oils for personal use
* 2 Yoga Essentials classes

Course Requirements

* 200Hr Registered Yoga Teacher or equivalent for CEU's
* We also accept students with a strong practice who wish to add the benefit of essential oils.


This course comes with a certificate of completion which can be used for 13 CEU credits with Yoga Alliance.


The cost for this course is $299 and includes 12 hours of in-class instruction plus 1 hour of study time, demonstrations, a training manual and materials.

For more information and to register go to Yoga Essentials Training



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9:30 AM09:30



Sol-ful Summer Solstice Yoga Event

Join us at Beasley Park (3450 Woodsdale Road) on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 9:30am for Lake Country’s Largest Outdoor Group Yoga Class!

Spend the whole day in the park and community hall at different workshops and classes.  Pre-registration and payment required online.  Check out the on-site vendors as well.

Finish off the day at Creekside Theatre watching the movie:  Awake: The Life of Yogananada at 4pm.  (Tickets $10/person)

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3:00 PM15:00

3 Treasures ( yoga and acupuncture)

Join Natasha Scott and Blair Edwards ( TCM) from Penticton Herbal and Acupunture Clinic for an incredible workshop learning about and stimulating specific pressure points thru movement (yoga) and acupuncture. Come activate these 3 treasures: Mind. Body. Spirit.

Pre Registration Required. Max capacity 10 students. $50

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1:00 PM13:00

Couples Prenatal Yoga

Birth Partner Yoga and Preperation for Labour and Sleep

April 2nd `1-3:30pm


This 2 1/2 hour workshop offers many tools for both prenatal women and their support person. It covers birthing positions, the importance of breath and relaxation, along with fun yoga poses to do with each other and massage techniques.  A great way to spend loving time with each other and your baby. it is co-led with KnowCryBaby with tools for giving your baby and yourself tools for sleep postnatal.

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10:30 AM10:30


After much asking and prompting I have created this 3 hour Extra Gentle Spirit shop.               Spirit shops are the setting up of an environment to embrace the connection with your TRUE YOU. We will lower our nervous systems and slow down. And after this we will be hungry! SO the entire class will go the "Wild Scallion" for lunch to fully nourish ourselves. 

$60/person + GST  (cost of your lunch is extra)                                                                                       Register to hold your place at : www.purplelotusyoga.ca

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7:00 PM19:00


R N R (Restorative and Reiki)     coming in Jan 2016  

To register for this spirit shop and hold your place please go to :     


This 2 hour spirit shop will restore your soul battery and give your body and mind some well deserved rest. Restorative Yoga allows the nervous system to drop into a relaxed state by holding well supported poses from 10-15 mins, while Reiki practitioners will move around the room and offer their healing hands.

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