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Aligning Body, Mind, and Breath: Iyengar with Meghan Goodman (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Want a great start to your weekend? Join Meghan Goodman, certified Iyengar yoga instructor, for an alignment based practice that will help you feel more centered and energized. The teaching will focus on building stable and healthy foundations. We will work on improving concentration and developing inner awareness so that the postures become a form of ‘meditation in action’, integrating the body, mind and breath. Students will be encouraged to ask questions and we will discover together how the use of yoga props can assist us to find our optimal flow of energy, to support when needed, and to move deeper into the postures safely. The specific content of the course will be tailored for the students enrolled. Students who are beginners, pregnant or are working with injuries are welcome to join us, just please make sure to get your care provider’s approval first.

Myth and Movement: Flow Yoga with Stephanie Trembath (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This progressive series will focus on strengthening and stretching specific areas of the body to build toward a peak pose. We will explore standing, balancing, weight bearing on the hands, and some inversions. Each class will be themed around one of the Hindu deities, complete with the mantra and myth related to one of the Gods or Goddesses in the Hindu Pantheon. All levels welcome and encouraged.


Flow Yoga: Connect Body and Breath with Stephanie Trembath (Summer 2019) CAD$21 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This is a powerful flow class to get your body grooving and breathing. Stephanie will lead participants through a vinyasa sequence that focuses on opening and strengthening specific body parts to build toward a peak-pose. Intentional pranayama (breathwork), guided mantra and meditation may also be offered for students to develop their understanding and awareness of all the pieces that contribute to a nourishing yoga practice. Hands-on assists may be offered to help students feel more supported in the poses. All levels welcome.


Restorative Yoga: Rest, Heal, Reset with Julie Peters (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

We practice being stressed often enough: we also need to practice rest. Restorative yoga is a deeply relaxing form of yoga that can calm anxiety, improve digestion and immune function, and help us sleep. By supporting our bodies with props in restful positions for 5-10 minutes at a time, we practice mindful calm, a habit that can help us greatly in our day-to-day lives and encourage our internal healing capabilities. In this class, Julie provides personal attention to each person through the use of props and sometimes gentle supportive touch. Please let Julie know if you do not want to receive that attention.

This class is an excellent support for people working with injuries, chronic pain, stress, anxiety, insomnia, pregnancy, and many other human conditions, as long as resting quietly in a room with other people is comfortable.


Stretch and Fascial Release with Alex Hughes (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This class is designed for people who are looking for more mobility and freedom in their bodies in day to day life. We will learn more about ourselves by exploring the inner landscapes of the body. We will work with mindfully held postures and will also release the connective tissue and muscles through stretching and self massage with various tools including the dowel and different sized balls.

Alex has plenty of experience working with various body types and figuring out how to help whatever may be out of balance. With a short check-in at the beginning, each class will be tailored to what the students need that day. All bodies and levels are welcome.


Kundalini Chakra Flow with Sasha Smith (Summer 2019) CAD$21 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This class will focus on a different chakra (energy center) each week starting from the base of spine to crown of head. We will use elements of Kundalini yoga such as kriyas (repetitive movements involving breath and focus) and some mantra (chanting) plus fun, flowing sequences from Vinyasa Flow yoga involving standing poses and some weight-bearing on the hands (such as Downward Dog). Class will begin with a short visualization meditation followed by a kriya and move into a vinyasa-flow style practice sequenced to unlock that particular chakra. Expect some challenge and to work up a bit of a sweat, but the class is open to all levels. You’ll leave energized and relaxed! Pregnant people welcome but some modifications will be offered, so let Sasha know if you are expecting.

Yin and Yoga Nidra with Katie Blecker (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

The first part of class is dedicated to Yin yoga. In this practice we work with a functional approach to alignment as you hold passive postures for a time, with the intention to apply positive gentle stress to specific areas of the body, cultivate mindfulness, and create energetic balance within. Yin creates the container for deep stillness and inner awareness, and is an beautiful compliment an active practice or an effective way to balance life’s daily stresses.

The final part of class will focus on a restorative Savasana as you are guided through a specific, multi-layered Yoga Nidra meditation. Yoga Nidra is the art and science of deep, conscious relaxation. It is said that 30 minutes of Yoga Nidra compares to 3-4 hours of regular sleep. No previous meditation experience is necessary to gain the many benefits of this practice!

All levels of experience are welcome.


Happy Body, Calm Mind with Alex Hughes (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This class is really more of a physiotherapy and self restoring style of yoga, not the kind the does fancy tricks and makes you over-bendy. We just want to have quiet bodies that don’t bother us every day and quiet minds that don’t make us more stressed than we need to be. Although it’s not a super hard class, we do core work, gently flowing through yoga postures with breath, and finish with some wonderful stretches and self massage goodness. It’s real. It’s nice. It’s for every body. It’s for every level. It’s just yoga for humans.


Yin/Yang Yoga: Move, Breathe, Stretch with Haley (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Wring out the kinks in your body with intuitive, thoughtful movement. In the first part of this class, we will move through strong postures to warm and strengthen the body, and then balance out in the second part of the class with soft, relaxing, supported, long-held stretches. This class is designed to help you move stress out so that when you slow down and come towards the ground, you will be able to melt into your body fully. It’s the perfect balance of strength and surrender.

This class will include downward dog, active twists, backbends, and forward folds, as well as long-held Yin postures on the floor supported with props. All levels welcome, including beginners. Expect some hands-on support.


Lunar Phase Flow with Julie (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

In these classes, we work with the lunar phases in real time, exploring practices that reflect the cycling of the moon. Release stress, breathe deeply, build strength and flexibility, and learn how to approach postures like standing, balancing, backbends, core work, and inversions (no pressure!) alongside the theme of that day’s moon. We will move dynamically (but intentionally) with our breath, showing up to how we feel and letting go of what we don't need. This class involves some physical challenge and playful exploration, but there are always options to modify depending on what you need that day. Each class ends with a deep stretch and a satisfying rest.

Modifications will always be offered for injuries or limitations. Pregnant students comfortable in a vinyasa yoga practice are welcome.


Feel Good Yoga with Julie Peters (Summer 2019) CAD$21 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

In this chilled-out all-levels class, we will gently stretch out our shoulders, backs, and hips, gently strengthen supportive muscles in the body, take deep breaths, slow down, and relax. The point of this class is to feel good, so we’ll sample from a range of different movement practices to ease our creaky joints and get our pep back in our step. We’ll do some standing, seated, and lying down poses with minimal weight bearing on the arms. Small class sizes ensure personal attention so if you’re working with injuries or any special concerns we will figure out how to modify so the practice works for you. Pregnant people are welcome as are brand-new beginners and anyone else who wants to take a break on a Tuesday to feel good.


Gentle Yin and Healing Touch with Haley Plaa (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This class is designed to step into the deeper layers of your body through supportive, healing, long held postures. This is a way to calm the body, slow down the mind and access a deep softness within. As we take time to absorb each pose, we restore the body and mind, coming out feeling calmer and more at ease. This class will be assisted through hands on touch to support a deeper level of experience. All levels welcome.

The Morning Practice with Alex Hughes (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Have you wanted a daily yoga practice at home? This class teaches the fundamental yoga practices that is best done in the morning. You will learn breath exercises, meditation, hand mudras, cleansing practices, and yoga postures that give you a full package for a home practice. It is essential to learn these practices from an experienced teacher.

From this two month course, you will get the necessary amount of practice needed to create an at home practice that is specially catered for you with recommendations and planning from the experienced teacher.


Balance and Breathe: Gentle Hatha with Katie Blecker (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Explore the relationship of effort and ease in this gentle Hatha yoga class. Through the processes of alignment-focused movement, connection to breath, and contemplation, we will cultivate balance and peace of mind. Expect a combination of strengthening, mobility work, and stretching, accompanied by practices such as accessible breathwork and mindfulness meditation. All levels are welcome!


Feel Good Flow: Moving Meditation with Julie (Summer 2019) CAD$21 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

In this all-levels class, we focus on the breath as the primary source of movement in the body. We will move with our breath dynamically but gently, exploring standing postures and other shapes that we can move into and out of with the rhythm of a conscious breath. We will explore a bit of challenge, but without too much weight bearing on the hands and arms (minimal downward dog). Towards the end of class, we will make our way down to the floor for longer held hip stretches, forward folds, and time for reflection.

This class is appropriate for beginners and those working with injuries and issues that would like to move dynamically, but with a gentler intention. This flow-based class is not ideal for vertigo/dizziness. Pregnancy is fine. With limited class size and lots of personal attention for everyone who attends, this class will be tailored to the students who register.

Julie may offer some hands-on assists in this practice.


Restorative Yin: Deep Rest, Gentle Stretch with Julie (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Get deep into your breath and your body with this deeply relaxing Restorative Yin class. We will mix together gentle, supportive Restorative postures with some propped-up Yin postures to gently stretch the hips, the back, the neck, and the legs. This practice can help reduce pain in the body, calm anxiety, and support internal functions like digestion, hormonal balance, and immune support.

Appropriate for everyone including those working with injuries, special concerns, or pregnancy, as long as you can sit and lie down on the floor, just let Julie know before class so we can work with any modifications we may need.


Core and Restore with Alex Hughes (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This whole-body class focuses on gentle intelligent movement that can help heal, repair, and prevent common issues like shoulder and neck pain, lower back pain, scoliosis, or SI joint instability. With a combination of strengthening Pilates and physiotherapy exercises along with the deep tension release of yin yoga stretches and ball rolling for myofascial release and deep tissue massage, we will work towards a stable, relaxed, pain-free, and healthy body.

This all-levels class is appropriate for beginners, those working to repair from injuries, and anyone who wants to maintain a healthy body.


Yin Yoga and Mindfulness with Katie Blecker (Summer 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$4 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Summer 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Experience the power of stillness with Yin yoga and Mindfulness. Through longer held, passive Yin yoga postures you will release physical tension, establish present moment awareness, and cultivate energetic balance within. Poses will typically be held for 2-5 minutes with variations and props offered to support your individual practice. Expect a calm and introspective class that creates space for you to connect, reflect, and simply be. All levels welcome.

Yoga to Heal the Nervous System with Nicole Marcia (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$17 per visit with Feel Good Yoga with Julie (8 classes, Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

A regular yoga practice can increase flexibility and strength, improve balance, and enhance mental clarity. The techniques practiced in yoga can also strengthen the nervous system.

This 8-week series will focus on gentle, all-levels therapeutic movement practice. Students will learn body-based practices, to support nervous system regulation and resilience. The practice will emphasize internal experience, choice making & moving safely together. No hands-on adjustments. Beginners are welcome.



Complimentary Sample Class: Yoga to Heal the Nervous System with Nicole Marcia Free

Join us for a complimentary sample of Nicole's new class called Yoga to Heal the Nervous System. You must register at least 24 hours in advance. Space is limited.

Yoga to Heal the Nervous System with Nicole Marcia
Wednesday, August 14th, 6:00-7:15pm

A regular yoga practice can increase flexibility and strength, improve balance, and enhance mental clarity. The techniques practiced in yoga can also strengthen the nervous system and help us to calm down, get grounded, and feel better in our day to day lives.

This class will focus on gentle, all-levels therapeutic movement practice. Students will learn body-based practices, to support nervous system regulation and resilience. The practice will emphasize internal experience, choice making & moving safely together. No hands-on adjustments. Beginners are welcome.




Register for the full 8 week session: https://oceanandcrow.pike13.com/pack_products/575205


Nicole Marcia, MA, E-RYT 500, has taught therapeutic yoga classes and offered individual sessions to trauma survivors struggling with addiction, depression and anxiety since 2004. She also trains yoga teachers and clinicians in the trauma-sensitive yoga theory and techniques required to support trauma survivors in their healing, long-term stability and recovery. In 2009, she was awarded a master’s degree with a specialization in yoga therapy from Lesley University in Boston, MA. Since then, she has been employed by the Provincial Health Services Association at their Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addictions. She serves as the director of training at Yoga Outreach, is a faculty member at Ajna Yoga and the Vancouver School of Yoga and a curriculum developer and instructor the Langara College Continuing Studies. She teaches at Onsite, the treatment arm of North America’s first safe injection site and is a member of Bridge for Health and the Breathe Network which connects survivors of sexual violence with healing arts practitioners.



Yoga for Mental Health Info Session and Sample Class Free

This sample class will outline the structure and content of the 4-part Yoga for Mental health workshop coming up this Fall. Students will gain insight into the connection between the physical practices of Yoga and how they can impact our mood. Class will also include an introduction to Yoga for Mental Health, a Q&A, a small interactive lecture and a short yoga practice to support psychological well-being.


Wednesday, July 3rd, 4:00-5:30pm.



Registration closes 24 hours before the class.



Details on the full course here: https://oceanandcrow.pike13.com/courses/205637



Nicole Marcia, MA, E-RYT 500, has taught therapeutic yoga classes and offered individual sessions to trauma survivors struggling with addiction, depression and anxiety since 2004. She also trains yoga teachers and clinicians in the trauma-sensitive yoga theory and techniques required to support trauma survivors in their healing, long-term stability and recovery. In 2009, she was awarded a master’s degree with a specialization in yoga therapy from Lesley University in Boston, MA. Since then, she has been employed by the Provincial Health Services Association at their Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addictions. She serves as the director of training at Yoga Outreach, is a faculty member at Ajna Yoga and the Vancouver School of Yoga and a curriculum developer and instructor the Langara College Continuing Studies. She teaches at Onsite, the treatment arm of North America’s first safe injection site and is a member of Bridge for Health and the Breathe Network which connects survivors of sexual violence with healing arts practitioners.



Aligning Body, Mind, and Breath: Iyengar with Meghan Goodman (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Want a great start to your weekend? Join Meghan Goodman, certified Iyengar yoga instructor, for an alignment based practice that will help you feel more centered and energized. The teaching will focus on building stable and healthy foundations. We will work on improving concentration and developing inner awareness so that the postures become a form of ‘meditation in action’, integrating the body, mind and breath. Students will be encouraged to ask questions and we will discover together how the use of yoga props can assist us to find our optimal flow of energy, to support when needed, and to move deeper into the postures safely. The specific content of the course will be tailored for the students enrolled. Students who are beginners, pregnant or are working with injuries are welcome to join us, just please make sure to get your care provider’s approval first.


Restorative Yoga: Rest, Heal, Reset with Julie Peters (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

We practice being stressed often enough: we also need to practice rest. Restorative yoga is a deeply relaxing form of yoga that can calm anxiety, improve digestion and immune function, and help us sleep. By supporting our bodies with props in restful positions for 5-10 minutes at a time, we practice mindful calm, a habit that can help us greatly in our day-to-day lives and encourage our internal healing capabilities. In this class, Julie provides personal attention to each person through the use of props and sometimes gentle supportive touch. Please let Julie know if you do not want to receive that attention.

This class is an excellent support for people working with injuries, chronic pain, stress, anxiety, insomnia, pregnancy, and many other human conditions, as long as resting quietly in a room with other people is comfortable.



Stretch and Fascial Release with Alex Hughes (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This class is designed for people who are looking for more mobility and freedom in their bodies in day to day life. We will learn more about ourselves by exploring the inner landscapes of the body. We will work with mindfully held postures and will also release the connective tissue and muscles through stretching and self massage with various tools including the dowel and different sized balls.

Alex has plenty of experience working with various body types and figuring out how to help whatever may be out of balance. With a short check-in at the beginning, each class will be tailored to what the students need that day. All bodies and levels are welcome.


Yin and Yoga Nidra with Katie Blecker (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

The first part of class is dedicated to Yin yoga. In this practice we work with a functional approach to alignment as you hold passive postures for a time, with the intention to apply positive gentle stress to specific areas of the body, cultivate mindfulness, and create energetic balance within. Yin creates the container for deep stillness and inner awareness, and is an beautiful compliment an active practice or an effective way to balance life’s daily stresses.

The final part of class will focus on a restorative Savasana as you are guided through a specific, multi-layered Yoga Nidra meditation. Yoga Nidra is the art and science of deep, conscious relaxation. It is said that 30 minutes of Yoga Nidra compares to 3-4 hours of regular sleep. No previous meditation experience is necessary to gain the many benefits of this practice!

All levels of experience are welcome.


Myth and Movement: Flow Yoga with Stephanie Trembath (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This progressive series will focus on strengthening and stretching specific areas of the body to build toward a peak pose. We will explore standing, balancing, weight bearing on the hands, and some inversions. Each class will be themed around one of the Hindu deities, complete with the mantra and myth related to one of the Gods or Goddesses in the Hindu Pantheon. All levels welcome and encouraged.


Body/Mind Flow with Stephanie (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$21 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Join Stephanie for a 60-minute class of movement, breath-work, and mindfulness. Slow and intentional, complete with use of props, hands-on-assists, and breath to accompany the opening of each pose. Students can expect some movement to get the heart rate up and blood flowing, guided meditation, and lots of breathwork to calm the nervous system and allow the body to be open to receive. All levels welcome and encouraged.



Happy Body, Calm Mind with Alex Hughes (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This class is really more of a physiotherapy and self restoring style of yoga, not the kind the does fancy tricks and makes you over-bendy. We just want to have quiet bodies that don’t bother us every day and quiet minds that don’t make us more stressed than we need to be. Although it’s not a super hard class, we do core work, gently flowing through yoga postures with breath, and finish with some wonderful stretches and self massage goodness. It’s real. It’s nice. It’s for every body. It’s for every level. It’s just yoga for humans.


Yin/Yang Yoga: Move, Breathe, Stretch with Haley (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Wring out the kinks in your body with intuitive, thoughtful movement. In the first part of this class, we will move through strong postures to warm and strengthen the body, and then balance out in the second part of the class with soft, relaxing, supported, long-held stretches. This class is designed to help you move stress out so that when you slow down and come towards the ground, you will be able to melt into your body fully. It’s the perfect balance of strength and surrender.

This class will include downward dog, active twists, backbends, and forward folds, as well as long-held Yin postures on the floor supported with props. All levels welcome, including beginners. Expect some hands-on support.

Feel Good Yoga with Julie Peters (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$21 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

In this chilled-out all-levels class, we will stretch out our shoulders, backs, and hips, gently strengthen supportive muscles in the body, take deep breaths, slow down, and relax. The point of this class is to feel good, so we’ll sample from a range of different movement practices to ease our creaky joints and get our pep back in our step. We’ll do some standing, seated, and lying down poses with minimal weight bearing on the arms. Small class sizes ensure personal attention so if you’re working with injuries or any special concerns we will figure out how to modify so the practice works for you. Pregnant people are welcome as are brand-new beginners and anyone else who wants to take a break on a Tuesday to feel good.


Lunar Phase Flow with Julie (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

In these classes, we work with the lunar phases in real time, exploring practices that reflect the cycling of the moon. Release stress, breathe deeply, build strength and flexibility, and learn how to approach postures like standing, balancing, backbends, core work, and inversions (no pressure!) alongside the theme of that day’s moon. We will move dynamically (but intentionally) with our breath, showing up to how we feel and letting go of what we don't need. This class involves some physical challenge and playful exploration, but there are always options to modify depending on what you need that day. Each class ends with a deep stretch and a satisfying rest.

Modifications will always be offered for injuries or limitations. Pregnant students comfortable in a vinyasa yoga practice are welcome.




Gentle Yin and Healing Touch with Haley Plaa (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This class is designed to step into the deeper layers of your body through supportive, healing, long held postures. This is a way to calm the body, slow down the mind and access a deep softness within. As we take time to absorb each pose, we restore the body and mind, coming out feeling calmer and more at ease. This class will be assisted through hands on touch to support a deeper level of experience. All levels welcome.



Balance and Breathe: Gentle Hatha with Katie Blecker (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Explore the relationship of effort and ease in this gentle Hatha yoga class. Through the processes of alignment-focused movement, connection to breath, and contemplation, we will cultivate balance and peace of mind. Expect a combination of strengthening, mobility work, and stretching, accompanied by practices such as accessible breathwork and mindfulness meditation. All levels are welcome!


Unwind: Calming Iyengar Yoga with Meghan Goodman (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Join Iyengar yoga teacher Meghan this fall for a practice that will help you wind down from your day. A combination of active and restorative postures will be sequenced to help the student release tension and stress from their day, improve circulation, and prepare the body and mind for a restful night's sleep. Pranayama breath work and meditation appropriate for the evening will be introduced, as we move towards finding peaceful stillness in both the body and the mind. This class is suitable for students of all levels, as well as those who are pregnant or working with injuries. Please make sure to get your care provider's approval first if recovering from any serious injury or if you are pregnant.


Unwind: Calming Iyengar Yoga with Meghan Goodman Complimentary Sample Class Free

Try this complimentary sample of Meghan's new class Unwind: Calming Iyengar Yoga, which will run Sept 11th-October 30th.

Registration for this class closes 24 hours in advance.

Join Iyengar yoga teacher Meghan this fall for a practice that will help you wind down from your day. A combination of active and restorative postures will be sequenced to help the student release tension and stress from their day, improve circulation, and prepare the body and mind for a restful night's sleep. Pranayama breath work and meditation appropriate for the evening will be introduced, as we move towards finding peaceful stillness in both the body and the mind. This class is suitable for students of all levels, as well as those who are pregnant or working with injuries. Please make sure to get your care provider's approval first if recovering from any serious injury or if you are pregnant.



Feel Good Flow: Moving Meditation with Julie (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$21 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

In this all-levels class, we focus on the breath as the primary source of movement in the body. We will move with our breath dynamically but gently, exploring standing postures and other shapes that we can move into and out of with the rhythm of a conscious breath. We will explore a bit of challenge, but without too much weight bearing on the hands and arms (minimal downward dog). Towards the end of class, we will make our way down to the floor for longer held hip stretches, forward folds, and time for reflection.

This class is appropriate for beginners and those working with injuries and issues that would like to move dynamically, but with a gentler intention. This flow-based class is not ideal for vertigo/dizziness. Pregnancy is fine. With limited class size and lots of personal attention for everyone who attends, this class will be tailored to the students who register.

Julie may offer some hands-on assists in this practice.


Flow Yoga: Connect Body and Breath with Stephanie Trembath (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$21 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This is a powerful flow class to get your body grooving and breathing. Stephanie will lead participants through a vinyasa sequence that focuses on opening and strengthening specific body parts to build toward a peak-pose. Intentional pranayama (breathwork), guided mantra and meditation may also be offered for students to develop their understanding and awareness of all the pieces that contribute to a nourishing yoga practice. Hands-on assists may be offered to help students feel more supported in the poses. All levels welcome.

Restorative Yin: Deep Rest, Gentle Stretch with Julie (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Get deep into your breath and your body with this deeply relaxing Restorative Yin class. We will mix together gentle, supportive Restorative postures with some propped-up Yin postures to gently stretch the hips, the back, the neck, and the legs. This practice can help reduce pain in the body, calm anxiety, and support internal functions like digestion, hormonal balance, and immune support.

Appropriate for everyone including those working with injuries, special concerns, or pregnancy, as long as you can sit and lie down on the floor, just let Julie know before class so we can work with any modifications we may need.


Core and Restore with Alex Hughes (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

This whole-body class focuses on gentle intelligent movement that can help heal, repair, and prevent common issues like shoulder and neck pain, lower back pain, scoliosis, or SI joint instability. With a combination of strengthening Pilates and physiotherapy exercises along with the deep tension release of yin yoga stretches and ball rolling for myofascial release and deep tissue massage, we will work towards a stable, relaxed, pain-free, and healthy body.

This all-levels class is appropriate for beginners, those working to repair from injuries, and anyone who wants to maintain a healthy body.


Yin Yoga and Mindfulness with Katie Blecker (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Experience the power of stillness with Yin yoga and Mindfulness. Through longer held, passive Yin yoga postures you will release physical tension, establish present moment awareness, and cultivate energetic balance within. Poses will typically be held for 2-5 minutes with variations and props offered to support your individual practice. Expect a calm and introspective class that creates space for you to connect, reflect, and simply be. All levels welcome.


Heart-Focused Flow with Dolly Reno (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$23 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

Together, in this powerful vinyasa flow class, students will explore themes of strengthening and opening the body, mind and heart. We will move through sequences that break down different shapes including backbends, inversions, forward folds, or arm balances while staying close to the breath.

Each class will begin with some conversation, guided meditation, and/or pranayama, touching on real-life struggles that occur on our insides. These are the themes we will use to lean into what we feel without judgment or expectation, to breathe through resistance and ground into the present. Music, a little light-hearted humour and some hands-on assists will be offered to balance out the energy in the room with a little fun. This class may be challenging, but options and modifications will be offered for all levels. Pregnant people welcome with a pre-established Vinyasa practice.


Stablize and Stretch: Core Vinyasa with Sasha Smith (Sept-Oct 2019) CAD$21 per classFrom CAD$3 per visit with Unlimited Access Pass (Sept-Oct 2019) passPurchase required to enroll

"Vinyasa" translates to "place in a specific way". This class will work on refining core movements in the torso, shoulders, and hips in order to stabilize the joints for a strong, healthy body that can flow with resilience and without pain. All levels welcome.

This practice is not ideal for pregnancy, but can be helpful for post-partum folks without major diastasis recti (split in the abdominal muscles) who have been given the go-ahead by their physician. It's also great for anyone looking to add strength and sustainability to their practice without current acute injuries.


Body/Mind Flow Complimentary Sample Class with Stephanie Trembath Free

Try a complimentary sample of Stephanie's new class Body/Mind Flow which will run Mondays at noon from Sept 9th-Oct 28th. Details on the full class here: https://oceanandcrow.pike13.com/pack_products/588818



Monday, August 26th, 12:00-1:00pm. Registration for this class closes 24 hours in advance. Click on the class in the calendar below to register.



Join Stephanie for a 60-minute class of movement, breath-work, and mindfulness. Slow and intentional, complete with use of props, hands-on-assists, and breath to accompany the opening of each pose. Students can expect some movement to get the heart rate up and blood flowing, guided meditation, and lots of breathwork to calm the nervous system and allow the body to be open to receive. All levels welcome and encouraged.



Stephanie took her 200-hour YTT under the direction and care of her teachers,Clara Roberts-Oss and Carolyn Anne Budgell. She had the pleasure of practicing with Sharon Gannon and David Life in 2018 where she studied the tenets of Jivamukti Yoga. She holds a 40-hour Vinyasa Certification where she studied Shiva Rae’s wave theory and advanced sequencing. Stephanie’s classes are sultry, creative, and thoughtful. She includes mantra, meditation, pranayama, and music, to bring of her favourite parts of the practice into her classes.




Flow Yoga: Connect Body and Breath with Stephanie Trembath Complimentary Sample Class Free

Try a complimentary sample of Stephanie's new class Flow Yoga: Connect Body and Breath, which will run from Sept 12th-Oct 31st. Details on the full class here: https://oceanandcrow.pike13.com//pack_products/589141


Thursday, August 29th, 4:30-5:30pm. Registration closes 24 hours before the class. Click on the class in the calendar below to register.

This is a powerful flow class to get your body grooving and breathing. Stephanie will lead participants through a vinyasa sequence that focuses on opening and strengthening specific body parts to build toward a peak-pose. Intentional pranayama (breathwork), guided mantra and meditation may also be offered for students to develop their understanding and awareness of all the pieces that contribute to a nourishing yoga practice. Hands-on assists may be offered to help students feel more supported in the poses. All levels welcome.

Stephanie took her 200-hour YTT under the direction and care of her teachers,Clara Roberts-Oss and Carolyn Anne Budgell. She had the pleasure of practicing with Sharon Gannon and David Life in 2018 where she studied the tenets of Jivamukti Yoga. She holds a 40-hour Vinyasa Certification where she studied Shiva Rae’s wave theory and advanced sequencing. Stephanie’s classes are sultry, creative, and thoughtful. She includes mantra, meditation, pranayama, and music, to bring of her favourite parts of the practice into her classes.





Heart-Focused Flow: Complimentary Sample Class with Dolly Reno Free

Try a complimentary sample of our new class Heart-Focused Flow with Dolly Reno which will run on Fridays from 4:30-5:45 from September 13th-Nov 1st. Register for the full session here: https://oceanandcrow.pike13.com/pack_products/589477


Friday, August 30th, 4:30-5:45pm. Registration for this class closes 24 hours in advance. Click on the class in the calendar below to register.


Together, in this powerful vinyasa flow class, students will explore themes of strengthening and opening the body, mind and heart. We will move through sequences that break down different shapes including backbends, inversions, forward folds, or arm balances while staying close to the breath.

Each class will begin with some conversation, guided meditation, and/or pranayama, touching on real-life struggles that occur on our insides. These are the themes we will use to lean into what we feel without judgment or expectation, to breathe through resistance and ground into the present. Music, a little light-hearted humour and some hands-on assists will be offered to balance out the energy in the room with a little fun. This class may be challenging, but options and modifications will be offered for all levels. Pregnant people welcome with a pre-established Vinyasa practice.









Courses

Fine Balance Trauma Informed Yoga Training For Yoga and Healthcare Professionals CAD$420Purchase required to enroll

This intimate and intensive training is offered once a year in Vancouver and is a synthesis of Nicole’s frontline experience as a Yoga Therapist in the field of concurrent disorders and a culmination of her on-going personal and professional immersion and education in trauma informed Yoga over the past 8 years.

This training is for anyone who wants to understand more about their own traumatic experience and healing journey and anyone who wants to know more about how to support others in theirs. Research supports the benefits of Yoga as an effective compliment to other traditional therapies in the stabilization and healing of individuals struggling with the aftermath of acute or chronic, prolonged exposure to trauma. By supporting and enhancing the efficacy of other therapeutic interventions, Yoga can contribute to an individual’s long term stability and recovery. Yoga and healthcare professionals can learn to utilize Yoga with groups and individuals in order to safely support them in developing a sense of
agency, safe embodiment and to provide them with tools for self-regulation. Upon completion of this training, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of the underpinnings and application of trauma informed Yoga theories and techniques to support survivors in their healing. Trauma informed Yoga techniques are simple, highly effective and versatile and can be easily integrated into a variety of settings.


Part I: Friday Feb 9 5:00 - 9:00pm
Saturday Feb 10 12:00 - 8:00pm

Sunday Feb 11 1:30 - 5:30pm
Part II: Friday Feb 16 5:00 - 9:00pm
Saturday Feb 17 12:00 - 4:00pm

24 contact hours 3 non-contact hours = 27 Hours Total

$360 + tax before February 2nd, 2018, $400 + tax after.

There is one work-study position available in this course. Email oceanandcrow@gmail.com to apply.

Nicole Marcia, MA, C-IAYT, E-RYT-500, YACEP, TCTSY-F has taught therapeutic yoga classes and offered individual sessions to trauma survivors since 2004. She trains yoga and health care professionals in the trauma-informed yoga theory and techniques required to support trauma survivors in their healing, long-term stability and recovery. In 2009, she was awarded a master’s degree with a specialization in yoga therapy from Lesley University in Boston, MA. She was employed by the Provincial Health Services Association at their Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addictions as a yoga therapist from 2008 - 2017. She serves as the director of training at Yoga Outreach, is a faculty member at Ajna Yoga and the Vancouver School of Yoga and is an instructor and project coordinator in the Langara College Continuing Studies Holistic Health Department (Yoga). She teaches at Onsite, the treatment arm of North America’s first safe injection site in Vancouver’s downtown east side and is a member of Bridge for Health and the Breathe Network which connects survivors of sexual violence with healing arts practitioners. http://www.finebalanceyoga.ca

Intro to Touch and Yintimate Immersion Weekend with Haley Plaa CAD$208.95Purchase required to enroll

Immerse yourself in the world of touch for a weekend!

Learn the fundamentals of touch with an ethical and anatomical approach. We will explore techniques to relax and soften the body in different yoga poses through therapeutic massage, develop skills to look at the body and skillfully adjust from an understanding of how the body functions while learning best how to support your body in the process. Find your unique style of touch while diving into the ethical world of bodies, consent and the power of hands on connection. This immersion will give you the ability to hold space and bodies with integrity and respect, leaving you feeling more confident in your hands on adjustments and your ability as a teacher or practitioner.

On day one we will learn the anatomical and ethical approach by working with each other and practising assists. On day two we will experience a full 2 hour Yintimate workshop receiving touch from Haley, and then spend our last hour together in a Q&A about the experience.

This workshop is for yoga teachers or students who would like to learn a little bit more about how touch can be safe and therapeutic in a range of different bodies.

Saturday, March 24th, 12:30-7:30pm
Sunday March 25th, 2:00-5:00pm
$199 before March 17th
Late registration $250 (after March 17th)

There is one spot available for financial assistance in this course. Email julie@oceanandcrow.ca to apply.

Haley Plaa has been teaching yoga for over 7 years. She has been offering touch-based classes and workshops since 2015. After completing her first Yogassage training under the guidance of Brittanie Firth, through committed practice with fellow yogassage trainees, she offers and assists in workshops at Moksha Yoga Vancouver, Lululemon, Semperviva, Ocean and Crow Yoga Space/Studio and the Hive Northshore. With a passion for the therapeutics of touch, she is continually finding new techniques to massage and learn more deeply about how the body functions and with added touch, its direct effect on the mind and body. This is an offering close to Haley’s heart, as her passion is to encourage connection and relaxation through intention, intelligence and respect.


Family Yoga for All Ages CAD$36.75Purchase required to enroll

At every age and stage of life, the yoga practice gives us tools on how to have healthy bodies, calm minds, happy times, and freedom to be our unique selves. In this one-time class, guardian and child get to explore yoga postures, breath awareness, and yoga games. Both guardian and child learn helpful ways to be calm and patient, gentle and focused, and play mindfully and creatively. Join Alex and the wonderful community of families and do yoga together.

Sunday June 17th, 2018
2:00-3:15 pm
$30+tax before June 10th, $35+tax after

This one-day class is for families looking to share a gentle yoga practice together. Children of any age are welcome. Price is for one parent/guardian and one child.

Alex has been teaching yoga to all ages for a decade and enjoys sharing this work with beginners and all bodies. Her main goal as a teacher is to plant seeds of joy in everyone that can blossom for a whole lifetime of happiness.


Refunds may be issued with a $10 fee before June 10th. No refunds will be issued after June 10th.

Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Julie Peters CAD$63Purchase required to enroll

Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Julie Peters


This intimate. decadent class is limited to six participants, ensuring everyone has access to abundant props and lots of personalized attention. You'll rest in the most comfortable positions possible with plenty of hands-on support from Julie, who has ten years of experience teaching yoga to all kinds of bodies and loves to offer both massage-style assists and energetic hands-on healing for aches and pains. Let all your stress melt away and support your internal ability to heal physically and emotionally. Makes a fantastic gift.


Please register early as we only have space for six participants in this special workshop.



Sunday, December 9th, 7:00-9:00pm


$55+tax before December 2nd, $60+tax after.




Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga. She is also the author of the book Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses: Meditations on Desire, Relationships, and the Art of Being Broken (SkyLight Paths 2016). See more at jcpeters.ca

Ultra Deluxe Restorative and Healing Touch with Haley CAD$57.75Purchase required to enroll

This intimate, decadent class is limited to six participants, ensuring everyone has access to abundant props and lots of personalized attention. You'll rest in the most comfortable positions possible with plenty of hands-on support from Haley, who is practiced in Restorative touch for yoga, with multiple body work trainings and enrolled to continue developing her skills as a massage therapist. Let all your stress melt away and support your internal ability to heal physically and emotionally. Makes a fantastic gift.


Please register early as we only have space for six participants in this special workshop.

$55+tax before December 8th, $60+tax after.


Haley Plaa, RYT has been dedicated to movement since she was a young child. Mindful movement became a part of her daily life in 2008 while she studied for her B.A. at the University of Victoria. Since then she has trained in hatha, moksha, vinyasa, yin, trauma sensitive yoga and thai massage. As a teacher she guides from a collection of all of her trainings, holding space with warmth, respect and knowledge.


Holiday Stress Relief Restorative Yin with Julie Peters CAD$36.75Purchase required to enroll

Get away from the holiday hustle and bustle! Join Julie for a relaxing, stress-melting Restorative Yin class on December 24th with absolutely no holiday theme except to escape from it for a little while. Lie down in supported postures for a gentle stretch to release whatever stress you’ve been holding. Relax in cozy held positions that will give your nervous system a chance to reset itself, supporting your immune system, hormonal balance, and digestion. This class will be assisted with hands-on Restorative touch from Julie. All levels are welcome--bring the whole family (or leave them at home!).


Monday, December 24th, 2:00-3:30pm. $35+tax before December 16th, $40+tax after.

There is one spot for financial assistance available in this class. Email oceanandcrow @ gmail.com to inquire.


Julie (E-RYT 500, YACEP) is the studio director at Ocean and Crow. She has trained in yin, restorative, vinyasa, prenatal, postnatal, and trauma sensitive styles of yoga. She also has plenty of experience in Restorative touch: supportive hands-on assisting that can help calm the nervous system and heal the body from the inside out. Julie is the authorof Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses (SkyLight Paths 2016). Learn more at www.jcpeters.ca


Family Yoga with Alex Hughes (April 2019) CAD$31.50Purchase required to enroll

This class is for families looking to share a gentle yoga practice together. Children of any age are welcome, but the class will be designed for guardians and kids between age 2-9. Price is for one parent/guardian and one child.

At every age and stage of life, the yoga practice gives us tools on how to have healthy bodies, calm minds, happy times, and freedom to be our unique selves. In this class, parent and child get to explore partner poses, movement, breath awareness, meditation, relaxation, and yoga games. Both parent and child learn helpful ways to be calm and patient, gentle and focused, and play mindfully and creatively. Join Alex and the wonderful community of families doing yoga together.

Saturday April 13th, 2019

10:30am-11:30am

$30+tax before April 6th, $35 after


Alex has been teaching yoga to all ages for a decade and enjoys sharing this work with beginners and all bodies. Her main goal as a teacher is to plant seeds of joy in everyone that can blossom for a lifetime of happiness.



Deluxe Restorative Yoga, Massage, and Healing Touch (May 4th 2019) CAD$52.50Purchase required to enroll

Deep rest facilitates healthful digestion, sleep, immune function, muscular repair, and even emotional processing. Touch is one of the most powerful ways to access your own internal healing capabilities. Join Julie and Haley for a deeply relaxing, stress-melting experience that combines restful Restorative yoga and delightful, gentle massage. Rest in the most comfortable positions possible supported by plenty of props, and then go deep into the healing experience of a nervous system calmed and supported by hands-on work from both Haley and Julie. This workshop makes a wonderful gift to share with the one you love!

Everyone is welcome to this gentle practice; no particular experience or level of ability is required other than being able to sit and lie down on the ground. Just let us know if you are working with any issues.

To ensure everyone gets lots of attention in this workshop, we are limiting the registration to 10 people. This workshop tends to sell out quickly, please reserve your spot early.


Saturday, May 4th, 2019, 2:00-4:00pm

$50+tax before April 27th $55+tax after.


Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga. She is also the author of the book Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses: Meditations on Desire, Relationships, and the Art of Being Broken (SkyLight Paths 2016). See more at jcpeters.ca


Haley Plaa, RYT has been dedicated to movement since she was a young child. Mindful movement became a part of her daily life in 2008 while she studied for her B.A. at the University of Victoria. Since then she has trained in hatha, moksha, vinyasa, yin, trauma sensitive yoga and thai massage. As a teacher she guides from a collection of all of her trainings, holding space with warmth, respect and knowledge.


Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga, Massage, and Healing Touch (May 18th 2019) CAD$57.75Purchase required to enroll

This intimate. decadent class is limited to six participants, ensuring everyone has access to abundant props and lots of personalized attention. You'll rest in the most comfortable positions possible with plenty of hands-on support from Julie, who has ten years of experience teaching yoga to all kinds of bodies and loves to offer both massage-style assists and energetic hands-on healing for aches and pains. Let all your stress melt away and support your internal ability to heal physically and emotionally. Makes a fantastic gift.


Please register early as we only have space for six participants in this special workshop.


Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 2:00-4:00pm

$55+tax before May 11th, $60+tax after.


Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga. She is also the author of the book Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses: Meditations on Desire, Relationships, and the Art of Being Broken (SkyLight Paths 2016). See more at jcpeters.ca


Haley Plaa, RYT has been dedicated to movement since she was a young child. Mindful movement became a part of her daily life in 2008 while she studied for her B.A. at the University of Victoria. Since then she has trained in hatha, moksha, vinyasa, yin, trauma sensitive yoga and thai massage. As a teacher she guides from a collection of all of her trainings, holding space with warmth, respect and knowledge.



Deluxe Restorative Yoga, Massage, and Healing Touch (June 15th 2019) CAD$57.75Purchase required to enroll

Deep rest facilitates healthful digestion, sleep, immune function, muscular repair, and even emotional processing. Touch is one of the most powerful ways to access your own internal healing capabilities. Join Julie and Haley for a deeply relaxing, stress-melting experience that combines restful Restorative yoga and delightful, gentle massage. Rest in the most comfortable positions possible supported by plenty of props, and then go deep into the healing experience of a nervous system calmed and supported by hands-on work from both Haley and Julie. This workshop makes a wonderful gift!

Everyone is welcome to this gentle practice; no particular experience or level of ability is required other than being able to sit and lie down on the ground. Just let us know if you are working with any issues.

To ensure everyone gets lots of attention in this workshop, we are limiting the registration to 10 people. This workshop tends to sell out quickly, please reserve your spot early.


Saturday, June 15th, 2019, 2:00-4:00pm

$50+tax before June 8th, $55+tax after.


Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga. She is also the author of the book Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses: Meditations on Desire, Relationships, and the Art of Being Broken (SkyLight Paths 2016). See more at jcpeters.ca


Haley Plaa, RYT has been dedicated to movement since she was a young child. Mindful movement became a part of her daily life in 2008 while she studied for her B.A. at the University of Victoria. Since then she has trained in hatha, moksha, vinyasa, yin, trauma sensitive yoga and thai massage. As a teacher she guides from a collection of all of her trainings, holding space with warmth, respect and knowledge.




Cancellation policy Refunds may be issued with a $10 processing fee before June 8th. No refunds will be issued after June 8th.




Deluxe Restorative Yoga, Massage, and Healing Touch (July 27th, 2019) CAD$52.50Purchase required to enroll

Deep rest facilitates healthful digestion, sleep, immune function, muscular repair, and even emotional processing. Touch is one of the most powerful ways to access your own internal healing capabilities. Join Julie and Haley for a deeply relaxing, stress-melting experience that combines restful Restorative yoga and delightful, gentle massage. Rest in the most comfortable positions possible supported by plenty of props, and then go deep into the healing experience of a nervous system calmed and supported by hands-on work from both Haley and Julie. This workshop makes a wonderful gift!

Everyone is welcome to this gentle practice; no particular experience or level of ability is required other than being able to sit and lie down on the ground. Just let us know if you are working with any issues.

To ensure everyone gets lots of attention in this workshop, we are limiting the registration to 10 people. This workshop tends to sell out quickly, please reserve your spot early.


Saturday, July 27th, 2019, 2:00-4:00pm

$50+tax before July 20th, $55+tax after.


Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga. She is also the author of the book Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses: Meditations on Desire, Relationships, and the Art of Being Broken (SkyLight Paths 2016). See more at jcpeters.ca


Haley Plaa, RYT has been dedicated to movement since she was a young child. Mindful movement became a part of her daily life in 2008 while she studied for her B.A. at the University of Victoria. Since then she has trained in hatha, moksha, vinyasa, yin, trauma sensitive yoga and thai massage. As a teacher she guides from a collection of all of her trainings, holding space with warmth, respect and knowledge.




Cancellation policy Refunds may be issued with a $10 processing fee before July 20th. No refunds will be issued after July 20th.





Yoga for Mental Health with Nicole Marcia (Fall 2019) CAD$147Purchase required to enroll

Mental health includes the way we perceive our lives, how we interact with the world and our communities as well as our internal emotional landscape. Our mental health can affect our day to day life, relationships, physical health and our ability to build and sustain psychological resilience. Yoga can support us to feel more at home in our bodies and more connected in our relationships, communities and beyond.


This 4-part workshop will unpack the Yogic and medical models of mental health and explore how to understand, embody and utilize the practices and philosophies of yoga. We will move through an al levels asana practice to support being balanced and grounded so we can make the world we live in better, more beautiful, and way more interesting. This workshop is for anyone wanting to learn more about what it means to live expansive and interdependent lives.

Weekly home practices and workbook included.


Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm

4 classes, Sept 18th-October 9th. $140+tax before Sept 11th, $160+tax after.

Pre-registration required. No drop-ins.

*Register for the Sample Class and Info Session on Wednesday, July 3rd, 4:00-5:30pm at least 24 hours in advance here: https://oceanandcrow.pike13.com/group_classes/206043


*This class has one spot available for work-study. Email oceanandcrow@gmail.com to apply.



Nicole Marcia, MA, E-RYT 500, has taught therapeutic yoga classes and offered individual sessions to trauma survivors struggling with addiction, depression and anxiety since 2004. She also trains yoga teachers and clinicians in the trauma-sensitive yoga theory and techniques required to support trauma survivors in their healing, long-term stability and recovery. In 2009, she was awarded a master’s degree with a specialization in yoga therapy from Lesley University in Boston, MA. Since then, she has been employed by the Provincial Health Services Association at their Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addictions. She serves as the director of training at Yoga Outreach, is a faculty member at Ajna Yoga and the Vancouver School of Yoga and a curriculum developer and instructor the Langara College Continuing Studies. She teaches at Onsite, the treatment arm of North America’s first safe injection site and is a member of Bridge for Health and the Breathe Network which connects survivors of sexual violence with healing arts practitioners.


Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Julie Peters (July 10th 2019) CAD$63Purchase required to enroll

Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Julie Peters


This intimate. decadent class is limited to six participants, ensuring everyone has access to abundant props and lots of personalized attention. You'll rest in the most comfortable positions possible with plenty of hands-on support from Julie, who has ten years of experience teaching yoga to all kinds of bodies and loves to offer both massage-style assists and energetic hands-on healing for aches and pains. Let all your stress melt away and support your internal ability to heal physically and emotionally. Makes a fantastic gift.


Please register early as we only have space for six participants in this special workshop.



Wednesday, July 10th, 5:30-7:30pm


$55+tax before July 3rd, $60+tax after.




Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga. She is also the author of the book Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses: Meditations on Desire, Relationships, and the Art of Being Broken (SkyLight Paths 2016). See more at jcpeters.ca


Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Julie Peters (August 7th 2019) CAD$57.75Purchase required to enroll

Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Julie Peters


This intimate. decadent class is limited to six participants, ensuring everyone has access to abundant props and lots of personalized attention. You'll rest in the most comfortable positions possible with plenty of hands-on support from Julie, who has ten years of experience teaching yoga to all kinds of bodies and loves to offer both massage-style assists and energetic hands-on healing for aches and pains. Let all your stress melt away and support your internal ability to heal physically and emotionally. Makes a fantastic gift.


Please register early as we only have space for six participants in this special workshop.



Wednesday, August 7th, 5:30-7:30pm


$55+tax before July 31st, $60+tax after.




Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga. She is also the author of the book Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses: Meditations on Desire, Relationships, and the Art of Being Broken (SkyLight Paths 2016) and Want: 8 Steps to Recovering Desire, Passion, and Pleasure After Sexual Assault (Mango 2019). See more at jcpeters.ca






Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Julie Peters (August 21st 2019) CAD$57.75Purchase required to enroll

Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Julie Peters


This intimate. decadent class is limited to six participants, ensuring everyone has access to abundant props and lots of personalized attention. You'll rest in the most comfortable positions possible with plenty of hands-on support from Julie, who has ten years of experience teaching yoga to all kinds of bodies and loves to offer both massage-style assists and energetic hands-on healing for aches and pains. Let all your stress melt away and support your internal ability to heal physically and emotionally. Makes a fantastic gift.


Please register early as we only have space for six participants in this special workshop.



Wednesday, August 21st, 5:30-7:30pm


$55+tax before August 14th, $60+tax after.




Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga. She is also the author of the book Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses: Meditations on Desire, Relationships, and the Art of Being Broken (SkyLight Paths 2016) and Want: 8 Steps to Recovering Desire, Passion, and Pleasure After Sexual Assault (Mango 2019). See more at jcpeters.ca






Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Haley Plaa (Sept 7th 2019) CAD$57.75Purchase required to enroll

This intimate, decadent class is limited to a small group, ensuring everyone has access to abundant props and lots of personalized attention. You'll rest in the most comfortable positions possible with plenty of hands-on support from Haley, who is practiced in Restorative touch for yoga, with multiple body work trainings and enrolled to continue developing her skills as a massage therapist. Let all your stress melt away and support your internal ability to heal physically and emotionally. Makes a fantastic gift.


Please register early as we only have space for a small number of participants in this special workshop.

Saturday, September 7th, 2:00-4:00pm.

$55+tax before Sept 1st, $60+tax after.


Haley Plaa, RYT has been dedicated to movement since she was a young child. Mindful movement became a part of her daily life in 2008 while she studied for her B.A. at the University of Victoria. Since then she has trained in hatha, moksha, vinyasa, yin, trauma sensitive yoga and thai massage. As a teacher she guides from a collection of all of her trainings, holding space with warmth, respect and knowledge.




Deluxe Restorative Yoga, Massage, and Healing Touch with Haley and Julie (Sept 21st, 2019) CAD$52.50Purchase required to enroll

Deep rest facilitates healthful digestion, sleep, immune function, muscular repair, and even emotional processing. Touch is one of the most powerful ways to access your own internal healing capabilities. Join Julie and Haley for a deeply relaxing, stress-melting experience that combines restful Restorative yoga and delightful, gentle, supportive Restorative Touch. Rest in the most comfortable positions possible supported by plenty of props, and then go deep into the healing experience of a nervous system calmed and supported by hands-on work from both Haley and Julie. This workshop makes a wonderful gift to share!

Everyone is welcome to this gentle practice; no particular experience or level of ability is required other than being able to sit and lie down on the ground. Just let us know if you are working with any issues.

To ensure everyone gets lots of attention in this workshop, we are limiting the registration to 10 people. This workshop tends to sell out quickly, please reserve your spot early.


Saturday, September 21st, 2019, 2:00-4:00pm

$50+tax before September 14th, $55+tax after.


Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga and has been trained in touch practices, Restorative yoga, and trauma-informed practices. She is also the author of the books Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses (SkyLight Paths 2016) and Want: 8 Steps to Recovering Desire, Passion, and Pleasure After Sexual Assault (Mango 2019). See more at jcpeters.ca


Haley Plaa, RYT has been dedicated to movement since she was a young child. Mindful movement became a part of her daily life in 2008 while she studied for her B.A. at the University of Victoria. Since then she has trained in hatha, moksha, vinyasa, yin, trauma sensitive yoga and thai massage. She is currently enrolled in school for RMT massage. As a teacher she guides from a collection of all of her trainings, holding space with warmth, respect and knowledge.




Deluxe Restorative Yoga, Massage, and Healing Touch with Haley and Julie (October 26th, 2019) CAD$52.50Purchase required to enroll

Deep rest facilitates healthful digestion, sleep, immune function, muscular repair, and even emotional processing. Touch is one of the most powerful ways to access your own internal healing capabilities. Join Julie and Haley for a deeply relaxing, stress-melting experience that combines restful Restorative yoga and delightful, gentle, supportive Restorative Touch. Rest in the most comfortable positions possible supported by plenty of props, and then go deep into the healing experience of a nervous system calmed and supported by hands-on work from both Haley and Julie. This workshop makes a wonderful gift to share!

Everyone is welcome to this gentle practice; no particular experience or level of ability is required other than being able to sit and lie down on the ground. Just let us know if you are working with any issues.

To ensure everyone gets lots of attention in this workshop, we are limiting the registration to 10 people. This workshop tends to sell out quickly, please reserve your spot early.


Saturday, October 26th, 2019, 2:00-4:00pm

$50+tax before October 19th, $55+tax after.


Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga and has been trained in touch practices, Restorative yoga, and trauma-informed practices. She is also the author of the books Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses (SkyLight Paths 2016) andWant: 8 Steps to Recovering Desire, Passion, and Pleasure After Sexual Assault (Mango 2019). See more at jcpeters.ca


Haley Plaa, RYT has been dedicated to movement since she was a young child. Mindful movement became a part of her daily life in 2008 while she studied for her B.A. at the University of Victoria. Since then she has trained in hatha, moksha, vinyasa, yin, trauma sensitive yoga and thai massage. She is currently enrolled in school for RMT massage. As a teacher she guides from a collection of all of her trainings, holding space with warmth, respect and knowledge.



Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Haley Plaa (November 16th 2019) CAD$57.75Purchase required to enroll

This intimate, decadent class is limited to a small group, ensuring everyone has access to abundant props and lots of personalized attention. You'll rest in the most comfortable positions possible with plenty of hands-on support from Haley, who is practiced in Restorative touch for yoga, with multiple body work trainings and enrolled to continue developing her skills as a massage therapist. Let all your stress melt away and support your internal ability to heal physically and emotionally. Makes a fantastic gift.


Please register early as we only have space for a small number of participants in this special workshop.

Saturday, November 16th, 2:00-4:00pm.

$55+tax before Nov 9th, $60+tax after.


Haley Plaa, RYT has been dedicated to movement since she was a young child. Mindful movement became a part of her daily life in 2008 while she studied for her B.A. at the University of Victoria. Since then she has trained in hatha, moksha, vinyasa, yin, trauma sensitive yoga and thai massage. As a teacher she guides from a collection of all of her trainings, holding space with warmth, respect and knowledge.





Deluxe Restorative Yoga, Massage, and Healing Touch with Haley and Julie (November 30th 2019) CAD$52.50Purchase required to enroll

Deep rest facilitates healthful digestion, sleep, immune function, muscular repair, and even emotional processing. Touch is one of the most powerful ways to access your own internal healing capabilities. Join Julie and Haley for a deeply relaxing, stress-melting experience that combines restful Restorative yoga and delightful, gentle, supportive Restorative Touch. Rest in the most comfortable positions possible supported by plenty of props, and then go deep into the healing experience of a nervous system calmed and supported by hands-on work from both Haley and Julie. This workshop makes a wonderful gift to share!

Everyone is welcome to this gentle practice; no particular experience or level of ability is required other than being able to sit and lie down on the ground. Just let us know if you are working with any issues.

To ensure everyone gets lots of attention in this workshop, we are limiting the registration to 10 people. This workshop tends to sell out quickly, please reserve your spot early.


Saturday, November 30th 2019, 2:00-4:00pm

$50+tax before November 23rd, $55+tax after.


Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga and has been trained in touch practices, Restorative yoga, and trauma-informed practices. She is also the author of the books Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses (SkyLight Paths 2016) and Want: 8 Steps to Recovering Desire, Passion, and Pleasure After Sexual Assault (Mango 2019). See more at jcpeters.ca


Haley Plaa, RYT has been dedicated to movement since she was a young child. Mindful movement became a part of her daily life in 2008 while she studied for her B.A. at the University of Victoria. Since then she has trained in hatha, moksha, vinyasa, yin, trauma sensitive yoga and thai massage. She is currently enrolled in school for RMT massage. As a teacher she guides from a collection of all of her trainings, holding space with warmth, respect and knowledge.





Ultra Deluxe Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Julie Peters (October 14th, 2019) CAD$57.75Purchase required to enroll

This intimate, decadent class is limited to a small number of participants, ensuring everyone has access to abundant props and lots of personalized attention. You'll rest in the most comfortable positions possible with plenty of hands-on support from Julie, who has ten years of experience teaching yoga to all kinds of bodies. She has been trained in Restorative yoga, trauma-sensitive yoga, and hands-on assists, which she uses specifically to help calm the system and heal the body. She is a big believer in the magic of gentle, loving, consensual touch. Let all your stress melt away and support your internal ability to heal physically and emotionally. Makes a fantastic gift.

Please register early as we only have space for a small number of participants in this special workshop.


Thanksgiving Monday, October 14th, 1-3pm

$55+tax before October 7th, $60+tax after.


Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga Ocean and Crow Yoga. She is also the author of the books Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses: Meditations on Desire, Relationships, and the Art of Being Broken (SkyLight Paths 2016) and Want: 8 Steps to Recovering Desire, Passion, and Pleasure After Sexual Assault (Mango 2019). See more at jcpeters.ca

Appointments

Private Session Starting at CAD$105 per appointmentFrom CAD$100 per visit with Pathfinding Extension- Five Sessions with Julie passPurchase required to enroll

Mentorship No purchase required to enroll

Ultra Deluxe Semi Private Restorative Yoga and Healing Touch with Haley and Julie CAD$315 per appointmentFrom CAD$132 per visit with Ultra Deluxe Semi-Private Restorative Yoga, Massage, and Healing Touch with Haley and Julie passNo purchase required to enroll

Ultra Deluxe Semi-Private Restorative Yoga, Massage, and Healing Touch

This 90 minute semi-private class is limited to a maximum of five people, ensuring everyone gets four bolsters, four blankets, and full attention from Haley, who offers Thai massage, and Julie, who offers healing touch and guides you into a Restorative yoga practice tailored to your aches and pains and whatever is going on for you that day. The deep, nourishing rest will calm your nerves, encourage a good night’s sleep, help you heal from the inside out, and release whatever stress you may be holding--especially during the holiday season. This indulgently deluxe experience makes an excellent gift for yourself and up to four of your closest friends or loved ones.


$300+tax for the session. Email julie@oceanandcrow.ca to schedule an Ultra Deluxe practice for you and the ones you love. Once you have purchased the semi-private session, we will find a date according to everyone's availability. It's up to you who you would like to bring and how many people as long as we have a maximum of five in the room.

Julie Peters, E-RYT 500, MA is a writer, yoga teacher, and co-owner of Ocean and Crow Yoga. Her work largely focuses on how yoga can help us live our lives better and find our own ways of healing ourselves. Hands-on assists, healing touch, and personalized prop placement within Restorative practices have become some of her most powerful tools in helping her students and clients access connection to their own bodies and the many-layered benefits of a yoga practice. She teaches regular Restorative yoga and Yoga to Heal the Nervous System classes at Ocean and Crow Yoga.

Haley Plaa, RYT has been dedicated to movement since she was a young child. Mindful movement became a part of her daily life in 2008 while she studied for her B.A. at the University of Victoria. Since then she has trained in hatha, moksha, vinyasa, yin, trauma sensitive yoga and thai massage. As a teacher she guides from a collection of all of her trainings, holding space with warmth, respect and knowledge. Haley teaches a regular class at Ocean and Crow called Gentle Yin and Therapeutic Touch.


Semi-Private with Julie CAD$136.50 per appointmentPurchase required to enroll