YOGA with erica

 

WE SELL PROPS

at reasonable prices!

  1. Bolsters – Halfmoon rectangular bolsters

  2. Mats – Halfmoon PRO, Halfmoon Practice, Halfmoon Natural Rubber, and Khataland folding

  3. Meditation – locally-made hardwood benches + 2 sizes of Halfmoon meditation cushions

  4. Other – sari-silk lavender eye pillows, straps, 4” blocks, foam chip blocks, Joy-A-Toes, 10-class passes, gift certificates.



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CHRISTMAS

2017 – $2300

2016 – $3800

2015 – $3900

2014 – $4400

Two sessions of Christmas yoga – one AM and one PM – support Whitehorse Foodbank, Mae Bachur Animal Shelter, Little Footprints Big Steps, Soi Dog Foundation, International Federation of Animal Welfare, and Humane Society International.


THANK YOU!

Slower is stronger.
Gentle is the new advanced.

CLASSES + SCHEDULE
Classes are typically 1.5 hours or 90 minutes

Located in the heart of Whitehorse since 2007.
Classes are designed for beginner + intermediate students who want to learn yoga, intelligent movement + critical alignment for better health, performance and aging; for healing, self-study, spiritual growth, and happiness. Classes emphasize:
study of breath for lightness, strength + integration – to make any level of practice deep and satisfying, healing and meditative
self-awareness for improved proprioception, release of tension + new patterns of muscular response
verbal + some hands-on guidance to aid self-awareness and alignment
modifications for beginners, more advanced versions of postures for more experienced practitioners
Coming with an issue? Tell me on your way in. We’ll do something to address it. Classes can respond to your needs!
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DROP-INS — Welcome to all classes. 
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PRICES —
Pre-registration – Price for a full session is next to each course in the schedule below. If you know at the time of registration dates you will miss, the course can be pro-rated. Works out to $12 per class.
Single Drop-in – $16
10-Class Pass – $140
All-You-Can-Yoga Pass – Ready to make yoga part of your life with 3+ classes a week? $30/week – makes classes $10 if you come 3x a week; $8 if you come 4x a week; $6 if you come 5x a week!

GENERAL INFORMATION —
Absolute Beginners, Level 1 and Level 2 are classic yoga classes based on the traditions of Pattabhi Jois and BKS Iyengar. They are progressive in nature over the duration of a session and vary from session to session depending on the levels and needs of registered students.
Hips Hams Core is an intelligent movement course designed to make you open, stable and strong. 
Hips Hams Better Backs is a critical alignment/intelligent movement course designed to open very tight bodies, heal “issues”, and strengthen in a gentle, supported way.
Rise + Shine and Slow Flow Resto’ both involve classic yoga postures, critical alignment and intelligent movement stretches, and some passive and restorative poses. These classes are designed to send you out into your day feeling good.
Restorative is a hybrid of critical alignment/intelligent movement stretching and classic (Iyengar/Judith Lassiter style) passive, supported restorative postures – for nervous system healing, immune system boosting, the smoothing of emotions, and deep release and healing.
Yes, we have yoga mats for you to use.
May and November often see a visiting teacher with special programming.
Classes are 1.5 hours, are not subsidized by government, pay for the yoga space as well as new and maintained props, and are an important source of income. Thank you.

To register or enquire: wallymaltz@mac.com Thanks!

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2 0 1 8
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Drop-ins welcome. Thank you!
MAR 12-Apr 27 (6 wks) 
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* * * * * * No classes Mar 29-Apr 4 * * * * * *
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MON     5:30-7 pm . Absolute Beginners – Intro to Yoga . $84     
              7:30-9 pm . Hips Hams Core – All Levels . $84
                            All levels – Fairly vigorous classes, with an emphasis on breath
                            and a “slower is stronger”. Designed to dramatically increase
                            core strength; open, stabilize and strengthen hips; and lengthen
                            hamstrings. Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
TUE      7-8:20 AM . Rise and Shine! – $84
                            All levels – stretch, flow, restore + meditation                        
                            Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
              5:30-7 pm . Intermediate – Level 2 . $84                                         
                            Explore alignment and form in a wide range of familiar + new 
                            poses, applying what we learn to deeper forward bends, 
                            backbends, balances, inversions and some flowing sequences.
                            Pre-registration appreciated. Drop-ins welcome if class has
                            enough registered students to run. Best to check first.
WED      5:30-7 pm . Beginner w/ Experience – Level 1 . $84
                            Beginner with Experience – Assumes some familiarity with the   
                            components of Sun Salutation A + B, a few standing poses like 
                            Triangle (Trikonasana), Extended side angle (Parsvakonasana), 
                            Warriors 1 + 2 (Virabhadrasanas). We use these to cultivate the
                            principles of intelligent movement universal to all yoga and all 
                            life activities, and use those principles to widen your repertoire of
                            poses. Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
               7:30-9 pm . Hips Hams Better Backs – All Levels . $84
                            All levels – therapeutic work for healing, subtle work for strength 
                            Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
FRI         5:30-7 pm . Slow Flow + Resto – All Levels . $72                                                
                            All levels – stretch, flow + restore. Only 6 classes this session.
                            Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
SUN       10:30 am-Noon . Restorative Yoga – All Levels . Drop in                                
                            All levels – stretch + restore.
                            NO Restorative on April 1, Easter Sunday
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Mar 29-Apr 4    NO Yoga
                             (Happy Easter!)
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SPRING! 
Spring into vibrance and promise of a fresh and budding world – cleanse, stretch and strengthen... inside and out!_________________________________________________________________________________________

APR 27-MAY 2    NO Yoga
APR 29 . Sunday . NO Restorative

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MAY 6    Sunday . Restorative Yoga
                 10:30 am-Noon
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MAY 3-9     7 Days of Yoga Detox 
          AM      TH-FR  6:45-8:15 am
                      SA-SU  8:30-10 am
                      MO-WE 6:45-8:15 am                    
          PM      TH-FR  5-7 pm
                      SA-SU 8:30-10 am
                      MO-WE 5-7 pm
The pussywillows are purring and it’s time to get ready for Spring! 
Begin with a simple, natural Awake! alkalizing, metabolism-boosting beverage easy to incorporate into daily life post-detox.
Practice to breathe deeply, stretch intelligently, and move to build some heat to detox. End restoratively. 
End with a detoxifying juice, liver detox tincture and detox tea.
Take home a Clean Green Dragon and detox bath ingredients. 
Beginner-to-mid level poses + accessible but interesting work to awaken your core, awareness, lightness and joy! Restorative work on Sunday and daily restorative elements will balance longer days and changing sleep patterns.  
Let this daily practice be the base for 7 days of healthy eating, and healthy habits. Eat from the easy eating list we will give you and go dairy, wheat, meat, sugar and alcohol free this week. You’ll have a whole group and a great daily ritual to support you! We’ll provide you with an easy eating list and teach you a few delicious tricks.
Want to make this detox work harder? Start with 1-3 weeks of a Heavy Metal Detox in advance (ask me about this). Follow our seven day detox with a Parasite Cleanse. Book colon hydrotherapy, lymphatic drainage and a healing massage.
Accessible to all with some yoga experience. $175
Also included: liver cleansing tincture, 1x detox bath to take home, and “saatvic” breakfast together on Saturday. Invite a friend to join you for Saturday breakfast!
If you decide to do both AM + PM Detox, you’ll do similar practices morning and evening, and get the same metabolism-boosting Awaken, cleansing Clean Green Dragon, and detox/nourishing juice to begin and end your day. However, as morning and evening groups come together on the weekend, you wouldn’t have the evening session, so the AM/PM Double 7-Day Detox would be $276.
Please pre-register at wallymaltz@mac.com
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MAY 9-16 . JEFF MAH RETURNS!
Come to all you can! Jeff is a unique yogic explorer and rare, funny, innovative teacher. You always learn something in a Jeff Mah class. And you work. And you smile. Some yoga experience useful.

WEEKDAY AM . Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday
7-8:20 AM  Joy Practice
A Jeff-style combination of mindfulness, accessible 
yoga, intelligent movement, a bit of hard work (important
to brain health and regeneration), and humour that will 
have you starting your day tuned up, tuned in, and very 
very happy.
Sign up for one: $18 . Sign up for all 4: $62
WEEKDAY PM . Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday
6-8 PM       Summer Prep for the Best Summer Ever
Prepare for the best summer ever of mountain biking, 
hiking, climbing, paddling and other outdoor summer fun.
Sign up for one: $25 . Sign up for all 4: $90
SATURDAY                                                                     Y
9 -Noon     Stick to It . A Dowel (and Ball) Workshop
Come explore dowel technique - where one works 
intelligently with a stick and balls to increase openings 
and aid recovery. We will emphasize challenging parts 
of the body and bring space and vitality where there 
was once stagnation. 
Please sign up in advance: $50 
SUNDAY                                                                          Y    
2-5 pm        Using Yoga to Solve Tough Decisions
A workshop that combines an asana component with a 
very strong mental/meditative element to help people 
with their daily lives. This practice explores how yoga and meditation can be used to gain clarity on our toughest life decisions. When yoga is done well, one regains trust in 
their feelings. Bring a sense of adventure, and a tough 
decision that you wish to gain insight on. Your dilemma is 
your own secret – you will not need to share. Simple be 
willing to look inwards!
Please sign up in advance: $50
Register and pay by April 16 
for a 10% Earlybird Discount.
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MAY 20   NO Restorative Yoga
                  (Victoria Day Long Weekend)
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MAY 17-26 . no classes with Erica
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MAY 27   Sunday . Restorative Yoga
                  10:30 am-Noon
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SUMMER 
Short, oh-so-sweet, and a great time to do yoga. 
Register for what you can come to, and pro-rate the fee.
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MAY 28-JUL 20 (8 wks)
Please pre-register if possible. Morning classes must be pre-registered. Courses can be pro-rated if you know at the time of registration, which dates you will be away. Of course drop-ins are welcome! But pre-registration helps me tailor courses to better fit participants. Thank you!

MON     7-8:30 pm . Hips Hams Core – All Levels . $96
                            All levels – stronger, more active work for core strength, for 
                            opening, stabilizing and strengthening hips, and lengthening 
                            hamstring muscles
                            Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome                                 
                            Class on as usual, Monday July 2 (long weekend)
TUE      7-8:20 AM . Rise and Shine! . $96
                            All levels – stretch, flow, restore + meditation                        
                            Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
WED      5:30-7 pm .  Gentle Hatha Flow – Level 1/2 . $96
                           Warm up with breath + stretch, move through poses you know and 
                           get to know them better! Explore new poses, and the pleasure of                     
                           applying what you do know, to what you don’t! 
                           Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
              7:30-9 pm . Hips Hams Better Backs – All Levels . $96
                            All levels – therapeutic work for healing, subtle work for strength 
                            Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
FRI        7-8:20 AM . Rise and Shine! . $96
                            All levels – stretch, flow, restore + meditation                        
                            Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
SUN       10:30 am-Noon . Restorative Yoga – All Levels . Drop in                                
                            All levels – stretch + restore.                         
                            Class as usual, July 1 (long weekend)

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TBA    Lunch Yoga at Miles Canyon
            JULY . 12:10-1:10 / 20 pm
On the bench of land overlooking the Yukon River, just across the footbridge and hang a right. Yoga beside the river is truly lovely. If you have the time, bring your lunch and stay afterwards. Oh, and bring your mat, if you have one.
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JUL 29    NO Restorative Yoga
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August . no classes with Erica
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AUTUMN 
Short and oh-so-sweet, and a great time to do yoga. Register for what you can come to, and pro-rate the fee.
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SEP 2    Restorative Yoga
                Sunday 10:30 am-Noon 
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These courses can be pro-rated if you are unable to make all the classes. Just let me know —

SEP 5-15  Rise + Shine! . $96
                    8 Days of Accessible Yoga
                    to get you back in the flow
                    WK 1: TU-TH-FR . 7-8:20 AM
                    WK 2: MO-FR . 7-8:20 AM

SEP 5-15  Flow–Resto’ . $96
                    8 Days of Accessible Yoga
                    to get you back in the flow
                    WK 1: MO-TH 7:30-9 PM
                    WK 2: MO-TH 5:30-7 PM

SEP 10    Restorative Yoga
                  SU . 10:30 am-Noon 

SEP 16    Better Backs Workshop . $35
                  SA . 9 am-Noon

SEP 17    Restorative Yoga
                  SU . 10:30 am-Noon

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SEP 18-OCT 8 . no classes with Erica
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Please pre-register!
NOV 11    Restorative Mini-Retreat
                        Remembrance Day
                  Saturday . 1-4 pm . $50
Ahh, November. A perfect time to take a few hours away from the arguably hardest month of the year and spend it with your self — a bit of stretching, breathing, very restorative yoga, yoga nidra, and a few hours away in a peaceful place, with peaceful sounds, tea, treats,  and others also wanting a little relief from a crazy world and challenging 30-day block on the calendar. A restorative mini-retreat.
CLICK HERE FOR RESTORATIVE MINI-RETREAT POSTER
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NOV 9-DEC 3
Monday         5:30-7 pm . Absolute Beginners – Intro to Yoga . $96     
                     7:30-9 pm . Hips Hams Core – All Levels . $96
Tuesday        7-8:20 AM . Rise and Shine! – $96
                         All levels – stretch, flow, restore + meditation
                     5:30-7 pm . Detailing Primary – Level 2 . $96               
Wednesday   5:30-7 pm . Beginning Primary – Level 1 . $96
                     7:30-9 pm . Hips Hams Better Backs – All Levels . $96
Friday            5:30-7 pm . Slow Flow + Resto – All Levels . $96
Sunday         10:30 am-Noon . Restorative – All Levels
                     Thanksgiving Sunday – No Restorative
CLICK HERE FOR FALL INTO WINTER, SCHEDULE POSTER
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Please pre-register!
DEC 8-13    Restore + Retreat
                             A Daily Dose . 6 Days
                             FR-SA . 5-6:30 pm
                      SU-WE . 7-8:30 pm
Things are revving up out there, LOTS of activities, Christmas coming and yet the rhythm of nature (and flu/cold season) is saying SLOW DOWN! What to do? Fit a bit of slow in and spend a little time nurturing body, nervous system, immune and digestive systems. Be somewhere every evening for 6 evenings where nobody wants anything from you, doesn’t expect you to be anywhere else and you can give body and soul some real care. You will not believe how much better you feel!  

Come for one, some, or all. But let me know! ALL: $72 . SGL: $16


DEC 11-13   Better Backs
                        3 Days of Healing Yoga
                        MO-WE . 5-6:30 pm

Therapeutic yoga regime for better back health. Mellow but effective. Designed to help limber, heal + strengthen all backs. Feel perpetually curved over? Worried about the “hump”? Feeling like you spine is stiffening up? Have upper, mid or low back issues? The spine is the key to long life and good health. Yes, spine health does strongly involve core awareness and strength. GENTLY explore, stretch, heal.
ALL: $36 . SGL: $16

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Dec 15-25 . no classes with Erica
Visiting mum and dad in Calgary for Christmas
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DROP-INS WELCOME
DEC 26-31  6 Days of Christmas PM
                              TU-SU 5:30-7:30 PM . $100

DEC 27-31  5 Days of Christmas AM
                              WE-FR 7-8:30 AM
                              SA-SU 9:30-11:30 AM . $90

Looking for balance this holiday season? Join us for the 6-day Christmas Yoga mind-body immersion. 

Help offset the Christmas whirl, eggnog, rich food, sweets, libations and busy busy busy — BREATHE, STRETCH + MOVE THIS CHRISTMAS! Six evenings or five mornings of fun, accessible, all-levels yoga will increase your strength, flexibility, balance, awareness and laughter – ALL the ingredients for living and aging well.

All proceeds go to animal and human charities here in the Yukon and abroad.

Mae Bachur Animal Shelter, Whitehorse Food Bank, Little Footprints Big Steps, International Humane Society, Soi Dog Foundation, World Animal Protection, Sea Shephard Conservation Society.

There are sometimes spaces for drop-ins, so please do contact me. Drop-in fee: $16 mornings, $20 evenings. These Christmas workshops are fundraisers so 10-class passes cannot be used.

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JAN 1    New Year’s SANKALPA:
                Guided Meditation, Yoga, and 
                Deep Resolution-Setting — 
                a mini-retreat . $45
                Monday . 11 am-3 pm

SANKALPA . SETTING RESOLVE — For those who want to start their new year in contemplation for meaningful intention-setting. 

An afternoon of contemplative silence. We start with a brief stretch to centre and move into a guided meditation of the questions needed to find our one most meaningful resolution for the year – followed by quiet time to write any thoughts / questions / intentions arising from the meditation. Moving into 45 minutes of accessible yoga, stretch and flow. A silent break with tea, snacks and personal thought/contemplation. Closing with some restorative yoga leading into a long deep yoga nidra to create space for answers and intention to arise, and set more deeply. We will take home the awareness, space and contemplation of the session, and our own stickers for around the house and car, to surprise and gently remind ourselves and perhaps others of what we hoped for from the year.
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JAN 15-MAR 1 (7 wks)


MON     5:30-7 pm . Absolute Beginners – Intro to Yoga . $84     
              7:30-9 pm . Hips Hams Core – All Levels . $84
                            All levels – Fairly vigorous classes, with an emphasis on breath
                            and a “slower is stronger”. Designed to dramatically increase
                            core strength; open, stabilize and strengthen hips; and lengthen
                            hamstrings. Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
TUE      7-8:20 AM . Rise and Shine! – $84
                            All levels – stretch, flow, restore + meditation                        
                            Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
              5:30-7 pm . Intermediate – Level 2 . $84                                         
                            Explore alignment and form in a wide range of familiar + new 
                            poses, applying what we learn to deeper forward bends, 
                            backbends, balances, inversions and some flowing sequences.
                            Pre-registration appreciated. Drop-ins welcome if class has
                            enough registered students to run. Best to check first.
WED      5:30-7 pm . Beginner w/ Experience – Level 1 . $84
                            Beginner with Experience – Assumes some familiarity with the   
                            components of Sun Salutation A + B, a few standing poses like 
                            Triangle (Trikonasana), Extended side angle (Parsvakonasana), 
                            Warriors 1 + 2 (Virabhadrasanas). We use these to cultivate the
                            principles of intelligent movement universal to all yoga and all 
                            life activities, and use those principles to widen your repertoire of
                            poses. Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
               7:30-9 pm . Hips Hams Better Backs – All Levels . $84
                            All levels – therapeutic work for healing, subtle work for strength 
                            Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
FRE        5:30-7 pm . Slow Flow + Resto – All Levels . $72                                                
                            All levels – stretch, flow + restore. Only 6 classes this session.
                            Pre-registration greatly appreciated. Drop-ins welcome
SUN       10:30 am-Noon . Restorative Yoga – All Levels . Drop in                                
                            All levels – stretch + restore.

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FEB 14-21    Yoga for a Broken Heart
                    MO-FR . 7-8:20 am
Whatever it is – the world situation, politics, a loss, a long winter or a difficult relationship – that has broken your heart, BRING IT! Deep relaxation and breathing. Healing stretches and breathing. Gentle breath-based flow, supported openers and supported forward bends. Loving-kindness, gratitude and breath-based meditation. 
Tea after, if desired. These 5 morning will make a difference. $60 
Please pre-register at wallymaltz@mac.com
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MAR 2-11 . no classes with Erica
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MAR 11   NO Restorative Yoga
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APR 26-   7 Days of Yoga Detox (PM)
MAY 2       TH-FR  5-7 pm
                   SA-SU 8:30-10 am
                   MO-WE 5-7 pm
The pussywillows are purring and it’s time to get ready for Spring! 
Begin with an alkalizing, metabolism-boosting beverage, then settle into a practice where we breathe deeply, stretch intelligently, and move to build some heat to detox. Ending restoratively. Followed by a detoxifying juice, Clean Green Dragon (to take home), and detox tea. 
Beginner-to-mid level poses + accessible but interesting work to awaken your core, awareness, lightness and joy! Restorative work on Sunday and daily restorative elements will balance longer days and changing sleep patterns.  
Make a strong determination to let this daily practice create the base for 7 days of healthy eating, and healthy habits. No meat, dairy, wheat, sugar or alcohol. You’ll have a whole group and a great daily ritual to support you! And we’ll provide you with an easy eating list and teach you a few delicious tricks.
Want to make this detox work harder for you? Start with 1-3 weeks of a Heavy Metal Detox in advance (ask me about this). Follow our seven days with a Parasite Cleanse. Book colon hydrotherapy, lymphatic drainage and a healing massage.
Accessible to all with some yoga experience. $175
Also included: liver cleansing tincture, 1x detox bath to take home, and “saatvic” breakfast together on Saturday. Invite a friend to join you for Saturday breakfast!
Please pre-register at wallymaltz@mac.com

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OTHER YOGA IN THE YUKON:

Whitehorse Yoga: yogawhitehorse.ca

Breath of Life: breathoflifestudio.com

The Studio: yukonyogapilates.com

Grace Space:  gracespaceyukon.com

Upstairs at the Alpine Bakery . 411 Alexander Street . Since 2007

Inspired by the lineage of Sri T. Krishnamacharya

through the traditions of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois + BKS Iyengar – or as Richard Freeman calls it, Ashtangar Yoga . wallymaltz@mac.com . 335.9385