DATE: Monday


LOCATION: 5475 Pare Street, Montreal

ATTEND: Yin Yang Yoga

Yoga Gym is an intimate & private studio with a calming & peaceful atmosphere specifically designed to enhance your practice of yoga and meditation. What sets Yoga Gym apart from any other Yoga Studio is the true dedication to the practice of Yoga and Meditation with personalized attention and guidance for each and every student. Experience with each class and session a deep connection and transformation.

Joanne's Teaching Schedule for classes, courses and workshops

A practice of Yoga and Meditation is a commitment to health and well being. For loving your body and feeling great - both inside and out - there is simply no better practice. Yoga improves balance,flexibility,strenght and enhances energy and concentration. As a result, yoga facilitates reengagement with our inner most selves. Whether you are looking to begin an exhilarating exercise program or are wanting to experience stress-relief through stretching and meditation, the studio Yoga Gym is the perfect place for you. Joanne will provide you with hands-on, individual attention and will surely challenge and encourage you throughout your practice.

Monday - 12pm

Yin-Yang Yoga - 60 minutes

Teacher: Joanne

This class provides a balanced practice of both Yin and Yang styles of yoga. The Yin style of long-held passive poses opens the body to more flexibility and chi flow through the subtle channels while also engendering a more contemplative, non-reactive quality of mind and the of Yang flow, strengthens and invigorates the body and mind. Each class will conclude with meditation and relaxation.Practitioners of all levels are welcome.

Please call or e-mail Joanne to reserve your place.

Monday - 6pm

Vinyasa Flow - 75 minutes

Teacher: Joanne

Invigorating and challenging,these classes offer a complete journey for the body and mind.Students will practice both classical and creatively-adapted sun salutations,standing and seated postures,balance-poses,backbends,and inversions alongside meditation,yogic breathing and relaxation.All levels welcome.

Please call or e-mail Joanne to reserve your place.

Wednesday - 12pm

Vinyasa Flow Basics - 60 minutes

Teacher: Joanne

In Vinyasa Flow Basics you will begin to build the foundation for your yoga practice and receive individualized attention as you gain flexibility, strength, and balance. In each class you will explore specific alignment of asanas (yoga poses) and asana sequences including standing, seated, backbends and sun salutations; as well as the relationship of movement and breath. Yogic breathing, meditation and relaxation techniques will also be introduced, perfect for stress relief and overall well being.Beginners are welcome.

Please call or e-mail Joanne to reserve your place.

Workshops (Dates to be Announced)

Yoga for Back Care

Back pain is the most common medical problem affecting 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives. Unlike traditional back exercises, which isolate the body to stretched and strengthen, yoga postures are designed to integrate and benefit the whole body.

Within this 2 hour workshop each participant will learn how to rehabilitate and self heal through strengthening and stretching the core muscles. We will also practice relaxation and breathing techniques to relieve physical tension and mental stress often associated with chronic pain. Each participant will learn a series of exercises that can be performed at home for daily care and maintenance. The session will end with restorative Yoga postures to experience.

Mindfulness Meditation and Yin Yoga

In today's modern world, meditation is becoming more popular as people search for ways to relax, de-stress, accelerate their spiritual development and enhance their quality of life.

In this 2 hour workshop Joanne Nowa a certified Yoga and Meditation Therapist will guide you with different techniques to quiet your mind and discussions on how to incorporate mindfulness into your daily life. Joanne will also explore mindfulness of the body thru a yin yoga practice learning specific Yin Yoga sequences to promote health and balance.

Combining the physical practice of Yin Yoga with a guided meditation helps to unlock deep holding patterns in the mind and body. Through long, deep stretches the therapeutic practice of Yin Yoga will prepare the physical and subtle bodies for meditation and relaxation.

Please call or email Joanne for more information.