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Nadia Y has shared her experience on Sacred Joy - India Pilgrimage so far in our last newsletter!

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India called to me after I completed the 200 Hour Inspiring Spirit Self Development & Yoga Teacher Training in 2017. I heard we would be doing yoga in front of the Taj Mahal and riding camels through the desert at sunset and thought ..sign me up. It is hard to believe within such a short period of t...

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Gina Roman
· July 15, 2017
Loved my Beginner Yoga 1 class with Shasta. I wanted to take this course so I would have a better understanding of the poses and how to breath. Well worth the travel time, driving in from Toronto to t...he studio weekly. I have attended a number of classes at a variety of studios over the years, but pretty much faked my way through it. The fine tuning and gentle tweeking of how to get into, as well as out of, a pose was amazingly helpful. The studio is genuinely welcoming as is the teaching. Shasta is a teacher not a preacher, and I always left the studio feeling joyful, lighter and wanting more. See More
Early Bird
· August 11, 2017
I love everything about this studio except for one VERY important thing!

My mum has been wanting to get into yoga for quite a while now and Balanced Life was recommended to us. She deals with skins ...problems and is very sensitive to scents. She called the studio before every stepping foot in there and asked if they are scent free. She was told they are, not to worry.

They say they are but it is clearly not reinforced, as she has had to leave THREE times before the class she went to attend had even started because someone kept coming with a heavy fragrance on. She mentioned it to the girl at the desk every time, told them why she was leaving and that she was told it was scent free. They were all kind and apologetic and reinforced the fact that it is indeed scent free. Yet they arent saying anything to the woman who is coming in scented. (it is the same woman every time and they have been told who) Clearly - because it keeps happening. I suppose the scented woman is a regular and they dont want to offend her? It is unfortunate because now my mum has really just been lied to and there is no follow through at all on the studios part to make the situation right. She is offended and I am, for her.

Its a huge shame because we both really love everything else about Balanced Life Yoga! its a fantastic, magical place with really wonderful teachers. I just wish they could follow through on their own policies. Its pushed us away and I supposed we will have to look elsewhere.
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Nadia Y
· May 30, 2017
Balanced Life yoga completely changed my life for the better. Reiki healing, the various workshop and class offerings along with the Inspiring Spirit 200 hour teacher training - I have been a member o...f this incredible community for 3 years and as a result my fears have truly dissolved and my life has become abundant and enriching. There is always such a welcoming and comforting positive energy held in this amazing space. I have met lifelong sisters and mentors. Through this community I finally felt I found my true self and place in this world and I cannot express the gratitude I have to Shasta for attracting and creating such a powerful and amazing community and to all the members and teachers who were called and said yes. I love you all and wish you peace and love always ❤️🙏🌈🎉 #myhappyplace #balancedlifeyoga See More
Patti A. Thompson
· May 19, 2017
I'm very glad I found this gem of a place. The courses I have taken have taught me how to, not only enhance my personal yoga practice, but how to go after the things I want in my life. My family has c...ommented on how much more relaxed I seem. Shasta's words to me the first night of the Inspiring Spirit Teacher Training struck a cord, and this was reinforced throughout her classes. I'm learning to "do" for me, not just everyone else. It's a difficult process, but I'm working on it, and one day, I hope to inspire others to be the best they can be. See More
Jillian Locke
· May 30, 2017
Balanced Life Yoga is so much more than a place where you come to learn a few postures. It is a true community that is filled with love, respect, support and guidance. The teachers are incredibly know...ledgeable and are lifelong students themselves, which means you are always getting the best. This place feels like a second home within a very short amount of time! Aside from thoroughly enjoying the wide range of classes available to me at Balanced Life Yoga, what I'm most grateful for is the change I've experienced within myself. Thank you!! See More
Amanda Russell
· May 17, 2017
I found Balanced Life shortly after I lost my son and it has helped me so much with my healing. Having taken several pre-registered courses (prenatal, mom and baby, stroller fit, and the beginner 1 an...d 2 programs) I've had a variety of teachers -- and all of them have helped me along with not just my fitness but also my spiritual and emotional healing by being so supportive, caring, and compassionate. It's such an incredibly peaceful atmosphere, but it's also a warm and joyful community of students and teachers. Greeted by name when you walk in the door, you feel a part of something. I love it here and am so grateful to have found them when I did. ❤️☺️ See More
Christine Fraser White
· January 22, 2018
Loved Cindy Logans Restorative Yoga workshop.....I left feeling wonderful! Cindy is a beautiful person, an enthusiastic and caring teacher who makes all feel welcome. I cant wait to come back and loo...k forward to her next workshop in February. See More
Marilyn Choquette
· June 22, 2017
I love being there
I can say anything
I always get an answer ...
I get good , fun answers , thanks Shasta
I love my group
I love sharing , laughing , not being judge and to ask question
I love to grow
I love to learn
I so love this place
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Heather Spink Turner
· May 17, 2017
I have been part of the Balanced Life family for over 5 years. I couldn't imagine my life with out my weekly yoga routine. Yoga is the prescription for a healthy pain free life! Throughout the years ...I have benefitted from the wise and caring women who welcome me enthusiastically to the mat. I am so grateful for Balance Life Yoga. It has helped me navigate many storms in my life! Namaste! See More
Amanda Tokrud Frumkin
· May 18, 2017
My experiences at Balanced Life Yoga are always positive and enriching. When I am ready to practise, the wonderful people there welcome me warmly and allow me to find the calm I need. They gently supp...ort me through whatever level I can manage and make the session challenging but not overwhelming. The instructors are knowledgeable and skilled and I feel confident in their ability to help me work through poses to maximize strength and flexibility while preventing injury. Balanced Life Yoga is a true gem in Durham. 💗 See More
Amanda Leigh Trumbley
· November 2, 2017
Its an amazing atmosphere to practice, learn and love! I look forward to every class and my instructor is THE BOMB!
Alison Waldron-Warren
· May 17, 2017
Balance Life Yoga is amazing! The instructors are kind, friendly, knowledgable and motivating. There are a variety of classes to choose from and something that suits every need and energy level. Thi...s is a special place full of wonderful people. See More
Ulia Sotnyk
· February 22, 2017
5 stars to Desta and her Power Flow class. She has really motivated me and led by example to take my yoga practice to the next level. Such a kind and talented yogi :) and a truly powerful vigorous pra...ctice. Today's practice was the last power flow, which is very sad as it was really one of a kind among the many great classes at Balanced Life. If this class is back, I will definitely join Desta on my yoga mat. See More
Lauren A Furlonger
· May 17, 2017
I really love coming to balanced life yoga! The staff have made me feel very comfortable and welcome every time I come for my class! It's a wonderful atmosphere and the teachers are kind and knowledgable!
Michelle Anne Doyle
· May 21, 2017
Balanced Life Yoga offers a great variety of yoga. Practice is guided by trained professional instructors. You can select challenging or restorative practices. The two beautiful studios are spacious b...right and welcoming. People are friendly and there is a community feel. Workshops are offered to enhance the yoga experience. I would highly recommend trying out Balance Life Yoga. See More
Cheryl Dobko
· June 4, 2017
Joining a yoga studio is something I have thought about for a long time. Balanced Life Yoga has been a great experience. I come away from classes feeling rejuvenated physically and mentally. So glad I... joined. ☀️☀️☀️ See More
Morgan Benedictson
· May 17, 2017
This is such an awesome yoga studio. Feel so relaxed and welcomed at this studio. The teachers are amazing!! Definitely recommend this studio!
Vanessa Wilk
· September 27, 2015
Krista is a fantastic instructor! Her classes are fun and positive and she walks around during the class and helps you. I was nervous going for the first time but she made it warm and welcoming and to follow along. See More
Sarah Manuel
· May 24, 2017
A beautiful studio with incredible teachers, definitely worth your while to check it out. Love having such a quality studio right within my community.
Stephanie Cilia
· May 17, 2017
Very friendly and welcoming studio. I did 3 months of mom and baby yoga here! Loved every minute of it! It's a great group of loving and knowledgeable people!
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Mom & Baby Yoga uses movement, balance and relaxation to allow your body to recover from pregnancy and birth with the help and support of your little one AND other new mammas! Here's a sneak peak into Mom & Baby. New programs starts Tuesday February 13 - March 20 // 11:00 am-12:00 pm ($95) >>>
BEGINNER I starts Monday, January 22 with Rachael. Learn fundamental postures as well as the importance of working with the breath and relaxation in this excellent introduction to Flow yoga. Discover your possibilities here:

Attention teenagers, parents, desk workers, commuters, smart phone users. Is your neck sore and tight? Are you suffering from headaches? Do your shoulders and upper back feel stiff?

Join Sarah on Friday, March 2 for Look Better/Feel Better: Yoga for Improved Posture and Better Health.

We will discuss the impacts of poor and good posture on our body and health then you will move through a yoga-based practice to reverse the effects.


Register online at the link or call the studio at 905-428-2300.

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Good morning and Happy Friday beautiful people, blessings from India #sacredjoy #india #retreat

>>> Ready to stop delaying your dreams of freedom, abundance, and purpose? <<<

Are you done living for the weekend?

Do you have a dream of being your own boss and starting up your own wellness or Yoga biz?


Or maybe you want to go deeper into your current business or passion project and want to learn how to make actual money, ease-fully.

Are you ready to INVEST in YOU and learn the secrets to a successful business?

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~COMING UP this March!! ~
Interested in learning more about Anatomy, Myofascial Release and Yoga for Better Overall Mobility? Krista is offering her Myofascial Release & Yoga for Better Mobility ONE DAY INTENSIVES this March 2018 at Balanced Life Yoga Ajax!
Sunday, March 4th 8:30-5:00 - Explore the Hip and Shoulder Joints
Sunday, March 25th 8:30-5:00 - Explore Your Core
In these full day trainings you will deepen your understanding of Functional Anatomy as it applies to the ...Hip & Shoulder Joints and Core respectively, learn to Align Your Asana for a Better Flow & Mobility AND learn Myofascial Release/Self Massage Techniques with Therapy Balls and other tools that you can add to your personal practice and teachings right away to elevate ALL your current offerings and personal self-care routine.
Full details at:…/continuing-education-specialty/
Counts towards Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Hours and Balanced Life Yoga 300 Hour Certification!
Please pre-register - space is limited!

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This gorgeous lady invites you to join her tonight for the ULTIMATE YOGA CHILL PILL - RESTORATIVE WORKSHOP!

4 spaces left! 8:00-9:30 PM // $25 (Bliss save 10%)

Call Jenn to sign up (905) 428-2300

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Something AWESOME this way comes!

Book your session with one of our 300 Hour Trainees! Excellent way to receive the gift of a therapeutic private session while benefitting a local community organization.

To reserve a spot call us at (905) 428-2300. Donation must be made at time of reservation. SUPER LIMITED SPACES! Perfect for people living with pain, injuries, high-stress, and anxiety.

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Join Jenn in this slow and juicy yin offering ~ every Wednesday at 6:30 PM! Can't wait for you to join us on your mat, who's coming?

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Looking for natural ways to find a restful night’s sleep?
Wishing you could reduce those feelings of stress, without turning to medication? Do you want to live better, and feel energized and restored?


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BAREFOOT BOOTCAMP! TONIGHT WITH JENN >>> Call to register (905) 428-2300

8:00-9:00 PM // February 20-March 27 // $95

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SACRED JOY Just a few snap shots of the fun we’ve been having so far. PURE ~ m a g i c • Happy Tuesday friends

Are you ready to create long-lasting change in your life that will benefit how you navigate space mentally, physically, and emotionally?

Are certain ways of living no longer serving you and you're ready to step into your Inspiring Spirit? Learn more about the accelerated 200 hour training starting THIS April!

Book a discovery call with Jenn to learn about your possibility and how to discover your ultimate Truth! >>> (905) 428-2300

Jillian shares the shifts she has felt in her life since enrolling in our 200 Hour Inspiring Spirit Teacher Training Program. To sign up and learn more visit...

Happy Family Day yoga family! We are OPEN!

Who raises your vibration and makes you feel joy?
Who was there for you when you thought you were alone?
Who do you love with all of your heart and want to thank for being on this journey with you? ...
Who are you going to make smile today?


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Our Beautiful Pregnant Mama’s and their support peeps at today’s 2UNITE Partner Prenatal Yoga and Birth Prep Workshop with Krista and special guest Laura Apps (pelvic floor physiotherapist) 🙂 What’s this workshop all about?
• learning labor support techniques and comfort measures for birth
• connecting with your partner/labor support person through breath and Partner Yoga
• trying out different birthing positions and learning their advantages/disadvantages (including effect...s on the pelvic floor/perineum)
• all in two hours! Whooo!!
This workshop is offered by-monthly - for April and June dates see:

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