Workshops & Specialty Classes

Back Therapeutics Workshop 
Saturday March 30th 9:30 – 12:00 pm Cost $49
Instructor: Renee Reusz

Do you want to better understand where your back pain comes from and take the control back to manage it better on your own? This requires an understanding of your own body in relationship to the structural anomalies, posture imbalances, and mechanical irritants within and around you. As you learn more about how your body’s anatomy, imbalances, and activities affect your function and cause you pain, you’ll better understand what you need to do for yourself, and what you need to minimize or avoid to heal yourself.

Within this workshop you will learn about:

  • posture and alignment imbalances which place stress on the spine and cause pain/injury
  • body movement dysfunctions due to range of motion deficits, lack of stability/core strength, and poor awareness of body mechanics
  • common back conditions—do’s and don’ts
  • a mini assessment of your posture, ROM, and core strength to understand your limitations 
  • the cycle of pain which inhibits motion, and how yoga can break this complex cycle
  • a take home program of a few key postures and exercises which will be helpful for your individual situation

Back Care Yoga Classes
A 5 class set $65 (workshop attendance recommended)
Instructor: Renee Reusz

Back Care Yoga will help you get moving and reduce your pain. Each class will include gentle back mobilizations and practice of how to activate and strengthen the core, and align your posture. You will learn breathing and mindfulness exercises alongside therapeutic yoga postures to help bring calm to body and mind and to help reduce the anxiety of pain and fear of movement. Time will be allotted in the class to allow each participant to practice her/his individual back care routine, learned in the Back Care Therapeutics workshop.

Tuesday mornings @ 10:45 am April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Tuesday evenings @ 6:00 pm April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Total cost of 5 classes with workshop $114

*Please note if you are unable to attend the Back Care Therapeutics workshop then a private lesson is recommended prior to attending the classes (60 minute session $65).

To pre-register for these classes call 604-528-0401 or email:

Kids Yoga ages 8 – 12
An great introductory yoga class for the school age child teaching him or her how to take time to slow down, breathe and feel joyful, while also developing physical fitness. The yoga postures will engage your child in developing strength, flexibility and balance, while pranayama (breathing) exercises and simple meditations will give your child tools for creating calm and focus. Class is one hour.

A set of 6 classes: April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8
Instructor: Lisa Thomas
Wednesdays 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Cost $60 

Girls Yoga ages 13 – 17
An empowering class for the teen to help her build inner and outer strength and flexibility. This class will include breathing exercises, flowing sequences, balancing poses, stretching, and relaxation. Yoga philosophies will be introduced to help your teen with managing stress and emotions, as well as encouraging a healthy self awareness and relationship with her body. Class is 1 hour.

A set of 6 classes: April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8
Instructor: Lisa Thomas
Wednesdays 4:45 – 5:45 pm
Cost $60

To pre-register for these classes call 604-528-0401 or email:

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