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December 16, 2016
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Video wishes from the Beyond team!


On behalf of the entire Beyond Team, we want to thank you for a wonderful year of community and wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas full of joy, laughter and special memories. 

Best wishes for a bright 2017...
we look forward to seeing you in the new year! 
Holiday Hours:
Dec. 24th - Open until noon.
Dec. 25th & 26th - Studio closed. 
Dec. 27th to 31st - Studio open. (Limited classes on Dec. 31st)
Jan. 1st - Studio closed.
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This Holiday season, bring a friend or family member with you to class !

Purchase a Holiday Guest Pass* for $10 + HST (savings of $8.00 per class)
On Sale December 19th to 31st

*Available to Auto Renew members/Class Pass holders only. See website for other terms and conditions.

Holiday Karma Fundraiser & Social
December 24th 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Share the love and support our community charities  Chrysalis House  and  
The Kanata Food Cupboard on December 24th.  Let's bring in the Holiday Season together with a morning of special Holiday Hatha classes, tea and musical and sweet treats!  Wear your craziest holiday attire. Come to one or both classes...

Yoga Xpress from 8:00-9:00 a.m. 
"Om" for the Holidays from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
 
Bring family, friends and visitors from out of town! Sign up 
here

Classes are payable by a cash donation and/or a non-perishable food item. 

Holiday Specialty Classes at Beyond...

Get your Spirit Groove on this Saturday!  Explore your body's ability to move in this one-of-a-kind dance class.
Dec. 17th at 10:30 a.m.



Rejuvenate and recharge after a hectic holiday week with Holiday Stress Redux  
Dec. 30th at 1:00 p.m.



Bend, bond and Reach Beyond with a special  Holiday Family Yoga class
Dec. 31st at 10:00 a.m.


LAST WEEK TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS SPECIAL OFFER!
Purchase here





Registration Now Open for:

Thai Yoga Bliss - January 8th
Meditation Series - Starts January 8th
Prenatal Yoga - Starts January 18th *Free Demo Night January 11th

Watch for more of the 2017 Workshop/Specialty Class line-up in the next newsletter!
 View Winter Schedule
(effective January 2nd)
Another Great Gift Idea...Ignite Your Inner Fire!

Our Holiday gift to you... 
Only $99 plus HST for this two day/three class event + social!
This will be a very popular event, so don't be disappointed, 
Register Now to save your spot! 

Veronique Dumont

I gnite your Inner Fire and Warm up Your Winter 
on February 3rd & 4th, 2017!

We are excited and honoured to welcome  Veronique Dumont Shiva Rea affiliated Teacher Trainer and singer  to Beyond for three very special classes.

Join Veronique on Friday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. for Chakra Mandala Namaskar, a Shiva Rea Prana Vinyasa┬« Master Class  followed by a yogi social with music. 

On Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., enjoy a full day of "Becoming the Sun and Embody the Moon", and bring life to your practice by exploring Prana Vinyasa Flow® through asana and mantra.
Yoga Beyond Words with Cara-Lynne Auld
Got Class?...

There's a saying that the hardest thing about a yoga class is getting there.  I find this particularly true in December and January.  Life is busy, the weather is cold and taking care of ourselves tends to take a back seat.  While there are a lot of great reasons to attend yoga classes, there is one, which while true all year, rings particularly well in the dark winter months.  We need community.

*Not the type of community I mean, but they also survive winter better together.

December is a dark month literally, the days are short, and the lack of sunshine takes its toll on our physical and mental health.  January is a dark month figuratively, it's cold, it's long and the post-holiday blues tend to run rampant for many of us.  Human beings are social beings; ...
Meet Your Instructor


Meet Jenn Leblanc, our new Prenatal Yoga teacher...

What are your passions?
I absolutely LOVE spending time with my family and friends, being outdoors, reading, listening to music, doing home renovations, staying fit, eating clean, cooking, baking and making natural body care products.
 
Why are you looking forward to teaching the upcoming Prenatal Yoga session?
I'm looking forward to teaching the Prenatal Yoga session starting January 18th, because I remember just how special it was to have that opportunity to detach from the days events and tune in to what was happening within my ever-changing body. From flutters, to kicks, to somersaults I loved my pregnancies and the bonding time that prenatal yoga provided. Now is the time to celebrate your pregnancy.
 
You hosted the very popular Yin & Yum session at Beyond a few weeks ago. Can you share one of your recipes for a healthy treat for the holidays?
 
Chocolate Dipped Dates
 
Ingredients:
15-20 Medjool or honey dates, pitted
Pecans (whole or halves)
Chocolate Chips (I use Camino 55%)
 
Melt 1/2 the bag of chocolate chips in a sauce pan on low heat. While chocolate melts open the dates and stuff with a pecan then pinch the date closed. Once you have all the dates stuffed place a few at a time in the sauce pan; using a spatula cover the dates with chocolate (by rolling around) then remove and put on baking sheet with parchment paper. Place in fridge or freezer for approximately 30 minutes to let chocolate set.

To learn more about Jenn, click here
Wellness Tips with Therapeutic Effects


Shovelling & Your Low Back

For snow lovers, we have been given a great early Christmas gift with so much snow! Although we have not had a heavy wet snowfall yet we know it will happen at some point this winter. Wet snow is heavier to shovel and lift, and is usually the type of snow that puts our low back out for days and sometimes even weeks. To compliment the rule of 'bend your knees when you lift' engaging in your abdominal core will also support your low back and decrease the chances of muscle spasms or slipped discs. How do you engage your abdominal core? Think of the contraction you make as if you were to do a sit-up. Now try it standing up.

Yours in health, 
Erin, Karen & Carol
The Therapeutic Effects Team

Therapeutic Effects is located at Beyond! 

Good Karma & Our Community Partners
The Kanata Food Cupboard is looking for adults to work in pairs (using their own vehicles) to deliver Christmas hampers to individuals and families on 
December 15th, 17th, and 19th.  If you are interested in volunteering on any of these days, please visit  www.kanatafoodcupboard.ca  for more information.

The Kanata Food Cupboard wishes everyone a wonderful holiday season and a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2017.
Beyond Training Centre


April 20-27, 2017 *No class on April 24th*
REGISTER BEFORE March 20, 2017 & SAVE $100.00

Learn more and register here
Namaste,

Tina & The Beyond Team 
Beyond Yoga Studio & Wellness Centre 
3-66 Hearst Way 
Kanata, ON  K2L 2P4
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