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April 27, 2016

Finally...sunshine, fresh air and birds singing! Enjoy this wonderful time of rejuvenation and let your own inner light radiate! 

What's coming up at Beyond...
  • Join Kimberly Mantas for a 6-week Meditation Series beginning May 2nd that will help you develop your love of meditation and give you the confidence to continue on your own.
  • Are you a runner, walker or fitness enthusiast?...then Yoga for Your "Soles" with Erin will strengthen your muscles and enhance joint mobility. This 4-week series starts Tuesday, May 3rd.
  • Restore and Renew on Wednesday evenings with Glenda and Carole. Rest quietly in poses that are fully supported with props accompanied by candlelight, lavender pillows and soft music. This series runs until May 11th!  
  • Interested in deepening your personal practice or building a successful career as a yoga teacher?...Beyond's 200 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training program starts September 17th. Learn more at our YTT Information Session on Thursday, May 12th from 7-8 p.m.
  • Richard Hudspith and Margie Hill will be offering another blissful Stress Redux with Crystal Bowl class on Monday May 30th. This class will fill quickly! Save your spot here.  Don't forget the newly added Stress Redux class on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.
Mother's Day at Beyond
Celebrate Mother's Day with Beyond...
Bring your mom to a class for free on Sunday, May 8th!
Sign up here
New in the Beyond Store
Treat Yourself and Mom!

Yoga T's & Leggings

Karmala Necklaces

Half Moon
Blankets &
Dual Practice Mats
Provide extra comfort!
Tea By G - Spring Flavours
Ginger Lime Fruit &
Cherry White -


We would like to take this opportunity to welcome Tara Fairhead in her new position of Administrative Supervisor at Beyond and Blue Bamboo starting May 2, 2016. As well as being a Yoga teacher, you will now see Tara at the front desk!

Upcoming Workshops/Specialty Classes 
Meditation Series
with Kimberly Mantas
Mondays, May 2 to June 13
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
In this 6-week meditation series, you will work with a number of different techniques in relaxation and meditation to bring about the many calming and balancing benefits of a strong meditation practice. The class will be a focused, yet light hearted practice. Time will be set aside for your questions and discussions. 
Yoga for Your "Soles"
with Erin Watt

Tuesdays, May 3 to May 24
7:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

This is 4 week series will move through yoga sequences that will strengthen muscles and enhance joint mobility. Your yoga routine will also focus on stretches to increase flexibility in areas that may become tight from physical activity. Class will include the use of Yoga Therapy Balls.  Learn more >
NEXT SESSION: Yoga for Full Figures 
with Roberta Brodie

Mondays, May 30 to June 27
Wednesdays, May 25 to June 29th
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Join Roberta on Mondays, Wednesdays or both!  Practice yoga in exactly the body you have today, regardless of your age, shape, size, or ability.  Learn more >
NEXT SESSION: Prenatal Yoga 
with Cara-Lynne Auld

Mondays, May 30 to June 27
6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Sign up for 5 week session (Sessions can be pro-rated to suit your pregnancy date), or Drop in fee of $18+HST.

This class is suitable for all trimesters and can help relieve tension in common complaint areas while preparing the body for labor and delivery.  Learn more >
Pelvic Floor Series
with Casey Easton

Thursdays,  June 2 to June 23
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

This class is part of our Pelvic Floor Series designed for teachers and students who desire a deeper understanding of pelvic floor care. We will use a variety of self-massage and myofascial release techniques (using The Roll Model® Method Therapy Balls) with targeted therapeutic stretching and strengthening throughout each of the classes.  Learn more >
Spirit Yoga
with Pam Bhandarkar McPhee 
& Rochelle of Spiritual Essence

Thursday, June 14
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join Rochelle and Pam for a relaxing all-levels yoga class led by Pam, combined with Rochelle's soothing guided meditation and group reading!  Learn more >
Meet Your Instructor
Meet Suzanne McCafferty...
How did you begin your yoga journey?

Following a lifelong passion for a holistic lifestyle I fell in love with yoga at the very first class, which I attended more than 10 years ago. I immediately envisioned myself as a lifelong student and teacher of yoga. Through yoga you learn when you teach; it's a never-ending cycle. I continue with this passion while infusing the ingredients of a holistic lifestyle with dynamic movement to create classes that focus on the whole body in new and exciting ways. Sharing the physical and mental benefits of yoga...   Read more>  

Join Suzanne for Gentle Yoga on Wednesdays at 7:15 p.m. and Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.  Sign up >
Healthy Recipes with Carole Houde
Breakfast that packs a punch until lunch! 
When I have a busy morning teaching classes this keeps me going until lunch...

1 cup of whole oats (not quick oats)
1 tsp of hemp hearts
½ tsp of chia seeds
1 tbsp of raw nuts (pumpkin, walnuts or sunflower seeds)
2 tbsp of fresh berries
Water to cover oats
Method >
Wellness Tips with Therapeutic Effects

Just Breathe
Our thoracic diaphragm lies just under our bottom ribs and is responsible for breathing. Whether it be a body image issue or physical and mental stress in our lives, we tend to use our diaphragm less and less by breathing more with our shoulders. Help retrain your diaphragm muscle with this exercise!   Read more > 

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

Therapeutic Effects is located at Beyond! 

Beyond Yoga Teacher Training Centre
Reach Beyond - Get Started on Your Yoga Career! 

200 HOUR HATHA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING  Starts September 17th!
Join us for an Information Session on:
Thursday, May 12th - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Register for Info Session here
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 22 to Sunday, September 25, 2016 = 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hosted Events @ Beyond
July 9 & 10, 2016
Jeevanvidya Conference


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