Fall Sessions & Workshops

The sun is still warm and we are not quite ready to move in from the lake but school is just around the corner and it's time to start thinking about getting back into a routine. Here are some of the upcoming sessions and workshops starting in September and October. Register soon to secure your spot. You don't want to miss out on workshops with Susan and Gayleen before they head south for the winter!

If you would like to use passes to register for courses please email us before registering and we will set it up for you.

Nutrition & Wellness

Mondays 5:30-7pm

September 9, 23, 30

with Susan Cone BMR (OT), MMFT


Healthy foods cultivate a healthy mind and body. Our food can fuel us for mental clarity and physical wellbeing. . . Learn about: healthy vs unhealthy fats, (Keto) low carb/high fat eating habits, fasting vs starving.

Gain powerful information and a trusted list of resources on losing weight, reducing inflammation, improving your blood profile, improving your concentration and increasing your energy. .

Receive all 3 sessions for $99 or attend one for $50.

Happy Backs - Foundations

with Jasmine Wild

Tuesdays 5:30-6:45pm

September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15

The perfect class for both beginner and continuing students.

Improve spine health, increase range of motion, reduce and release back tension.

Learn how the spine and pelvis work together. Discover how to find a neutral spine in every position on your mat. Strengthen and support the spine through the three directions of movement. Find release and relaxation using our biggest tool in yoga, the breath.

Six weeks of yoga for spinal health!

Receive 6 classes for only $85

Belly Dance for Beginners

with Gayleen Bell Wednesdays 5:15-6:15pm

September 10, 17, 24 & October 1

Enjoy this exotic art form suitable for all body types and fitness levels. Learn basic movements including sensual arm waves, shimmies, hip circles, hip pushes, and integrated movements like Egyptian walk and camel walk. Strengthen core muscles, improve muscle tone and posture while dancing to enchanting music. Pregnant women should consult their doctor before participating in this class.

A 4 week beginner series.

$65 plus tax

Introduction to Qigong

with Gayleen Bell

Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm September 11, 18, 25, & October 2

Qigong (Chi Kung) is an ancient Chinese healing art involving controlled breathing, meditation and fluid movement exercises designed to improve physical and mental well-being and prevent disease.

Traditional Chinese medicine shares the central concepts of patterns of energy flow in the body. “Qi” or “Chi” travels through the body through channels called meridians. These 12 meridians correspond to 12 major organs in the body. Qigong techniques improve the balance and flow of energy to increase overall health and vitality.

Classes will include warmups for joints and organs, five elements qigong movements, five element mudras, eight brocades and finally the eighteen forms. Postures and movements are designed to strengthen, stretch, tone and improve the flow of energy in the body, stimulate and heal the organs and calm associated emotions.

A 4 week introduction to Qi Gong

$65 plus tax

Accessible Beginner Yoga

with Gayleen Bell

Thursdays 5:15-6:30pm

September 12, 19, 26, October 3

Accessible Yoga for any body at any age. In this class we use a variety of props including chairs, blocks and straps to help our bodies get into and out of yoga poses without fear of falling or injury. The chair and or blocks are used for support in standing poses, sitting exercises and getting down to and up from a yoga mat (optional). You can do the entire class in a chair or on the mat. The class includes guided meditation, breathing techniques, core strength, balance and flexibility all using various alternative yoga poses.

$65 plus tax

Tai Chi for Beginners

with Gayleen Bell

7-8pm Thursdays September 12, 19, 26 & October 3

Tai Chi or T’ai Chi Ch’uan is an ancient Chinese martial arts practice originally developed for self defence. Tai Chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that is widely used for stress reduction and other health conditions. It is a non competitive system of gentle exercise that involves a series of movements performed in a slow focused manner, accompanied by deep breathing that energizes the body and calms the mind. Tai Chi is generally safe for all ages, body types , and fitness levels. It is especially beneficial for older adults. Women who are pregnant or people with back pain, hernia, joint problems , severe osteoporosis or fractures should consuls their health professional before trying Tai Chi. Modification or avoidance of certain postures may be recommended.

The benefits of Tai Chi include: ⁃ Decreased stress anxiety and depression ⁃ Improved mood ⁃ Increased energy, stamina and aerobic capacity ⁃ Improved flexibility, muscle strength, balance and agility

In this class you will learn the basic forms, foot work and use of breath to perform the eight essential t’ai chi ch’uan poses like Parting the Horse’s Mane and Crane Spreads Wings.

$65 plus tax

Yoga Therapy

with Gayleen Bell

Saturdays 10:30-11:45am

September 14, 21, 28, October 5

Yoga therapy is a safe and gentle practice for all abilities. You will learn how to calm your nervous system so you can sleep soundly, connect with your body and think clearly. Yoga therapy teaches you various meditation practices, relaxing breathing techniques, calming yoga poses and focuses on the concepts of acceptance, gratitude and inner peace. If you suffer from any of the conditions below, yoga therapy is for you. Eating disorder Addictions Anxiety Depression Fibromyalgia Chronic pain due to Trauma Yoga therapy is a valuable complementary program to professional treatments and not a replacement therapy.

$65 plus tax

Chakras & Spinal Health

with Jasmine Wild

Thursdays 5:30-6:45pm

October 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21

A six week session exploring the 8 chakras and how they relate to the health of the spine. Sounds therapy for each chakra.

More details to follow.

$85 plus tax or 9 passes

Happy Backs - Strength & Stretch

with Jasmine Wild

Tuesdays 5:30-6:45pm

October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26

A six week series to strengthen the spine and reduce back pain. Using body weight and resistance bands to both strengthen and stretch the support system of the spine. Legs, hips, pelvis, back muscles and core.

Love Your Pelvic Floor (4 weeks)

with Jasmine Wild

Wednesdays 5:30-6:45pm

October 30, November 6, 13, 20

4 Weeks of Yoga for Pelvic Floor Health and Healing. Week 1 - Core Breath & Yin Yoga

Learn how to use the breath to heal from the inside.

Week 2 - Bandhas for Pelvic Healing

Use yoga locks (breath and energy) to isolate different parts of the pelvic floor and core to engage and release with the breath in a variety of postures.

Week 3 - Strength & Stretch

Isolate different muscles in the legs, hips and spine to support the functions of the pelvic floor.

Week 4 - Yin Yoga & Guided Meditation

Deep hip openers for pelvic floor release and total relaxation.

For any questions you have about these sessions and workshops please email us at lotwyoga@gmail.com