Yoga in Salt Spring

Iyengar yoga classes

Iyengar yoga class

July 15, 2020
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Summer classes en plein air

For the months of July, August and early September, please join me for yoga on the lawn. One of my students has kindly offered her lawn and beautiful garden for our classes.

Classes will cater to all levels of ability, and be based on simple yoga poses, which can be performed at a basic or more challenging level. Each week we will focus on a different muscle group or joint.

Location: contact me for details

Time: Thursdays, 5:30pm-6:45pm;

Props: bring your mat and a blanket for Savasana – I supply bricks and straps;

Cost: $12/drop-in or $40 / month. Cash, credit card or e-transfer accepted.

How to register: call Jayne at (250) 538-1716 or Em [email protected]

Pack up your mat and get ready for Thursday’s class.

Jayne Lloyd-Jones

Certified Iyengar yoga teacher

April 14, 2020
by Jayne
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Online class #4 uploaded to YouTube!

Dear Friends,

It was a beautiful spring today, so we opened the door of the studio to let the sun stream in while taping the class for YouTube. I find nature a comforting constant during this time of uncertainty. I hope you enjoy the glimpse of our sweet little studio in the heart of Ganges, Salt Spring Island. This week I am sharing a sequence with you on my YouTube channel, Yoga in Salt Spring, that I practice regularly. We will transition from sun salutations (Surya Namaskar) to standing poses and back again. A flow. Stay well and I hope this practice brings you joy! I appreciate your feedback. You can always check in to www.YogaInSaltSpring and leave a comment or review the class on YouTube.

Namaste.

Jayne

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March 12, 2020
by Jayne
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Taking precautions

I’d like to share with you the extra precautions we are taking at Yoga in Salt Spring and Hedgerow House B&B while the COVID-19 is still at large.

  • We swab down doors, door handles, surfaces, telephones, and any surfaces that students might touch during their visit for a yoga class.
  • We encourage students to bring their own mat if they have one, and are disinfecting our own mats after each class.
  • We ask everyone to wash their hands in warm water and soap at our B&B before and after the class.
  • We have hand sanitizer available.
  • We ask you to stay away if you have any symptoms of cold, cough or a fever.

I hope that together we can help to ‘flatten out the curve’ to combat this virus.

A reminder of our weekly schedule:
Tuesday 5pm-6:30pm Level II/Intermediate

Thursday: 5pm-6:15pm Beginner/Level I

Saturday, March 28th, 4-6:30pm: Workshop on Immune-Boosting Poses and Breathwork

In each class I will include a segment on immune-boosting poses and pranayama (yogic breathing) to help your body stay healthy.

Stay healthy and continue to practice yoga and pranayama! 

February 29, 2020
by Jayne
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FREE class: Saturday March 7

If you are new to yoga, or new to Yoga in Salt Spring, please join me for a complimentary class on Saturday March 7, 11am-12 noon. The location: 238 Park Drive, in the grounds of Hedgerow House. We have mats and props, just bring yourself.
Come and try Iyengar yoga and experience the benefits that you can enjoy in your daily life. Strength, balance, ability to prioritize, and meditation. Please pass this on to someone you know who could benefit from an introduction to yoga.

See you on the mat!

Jayne

February 28, 2020
by Jayne
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New Season Starts March 10

Now that spring is in full swing, and the snowdrops are showing their sweet little heads, it is time for Yoga In Salt Spring to open for the season. Mark your calendar for the opening on Tuesday March 10th. The schedule will run every Tuesday and Thursday from then on – the same as last year:

Tuesday 5:00-6:30pm Level I/II -Cost: $108 for six classes, or $20 drop-in.

Thursday 5:00-6:15pm Beginner / Level I – Cost: $98 for 6 classes, or $18 drop-in.

Registration: Please register in advance by calling Jayne at (250) 538-1716 or email: [email protected] (Credit card, cheque or cash.)

One weekend each month look our for a workshop on a specific topic for 2.5 hours.

I look forward to seeing you on the mat.

October 28, 2019
by Jayne
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The 2019 Season wraps up

It has been my pleasure to teach all of our students at Yoga in Salt Spring this year. Teaching is my learning! We have offered a full schedule of three classes per week from February until the end of October, in addition to a monthly workshop. Each workshop offers students the opportunity to go deeper and explore a particular aspect of yoga, we’ve studied hip-openers and twists, joints and feet. Hedgerow House B&B also hosted five yoga retreats this year, some with visiting Iyengar yoga teachers bringing their own students, and some taught by me and attended by students from as far afield as Holland, Montreal and Los Angeles.

During the winter months Peter and I will be travelling through SE Asia, and volunteeering in Bali. I’ll be teaching yoga and Peter will be working in recycling in a foundation on the north shore of the island. In India I will studying Iyengar yoga in Rishikesh, with Usha Devi and in Goa with Fr Joe Pereira. I look forward to returning to the 2020 season revitalized and ready to share my new learnings.

Wishing you all a nurturing and peaceful winter season, when I hope you have time to deepen your own yoga practice. I am happy to answer questions via email: [email protected]

October 15, 2019
by Jayne
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Iyengar yoga Workshop: Delving Deeper to Restore

Our last workshop of the season at Yoga in Salt Spring, is on Sat, October 19th from 3pm-5:15pm.  We will focus on taking poses deeper, holding them for longer, and finding peace and relaxation in restorative asanas. Open to all levels, we’ll explore a few poses in detail and some pranayama (yogic breath). A practice you can take home with you and continue all winter! 
Cost: $40

Registration: tel (250) 538-1716 to secure your spot with a credit card, or drop off cash or a cheque.
Location: 238 Park Drive, in the grounds of Hedgerow House B&B

Jayne Lloyd-JonesCertified Iyengar Yoga Teacher

YogaInSaltSpring.com

V8K 2R6 CanadaTel: (250) 538-1716

October 2, 2019
by Jayne
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Indian Weaving & Art Show Fri October 18th, from 5-7pm

We invite you to join us on Friday, October 18th from 5-7pm over a glass of wine and snacks to enjoy the paintings of our Artist of the Month, Judith Borbas, as well our handwoven Indian textiles. Jayne will have a wide selection of scarves and shawls on display, woven by a women’s cooperative in Aurangabad, India. She sends 100% of the sales back to India. Please consider buying some early Christmas gifts, or choose a colour and a fabric that will warm you as the weather cools. Fabrics include silk, wood, cotton and blends of these, and costs range from $30-$50.

September 15, 2019
by Jayne
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Workshop: Thur, Sep 26 Forward bends, hip-openers

As summer winds down and we embark on a more reflective time of year, we will study the calming nature of forward bends and hip-openers. We’ll use props, and ropes and look at how to integrate some of these poses into your home practice and how to adapt them for individual challenges.
Cost $40.

To register: email [email protected], or call (250) 538-1716 with a credit card, or mail a cheque: 238 Park Drive, Ganges V8K 2R6

August 23, 2019
by Jayne
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Movie: ‘Iyengar the man, Yoga and the Student’s Journey’, Wed Sep 18th at 7pm

We are fortunate to have a screening coming up of a new documentary film on BKS Iyengar and the history of Iyengar yoga. The film will show at The Fritz on Wed, Sep 18th at 7pm. If you would like to attend, you will need to buy a ticket in advance. Here is the link: https://tickets.demand.film/event/8212

I look forward to seeing you there!

 

Jayne Lloyd-Jones

Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher

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