Balance Massage Therapy & Wellness

Better Health & Balance through Massage Therapy & Yoga

Yoga with Balance!

Bringing in another aspect of health & wellness, Balance is proud to offer yoga classes to students of all levels.


Check out our schedule below to find details on class days & times.


**If possible, please register online, or email [email protected] to let us know you'll attend.**

Current Schedule (Winter Session - January 7th - March 28th, 2019):


Mondays 7pm  |  All-levels Hatha - Unwind  (Theresa/Janik)

   Tuesdays 9am  |  Gentle Yoga  (Jessica)
   Thursdays 6:45pm  |  Hatha Flow (Tanya/ Caroline)
   *Schedule may vary; please visit our Calendar for up-to-date class schedule*

Types of Classes:

Gentle Yoga


  New to yoga?  Feeling intimidated by the idea of starting yoga?  Have particular challenges that may limit you, or just want a refresher on the essentials?


  Gentle Yoga classes are designed to break down each movement, and ensure we're starting from a stable and functional base.   Classes are designed to teach the basics of Hatha-style yoga - creating a strong, safe foundation to explore your practice from. 


Tuesdays 9am (Jessica) 



All-levels Hatha - Unwind

  

A perfect way to slow down, breathe, and reconnect with yourself - and others.  In an all-levels Hatha style, your teacher will lead you through basic, foundation - style classes, with a focus on increasing stability, strength, and flexibility.  


  Hatha Yoga combines all the numerous benefits of yoga, from the physical to the mental benefits, and everything in between.  Suitable for all levels.

Mondays 7pm (Theresa/Janik)


Hatha Flow


Our Hatha Flow class is similar to the Hatha Unwind class, but often done at a faster-pace, designed to be a bit more of a "workout". 


Caroline & Tanya each bring their own unique experiences to this class, often making it a fun fusion between several different styles of classes - all designed to challenge students of all levels.


Thursdays 6:45pm (Caroline/Tanya)

Private sessions - One-on-One


  Private, one-on-one sessions allow the time and space to effectively address any specific goals or challenges (eg injury recovery/rehab, poor balance) you may have.

  Lesson plans are created and specialized by your teacher, for you, for that week - so whether it's been a tough week, and you need to simply relax, or that low back has really been bothering you - a private session may be just what you need.



Common reasons for choosing a private session:

  • Wanting to address or manage a specific challenge(s) or condition(s) -  poor balance; specific injury; headaches; insomnia; low back pain; fibromyalgia; anxiety; etc.

  • Feeling the need for an individualized lesson plan focusing on your own particular goals (for example, as part of a training plan for a 5k/10k race, triathalon; wanting to increase stability/mobility/flexibility; etc).

  • Because you just want the privacy and attention offered by a private session!
 

Our Teachers:

Jessica

Registered Yoga Teacher
Manager, Balance Massage Therapy & Wellness

  A long-time lover of yoga, Jessica completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in 2016 so she could share her passion with others through teaching.  

  Combining years of experience in the massage therapy world  with new knowledge and perspective on movement and awareness, Jessica brings a wealth of knowledge about how the body works to each class, providing a clear path to increased strength, stability, and flexibility - all while creating a safe place to allow the mental, emotional, and spiritual benefits of yoga to occur.   

Classes with Jessica:

  •    Tuesday:  9am Gentle Yoga

Theresa

Registered Yoga Teacher

Theresa discovered yoga 10 years ago and completed her 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in 2016.


She has also completed training in Yin/Restorative, Reiki and self massage using therapy balls.


Theresa enjoys the complete mind & body connection provided by yoga practice. Working in the scientific & health research industry, she can see the health benefits yoga can provide when integrated into one’s lifestyle.


There is so much more to yoga than the poses and bringing a little bit of this to each class is a great way to introduce all the limbs of yoga.


Classes with Theresa:


  • *Monday: 7pm  All-levels Hatha Unwind


* Alternating weeks

Caroline

Registered Yoga Teacher

Caroline is an Energetic mother of 3, and a dedicated Physio/Occupational Therapy Assistant working with a clientele of Military background.

She joins our Team with a tool box of experience, ranging from Pilates, Reiki Level 1 & 2, Kickboxing, Twist Conditioning, Functional Movement, Bosu Ball & many other Mind & Body connection attributes; including her recently obtained Hatha Yoga Certification.

She believes that the Essence & Purpose of Yoga is very Personal - To be at Peace with your True Self & to Positively face Personal Limitations.

Classes with Caroline:


  • *Thursday:  6:45pm  Hatha Flow


* Alternating weeks

Janik

Registered Yoga Teacher

Janik was first introduced to yoga about 10 years ago.  Initially, she struggled with it because she couldn't tolerate being with herself in silence for very long.  However, she persevered and continued to practice yoga on and off for a few years.  Janik became more consistent with her practice over time and was finally able to discover the real power of yoga. 

Her love of yoga started growing from that moment on as she realized that yoga was so much more than just a physical practice. It's a practice of quieting the mind, which ultimately brings inner peace, healing, transformation, growth and much deserved happiness.

In January 2017, Janik took the leap and enrolled in a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training as she thrived in following her journey to a better way of life - one where there is less stress & anxiety and more inner bliss & mindfulness.  As she followed this path, she quickly found a deep love to teach others.  

Janik truly believes that yoga can change lives and therefore wants to help other people live a healthier and more balanced life.

Classes with Janik:


  • *Monday: 7pm  All-levels Hatha Unwind


* Alternating weeks

Tanya

Registered Yoga Teacher

In 2002, Tanya began doing yoga in various gyms.  Since 2006, she started doing various forms of yoga on a regular basis, such as Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, & Restorative.

Tanya's ambiition and desire to learn led her to embark on the journey of becoming a yoga instructor.  Tanya has completed the following certifications:

  • Iyengar Based Hatha Yoga Teacher Training (2009-2011)
  • Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

Tanya continues to attend various yoga conferences, workshops, & courses to improve her skills.

Tanya is passionate about stretching, increasing flexibility, and building strength & endurance.  Tanya's classes will guide you with alignment & breathing, while staying focused on being calm & relaxed.

Classes with Tanya:


  • *Thursday:  6:45pm  Hatha Flow


* Alternating weeks

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