Lana is a renowned yoga teacher, kirtan artist, and facilitator in yoga teacher training programs. She specializes in Yin, Jivamukti, Meditation, and Mantra. Having discovered yoga at the age of
15, Lana has explored a variety of practices, and yoga feels like a very integrated part of her life. In 2009, Lana completed the 300 Hour Jivamukti Yoga training, as well as a 40 Hour Yin Yoga training with Tracey Soghrati. She continues to study with Sarah and Ty Powers, and believes in being a lifelong student. Over the past 10 years Lana has taught throughout Toronto and offers workshops and retreats
internationally. Lana is known for providing a safe, nourishing and inspiring space for students. Her classes are a mix of expressive asana, stillness, music, and philosophy. Also a lover of music and mantra, Lana regularly leads call and response chanting and has two acclaimed albums: Invocation (2013) and Reverence (2017).
Currently Lana is living in Ohio completing her MFA in Acting. She believes that creative
expression and mindfulness can lead to a rich, harmonious, and fulfilling life.
Saturday 2:30-4:15PM Steadiness and Joy: Mindful Vinyasa
Sunday 4:45-6:30PM The Art of Stillness: Yin and Meditation
Steadiness and Joy: Mindful Vinyasa.
In the Yoga Sutras, Chapter II, Verse 46, Patanjali offers us the following: sthira sukham asanam. One translation of this sutra is: Our connection to the earth (our asana) should be steady (sthira) and joyful (sukham). We will explore these qualities in a dynamic and creative flow. Expect some challenging balancing poses, some sweet heart-opening ones, and an overall sense of play.
The Art of Stillness: Yin and Meditation. The Art of Stillness: Yin and Meditation
In the Buddhist tradition there is a practice called Shamata which can translate as Calm
Abidance. Through Yin Yoga we will explore what it is to abide calmly with ourselves in stillness. Each yin shape we explore can be seen as a mini meditation session- an opportunity to go inward, focus on the sensations in our body, and become curious about our inner experience. By gently stressing our connective tissue in 2-5 minute holds, we encourage a hydration and resiliency of our fascia. Slow down, tune in, and feel more at home in your body...
>> to schedule