Solstice Yoga Class

Join us Wednesday Evening, December 21st for a Community event, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Time for visiting before or after, the class itself will be from 6 pm to 7 pm. Donations will be accepted for a We Grow Food garden bed. Please RSVP. Frances Adamson teaches yoga in Durham Region: 279 Central Park […]

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New Schedule with Drop-In classes

We’ve added Drop-Ins to our program! Now you can buy a class pass and choose from 5 -1-hour classes- per week. See the Schedule Frances Adamson teaches yoga in Durham Region 279 Central Park Blvd N, Oshawa Ontario Phone: 289-928-7292 Contact Here

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The Number 1 Way to practice Yoga more safely

Yoga asana is the first step in teaching ourselves to focus. We are asked to “listen to our body”, so we place our attention on the experience in our body of doing yoga. The effect of this is increased awareness, but also stillness of the mind as it focuses. Follow this with relaxation, guided meditation, […]

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Let’s get together for Yoga and a Bite

Join us for a yoga class and a light meal on Thursday morning or evening. During August and September Joy Core is presenting Yoga and Lunch Out, or an Evening Out with the Girls. We will unwind, relax, and deepen our connections with ourselves, and enjoy each other’s company. Reserve your space before July 30th, get […]

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Happiness by Design

Change what you do, not what you think by Paul Dolan PhD Book Review by Frances Adamson I was attracted to this book because of the tag line- change what you do, not what you think. Nothing gets my goat more than when someone suggests we ‘stay in the present moment’. Why? Because in my […]

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What Does Body Mind and Spirit Mean to You?

Something that we often say about yoga is that it harmonizes ‘body mind and spirit’. What does this mean to you? I’d say the body is easy to define –  it’s all the cells making up the organs and structures that we can see, touch, and feel. In yoga, the Sanskrit word for the body […]

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Yoga that Meets Your Needs

One of the best ways to learn yoga is one-on-one with your teacher. It is very cost-effective as well. In a private setting, you receive the full attention of your teacher, and the lesson is designed specifically for you. You learn at your own pace, and your needs want and abilities are taken into account. […]

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The Leader Who Had No Title by Robin Sharma

Here’s a book was written by the consultant to Fortune 500 companies. I have to say, in reading personal development books, I do not look for the ones on how to make a lot of money. And I tend to get irritated when I’m told to put out the incredible effort because it will bring […]

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Spring Yoga Sessions – Inside the Warrior

This spring is about checking in to align our lives with our Warrior’s journey- again. Yes, I said warrior, because there is no small life, it is all a grand adventure! Our inner desire and purpose may have shifted, or we got off track, or it may be clearer, and it’s time to reset. You […]

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Steadiness and ease in your practice

My teacher gave me this as a mantra- sthira–sukham asanam. It means steadiness and ease in your practice. It was given to me for two reasons- One, I have a problem with my feet- plantar fasciitis. And, two, I have difficulty with my son. He’s 15. Enough said. My feet are hypermobile, so they turn […]

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