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October 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Classes will be held at Epilepsy Toronto (468 Queen Street East, Unit 210). If you are arriving late please note that the door to our building may be locked. Please call our office (416 964 9095) and someone will let you in or search for Epilepsy Toronto on the keypad to contact us.

Classes will be held on alternate Thursdays commencing Thursday October 11 th 2018. We will evaluate at the end of December period to see if weekly is doable for participants.

Classes will start at 6:00 pm and go until 7:15pm. Actual classes will be an hour long. Do try to be on time so everyone can start together. Time will be taken in the first session to assess the needs and goals of the group.

Your yoga instructor is knowledgeable and skilled in providing various types of yoga including

– “All Levels” yoga – a movement class accessible to people regardless of ability

– Meditation

– Restorative yoga (sometimes called “sleepy” yoga – it aims to create balance in the body by helping students to tap into their parasympathetic nervous systems

– A ‘combo’ of the above: sometimes called “moving into stillness”, inclusive of asana (yoga movement) followed by Restorative and/or Meditation.

The classes will be taught by highly trained yoga instructor, Michael Alex. He comes with many years’ of experience teaching various yoga types and has a personal connection to epilepsy. He is passionate about making yoga accessible and helping participants build strength, mobility, balance and get curious about how to practice in ways which speak to their own unique bodies and minds. To learn more about Michael click here. Michael can be reached at michaelalexyoga@gmail.com.

The yoga classes are free but each participant will be asked to pay a one-time registration fee of $20 as a commitment. This will be collected on your first visit to the class.

 

What should I bring to the session?

 Yoga mats

 Wear comfortable clothing

 Other props will be determined depending on type of yoga you decide on going forward.

 

Please complete a registration form (download here) and return to rsmith@epilepsytoronto.org. This will provide your instructor with relevant information to be best assist you. Please note that your personal information will be kept confidential. When you have completed the form please save with your name tagged unto the end before emailing it back (ex: Yoga Intake Form 2018_Rosie Smith.

 

On your first day of classes you will be given a pretty standard waiver to read and sign.

 

If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rosie at rsmith@epilepsytoronto.org.
Tentative Dates

October 11 th

October 25 th

November 8 th

November 29 th

December 13 th

December 20 th

Details

Date:
October 11, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Organizer

Rosie Smith
Phone:
416-964-9095
Email:
rsmith@epilepsytoronto.org

Venue

Epilepsy Toronto Office
468 Queen St. East
Toronto, Ontario M5A 1T7 Canada
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Phone:
(416) 964-9095
Website:
www.epilepsytoronto.org