Guest Blog: Adding ‘Shine’ & Self-Care to your Holiday Season

Are you taking time for self-care during the holiday season? Every year it seems like one moment the kids are heading back to school, and the warm summer weather is fading, then we blink and snow is falling while the … Continue reading 

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Workplace Wellness Champion: CARFAX Canada

It’s always so motivating to walk into a workplace genuinely dedicated to employee happiness and wellness. The minute I walked into CARFAX Canada (formerly CARPROOF) I could see their organization, led by their wellness committee, is passionate about creating robust … Continue reading 

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Have Mat Will Travel: Meet Martina Bijan

Transparency. Connection. Sincerity. These are the words I associate with Martina Bijan. Martina responded to our 2014 call out for yoga teachers and when I sat down with her for the first time, it was clear she had some standards … Continue reading 

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Answering the Call to Serve Abused Women

From October to April of this year, I had the privilege of  teaching 23 yoga classes to counselors, residents and clients at Anova (formerly Women’s Community House). As a former victim of relationship violence like myself, sharing the very thing … Continue reading 

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A Special Thank You…

For the month of April, Prana was the lucky “alternative field experience” host for Western University student, Beatrice Wright (pictured below). I would be lying if I said I wasn’t at all flattered to learn that she sought us out … Continue reading 

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Three Obstacles to Your Success

      Whenever we start something new that is achievement-based or goal-oriented, such as a New Year’s Resolution or starting a new health program, there’s lots of excitement and motivation, but experience tells us our enthusiasm will fizzle and … Continue reading 

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The Power of Yoga: Sara’s Experience

Just over two years ago, I began taking Prana yoga classes at my workplace as part of a centre-wide wellness initiative. I have always been interested in yoga and over the years have taken various classes here and there. I … Continue reading 

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Have Mat Will Travel: Meet Becky Ament

Brave. Bold. Daring. Those are the three words that entered my mind the first time I met Becky Ament. She had answered the call I put out in search of new Prana team members in 2014, and was teaching a … Continue reading 

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Ready to Have Your Mind Blown? Check Out the Muse Brain Sensing Headband

I remember the first time I heard about the Muse brain sensing headband I was parked in front of my lap top watching a TED Talk  by co-founder, Ariel Garten and from that moment on I was intrigued with the … Continue reading 

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Have Mat, Will Travel: Meet Heather Cammaert

Prana team member, Heather Cammaert is an excellent role model for what it means to exercise self care. She works sincerely and with great effort for the benefit of others, but she’s not afraid to take time to refuel her … Continue reading 

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