Montrealers love their yoga! And there is no shortage of yogic treats happening around town this weekend. Here are some of the highlights, for whatever your needs:
Get strong bones! Barrie Risman and Mona Keddy offer the latest in a series of workshops dedicated to women’s health. In this session, strengthen your bones and prevent or treat osteoporosis.
June 5, 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Yoga on the Park, 5582 Sherbrooke St W.
Rock out! Enjoy a dynamic flow class to the accompaniment of live music. Yes, real live human beings playing real instruments while you’re instructed through your asanas!
June 6, 12:00 – 2:00 PM at Naada, 5540 Casgrain (call 514-510-3274 to register in advance)
Support Amnesty International! Do 108 sun salutations in the great outdoors for a good cause at the 3rd annual Yoga Mala event. You’ve got to register in advance, but all are welcome to cheer on the saluters (salutaters?).
June 7, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Old Port (between St. Pierre and de Calière); yogamala.info
Howl at the moon! Free (yes, free!) classes on the full moon. This month, it’s a level 1 yoga flow. Arrive at least 15 minutes early to insure your spot – and if you can’t make it, check back in 28 days.
June 7, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM at Centre Luna Yoga (231 St-Paul W, Suite 200)
Balance your opposites! Yoga teacher extraordinaire, Julie Gladstone, leads this 3-hour intensive to unite and balance those pesky internal opposing forces within us all.
June 7, 12:00 – 3:00 PM at rad’a (841 Gilford)
… and because this is (almost) summer in Montreal, the weekend carries right through until Monday (and sometimes Tuesday or early Wednesday). Do some yoga in the park! Beat the Monday morning blues with a brisk early pay-what-you-can class. 8:00 – 8:45 AM at Park Jeanne Mance. Register in advance at Cocoa Bean Yoga.