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Wellness Program

Wellness Program

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WELLNESS PROGRAM

Classical Chinese Garden design is heavily influenced by the Daoist belief that a civilized life means striving for balance and harmony with nature, similar to the modern concept of wellness, which emphasizes the importance of having a positive outlook on your mind, body, and soul, and finding balance in your everyday life.

With that in mind, this program, which initially was thought to provide in person classes, quickly reinvented itself to the online platform Zoom.

This series of classes aim to bring wellness to your everyday life, through early morning yoga, meditation, and Tai Chi sessions.

All these classes have been extended into 2021, so stay tuned for updated scheduling and new programming!

CLASSES AND INSTRUCTORS

NATHALIE KEILLER

Nathalie has completed training in and received certifications from Sivananda Vedanta, Ashtanga, Hatha, Anusara and Yin Yoga. She has spent the past 25 years developing these skills with passion. Sharing this holistic knowledge and helping her clients and students to achieve better health and improved quality of life is her everyday joy.

You can choose to buy a single class or enjoy a reduced rate by purchasing a “Season Pass” (3, 5 or 10 classes)

Every Monday at 9:30am PST and every second Thursday also at 9:30am PST

LUCAS TROTTIER

Lucas is the head instructor at the Vancouver Traditional Martial Arts Dojo. He regularly teaches classes in Shorinji Ryu Karate, Old Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan, Okinawan/Japanese Kobudo and the principles of Daito Ryu Aiki-Jujutsu. He is also currently an active student of Traditional Kenjutsu, Qi Gong, and Isshinho Traditional Japanese Medicine.

Tai Chi Chuan is a Traditional Chinese martial art that focuses on the harmonization of ones mind, body, and spirit.

Its practise is a form of moving meditation, deep abdominal breathing is combined with a series of movements that are structured continuously. The movements of Tai Chi are designed to be rhythmical, effortless, and in continuous in flow.

You can choose to buy a single class or enjoy a reduced rate by purchasing a “Season Pass” (3, 5 or 10 classes)

Every Wednesday at 1:00pm PST

CASSANDRA LEE

Cassandra Lee is a Chinese Canadian who grew up in the Strathcona/Chinatown area in the 1970’s. She is glad to be, once again, connected to this historic area of town.

She has completed the Meditation Teacher Training with Moment, which is rooted in contemporary teachings.  Currently, she is enrolled in the Meditation Teacher Training with Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield, which is embedded in Buddhist philosophy.

Cassandra is drawn to meditation as the practice has guided and continues to guide her along the path of self-discovery and authenticity. She looks forward to sharing these blends of teachings with you.

You can choose to buy a single class or enjoy a reduced rate by purchasing a “Season Pass” (3, 5 or 10 classes)

Friday at 9:30am PST

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