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Canton’s Yoga Loft schedules new programs


CANTON - The Yoga Loft in Canton has a number of programs scheduled for the spring.

■ Introduction to Ayurveda: Self-Care Practice with Jackie Foster of Saranac Lake

May 3, 1 to 3:30p.m.

Ayurveda is often called the sister science of yoga. It teaches practices for a healthy life-style determined by your unique physical, mental and emotional constitution (Dosha). The workshop includes a self-assessment to determine your constitution, daily self-care practices to heal physical/mental/emotional imbalances, yoga postures and breath work suitable for each constitution, and take home sample of Ayurvedic oil. $25, payable at the door. To register, email or phone 518-339-3008.

■ Yoga for Better Bones: Fundamentals of Osteoporosis with Margaret Martin of Ottawa.

May 17, 1 to 3p.m.

This workshop focuses on osteoporosis fundamentals for yoga teachers and yoga students. Teachers will learn how to support students in stimulating bone strength and preventing injury. Yoga student will be empowered with the knowledge they need to ensure they are practicing Yoga without increasing their risk of a fracture.

Mrs. Martin is the recipient of the 2011 Award of Distinction from the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario for her achievements with MelioGuide and her significant contributions promoting Osteoporosis education and awareness with her fellow Physiotherapists, her clients and the broader community. $30, payable at the door. To register, email or leave a message with Ellie at 315-347-2401.

■ CONTINUING FAVORITES include Saturday Community Yoga, 50+ Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga Flow, Yin Yoga, Yoga Basics, Morning Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Little Lotus, Restorative Yoga, Chair Yoga, Kayakalpa Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, and Belly Dance. Consult the Yoga Loft web site for full class descriptions, costs, registration information, and up-to-date schedule.

The North Country Center for Yoga and Health (The Yoga Loft) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting health, wellness, personal growth and community. The Yoga Loft is located at Maplewood, 205 State Street Road. For more information go to, send emails to, or call 315-605-8637.

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