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June special Yoga Nidra weekend immersion- contact Mary to register:yogaforlife@eastlink.ca
Come join us for this iRest® Yoga Nidra Immersion event where you will learn the principles and practice of iRest Yoga Nidra meditation and experience the variety of ways iRest can be used on and off the mat.

This iRest Immersion event is open to everyone; both experienced iRest practitioners and newcomers alike wishing to sample the fullness iRest has to offer for health, healing, and wholeness of being.

This iRest Yoga Nidra Immersion fulfills the short retreat requirement of the iRest Certification Program.

About iRest Yoga Nidra

iRest Yoga Nidra is a research-based meditation, relaxation and healing protocol. The practice of iRest enables you to deeply calm your nervous system, integrate difficult thoughts & emotions, and offers a portal for awakening to your essential nature. iRest meditation is both an excellent personal practice as well as adjunctive practice for healthcare & healing professionals. Research shows iRest effectively reduces stress, insomnia, anxiety, depression, chronic pain & post-traumatic stress disorder, and enhances joy, equanimity & well-being in daily life.

Through experiential practice and dynamic dialogue:

  • Learn the 10-Step iRest Protocol to enhance your personal meditation practice
  • Explore how to integrate the practices of iRest into daily life
  • Foster well-being and resiliency from stress & anxiety
  • Experience BodySensing in movement
  • Practice BreathSensing for resiliency, increased energy and relaxation
  • Learn to skilfully meet difficult emotions and beliefs in daily life
  • Access an inner resource of well-being, ease, security and peace
  • Awaken to your essential wholeness

Schedule: June 15-17, 2018

timing is approximate and will be confirmed as we get closer to the date

FridayJune 15: registration: 3:30-4:30PM; program: 4:30-9:30PM

Saturday, June 163:30-8:30PM

Sunday, June 179:00AM-3:00PM (60 minute lunch break)

Location: The Path (344 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE)

Pricing: $295 early bird through May 18th, $350 thereafter

Trainer: Senior iRest Trainer Barbara Eastham

Barbara has been part of the collaborative development of the iRest training and certification and is a supervisor in the certification process. She has for many years been a teacher of teachers.

She is currently offering iRest to groups and individuals and working within a cancer wellness facility. She loves to offer the nondual practices of bodysensing, pranayama, meditation and personal inquiry in small group gatherings where participants share and learn from one another.

Barbara lives in Calgary, Canada with her husband and has two, brightly shining, grown children.


Please click the schedule in the right margin for details.

Yoga For Life, offering yoga for all ages and stages of life, in Charlottetown, PEI is locally owned and operated by Mary MacPhee RYT (500 hr. registered yoga teacher), CYT (certified yoga teacher) and certified Kripalu YogaDance instructor.

Mary MacPhee, CYT, RYT, offers classical hatha yoga instruction and YogaDance in Charlottetown at The PATH, 344 University Ave. Charlottetown-across the street from Papa Joe’s restaurant.

Contacts:  892-4658-Mary’s home or yogaforlife@eastlink.ca. The phone number at the PATH is 620-8337 for before or after class

Yoga For Life studio offers yoga for all ages and stages: Prenatal, Postnatal, Gentle, Yoga for Children, and Classical Hatha.  Mary occasionally has time to offer YOGADANCE ,   6 and up welcome. Mary also offers off-site yoga presentations to groups of all ages, including YogaDance for a variety of purposes such as self esteem workshops for women,  youth, etc.

Mary’s classes focus on breathing, relaxation and stress reduction-on-and-off-the-mat, as well as strengthening and stretching. YogaDance does this also with yogic and popular music beginning slowly, then faster movement with yoga poses and breathing throughout, and relaxation at the end.

At the PATH, the body, mind and breath are explored, embraced, honored, and integrated toward self-discovery, personal growth and living in harmony in the world.

Mary bases her teaching on the classical teachings of the “Astanga or 8 Limbs” as outlined in Patanjali’s famous text on yoga, The Yoga Sutras. The 8 limbs include:

1. yama-CARE towards others and the environment

2. niyama-CARE toward ourselves

3. asana-practice of physical exercises

4. pranayama-practice of breathing exercises

5. pratyahara-moral use of our senses

6. dharana-directing our mind

7. dhyana-meditation

8. samadhi-complete integration and understanding

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