Lectures & Workshops

Our lectures, workshops, and class series provide the opportunity to focus on a variety of subjects. We ensure plenty of time for questions and demonstrations that make our workshops the perfect environment to take your health to the next level. For more information on any event, please call us at 250.954.2273. To register in any of our workshops, use the ‘click here’ links below. We are delighted to host the following events…



Introduction to Yoga with Crystal McMillan & Teresa Stanley
Jan 9 – Feb 6, Tuesday’s 11:30 am – 12:45 pm  $80 pp – Teresa
Jan 9 – Feb 6, 2018 Tuesday’s 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm  $80 pp – Crystal 

This 5 week course is an introduction to the foundation asanas (postures), with emphasis on proper body alignment and breathing. Yoga builds muscle tone, improves strength and flexibility of the spine and joints, and improves blood circulation and eases tension. This class is for students with little or no previous experience of yoga.  Instructor: Crystal McMillan & Teresa Stanley.

Register 'Introduction To Yoga' Tuesday's 6:30 pm - Jan 9, 2018 Register 'Introduction To Yoga' Tuesdays 11:30 am - Jan 9, 2018


We are excited to have Ty Chandler back with us again! Laugh, Learn and Deepen you practice with Ty – one of Victoria’s most sought-after Iyengar Instructors.
Ty has been a practitioner of Iyengar Yoga since the early 90’s. In 2017 she received a Senior 1 Level Certificate and continues to make regular journeys to Pune, India to study with the Iyengar family and to France to immerse in the teachings of Corine and Faeq Biria. Ty is known for her strong, precise teaching and her warm encouraging style. She blends physically demanding asana work with clear verbal instruction while encouraging students to stay connected to their own experience. We are currently taking names for the workshop. Formal registration will open January, 3, 2018. Workshop is Full – Taking Names For The Waiting List : 250.954.2273

Integrative Strategies for Breast Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis & Survivorship
Thursday, January 18 – 6:00 – 8:00 pm – $30

Join Crystal McMillan, MA, RNCP, FMP & Teresa Stanley, NNCP for an educational workshop on breast cancer that will change your life! Is estrogen the bad and primary culprit of breast cancer? Or, is the matter of ‘estrogen’ more related to the body’s ability to properly metabolize estrogens? You need to know. If this workshop is not for you, then educate yourself for your loved ones. We will cover: (a) hormonal risk factors, (b) estrogen metabolism, (c) the stress connection, (d) prognostic markers, (e) the role of insulin and inflammation & their biomarkers, (f) the thyroid connection, (treatment options), and (g) nutrition & natural therapies for prevention, during treatment and recovery. Bring your friends!

Inflammation & Metabolic Detoxification – An Exploration of Alternative Medicine
Tuesday, February 6 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm – $15 pp

Join Crystal McMillan, MA, RNCP, FMP & Jennifer MacDonald BSc. Nutrition & Food Sciences for an educational workshop ‘Inflammation & Metabolic Detoxification’. Find out how chronic underlying inflammation manifests in the body, how it causes disease, and what you can do about it.

Stay tuned for further description of this workshop……


We are excited to offer you another opportunity to learn from one of Canada’s most senior Iyengar Yoga Instructors. Leslie has been teaching in Victoria since the early 70’s and has been active in the local centre since then. She has studied in Pune at the RIMYI many times since her first trip in 1985. Her most recent trip was in December 2015. Leslie is an advisor to the Iyengar Yoga Centre Board. Leslie also serves as an assessor for IYAC/AYCI. Leslie has taught in the U.S., Thailand, Hong Kong, and most recently in Mexico. Certification: Intermediate Senior I. Formal registration will open February 15, 2018. Currently Taking Name For The Class List : 250.954.2273

Bare Roots Natural Health and Yoga Centre, Unit #203 – 891 West Island Hwy,
Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E9

 

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