Entries by Parallel Yoga

Back to School? Back to Yoga.

Back-to-school time doesn’t need to be stressful, but even a little bit of stress caused by the excitement of a new school year can throw kids (and you!) a off your game. Here are some ways to consciously slow yourself down when you recognize you’re stressed–and you can teach these coping mechanisms to your littles, […]

4 Smoothie Recipes that are Inspired by Yoga

If you’re practicing yoga on a regular basis, chances are you’re a fairly health-conscious person. So at Parallel Yoga, we’ve come up with 4 smoothie recipes fit for a yogi! The following smoothies are delicious, nutritious, and full of yoga-inspired goodness. Please give them a try and let us know what you think! Green from […]

5 Reasons to Practice Yoga Outside

Yogis. You know we love our studio, but we also love to shake things up once in awhile. This summer, we’re offering one yoga class a week at Glenridge Park from 8:30-9:30pm on Wednesdays. This is your opportunity to find out why taking your practice outside can produce major benefits to your regular yoga routine! […]

20 Ideas for Cultivating a Mindful Summer

Ah, summer. Here we go! While it’s usually a fun-filled, busy time of year that we all try to fit as much into as possible, it’s also important to remember to take some time. (Like, for doing slow, meticulous, quiet things.) But first, what is mindfulness? “Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully […]

Yoga for Stress and Anxiety

There are many benefits to practicing yoga, and relief from stress and anxiety is just one of them—but it’s a big one. Many medical professionals believe that stress and anxiety are underlying issues that contribute to a huge variety of diseases, including digestive disease, some types of cancer, obesity, skin conditions, and many more. By […]

Creating Space in the Spring

Guys. It’s officially spring, and for many of us, the opportunity to purge our crowded, winter-dictated lives is exciting. In the winter, we collect. We hunker down and surround ourselves with comfort, whether that be food, people, habits, or whatever. We often become fragile versions of ourselves and feel the need to look inward and […]

Intuition and Connection

Your body is intuitive. We are remarkably designed beings, capable of knowing physically, emotionally, and spiritually what we need and when we need it. Although sometimes difficult to remember or wrap our heads around, we are complete and perfectly molded. Your body is not separate from your mind, which is not separated from your soul. […]

February Workshops + Events at Parallel Yoga

Yogis–can you even BELIEVE it’s February?! Seriously. But guess what? We have the BEST workshops lined up for you this month! Honestly. Check ‘em out: Acro Yoga with Stef Date: Saturday, Feb 3rd Time: 11:45am – 1:00pm Cost: $10 plus GST New to Acro? Never heard of Acro? A bit nervous to try? Not to […]

Welcoming Change

Change can be scary, but can also refreshing and motivating. It’s up to every single one of us to decide how we wish to perceive it. It’s all about our ability to live with acceptance and grace, and to understand that there are some things we cannot control—and that this is okay. Seasonal Changes We’re […]