Whitehorse Yoga #Yukon Yoga

Level 1 Yoga
Beginners Intensve 

Start learning and practising yoga postures (asanas). The course is for all. We will work on: strength, flexibility, breathing techniques, concentration and relaxation.

February 27th - March 24th

classes are monday through friday for four weeks course fee $290

held at

Montessori BorealisPreschool 102-1191 Front Street Whitehorse, YT,Y1A 0K5.



There is no pre-requisite for a Level 1 Yoga Beginners Intensive. This course will start at the very beginning, and gradually advance over the days and weeks of practice. Each Level 1 (and Level 2) Intensive is different, as Sabu navigates through the course based on the participants in the class. For this reason, any student, from any previous experience level, is welcome to join a Level 1 Intensive to re-fresh and re-charge a current practice or start from the very beginning.

About the Course

Throughout the Month-Long Beginners Intensive, you will be introduced to several elements of a Yoga practice such as proper breathing, proper relaxation and proper exercise, as well as an in depth look at physiology, phsycology and the effects of various Yoga postures on the heart, the brain, the nervous system and the mind.

The method you will be learning comes from the Sivananda Yoga Tradition, founded by Swami Vishnudevananda in 1957, who came to the West from India to share the great wisdom of Yoga with all of us. Swami Vishnudevananda introduced a very methodic system of Yoga practice for a balanced life, including twelve basic yoga postures (asanas), relaxation (savasana), breathing exercises (pranayama) and sun salutations (surya namaskar).

This combined practice of breathing, relaxation and exercise stimulates the internal organs, stretches and lengthens the muscles, increases circulation, calms the mind, and brings higher focus and concentraion, thus bringing optimum health to the practitioner. You will learn step-by-step about each of these valuable practices as well as their physiological, psychological and spiritul benefits. You will have time over the month to feel the effects of your Yoga practice and discuss any questions that may come up.

What to bring

There are yoga mats at the studio, but if you have your own, you are welcome to bring it.

Please wear comfortable clothing that allows for movement, breathing and stretching.

We also recommend that you do not eat at least two hours prior to class, for your own comfort.

In the first several classes, there may be terms, words or ideas that are new to you, so you are welcome to bring a note-pad and pen or pencil to jot down notes during discussion and explanation.

Suggested Reading

It is always useful to complement your Yoga Practice by reading the words of wise Yoga masters and practioners. We recommend several books as tools to aide you on your journey with Yoga, and to help solidify the teachings you will receive during your Intensive. We have these books available for sale at the studio, they are also easy to find online on sites such as amazon.com, ebay and many book stores.

"The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga" - By Swami Vishnudevananda
(Main Text Book)

"The Sivananada Companion to Yoga" - By the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres

"Yoga, Mind and Body" - By the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres

"The Sivananda Companion to Meditation" - By the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres


Payment Information
The final payment is due in Full one week prior to course start-date.
Make payments to SHANTI YOGA by cash or cheque.




Frequently asked Questions

We have dedicated a page on this website to address several common questions and concerns, so you are welcome to visit this page. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us and we will try to answer them as best we can. Click here to read others' testimonials as well.

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