Free Outdoor Yoga in Toronto – Summer 2017 Edition

Summer’s here baby! It’s time to head outdoors, roll out that mat, and salute the sun!

Here you’ll find a list of free yoga events taking place in (and around) Toronto this summer. This list features predominately free outdoor yoga events and yoga in outdoor spaces. Please note that most free yoga events are BYOM (bring your own mat). Please bring your own mat, water bottle and yoga towel when appropriate.

This list will be updated on a continual basis. Continue reading “Free Outdoor Yoga in Toronto – Summer 2017 Edition”

How to Celebrate International Day of Yoga in Toronto

Next week marks the second annual International Day of Yoga. While a ‘World Yoga Day’ has been celebrated unofficially in some capacity for many years, it was not until the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, proposed the idea in 2014 that the United Nations General Assembly gave June 21st the official declaration. The first event last year was celebrated around the world and earned two Guinness World Records, one for the largest yoga class, which was taught by Prime Minister Modi himself and attracted some 35,985 people; and one for the largest number of nationalities to participate in a single yoga event: an amazing 84 nations.

I don’t think we’re going to see anything of that magnitude here in Toronto, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to do to participate in this amazing day. Here are 10 ways to celebrate International Yoga Day in Toronto. Continue reading “How to Celebrate International Day of Yoga in Toronto”