Thursday, June 4, 2020


Today's Classes


Big Stretch Yoga Cancelled: Temporary Closure due to COVID-19
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Instructor: Joanne Lowe




Retreats & Workshops


News


YouTube - Free on-line videos
[posted:2020-06-02]




FREE On-Line Yoga Classes
[posted:2020-04-01]




BIG Surprise Coming Soon!
[posted:2020-03-27]




Recent Features


NEW STUDENTS OFFER - 30 days of yoga for $70!
Coupons/Special Offers
[posted:2019-10-11]




VIP Shopping Event at Lole - 50% off
Coupons/Special Offers
[posted:2019-06-28]




CONTEST - Who loves a giveaway?
Coupons/Special Offers
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About The Big Stretch

strengthen your body, nurture your soul and lift your spirit

A small, intimate yoga centre that opened its doors in 1999, The Big Stretch is a warm, welcoming space that offers hatha yoga classes to all age groups. With candles and music, and a small group of instructors, classes are tailored to the dynamics of the group attending. Instructors focus on each student and his or her needs, challenges or injuries. The Big Stretch also offers corporate yoga, workshops and yoga retreats.

Hatha yoga is a gentle, yet effective yoga practice that enhances your health and well-being. The simple breathing, stretching and muscle relaxation techniques relieve various symptoms of stress, including tension headaches, fatigue, anxiety,
back-pain, depression and insomnia.

In our classes, we slow down from our hectic schedules, allowing the breath to flow through the postures. Create balance by uniting opposites - effort and grace, stability and fluidity, strength and softness. Rather than just exercising, we can begin to connect the breath with body and mind, directing our attention inward.

Mats, blankets, bolsters, blocks, straps, zafus and eye pillows are provided for your support, comfort and convenience. Inspiring music and candles, warm, earthy hardwood floors, large windows and soothing blue walls create a gentle and relaxing atmosphere.





"My body feels much better in every way with regular practice. The sense of mental clarity it bestows always trumps the obvious physical benefits. Carving out these increments of restorative time for myself always yields the quieter, calmer mental space to withstand the hectic pace of these busy years. I hope you realize how much I treasure the yoga classes I get to." ~ Elisa





"Love your sense of humour, and that you always lead us to give back." ~ Arlene Hershfield





"Joanne, our instructor, is fabulous: warm, kind and intelligent. Unbelievably soothing voice and she makes everyone feel so welcome to progress at her own pace. One of my favourite, most peaceful places is her lovely studio with her guiding us. I will be with her now for three years this spring but there are women who have been faithfully coming to her for 20 years! Men, too! My son came and loved it. My husband needs it, too." ~ Susan M.