Wednesday, June 23, 2021


Today's Classes


Hatha Yoga on Zoom (All levels) - Pre-registration required.
06:30 PM - 07:45 PM
Instructor: Joanne Lowe




Retreats & Workshops


Pop-up Livestream Restorative Yoga Class
Jun 26, 2021




News


Pop-up Restorative Yoga Class this Saturday, June 26th
[posted:2021-06-23]




FREE On-Line Yoga Classes
[posted:2021-04-05]




New Zoom Class Time - Wednesday evenings
[posted:2021-02-11]




Recent Features


Plough Pose - Halasana
Yoga Tip of the Month
[posted:2021-01-31]




Triangle Pose - Trikonasana
Yoga Tip of the Month
[posted:2021-01-27]




Supported Child's Pose
Yoga Tip of the Month
[posted:2021-01-27]




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.





"I've been to a lot of yoga studios, but The Big Stretch is really the only place that I've actually felt that I'm able to relax and let go." ~ Lauren





"What can I say other than a heartfelt thank you for all you've shared with our people. You are truly an exceptional person and we are all better off having been led by you." ~ Lee Zardo , Manager, ENERJI Centre, Janssen Inc.





"Congratulations Joanne! You have the kindest and warmest heart, the space is truly remarkable and wishing you many more wonderful years!" ~ Irina Fortey