Wednesday, July 17, 2019


Today's Classes


Early Bird Yoga - 4 weeks, begins July 24th
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Instructor: Joanne Lowe




Flow & Restore Yoga
06:00 PM - 07:15 PM
Instructor: Joanne Lowe




Retreats & Workshops


Early Bird Yoga - 8 week Spring / Summer Session
May 29 to Jul 17, 2019




Early Bird Yoga - 4 Week Summer Session
Jul 24 to Aug 14, 2019




Yoga with Furry Adoptable Pets at The Toronto Humane Society
Jul 25, 2019




News


Yes, we have air conditioning!
[posted:2019-07-11]




VIP Shopping Event at Lole - 50% Off
[posted:2019-06-28]




Canada Day Long Weekend Closure
[posted:2019-06-21]




Recent Features


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




NEW STUDENTS - 30 days for $55
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VIP Shopping Party at Lole!
Coupons/Special Offers
[posted:2017-10-25]




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.





"More than just a way to alleviate the symptoms of stress, Joanne is teaching a way to improve work habits and employee satisfaction. She knows the language and the nature of office stress, but most of all she knows how to relax." ~ Ascent Magazine





"Better than tylenol!" ~ Pat Z.





"Dearest Joanne, thank you so very much for your very special Tuesday class!!! I love each and every class you are giving but Tuesday's are extraordinary - I feel so deeply stretched and relaxed - I never want to get up and leave afterwards. Wishing you always warm and sunny days. Cheers!" ~ Hanne