Tuesday, April 23, 2019


Today's Classes


Flow & Let Go Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Instructor: Joanne Lowe




Big Stretch Yoga
07:00 PM - 08:15 PM
Instructor: Joanne Lowe




Retreats & Workshops


Early Bird Yoga - 8 week Spring Session
Mar 27 to May 15, 2019




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




Spring Pop-Up Market
May 4, 2019




News


Spring Pop-up Market, May 4th
[posted:2019-04-03]




Class Fees Increase February 1, 2019
[posted:2019-01-21]




Holiday Food & Toy Donations
[posted:2018-12-05]




Recent Features


NEW STUDENTS - 30 days for $55
Coupons/Special Offers
[posted:2017-12-30]




VIP Shopping Party at Lole!
Coupons/Special Offers
[posted:2017-10-25]




18th Anniversary Yoga Class Special
Coupons/Special Offers
[posted:2017-10-11]




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 credit your yoga classes for helping me achieve better results in my running and duathlon races. After one year at The Big Stretch, I am much more aware of my breathing and have increased my flexibility. Both have contributed to faster race times." ~ Ian Henderson





"Hi Joanne. I just wanted to tell you how much I am loving Wednesday morning 7am yoga. I go to bed Tuesday night thinking 'oh goodie tomorrow is yoga'. It's a wonderful point in my week and a great way to start the day Wednesday. Just wanted you to know what joy and happiness you bring to my life!" ~ Wendy S.





"Gauzy white curtains covering large open windows form an undulating wall on the south side of this spacious studio. Students are drawn here by the serenity of the space, as well as the soothing encouragement of director Joanne Lowe." ~ Toronto Life Magazine