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Celebrating 20 years - interview with Heather MacNaughton

As Kelowna Yoga House approaches its 20th anniversary we would like to celebrate all of our super volunteers and all those who keep KYH operating, including our students, teachers, board members and all past and present volunteers. A big thank...

KYH Student spotlight: Interview with Ariaal Ashley

How long have you been practicing yoga? Answer:  53 years on and off How did you get started? What brought you to Iyengar Yoga? Answer:  When I was 21, I lived and worked in both England and Switzerland.  When...

More on KYH's Marketing Committee by Melissa Perehudoff

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world[1] and Be the change that you wish to see in the world[2] were two of Margaret Lunam’s favourite quotes. Much like KYH’s marketing committee,...

President's Report July 2021

The Little House has been rehabilitated and is now ready for use. The leaking eavestrough and resulting water damage were repaired. The failed water line was removed, replaced and lined with heat-proof tape. This outcome is an example of the...

KYH Teacher spotlight: Interview with Laurie Longden

What brought you to yoga? I suppose yoga has threaded itself through my life since my early twenties, when I bought a copy of BKS Iyengar’s Light On Yoga. I marvelled at how his body was able to take on such amazing ‘contortions’....

Balance by Phofi McCullough

Have you ever tried to comb your hair using your left hand while you are right handed or vice versa? Or in yoga, have you tried to kick up with the non-dominant leg in ADHO MUKHA VRKSASANA (arm balance)? Do you feel that you don’t connect...

Meet KYH's Marketing Committee gratefully submitted by Melissa Perehudoff

As members of our yoga community you may know that Kelowna Yoga House is a not-for-profit society run by a board of directors and the dedicated service of many volunteers. Are you aware what a rare and beautiful bird we are, given that there...

KYH Teacher spotlight: Interview with Janice Loukras

What brought you to yoga?    In 1998 I left my job, and my family and I moved to Vernon from Vancouver.  Shortly after, I had my second child. I realized then that my body needed help! I started taking yoga classes...

Rooted in Practice 2021 with Abhijhata Iyengar: Musings from the mat (by Kari Dul)

An inspiring day 1! My sarvangasana was so much better after all of the arm work we did today. I felt so much more 'lift'. My neck also feels amazing and free, long after the practice has been completed. This effect gives me a...

KYH Teacher spotlight: Interview with Joni Barbagallo

What brought you to Iyengar Yoga?  Iyengar yoga sought me out when I turned 40. I had been a long-time advocate of aerobics and high energy movement. I did not believe I could access the stillness I thought was required to "do...
 

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