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Reflections on my experience as a student, volunteer, board member Dianne Kapty

It is with pleasure that I reflect on my history with KYH as we prepare to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the studio on St. Paul Street. I did not have the pleasure of meeting Margaret Lunam, as she had moved on to the next phase of her...

KYH Teacher spotlight: Interview with Tracy Forsythe

I am Tracy Forsythe, a teacher here at Kelowna Yoga House. For those who do not know me, I am a Mom of three, a Grandma to four wonderful little ones, a wife, daughter, sister, friend, a lifelong student of yoga and a person living with Scleroderma. I...

KYH Teacher spotlight: Interview with Melissa Perehudoff

What has yoga done for you as a person? I have been practicing Iyengar yoga for 30 years. Yoga has helped me develop the qualities of courage, compassion, discipline, freedom, strength and joy. Yoga has provided me with a way to connect...

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...
 

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