Workshops|Events

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*NEW* Intelligent Postpartum Recovery:

After *countless years* of being asked, it’s official! I will be holding a workshop for Pregnant Women AND New Moms ALL on intelligent postpoartum recovery!
There is so much you are never told & knowledge is power!
More details coming soon!

When: Sat July 15, 2017 2:00pm-4:00pm
Where: THE NEW Studio 245 located at 309 East Cordova (kitty corner the Firehall Arts Theatre – Next door to St. James Church) 
Cost: $40 (payable by e-transfer, cash, cheque, PayPal, major credit cards)
To register please contact me directly at: yoginilori@gmail.com

15 Hr Prenatal & Postpartum Yoga Teacher Training:

  • June 17 – 18, 2017 
  • July 22 – 23, 2017
  • EXCITING NEWS! New Studio ALERT!   July 1st onwards studio245 will be located at St.Luke’s Court. 309 E. Cordova <3.

Times: Sat & Sun 10am-5pm
Total Fees: $250.00 + GST
$100.00 non refundable deposit to hold your space.
Balance of $150.00 + $12.50gst payable 1 day prior to workshop.
These sessions are held at Studio 245, located at 245 E. Broadway (Main and Broadway) and are also be available through Skype.
Program is eligible for Continuing Education Credits with Yoga Alliance.
Payment Methods: Cheque, Email Transfer, Major Credit Cards or PayPal.

Space is limited as the class size is very small.
Register early to save your spot by emailing yoginilori@gmail.com
Full class details found here: https://yogawithlorilucas.com/prenatal-teacher-development/

Yogic Tools for Chronic Pain:

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Chronic pain is a true epidemic and many people feel they have little control over the pain and depression (fear, anger, anxiety) that often joins it. In this workshop learn; mind body practices that bring ease, build resilience, techniques for reframing pain, explore the latest in pain research, self-management skills and behaviours to help you and your clients live well with chronic pain.

When: Sat July 29, 2017 2:00pm-4:30pm
Where: THE NEW Studio 245 located at 309 East Cordova (kitty corner the Firehall Arts Theatre – Next door to St.James Church) 
Cost: $45 (payable by e-transfer, cash, cheque, PayPal, major credit cards)
*Discounts are available. Nobody turned away for lack of funds.
To register please contact me directly at: yoginilori@gmail.com

Yoga For Anxiety: FULL – if you’d like to be contacted for the next one (likely in July) please email me at yoginilori@gmail.com *Also available privately

anxiety-mind(Tried & True Self-Regulation Techniques to Make Your Life Easier)
Do you suffer from anxiety?

You aren’t alone. A little is okay, but too much can be crippling and can make ones life very small.
In this workshop you will learn very effective self-regulation techniques and mindfulness practices that are guaranteed to bring ease.
These practices are extremely valuable in our often over scheduled, competitive, plugged in life. We all feel so much better when we’re centered and grounded.

When: Saturday June 24, 2017 2:00pm – 4:30pm 
Where: Studio 245 located at 7-245 E Broadway Ave – above Our Town Café (Corner of Kingsway and Broadway) in the heart of Mount Pleasant.
Cost: $45 (payable by e-transfer, cash, cheque, PayPal, major credit cards)
*Discounts are available. Nobody turned away for lack of funds.
To register please contact me directly at: yoginilori@gmail.com

Safely Integrating Pregnant Women Into Your Mixed-Level Classes:

prenatal yoga teacher training

Learn how to take care of both your regular students and your prenatal students simultaneously. We will explore contraindications and modifications related to pregnancy so you can feel less daunted and more supportive of your pregnant participants.

**POSTPONED due to moving studios! Sorry for any inconvenience
When: Monday June 26, 2017 6:30pm-9:00pm

Where: Studio 245 located at 7-245 E Broadway Ave – above Our Town Café (Corner of Kingsway and Broadway) in the heart of Mount Pleasant.
Cost: $45 (payable by e-transfer, cash, cheque, PayPal, major credit cards)
To register please contact me directly at: yoginilori@gmail.com

Teaching and Practicing Postnatal Yoga:

Every new mom is recovering from her own unique birth experience and having a healthy and functional body and mind is important for handling all the new challenges she faces. In this workshop you will learn how yoga can help support a new mom both physically as well as emotionally.
We will cover:
-When to return to practice
-Tips for teaching postnatal and baby and me yoga
-Safe and effective core strengthening
-Benefits and contraindications
-C-section recovery
-Pelvic floor health (and dysfunction)
-Diastasis recti
-Stress reduction, dealing with change, finding balance and the need for self care.

When: Sunday June 11, 2017 2:00pm – 6:00pm POSTPONED – sorry for any inconvenience
Where: Studio 245 located at 7-245 E Broadway Ave – above Our Town Café (Corner of Kingsway and Broadway) in the heart of Mount Pleasant.
Cost: $75 (payable by e-transfer, cash, cheque, PayPal, major credit cards)
To register please contact me directly at: yoginilori@gmail.com

Mindful Connection to Our Core:

This 2 hour workshop is designed to strengthen the core from the inside out safely and effectively. While there is nothing wrong with having strong outer abdominal muscles, in this workshop we will go much deeper and actually get into the system that is the core. This class is for men, women, and even those with diastasis or pelvic floor dysfunction. Learn to move from your center and improve your posture and performance.

When: TBA Soon
Where: Studio 245 located at 7-245 E Broadway Ave – above Our Town Café (Corner of Kingsway and Broadway) in the heart of Mount Pleasant.
Cost: TBA (payable by e-transfer, cash, cheque, PayPal, major credit cards)
To register please contact me directly at: yoginilori@gmail.com

Toronto Yoga Conference:facebook-graphic-lori-lucas

Lori is honoured to be a repeat presenter at this year’s Toronto Yoga Conference!

When: March 30 – April 2, 2017
Check out the Facebook event page for Lori at the Toronto Yoga Conference here & follow this link to purchase tickets online for any of Lori’s workshops!

More details on the conference can be found here or by checking out their Facebook page here. The program guide for the conference is here and you’ll find Lori’s workshops on page 59!


New Workshops Coming soon:

  • Business Practices for Yoga Teachers (and other holistic health professionals/practitioners)
  • Ball rolling Workshops (myofascial release). Ease pain and improve mobility.
  • Self Care for Yoga Teachers  (and other holistic professionals/practitioners)
  • MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction) and yoga. I teach this course in the mental health sector and these practices are extremely valuable in our often over scheduled/ overwhelming life.
  • Knee rehab – We will learn about this complex joint and how to support our knees for life.