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Innergy Yoga teachers will bring a well needed stretch to upcoming Vancouver event

Employees from Vancouver bavancouver_corporate_soccer_stretch_2015sed companies like Amazon, BC Hydro, Microsoft and KPMG will enjoy a complimentary “mini yoga” session on Sunday after their upcoming soccer game with the Vancouver Summer Games.

Better known as “Corporate Champions Vancouver”, the Vancouver Summer Games 2016 will encompass several activities, such as basketball, golf, soccer and even an escape room, where participants must solve clues to unlock the door and leave the room.

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May 25th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Yoga is Best for Improving Memory

Want to Keep Your Memory Sharp?

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Most of us do.

For years, experts have told us to eat brain food, play crosswords and sudoku and avoid stress. All very good suggestions of course, but a new study funded by the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation is showing that yoga and meditation are more effective at preventing Alzheimers’ disease than anything else.

People who practiced yoga regularly were also less likely to be depressed, anxious AND were better able to cope with stress, according to the study.

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May 10th, 2016|Categories: Information|Tags: , , |

No Time to be Well at Work? You’ll love these 5 tips!

What stops you from being healthy?no_time

Well in our experience one of the biggest factors why people don’t commit daily to things that improve their health or well-being is TIME.

Time is a funny thing isn’t it?

We often hear people say things like “If I just had more time…” or “There needs to be more hours in a day”.

Well the truth is, there isn’t! […]

May 4th, 2016|Categories: Information, News|Tags: , , |

It all Starts with You

So much talk this past weekend about the big “V” Day – Valentine’s Day. And we hope you celebrated with loved ones loveonselfof course – a spouse, boyfriend/girlfriend, your children, even extended family or friends.

But I want to talk to you about self love. Ok, I can see you rolling your eyes but I’m not just talking about bubble baths and pedicures here.

Self love, true self love, goes way beyond that. 

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February 15th, 2016|Categories: Information|

Yoga can Improve your Sex Life

Yes, we said it. And it’s absolutely true. Better sex is just one of the many benefits you’ll get from a regular yoga yoga_sexpractice. Ok so how exactly does yoga make sex better?

Here are 5 ways:

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Yoga Helps Kids to Focus Better

You’ve probably heard of kids doing yoga. Maybe you even have children who have tried this age-old practice 360kidsof stretching and bending. Well have you ever wondered WHY kids might do yoga? Is it just for fun? To be silly and twist your body into different shapes?

As it turns out, there are many benefits to chidren doing yoga, some of which include:

-better mental focus and concentration in the classroom
-better awareness of breathing
-improved balanced
-better flexibility
-increased self esteem and confidence
-and much more

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February 1st, 2016|Categories: Events, Information|Tags: , , , , , |

5 Reasons You Should Do More Yoga in 2016

If you’re like many people, you’ve made some great New Year’s Resolutions. Congratulations. If doing more yoga isn’t already on that list, let me tell you why it SHOULD be.5

Besides all the usual benefits that yoga provides, like increased flexibility and lowered stress levels, here are 5 benefits of yoga that you may not be aware of:

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January 6th, 2016|Categories: Information|Tags: |

Try this 15 minute Yoga Routine

Too busy for yoga over the holidays? Try this short 15 minute yoga routine for quick and effective results.

We recommend doing it first thing in the morning before your day gets away on you.

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December 22nd, 2015|Categories: Information|

How about “No-No-No” instead of “Ho-Ho-Ho”

We’ve all said yes a few too many times and over committed to things. And we’ve all said no, then felt guilty and selfish. This holidaynostree season, why not strike a balance? But what does that even mean anyway? It means being honest and true to yourself, while doing your best not to hurt anyone’s feelings. It means setting boundaries to ensure you don’t get stressed out and making sure you cover the basics, like getting enough sleep so you can stay healthy.

And sometimes it means asking for help. Yes, it’s truly ok to ask for help.

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December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Information|

Don’t Force your Employees to do Yoga

The title gives it away: If you have a workplace yoga program, it should be voluntary and not mandatory. Often Phase Technology1businesses across Canada will start a Corporate Yoga program with us because they want to provide a low-cost, simple and effective wellness program for […]

October 19th, 2015|Categories: Information|Tags: , , |

Texting Neck should NOT be a thing

Yes, the world has gone high-tech. And yes, texting neck (AKA “Anterior Head Syndrome”) is a real thing.

Hazard of textingIf we’re not on our computers or laptops, we’re on our ipads, ipods or another device for a good portion of the day. It can be difficult to unplug. And many of us text, because it’s a fast and easy way to get information to someone.

The problem comes when we are using these devices along with poor posture. It can wreak havoc on our bodies, leading to “texting neck”.

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August 24th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

5 Things You Need to Start Doing Every Morning

You may think the best way to start your day each morning is to tackle your inbox, post on social media sites or shuffle paperwork on your desk. But it’s not!happymorning

If you truly want to make the most of your work day, follow these 5 tips:

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August 12th, 2015|Categories: Information|Tags: , , , , |

7 Ways to Be Healthy at Work, Besides Yoga

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There are plenty of ways to stay healthy at work.  We think the world of Corporate Yoga, but if you’re already running yoga classes in your office, or yoga just isn’t your thing, consider these alternatives as a way to stay healthy at work: […]

March 9th, 2015|Categories: Information|

Find Freedom in Taking Flight

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Arm Balances:
They’re one of those things that for most non yogis or beginner yogis are elusive, scary and part of the “Yeah right, I don’t think so” club. I remember the first time I ever took flight in Bakasana (Crow pose) – knees balanced on forearms, precariously poised in the middle to avoid falling forward or backward, core engaged, trying to remember to also breathe.

Talk about bringing up fears. It can be scary to feel like you might fall and even scarier to bruise your ego on the way down.
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March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Information|

Thoughts Become Things

Thoughts Become ThingsOur thoughts become things.   If we don’t watch our thoughts, we will attract all sorts of things we don’t want. If you struggle with this, I give a tip that will really help you to focus your mind.

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February 23rd, 2015|Categories: Videos|

7 Best Yoga Poses to do Right at Your Desk


No time to do a regular yoga practice?
When you’ve only got a few minutes at work but you’re in serious need of some yoga or stretching, try 1 or more of these 7 highly effective yoga poses at your desk, which target every area of your body when done together.

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February 16th, 2015|Categories: Information, Videos|

Stretch Your Neck with This Quick Yoga Pose

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Stretch the kinks out of your neck with this yoga pose.  Enjoy the benefits of this 1-minute neck lengthening stretch.

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February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Videos|

Sit Smarter with Yoga

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(Reprinted from CNN)

You’ve probably heard that “sitting is the new smoking.” Not only does it lead to aches and pains, edema, varicose veins, sciatica and more — according to a new study, too much sitting can actually kill you.

Unlike smoking, however, we can’t just quit sitting.

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January 28th, 2015|Categories: Information, News|

Eye Strengthening Exercise

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If you look at a computer screen for a good portion of your day, you’ll love this simple eye strengthening exercise. Try it now!

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January 20th, 2015|Categories: Videos|

Leg Energizer Series

Leg Energizer Series
This short video will show you to energize and strengthen your legs and give your whole body energy for the day.

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January 12th, 2015|Categories: Videos|

LET GO OF STRIVING

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Let go of striving or trying and ease into your meditation practice by observing and letting go.

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January 5th, 2015|Categories: Information, Videos|

7 Ways to Keep Stress out of your Holiday Plans

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‘Tis the season for merriness, cheerfulness, joy and peace.

The season of sweet treats, shopping blitzes and extra activities.

This time of year is about celebrating, enjoying and living it up, but it can be stressful rushing from place to place, trying to get everything accomplished, as well as meet self-imposed high expectations.

hat’s the point of it all though if the holidays leave you feeling less than festive?

Here are seven ways to keep stress out of your holiday plans this year:
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December 15th, 2014|Categories: Information, News|

Chest Stretch at the Wall

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Try this chest stretch using a wall in your office, filing cabinet, doorway, etc to instantly stretch tight chest and shoulder muscles and improve posture.

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December 8th, 2014|Categories: Information, Videos|

7 Ways to Keep Stress out of your Holiday Plans

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Tis the season for merriness, cheerfulness, joy and peace. The season of sweet treats, shopping blitzes and extra activities.

This time of year is about celebrating, enjoying and living it up, BUT it can be stressful rushing from place to place, trying to get everything accomplished, as well as meet self-imposed high expectations.

What’s the point of it all though if the holidays leave you feeling less than festive?

Here are 7 ways to keep stress OUT of your holiday plans this year . . .

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December 2nd, 2014|Categories: Information|

Nasal Cleansing

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Nasal Cleansing
is an ancient practice that is used to help reduce the duration of colds and improve general immunity and health.

It is especially important to do nasal cleansing during the winter months. Watch this video to learn WHY and HOW.

November 17th, 2014|Categories: Information, Videos|

This Shoulder Stretch will instantly relieve tension

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This Shoulder Stretch will instantly help you to relieve tension in your entire shoulder region – front, back and top. You’ll feel it right away.

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October 27th, 2014|Categories: Videos|

Breathe Easier with this 4 part stretch with breath

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If you want to instantly relieve back and shoulder tension, open your chest and breathe a lot easier, try this 4 part stretch with breath.

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October 20th, 2014|Categories: Videos|

Ego Vs Higher Self: What’s the Difference?

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You know those voices in your head?

Understanding Ego vs Higher Self may explain what they are and how to know which one to listen to.

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October 14th, 2014|Categories: Videos|

Leg Energizer Video

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Try this 2-3 minute series of easy leg energizing stretches to break up your work day.

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October 6th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized, Videos|

Amazing Chest Stretch

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Try this 2 minute Chest Stretch right now, right in your chair, to stretch your chest and shoulders and reduce upper body tension.

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September 22nd, 2014|Categories: Information|