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Food For the Soul 2018-2019

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Compassionate Chair Yoga

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Alternate Tuesdays starting September 11, 2018

Fall dates: September 11, and 25, October 23, November 6, and 20, and December 4, and 18. Contact the Guest House for the 2019 dates: foodforthesoul@ssjd.ca » or 416-226-2201 ext 305.

Come stretch yourself for a 1-hour Compassionate Chair Yoga practice.

Join us in a practice of compassion for your body, mind and spirit: as each Yoga session is followed by the Eucharist, a silent nourishing dinner, and the opportunity to walk the labyrinth after dinner (weather permitting) .

Loose, comfortable clothing suitable for the Yoga practice is recommended. 

Everyone welcome, including walker and wheelchair practitioners.

Led by Barb Rosen, a certified Kripalu (Compassionate) Yoga Teacher.

  • Begins 10:30 am with the Yoga practice, followed by Noon Eucharist, and ends after dinner approximately 1:15 pm.
  • Fee: recommended donation for each session: $35 ($20 for Yoga practice, and $15 for dinner: the portion for the Yoga practice will go as an unreceipted donation to the Sisterhood.)
  • Payable by personal cheque or cash only.
  • To register for Compassionate Chair Yoga, send an email to the Guest House guesthouse@ssjd.ca or phone directly: 416-226-2201 ext 305

  • All retreats and quiet days at St. John’s Convent take place in the milieu of a contemporary monastic community which has a daily rhythm of prayer. All guests are invited to take part in the daily Eucharist, and those staying overnight may like to join us in the Divine Office (Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer, and Compline).
  • See the regular chapel and meal schedule here »

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