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EVELYN NEAMAN. Tikkun Yoga Center.
Evelyn Neaman established Tikkun Centre in 1996. She has been practicing yoga since 1979, is a certified yoga teacher, and continues to study with many teachers of various traditions. Evelyn has been exploring the relationship between yoga and Judaism and incorporates this theme in much of her teaching. Evelyn emphasizes breath to movement, correct body alignment and attention to individual needs in her teaching.The result of this work is not only the stretching and strenghthening the physical body, but in uniting the body, mind and spirit.
Tel: 604 738- 9295 or 604 537-0798
email: Evelyn Neaman
web: Tikkun Yoga http://members.shaw.ca/tikkunyoga/
Annette is a certified yoga instructor and registered music therapist. She teaches ‘Yoga with Chair’ privately and at community centers, neighbourhood houses and senior residences throughout Vancouver. A popular community yoga class is the Shabbat Chair Yoga on Fridays at the Jewish Community Centre. This class explores the themes of peace, compassion, introspection and self-acceptance that underlie both the philosophies of Shabbat and Yoga. Annette has also presents workshops on Chair Yoga.
email: Annette Wertman
AUDI GOZLANAudi Gozlan is the creator of Kabalah Yoga®, a unique style of meditation and vinyasa yoga based on shaping the body into the Hebrew letters. Kabalah Yoga is a system of exercise and meditation that fuses the ancient mysticism of Kabalah with the art of yoga. Kabalah teaches that the energy of everything in the world, living creatures and inanimate objects alike, came into existence through the Hebrew letters that spell out their names. As far back as the early 1990s, while pursuing his law degree at the University of Montreal, Audi studied and taught kabalah wisdom and meditation. Over the last ten years, Audi has been designing and developing Kabalah Yoga and teaching it worldwide.
Tel.: +1 (514) 991-2834
Email: Audi Gozlan
ARNIE ALLICE. Registered Nurse. Certified Hatha Yoga Teacher – for beginner and general level. Combining of yoga, meditation, breathing, laughter. Teaches at home. Does house calls.
Location: 60 Elm Ridge Drive, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Tel: 416 783-4566
Email: Arnie Allice
KINNERET DUBOWITZ, M.A, E.T Certified Yoga Teacher and Dance Therapist. Kinneret is the director of a 200 hour Yoga alliance certified Teacher’s training course for Traditional to Torah observant women and I run programs in Israel, New York, and Toronto – click here for information! She also offers Women-only Yoga classes and retreats. She is a certified yoga teacher through the Toronto School of Flow Yoga. Although meditative, her classes in no way conflict with Judaism as the imagery and spiritual nature of the class is based in chassidis and the work of Areyeh Kaplan on Jewish meditation. At her strictly kosher natural health food retreats, she integrates yoga, nia, pilates, natural health food, Jewish meditation, prayer, Torah learning, and more….
Email: Kinneret Dubowitz
MATTHEW GINDIN teaches classical Hatha Yoga, Yoga history and philosophy, Buddhist history and philosophy and mindfulness and concentration meditation. He has been teaching meditation since 2004. He is currently a student practitioner of Acupuncture who treats out of Alembic Clinic in Pacific Rim College in Market Square and an Ayurvedic lifestyle counsellor. He is knowledgeable in Torah and Jewish philosophy and practice and is available to teach Jewish meditation, which he has been doing since 2006.
Tel: 204 775-2868
Email: Matthew Gindin
MIRIAM LEO teaches Yoga for kids. She teaches the children tools for relaxation and body awareness in a non-competitive environment. Miriam teaches playful, imaginative, child friendly interpretations of the classical poses interwoven with meditation, affirmations, and Torah principles. She is available for private groups and parties.
Tel: 204 775-2868
Email: Miriam Leo