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  • We’re Back! Reopening July 17, 2020

    We’re Back! And we’re so excited to see all of our Townies back in the studio this Friday, July 17th. The safety of our community has always been our top priority, and we’re even more focused on it now. As we reopen our studios, we’ve made changes to how we…

  • We Need To Do Better

    Yogatown Diversity Initiatives The murder of George Floyd has sparked an awakening for so many of us who have been ignorant to the extraordinary pain, anxiety, and collective anguish that has been inflicted upon the Black community for far too long. We have worked hard to make Yogatown a space…

  • Supporting Our Yogatown Staff & Teachers During Covid-19 Closure

      A Message From Tracy & Jason Hi Townies. We hope that you are doing well and have the support of family and friends at this difficult time. Our family was away in Mexico prior to the Covid-19 crisis starting in Ottawa, and we were just and were just able…

  • Covid-19 Notice – A Difficult Decision

    To all of our incredible Townies. It is with very mixed emotions that we are temporarily closing Yogatown, effective immediately. While we have taken increasingly serious measures to provide a clean and sanitary studio space for you, we no longer feel they are enough. The fact is that we have…

  • Should I Do A 30 Day Yoga Challenge?

    Will my body be able to handle that much yoga? How can I fit that much yoga into my schedule? What if I don’t have the discipline or the willpower to complete the challenge? These are common questions we hear from yogis who are considering a 30 Day Yoga Challenge….

  • Townie Profile – Jordan

    Jordan was introduced to yoga through a fellow Townie in an impromptu class at a previous job. What started as a one-off experience for Jordan turned into a regular practice that amplifies and supports his other adventurous activities! Has yoga changed since you started practicing? My intention has definitely changed…

  • Townie Profile – Kate

    Why did you start doing yoga? My doctor suggested that I practice yoga because of work related stress. I very quickly knew it was exactly what I needed – the perfect balance between physical exertion and emotional/mental benefits! Has it changed since you started practicing? I may have come for…

  • Townie Profile – Nancy

    As a long-time summer and winter triathlete, Nancy Luitwieler joined a friend to try a hot yoga class and over time it has become a habitual practice in her active life.   What does being part of the Yogatown community mean to you? I discovered Yogatown in mid 2017 while cycling…