Jason Billows

“You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” - Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Jason Billows

Owner

I was first introduced to meditation at 12 years old and then yoga in my late teens. They’ve both been a part of my life ever since and have influenced me in more ways than I can explain.

When I first began to practice it was with curiosity, then over time I practiced with dedication, and now after 30+ years I practice with a sense an increasing sense of ease.

I no longer measure my practice by poses I can hold or how few thoughts I have during my meditation, but instead I practice based on my intuition, listening to my body and breath for guidance to create space and balance in my life.

Blah! Cheesy I know, but it’s true. 🙂

One of the the greatest inspirations for my practice came while watching my children as babies. They would naturally move into positions that we’d call pigeon, or bow, or… you guessed it… child’s pose. Or they’d simply sit and “be”, with no agenda or goal. It was then I realized just how natural and intuitive yoga and mindfulness can and should be. We simply need to be quiet and listen so our body and breath can remind us not what to do, but how to “be”.

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Preston

Upcoming Preston classes

300 Preston Street, Ottawa

    Stittsville

    Upcoming Stittsville classes

    1300 Stittsville Main St. Stittsville

    • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

      Meditation Tour: Exploring Different Meditation Styles

      with Jason Billows

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      Your yoga clothes stink! That’s what a stranger told me after class many years ago. When someone you don’t even know says that, you know it must be bad. Don’t think yoga stink is a problem for you?  Just keep in mind that if you can smell your clothes even…

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