Pre-Registered Classes

Pre-Registered classes are a great way to enhance and enrich your practice. These small-group classes are progressive, so you are able to advance your self-knowledge about your body, mind and spirit.


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Yoga Fit


Instructor: Janice Arnot

Date: Mondays, 3:30-4:45, September 9-December 9

Price: $140 for 10 classes or $15 drop in


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Join Yoga Therapist and BCRPA Fitness Instructor Janice Arnot for this fusion class that interweaves dynamic stretching and standing asanas to cultivate balance and maintain bone density. The gentle strength training and core exercises to designed to keep the muscles strong and joints supported (TheraBands and light weights). This class is a blend of chair yoga and strength training that ends with a short sound and breath meditation. A great class to maintain functional fitness!


Bone Health Clinic


Instructor: Agi Mallory

Date: Bi-weeky Fridays,  1:30-2:30

Price: $120 per for 6 weeks


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This is a pre-registered bi-weekly class for those interested in participating in Dr. Fishman’s Osteoporosis Dose-Response Study. Participants can include anyone with a diagnosis of osteopenia, osteoporosis or wishing to build bone density committed to participate in the study for a period of two years. As part of the study, participants are required to sign up for participation with Dr. Fishman (see his site for more information: https://sciatica.org/?page_id=70) and attend a bi-weekly Bone Health Clinic. Bone Health Clinic is limited to 12 participants.  Select Fridays. First session: October 11 & 25, November 8 & 22, December 6 & 20. Second session January 3, 17 & 31, February 14 & 28.



Restorative Flow


Instructor: Janice Arnot

Date: Fridays, 2:45-4:oopm, September 13-December 13

Price: $140 for 10 classes or $15 drop in


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This gentle class explores slow gentle movements and stretches to mobilize the joints while inviting in a deeper breath practice and core connection. The gentle movements are intertwined with restorative postures to calm the nervous system and invite deep rest for the body and mind.



Pelvic Health for Women


Instructor: Regina Pfeifer

Date: Tuesdays 5:00-6:15pm, September 17-October 22 & November 5-December 10

Price: $112 for 6 sessions (pre-reg required)


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In this class you will strengthen the Core 4 (pelvic floor, diaphragm, multifidus and transverse abdominals), improve breathing that supports pelvic health, better understand the anatomy of the pelvis including bones, muscles, organs and ligaments and how they connect with the overall body. You can benefit from this class if you have concerns about pelvic girdle and low back pain (including SI Joint), pelvic floor dysfunction, prolapse or incontinence.Expect a brief private advance intake to allow Regina to better meet your goals and needs. Please contact her at 250-857-0011 with any question or concerns.
We usually have a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist come for a talk during one session.



Mindful Movement for Women: A Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Series


Instructor: Sarah Holmes de Castro

Date: Wednesdays 5:30-6:45pm, September 25 -October 30

New students $132+tax. Returning Mindful Movement students $108+tax. (pre-reg required)


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his series is designed for women living with complex trauma or chronic PTSD. Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) is an empirically validated, adjunctive clinical treatment for complex trauma or chronic, treatment-resistant PTSD. The emphasis is on movement at your pace, with plenty of space to make choices that work for you and your body. A short intake phonecall will be scheduled with each new student ahead of first class. Pre-registration is required; no drop ins. Class size is limited to 10 students.
**Please contact Sarah at sarahhdc@finebalanceyoga.ca for more info or to apply for a sliding scale spot (subject to availability).



Pelvic Health for Men


Instructor: Regina Pfeifer

Date: Thursdays 3:00-4:15pm, November 7 -December 12

Price: $112 for 6 sessions (pre-reg required)


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A therapeutic yoga class addressing overall pelvic health, chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome, urinary dysfunction, low back pain and other conditions involving the functions of pelvic organs. We will have a talk of a Pelvic Health Physio Therapist as part of one the sessions.

You will:

  1. Understand the anatomy and function of the male pelvic floor
  2. Learn how to strengthen the core’s inner unit including abdominal, back, hip muscles and their relationship to the diaphragms of the body
  3. Learn easy movements to relax the pelvis and relief pain
  4. Improve breathing that supports pelvic health
  5. Learn self-care approaches that help with incontinence, constipation and urinary dysfunction
  6. Get a better understanding about the energetic and emotional aspects related to male pelvic health
  7. Understand how to support your rehabilitation after prostate surgery


Movement and Stillness: A 6 week series of Yoga for Chronic Pain


Instructor: Sarah Holmes de Castro

Date: Wednesdays 3:00-4:15pm, November 6 -December 12

Price: $132 + tax for 6 sessions (pre-reg required)


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This series is designed for people living with chronic pain. It will include pain science information, mindful movement, breathwork, and guided rest practices to support pain management. The emphasis is on movement at your pace, with plenty of space to make choices that work for you and your body on the day. A short intake phonecall will be scheduled with each new student ahead of first class. Pre-registration is required; no drop ins. Class size is limited to 10 students.
**Please contact Sarah at sarahhdc@finebalanceyoga.ca for more info or to apply for a sliding scale spot (subject to availability).



Falling Essentials. Falling with Grace: An Introduction to the Feldenkrais MethodTM for Preventing a Fall and Falling with Grace.


Instructor: Elena Henwood

Date: Tuesdays 1:30-2:30pm, January 21 -February 25

Price: $180 + tax for 6 sessions (pre-reg required)


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Falling and falling prevention strategies are exceedingly important, acquired with lots of practice and an understanding of how the human skeleton maintains stability under the force of gravity. Using the Feldenkrais MethodTM, participants will learn to balance and coordinate the movements of their skeleton, both for saving themselves from falling and for bringing themselves down to the ground in an organized way*. Getting back up, and shaking off residual stress after taking a fall will also be addressed. During the first 6 hours of this course
(Part I), students will learn better balance, better coordination and more control in walking to increase the likelihood of preventing a fall, as well, how to quickly catch themselves from falling under certain circumstances. Students will learn a little bit about the workings of the nervous system as it relates to proprioceptive intelligence and recovering from a fall. The last 3 hours of the course (Part II)**, students will carry out supervised falling practice privately***. Relevant, real-life falling hazards will be identified and incorporated into these lessons.

Please note:

  1. Participants must be able to bring themselves to sit comfortably on the floor in a side-sitting or cross-legged position. Please contact Elena prior to registering to discuss eligibility. feelbetter@elenahenwood.com
  2. Participants are encouraged to register for both Part I and Part II of the course. Participants must complete Part I in order to register for Part II.
  3. Part II lessons are private and you can arrange for them to take place in your own home or at Elena’s home studio.