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Fitness For Life 2020

Are you looking to improve your health in the coming year and beyond? ⁣

Fitness For Life classes are starting up January 6th and we’d love to have you join us. This class is all levels ages 55-ish and up. If you are new to class your first week is free of charge. ⁣

Class runs Monday and Wednesday at 10:15 am  & 4:30 pm at the Saltair Community Centre with Coach Tyler Buck

#boundlessnation #lifewithoutlimits #fitnessforlife

Thanks to @ashleymarstonphotography for the great photo!

2020 Iyengar Yoga with Jessica

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year,

I am looking forward to connecting with students for Iyengar yoga classes Tuesdays and Thursdays at The Saltair Community Centre next week and welcome new students to join these classes.

Iyengar Yoga Foundations

When: Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9-10:15 am starting January 7th
Where: Saltair Community Centre Gym.
What do I need: Arrive 5 mins early to set up with provided props, bring a mat if you have one. If not I always have extras. Choose comfortable clothing, moveable clothing and have a layer for the final work in the class which is cooling. 

These Iyengar Yoga classes are suitable for ongoing students, beginners of yoga or those new to Iyengar yoga. We will continue to work on improving balance, strength, flexibility, mobility, postural alignment, proprioception and breath awareness, ultimately fostering connection to our deepest selves through this rich practice. Iyengar yoga instructors train for a minimum of 3-5 years and undergo the most rigorous yoga certification process in the country to offer quality yoga teaching to every body.

**As with all physical exercise it is advisable if you have any heath concerns you confirm with a doctor that it is safe to practice and go over your considerations with me before your first class.

Connect with me via email below to purchase an 8 class pass for $110. This pass can be used for any combination of Tuesday, Thursday morning classes.  It is advisable to commit to a minimum of one to two classes a week to build the benefits of the practice, but I make the passes flexible to accommodate life schedules! (etransfer, cheque or cash on your first class is acceptable).

Jessica Lowry
Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher
alignwithjessica.com
connect [at] alignwithjessica [dot] com

““It is through the alignment of the body that I discovered the alignment of my mind, self, and intelligence.” 
B.K.S. Iyengar

‘Jessica’s Iyengar yoga class is truly inspirational.  She is an extremely talented instructor who is always positive, compassionate and motivating.  Every detail is well thought out and organized.  The classes are informative, fun and great exercise. I am so thrilled to have found this class and look forward to many more!’– S.L

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New Iyengar Yoga Classes for 2020

IYENGAR YOGA

November 2019: No yoga classes. Instead, I urge you to develop your home practice. See Home Practice resource page for inspiration.

December 2019: Regular morning classes will resume December 3rd-19th. Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10:15. New students are welcome to join these classes. There will be a Christmas break from Dec 19th until Jan 7th.

New Classes for 2020

Register with a pass now to secure your spot: limited passes available

All Classes are located at The Saltair Community Centre. Bring a yoga mat, (I always have extras if you don’t have one) dress comfortably with an added layer for the final cooling pose work. All other props are provided. Arrive 5-10 mins early first class to fill out a waiver. 

Level I –  Morning Retreat. Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9-10:15, starting January 7th and ongoing

Suitable to beginners and those developing an Iyengar practice. This is an excellent class to start your day: energize, strengthen and align body, mind and spirit.

Level I – Wednesdays Energize and Thrive 12:00-1:00  January 29th – March 11th

This class is suitable for beginners and those new to Iyengar Yoga. For those who rise later in the day or a great break from your work day!  Let’s undo negative postural habits and set the spine and the mind right for the rest of the week.

Level I/II – Thursdays Restore and Renew 4-5 pm January 9th – March 11th

Beginner and suitable to those who’ve practiced yoga but are new to Iyengar yoga. This class will have a definitive restorative element and be especially valuable for those looking to recalibrate at the end of the work week. Join us and take the time to care for yourself.

Level II – Thursdays Moving Upside Down! 6-7:15 pm Level II January 30th – March 11th. 

We will be working towards supported inversions, headstand and variations, shoulder stand and variations. Suitable to those with some yoga practice, yoga teachers or those new to Iyengar yoga with no injury to the head, neck or shoulders.

Information about levels
Level I is suitable for beginners or those with moderate knee, back, hip issues. Level I/II is suitable for those who have some experience in Iyengar yoga and also beginners. Level II is for those with some experience in yoga or beginners with no head, neck, shoulder injuries.

Pricing and registration:

You can purchase a flexible 8 class pass for $110 for  use with any and all the classes. Explore! Payment can be made by etransfer or in cash/cheque on your first class. Please email me if you are interested in purchasing a pass and if you plan to attend Moving Upside Down, please indicate in the email. As of the end of January once you purchase an 8 class pass, the pass has a four month expiry.

Give and get!

Encourage your friends to join our community. For those with current passes, I will gift you a class for every student you bring in who signs up with an 8 class pass. Please let your friends know you referred them to me in their email or communication to me and I will manually add a class to your pass. Thank you for the ongoing support!

Jessica Lowry
Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher
connect [at] alignwithjessica [dot] com

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Food Safe Level 1 Certified Course Available At Saltair Centre

Saltair Community Society is pleased to announce  the availability of FOOD SAFE Level 1 Certified Training  at Saltair Community Centre, December 7th, 2019

If you are planning to work in the food service industry in Ladysmith, Chemainus, Saltair,  or Duncan, this course is a must.

FOOD SAFE Level 1 is an interactive course designed for front line food service workers – like cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers and deli workers. Topics include food borne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing.

We take adult education seriously. If you’ve never taken a course with us before, you may be surprised by the ability of our instructors to deliver a fun and interactive course experience. Yes – even with FOOD SAFE!

Our Foodsafe course meets the regulatory requirements for food workers in BC! The BC Health Act: Food Premises Regulation states that every operator of a food service establishment, and at least one employee on every shift, must hold a FOOD SAFE Level 1 certificate, or certificate from a course recognized as equivalent to FOOD SAFE.

Certificates are valid for 5 years.

FoodSafe Level 1

Location:  Ladysmith British Columbia – 3850 South Oyster School Road.
Certification:  Full
Date: Saturday December 7th, 2019
Time:  9:00 am-4:30 pm
Price:  $80.00 plus GST
Availability:  Available

Foodsafe Level 1 Course Materials

This course includes a Foodsafe Level 1 manual.

Foodsafe Level 1 Manual

Foodsafe Level 1 Certification

You will receive a temporary certificate at the end of your course. Permanent certificates will be mailed out to the address written on your registration form during the course within a few weeks.

Food Safe Level One Register here

COME JOIN “CELTIC CHAOS” PERFORMANCE AT SALTAIR COMMUNITY CENTRE

Join us for an Evening of Celtic Entertainment by CELTIC CHAOS

Tunes, Stories, Songs, Dancing and Fun!!

Saturday, November 30th at Saltair Community Centre

Doors Open @ 7:00 pm
Performance @ 7:30 pm

$20.00 Advance Tickets available at “The Coffee Shack” & Artisanal Gelato Shop Truck 10862 Chemainus Road.

For more information Contact: Saltairtickets [at] gmail [dot] com or
www.celticchaos.ca