OCAD yoga

Fall 2018

Take time out of time to come home to self. A weekly one-hour session will allow you to turn inwards to reduce stress and tension from the inside out. Beginners welcome. Classes are coed and mixed level, offering students, faculty, staff and alumni the opportunity to get fit, de-stress, and stay healthy.

Drop-in / Pay-as-you-go

Fall semester drop-in / pay-as-you-go will be offered as follows:

Mondays (10:00 AM or 12:00 PM) September 24 to December 3.
There will be NO Monday yoga October 8, 2018

Wednesdays (10:00 AM or 1:15 PM PM) September 26 to December 5.
There will be NO Wednesday yoga October 10, 2018

Drop-in / pay-as-you-go participants are asked to arrive in time to pay 
($5 cash only /exact change) the instructor and sign a participation waiver BEFORE the class begins. 

Location

Class location will be as follows for the remaining of the fall term:

MONDAYS
October 22 187 MCA
October 29 187 MCA
November 5 NEW ROOM 258 MCA
November 12 NEW ROOM 258 MCA
November 19 187 MCA
November 26 NEW ROOM 258 MCA
December 3 NEW ROOM 258 MCA

WEDNESDAYS
October 24 187 MCA
October 31 NEW ROOM 258 MCA
November 7 NEW ROOM 258 MCA
November 14 NEW ROOM 258 MCA
November 21 NEW ROOM 258 MCA
November 28 187 MCA
December 5 NEW ROOM 258 MCA

Bring your own yoga mat or towel.
(MCA is main building, 100 McCaul Street)

Pre-registration

Pre-registration is now complete.
See drop-in/pay-as-you-go options above.

Yoga will be offered this fall 2018 with weekly 60-minute class options*, per the following schedule:

Mondays:

Monday mornings (10 classes)
September 24; October 1, 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3**
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Instructor: Eva Blumenfeld

Monday afternoons (10 classes)
September 24; October 1, 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3**
12:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
or
1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Instructor: Eva Blumenfeld

Wednesdays

Wednesday mornings (10 classes)
September 26; October 3, 17, 24, 31; November 7, 14, 21, 28; December 5**
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Instructor: Eva Blumenfeld

Wednesday afternoons (10 classes)
September 26; October 3, 17, 24, 31; November 7, 14, 21, 28; December 5**
12:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
or
1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Instructor: Eva Blumenfeld

* Schedule subject to change
** No Monday yoga October 8, 2018 due to Thanksgiving Holiday.
** No Wednesday yoga October 10, 2017 due to fall Study Week.

Classes will be conducted in Room 187, Level 1, 100 McCaul Street (MCA). Classes are limited to maximum 20 participants and require a minimum of five pre-registered yoga students to run. 

Program fees for students, faculty/staff and alumni

Monday Yoga (10): $50 (only $5 per class)
Wednesday Yoga (10): $50 (only $5 per class)

Participation

Pre-registration is now complete.
See drop-in/pay-as-you-go options above.

Yoga fees are non-refundable once classes begin.
Monday/Wednesday or morning/afternoon yoga schedules are not interchangeable.

Payment

Pay fees at the Cashier:
Level 7, 230 Richmond St. West

Peak Season hours (September and January):
Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Non-peak season hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bring/send your receipt to Campus Life: 
Level 5, 230 Richmond St. West (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) or scan/photograph your receipt and email it as proof of payment.

NOTE: You may NOT participate until your receipt is submitted/received by Campus Life.

Deadline

Sign up (AND submit receipt of payment) by
4:00 p.m., the business day BEFORE your chosen program begins.

Meet your instructor

Eva Blumenfeld

Eva started on the path of yoga over 17 years ago, and was trained as a kundalini yoga teacher in Los Angeles in 2013. Since then she has been teaching both Kundalini and Hatha yoga all over Toronto. Her teaching has great focus on nourishing the body, mind and soul connection, deepening relaxation, and cultivating intuition. She is also an artist living at the Guru Ram Das Ashram downtown Toronto and assists in Kundalini Yoga teacher trainings in the city. At OCAD U, classes alternate week to week between Kundalini and Hatha yoga giving you an optimal way to de-stress and stay tapped into your innate creative flow! Please visit her at evablumenfeld.com to learn more.

10 reasons to do yoga

  • Yoga relieves stress
  • Yoga improves brain function
  • Yoga increases creativity
  • Yoga energizes the body and mind
  • Yoga promotes restful sleep
  • Yoga improves flexibility and muscle tone
  • Yoga increases lung capacity and deep breathing
  • Yoga helps with weight loss and weight management
  • Yoga is fun!

What to wear/bring

Wear comfortable clothing you can move in.
Please bring a yoga mat and water.

Contact

Campus Life

Level 5, 230 Richmond St. West