Class Descriptions

Join the “Happy Back” Yoga Therapy Program at

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Stream – Yoga in an Aquatic Studio

Will resume in the Spring!

The only class in the Valley like it! A  gentle 6 week “In The Pool” Yoga Therapy Program designed to release stress and measurably improve strength and range of motion. For those with mobility issues, this is the class for you!

The gravityless floating classroom allows the body to move in ways it is unable to on land, allowing you to explore your full expressions and form of Yoga Therapy postures. Don’t forget your swim suit!  Space limited to 5 participants.

Cost: $120 +gst 6 weeks (max 5 for more personal attention)

Location: The Joint Physio Pool


Session 1 – Wed Jan 28th – Mar 18th   NO CLASS Feb 11 & Mar 11th

Session 1 – Wed Apr 1st – May 20th      NO CLASS Apr 8 & May 13th

This 6 week class teaches the important foundations to progress successfully in your yoga practice and join into a Level 1 Yoga Therapy classes.  You will learn:

  • Postural Awareness
  • How to activate hands and feet
  • How muscle movement and lengthening works
  • Balancing the two halfs of the body
  • Opening Rib Cage/Shoulder Blades
  • And maybe even a little more than you expected

Cost: $90 +gst 6 weeks (max 12)

Location: The Joint Physio

Yoga Therapy Level 1 - (pre-requisit: Foundations or previous YT class at the Joint)

Session 1 – Jan 8th – Mar 19th

Session 2 – Apr 2nd – Jun 18th

Tuesday Class begins Apr 7th – Jun 16th

This Yoga Therapy class is the step following Foundations. Specifically designed to take you further into your practice and get your life back on track after injury, to relieve chronic pain and counter the repetative movement effects of life on the body. You’ll learn amazing body awareness and how to:

  • Alleviate chronic pain
  • Self correct your posture
  • Reduce stress & anxiety
  • Challenge yourself physically and emotionally
  • and learn to cultivate a sense of  peace that will help the body heal

One class per week $210 +gst 14 weeks (max 12)
Two classes per week $364 + gst

Location: The Joint Physio

To register for above classes contact the Joint Physio at 250-331-1200


Return to Yoga

Fridays 9am – 10:15am  Drop-in

Freedom Now




A Hatha based drop-in class with an alignment and internal energies focus, perfect for those brand new to yoga, who have a steady practice or who are returning after years away from practice.

This class will teach you how to access and integrate the internal movements of the Vayus (energy/winds)with the physical body to release tight muscles and align you physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Learn to step deeper into asana (yoga poses) and you practice. The use of breath and awareness are emphasized resulting in the ability to self ground and master the mind and nervous system. An opportunity to explore and go deeper into you self.

Location: Freedom Now Yoga Studio 333 5th Street Courtenay


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