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The excitement inside me has been literally shining out of my face over the past few days.   If you know me at all, you would know that this is so true.  For the past two days, I have been dancing with joy as I continue to hear the good news of the different souls who are committing to our 2018 Yoga Teacher Training.  Our new tribe is coming together… and it’s brilliant! Over the past 3 years, Energie EnCorps has trained over 35 students via our Ashtanga Teacher Training program. … Read More


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Be Bold.  Be Brave.  Be Beautiful.  How do you feel when you hear these words?  Some people think… Hell yeah!  Damn right… Other’s may cower at this statement thinking something like… Hmmmm.  Not quite there yet.  Oh please…  Let me just hide in this crowd. To Be Bold, Brave and Beautiful, is a practice.  It takes being and feeling good in your own skin.  Bold enough to be try something new and to believe in yourself enough, to let your beauty shine out…  It’s not easy.  It’s flipping scary.  But if… Read More


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I can’t believe our fifth yoga teacher training is completed! It is going by so fast but I already feel like I have learned so much and have come out of my comfort zone. Every year, Rozel Gonales, the owner of Energie Encorps, organizes a yoga class to raise money for the Leukaemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. I had the opportunity to teach the sun salutation part of the class. The only other time I taught in front of people was in a small class of five people. This… Read More


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ENERGIE ENCORPS INVITES YOU TO OUR OPEN HOUSE | FREE CLASSES for ADULTS + KIDS Come and discover a day in the life of our studio. We are centred around health and wellness for your body, mind and soul! Our goal is to grow together as a community by HELPING YOU SHINE FROM THE INSIDE OUT. Experience quality teaching, from our highly trained teachers who teach with passion and heart! Take this opportunity to meet our dynamic team, located in Kirkland, on the West Island. Whether it is a YOGA,… Read More


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It’s September and it is the season for starting something new.  We are happy to welcome new students to our home… Energie EnCorps.  Upon arriving for the first time, sometimes visitors are surprised to see that our studio HAS NO MIRRORS.  There is a reason for this… FEEL. At Energie EnCorps we believe that living a healthy lifestyle begins with working from the INSIDE.  What does that mean exactly?  It means that the first thing we need to focus on is FEELING GOOD.  The rest will follow… Smile. Laugh. Connect… Read More


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Week four at the Energie EnCorps 200h Ashtanga yoga teacher training, we are all in for another treat. We had a special guest, Bhaskar Goswami to educate us on meditation. He is a certified teacher of traditional hatha yoga and a specialist in employing the principles of yoga for the modern lifestyle. Before embarking on my yearlong journey, I only meditated for a few minutes before yoga classes with the teacher leading the class. I never really knew the true power of the practice until that weekend. For those of… Read More


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Before going into my second weekend at Energie EnCorps 200h Ashtanga yoga teacher training (YTT), I took a look at what we were covering. The human anatomy? I thought we were just going over more poses from the Primary Series of Ashtanga.   Reminiscing back to my high school biology class, all I remember were complicated names of bones, tissue, and muscle. In a nutshell, I was somewhat nervous on what to expect. Jamie Lee, the special guest speaker we had that week, was the presenter on the topic. Jamie made… Read More


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Never done yoga before? Afraid to try it? Or do you simply want to deepen your practice? Learn more about yoga and the philosophy that joins this spiritual practice with Jamie Lee’s Intro to Yoga series, starting January 23rd at 7:45pm. This 8 week series, located at Energie EnCorps in the West Island,  will go over the following topics: Breath work Positive Thinking Yoga Sutras (Philosophies) Facing Fears Asana (Mindful Exercise) Ayurveda Meditation Relaxation and Stress Management. Discover, with a group of like-minded people, how yoga is much more than a physical practice…… Read More


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Are you interested in learning about the Chakras?  What are these wheels of energy inside our bodies?  What do they do and what type of an effect do they have on us?  There are seven main chakras, each responsible for different aspects of our body and energy. Learn about what happens when these sources of energy are in balance and what affect it may have on you when they are not. Join Jamie Lee for the Venture Through Your 7 Chakras workshop series starting Monday, October 17th!  For complete details,… Read More


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This fall, dedicate one evening a week for to restore your body, mind and spirit. Surrounded by like-minded people, begin your practice with a gentle hatha yoga practice accessible to all levels, followed by pranayama (breath work), meditation and discussion. In a safe space, connect with others by simply listening or participating in a dialogue circle on important life themes which we all face. Topics include: forgiveness, intuition, purpose, overcoming fear/anxiety, intention, abundance, detachment, acceptance… and more! Bhaskar Biography From Assam, India, Bhaskar was born into the yogic tradition. He… Read More