Workshops & Special Classes

Upcoming Workshops and Special Classes:

All workshops and special classes require pre-registration and prepayment (deposits are accepted, with balance payable on workshop date). This ensures we meet minimum registration for all workshops, allowing the teacher notice of whether a workshop will run or not.

Phone 604-294-4954 (leave a message), email or drop by the studio. We can process payment by phone with a Visa or Mastercard, or pay in studio with Cash, Cheque, Visa or Mastercard. Have questions or require more information, send us an email at

Purna Yoga Study Group: For students with an ongoing Purna yoga practice. The purpose is to deepen and broaden your practice beyond asana. Topics include: meditation, yoga philosophy, nutrition and lifestyle studies, Sanskrit basics and yoga theory.  Select Sunday evenings from 6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. beginning January 5, 2014. Ongoing, various Sundays through June 22, Laura:

Taoist Health Qi Gong: A class series with Kristian Olsvik. Qi Gong is acupuncture without needles and herbal medicine without herbs. At its core, Qi Gong develops a mental and physical coordination to train the energy body how to flow smoothly. It develops the strength and power necessary for martial arts, yet it creates a stillness perfect for focused intention. In this series you will learn: Eight practical exercises for health, Taoist Kung Fu postural alignment, T'ai Chi exercises to build flow, develop an energy awareness, and meditation fundamentals.  This series is 8 weeks long with one class a week beginning on Saturday April 5, 2014 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. $120 including GST.  Register at the studio, leave a message at 604-294-4954 and we'll call you back or  To find out more about the course contact or click here

Foundation Yoga Cross-Training Program for Golfers: With Alexandra Rodrigues. Without cross-training, the impact of a golf swing on the body can create wear and tear and even injury to the body. There can also be a lack of consistency, enjoyment and a decrease in your ability to improve your game. You can have the finest quality clubs money can buy, but without a whole and integrated approach to health and fitness, those clubs can end up limiting you. This is a series of 6 classes at Heart Centre Yoga on Mondays beginning April 7 through May 26, 2014 (no class Easter Monday April 21, or Victoria Day May19). The classes will be offered from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. on each Monday. The cost is only $80 including tax. Pre-registration is absolutely required by contacting or 778-861-0670. To find out more details about this series please click here

A special Karma Yoga class: With Ariel Pavic.  Inspired by a special little girl named Chloe who has a disorder called Angelman Syndrome. Ariel is offering this karma class to benefit Chloe's programs at BACI - Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion. Friday April 11, 2014 7:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Heart Centre Yoga. We're asking for a larger donation for this one as the beneficiary is near and dear $15 to $25 is requested. Space is limited so if you will attend please RSVP to Ariel 604-786-9642 or


Yoga Nidra: With Laura Arpiainen.  A deep guided yoga relaxation technique that takes you into a state of conscious sleep that can allow you to bring subtle shifts and profound improvement into your life. This practice is for adults only, eat very lightly in the 2-3 hours before practicing, dress warmly and you can even bring your favourite blanket from home. Note: to participate you must be able to cultivate stillness in your body. Saturday April 5, 2014. 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. $25 + GST.

We're always creating new workshops and special events - check back again soon!