July 13, 2018

A little over twelve years ago I walked into the animal shelter in my hometown hoping to adopt a kitten. I even had a specific little one in mind, but when I arrived that kitten was already gone. So I began walking around looking at each kitten. I knew the name I wante...

June 27, 2018

Mu, Mother, Tao: Earth’s mysterious life force.


Yoga is a practice of the senses, which can be a method to deepen your self-discovery. Yoga, or union, becomes one way of recognizing the continuity and one-ness within. In asana practice (yoga poses), the physical practi...

June 12, 2018

Mala necklaces seem to be everywhere these days. You may own a few mala necklaces, or have seen
ads for them pop up on your social media feed.


Though they may seem like the newest trend in jewellery, mala necklaces are actually an ancient ritual
with roots in the Far E...

May 15, 2018

It's tennis season ...golf season ...soccer season ...and bike season ...and like the trees and plants, in spring our bodies wake up to familiar (albeit often unpracticed) movement. While returning to sport might be "just like riding a bike" for our minds, our body oft...

May 1, 2018

Kundalini Yoga is a blend of chanting mantras, meditative focus for the mind and expression of power and energy. 

The term Kundalini means “A primal life force energy located at the base of the spine. When we practice Kundalini Yoga, we are activating this life force an...

March 1, 2018

When we opened our doors three months ago we set an intention to be patient. Patience is coming in handy!

Setting intentions is different than setting goals. Intentions focus on ways of being. Goals focus on accomplishments. Intentions have no destination. Goals are set...

October 18, 2017

Congratulations Heart + Mind Yoga. We made the first month mark. The renovation is 99% complete and our teachers have guided over 200 clients through sequences and seated practice as we settle into our new suburban home.

The studio is beautiful (if we do say so ourselve...

Yogis come in all shapes and sizes, ages and abilities and our intention at Heart + Mind is to serve them ALL. Carrie Zales is a special yoga teacher. Over several years in response to the needs of her own children she developed a program for children with special need...

July 11, 2017

We have possession! As of July 1 the Heart + Mind Yoga will start to take it's physical shape. Step 1 (this week), blast out the walls and pull up the carpets. Next week we start the re-build. Even before walls come down we can see how beautiful the finished space will...

April 3, 2017

Welcome to Heart + Mind, a labour of love long in the making. Stemming from the desire to bring the benefits of yoga and mindfulness in a safe, welcoming and accessible environment we started with kids, added youth, prenatal moms and dads, teachers and are now opening...

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Heart + Mind Yoga + Education

827, 10 Discovery Ridge Hill SW

Calgary AB .T3H 5X2

hello@heartandmindyoga.com