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Health for Body and Mind with Allison Ulan

Yoga, Pilates and Vipassana Meditation

Welcome to my website. It is your gateway to practicing Yoga, mindful movement and meditation for your health and well-being.  My classes are based in Yoga, Pilates and Vipassana Meditation. 

Yoga is my main avenue of teaching.  Yoga’s main principle is that we can attain freedom through awareness. Yoga offers numerous methods to cultivate clarity so we can resource our innate intelligence and compassion. Good news, everyone possesses these innate qualities and skills.

Everyone comes to Yoga and Meditation for different reasons. Some people take class to release tension in the body, others to revitalize their health and others to train their concentration. For whatever reason you come to Yoga, it is all based on steady  awareness. Cultivated awareness shifts us from biased perceptions towards open embodied awareness.  As our field of awareness increases, our emotional intelligence and discernment strengthen.

I have been teaching mindfulness based practices and Yoga since 1996. I am a certified Yoga Instructor, a IAYT Therapist and YACEP provider through The Yoga Alliance.  I completed my education and certifications through The Ashtanga Yoga Institute (Mysore, India), The Yoga Workshop/Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor (Boulder, Colorado), IMS (Barre, Massachusetts) and Spirit Rock Insight Meditation Center (San Rafael, California). Plus, I hold a B.F.A. in Dance from The Juilliard School of Performing Arts (1992). I enjoyed a career in contemporary dance and theatre for 20 years. Since 1996, I have been integrating the creative principles of the performance arts into Hatha Yoga and Meditation so the path of awaken is interesting, liberating, joyful  and relevant.

In metta and solidarity, Allison Ulan B.F.A., IAYT, E-RYT 500, YACEP


Spring/Summer 2024 Classes and Workshops

View in Calendar Format by clicking here.


Spring 2024
Classes In Person and Online

Mondays

5:25pm to 6:25pm Vinyasa Yoga – Fluid Strength and Flexibility at McKernan Community League – May 13th to June 24th            Please bring your own yoga mat. 

Tuesdays

12 noon to 1 pm Yogalates (location to be confirmed) May 14th to June 25th
6:00pm to 7:15pm The Complete Yoga Class for Back Care – Therapeutic Yoga at Mindful Alberta or Online – May 14th to June 25th

Wednesdays

5:30pm to 6:30 pm Weekly Online Mindfulness Meditation – May 15th to June 26th

7:15pm to 8:15pm – Flamenco for Beginners
at Mill Woods Recreation Centre, April 17th to June 12th

Drop ins are welcome. Sign up on the City of Edmonton website.

Thursdays

7:00pm to 8:15pm Heated Hatha Yoga – Royal Glenora Club

Fridays

4:30pm to 5:30pm Heated Hatha Yoga – Royal Glenora Club 

    7pm to 8pm – Dance for Youth / Viral Hip Hop
at Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre, April 12th to June 14th

Saturdays
9am to 10:15am – Vinyasa Yoga at Mindful Alberta Online or In person- May 11th to June 29th
11am to 12 noon – Yogalates for Athletic Performance – Royal Glenora Club

Register 48 to 72 hours in advance to assure yourself a place in class. Email me at allisonulan@gmail.com to register, pay via an e-transfer and to receive all Zoom links.  If you have any questions, please write to me at allisonulan@gmail.com.


Workshops 2024


Monthly Yoga Workshop
Twists for Spring Rejuvenation
Saturday, May 18th

2 pm – 4 pm MST / 4 pm – 6 pm EST Online or in person

Simply the best postures to reboot our bodies in the Spring season.
Fee: $30 Online or $35 in person (All fees include taxes.)
Location: Mindful Alberta
46 Valleyview Crescent, Edmonton, AB

Click here for course description and registration information.


A Balanced Approach Soma Yoga Teacher Training – 200 hour program

Monthlong Schedule – August 5th to August 30th, 2024

Participate in this in-depth training which brings together the science of Yoga, the intelligence of somatic therapies and the centring approaches of Mindfulness. Learn from a faculty of Health and Yoga experts with a combined 80 years of experience. Since 2003, this program has been Yoga Alliance accredited and has successfully certified 350 yoga instructors. 

For more information, click A Balanced Approach Yoga Teacher Training Programs. 


Fees:

Drop in for one class – Regular rate $18 (includes all taxes)

Drop in for one class – Students/Seniors $13 (includes all taxes)

One class per week for the 8 week Spring session – Regular rate $118 (includes all taxes)

One class per week for the 8 week Spring session – Student/Seniors rate $100 (includes all taxes)

Register for classes by writing to allisonulan@gmail.com. Payments are required in advance or on the first day of class. Payments can be made via a cheque, cash or an e-transfer to allisonulan@gmail.com. After I have received your registration and payment, you will receive a confirmation email with all pertinent information and Zoom links.

For my full class calendar, please click here.

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