Yoga Beyond the Mat

Coloured Soul Yoga is nestled in the heart of Etobicoke.  A whimsical space that caters to all seeking attentive yoga class experiences.  Our space is abundantly filled with healing and loving energies that honors the body and spirit of every yogi.  The Coloured Soul Yoga mission is to provide transformation through practicing and living the understandings of yoga.   Our supportive teaching style allows yogis to personally cultivate balance, ease, health and overall wellness that guides one to the journey of yoga beyond the mat.

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Core Essentials – Pilates

Core Essentials – Pilates targets all muscle groups to increase control, strength and flexibility.  This class introduces variations of movement and a selection of props designed to add variety and challenge.  Core Essentials – Pilates will inspire you to encounter your boundaries, transform your body and feel great.

Align & Flow-Vinyasa

Align & Flow marries clear alignment awareness with strength building. While balancing breath work with flow, this class provides a well balanced yoga experience. Expect to be challenged while opening up the body, liberating the mind and flowing your creative spirit.

Deep & Delicious-Mindful Vinyasa

Deep & Delicious moves us mindfully and deeply through waves of Vinyasa Flow. The inception of the class is a guided meditation with breath work. This becomes the platform for a practice nurturing synchronicity with movement. Our final moments are collected in a practice of yoga nidra meditation as we bask in our unique energies.

Stillness of Yin-Yin Yoga

A Yin yoga practice creates space and ease with longer held floor postures that relax the muscles and target the deep connective tissues of the body.  Likewise, Yin yoga is a grounding and meditative practice as well as a beautiful way to compliment an active Yang lifestyle.

Innergy Hatha Blend

Enjoy smart Yoga sequencing designed to release common imbalances in the modern body and mental tension that accumulates throughout the day. Participants are guided through a special blend of traditional Hatha postures that allows one to sense their energy body. While the physical body unwinds, the thought body is treated to themes that increase self-knowledge and the embodiment of Yoga. Integration of the practice is supported with longer held final rest period and an optional essential oil forehead massage. Innergy Hatha helps you find your practicing bliss through inspiration, movement, and stillness!

Refine & Grow Yoga – Hatha 

Refine & Grow Yoga allows yogis the time to feel and appreciate their body movement. Breath and movement are the pathways to maintaining healthy joints, organs and glands. This class is an invitation to experience balance and bliss in each asana (pose). We look to strengthen and open the body for increased flexibility and to repair overworked muscles. A step by step class centred around sun salutations, standing & seated poses (like twists or forward bends to backbends, arm balances and inversions) options are given for all levels to practice safely, and comfortably. Your mind and body will be cleansed, releasing tension and toxins to become light, happy and calm.

Strengthen & Lengthen – Pilates

Lengthen and strengthen Pilates emphasizes core awareness by engaging in a mix of standing poses and mat work. A class suitable for all levels who wish to challenge their stability while creating space in the body.  This Pilates experience provides a variation of props such as foam roller, therabands and squishy balls that deliver optimum body sculpting from the inside out!

Restore & Renew

Restore & Renew is designed with mindful relaxation in mind. Your comfort is encouraged with the use of props to support the body and relax the nervous system.  Through guided breath, imagery and meditative subtleties, time slows down, and the body and mind relax.  This deep relaxation create the space for internal balance, restoration, and health renewal. Restorative yoga helps relieve the effects of chronic stress and assists in decreasing ones biological markers for age.  Restore & Renew is recommended for anyone wishing to experience the health benefits of less stress and yearning for an invitation to be more, and do less.

Invigorate & Stabilize – Pilates

Invigorate & Stabilize is a mind-body conditioning class that engages and empowers you to move your body with more ease and blissful vitality in everyday tasks. Our instructor will guide you in understanding the natural design of your body and how to establish self-awareness as a focus within. You will learn effective movements designed to strengthen and maintain your core, limbs, and joints and gain valuable insight into the bio-mechanics of your own body.  A consistent practice creates an extraordinary results of a strong, supple and energized mind and body.

Spacious Soul Yoga – Hatha

A liberating practice that brings awareness to involuntary holding patterns while cultivating a deeper sense of understanding our true state of being. Spacious Soul Yoga is an accessible practice that engages breath work and dynamic movements paired up with moments of static poses. A Hatha based class focusing on building internal heat, strengthening, and developing flexibility.  These interchanging movements penetrate our bodily tissues enriching life source energy that softens boundaries and amplify sensation. Each class aims to develop your practice while nourishing your body, mind and spirit.

CSY MELT Thai Massage & Yoga

CSY MELT Thai Yoga is a whole-body practice focused on healing through yoga and the infusion of Traditional Thai massage. This practice allows one to experience body-sensing through a series of interactive dynamic yoga postures with rhythmical acupressure movements along the body’s energy lines assisting in tension release, improved circulation and a free-flowing subtle body. Referred to as “lazy yoga”, the activation of energy lines is done through neuromuscular therapies, manual palming and thumbing and myofascial techniques creating complete relaxation while easing muscular tension, lubricating joints, improving organ function and boost the immune system. The class also includes Luk Pra Kob, a Thai steamed compress ball blended with traditional herbs enclosed in a muslin cloth to warm, soothe and melt muscles and joints. Arrive in comfortable attire and experience a unique 2-hour class designed to assist with ailments and prevent energetic imbalances needed to maintain health and well-being.

Loredana Bruno

Loredana’s journey on the yogic path began in 2013 when the universe handed her the invitation. Since then, her love for the practice led her to Coloured Soul Yoga. She is a certified RYT, with over 200 hours of teacher training for Hatha Yoga and expanded knowledge in Yin Yoga.  Loredana eagerly looks to create a yogic experience that encourages healthy bodily functioning while awakening emotional calmness. In each class, she makes it her mission to educate, promote, and encourage total health through the discovery of the body, mind and soul. Loredana’s gentle heart and dedication to her practice emanates in every class she instructs and her students are left to experience their own self inquiry and yogic light within.

Tracy Hildebrand

For as long as Tracy can remember she has have been fascinated with the movement of the body, in the physical as well as the unspoken, unseen, energetic form. Tracy has had the honor of being taught by many inspirational teachers, each one a mentor unique in their own philosophies, guidance and teachings. As a Registered Medical Herbalist, Thai Massage Therapist, Therapeutic Yoga Instructor and currently a student of Registered Massage Therapy, Tracy is passionate about creating a nurturing and safe space where one may rejuvenate, rebuild and renew the body, mind and soul. In this, she believes we have a natural ability to heal when supported on all levels and from that support we draw on our innate wisdom for wholeness and well being.

Katrina Nowakowska

Katrina, a mother of three very active children, lives her life as an enthusiast and practitioner of healthy living and fitness.  She enjoys a variety of sports and fitness activities and is always eager to try something new.  Through her journey along the path of wellness, she found that Pilates is the most gentle and effective exercise.  Katrina loves Pilates so much that she decided to become a Pilates Movement Educator.  Katrina enjoys teaching the mindful movement and body awareness which is the essence of Pilates.  She truly believes it is the best way to enhance one’s mind-body connection.  In addition to teaching Pilates, she is also a group fitness instructor and a personal trainer and promotes an active and healthy lifestyle.  She feels honored to be part of your health and fitness journey as a student and a teacher.

Claudia Richer

Claudia found yoga at a time in her life when she needed it most.  As an avid practitioner with over 10 years of dedicated practice, she received her RYT Yoga Alliance designation in recognition of completing the required 230 hours of Yoga Teacher Training. In addition, Claudia has enhanced her skill set with a Yoga fit level 1 and 2 certificates and is always looking to broaden her knowledge.  Her passion and love for yoga can be felt through her teaching modality which makes each individual feel welcomed, safe and unique.  Her classes allow practitioners to create movements with awareness, accessibility, and grace creating a rewarding experience.  As a living example, Claudia wishes to inspire students and support them in enhancing their overall wellness through a steady, consistent and dedicated yoga practice.  In a class with Claudia, you can expect to be encouraged to try new things while at the same time discovering something about yourself.

Angie Fumo

Angie’s life guiding mantra is: “Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu – May all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may the thoughts, words and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom for all.” Angie has been a devoted practitioner of yoga for over 20 years, and has found it to be a source of strength and fulfillment.  As a certified yoga teacher with an RYT 230 designation from the Yoga Alliance and trained in trauma sensitive yoga, her passionate teacher style seeks to offer the benefits of yoga in a welcoming and non-judgmental way emphasizing the power of yoga to cope with anxiety and depression.  She continues to combine life experience with her ongoing training in order to guide practitioners to move through their yoga practice with confidence, peace of mind and a full heart. Angie’s intention in every class is to offer joy, inclusion and respect for self and others while discovering your own inner power. You will step off your mat feeling refreshed, nourished and balanced.

Coloured Soul yoga excitedly awaits you! We welcome all levels of yoga and pilates, so there’s no need to worry. Here’s what you should know:

  • Wear comfortable clothing that is flexible and lightweight to all classes. We encourage you not to wear clothing that is over-sized or heavy so as to allow our teachers to see your body alignment supporting a safe practice.  T shirts, leggings, or shorts are recommended.
  • Our Yoga and Pilates are practiced in bare feet. Please leave your street shoes in reception upon entering.
  • While most people bring their own mat, if you’re just getting started or forgot yours, standard yoga mats are available for your use in the studios. We require that you clean them after each use.
  • If you have long hair, it’s helpful to have it tied back.

  • Please arrive 15 min prior to the start time to secure your spot.  Priority to class spots will be given to those who register online for classes ahead of time.  We have tea so feel free to come even earlier or stay after.
  • If you do come late please enter quietly. You may be asked to wait until an appropriate time to enter arises. If you have to leave a class early, please notify your teacher before the class begins

  • Our studio is a safe and non-competitive environment for opening, strengthening and healing your body with compassion and patience for yourself. Listen to your body and stop anytime you need to take a break.
  • We have change rooms on site with private changing spaces.
  • Talk to us. The Coloured Soul Yoga team is here to guide you through your own unique practice.  Ask us questions and let us know if you’re suffering from any physical ailments.
  • Our studio is AODA compliant and designed to offer smaller classes allowing our teacher to offer greater care and attention to our students.

Contact

1066 The Queensway
Toronto ON
M8Z 1P7

416.907.8317