Pose of the Week Guide: Pointer Pose/Bird Dog Pose

Pointer pose or bird-dog pose, parsa balasana, is a great way to workout your core, challenge your balance, and strengthen your back all in one move!  Benefits:  Strengthens the abdominals and hip flexors. Improves posture, balance, and helps to alleviate lower back...

Pose of the Week Guide: Three-Legged Dog Pose

If you’ve ever taken a freedom flow class at one of our studios, then you’ve probably come into three-legged dog pose, eka pada adho mukha svanasana. This pose, sometimes called one-legged downward facing dog pose, is a great stretch and a challenge for your balance. ...

Pose of the Week Guide: Upward-Facing Dog Pose

Last week, we got into cobra pose, bhujangasana, which is very similar to upward-facing dog pose, urdvha mukha svanasana, our pose of the week for this week. You might see this pose in a vinyasa sequence during a freedom flow class.  Benefits:  Stretches the chest,...

Pose of the Week Guide: Cobra Pose

If you’ve taken a freedom flow class, then you’ve probably come into cobra pose bhujangasana, or a variation of it.. This backbend can be easily adapted for your level of back flexibility, and provides a great stretch. Even if you can’t make it to the studio, this is...

Pose of the Week Guide: Warrior III Pose

Warrior II Pose or virabhadrasana II, is a foundational yoga pose that you’ll see a lot in a yoga flow class. This pose is great for strengthening the body, but also the mind, as it helps you to tap into your inner warrior.  Benefits:  Strengthens the legs, stretches...

Pose of the Week Guide: Goddess Pose

Channel your inner goddess with utkata konasana. This pose is great for harnessing strength and power and is a heck of a workout in one pose!  Benefits:  Strengthens legs and core, as well as the back and arms. Stretches the hips and groin.  How to: Begin in mountain...

Pose of the Week Guide: Dancer’s Pose

One of the most instaworthy yoga poses is Dancer’s Pose or natarajasana, and for good reason. It’s beautiful and elegant and makes for some amazing photos. Try this pose for yourself and then snap a photo and tag us @oxygenyogaandfitness so we can see! Benefits:...

Pose of the Week Guide: Tree Pose

One of the most familiar poses associated with yoga is tree pose. Easily modified for every flexibility level, tree pose or vrksasana, is a beautiful and grounding asana.  Benefits:  Strengthens the legs, helps with balance and grounding. Stretches the thighs, groin,...

Pose of the Week Guide: Eight Angle Pose

Tap into your inner balance, strength, and flexibility with eight-angle pose astavakrasana. While this pose looks like an impossible balancing pretzel, it is a lot less involved than it appears at first. There are multiple ways to get into those pose and we’re going...

Pose of the Week Guide: Headstand with Butterfly Pose

We’ve already done one variation of headstand in our pose of the week, but this time we’re adding a little extra flourish with butterfly legs bada konasana. For this week’s guide, we’re going to go through the bound or supported variation of headstand salamba...

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I AM LOVE PROJECT JULY 28th

I AM LOVE PROJECT JULY 28th

In Partnership with Mondetta Charity Foundation, Oxygen is supporting the I AM LOVE project with charity Yoga Classes at studios across the country. The Mondetta Charity Foundation mission is to continuously encourage self-love; a practice which allows us to enjoy a...

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A Unique Yoga Class For Langley Hospital Foundation

A Unique Yoga Class For Langley Hospital Foundation

Come for a unique yoga experience led by Oxygen Yoga hosted at Mercedes-Benz Langley! We also have partnered with Joseph Richard Group to provide juice bar and light healthy snacks. The first 100 registered participants will get a $150 value swag bag including : a...

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Chilliwack Yoga With A View

Chilliwack Yoga With A View

Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Chilliwack is known for offering fantastic yoga, fitness, and relaxation classes with the use of FAR Infrared Heat. Our members love getting together for their practice! What could be better than a yoga class? A yoga class with a gorgeous...

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Why a 21-Day Challenge is Worth it

Why a 21-Day Challenge is Worth it

Are you looking to create a new healthy habit or fitness routine? Have you fallen off your regular fitness schedule and looking for some encouragement or motivation to get back into it? A fitness challenge may be just the thing you’re looking for! We’ve got a 21-Day...

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Teen Refugee Finds Support At Oxygen Yoga

Teen Refugee Finds Support At Oxygen Yoga

Seeking safety from danger in Afghanistan, girl finds refuge and help, with fundraiser organized to support her efforts to finish Grade 12 and go to university. Shogofa Alizada hasn’t seen her family in three years and has been on her own since she was 16. Now, the...

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Pose of the Week Guide: Mermaid Pose

Pose of the Week Guide: Mermaid Pose

Tap into your inner grace with mermaid pose, eka pada rajakapotasana. This insta-worthy pose will definitely challenge your flexibility, but it’s a fun challenge to add your asana list! Mermaid pose is technically a variation of king pigeon pose, with some small...

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Pose of the Week Guide: Elephant Trunk Pose

Pose of the Week Guide: Elephant Trunk Pose

If you want to feel powerful in an arm balance without getting into an inversion, then elephant trunk pose or eka hasta bhujasana (one-leg-over-arm balance) is a great challenge for you! Benefits:  Strengthens the arms, shoulders and abdominals, opens hips, and...

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Pose of the Week Guide: Fallen Angel Pose

Pose of the Week Guide: Fallen Angel Pose

Fallen Angel is a fun arm balancing pose that is definitely challenging, but far more accessible than it looks at first glance. If you are strong with crow or side crow, fallen angel will probably be one that you can find yourself in much more easily than you think!...

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One Night Out

One Night Out

WE’RE SPENDING ONE NIGHT OUTSIDE IN SUPPORT OF VULNERABLE YOUTH On any given night there are between 500 and 1000 young people living on the streets in the Lower Mainland. Many youths are re-victimized on the streets, having fled one unsafe situation only to find...

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