A Weekend Intensive  

with Tony Tavares, RYT

October 28th & 29th  | 9:30 am - 5:15 pm 


**Early Bird Rate: $225.00 Before September 29th



In this intensive 2 day workshop we will be exploring the application of meridian theory to the practice of Yin Yoga, with an emphasis on the mental-emotional aspects of each of the 12 primary meridians of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Participants will learn: basic Traditional Chinese Medicine theory including: Yin Yang, 5 Elements, Qi, Blood and Essence, the pathways of each of the 12 primary meridians, which poses are most likely to affect these meridians and acupressure points that can be incorporated into your yoga practice to further direct the Qi to these meridians. Learning will be approached in an experiential way including a Yin Yoga practice each day. 

This workshop is suitable for yoga teachers, interested students and complementary practitioners. 




Tony Tavares is a registered yoga teacher, registered acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, acupuncture and meditation teacher and mindfulness counsellor. He is the founder and director of Norwood Holistic Health Centre. Tony is on the faculty of Soghrati Yin Yoga Teacher Training and offers retreats within Ontario. 







with Theresa Evans, CCSE, ERYT

December  8th, 9th & 10th | 9:00 am - 6:00 pm   ***This training is full***

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This comprehensive 3-day course is for movement, medical, and fitness professionals who have a background in Hanna Somatic Movement* and want to use their knowledge and experience to help others. Incorporating Hanna Somatic Exercises and the principles of Hanna Somatic Movement into your primary practice will allow you to teach your clients safe, gentle methods for chronic muscle pain relief, injury prevention, and self-care.

In this training, you will learn how to:

  • Assess the Three Stress Reflexes
  • Teach the 8 basic Somatic Exercises effectively
  • Apply the technique of pandiculation to restore muscle function


This course is open to movement teachers, fitness trainers, professional bodyworkers, therapists, and medical professionals, and those intending to share Hanna Somatic Exercises in a professional setting.

1. Students are required to have participated in a Move Without Pain Fundamentals Immersion Course. Alternately, proof of attendance at a 6-week Myth of Aging series or similar series taught by an approved Essential Somatics somatic movement teacher will be sufficient to fulfill this requirement.



$800 USD (full tuition)
$725 USD (early bird tuition if paid before Nov. 3, 2017)
Please note: all course fees are listed in USD

**All Registration is done through Essential Somatics**

For those who have already attended the HSEC Level One, you may review the course again for 50% off the full price. Please contact for payment details.