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Fine Balance Trauma Informed Yoga Training with Nicole Marcia CAD$504Purchase required to enroll

Ocean & Crow Presents the 7th Annual Fine Balance Trauma Informed Yoga Training: For Yoga & Healthcare Professionals Part 1 & II
with Nicole Marcia, MA, C-IAYT, ERYT-500

This highly anticipated, ground breaking training is only offered once a year in Vancouver and is a synthesis of Nicole’s frontline experience as a Yoga Therapist in the field of concurrent disorders and a culmination of her on-going personal and professional immersion and education in trauma informed Yoga over the past 7 years. This training is for anyone who wants to understand more about their own traumatic experience and healing journey and anyone who wants to know more about how to support others in theirs.

Yoga for Resilient, Embodied Well-Being with Nicole Marcia (April 2017) (No drop-ins) CAD$110.25

Yoga can support us to feel more at home in our bodies and calmer and more confident in the world. How and why does yoga work? How can we integrate what we experience in practice into our lives? How do our bodies and emotions inform one another?

Join yoga therapist and teacher trainer Nicole Marcia for part I of this interactive class series exploring how yoga and mindfulness may support our ability to thrive emotionally and in turn contribute to the well-being of our communities and beyond.

Each class will focus on aspects of personal and social health and will include education, reflection and integration through a gentle, all -levels yoga practice. Students will learn simple, body-based, self-regulation techniques to support resilience and a sense of agency in their bodies and will be better equipped to manage stress, trauma, depression and anxiety. This class series provides a space for personal inquiry and illumination for anyone who would like to tap into their own emotional, resilient beings.

This trauma informed class will emphasize internal experience, choice making and moving safely together from a supported place of embodied empathy and attunement. No hands-on assists will be offered in this class. Beginners are welcome.


Teaching as Storytelling: Sequencing, Theming, and Finding Your Voice CAD$157.50Purchase required to enroll

Finishing a 200 hour teacher training can leave you with a lot of questions. How do you effectively prep for a class? What's intelligent sequencing? How do you know what kind of teacher you are and build a career out of that?

In this workshop, learn simple techniques for figuring out exactly what it is you have to offer as a yoga teacher. From there, we can learn how to choose themes for our classes, build sequences around those themes, and craft intelligent articulate classes without talking so much we forget to teach the postures.

You’ll leave with a better sense of what you have to say and practical ways to say it. Boost your confidence, find your voice, and teach classes that are authentic to who you are as a teacher and as a person.

We will discuss, take notes, practice simple languaging exercises, and move through a yoga class led by Julie. This class is for yoga teachers of any level of experience. Valid for 5 hours of Yoga Alliance CEUs.


Saturday, April 29th, 12:00-5:00pm

$150+tax for a single day before April 15th, $175+tax after

* There is one spot available for financial assistance in this course. Email julie@oceanandcrow.ca to inquire.

*Refunds will be available with a $10 processing fee before April 15th. No refunds will be issued after April 15th.


Julie Peters is a writer, poet, and yoga teacher, and co-owns Ocean and Crow Yoga studio. She has taught all over Canada and the US. Julie is passionate about helping yoga teachers get more confident, happier, and more successful at what they do, especially through trainings and mentorship. This is her fifth year leading the Teaching as Storytelling course. She is the author of the book Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses: Meditations on Desire, Relationships, and the Art of Being Broken (SkyLight Paths 2016).



Full Bodied Yoga: Beginners (6 classes, May 2017) (no drop ins) CAD$107.10Purchase required to enroll

Yoga can encourage us to reconnect with our bodies, gain confidence, ease tight muscles, and relieve stress. When you have a bigger body, however, it may not always feel easy to simply jump into any class. This six class series offers a space to share with other full bodied, plus-sized, or bigger bodied people in a small class size where we can explore the yoga practice, learn modifications that can make the postures more accessible, and ask questions. Gain a deeper feeling of satisfaction in the skin that you are in, and learn the tools you need to feel good in your body and in your yoga. Helen also provides added resources via email for those that would like to learn more.


Full Bodied Yoga with Helen (6 Classes, May 2017) (No drop ins) CAD$107.10Purchase required to enroll

This class offers those with bigger bodies a space to explore the yoga practice and variations of the poses that will work best for your individual body. Working with our breath, as well as trusting our body to tell us what it needs, this class will invite students to play and explore with a combination of standing and seated poses designed to both strengthen and stretch the body. As we breathe, sweat and mediate, this class aims to develop your practice as well as strengthen your connection to your beautiful body.

This class is for all levels; beginners are welcome to start with Full Bodied Yoga: Beginners: https://oceanandcrow.frontdeskhq.com/courses/138176



Yoga for Resilient, Embodied Well-Being with Nicole Marcia (May 2017) (no drop-ins) CAD$80.64Purchase required to enroll

Yoga can support us to feel more at home in our bodies and calmer and more confident in the world. How and why does yoga work? How can we integrate what we experience in practice into our lives? How do our bodies and emotions inform one another?

Join yoga therapist and teacher trainer Nicole Marcia for part I of this interactive class series exploring how yoga and mindfulness may support our ability to thrive emotionally and in turn contribute to the well-being of our communities and beyond.

Each class will focus on aspects of personal and social health and will include education, reflection and integration through a gentle, all -levels yoga practice. Students will learn simple, body-based, self-regulation techniques to support resilience and a sense of agency in their bodies and will be better equipped to manage stress, trauma, depression and anxiety. This class series provides a space for personal inquiry and illumination for anyone who would like to tap into their own emotional, resilient beings.

This trauma informed class will emphasize internal experience, choice making and moving safely together from a supported place of embodied empathy and attunement. No hands-on assists will be offered in this class. Beginners are welcome.