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Contact Partner Yoga at YYoga for Valentine’s Day

Monday, January 28th, 2013 — 1:29pm PDT
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Have you ever tried to get your partner out to yoga with you? Or, are you and your partner both avid yogis? In either case, it just might be time to try Contact Partner Yoga at YYoga:

The vision for Partner Yoga comes from the literal translation of the word yoga, which means union in Sanskrit. If yoga is union, then the perfect expression of uniting through yoga is in practicing with a partner. It is an athletic practice that can involve impressive displays of balance, strength and flexibility. Partner Yoga can also be as simple as sitting on the mat with another person, and the relationship similarities will begin there.

Contact Partner Yoga

Both partners can gain awareness of their willingness to trust, and the ability to literally and metaphorically carry someone else’s weight. Therefore it is important to switch roles and take turns in each position. There are enough pose variations to negate any height or weight differences that might otherwise provide an excuse not to experiment.

Chris Brandt and Teresa Campbell will be leading Partner Yoga workshops called “Yoga Date Night” on February 14th and 16th. From 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the South Granville YYoga location you can experience partner yoga along with Thai massage for $40 each before tax.

Chris has offered up two spots in the workshop on February 16th, here’s how you can win your way in:

  • Leave a comment here naming why you would like to go with your partner (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win your way into #ContactPartnerYoga @YYoga from @TravelDiaries & @Miss604

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm next Monday, February 4, 2013. Learn more about YYoga’s variety of yoga classes and workshops by following them on Facebook and Twitter. Follow Contact Partner Yoga specifically on Facebook as well.

Update The winner is Leah!

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  1. Rebecca says:

    I love yoga and have been doing it for years. This would be a great workshop for my partner and I!

  2. Lacey says:

    Ooh, that would be fantastic!

  3. Ashley says:

    That’d be a great way and reason to get my partner to do yoga with me!

  4. Ro says:

    Sounds like a great bonding activity!

  5. KY says:

    helps us bond

  6. Jessica says:

    Sounds like such an unique couple activity!! I know my fiance would love this!

  7. Miranda says:

    I’ve been trying to get my boyfriend to do yoga w me for ages, and he wouldn’t even come with my last birthday ;( He did say he’d be interested in partner yoga… so I’d love this to be our first yoga experience together!

  8. Monti says:

    I love yoga, I love my boyfriend, combining the two would be amazing. Thank you.

  9. Darcy says:

    Because he’s my best friend and workout motivator!

  10. Brianne says:

    Hi! I want to take my husband because he’s never tried yoga because its not a “sport” in his eyes! This is the perfect chance to have some fun, sweat together, play together & prove that I’m right- yoga is a workout!

  11. Allison says:

    I would love to go to this with my husband. We are training for adventure race this summer..I think this would be a great way to learn to work as a team!

  12. Greg says:

    I would love to do this with my wife, I could be a Valentines hero!

  13. Elaan says:

    I would love to go with my partner because we are both a little stiff and I think we’d have a lot of fun!

  14. Joyce L says:

    both my bf and I have never taken a yoga class in our lives…this would be such a fun experience… watching the video…hopefully he doesnt drop me thou…:S haha

  15. Jenn says:

    I’ve wanted to try one of these classes forever! I finally have someone I can take it with, and despite not being a big fan of yoga, he said he’d go just because it mattered to me. He’s quite the gentleman. ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. janet says:

    My fiance doesn’t know what all the fuss is about with yoga. I’d love to take him to this class and show him!

  17. Lucie B says:

    I’d love to take my boyfriend. This would be a gentle nudge for him into the yoga world that I adore!

  18. Marianne says:

    Helps us recreate the chemistry…

  19. Teresa says:

    He wants to try yoga.

  20. fiona says:

    my bf and i both love yoga!

  21. leah says:

    my boyfriend has just started doing yoga with me,, I think this would be fun!

  22. Sarah Haffey says:

    After wanderlust in Whistler I saw a small studio there posting pics of this style, and I’ve always wanted to try!

  23. Alex says:

    my gf always wants me to go yoga with her, now this is the chance!

  24. Jocelyn says:

    My husband has never tried yoga and I love it. This would be a great opportunity for him.

  25. Moshe says:

    Date night!

  26. Lor. says:

    Would love to try partner yoga

  27. Annie says:

    I would love the chance to try it out with my boyfriend so that we can laugh at every wobbling moments. XD

  28. Allison says:

    Because I love my partner and yoga!

  29. Christina says:

    Many thanks for offering this! I’d love to introduce yoga to my boyfriend this way. I love touching him! <3

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