Discover the wisdom of your body

Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy combines yoga, embodied mindfulness, and humanistic psychology to help you become present to the felt-sense of your embodied experience – physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual. Using your body as a vehicle to engage the present-moment helps you gain clarity, enhance self-awareness, uncover limiting core beliefs, reduce stress and anxiety, process trauma stored in the body, and take tangible steps toward the life you want.

Free Pop-Up Class with Shivani: July 25th at Hastings Mill Park

Free Yoga with Shivani

Meditation with Shivani

Meditation with Shivani

Float House & Shivani presents: Soul Journey Series ~ Access to the Subtle Realm

Floating + Breath Work + Meditation + Community = The first edition of Soul Journey Series

TO REGISTER: 604-25-FLOAT (35628) Soul Journey Series

Embodying the Chakras: An Intensive Workshop for Teachers

YYOGA.CA/EVENTS YYoga 300 hour

Yoga Therapy Levels 1 & 2 in Vancouver

Interested in exploring the possibility of becoming a yoga therapist? Want to learn how to support people in living more authentic and meaningful lives through a process of embodied mindfulness? Shivani will be leading Level 1 & 2 Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy (PRYT) trainings this spring in Vancouver, BC (dates below). This is your opportunity to experience the first steps toward becoming a yoga therapist with one of the pioneering yoga therapy schools in North America. Founded 30 years ago, PRYT is one of only 17 schools accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). This training will only be offered once in 2015 in Vancouver. Contact for more information or visit


What is Yoga Therapy?

Here’s Bo Forbes discussing Yoga Therapy as a general practice, which I feel very much aligns with the approach I offer. Established 30 years ago, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy (PRYT) is the pioneering yoga therapy school to borrow from Humanistic Psychology and create a client-centered approach that focuses on the mind-body-emotion connection with incredible application to mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and traumatic stress disorders. We at PRYT call the process of interoception, or tuning-into the body, “Embodied Mindfulness”: the practice of becoming present to your internal embodied experience (rather than focusing on alignment within postures). This process helps you get present, find clarity, and deepens awareness about how you relate to yourself and your life, therefore allowing for empowered and meaningful change in beliefs and behaviours that keep us stuck in unhealthy patterns. Learn more about how Embodied Mindfulness can help with stress, anxiety and trauma recovery.

Spring Equinox New Moon Gathering

moon gathering march 2015

Chakra Yoga Teacher Training 101

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