Meditation & Yoga

Weekly Classes, Courses, Workshops and Retreats in Port Colborne, Ontario and Live Online Zoom

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2-weeks Unlimited Classes for only $40!

We invite you to enjoy unlimited access to all of our weekly classes (in person or online) for 2 weeks for only $40 (including HST). This special offer can only be purchased once and is available only for students NEW to Stream Yoga + Meditation.

Your journey begins here!

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We teach Buddhist and Nondual philosophy and practices, and we offer mindful movement and yoga for all bodies, ages and abilities.

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Weekly Class Descriptions

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Mondays

Rise + Shine, Mondays 9:30am (60 mins), with Megs Bennett — Start the week with intention and ease in this all levels Hatha yoga class.

Gentle Yoga, Mondays + Thursdays 11am (60 mins), with Megs Bennett — Enjoy an easeful chair-based class suited to any ability, to help you reduce stress, increase strength, focus and flexibility. This class is currently paused and will resume March 4, 2024 (you can pre-book now).

Beginning Yoga, Mondays 7:30pm (75 mins), with Heather Fenton — Every journey starts with a single step. Take that step with this beginner-focused yoga series. This is a pre-registered 6-week course — not open for drop-in.

Continuing Yoga, Mondays 7pm (90 mins), with Caroline Sorel — This 4-week course provides the inspiration, experience and confidence to weave your yoga more deeply into your body, mind and life. This is a pre-registered course — not open for drop-in.

Beginning and Continuing Yoga series alternate throughout the year. Find more information here.

Tuesdays

Evening Hatha, Tuesdays 6pm (60 mins), with Caroline Sorel — Cultivate peace of mind and body while winding down your day.

Wednesdays

Fresh Flow, Wednesdays 9:30am (60 mins), with Heather Fenton — Refresh your energy with a mid-week morning yoga flow. Suitable for all levels.  

Heart of Yoga, Wednesdays 11am (60 mins), with Jo Moore — This 4-week course provides the inspiration, experience and confidence to weave your yoga more deeply into your body, mind and life. This is a pre-registered course — not open for drop-in.

Vinyasa Flow, Wednesdays 5:30pm (60 mins), with Caroline Sorel — A vibrant and dynamic class focusing on smooth transitions and movements while syncing breath with body awareness.

Insight Meditation, Wednesdays 7pm (90 mins), with Heather Fenton — Start and/or maintain a regular meditation practice. Each week, guided meditations are combined with instructions for bringing mindfulness into daily living. This meditation class is offered freely. Donations are appreciated.

Thursdays

Divine Align, Thursdays 9:30am (60 mins), with Megs Bennett — Centre, stretch and prepare the mind body and spirit for the day! This alignment focused, heart-centred practice is supportive, gentle and available to every body.

Gentle Yoga, Mondays + Thursdays 11am (60 mins), with Megs Bennett — Enjoy an easeful chair-based class suited to any ability, to help you reduce stress, increase strength, focus and flexibility.

Insight Yoga, Thursdays 7pm (75 mins), with Heather Fenton — Cultivate physical and mental suppleness in a 75-min class blending movement and meditation.

Fridays

Insight Yoga, Fridays 9:30am (75 mins), with Heather Fenton — Cultivate physical and mental suppleness in a 75-min class blending movement and meditation.

Saturdays

Saturday Flow, Saturdays 8am (60 mins), with Heather Fenton — An upbeat class to get your breath and body moving.

Sundays

Soul Flow, Sundays 11am (75 mins), with Caroline Sorel — Enjoy a truly ‘all levels’ yoga flow that combines breath, strength and grace to create balance within body and mind.

Enjoy our small but growing collection of resources for your practice. Heather creates snippets of wisdom (video, writing, imagery) to inspire you on the path to peace:

Slow down

It’s the small things, done with care and consideration, that make our lives peaceful.

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Pause and enjoy this simple ‘Centre and Settle Yourself’ 10-minute guided meditation. Subscribe to our YouTube channel or find more free guided meditations by Heather Fenton on Insight Timer.

You’re invited to practice with us weekly in person in Port Colborne, Ontario or live online on Zoom.

Insight Meditation, Wednesdays 7pm ET (90 mins), with Heather Fenton — Start and/or maintain a regular meditation practice. Each week, guided meditations are combined with instructions for bringing mindfulness into daily living. This meditation class is offered freely.

Book now! or email us at hello@gentlydownthestream.org if you’d like more info. 

If you have enjoyed a freely offered class, event, pre-recorded session, or you are simply inspired to support our vision, our teachers and community, we deeply appreciate donations.

The "Hut"

Situated on a quiet country road, surrounded by organically farmed land, steps from the walking/cycling “Friendship Trail” and a kilometre from the sandy shores of Lake Erie, Stream offers a unique setting for yoga and meditation.

The “Hut” at Stream (as we affectionately call it) is an expression of our wish to benefit living beings by creating a sacred space for the exploration of yogic, contemplative and human well-being practices of body and mind.

Pre-registered Courses

Courses are a pre-registered set of classes providing the opportunity to practice consistently with a group of peers, while deepening your knowledge of the practices of yoga + meditation. Pre-registration is required. Courses are not open to drop-in students. Please contact the studio if you would like to join a course that is already in progress (the fees can be pro-rated).

Continuing Yoga

Continuing Yoga

with Caroline Sorel
Mondays 7-8:30pm
4-week course, next series starts July 8!

Whether you’re newer to yoga, or looking to revisit the foundations, this course provides the inspiration, experience and confidence to weave your yoga more deeply into your body, mind and life.

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Heart of Yoga

Heart of Yoga

with Joanne Moore
Wednesdays 11am-noon
4-week course starts May 29!

Make a weekly commitment to your practice with our 4-week Heart of Yoga series. Enjoy gentle, somatic yoga focusing on a compassionate practice led from the inside out.

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“If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.”

Thich Nhat Hanh

Events, Workshops + Retreats

Inner Peace Qigong | Jun 8

Inner Peace Qigong | Jun 8

with Ven. Hae Kwang Sunim
Learn to restore energy and deeply touch stillness and peace. Enjoy a deep release of dis-ease and stress, and infuse fresh energy and peacefulness through the body and mind.

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Memberships + Passes

Our Memberships are designed to encourage consistency in your practice. Commit to your well-being by attending regular classes and you will fall in love with the ease and insight that develop.

Plus, your support (as a Monthly Member) means our Stream community is sustained and can thrive and continue to support you, other students, our teachers and our local south Niagara community.

If Membership is not right for you at this time, we invite you to choose from 1, 3, 10 and 20-class Passes — see below.

New pricing/memberships as shown below will come into effect September 1st, 2023. Please contact the studio with any questions.

 

Memberships

(all prices include 13% HST)

Class Passes

(all prices include 13% HST)

Class Passes can be used to attend any regular weekly class and expire 1 year from date of purchase.

IN PERSON:

Single Class $20
3-class Pass $54
5-class Pass $85
10-class Pass $160
20-class Pass $260

ONLINE:

Online classes are $12 each. Single online classes can be automatically purchased in our booking software. To purchase multiple online classes at once, please contact the studio (or simply send an e-transfer/PayPal in a multiple of CAD$12 with a note and we will happily to add the passes to your account).

Gift certificates can be purchased for any of our class passes, courses or events, or simply for a designated amount. To purchase or to redeem a gift certificate, please contact us by email at hello@gentlydownthestream.org or call/text Heather at 519.400.7862.

Please help us with our planning by pre-booking early for classes. Classes that have fewer than 3 yogis registered 12 hours prior to class start time are subject to cancellation at the teachers’ discretion (if a class is cancelled, you will be notified by email and text and your pass will be returned to your account).

In the event that a class is full, please use the waitlist feature. If a spot becomes available you will be immediately notified by email and/or text. In addition to the possbility of gaining a spot in the class, the waitlist feature also helps us with planning. Thanks!

HST

All of our pricing for includes 13% HST. Since our booking software (Momoyoga) is European, this is shown/described there as “VAT” but is the HST we collect to remit to the government.

METHODS OF PAYMENT

Our preference is receiving Interac e-transfers to hello@gentlydownthestream.org (please note on the transfer what it is for and we will mark it paid on your Momoyoga account).

Our booking software, Momoyoga, allows you to pay directly by credit/debit card or your PayPal account. Or you are always welcome call Heather with your credit card number at 519.400.7862.

We are also able to accept payment or donations directly by PayPal: paypal.me/streamyoga.

We honour cash and cheques, although we prefer to receive payment at least 24 hours before class/event. In the case of a sold out class/event, we will ask you to firm up payment prior to your arrival.

CLASS PASSES

Class Passes can be used to attend any regular weekly class and expire one year from date of purchase. Passes are specific to attendance for in person or online.

Bring a Friend* with your Class Pass: your class passes are transferrable to a new student. (*Friend must be new to Stream Yoga + Meditation and must create an account to book the class with us and complete our waiver to participate.)

MEMBERSHIPS

Monthly 5 and 10 Classes Members can attend any 5 or 10 (regular) classes in a one-month period and purchase additional Single Class passes for themselves (beyond the 5 or 10 class limit) for only $12/class. Membership automatically renews monthly on the date of purchase. Cancel anytime. Please contact us a few days prior to renewal to avoid potential administrative charges (i.e. if the payment has been processed for the month, there will be minimal administrative charge to cancel). Class credits can not be carried forward into the next month; switching to our Class Passes is an alternative if you find you aren’t using enough credits from your Membership each month.

Monthly 5 and 10 Classes Members can bring 1 Friend* for 1 class for $12 each month of their membership.

Monthly Unlimited Memberships can be used to attend any regular weekly class in person or online and are automatically renewed monthly on the date of purchase. Cancel anytime. Please contact us a few days prior to renewal to avoid potential administrative charges (i.e. if the payment has been processed for the month, there will be an administrative charge to cancel).

Monthly Unlimited Members can bring 1 Friend* for 1 class FREE each month of their membership, and bring any additional friends in that same month for only $12/class.

*ALL friends must be NEW to Stream Yoga + Meditation and must create an account to book the class with us and complete our waiver to participate.

MEMBERSHIP PERKS!

Stream Monthly Members (Unlimited and Monthly 5 and 10 Classes Members) receive 10% discount on purchases in the Shop at Stream and 20% discount on all Pre-registered Courses, Events and Workshops! Please contact the studio when purchasing to receive the discount.

NEW MEMBER 2-WEEKS UNLIMITED 

New Member* 2-Weeks Unlimited can be used to attend any regular weekly class in person or online for 2 weeks from date of purchase. New Members do not receive membership benefits (i.e. bring a friend for free or Shop and Course/Event discounts). *The New Member special offer can only be purchased once and is only available for students NEW to Stream Yoga + Meditation. Get started here!

 

COURSES, SPECIAL EVENTS, WORKSHOPS RETREATS

Pre-registered Courses and Special Events, Workshops + Retreats are priced separately.

Stream Monthly Members (Unlimited and Monthly 5 and 10 Classes Members) receive a 20% discount on all Pre-registered Courses, Events and Workshops! Contact the studio when purchasing. Membership must remain/be active while the Course is in progress and/or at the time of the event.

Multiple Course Discounts for non-members are be available. If you are interested in attending multiple Courses there is a 20% discount available on your second/third/fourth concurrent (running simultaneously) Pre-registered Course(s). Contact the studio when purchasing. 

SPECIAL EVENTS CANCELLATION POLICY

An administration fee of 10% will be applied to changes or cancellations; If you cancel one week or more in advance of an event, you will receive a full refund less the 10% administration fee; If you cancel between a week and 24 hours in advance you will receive a 50% credit, which can be used for other Stream events, class passes or memberships; If you cancel less than 24 hours in advance, you will receive no credit, unless your spot can be easily filled by someone from a waitlist; Consideration may be given for medical circumstances; If the teacher or studio cancels a class/event for any reason, you will receive a full refund.

Our Stream Instructors

Heather Fenton

Heather Fenton

Studio Owner, Instructor

Heather combines 20+ years of Buddhist meditation training with a lifelong interest in mental and physical health. She teaches with warmth, compassion and humour.

Megan Bennett

Megan Bennett

Instructor

Megan is passionate about helping others learn to manage physical and mental health challenges. Her classes are light-hearted and uplifting.

Caroline Sorel

Caroline Sorel

Instructor

Caroline blends deep compassion and kindness with her medical background and analytical mind, offering classes that are both warm-hearted and practical.

Jo Moore

Jo Moore

Instructor

Jo is a nature and pet-loving, family-blessed, retired Mental Health Social Worker and Special Education Teacher. Jo teaches with creativity and thoughtfulness.

Lisa Matteo

Lisa Matteo

Relief Instructor

Lisa believes everyone can benefit from the inner and outer strength, stamina, flexibility, and vitality that yoga cultivates.

819 Weaver Road
Port Colborne, ON L3K 5V3