Listen To Your Body – Bodymind Ballwork Workshop

Sunday April 15, 2018 2:00-4:00

$50+GST ($52.50)

Register cash, cheque, etransfer

More info / on-line registration (fees apply)




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When was the last time you paused to take care of yourself?

If it’s so long ago that you barely remember, you should join us at

Nourish: A retreat for your body, mind, and spirit
August 18-20, 2017
near Beausejour, Manitoba

More Details/ Register




Mother’s Day R&R (Roll & Restore)   Sunday May 14     2-4 pm

Home Studio 164 Vista Ave, Winnipeg

$30  Register On-line or in person. 

Give the gift of Bodymind Ballwork (mindful myofascial release using rubber balls) and restorative yoga. Anyone over the age of 16 is welcome to attend. Great way to spend mother’s day with family and friends in an intimate setting. Maximum 12 participants. All props provided.

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Yoga & Myofascial Release for Runners & Joggers

2 part Workshop with Handouts

May 1 and 15th 630-830 pm

Jogger or Runner? Not stretching enough? Have some aches and pains (or wanting to prevent them?) Out of breath sooner than you’d like?

In this 2 part workshop, thru a combination of Yoga and Bodymind Ballwork (myofascial release using various sizes of rubber balls) you will;

  • Learn how to release tension created by running,

  • Improve respiration,

  • Increase self-awareness.

We will cover the obvious (ex. major leg muscles, glutes) and the not so obvious (ex. feet, psoas) and muscles that assist with respiration.

$55 (both evenings) Register On-line or In Person

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Body Revive  Series – 5 Wednesday Evenings

Jan 11-Feb 8 2017     7-8:30 pm

($80 Early Bird Dec 23!! Register on-line or in person)

Revive your body. Reduce tension and stuckness while increasing self-awarenss and relaxation. In this series, you will learn how to release tight muscles and connective tissue using a combination of Bodymind Ballwork (employs a variety of rubber balls) and yoga. Each week we will explore different segments of the body as you learn principles of the method. This is appropriate for beginners or althetic/fitness enthusiasts. Athletes and bootcampers – oh, you so need to be here! All props and balls provided.


More Information About Bodymind Ballwork

Workshops limited to 12 participants & fill up quickly. To register for R&R & Body Revive Series, either register on-line or directly with Joy. Advanced registration is always required due to limited seating.

Contact Joy to Reserve Your Seat 

Yoga & Bodymind Ballwork  Workshops

Learn yoga postures and myofacial (connective tissue) release techniques using various sizes and densities of rubber balls. Handouts provided.


Low Back Tension      

Saturday November 19, 2016     130-4:00 pm 

164 Vista Ave., Wpg, MB (Home Studio)


Sign Me Up On-line (Fastest way to guarantee your seat – small fee applies)

To register by email and cheque (email and send fee to 164 Vista Ave, R2M 4Y7. Make cheque to ‘Joy Onyschak’)

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Neck & Upper Back   

Sunday November 20, 2016     130-4pm

164 Vista Ave, Winnipeg, MB (Home Studio)


Sign Me Up On-line  (Fastest way to guarantee seat, small fees apply).

To register by email and cheque (email and send fee to 164  Vista Ave, R2M 4Y7. Make cheque to ‘Joy Onyschak’).

“Your workshop was my first experience ever with yoga and absolutely loved it. My body felt so good after. I will definitely do it again and recommend it to others. Thanks again! See you next time you are in Virden.” – Kristie W. 


Customized Yoga & Bodymind Ballwork Workshops Available

workplacegroup yoga 220150824_200652[1]Joy is available to teach yoga workshops and retreats in Winnipeg and in rural Manitoba.  She creates customized workshops ranging in duration, level of difficulty and approach to compliment your group’s needs. She has experience teaching beginners to intermediate students, seniors, mentally handicapped persons, students, workplace and church group retreats. Any combination of hatha yoga, Bodymind Ballwork and/or meditation/relaxation can be utilized.

Contact Joy to book your workshop/retreat or to co-facilitate.



Managing Anxiety and Depression through Self Discovery, Shared Wisdom & Empowerment.’

-With Janelle-Cancade White

Do you suffer from Anxiety and/or Depression? Would you like to better manage your symptoms? Are you searching for more empowerment ?  Are you ready to do some self study and a bit of work? Do you enjoy experiential learning and guided discussions with small groups ?

Wednesday Evenings Oct 28-Dec 9 2015
6:30-9:00 p.m.
164 Vista Ave (Home Yoga Studio)

Investment In Self  $280    Register by Oct 16th. 

Highlights/What you will learn?

From  perspectives of both Western Psychology and Eastern Wisdom traditions….The Many Faces of Anxiety and Depression, Recognizing Internal Dialogue  (& Challenging It), How  To Be Present with Discomfort, Acceptance & The Wellness Journey, Nourishment & Whole Self Care, How to Relax with Yoga, Breath Work, Bodymind Ballwork & Meditation, Shift  out of ‘stuckness’, self doubt and worry into increased self awareness, (maybe) acceptance (and even possibly) optimism.


‘Stillness’ Retreat Day 

With Shelley Manley-Tannis and Sandy May

Stillness. One of the doors into the temple – Mary Oliver

Saturday November 7, 2015



Hosted by Little Britain United Church, Lockport, MB



Introduction to Ayurveda

A basic introduction to the art and science of  Ayurveda (yogic health system) with practical tips for staying balanced during the change of seasons we experience in Manitoba. In addition to learning your dosha (body/mind type), you will learn what foods, routines and simple ayurvedic practices benefit your body/mind type. Workbook provided.

Contact Joy  for more information.



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