During this time we have temporarily suspended our aquatic classes. Please check back for updates on when we are able to resume.
Classes are complimentary for our hotel guests and are included with public pool admission.
Registered Resort Club &, Therapeutic Exercise members receive a club rate. We recommend that anyone suffering from arthritis, chronic muscle and joint pain, or heart conditions, consult a physician prior to participating in the Therapeutic Aquatic Exercise program.
Meditative Movement Water Class
Enjoy our Meditative Movement Water Class in the geothermal mineral pool while you socialize, improve your health, and have fun! Soothing warmth and buoyancy provide the perfect environment for relieving arthritis pain and stiffness, increasing flexibility and range of motion, improving balance and promoting relaxation.
Monday - Thursday
10:30am - 11:15am
Classes run September 3, 2019 through April 30, 2020 (excludes statutory holidays).
Gentle Water Yoga
Combine water’s unique buoyancy and ease of movement with traditional yoga in our geo-thermal mineral pool. People of all fitness levels can safely enjoy yoga techniques that will enhance flexibility, balance, and strength in body and mind.
Sunday 10:15am - 10:45am
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Classes run year round
- Laura Arens
We are excited to welcome Laura back to our Meditative Movement Class, having just returned as our instructor! Laura has been with Temple Gardens since June of 2016, working in many different areas of the resort, including being an NLS Certified Lifeguard keeping our clients safe! There is no question however that her favorite time to spend with us is being able to lead the Aquatic movement class! Outside of Temple Gardens, Laura has experience coaching cheerleading and tumbling, and has had the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the province. She has always had a passion for fitness and enjoys multiple recreational as well as competitive sports. In this class, Laura focuses on mindful movements that increase mobility, balance, strength, and quality of sleep. She loves that it is suitable for all ages, and gives patrons the chance to slow down, clear their minds, and move their bodies in the spa's luxury and peace.
Sun Tree Water Yoga
- Michelle Christie
Theresa has been practicing yoga on and off for about 10 years. She completed her 200 hour Certified Yoga Alliance training course through Breathe Hot Yoga in Nature, animal and travel enthusiast!! Michelle started studying vinyasa and yin yoga in 2010 in Saskatoon. Moving to Calgary she broadened in to Bikram yoga. Enjoying the variety and seeing the physical as well as mental benefits she chose to take her 200 hr RYT in New York City with Yoga Works You in 2015. Michelle has also taken second level training in Reiki and loves the healing benefits! She is committed to safely transitioning people into and out of poses safely focusing on the breath and anatomy!
- Heather Heilman
Heather Heilman recently completed her Hatha Yoga teacher 200 hour training course through Aura Wellness Center to become a Certified Yoga Alliance teacher. Heather initially started her practice of yoga while still in high school 17 years ago and rediscovered her love of yoga 2 years ago and became recommitted to her practice. She is a married mom of 2 whose youngest son at age 3 is also becoming involved in the practice of yoga as he practices with her every morning. Heather wishes you well in your practice of yoga. Namaste.
- Nicole Brattan
Nicole Brattan is a Basic Asana Certified Yoga Instructor working towards her 200hrs Yoga Alliance training certification. She also has a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Regina with a dual major in Adapted Movement Science and Human Kinetics. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology. She began to grow fond on the practice of Yoga when she attended University to combat the stressors of student life. Once Nicole began working for the Department of National Defence at 15 Wing Moose Jaw as a Fitness and Sport Instructor she carried over her practice to the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces. She believes that yoga is beneficial for all individuals to improve physical strength, flexibility, mental clarity and most importantly the connection of body to mind. Her hope is that you leave her class refreshed and de-stressed.