05/09/18 Fitness by Jacflash’s Women’s Power Yoga Workshop with Kay Ghajar and My Sister Meagan Wilson!

In celebration of Mother’s Day, 100% of proceeds for this workshop went to Sistering.org, a multi-service agency aimed at supporting women in Toronto facing poverty, marginalization, and homelessness. Women at sistering are battling a range of difficulties including mental health problems, substance abuse, run-ins with the criminal justice system, lack of access due to immigrant/refugee status, and more. At Sistering, a small team of women work tirelessly to offer a 24/7 drop-in, that provides shelter, hot meals, crisis intervention, harm reduction, and trauma-informed counselling services. They also make referrals for housing, health, and legal and immigration services.

This workshop took place on Wednesday, May 9th 7-9pm at 165 Geary Ave, unit 2.

Fitness by Jacflash’s Power Yoga Women’s Workshop with Yoga Instructor Kay Ghajar and My Sister Meagan Wilson!

 

Yoga mats are provided for use for the evening by The Local Lululemon.

Sponsors for this workshop include:
Rawcology
BamBoo Roots
Soapstones
Evelyn Iona
Melissa Andre Blooms

Kay Ghajar (@kayghajar) has been practicing yoga for almost 10 years. She began exploring different styles of yoga after taking courses in positive psychology, which informed on the benefits of yoga and meditation. After a traumatic life event in university and failed progression through traditional counselling, she started practicing yoga and keeping a gratitude jar, which began her healing process and changed her outlook on life.

Kay received her 200-hour teaching certificate at Power Yoga Canada and will lead us through an amazing Power Yoga session. Her detailed, descriptive instruction and high energy makes the class exciting, comprehendible and achievable for the women in the class who are all at different levels.

I am also thrilled to have my sister Meagan Wilson speak to us at this workshop! As she is an eminent inspiration and role model in my life, I am thrilled to have you all hear my sister speak to us about “Connecting with your core values”.


Meagan is a Mama to 4 beautiful souls: North, Indigo, Juniper and Sage and loving wife to Brad. After living ten years in Sydney, Australia she just recently took flight and put down new roots in the Canadian countryside just outside of Toronto. She received a BA from McGill University, taught TESOL to young children in South Korea and after the birth of her first child began researching and studying play-based learning, natural parenting and early childhood education from a Waldorf perspective.

After she received her Foundations in Rudolf Steiner Education she founded her business Whole Family Rhythms (wholefamilyrhythms.com). A virtual online community that provides mothers and carers resources, information and courses on conscious connected parenting that is aligned with their unique family values. Meagan is also a Simplicity Parenting Family Life Coach (wholefamilyrhythms.com/work-with-Meagan) and helps Mamas and parents with the early childhood challenges they may be experiencing.

We had artist @officialchillgirl (Alex) paint during the workshop as well!

And Holly from The Ten Spot giving massages!

Come join us for our next workshop! Get tickets at www.fitnessbyjacflash.com!

We love announcing our raffle winners at the end of each workshop!

 

Jacflash Trends: Lace Bustier

The crop top seems to be a piece that women wear to show off their amazing abs, but if you don’t feel comfortable baring your belly, don’t fret- this lace bustier creates an illusion to refocus the eye to the most appealing, and smallest, part of your waist.

A modernized take on a crop top that we love is the lace bustier which was originated from the structured look of a form-fitting corset.

You can shop the lace bustier trend here at jacflash.net.

We suggest pairing it with high waisted pants/shorts with a cute leather or bomber jacket or with a great skirt, like the Jacflash Black Tulle Skirt or the Jacflash Mesh Black Slit Pencil Skirt for the perfect GNO!

Jacflash, Lace Bralette $45, available here. 

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As seen on Jacflash owner, Jaclyn Genovese:

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Jacflash Black Tulle Skirt – $75

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I would love to see your jacflash lace bustiers this spring and summer! tag us on Instagram @jacflashtoronto.

xo jac

Jacflash Trend Alert: Paisley Bandanas, Available on Jacflash.net

How can you not love this versatile, inexpensive and high-fashion trend that will never go out of style?!

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Some trends get less appealing as more people adopt them, but time and time again, the paisley bandana has proven it’s endless versatility and allure. Wear as a bag charm, hair accessory or to replace a statement necklace or bracelet, a bandana adds the perfect timeless touch to any outfit- so how will you wear it?

Jacflash carries a sophisticated version of the perfect Silky Paisley Scarf available in Ivory, Red and Navy.

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jacflash new arrivals: black culottes and white zip crop bra top

black culottes $55, available here

white zip crop bra top $45, available here

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14 Ways to Wear Your Knits

also written by Jaclyn Genovese for notable.ca

Knits this season seem to be as pretty as they are vital and though cable knit sweaters are one of the most timeless pieces you can wear, they can get tiresome after a while. Be prepared to snuggle up this season with these fun ways to wear your beloved winter knitwear.

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1. A feminine hue makes up for a relaxed fit.

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2. We all know that destroyed denim was huge this spring, but shredding our knits delights us equally during these chillier months.

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3. Layer on loads of your favorite winter jacket, knit and  skirt.

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4. Pair with this season’s hottest boot, the Chelsea boot.

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5. An oversized knit can act as a cozy dress.

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6. If your knit leaves you feeling boxy, add a belt around your waist to give a little shape.

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7. Snuggle up in a turtle neck version.

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8. Tone on tone of this season’s favorite color, tan, looks luxurious.

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9. For a glamorous look that is appropriate for the Holidays, pair with a glitzy skirt.

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10. Pleated pants add sophistication to a wild shade.

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11. Step up and soften up your Office look with a comfy knit.

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12. Flatter your curves in a cropped sweater with a streamlined skirt.

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13. Layering a blouse under your sweater gives off a polished look.

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