Salimah Kassim-Lakha
Health & Yoga Expert

Salimah Kassim-Lakha

Salimah Kassim-Lakha, Modern day Yogi and Yoga Therapist has traveled internationally using the technology of Yoga to lead, heal, teach and transform.

Lululemon Ambassador, prone to giggling fits, a proclivity for big words and big ideas, always in love, permanently grateful, hoping for the best and expecting just that, new world explorer, technology junkie, often found on street corners giving directions to tourists, a one woman welcome squad of sorts and good lookin’ to boot.

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Posts by Salimah Kassim-Lakha

5 Yogic Secrrets to a Good Night's Sleep

5 Yogic Secrets to a Good Night’s Sleep

Nav is a high achiever. She has lots on the go and tight deadlines to meet. She loves Chai lattes and spicy food. As much as she enjoys her busy schedule, it affects her sleep. She has a hard time falling asleep and wakes up anxious in the middle of the night unable to fall back asleep. Not getting enough sleep makes her grumpy and groggy. Not the best state of mind for a woman with plans for success. Yoga to the rescue! Here are 5 yogic secrets for Nav (and you) to get what you need – a good night’s sleep.

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Getting Started in Yoga

Getting Started in Yoga and Realizing the Immediate Benefits

Maria walked in to YogaVision Canada last month, her doctor had recommended Yoga as a method of dealing with stress and she was eager to start. She brought her partner along so they could enjoy time together and do something positive for their health and wellbeing.

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Leggo Your Ego

Leggo Your Ego

The path from Ego to True Self lies in our consciousness – our awareness of the Ego’s actions and taking alternate decisions. Perhaps your Ego tells you not to share a new idea with your colleagues because someone might steal or run away with it. Your True Self knows sharing the idea will make it bigger and help create a more powerful impact as a result. Your True Self also knows when to speak and when to hold silence.

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Your Joy Belongs to You

Your Joy Belongs to You

Below the line are our shadow selves – where anger, greed, jealousy, doubt and fear rule the experience. Above the line is a place of higher consciousness, love, compassion, forgiveness and joy are some examples………………

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Love through the Chakras – Boundlessness

Love through the Chakras – Boundlessness

The human talent of this Chakra is boundlessness, surrender to a greater power and trusting what is necessarily will happen. The shadow of boundlessness is grief. Grief may show up as addiction to certain behaviors or substances, ways that we block our natural sense of expansion and freedom.

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Keeping it Fresh – Cleansing Rituals

Keeping it Fresh – Cleansing Rituals

Yoga is a ancient healing technology. The asana practice is just one element of a vast system of understanding and relating to the human experience or humanology. Here are some interesting techniques to add to your cleansing rituals.

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Compassion – Its in you to give

Compassion – Its in you to give

Compassion. This is a word with Woooooo factor. With good reason. It’s part of our angelic nature. Us without the armor. The questions below are designed to explore life experiences with greater depth and reverence. After reactivity and emotionality there are opportunities for profound transformation. And less drama……..

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yoga on the beach

Your Focus Becomes Your Life

The way we use our body, mind and emotions creates our reality, even if that reality is untrue or incomplete. If we think a thought enough times it starts to feel like the real thing.

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The Most Powerful Prayer

The Most Powerful Prayer

The post powerful prayer is thank you. Appreciating what you already have brings more.

2. Begin and End the Day

Before you fall asleep at night, mentally list 5 things that you feel grateful for. Do the same when you wake up. This ritual sets your day with positivity and success.

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Q&A: I have significant pain in my right achilles. I miss running. Do you have any suggestions to help it heal faster?

Question: I have been running long distances for a number of years and recently have had some significant pain in my right achilles. I have stopped running for a few weeks to let it heal. Do you have any suggestions to help it heal faster? I miss running.

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