What is it?

OmTO is a yogic celebration of the Winter Solstice - a full day of continuous yoga classes led by the most dynamic and popular instructors from the top studios in Toronto, nourishing our bodies and minds at a time of year when we need it most. Hundreds of yogis from across the GTA will come to partake in this one of a kind yoga experience and practice in unique themed classes. We’re supporting the fantastic Toronto yoga community and your wellbeing and peace of mind. There will be music, contests, free giveaways and special offers for our guests. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will go to Parkinson Canada. This event is sponsored by The Tonic, COLD-FX®, CanPrev and Advanced Orthomolecular Research (AOR).


How can I come to OmTO?

There are 9 specially curated and unique 45 minute yoga classes for you to choose from, with space for 60 guests per class:

  1. Choose the yoga class you’d like to attend.
  2. Click on that class and you’ll be taken to a page where you can reserve your space.
  3. You’ll be asked to sign a waiver and your payment of $20+tax will be processed.

What else do I need to know?

  1. You need to be onsite at least 20 minutes before your class. The class will start on time and nobody will be allowed to enter or leave the class once it starts.
  2. OmTO is being video recorded.
  3. You should bring your own yoga mat - there will not be any on site to borrow or purchase.
  4. Walk-ins are welcome, but still must be processed online. We recommend that you secure your space ahead of time.


10:00 - 10:45 AM

Christopher Pryde teaches 50/50; a comprehensive fusion class which explores the various ways breath is used through movement using the principles of Mat Pilates and Vinyasa Flow. The flow is progressive and upbeat and offers students the pathway to building a strong stable core while improving their posture and getting a good sweat! It’s a great class for any level of practitioner.

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11:00 - 11:45 AM

Parkinson Canada is sponsoring a specially curated class to kick off OmTO and welcomes those with Parkinson's (PD), friends, family and loved ones to join in. Yoga is an effective way for those with Parkinson's Disease and their caregivers to increase flexibility and ward off the rigidity associated with PD while reducing the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional challenges of caring for someone who has PD. Elisabeth Kolenko will lead a class that is accessible to everyone and will incorporate balance and stretching in a supportive environment where caregivers and friends are welcome.

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12:00 - 12:45 PM

Join Emily Sann in a unique yoga experience, and put your balance, core strength and flexibility to the test.  Move with Emily in this Flow Class to upbeat music while you stretch your limits as you flow through poses that are challenging to all levels of yogis and experience a practice that is designed to build strength, promote relaxation and create connection between the body, mind and soul.

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1:00 - 1:45 PM

Join Tracey Soghrati for her unique blend of yoga, breathwork and psychology (Yang-Yin Yoga). The first half of the class is dynamic and flowing (yang yoga) with simple postures and breathwork. The second half of the class includes slow, melting stretches (yin yoga) and a journey through your mind. For OmTO we'll explore avoidance and its consequences for our lives.

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2:00 - 2:45 PM

This Yin + Sound Yoga class, led by Alex Petroyama, is great for calming and balancing the mind. The pace of the class is very slow where floor poses are held for longer periods of time to help open the body and calm the nervous system. Using slow deep breathing techniques accompanied by live sound instruments you will be guided through a pathway to help reduce stress and anxiety, while promoting increased flexibility and better circulation.

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3:00 - 3:45 PM

Julie Watson will lead a 45 minute DYNAMIC Power Vinyasa class set to a playlist of female Heavy Hitters. Think Stevie Nicks meets Whitney Houston meets Miley Cyrus.

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4:00 - 4:45 PM

Puja Chiplunkar will teach Candlelight Flow and Soundbath. Step into a space illuminated by the gentle flicker of candles, instantly setting the mood for relaxation. The class is designed to combine gentle movements, deep stretches, and calming breathwork. Feel tension melt away as you synchronize body and mind, releasing stress and anxiety. Then immerse yourself in this amazing experience of sound healing. Let soothing tones and vibrations wash over you, promoting deep relaxation.

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5:00 - 5:45 PM

Jessica Ullathorne leads this Feel-Good Flow class which emphasizes the feel of alignment and movement rather than visual appearances or shapes. Slow stretches start to open the body, and we steadily build toward a sweaty place, hitting our mark with a peak song (roughly 2 minutes) where you have the chance to move on your own. We invite you to tune in and listen to what you need at this moment. As we do at Jaybird, this non-traditional workout is done by candlelight in a heated infrared room fueled by good loud music.

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6:00 - 6:45 PM

Let Go with Hana Lukac. Explore the power of deep release and inner space through gentle asana, methodical breathwork and meditation.

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