Yoga Therapy Etobicoke

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Yoga is for everyone: people of all ages, physical abilities and fitness levels, when adapted by a knowledgeable teacher.
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Many people think that yoga is just stretching, and while stretching is certainly involved, yoga is really about creating balance in the body through developing both strength and flexibility. This is done through the performance of poses or postures, each of which has specific physical and health benefits.

Yoga also involves simple breath awareness and techniques to help with keeping one focused on the movements, helping to prevent injury as well as to balance out one’s energy to either increase it, become more relaxed or both.

Yoga has been widely practiced for thousands of years for health and relaxation, and has evolved into many different types and styles.

It is a no-impact activity, so easy on the joints. Movements are slow and simple, so can be accommodated to those with coordination or cognitive challenges.


At Propel Physiotherapy, we believe that yoga is a valuable adjunct to any physiotherapy program. We also believe yoga is for everyone: people of all ages, physical abilities and fitness levels, when adapted by a knowledgeable teacher.

Yoga postures, breath work and meditative movements have the potential to improve your health and well-being, assist in the healing of your injury, and prevent injury when prescribed by a qualified therapist. With a regular yoga practice one can:

  • balance strength and flexibility
  • improve postural alignment
  • reduce stress
  • decrease pain
  • relieve tension
  • promote recovery from strain or injury
  • prevent injury and re-injury
  • increase balance and stability
  • increase stamina
  • improve focus
  • enhance mobility and agility
  • lower blood pressure
  • reduce anxiety
  • increase sense of well-being
  • boost energy
  • heighten our mind and body awareness
  • increase core strength
  • improve breath control
  • tone lean muscle
  • compliment sports or work activities to balance out the body
  • enhance relaxation


We offer two class formats at our Etobicoke clinic. To book your private yoga session or join a group class simply call us directly at 416 621 2506.

Private one-on-one yoga sessions

Enjoy the benefits of your yoga practice being observed and adapted along the way.

Tuesdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
$100/hr per person

* Five 1-hour slots available for booking

Group yoga classes – Therapeutic Flow Yoga

This small group class is ideal for people experiencing persistent health conditions – physical and/or mental, as well as mobility-related challenges. The instructor & therapist will adapt each class in order to address the participants’ specific and changing needs. While the linking of the breath and movement will form the core of this practice, we will draw upon myriad techniques – such as conscious breath regulation, meditative practices, and the use of sound – to improve health and well being and increase quality of life. Most importantly, students will be empowered and supported to be active participants in their healing journey.

Tuesdays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
$25 per person per class

* Class size limited to 6; registration required

Jessica Cowan-Dewar
Jessica Cowan-Dewar Yoga Therapist
Jessica Cowan-Dewar is a certified yoga instructor and yoga therapist with specialized training in restorative yoga, yin yoga, yoga for anxiety, stress, trauma, and PTSD, and Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TSY). She is known for her calm and competent teaching style and is skilled at creating a safe and non-judgmental environment for people to explore various healing practices.



Therapeutic Yoga Flow Class

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This small group therapeutic yoga flow class is ideal for people experiencing persistent health conditions – physical and/or mental, as well as mobility-related challenges.


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Let Us Bring Our Services To You

We recognize that not everyone is readily able to access one of our two physiotherapy clinics in Etobicoke and Pickering. For that reason, all of our services are mobile. Enjoy the benefits of our professional services in the comfort of your home, office or any suitable setting in your community.

After a full assessment of your needs and surroundings, one of our registered professionals will develop a program with your specific goals in mind to help you get to where you want in your physical health and wellness.



“I had a traumatic brain injury and my progress has been outstanding thanks to the knowledge and encouragement of the staff in the clinic. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming, you can really tell they take pride in their work. I would definitely recommend this location because they produce results!”

– Michael 

“Came to Propel after dealing with a mid back issue for months. From the facilities to treatment, the whole experience was top notch. Hoong’s assessment was thorough and the treatment got me feeling better quickly. He also gave me some exercises to work on which have continued to help. Would definitely recommend!”

– Carlos

“I was injured severely 4 years ago. I have needed an abundance of physiotherapy as well as massage therapy. This clinic has given me by far the greatest and most successful care and rehabilitation to get back to my life. The staff are extremely knowledgeable in their field and not only treat you as a client but as a friend or family member.”

– Vanessa