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tejas healing

Gillian Kirk is a Registered Massage Therapist who has been practicing and studying yoga and meditation for more than two decades. She has advanced training in reiki, ayurvedic healing, breath work, and chakra energy centres, all of which inform her holistic approach to healing. 

Ultimately, Gillian’s goal is to show how yoga and meditation can lead us to become the most luminous, radiant version of ourselves both on and off the mat.

about tejas healing

te·jas [“tay-juss”]

तेजस्

power, brilliance, energy, fire.

Tejas is a Sanskrit term that translates to “fire” or “illumination.” It is the energy of vitality, passion, strength, and transformation. People with high Tejas radiate with a glow of inner confidence, intelligence, and charisma –they shine from the inside out. In yoga, Tejas is the intense inner power that propels the student through the heat of challenge and discomfort, toward a deeper, more profound spiritual experience.

I chose to name my business Tejas Healing because this experience is what I hope to offer my clients — the ability to move through the physical, mental, and spiritual challenges of life, to burn through their perceived limitations, and transform every aspect of their lives. 

The value and power of inner healing and transformation cannot be overstated. Our nervous systems are constantly bombarded with information, and demands for our time and our energy. We suffer from stress and anxiety, guilt and resentment, anger and pain. These mental and emotional challenges can manifest as chronic pain, illness, depression and that overwhelming feeling of never being able to catch up, never having enough time, never being enough. 

Connect with your body, your breath and your mind, and learn new coping strategies and tools to overcome and transcend this feeling, unlock your highest potential and live your most vibrant, radiant life. 

get in touch

about tejas healing

te·jas [“tay-juss”]

तेजस्

power, brilliance, energy, fire.

Tejas is a Sanskrit term that translates to “fire” or “illumination.” It is the energy of vitality, passion, strength, and transformation. People with high Tejas radiate with a glow of inner confidence, intelligence, and charisma –they shine from the inside out. In yoga, Tejas is the intense inner power that propels the student through the heat of challenge and discomfort, toward a deeper, more profound spiritual experience.

I chose to name my business Tejas Healing because this experience is what I hope to offer my clients — the ability to move through the physical, mental, and spiritual challenges of life, to burn through their perceived limitations, and transform every aspect of their lives. 

The value and power of inner healing and transformation cannot be overstated. Our nervous systems are constantly bombarded with information, and demands for our time and our energy. We suffer from stress and anxiety, guilt and resentment, anger and pain. These mental and emotional challenges can manifest as chronic pain, illness, depression and that overwhelming feeling of never being able to catch up, never having enough time, never being enough. 

Connect with your body, your breath and your mind, and learn new coping strategies and tools to overcome and transcend this feeling, unlock your highest potential and live your most vibrant, radiant life. 

get in touch

"Once the Moon has been made steady, the Sun can be made to rise."

From The Gheranda Samhita

about gillian

Gillian Kirk is a Registered Massage Therapist who has been practicing and studying yoga and meditation for more than two decades. She has advanced training in reiki, ayurvedic healing, breath work, and chakra energy centres, all of which inform her holistic approach to healing. 

Ultimately, Gillian’s goal is to show how yoga and meditation can lead us to become the most luminous, radiant version of ourselves both on and off the mat.

Gillian’s deep dive into traditional yoga began in 2007 when she spent six months traveling through India and studying yoga. For a month, she lived at the Prashanti Kutiram ashram, a yoga university near Bangalore, where she was immersed dawn to dusk in the full tradition of classical yoga and where she received her first 200-hour yoga instructor’s certificate. She spent her last two months in India studying at Atmavikasa School of Yoga in Mysore, the birthplace of modern yoga.

She teaches traditional tantric hatha yoga from the Sri Vidya lineage, which she began studying in 2018 at The Practice Bali yoga training centre in Bali. A committed lifelong student, Gillian continues to study with Yogarupa Rod Stryker and is working toward her Parayoga certification. 

Gillian’s yoga classes are designed to take you beyond the physical and deep into the subtle energetics of the body; an invitation to use this ancient science as a pathway to spiritual awakening. Her classes develop the deep connection between body, mind, and spirit — moving the body to control the breath, harnessing the breath to control the mind, and controlling the mind to connect to the spirit.

“As someone who has done very little yoga, I came in to this a bit hesitant that I might not be able to do it. Gillian was amazing, supportive and kind. Her calmness throughout the class made me feel at ease and comfortable. The class was well led and so very relaxing.”

“I’ve been seeing Gillian for massage therapy for over two years now. Her expertise at listening to what my body is complaining about means that I leave every session feeling so much better. I have finally found relief from my constant tension headaches and frozen shoulder.”

“Gillian’s yoga and meditation classes have equipped me with the ability to ride the waves off stress in my life with a sense of calm and peace. I’ve already been able to apply what I’ve learned to my daily life.”

get in touch

(604) 910 7410
info@tejashealing.ca

 

clinic hours

by appointment only

Wednesdays — 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturdays — 10:00am - 4:00pm

upcoming events

Online Yoga & Meditation

Online Yoga & Meditation Starting Thursday, March 26th, I will be offering 4 free classes per week through the online platform Zoom. It is my plan to offer these classes for the next few weeks as we continue to self-isolate to prevent the spread of Covid-19. These...

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upcoming events

Online Yoga & Meditation

Online Yoga & Meditation Starting Thursday, March 26th, I will be offering 4 free classes per week through the online platform Zoom. It is my plan to offer these classes for the next few weeks as we continue to self-isolate to prevent the spread of Covid-19. These...

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latest posts

I’m terrible at yoga; I’m not flexible at all.

“I’m terrible at yoga, I’m not flexible at all.” I hear this so often from people when they find out I teach yoga and it makes me both sad and excited. Sad because it is a reflection of how yoga has been defined in the modern world -- as a fitness regime for...

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Noble Silence

from the archives - October 28th, 2008 Vipassana Retreat near Merritt, BC The gong rings at 4am and it's a lovely sound to wake up to -- a deep, rich, peaceful sound that vibrates gently through the hallways of the women's dorm. I roll over in my single bed in my...

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On Socks and Nostalgia

from the archives - July 18, 2007 If I ever forget that I have been living a charmed life, all I have to do is look around me at the things I have collected over the years. The walls and shelves and corners of my home are covered with objects that have meaning to me...

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