What we're about

Medicine Path Healing Arts is dedicated to supporting embodied awakening and personal empowerment through yoga, music and shamanism. We hold monthly events, circles and series to support you on your medicine path.

• Yoga + Music Medicine

• Shamanic Drum Journeys

• Psychedelic/Plant Medicine Integration

• Transformational Coaching

About Brian James
Brian James is a yoga teacher, musician, shamanic practitioner and transformational coach. For over twenty years he’s been exploring the medicine paths of yoga, music, psychology and shamanism.His approach is rooted in the belief that yoga and other shamanic practices are not about striving toward a physical or spiritual ideal, but rather, they involve a deeply personal process of embodied awakening to one’s own truth and potential — simply, a return to one’s natural state.

His mission is to serve as a helpful friend and guide to others who are walking their own medicine path of healing, sharing what he’s learned on his own healing journey and offering compassionate, non-judgmental support and counsel when needed.

He has travelled all over the world to study with master teachers in yoga, music and shamanism. He has extensive training in the therapeutic yoga tradition of Krishnamacharya/Desikachar, the counselling approaches of Hakomi and Body-Mind-Spirit Coaching, and is currently enrolled in the first Compassionate Inquiry certification program with renowned trauma and addiction specialist Gabor Maté. Since 2011, he has participated in dozens of plant medicine ceremonies in the Santo Daime, Shipibo and Ashaninkan traditions.

Brian James is the author of a vinyasa yoga practice manual, Harmonic Movement, creator of numerous yoga practice resources and host of the Medicine Path Podcast. When he’s not out sharing yoga and music medicine, he’s at home in Montréal, Canada practicing the yoga of relationship with his wife of eleven years Debbie and their Boston Terrier Kingston.

Find out more: http://medicinepathhealingarts.com

Upcoming events (5)

Art of Yoga 4-Week Series

Saint Laurent Boulevard

Art of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice In this 4-week series, you'll learn a simple but powerful 20-minute yoga practice that integrates breath, movement and meditation. Over the course of the series we'll explore ways to adapt and expand on the root practice to serve your individual needs and goals. This series is for anyone who wants to empower themselves with a daily self-care ritual to reclaim and maintain optimal health and mental, emotion and spiritual well-being. **SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR YOGA TEACHERS & TEACHERS IN TRAINING** An introduction to the core principles of practice and sequencing as taught by the grandfather of modern yoga, Sri T Krishnamacharya, the root teacher of the teachers who developed Ashtanga Vinyasa, Iyengar Yoga, Flow Yoga and Yoga Therapy. These core principles will offer both teachers and home practitioners the ability to design vinyasa sequences that are safe, effective, creative and enjoyable. This 4-week series is a rare opportunity for in-depth practice with Brian James, who has studied extensively with senior teachers in the Krishnamacharya lineage and shares these teachings in a way that is creative, interactive and fun. Investment: $88-108 **Special discount for yoga teachers and teachers in training: $88 (until Feb 28) Register Here: Regular Rate: https://brianjames.as.me/artofyoga Teacher Discount: https://brianjames.as.me/artofyogateachers Dates: Monday March 11, 7-8:30pm Monday March 18, 7-8:30pm Monday March 25, 7-8:30pm Monday April 1, 7-8:30pm Location: Temple Mile End, Montréal (address provided at registration) About Brian James Brian James is a yoga teacher, musician, shamanic practitioner and transformational coach. He’s been exploring the medicine paths of yoga, music, psychology and shamanism for over 20 years. His approach is rooted in the belief that yoga and other shamanic practices are not about striving toward a physical or spiritual ideal, but rather, they involve a deeply personal process of embodied awakening to one’s own truth and potential — simply, a return to the natural state. Brian’s mission is to serve as a helpful friend and guide to others who are walking their own medicine path of healing, sharing what he’s learned on his own healing journey and offering compassionate, non-judgmental support and counsel when needed. Brian has travelled all over the world to study with master teachers in yoga, music and shamanism. He has extensive training in the therapeutic yoga tradition of Krishnamacharya/Desikachar, the counselling approaches of Hakomi and Body-Mind-Spirit Coaching, and is currently enrolled in the first Compassionate Inquiry certification program with renowned trauma and addiction specialist Gabor Maté. Since 2011, he has participated in dozens of plant medicine ceremonies in the Santo Daime, Shipibo and Ashaninkan traditions. Brian James is the author of a vinyasa yoga practice manual, Harmonic Movement, creator of numerous yoga practice resources and host of the Medicine Path Podcast. When he’s not out sharing yoga and music medicine, he’s at home in Montréal, Canada practicing the yoga of relationship with his wife of eleven years Debbie and their Boston Terrier Kingston.

Music Medicine Journey

Saint Laurent Boulevard

CA$30.00

Relax, restore and open to new insight and inspiration. Join Brian and Debbie for a restorative and transformative Music Medicine Journey that combines a gentle breath and movement practice, plant medicine tincture (optional) and shamanic sound journey. Lifelong musicians Brian James and Debbie Stapleton seamlessly blend mantras, vocal improvisation, overtone singing, South American Icaros, Tibetan bowls, Native American flute and other delights for a deeply immersive and transformative sonic meditation. These journeys are a wonderful way to relax and open to new insights and inspiration and a nice gentle way to connect (or reconnect) to the plant medicines. We hold a safe space that is inclusive to all people with the intention to support your personal growth and self exploration. Brian James: http://medicinepathhealingarts.com Debbie Stapleton: http://modern-mystic.com Location: Temple Mile End* Investment: $30 Register: https://modern-mystic.as.me/musicmedicine *The Temple is a beautiful private studio located in Mile End that is fully stocked with mats, cushions, bolsters and blankets. Feel free to bring any comfort or ritual items. The exact location will be provided when you register.

Art of Yoga 4-Week Series

Saint Laurent Boulevard

Art of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice In this 4-week series, you'll learn a simple but powerful 20-minute yoga practice that integrates breath, movement and meditation. Over the course of the series we'll explore ways to adapt and expand on the root practice to serve your individual needs and goals. This series is for anyone who wants to empower themselves with a daily self-care ritual to reclaim and maintain optimal health and mental, emotion and spiritual well-being. **SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR YOGA TEACHERS & TEACHERS IN TRAINING** An introduction to the core principles of practice and sequencing as taught by the grandfather of modern yoga, Sri T Krishnamacharya, the root teacher of the teachers who developed Ashtanga Vinyasa, Iyengar Yoga, Flow Yoga and Yoga Therapy. These core principles will offer both teachers and home practitioners the ability to design vinyasa sequences that are safe, effective, creative and enjoyable. This 4-week series is a rare opportunity for in-depth practice with Brian James, who has studied extensively with senior teachers in the Krishnamacharya lineage and shares these teachings in a way that is creative, interactive and fun. Investment: $88-108 **Special discount for yoga teachers and teachers in training: $88 (until Feb 28) Register Here: Regular Rate: https://brianjames.as.me/artofyoga Teacher Discount: https://brianjames.as.me/artofyogateachers Dates: Monday March 11, 7-8:30pm Monday March 18, 7-8:30pm Monday March 25, 7-8:30pm Monday April 1, 7-8:30pm Location: Temple Mile End, Montréal (address provided at registration) About Brian James Brian James is a yoga teacher, musician, shamanic practitioner and transformational coach. He’s been exploring the medicine paths of yoga, music, psychology and shamanism for over 20 years. His approach is rooted in the belief that yoga and other shamanic practices are not about striving toward a physical or spiritual ideal, but rather, they involve a deeply personal process of embodied awakening to one’s own truth and potential — simply, a return to the natural state. Brian’s mission is to serve as a helpful friend and guide to others who are walking their own medicine path of healing, sharing what he’s learned on his own healing journey and offering compassionate, non-judgmental support and counsel when needed. Brian has travelled all over the world to study with master teachers in yoga, music and shamanism. He has extensive training in the therapeutic yoga tradition of Krishnamacharya/Desikachar, the counselling approaches of Hakomi and Body-Mind-Spirit Coaching, and is currently enrolled in the first Compassionate Inquiry certification program with renowned trauma and addiction specialist Gabor Maté. Since 2011, he has participated in dozens of plant medicine ceremonies in the Santo Daime, Shipibo and Ashaninkan traditions. Brian James is the author of a vinyasa yoga practice manual, Harmonic Movement, creator of numerous yoga practice resources and host of the Medicine Path Podcast. When he’s not out sharing yoga and music medicine, he’s at home in Montréal, Canada practicing the yoga of relationship with his wife of eleven years Debbie and their Boston Terrier Kingston.

Art of Yoga 4-Week Series

Saint Laurent Boulevard

Art of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice In this 4-week series, you'll learn a simple but powerful 20-minute yoga practice that integrates breath, movement and meditation. Over the course of the series we'll explore ways to adapt and expand on the root practice to serve your individual needs and goals. This series is for anyone who wants to empower themselves with a daily self-care ritual to reclaim and maintain optimal health and mental, emotion and spiritual well-being. **SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR YOGA TEACHERS & TEACHERS IN TRAINING** An introduction to the core principles of practice and sequencing as taught by the grandfather of modern yoga, Sri T Krishnamacharya, the root teacher of the teachers who developed Ashtanga Vinyasa, Iyengar Yoga, Flow Yoga and Yoga Therapy. These core principles will offer both teachers and home practitioners the ability to design vinyasa sequences that are safe, effective, creative and enjoyable. This 4-week series is a rare opportunity for in-depth practice with Brian James, who has studied extensively with senior teachers in the Krishnamacharya lineage and shares these teachings in a way that is creative, interactive and fun. Investment: $88-108 **Special discount for yoga teachers and teachers in training: $88 (until Feb 28) Register Here: Regular Rate: https://brianjames.as.me/artofyoga Teacher Discount: https://brianjames.as.me/artofyogateachers Dates: Monday March 11, 7-8:30pm Monday March 18, 7-8:30pm Monday March 25, 7-8:30pm Monday April 1, 7-8:30pm Location: Temple Mile End, Montréal (address provided at registration) About Brian James Brian James is a yoga teacher, musician, shamanic practitioner and transformational coach. He’s been exploring the medicine paths of yoga, music, psychology and shamanism for over 20 years. His approach is rooted in the belief that yoga and other shamanic practices are not about striving toward a physical or spiritual ideal, but rather, they involve a deeply personal process of embodied awakening to one’s own truth and potential — simply, a return to the natural state. Brian’s mission is to serve as a helpful friend and guide to others who are walking their own medicine path of healing, sharing what he’s learned on his own healing journey and offering compassionate, non-judgmental support and counsel when needed. Brian has travelled all over the world to study with master teachers in yoga, music and shamanism. He has extensive training in the therapeutic yoga tradition of Krishnamacharya/Desikachar, the counselling approaches of Hakomi and Body-Mind-Spirit Coaching, and is currently enrolled in the first Compassionate Inquiry certification program with renowned trauma and addiction specialist Gabor Maté. Since 2011, he has participated in dozens of plant medicine ceremonies in the Santo Daime, Shipibo and Ashaninkan traditions. Brian James is the author of a vinyasa yoga practice manual, Harmonic Movement, creator of numerous yoga practice resources and host of the Medicine Path Podcast. When he’s not out sharing yoga and music medicine, he’s at home in Montréal, Canada practicing the yoga of relationship with his wife of eleven years Debbie and their Boston Terrier Kingston.

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Music Medicine Journey

Saint Laurent Boulevard

CA$30.00

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