L’Arche Antigonish Blog

Cooking & Community with Covenant House and L’Arche Antigonish

Cooking & Community with Covenant House and L’Arche Antigonish

L’Arche is a place where everyone takes part in creating a community for all. Covenant House, is one of five L’Arche homes in Antigonish, Nova Scotia where people with and without intellectual disabilities share life together. In 1964, Canadian Jean Vanier invited two...

Yoga for Stress Reduction Demonstrated by Lisa Leuschner

Yoga for Stress Reduction Demonstrated by Lisa Leuschner

At L’Arche Antigonish we believe in self-care and taking the time to check in with our body and mind. This helps us with digestion, sleep, well-being, and stress reduction. We all have stress in our lives, but how can we take a few minutes to honour ourselves, breath and connect?

The Karma Yoga Initiaitve: Everyone Deserves Yoga!

The Karma Yoga Initiaitve: Everyone Deserves Yoga!

When Development Coordinator, Cara Jones, began sharing her yoga teaching with the L’Arche Community she noticed how committed core member, Lisa Leuschner, was to her practice. One of the core values of L’Arche is “partnership” and Cara saw an opportunity to ask Lisa...