Yoga Vidya relocated to Mahone Bay Centre




Yoga Vidya is a private boutique studio dedicated to the teachings of BKS Iyengar. Run by certified Iyengar yoga teacher, Lisa Lelliott, it is the only studio of its kind ​on the South Shore​.

Lisa has been a dedicated student and practitioner of Iyengar yoga since the early 90’s, and has been teaching for 18 yrs.  She has studied with BKS Iyengar and his family numerous times in Pune, India, a​nd​ in North America. She studies on an ongoing basis with senior teachers in the Iyengar tradition, such as ​Marlene Mawhinney, Patricia Walden, ​Jawahar Bangera​, Mira Mehta, and many others. She is actively involved in developing the Iyengar yoga community in the Maritimes.


Monday, 4 pm Restorative 6 pm Level 1

Tuesday, 12 Noon Foundations 6 pm Level 2 and up ( class is full )

Wednesday, 10:30 am Level 1 & 2 6 pm Foundations

Weekend workshops and mini-workshops are also on the autumn schedule.  Private sessions are available upon request. 

For more information, please go to www.yogavidya.ca​ or text 902.398.1964




dragonfly release

Dragonfly in the Bay?



Who are we?

Dragonfly Release provides a range of holistic therapies and tailored retreats, including massage, Reiki and creative activities and workshops.  Our aim is to help you restore and maintain your body’s natural balance, enabling your mind and body to heal themselves.  Dragonfly Release is located in Mahone Bay, following our move from St Margaret’s Bay, Nova Scotia to be closer to family here.

 What does Dragonfly offer?

Come and visit us at our website:            www.dragonflyrelease.com,

Facebook –                                                    Dragonfly Release

Phone:                                                           9024715059

Email:                                                            jeff@dragonflyrelease.com

While at our site, you can also learn a little more about us….

 So, where are we, exactly?

Being a Community focused practice, where better than in the Mahone Bay Centre!!

Room 305, 45 School Street, Mahone Bay, NS, B0J 2E0.

Easy access via the parking lot at the back of the Centre!

Services Available 

Massage is just one of the many options we offer at Dragonfly!!

Reflexology, Reiki, Jade Stone Therapeutic Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Cupping, Trigger Point and Myofascial Release Therapies are all available.

Some of these may not be endorsed by your insurance policy and therefore be invalid for claim purposes!!!

 How can you make an appointment?

To make it easier and avoid the frustration of missed calls, we provide the option of On-line Booking, directly from our website using https://app.shedul.com/online_bookings/49690/link


You can still call (902 471 5059) or email (jeff@dragonflyrelease.com ) though!

 When are we available?

Monday1000-700, Tuesday 1000-330, Friday 1000-600,

Saturday (alternate weekends) 1000-330.

Special arrangements may be made for other days and evenings.

Direct Billing for Your Massage?

Yes!  We offer this facility for those wishing to claim through their insurance.

Please check your policy or contact us beforehand to ensure whether a medical referral is required and to confirm whether Direct Billing is accessible?

Insurance Companies Associated With Dragonfly

The TELUS Health eClaims Portal allows for immediate confirmation of the insurance company’s response, which we use to secure a pre determination of your claim status.

The following companies are just a few of those using TELUS for Direct Billing:

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DesJardinsManulife   Sun Life



In addition, Direct Billing through Medavie BlueCross Blue Cross


 Training Courses and Workshops  

Reiki (Levels 1 to 3 (Master)), Grounding Techniques, Occupational Health and Safety for Healthcare Professionals…our suite of courses are currently expanding!  Mail us for details or, if you wish, we can come along and do a presentation?

We are here to serve the Mahone Bay Community and its neighbours.  Our goal is to help you achieve your wellness goals, tailoring our wide range of services to suit your needs.

The choice of selecting a healthcare provider is always yours, it’s your body!!  Maybe it’s time to listen to your body’s needs??


Jeff Phillips

Registered Massage Therapist, Reflexologist, Reiki Master/Teacher