Articles by Carolyne Taylor

Christine Price-Clark

Christine Price-Clark

Mother, teacher, and mentor, Christine has been teaching for 13+ years; a journey that began in New York and landed her (back) in Vancouver in 2006. Her classes reflect a passion and respect for both rhythmic, fluid movement, and strong, focused attention. Pairing...
Ryan Leier

Ryan Leier

A favourite in Victoria and at the Victoria Yoga Conference, Ryan Leier joins us once again.  Passionate and inspirational, Ryan Leier brings a creative energy to every class he teaches; whether in his own One Yoga studios or as an ambassador of yoga to communities...
Belonging

Belonging

The definition of “Belongingness” is “the human emotional need to be an accepted member of a group. People tend to have an ‘inherent’ desire to belong and be an important part of something greater than themselves”. I “belonged” to a fitness club for 8...
That Time I Died Online

That Time I Died Online

More and more I find that the lines between the real world and the online world are becoming blurred or nonexistent. Now I don’t mean I’m beginning to see the world as streams of falling lines of code, like in the movie The Matrix, but my perspective on what is real...
Goal Setting and Exercise

Goal Setting and Exercise

Cory Sterling is a corporate lawyer and the founder of Yoga Law and Conscious Counsel, practicing law in Vancouver, BC. His unique approach to serving and educating clients is unprecedented in the legal world. Cory has been enjoying yoga since 2012 and attributes his...
Teacher Feature: Cory Sterling

Teacher Feature: Cory Sterling

Cory is teaching two classes at the 2017 Victoria Yoga Conference. Do you have a personal philosophy you live by?  If it’s not fun, why do it? What is your evening ritual?  Reflect on my day and think, ‘if this was the last day I ever lived, would I be...
Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List

This is a great summer reading list compiled by Anna Laurita, alumni VYC Teacher from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  Anna runs a beautiful studio Davannayoga. Yoga and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Guide to Finding Joy in Unexpected Places by Sam Chase by New Harbinger...
Breath: A Secret Super Power

Breath: A Secret Super Power

Guest post by VYC Ambassador Mandi Mack Take a moment right now, and pay attention to your breath. When was the last time you acknowledged you were breathing? How does your breath feel? It’s subtle, so you may have to really focus. How deep is your breath? Is your...

New Year Intention: No Fear

Guest Post by VYC 2015 Ambassador Kim Olmstead The new year is a time where we make resolutions and promises to ourselves. The reality is that many of us break these promises. If you pay attention to astrology, it indicates that this January is an intense period of...

Sandra Sammartino – interview with It’s All Yoga, Baby

This is the first in a series of interviews with faculty at the 2015 Victoria Yoga Conference, Jan 30 – Feb 1 in Victoria, BC, Canada. For the full line-up and schedule of the conference, visit victoriayogaconference.com. Originally posted on It’s All Yoga,...

5 Tips for Thriving at your First Yoga Conference

Guest Post by Tamara Lee, 2015 VYC Ambassador Last year I attended the Victoria Yoga Conference for the first time and it was a wonderful whirlwind of a day. Naturally, excitement got the best of me. As I reflect on the experience there are a few things I could have...

Colour Matters

Guest Post by Keely Fandrick, 2015 VYC Ambassador My role as an Ambassador for the Victoria Yoga Conference, which takes place January 30 to February 1, has given me space to explore and network within different styles of yoga on and off the mat. I’m thrilled to be...

The Optimists Creed

The Optimists Creed by Christian D Larson (1912) can serve as a daily reminder and inspiration to all. Promise Yourself To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your...
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