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What is Yang Family Tai Chi?

For thousands of years, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has included movement and mindfulness for maintaining optimal health and achieving high levels of vitality. These interventions, collectively called Qigong, combine dance-like or animal-inspired movements plus...

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Rosie Johnnie-Mills

Rosie is Haida and Khenipsen from the Pacific Coast. Completing her Hatha Yoga teacher training with Semperviva Yoga College was the beginning to lifelong learning. Rosie's classes are inclusive and encouraging suitable for all ability levels. Primary...

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Madelin Rocheleau

Madelin Rocheleau is an elementary school teacher from Victoria, BC and a certified yoga instructor. In addition to having her own classroom, she teaches kids yoga and mindfulness, kids dance and adult yoga at Esquimalt Parks and Recreation. She is also...

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Katie Thacker

I am a yoga teacher, plant eater and nature appreciator. Through my yoga teachings I strive to provide a balance of breath, fluid movement and alignment. I teach a strong style of vinyasa filled with creative sequencing, unique transitions and carefully...

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Brandon Sherbrook

Brandon is deeply passionate about supporting others to find a deeper sense of self confidence. He wants to lift you up physically and emotionally. Not only is he a strong and supportive base, his sassy sense of humour will keep you entertained in the...

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Tim Cyr

Tim Cyr, founder of The Do Less Project, yoga teacher (500hr YTT), meditation leader, Reiki Master, Yoga Nidra, Thai Head Massage, Japanese Stone Massage and Reflexology. Creating and leading workshops, retreats and classes in Restorative, Yin, Tensegrity,...

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Melanie Phillips

Melanie Phillips (BFA, E-RYT, CAS) Is a certified Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist with advanced training under the direction of Dr. Vasant Lad, one of the leading pioneers of Ayurvedic Medicine in North America. Having immersed herself in ashram living and...

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Gabriel Shaw

When it comes to movement practice, Gabe believes in methods that reflect our life principles. He believes that training ought to be light-hearted and sustainable. His mission is to bring people together on the path toward self-discovery through fulfilling...

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Kathryn Kusyszyn

Kathryn Kusyszyn completed her teacher training in Astanga Vinyasa and Flow yoga in 2001. Specializing in Yoga for Scoliosis, she regularly studies with Senior Instructor Elise Miller. Kathryn teaches with compassion and her classes emphasize the internal...

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Jen Craig-Evans

Jen Craig-Evans believes wholeheartedly in sharing the art of ‘getting out of your head, into your body and connected with your breath.’ After spending many years teaching scuba diving and focusing on a fluid breath underwater, she found yoga and has...

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Celebrating Community

This past Winter Solstice I taught a special yoga class at MOGA, one of the yoga studios I teach at in Kelowna, BC. The class was an all women’s Hatha Flow Yoga class with aromatherapy - we used Frankincense essential oil which is great for focus and meditation....

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Journey Into Self

As I lay in the bath in a solo retreat into myself, I begin to feel the sensations. The prickle of the almost-too-hot water, the buoyancy of the epsom salts and the softness of the oil I drizzled in last minute. I begin to feel the sensations of my body become more...

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Guy Friswell

Guy Friswell is a local instructor and graduate of the IAYT 500-hour teacher therapist training program, currently working to complete the full 800-hour yoga therapist designation. He has practised yoga regularly since 2003 and has been teaching since...

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Farah Nazarali

Farah Nazarali has been teaching yoga for over 10 years, and is known for her ability to communicate with clarity, confidence, and compassion. She completed Compassionate Communication Level I and is currently enrolled in the Conflict Resolution...

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Janelle Morrison

The first time I laid in savasana after a yoga class I thought, "WHOA! I need more of this in my life!" Previously I'd been a full time Ironman distance athlete, and after a near-fatal car crash came back to race again. It was all documented in a film...

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