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How to Fall in Love with Winter: Seasonal Self-Care

As I sit next to the fireplace writing, the rain is pouring down outside and the sky is gloomy & dark, and there was a 2hr power outage earlier this morning (a somewhat regular occurrence here in Tofino). I’m bundled in blankets, drinking hot coffee and wish I could...

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Tracey Noseworthy

Tracey began her journey fuelled by the inspiration of Shiva Rea twelve years ago, and has since studied with many teachers around the world dedicated to the practice and sharing of yoga as a way of life. Tracey’s teachings blend the traditional Eastern...

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Kristine Salmon

Kristine is a long time anatomy teacher and enthusiastic presenter. Her teaching method attempts to cater to all learning styles, including lecture, visual displays, interactive anatomy and movements as well as team based learning. She has practiced and...

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Breathing into Alignment

Is there such a thing as an ideal yoga posture? Is there a perfect side bend? Is there a gold standard forward fold? After a couple decades of practicing and studying many different approaches to modern postural yoga, I’ve heard and read many opinions – even competing...

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Secure Attachment: What It Looks Like

Many of us haven’t had enough experience with secure attachment in relationships, so even though we might be clear on our attachment wounds, it’s difficult to envision, trust or embody something more ideal. I believe it’s important to have a clear model to work...

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Candace McKim

Candace McKim, Author of Yogini’s Guide - Intuition Is A Choice and Yogini’s Guide to Intuition Oracle Cards, Intuitive Coach, Seminar/Retreat/Training/Mentorship Facilitator and Speaker. Candace combines the wisdom and benefits of Intuition, Yoga, Chakras...

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Andrea Dershin

Andrea Dershin is the founder and creative behind Good Life Juice – Vancouver Island’s original cold pressed juice company. Andrea’s mission is to convert her community into a tribe of health junkies, support them on their journey, and geek out on...

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Siri Amir Kaur

Siri Amir Kaur, Alanda Carver, is a yogi, meditator, and homeopathic healthcare provider. She is dedicated to her passion of teaching kundalini yoga and meditation, while practicing yoga in all aspects of life. She believes meditation is a key principle of...

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Carly Greene Hill

Her yoga classes are a lot like her hair: ever-changing, colourful and full of joy. Meet Carly Greene Hill. She’s a yoga teacher, poet and spoken word artist here in Victoria, BC. Often found with a cappuccino in one hand and pen in the other, Carly...

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Are You Really Doing Yoga?

My first foray into yoga was unintentional. I had a dance injury but still wanted to move my body while I recovered. I quickly became more interested in the connection between one’s mind and yoga, even more so than the physical aspect of the practice. I recognized at...

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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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