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 focus in all of Rosie’s classes is tuning into breath. By following breath we are shown the way to deep relaxation and comfort. Rosie is continuing her learning with the National and international teaching staff at Semperviva and is now certified to teach Restorative Yoga as well as Hatha Yoga.

View Rosie’s workshops for the 2018 Victoria Yoga Conference

I was born and raised on Vancouver island. I love yoga. I love #VYC2018 because it’s the first yoga conference I’ve ever been to. Victoria Yoga Conference 2018 will always have a warm place in my heart.

– Rosie Johnnie-Mills –

What do you do to spur creativity? I stay ready, keeping my space, yoga mat, paint brushes and pottery wheel clean and open allows creativity to flow and land anytime.

Do you have any healthy eating secrets? My healthy eating secrets are: no gluten, no dairy, no dyes, only wild meat & fish, lots of veggies only complex carbs. Basically finding the equivalent to my ancestral diet. I eat to support my genetics.

Describe your personal yoga practice. I am a firm believer that we think differently everyday, we eat slightly different meals daily, we see different things moment by moment, therefore we are growing moment by moment. My personal Yoga practice is lead first and foremost by my body’s comfort. I relearn my body everytime I touch the mat. My personal Yoga practice is a constant learning and relearning my bodies abilities, challenges and limitations.

What inspires you? My ancestors inspire me.

Many people choose a word for their year.  Do you have a word for 2018? My words for 2018 are in Haida ” Kang̱a Yúwan “Translation- “dream big”