Articles by Carolyne Taylor

Clearing the Path to Your Most Beautiful Life

Clearing the Path to Your Most Beautiful Life

Vision boards bring clarity and focus to your life paths. A guest blog post by Alex Van Tol It’s a new year, and you’ve been given the gift of many days stretching ahead of you, each one open and ready to be filled — ready for you to create the best possible life for...
Rachel Scott

Rachel Scott

We must bring love into everything that we touch. Register for Rachels's ClassesVisit Rachel's Website Why are you excited/happy/committed to sharing your wisdom at the 2020 Victoria Yoga Conference?Down to my toes, I believe that when a group of people come...
Farah Nazarali

Farah Nazarali

Love is the medicine our modern world needs Register for Farah's ClassesVisit Farah's Website Why are you excited/happy/committed to sharing your wisdom at the 2020 Victoria Yoga Conference?I’m committed to sharing the wisdom of yogic practices because...
Katie Thacker

Katie Thacker

the opposite of fear is love Register for Katie's ClassesVisit Katie's Website Why are you excited/happy/committed to sharing your wisdom at the 2020 Victoria Yoga Conference?The Victoria Yoga Conference is the one time of year that the west coast yoga...
My Elemental Journey

My Elemental Journey

The fellowship of the conference, the re-uniting with old friends and family, and the magic of Victoria’s sun, eagles, and hummingbirds beckoned to my heart as the sea breeze gently whispered, “rest child, you belong here”. Nina Zettl, Freedom From Within, Yoga, Reiki...
For the Love of Yoga

For the Love of Yoga

Crossing the portal into the VYC was a dream come true, a three-day adventure filled with expansive conversations, laughter and curiosity. – Stella Panagiotidis – 2019 VYC Ambassador – Vancouver Ten years ago Stella Panagiotidis sustained an injury...
Yoga and Community

Yoga and Community

Cassi Starc calls herself a Yoga Teacher (& Student!), Occupational Therapist, and Outdoor Enthusiast! Originally from Ontario, she moved to BC to live and play in the wilderness this amazing island has to offer.  She found yoga about a decade ago, but didn’t...
Community: A Fellowship with Others

Community: A Fellowship with Others

Livi De Rooy’s journey with yoga began at a young age when her mother sought out alternative health methods to lead her in meditation and breathing techniques she still holds dear in her practice today.  Livi opened Twisted Willow Studio in Port Alberni in 2014...
Teaching to special populations and why it is so rewarding

Teaching to special populations and why it is so rewarding

A guest blog post by Denise Darby, VYC Ambassador 2019 Have you every thought or heard someone say that they “aren’t flexible enough to do yoga”, “aren’t the yoga type”, or are “too old for yoga”? As a yoga instructor, I hear this all of the time. Don’t get me wrong,...
A Yoga Body

A Yoga Body

A guest blog post by Chantelle Shah-Poulin With a full breath into my being, I sit. A long Inhale, the spacious pause, a deeper exhale, a witness to the exchange of pure life force energy within me…..beautiful, powerful prana. Do I have a yoga body? Is this even...
Sanskrit Word of the Day – PURNA

Sanskrit Word of the Day – PURNA

This post originally appeared on  www.drishtipoint.ca Language is such an important part of the human experience. Carefully chosen words can inspire and elevate our mood and spirit. Poetry, novels, and books provide a portal into imaginary realms where anything is...
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...