Clearing the Path to Your Most Beautiful Life

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...
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...
Yoga is You: A Poem

Yoga is You: A Poem

Yoga is you. Yoga is your own sacred practice. Everything you experience within your yoga is your gift from the Universe. The intricate little thoughts that float through your mind. The gentle shaking you feel in your body as you balance in a posture. The intimate...
Practical Tips to Ground & Calm your Energy Before Teaching

Practical Tips to Ground & Calm your Energy Before Teaching

2019 will be my first year presenting as a yoga teacher at the Victoria Yoga Conference. I am beyond excited and honoured to be teaching alongside an incredible group of presenters, however I cannot deny the kaleidoscope of butterflies arising in my belly! It seems...
Fluid: A Yoga Journey

Fluid: A Yoga Journey

I still remember my very first yoga class. I heard that there were these classes you could go to where the room was really hot, it was a good workout, and I would get ripped super quick.  I thought – why not! I definitely loved a good workout. I grabbed a buddy and...
The Study of Yoga: Getting Close to the Source

The Study of Yoga: Getting Close to the Source

Most of us that practice yoga here in the west  have stumbled upon a Vinyasa Yoga class. For me, this practice is what got me hooked on yoga. The intricate sequences, those moments that your body and breath truly become one… the intelligent way of linking...
Kaitlin Armstrong

Kaitlin Armstrong

Kaitlin Armstrong is a Kinesiologist that loves to share her passion for FUNctional movement and as an anatomy geek, she is fascinated by the teachings of her body. She encourages her students to cultivate an intimate relationship with their unique physical landscape...
Tracey Noseworthy

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 philosophy and...
Breathing into Alignment

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...
Carly Greene Hill

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 creates avenues of...
Madelin Rocheleau

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 currently...
Katie Thacker

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 selected...
Brandon Sherbrook

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 toughest of...
Jen Craig-Evans

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 continued working...