Teacher Feature: Annette Wertman

1392453_507873582642631_260968125_nTeacher Feature: Annette Wertman

Find Annette teaching Chair Yoga Dance on Sunday February 7th in the Community Yoga Gardens.

What or who inspires you? The older adult yoga students that come to my classes.

Do you have a personal philosophy you live by? Spread Kindness

Many people choose a word for their year. Do you have a word for 2016? Hope

Do you have any healthy eating secrets? Lots of raw veggies

What is your guilty pleasure? Hagen Daas ice cream

How did you begin to practice yoga? Back in 2007, my son suggested I try YOGA…the rest is history!

What do you like most about the Victoria Yoga Conference? I get to take the ferry to come. I love those BC ferries.


Annette Wertman is a certified yoga instructor and registered music therapist. She recently received an M.A. in Gerontology from Simon Fraser University. Annette teaches Chair Yoga at community centres, senior residences and privately. Annette has presented workshops at the Vancouver and Toronto Yoga Show, the Canadian Association of Gerontology, the International Council on Active Aging, the Council of Senior Citizen’s Organizations of BC and the BC Recreation and Parks Board. She also teaches a 35hr. certified Chair Yoga Teacher Training through Semperviva Yoga School in Vancouver.