Teacher Feature: Jacqueline Quinless
Do you have a personal philosophy you live by? Travel the world, expand your mind, love ferociously and support the world in developing self aware and compassionate people
Many people choose a word for their year. Do you have a word for 2016? Inspiration
What is your favourite quote? Wherever you are and whatever you do be in love — rumi
What is your morning ritual? Light the bedroom candle, move slowly, drink warm lemon-ginger water, have a short seated meditation and then tell myself one new thing that I am grateful for.
What do you like most about the Victoria Yoga Conference? It is a shared space that connects people in very deep authentic ways. It reminds me to feel and experience other people’s humanity.
Jacqueline Quinless is trained in Yoga Therapy from Ajna Yoga Centre as well as Zen meditation practices based in the teachings of global spiritual leader Thich Nhat Hanh through the Gross National Happiness Center in Bhutan. Jacqueline is an Anglo-Indian woman whose yoga practice and spiritual philosophies are inspired by her professional work with Indigenous people, her children and the strong connection she has to her Indian family and culture. She is the founder of Mind in Motion: The West Coast Children’s Yoga and Mindfulness program that has been designed from a holistic approach to enhance children’s physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. Jacqueline loves travelling and meeting people from all walks of life!