Teacher Feature: Ryan Leier

389ddc7b-b528-43d8-8eb4-81293d899586What or who inspires you? My daughter Kiyah inspires me. Positive, truthful, real, and passionate folks inspire me.

Do you have a personal philosophy you live by? My personal philosophy is I work on living by is to be grateful to be kind, and to remember to always be kind!


What is one book have you read over and over again? The Yoga Makaranda.


What is your favourite quote? My favourite quote today is, “Better to live one day as a lion than a thousand days as a sheep.


Many people choose a word for their year.  Do you have a word for 2016? My word for 2016 is Practice.


What is your favourite song to practice yoga to? My favourite song today is All Along the Watchtower, Jimi Hendrix’s version.

What advice would you give your younger self?
My advice for my younger self is “be yourself!”.


What do you like most about the Victoria Yoga Conference? What I like most about the Victoria Yoga Conference is the people.  The people who it attracts and the people who created it!

59614524-c5d0-497d-9b72-1c76913d1982Passionate 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 around the world. With a distinct expression of ancient traditions that touches his students’ hearts, Ryan’s commitment to honouring his teachers leads him to be equally devoted to continuing his studies as to teaching. Find Ryan at the 2016 Victoria Yoga Conference speaking at the Illuminations Event and teaching three classes Vinyasa Yoga, Arm Balances and A-Lion Yourself.