Instructors

Meet our wonderful instructors!

Mariko

38705D8F-93CD-41EA-A25B-8752AD7CBBDE - Mariko Simmonds

What I teach: Kundalini, Hatha, Flow
Why I like yoga:  Yoga is a way to stay present with your breath and body allowing you to better deal with the lovely flow of life. I love yoga for its ability to help people connect with themselves and others in their community.
Find me herePrana yoga in Tsawwassen and Semperviva Yoga in Kitsilano

Ellen

IMG_3421 - Ellen KochWhat I teach: All kinds, especially Hatha, Power, and Restorative
Why I like yoga: Yoga gives us the opportunity to be attentive to our body and mind, and through a combination of mindful movement, and stillness, we are able to observe the feelings, sensations, and thoughts that we have from a new perspective. I love how refreshed, energized, and calm I feel after practicing yoga.
Find me hereBalance Yoga Studio: http://www.balanceam.com and http://www.ellenkochyoga.com

Joylyn

Joylyn_221 - Joylyn Secunda

What I teach: Vinyasa, Restorative
Why I like yoga: Yoga reminds me of who I am. The practice allows me to creatively explore my body, mind, and emotions. I emerge in a state of peacefulness and carry that energy forth into the world.
Find me hereYoga Spirit and Wellness: http://yogaspiritandwellness.com/

Henry

15329024087401749577896 - Henry JohnWhat I teach: My classes are strong but with an emphasis on safe alignment and mindful practice. I teach vinyasa, hatha and occasionally restorative yoga.
Why I like yoga: Discovering yoga saved me from a deep bout of depression and life-crisis. This practise has so much potential for healing, both for individuals and the world as a whole.
Find me here: https://m.facebook.com/Earth-Warrior-Yoga-336607203417399/ and Semperviva Yoga in Kitsilano.

Shayne

IMG_2337 - Shayne River Casey ShawWhat I teach: Hatha, Vinyasa
Why I like yoga: I have always been curious about the body, mind, spirit, and the interconnections between each of these entities; along with my academic pursuits in kinesiology and physical therapy, yoga has become another pathway for expressing this curiosity and learning more about the nature of human existence.

Find me here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaynecaseyshaw/

Melanie

_DSC0125 - Melanie CaronWhat I teach: Acroyoga, Hatha, Power, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative
Why I like yoga: I am a firm believer that movement is medicine, for the body and for the soul. Yoga, to me, means taking the time to connect the self with the soul through movement and breath.
Find me here: https://instagram.com/MoveWithMelSue. I sub at the Hive North Shore.

 

Loretta

IMG_8291 - Loretta SiuWhat I teach: Hatha, Vinyasa
Why I like yoga: In searching for my path, I realized that education, wellness, and community were reoccurring and guiding themes, all of which are encompassed in yoga. I strive to lead classes that I would want to experience – a safe and welcoming environment, room for introspection and exploration, and of course, the opportunity to play.
Find me here: https://www.instagram.com/lorettayoga and http://www.recreation.ubc.ca/mind-body.

Naomi

naomi_bio_pic - naomi gibbWhat I teach: Hatha, Kundalini, Shakti flow
Why I like yoga: Italigns me on body, mind and soul. I love the way it makes me feel and helps me to connect to a deep sense of inner peace.
Find me here: https://www.naomipremadevi.com

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