Scott is a renowned yoga teacher and doctor of oriental medicine who approaches yoga as an evolving form and health maintenance system.
Pat sees the practice of yoga as an opportunity for physical, psychological, and spiritual inquiry. With compassion, generosity, and humour, she encourages students to maximize their potential.
Jesse Enright's teaching style combines deep breath work, powerful flowing movements and meticulous alignment with a fun and lighthearted approach. He emphasizes anatomical education to both empower and instill in students a love and respect for the amazing design of the human body.
In Christine's experience, yoga is immensely practical. She credits her yoga practice for flagging her priorities and keeping her (relatively) balanced and (relatively) sane in a world that often offers the opposite. As a mom of three amazing kids, Christine is continually impressed with how the complexities of 21st century parenting can be tempered and transformed through asana and breath.
Through the practice of mindfulness and meditation, Laurie teaches how to be aware and awake to the present moment, both on and off the mat. Being in touch with the present moment helps us see, understand, and embrace things as they are, freeing our minds and opening our hearts.
For Alix, yoga is the practice of living with awareness in the world. Drawing from an extensive background in the arts, she encourages her students to explore their own unique processes of self-discovery and self-expression.
Morgan's view is that yoga offers an invitation to explore, experience, and heal relationships with ourselves and with each other. Her classes are rooted in the joy of movement and in the mindful awareness of breath and alignment.
Lisa first discovered yoga by chance one crisp winter day on a stroll down Roncesvalles Avenue. After one class she was hooked and has never looked back.
Lisa began her yoga studies in 2002 at the Esther Myers Yoga Studio, while pregnant with her first child. Since then, yoga has taken on an increasingly prominent role in her life. She completed a two-year teacher training at the Esther Myers Yoga Studio, 300 hours of Advanced Teacher Training at Octopus Garden, and 40 hours of Restorative Yoga Teacher Training at Octopus Garden.
David Good believes yoga is a way to discover your hidden potential and find the truth of who you are, on and off the mat.
Elizabeth Harvey seeks through her teaching to cultivate yoga’s potential to promote psychic and bodily harmony.
In Stacey Hauserman’s classes, the physical practice of yoga provides an opportunity for students to experience subtle movement, awareness of their physical being and to touch inner stillness.
Jennifer discovered yoga as a dancer in her young twenties. At her very first yoga class, the experience resonated so deeply within that she knew then how meaningful and important yoga was going to become in her life.
After an injury ended Marshal’s martial arts practice, he sought a healing practice that would keep him strong, mobile, and active through the rest of his life. He found yoga.
Kim's passion in yoga lies in connecting with others, and sharing techniques that encourage physical and psychological growth and healing. Her goal is to promote self-discovery and spiritual development in a safe, caring, and creative space. To offer a warm and compassionate environment that allows for others to go deeper, and meet the experience of being fully alive.
Elisse Peltz was introduced to yoga in high school when she stumbled upon a yoga instruction manual in her parent’s library. Her experiences since then have only deepened her belief that yoga has the ability to strengthen, rejuvenate and heal the human spirit.
Erin realized yoga would be a big part of her life when she was studying for her Masters of Public Health in Health Promotion. Here, she began to explore the role that yoga can play in the recovery and healing process of people with addiction and mental health issues.
Matthew (RYT, YT, AHEadv) has been meditating since 1998, and practicing the bodily meditation of asana since 2002. His most intensive period of postural study was with Kim Schwartz, a student of Ramanand Patel.
Yoga's ability to challenge the outer form and transform the inner, while expanding and evolving life and relationships, drew Rose into the practice and continues to inspire her today.
John stumbled into yoga in the late nineties when he finally lifted his head out of all the eastern philosophy books he’d been reading for years. A dedicated teacher and student, he skilfully balances serious inquiry with a joy for practice.
Bryonie Wise’s teachings are rooted in the belief that when we come from a place of love, anything is possible.