Yoga Teacher - Pilates Teacher - Doula
Here are three things you should know about Andrée-Anne: 1) she loves to eat food that other people have prepared for her, 2) she loves to sing very loudly (but very badly) and 3) finding new ways to embarrass her children motivates her more than she cares to admit (see #2). It may also interest you to know that Andrée-Anne is a certified yoga and pilates teacher and doula. She is a Kripalu Hatha Yoga Teacher with specialisations in pre/postnatal yoga, power yoga, and therapeutic movement and she recently finished the Yoga Tune Up® Level 1 certification. She proudly holds degrees in Human Kinetics, Bioanthropology and Health Sciences as well as certificates in social work, ethics and law. She has taught yoga for over a decade and has worked as a professional birth assistant for the past 7 years helping women and their families achieve safe, satisfying births. As a former “lazy- grumpy-sick” person, she believes in empowering her students to take an active role in their health and wellbeing. Through her work as a yoga teacher, she seeks to bring mindfulness back into movement and hopes to help other find delight in the dynamic exploration of themselves. *** Voici trois choses à savoir sur Andrée-Anne: 1) elle aime manger des repas que d'autres lui ont préparé, 2) elle aime chanter très fort (mais très mal) et 3) trouver de nouvelles façons d'embarrasser ses enfants la motive plus qu'elle ne veut l'admettre (voir # 2). Cela peut aussi Vous serez peut-être aussi intéressé de savoir que Andrée-Anne est une enseignante certifiée en yoga et pilates ainsi qu’une accompagnante à la naissance. Elle est professeure de Yoga Hatha Kripalu avec des spécialisations en yoga pré / postnatal, power yoga, en mouvement thérapeutique et elle a récemment terminé la certification Yoga Tune Up® niveau 1. Elle détient fièrement des diplômes en sciences de l'activité physique, en bioanthropologie et en sciences de la santé ainsi que des certificats en travail social, en éthique et en droit. Elle enseigne le yoga à temps plein depuis plus de dix ans et travaille comme accompagnante à la naissance professionnelle depuis sept ans, aidant les femmes et leurs familles à vivre des grossesses et des naissances sécuritaires et satisfaisantes. En tant qu'ancienne "paresseuse-grincheuse-malade”, elle croit en l'importance d’encourager ses proches et ses étudiants à jouer un rôle actif dans leur santé et leur bien-être. Grâce à son travail en tant que professeur de yoga, elle cherche à ramener la pleine conscience dans le mouvement et espère aider les autres à trouver le plaisir dans l'exploration dynamique d'eux-mêmes.
Registered Yoga Instructor
Meet Carley! Mother, Wife,Yoga Practitioner and Instructor. Carley began practicing yoga in 2007, as a means to diversify her fitness routine. After initially practicing for physical transformation, she began to benefit from pranayama, meditation and other traditional yoga methods both on and off the mat. Yoga became a social culture and complete way of life. She gifted herself a Moon Child Mala after her first 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training, as a beautiful reminder of her intentions for her practice and teachings. When she’s not wearing them, they are displayed in her home yoga space and used to recite mantras. Today, as a Register Yoga Teacher, she can be found teaching classes in Barrhaven and Riverside South in styles of Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin and Prenatal. For her schedule and more, give a follow to @yogaflora
Yoga Instructor - Outdoor Enthusiast
Meghan is a Yoga Instructor and all-around outdoor enthusiast in the Ottawa, Ontario / Gatineau, Québec area. You can often find her facilitating Meditation and Yoga in studios, private sessions, and various other events around the area. When she's not practicing or helping connect others along their path, you can find her getting lost hiking or stand-up paddling in the trails and lakes of Gatineau Park. Through the third Niyama, Tapas (this consistent meeting on her mat every morning), she's finding a way to be more present, more loving, calmer, and more balanced. She hopes to share and facilitate in others all that she has and is continuing to learn and experience through this transformative union: yoga.
Registered Yoga Teacher - Mental Health Advocate - TEDx Speaker
CARIBBEAN BORN AND RAISED. TEACHING IN THE OTTAWA AREA. Kilee’s sequences are unique and uplifting, just as unique as her background. She grew up on the beautiful tiny island of Sint Maarten. Her Caribbean roots inspire her to create a class that is both welcoming and challenging (that caribbean heat) for each level. The use of visualizations of warm sandy beaches and clear blue skies are frequent, giving everyone a taste of the Caribbean life. With a love for passing on practical life tools, she often discusses pranayama techniques that can be utilized on and off the mat. With a passion for diversifying her sequences, diving into books and traveling the world. Kilee finds it important to continue improving and continuing education. With her newest venture in pursuing 800 Hour Yoga Therapy program and a recently certified as a Mental Health First Aid graduate. She teaches her students to engage all muscle groups including the brain, with long peaceful Savasanas. Join her at one of the many public classes and workshops she teaches weekly, city wide in Ottawa.
Registered Yoga Instructor
Brittany discovered yoga in 2016 as a way to reconnect with her body, breath and thoughts. Developing a deep love for both the meditative and physical aspects of yoga, she embarked on her journey into yoga teacher training. It ignited a spark to teach. Since then you can find her immersed in the yoga community, on and off her mat. Brittany is passionate about working with people, recognizing everyone is unique yet we all share in life and our paths are always intertwining. She is passionate about health and finding the balance of mind, body and spirit.
Future Yoga Instructor - Outdoor Lover
Erin is from Norfolk County, just short drive from Lake Erie and the beautiful beach at Long Point. She spends as much time as she can outdoors on her paddle board, camping, hiking, or just enjoying nature. ⠀ ⠀ Erin is a graduate of Niagara College in the Tourism Marketing and Business Development program and is always on a journey to continue learning. She is currently working to achieve her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training at Deva Tree School of Yoga in London Ontario and will graduate in June. She has been practicing yoga for about 7 years and couldn’t imagine life without it. Once she completes her Yoga Teacher Training she hopes to start teaching and sharing yoga with others so they can create their own opportunity to love and honour themselves!
Registered Yoga Teacher - Reiki Master Teacher
After practising yoga for a few years, Mercedes discovered its power in 2012 as a support to overcoming burnout and depression. Mercedes is a Yoga Alliance registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) who is passionate about empowering people to center, ground and heal, through mindful movement and breath. Her class styles include flow, hatha, power, yin and meditation, as well as chakra and reiki yoga. Her classes are influenced by her indigenous background and her keen interest in energy (i.e. chakra yoga and reiki yoga) and aromatherapy. She frequently uses chants, a native drum, a Tibetan bowl, or bells to support her students’ practice. Through yoga, Mercedes holds space for her students to tap into their personal power, helping them create harmony in mind, heart and body. Mercedes is also an Usui and Blue Star Reiki Master Teacher and a keeper of indigenous rites who carries this nurturing energy into her classes. Mercedes’ classes leave students feeling relaxed, energized and centered. *** Après quelques années de pratique, Mercedes a découvert le pouvoir transformateur du yoga en 2012 à titre de soutien au rétablissement d’un burnout et d’une dépression. Mercedes est une enseignante reconnue par la Yoga Alliance (RYT-200) et une maître Reiki Usui et Blue Star. Elle encourage ses clients et étudiants à se responsabiliser (empower oneself) à se centrer, à s’enraciner (ground) et à se rétablir (heal), par le mouvement et la respiration consciente et intentionnelle. Ses classes et ateliers sont influencés par son patrimoine autochtone et celte, ainsi que par son intérêt marqué pour le chakra yoga, le reiki yoga et l’aromathérapie. Elle emploie fréquemment un tambour autochtone, un bol Tibétain, ou des cloches pour soutenir la pratique de ses étudiants par le son. Par le biais du yoga, Mercedes maintient un espace sacré pour que ses étudiants puissent canaliser leur pouvoir personnel, les aidant ainsi à créer l’harmonie dans leur esprit, leur coeur et leur corps. Mercedes est aussi porteuse d’anciens rites autochtones, dont l’énergie chaleureuse transparaît dans son enseignement. Ses étudiants quittent avec le sentiment d’être énergisé, relaxé et centré.
Registered Yoga Teacher - Certified Mindfulness Teacher
Tesia rooted herself in her Yoga practice during her undergraduate's degree as a way to find relaxation from the stressful life transition. Her practice continued to flourish and within this journey, she developed a passion for meditation and energy work. She pursued her passion and studied Mindfulness-Based interventions and the use of meditation in a therapeutic setting during her Master's degree, and completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training course in 2017. Tesia is drawn to grounding Yin-style Yoga with an emphasis on energy, awareness, and healing.