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Jennifer discovered yoga as a child one rainy summer on Vancouver Island and it has been a calming, constant presence in her life ever since. Jennifer fulfilled her dream of becoming a yoga teacher in June 2013 when she completed her RYT200 training with Daniel Clement of Open Source Yoga. Since receiving her certification, she has also completed training in Pre/Post-Natal yoga and Yoga for Trauma & Self-Regulation (Off the Mat and Into the World program). Jennifer’s teaching experience includes a wide variety of hatha yoga classes ranging from kids’ yoga to seniors’ chair yoga and from beginners’ yoga to moderate flow yoga. Jennifer loves being able to share the joys of practice with others and she truly believes that there is a way for everyone to participate in some form of yoga. Working with groups and individuals to discover their own personal paths to wellness is a ongoing source of fulfillment in Jennifer’s life. She strives to teach yoga as she approaches everything in her life – with authenticity, respect for all, and always from the heart.
Sue, with her husband and two sons relocated to Vernon from Edmonton in 2012 to fulfill a dream-to live in the Okanagan! Sue brings with her experience and a love for teaching yoga and fitness classes. She is known for creating an environment that is safe, welcoming and supportive.
Sue’s background is in education. She has bachelor’s degrees in Education and Physical Education and believes that as much as she is sometimes “teacher”, she is always “learner”. Sue has many years of experience in yoga and sport and feels that
through practicing yoga she is much more able to achieve a healthy overall balance physically, mentally, and emotionally. Finding the right balance is an on-going and ever-changing quest, as we all know! She has found that the self-awareness one uncovers through the regular practice of yoga, can lead to a deeper sense of confidence in knowing when to move, and when to be still; when to push limits, and when to back off.
Sue has completed a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) certification as recognized by the Yoga Alliance, and continues to seek out opportunities to improve and expand her ability to teach and explore the many benefits of yoga.
Alana’s passion for yoga sprouted when she became a new Mom and experienced first-hand how a consistent practice could strengthen and open the body while reducing stress and anxiety. Her day-to-day life as a Mom, and as a being in this world, became imbued with greater joyfulness, awareness and patience. Hoping to share these gifts with others, she completed her yoga teacher training (RYT200) in 2013 with Dan Clement of Open Source Yoga. She invites you to experience the many joys of yoga in an inclusive, nurturing and positive environment.