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Veronika Lelyavko

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What should students expect from your class?

Expect to drop into the present moment, settle the mind and connect with yourself through movement, challenge and play.

About Me

As a former figure skater, I cannot imagine my life without movement. The gateway to yoga for me was through hot and power yoga. 15 years of practice and 500 hours of teacher training later, what I love about yoga is that it’s a life-long pursuit and is complimentary to all the activities I get up to. I offer a fiery, alignment-focused practice that melts into a mindful and heart-felt conclusion. I have learned from teachers in Montreal and Vancouver where I studied from Danielle Mika Nagel, Christine Selda and Jasmina Egeler.

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What should students expect from your class?

Expect to drop into the present moment, settle the mind and connect with yourself through movement, challenge and play.

About Me

As a former figure skater, I cannot imagine my life without movement. The gateway to yoga for me was through hot and power yoga. 15 years of practice and 500 hours of teacher training later, what I love about yoga is that it’s a life-long pursuit and is complimentary to all the activities I get up to. I offer a fiery, alignment-focused practice that melts into a mindful and heart-felt conclusion. I have learned from teachers in Montreal and Vancouver where I studied from Danielle Mika Nagel, Christine Selda and Jasmina Egeler.

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Anna Oldfield

Studio

Classes

What should students expect from your class?

A stronger and kinder connection to themselves.

About Me

As a yoga teacher and a nature lover, my hope is to help guide you through breath to a deeper inner awareness. I have been practicing yoga for over two decades and have been teaching since 2009. During that time I have taught public classes at Yyoga, facilitated workshops, hosted local/international retreats and been a Lululemon Ambassador.

Most recently I completed my 300hr Vinyasa training with Clara Roberts-Oss. Throughout the years I have trained and practiced with a wide range of local and international teachers. As a student I have deep gratitude for all of my teachers including Patrick Creelman, Ana Forest, Kristin Campbell, Baron Baptiste to name a few.

I currently teach flow/vinyasa public yoga classes at Highgate Yyoga. I am also trained to teach Hot, Restorative, Power and Hatha Yoga.

What should students expect from your class?

A stronger and kinder connection to themselves.

About Me

As a yoga teacher and a nature lover, my hope is to help guide you through breath to a deeper inner awareness. I have been practicing yoga for over two decades and have been teaching since 2009. During that time I have taught public classes at Yyoga, facilitated workshops, hosted local/international retreats and been a Lululemon Ambassador.

Most recently I completed my 300hr Vinyasa training with Clara Roberts-Oss. Throughout the years I have trained and practiced with a wide range of local and international teachers. As a student I have deep gratitude for all of my teachers including Patrick Creelman, Ana Forest, Kristin Campbell, Baron Baptiste to name a few.

I currently teach flow/vinyasa public yoga classes at Highgate Yyoga. I am also trained to teach Hot, Restorative, Power and Hatha Yoga.

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Martina Carstairs

Studio

Classes

What should students expect from your class?

Expect familiar tunes remixed to a new beat that will have you riding the lyrical wave through your practice.

About Me

The body holds a story that is told through movement. Moving mindfully with awareness and intention can change the way we look and feel. It can change our story. Drawing from a lifetime of movement each class is a culmination of my work. My feel good fun classes will challenge you at your level in a safe and supported environment through mindful movement patterns that will leave you feeling strong beyond your mat.

Teacher Martina Carstairs B&W

What should students expect from your class?

Expect familiar tunes remixed to a new beat that will have you riding the lyrical wave through your practice.

About Me

The body holds a story that is told through movement. Moving mindfully with awareness and intention can change the way we look and feel. It can change our story. Drawing from a lifetime of movement each class is a culmination of my work. My feel good fun classes will challenge you at your level in a safe and supported environment through mindful movement patterns that will leave you feeling strong beyond your mat.

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Amanda Gutmanis

Studio

Classes

What should students expect from your class?

A chance to land, however this day finds you, to breathe on purpose, and to be both challenged and grounded.

About Me

Yoga drew me in like nothing else had before. The practice connected me to myself on so many levels; I was able to tap into a new depth of subtlety – in mind, body, and breath. The physical challenge of the practice provided enough intensity to require presence, and the skillful way that my teachers were able to hold space created a collective energy that added a communal dimension to our individual explorations, efforts, and internal reckonings. It was playfulness, reverence, and discipline in just the right mix. Something clicked. I took my foundational 200 hour teacher training in 2009, and in 2014 completed my 300 hour advanced teacher training with Christine Price Clark, as well as my Yoga Outreach Trauma Sensitive Training. I explored meditation through vipassana and teachers like Rod Stryker and Adyashanti, the philosophical lineage of yoga through my studies at Simon Fraser University, bio-mechanical awareness and creative sequencing through Clara Roberts-Oss and Schuyler Grant, and the reminder via teachers like Sjanie McInnis that the integrity called for in the inner dimensions of practice is intimately linked to our outer actions, and social justice. Yoga, a perpetual invitation to make myself available to the moment. This one.

Facebook: Amanda Gutmanis Yoga

Instagram: @amanda_marita

Teacher Amanda Gutmanis B&W

What should students expect from your class?

A chance to land, however this day finds you, to breathe on purpose, and to be both challenged and grounded.

About Me

Yoga drew me in like nothing else had before. The practice connected me to myself on so many levels; I was able to tap into a new depth of subtlety – in mind, body, and breath. The physical challenge of the practice provided enough intensity to require presence, and the skillful way that my teachers were able to hold space created a collective energy that added a communal dimension to our individual explorations, efforts, and internal reckonings. It was playfulness, reverence, and discipline in just the right mix. Something clicked. I took my foundational 200 hour teacher training in 2009, and in 2014 completed my 300 hour advanced teacher training with Christine Price Clark, as well as my Yoga Outreach Trauma Sensitive Training. I explored meditation through vipassana and teachers like Rod Stryker and Adyashanti, the philosophical lineage of yoga through my studies at Simon Fraser University, bio-mechanical awareness and creative sequencing through Clara Roberts-Oss and Schuyler Grant, and the reminder via teachers like Sjanie McInnis that the integrity called for in the inner dimensions of practice is intimately linked to our outer actions, and social justice. Yoga, a perpetual invitation to make myself available to the moment. This one.

Facebook: Amanda Gutmanis Yoga

Instagram: @amanda_marita

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Victoria Goldner

Studio

Classes

What should students expect from your class?

They can expect a calm yet challenging class, with concise and clear cuing.

About Me

I started out in the fitness industry as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. A friend introduced me to hot yoga, and I was hooked!

I love the discipline that the heat and challenging sequencing require, plus the detoxifying and cleansing effects are an added bonus.

I also teach Pilates and Barre classes. As a child dancer and gymnast, I have always enjoyed the mind-body connection and bring a lot of the same principles to these formats as well. I like to keep my classes innovative and especially challenging, yet always offer options and modifications so everyone can have fun and get a great workout!

Teacher Victoria Goldener B&W

What should students expect from your class?

They can expect a calm yet challenging class, with concise and clear cuing.

About Me

I started out in the fitness industry as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. A friend introduced me to hot yoga, and I was hooked!

I love the discipline that the heat and challenging sequencing require, plus the detoxifying and cleansing effects are an added bonus.

I also teach Pilates and Barre classes. As a child dancer and gymnast, I have always enjoyed the mind-body connection and bring a lot of the same principles to these formats as well. I like to keep my classes innovative and especially challenging, yet always offer options and modifications so everyone can have fun and get a great workout!

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Anna Gouin

Studio

Classes

What should students expect from your class?

To be challenged, reflective and come away feeling centred.

About Me

I source inspiration from a place of humbled curiosity, having bared witness to the way my own practice has evolved over time. I seek to offer classes that are alignment focused, challenging, and accessible to all body types and levels of flexibility. My classes are artfully accompanied by playlists I construct to help students fall into a deeper connection with their own body, so we are able to drop out of the mind to find the integral link between breath and movement.

Instagram: @annagouin

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Teacher Anna Gouin B&W

What should students expect from your class?

To be challenged, reflective and come away feeling centred.

About Me

I source inspiration from a place of humbled curiosity, having bared witness to the way my own practice has evolved over time. I seek to offer classes that are alignment focused, challenging, and accessible to all body types and levels of flexibility. My classes are artfully accompanied by playlists I construct to help students fall into a deeper connection with their own body, so we are able to drop out of the mind to find the integral link between breath and movement.

Instagram: @annagouin

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Blythe Hubbard

Studio

Classes

What should students expect from your class?

My intention is to create a safe and inviting space where we can explore the relationships between breath, movement & meditation.

About Me

I began teaching in 2016. In 2020 I became certified in Yin and completed a 200 HR Meditation program. I am passionate about understanding the nervous system and how we as humans have the ability to regulate our emotional experience. I believe that our bodies are always speaking to us and through breath, movement and meditation we can more readily tap into our inner world and learn to give ourselves what we truly need to heal so we can live a balanced life. Yoga has been an incredible practice for me on my journey and it has been a strong anchor during turbulent times. I also offer sound healing through song and crystal bowls.

I look forward to seeing you on the mat!

“Be Here Now” – Ram Dass

Teacher Blythe Hubbard B&W

What should students expect from your class?

My intention is to create a safe and inviting space where we can explore the relationships between breath, movement & meditation.

About Me

I began teaching in 2016. In 2020 I became certified in Yin and completed a 200 HR Meditation program. I am passionate about understanding the nervous system and how we as humans have the ability to regulate our emotional experience. I believe that our bodies are always speaking to us and through breath, movement and meditation we can more readily tap into our inner world and learn to give ourselves what we truly need to heal so we can live a balanced life. Yoga has been an incredible practice for me on my journey and it has been a strong anchor during turbulent times. I also offer sound healing through song and crystal bowls.

I look forward to seeing you on the mat!

“Be Here Now” – Ram Dass

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Maeve Jones

Studio

Classes

What should students expect from your class?

Clarity, presence and truth. This is your time to spend together with yourself. Let yourself be loved by the light of your own intention and attention.

About Me

Everything exists in the present moment. This is where consciousness reveals and unfolds on itself. Nature shows us how. I’m a Play Artist who uses nature and body to experience life consciously. I’m here to be present with you and to experience each moment in its rich unfolding. I facilitate this kind of awareness through movement, play, lived experience and personal inquiry. My core values are wholeness, clarity, and truth. I’ve been teaching yoga full-time since 2014, and I’m a talk therapist on the side. It’s my pleasure to connect you with the part of you that is radiant and loved. Join me to experience grounding, play, lightness, and a hearty amount of sweat.

Facebook: Maeve Jones Yoga

Instagram: @maeveofmagic

Teacher Maeve Jones B&W

What should students expect from your class?

Clarity, presence and truth. This is your time to spend together with yourself. Let yourself be loved by the light of your own intention and attention.

About Me

Everything exists in the present moment. This is where consciousness reveals and unfolds on itself. Nature shows us how. I’m a Play Artist who uses nature and body to experience life consciously. I’m here to be present with you and to experience each moment in its rich unfolding. I facilitate this kind of awareness through movement, play, lived experience and personal inquiry. My core values are wholeness, clarity, and truth. I’ve been teaching yoga full-time since 2014, and I’m a talk therapist on the side. It’s my pleasure to connect you with the part of you that is radiant and loved. Join me to experience grounding, play, lightness, and a hearty amount of sweat.

Facebook: Maeve Jones Yoga

Instagram: @maeveofmagic

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Mercedes Sanchez Garcia

Studio

Classes

What should students expect from your class?

Great energy and versatile routines adapting to all levels.

About Me

I have been teaching classes for 25 years, after being a Fitness/Dance instructor for more than 10 years, I started practicing Yoga & Pilates, In a way I wanted to find balance in my body and mind. I am an eternal student. I love taking new courses and learning new things. Mixing Yoga/Pilates/Fitness/Dance makes my life full of excitement. I love different aspects of movement and I get inspired by mixing all my discoveries through my journey. I hope you get inspired too!

Facebook: Mercevida

Teacher Mercedes Sanchez B&W

What should students expect from your class?

Great energy and versatile routines adapting to all levels.

About Me

I have been teaching classes for 25 years, after being a Fitness/Dance instructor for more than 10 years, I started practicing Yoga & Pilates, In a way I wanted to find balance in my body and mind. I am an eternal student. I love taking new courses and learning new things. Mixing Yoga/Pilates/Fitness/Dance makes my life full of excitement. I love different aspects of movement and I get inspired by mixing all my discoveries through my journey. I hope you get inspired too!

Facebook: Mercevida

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Angela Rinaldis

Studio

Classes

What should students expect from your class?

A full body powerful challenge that will leave you feeling energized and inspired.

About Me

I starting teaching in 2016 but fitness and movement have been a part of my life since I was a teenager. I am a lawyer with my own business, a mother of two and a fitness and movement enthusiast. I have certifications in Yoga, TRX and Group Fitness and my passion is to inspire others to move in ways and achieve goals they never thought possible; whether it is doing their first full push up, holding a plank for 5 minutes, floating into headstand or squatting with heavy weights. I want the students in my class to feel excited and know that anything is possible; they have the strength to do it. I am an ice hockey player, hiker, weight lifter, circus performer wanna be and have trained for military style crucible events. I secretly aspire to be Wonderwoman because she is fearless, strong, passionate and even Wonderwoman needs a break. My classes will keep you on your toes, you may even feel your body working days later but you will glow knowing that “Yes you can do this…you can do anything you put your mind to”.

Facebook: Angela Rinaldis

Instagram: @angela_rinaldis

Teacher Angela Rinaldis B&W

What should students expect from your class?

A full body powerful challenge that will leave you feeling energized and inspired.

About Me

I starting teaching in 2016 but fitness and movement have been a part of my life since I was a teenager. I am a lawyer with my own business, a mother of two and a fitness and movement enthusiast. I have certifications in Yoga, TRX and Group Fitness and my passion is to inspire others to move in ways and achieve goals they never thought possible; whether it is doing their first full push up, holding a plank for 5 minutes, floating into headstand or squatting with heavy weights. I want the students in my class to feel excited and know that anything is possible; they have the strength to do it. I am an ice hockey player, hiker, weight lifter, circus performer wanna be and have trained for military style crucible events. I secretly aspire to be Wonderwoman because she is fearless, strong, passionate and even Wonderwoman needs a break. My classes will keep you on your toes, you may even feel your body working days later but you will glow knowing that “Yes you can do this…you can do anything you put your mind to”.

Facebook: Angela Rinaldis

Instagram: @angela_rinaldis

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Erin Robinson

Studio

Classes

What should students expect from your class?

You’ll leave feeling strong, yet relaxed, having built the skills to support any natural or practical movement.

About Me

With an infectious passion for movement, Erin builds on a childhood love of dance with an adult fascination of fitness. Bringing a versatile background in yoga, Pilates and group fitness training to the studio, her obsession is with sustainable and functional movements that use your whole body in more fluid and natural ways. An academic professor by day, she has advanced education and experience in adult learning. When not in a classroom, she can be found traveling the world or absorbing herself in her current, yet ever changing, hobby of choice.

Teacher Erin Robinson B&W

What should students expect from your class?

You’ll leave feeling strong, yet relaxed, having built the skills to support any natural or practical movement.

About Me

With an infectious passion for movement, Erin builds on a childhood love of dance with an adult fascination of fitness. Bringing a versatile background in yoga, Pilates and group fitness training to the studio, her obsession is with sustainable and functional movements that use your whole body in more fluid and natural ways. An academic professor by day, she has advanced education and experience in adult learning. When not in a classroom, she can be found traveling the world or absorbing herself in her current, yet ever changing, hobby of choice.

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Hana Weinwurm

Studio

Classes

What should students expect from your class?

A creative and integrated full body movement experience from top to bottom, inside and out , from your fingers to your toes.

About Me

I am a Certified Fitness Professional with over 25 years of experience in Group Fitness and Personal Training. Living a healthy balanced and conscious lifestyle means everything to me. After many years of learning, exploring and refining integrative movement and lifestyle, my awareness of fusing body, mind and spirit is my natural talent and gift when consulting or coaching groups or individuals. My greatest passion is to share practical and everyday wisdom that ignites something in others an inspires others to take the next step to a healthier attitude and approach in the day to day life.

The name Hana, means grace and happiness. My journey has been and continues to be the pursuit of grace and happiness, understanding that everything is connected no matter how large or small.

Instagram: @hanaweinwurm

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Teacher Hana Weinwurm B&W

What should students expect from your class?

A creative and integrated full body movement experience from top to bottom, inside and out , from your fingers to your toes.

About Me

I am a Certified Fitness Professional with over 25 years of experience in Group Fitness and Personal Training. Living a healthy balanced and conscious lifestyle means everything to me. After many years of learning, exploring and refining integrative movement and lifestyle, my awareness of fusing body, mind and spirit is my natural talent and gift when consulting or coaching groups or individuals. My greatest passion is to share practical and everyday wisdom that ignites something in others an inspires others to take the next step to a healthier attitude and approach in the day to day life.

The name Hana, means grace and happiness. My journey has been and continues to be the pursuit of grace and happiness, understanding that everything is connected no matter how large or small.

Instagram: @hanaweinwurm

Spotify: Hana Weinwurm