All posts by Shayna Fleury

We are pleased to welcome Yaelle Wittes to our community!

Yaelle is a level II Authorized Teacher from the K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute (KPJAYI) in Mysore, India).
“As a yoga teacher, she works with all levels of students, from experienced Ashtangis to newcomers to yoga.  Her approach is inclusive, and working from a base of Ashtanga, her classes are adapted and to be accessible and challenging according to the needs of each students.  She encourages students to work at their personal edge, exploring their limits while respecting their physical, energetic and emotional capacity.  She foster a supportive and challenging dynamic, creating an environment for students to focus, play, gain insights into their practice, and to grow on and off the mat.”
She will be teaching the  Tuesday 6:00 to 7:30 class
 
Led Class + Mysore Level 2-3
Students will be guided through the first 30 minutes of the Ashtanga sequence, including sun salutations and the standing sequence.  Students will then transition to Mysore style practice, continuing to follow the Ashtanga sequence according to their level and experience.  The teacher will provide individual guidance, answers questions and assist each students

Exploring Yoga and Alignment through Myo-Fascial Lines with Tony Eng

This workshop series will help you understand the connection of the myo-fascial lines throughout the body.

We will explore these lines in detail through yoga postures and alignment.

Myo-fascial lines are integral to the functional movement, coordination and stability of the body.  By aligning the fascial lines, it will improve body awareness, balance and strength.  It will also help you understand the causes of your injuries and limitations.

 

Friday June 9th and 16th & July 7th and 14th from 6:00-8:00 pm

Cost: $100 for all 4 classes ($30 for each individual class)

Champa Cyr-Ratanatray

Champa is the Director of Champa Yoga. She started her career as a yoga teacher in 2015 and has since developed strong skills in Yoga Asana as well as a growing interest in Vipassana Meditation.  She has added specializations in Prenatal and Yoga Mom-Baby to her firm yoga foundation from Ashtanga Yoga Montreal (250 hrs.).

She continues her studies in meditation and mindfulness, and is pursuing training in Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra.

Champa has always been interested by the human body and techniques that explore the mind-body connection. She graduated from Concordia University’s Contemporary Dance program in 2000 and has never stopped exploring body movement and its expression in the present moment.

As a yoga teacher, she hopes to share her passion with as many people as possible and ultimately to make the yoga experience accessible to all.

 

Eding Mvilongo

After moving back to Montreal in 2006 to attend university, Eding started to explore yoga more intently. As a former varsity athlete, she remained fascinated by human movement and the impact of breath and meditation on performance.

Her desire to deepen her practice led her to study under Baron Baptiste (Power Vinyasa) and Tiffany Cruikshank through Yoga Medicine. She is currently working towards finalizing her Baptiste Power Yoga certification.

Her playful approach focuses on alignment and breath. She hopes to help students find their purpose through their yoga practice.