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Courtenay Chow

Courtenay has been practising Iyengar yoga since 2004. She just recently obtained her certification in November of 2023 and is thrilled to be teaching as a certified Iyengar yoga teacher. …

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Barbara Yates

Barbara has been teaching since 1987, beginning study and career at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of Los Angeles (IYILA) and continuing in Canada after immigrating in 1992, to Abbotsford, B.C. …

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Deepa Mukherji

Deepa was drawn to the subject of Yoga since her early twenties. She enjoyed learning from different teachers and lineages before she got captivated by Iyengar Yoga’s emphasis on alignment, …

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Sean O’Leary

Sean brings a caring and heartfelt approach to teaching. He encourages and supports students in observing the body to more skilfully align themselves in the poses so all the fruits …

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Brian Hogencamp

Inspired by what is revealed through continuous learning, practice, and study, Brian has taught since 2004 and mentored students to teach since 2011. In 2004, he attended Geeta S. Iyengar’s …

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Sharon Friesen

Sharon is a movement coach and has been teaching people how to exercise better since 2001. A friend asked her to join an Iyengar Yoga class in 2008 and she …

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Lise Guyaz

Lise discovered Iyengar Yoga in Vancouver in 2014 after immigrating from Zurich, Switzerland. She has been practicing daily ever since as the Iyengar approach helped her with her severe back …

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Lise Guyaz

David Leclair

David began his Iyengar yoga practice and training under the guidance of Louie Ettling. Drawn to Louie’s infamous pranayama classes, he quickly discovered the Iyengar system’s approach to asana in …

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David Leclair

Jennifer Chow

Jenn was born and raised in Vancouver, BC, but her heart and home reside in Haida Gwaii. Jenn spent much of her childhood doing competitive gymnastics, and was introduced to …

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Jennifer Chow

Christine Rondeau

Christine first discovered yoga in early 2000. Since then, she’s tried various forms of yoga but none captured her interest as much as Iyengar Yoga. She completed her Iyengar teacher …

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Christine Rondeau

Tanya Marusech

Patient, encouraging, kind and clear. These are the most common words used to describe Tanya’s teaching. She welcomes all students and abilities. Tanya has been teaching yoga since 2015, she …

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Tanya Marusech