Our teachers bring a wealth of experience and knowledge. They have devoted their lives and careers to sharing the benefits of Yoga and Meditation, and embody PranaShanti’s own spirit of continuous education.
Alaysha
Alaysha
November 18, 2023
After practicing yoga for over a decade I knew it was time to share with others. I am a 200-hour Hatha yoga instructor, and teach with a trauma informed approach. Classes place emp...
Alexis
Alexis
November 18, 2023
Alexis’ interest in yoga began in childhood through her parents. She began practicing regularly in university and completed her first 200 hour teacher training in 2010. Since then,...
Anastasiya
Anastasiya
July 23, 2022
Anastasiya, a dedicated 200-hour RYT, embraces yoga as both a teacher and a student. With over 1000 hours of teaching and continuous education, she aims to inspire and empower stud...
Anathele
Anathele
March 22, 2021
Anathèle Zamor is a registered yoga teacher with yoga alliance international, and received her Hatha yoga 200 hours certification from PranaShanti Yoga studio in 2019. Since then, ...
Anne
Anne
January 22, 2021
Anne Wanda Tessier is an E-RYT 500 certified yoga teacher and trainer. Anne took a leave from her busy routine and set out to complete her RYT 200 hatha yoga teacher training i...
Bren
Bren
January 30, 2024
Bren’s mission is to help you advance your yoga practice, live in tune with the seasons, and experience the benefits of meditation (even if you don’t like to sit still!). In her c...
Camila
Camila
November 18, 2023
Born in Mexico City, I started doing yoga when I was 14 years old after my mom introduced me to it. I recently completed the 200 Hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training at PranaShanti...
Carmen – Manager
Carmen – Manager
November 6, 2023
Carmen has been working in the Fitness and Wellness Industry for 13 years. In addition, she has helped in organizing National/International Sporting Events as a Volunteer Coordinat...
Catherine
Catherine
July 23, 2022
For Catherine, yoga is moving meditation that offers a pathway to self-knowledge and finding balance in mind and body, strength and flexibility, ease and effort. Although yoga is a...
Chantal
Chantal
January 22, 2021
Chantal is a Yoga Alliance-certified 500 hour therapeutic yoga teacher who understands yoga as a practice in awareness of and acceptance of our selves. She offers nourishing...
Debra
Debra
March 22, 2021
Debra has been practicing yoga regularly for over 15 years.  She started with prenatal yoga classes during her first pregnancy and continued to explore various styles of yoga inclu...
Eric
Eric
April 18, 2023
Eric's wellness journey began at a young age, when at his first Karate classes he learned about the benefits of meditation and physical exercise. This later led him to explore the ...
Gabrielle
Gabrielle
July 23, 2022
Gabrielle’s love for yoga, teaching it, sharing it, learning more about it and how to live a healthy and mindful life is matched by her affinity for her students. “Our students ...
Geneviève
Geneviève
September 26, 2022
Geneviève (she/her) studied nursing and took contemporary dance and gymnastics classes before venturing on her yoga journey. She loves anatomy and is a lifelong student always seek...
Imad
Imad
October 13, 2022
Imad’s teaching focuses on breath work and guided body movement working closely with the mind. His goal is to help his students develop functional movements that help them improve ...
Janice
Janice
May 16, 2024
Janice has been actively involved in the Ottawa Yoga Community for over 20 years. Throughout her career, Janice has travelled the world teaching movement, fitness and yoga. Her ...
Johanna
Johanna
March 23, 2024
Johanna was introduced to yoga as a teenager and quickly fell in love with it. She deepened her commitment to yoga by completing a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training with PranaShanti i...
Karen
Karen
November 21, 2022
Karen is a Kundalini Yoga Teacher with 200-hour certification and is working towards her 500-hour certification. Karen has practiced several types of yoga for many years enjoying t...
Katherine
Katherine
March 23, 2024
Katherine was first drawn to yoga by the desire to cultivate mindfulness and inner peace. She believes that yoga is a holistic healer for the body, mind, and soul. She has been pra...
Kayla
Kayla
November 18, 2023
Through a spiritual and inclusive approach to teaching, Kayla aims to bring students from any background to the heart of true yoga and the peace within themselves. In her classes y...
Kethy
Kethy
January 22, 2021
Kethy (she/her) is a Cameroonian – Canadian 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher with a background in ashtanga and vinyasa hatha yoga. She teaches Slow Yoga Flows that are accessib...
Kim
Kim
January 22, 2021
Kim is a 200 hour certified yoga teacher and visual artist with a strong desire to unleash the creativity within her students. Believing that yoga and art are intrinsically lin...
Laura
Laura
January 22, 2021
Laura is a warm and welcoming 200 hour experienced yoga teacher. Although her sequences combine functional movements, traditional hatha postures and movements borrowed from oth...
Laurie
Laurie
January 22, 2021
Laurie was one of those who was unwillingly dragged to a class back in 1988, and Anne Pitman was her first teacher. She loved yoga from the start, though the journey to embraci...
Lindsay
Lindsay
November 18, 2023
Lindsay is a certified yoga and barre teacher who is dedicated to meeting people wherever they are on their wellness journey. Lindsay’s mission is to help folks feel grounded in th...
Lucie
Lucie
July 23, 2022
Lucie is a certified teacher in Hatha, Kundalini and Yin Yoga. She is now expanding her knowledge in the Kundalini Level 2 with the Pranashanti Yoga Centre and The Wellness Path Ce...
Lucila
Lucila
May 16, 2024
Lucila is yoga practitioner, singer-songwriter and creative arts facilitator. Her classes aim to inspire, empower, and advance awareness of breath and movement. Lucila takes a mind...
Maria
Maria
January 22, 2021
María embraces her yogic lifestyle every single day with an open and positive state of mind. She embarked onto the path of Yoga practice while searching for alternatives for he...
Maria H.
Maria H.
July 23, 2022
Maria is a 200hr PranaShanti trained Hatha Yoga Teacher. After teaching 3 to 4 fitness class a day on a regular basis, Maria was in search of a means to help balance out her ver...
Melissa
Melissa
January 22, 2021
Melissa has been practicing yoga since 2004 and fell in love with it immediately. Constantly amazed at all the benefits yoga has to offer, not just physically, but mentally and...