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Jayleen Turner

Jayleen began her yoga journey around five years ago, she used to practice here and there but she really found her passion for yoga while traveling around Australia in 2013. After returning home from her trip she continued with a self-practice on and off till discovering hot yoga, which was a total game changer for her practice. There was something about… More details


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Andrea Palichuk

Andrea Palichuk (e-RYT 500) approaches every class as an opportunity to grow; to learn from each other; and, to connect with ourselves, each other, life, and the world around us.  She firmly believes that yoga can be for everyone and all bodies, and seeks to create a safe, judgement-free zone where people can explore themselves… More details


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Lesley Standerwick

Fitness has always been a part of Lesley’s life. Her passion for sport led her to a Bachelor of Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia. She began personal training in 1998 and since then has coached, trained, and educated her clients in established studios, at schools and as a part of medical teams…. More details


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Jami Christie

Jami was born in Nanaimo and her life has gone full circle, living in Calgary, Tofino, Vancouver and now back to Nanaimo to stay. With all her travels brings a wealth of experience in hospitality, non-profit and special events management. She is now motivated to enjoy the Island way of life with her three little babes for all that it is. Mountains,… More details


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Kamila Nowak

Kamila grew up on Vancouver island, keeping active by playing soccer and tennis, as well as swimming and hiking within VI’s bountiful forests. Dance was a huge part of Kamila’s yoga journey and active lifestyle as well; she fell in love with graceful movement, and learned much about stretching and her limits of flexibility. Kamila still frequently dances(like nobody’s watching), although it’s no longer… More details


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Andrea Dershin

Andrea discovered the transformative power of yoga while living in Beijing China. A natural born athlete, Andrea was recovering from yet another sports injury when her Chinese doctor strongly encouraged to take up Yoga. A few years later, with a deep-seeded love with the physical, spiritual, and mental aspects of yoga she went on to… More details


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Katie Hunter

Katie first discovered Moksha Yoga in her hometown of Ottawa, Ontario. She didn’t know it at the time, but her first class changed everything! Yoga was a fun and challenging way for Katie to become more active and to live a more inspiring life. Yoga has introduced Katie to new perspectives and has given her confidence to… More details


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Kristen Butler

Meet Dr. Kristen Butler – student, yoga teacher, Chiropractor and owner/director of Moksha Yoga Nanaimo – aka Kristy! She is the heart and brains behind Moksha Yoga Nanaimo and the one we can thank for bringing Moksha Yoga to the West Coast! Kristy’s yoga career began in 2005 while she was attending Chiropractic School in… More details


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Anne Marie Hartman

Anne-Marie grew up playing in the fields, forests and beautiful sandy beaches of Prince Edward Island. From a very young age she held a deep connection with nature which led her to pursue an education in biology, environmental studies and conservation. Physically active and adventurous, Anne-Marie has been involved in a variety of sports and… More details