‘We as humans need three things – kindness, kindness, and kindness’
Barbie has been teaching yoga for more than a decade and has completed teacher trainings in Sivananda, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, and Yin Yoga. She has studied with Master teachers all over the world, including Manju Jois, David Williams, Rod Stryker, and Nancy Gilgoff. Barbie’s teaching style focuses on the breath and the energy of the practice. Her intention is to lead classes that will leave you feeling connected and centred.
Barbie has experience leading a mentor program for yoga teachers with a focus on mindfulness meditation, trauma informed yoga, the art of assisting, and yoga philosophy. She is a Reiki Master, skilled at reading the energy of a room, and is passionate about providing a safe and nurturing space for her students. Barbie is also a Registered Nurse with over 25 years of experience working with pre/postnatal women, babies, children and their families. She has completed various leadership programs, including the Canadian Health Executive course and a Master of Health Studies. She currently works as a consultant with the Canadian Association of Midwives on Strengthening Midwifery Services in South Sudan.