• Courses

    Restorative Training

    Level One
    Level Two
    For Men

    Yoga for the Spine

    Spine Immersion
    Teacher Training

    Yoga for the Emotions

    Yoga for Emotions

  • Articles and Podcasts

    3 Common Misconceptions About Restorative Yoga – Yoga International

    Benefits of Restorative Yoga – Canadian Yogi

    Restorative Yoga with Andrea Peloso – The Connected Yoga Teacher

    Restorative Yoga vs Yin & How It All Works with Andrea Peloso – Mindset Soulset: Alternative Thinking & Soulful Living with Nadia Carriere

  • Recommended Reads

    Yoga and Ayurveda

    30 Essential Yoga Poses – Judith Hanson Lasater

    Relax and Renew – Judith Hanson Lasater

    Restore and Rebalance – Judith Hanson Lasater

    Living your Yoga – Judith Hanson Lasater

    The Path to Holistic Health – B.K.S. Iyenger

    Back Care Basics: A Doctor’s Gentle Yoga Program for Back & Neck Pain Relief – Mary Pullig Schatz

    The Path of the Yoga Sutras – Nicolai Bachman

    Ayurveda:  The Science of Self Healing – Vasant Lad

    Upanishads – check out multiple translations


    Spiritual Midwifery – Ina May Gaskin

    Pelvic Liberation – Leslie Howard

    Balance your Hormones, Balance your Life – Dr. Claudia Welch

    When the Body Says No – Gabor Mate

    Healing with Whole Foods – Paul Pitchford

    Diet for a New America – John Robbins

    Planet Earth

    Braiding Sweetgrass – Robin Wall Kimmerer


    Up Ghost River: A Chief’s Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History – Ed Metawabin

    Unbowed:  A Memoir – Wangari Maathai

    Greenpeace – Rex Weyler


    Running on Empty: Overcome Your Child Emotional Neglect – Jonice Webb

    The Wizard of Oz and other Narcissists: Coping with the One Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family – Eleanor D. Payson


    The Artist’s Way – Julia Cameron

    Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert

  • Recommended Films

    Movies and Documentaries can broaden our understanding of the human condition…while being cozy and eating popcorn!  When we learn what it might feel like to be someone else we are expanding our capacity for empathy.  Here are some of the pictures that have helped me do this. I hope you enjoy them! ps.  some of these films are co-favourites of yoga teacher extraordinaire Mary Richards, we love to talk movies!  If you have any recommendations or like one of these films I’d love to hear about it!


    Earth – Deepa Metha

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Dead Poet’s Society

    Hidden Figures

    Iron Jawed Angels

    Queen of Katwe

    Win Win

    Walk the Line




    Taking Root

    The Singing Revolution

    Student Athlete

    The Great Hack

    We were Children

    Eyes on the Prize

  • Maty Ezraty Scholarship

    Maty Ezraty

    Maty Ezraty was one of my cherished teachers who had a deep and lasting impression on who I am, the teacher that I became and the fact that I persisted as a young teacher. She touched so many people, so many friends and colleagues.

    Click here to find out more…