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Training & Certification



B.Sc.(Env.), Bachelor in Environmental Science, University of Guelph, 1999

Certifications & Memberships


Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT), International Association of Yoga Therapists

RYT®500 (Registered Yoga Teacher 500-hr level)*

Relax and Renew® Level 2 Restorative Yoga Teacher

Restorative Exercise Specialist – Certified Personal Trainer (Certified by Nutritious Movement)

ERYT®200 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher)*

RPYT® (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher)*

YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider)*

Standard First Aid & CPR


* Registrations with the Yoga Alliance



Yoga Teacher Training
  • 300-hr. Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga Biomechanics, Jules Mitchell (2018-2019)
  • 250-hr. Hatha Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training, The Yoga Sanctuary, Toronto (2004-2005)

Fertility, Prenatal & Postnatal

  • 85-hr. Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training with Sue Elkind, Dig Yoga, 2012
  • 20-hr. Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training and Conscious Birthing with Janice Clarfield, 2008


  • 30-hr. Relax and Renew ® Advanced Level 2 Restorative Yoga Teacher Training with Judith Hanson Lasater, 2018
  • 25-hr. Relax and Renew ® Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Level 1 with Judith  Hanson Lasater, 2015
  • 40-hr.  Restorative Yoga Teacher Training with Andrea Peloso, Relax and Renew Trainer, 2016
  • 30-hr. Restorative Yoga Teacher Training with Hali Schwartz, Toronto, 2008-2009


  • 105-hr. Anusara Yoga Immersion (alignment-based yoga) with Todd Norian & Ann Greene, 2012
  • 40-hr. Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training with David Swenson, 2009
  • 35-hr. Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Bernie Clark, 2009
Anatomy, Biomechanics, Movement & Therapeutics, Pain Science
  • Reconciling Biomechanics with Pain Science, Greg Lehman, 2018
  • Feldenkrais & Pain Science, Todd Hargrove, 2018
  • Yoga, Fascia & The New Anatomy – Tom Myers & Robin Rothenberg, 2016-2017
  • 50-hr. Applied Biomechanics & Therapeutics (Science of Stretching) with Jules Mitchell, M.S, 2016
  • 200-hr. Whole Body Alignment Course & Restorative Exercise Specialist Certification with Katy Bowman, M.S., Nutritious Movement (2014-2016
  • Psoas Course – with Somatic Educator Liz Koch, 2016
  • The Science of the Psoas – Katy Bowman, Nutritious Movement, 2015
  • 30-hr. Anatomy & Yoga Therapy with Martin Kirk, 2011

Women’s Health Focus

  • PhysioYoga & the Pelvic Floor – Shelly Prosko
  • Female Physics – with Katy Bowman, Nutritious Movement, 2015
  • Abdominal Wall After Pregnancy & Diastasis Rectus Abdominus – with Pelvic Health Physiotherapist Diane Lee, 2017
  • The Female Pelvis & The Cycles of Life – with Tom Myers & Dr. Eden Fromberg, 2016
Doula, Birthing & Postnatal Support
  • DONA Birth Doula training with Mélissa Cowl, Toronto, 2013
  • Spinning Babies: Labor Progress through Fetal Positioning with midwife Gail Tully, 2016
  • Workshops with Maternal-Child Health Nurse & Doula, Anna Verwaal, 2012:
    • From Womb to World: The Journey that Shapes our Lives
    • The Hormonal Physiology of Pregnancy, Childbirth, Breastfeeding & Bonding
  • Workshops with Australian midwives Jenny Blyth & Fiona Hallinan, 2016:
    • Creating Amazing Space for the Baby
    • Love it Up – Nurturing the Pelvis from the Outside In
  • Breastfeeding Peer Support Training with Marianne Brophy, IBCLC, 2013