I started practicing yoga over ten years ago in an effort to speed up recovery after knee surgery and it evolved into a journey of self discovery. Interested in understanding more about the science and philosophy of yoga, I committed to level 1 teacher training with Francois Raoult of Open Sky studio in Rochester N.Y. ThisView Full Bio
Alex Bovkis was certified as a Classical Yoga Teacher in the summer of 2004. Since then she has taken several advanced teachers trainings and is now qualified as an E-RYT 500, which translates as Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher. This high level of qualification is required in order to train yoga teachers. She is currently directing a Yoga Alliance approved 250 hour Yoga Teachers Training at Shanti Studio.View Full Bio
Alesya has been practicing yoga for over 15 years. During that time, her passion and love for yoga has supported her through the pregnancy and birth of her 3 children.View Full Bio
Sham Rang (aka Cynthia Nelson B. Ed.), an experienced educator, was propelled by a life-threatening illness into a reassessment of her life. She now views this illness as the true beginning of her journey into self-awareness and accessing the wisdom of her own body. She continues, with ever-increasing awareness, to appreciate the richness and beauty of the physical experience, bringing her a deeper and more profound communion with the art and science of yoga.View Full Bio
Twenty years ago, Lynn was drawn to yoga as a way to manage stress and anxiety during an especially difficult time. Since then she has practiced with a range of different teachers both in Canada and the UK.
Inspired to study yoga more deeply, Lynn embarked on her Teacher Training with Alex Bovkis of Shanti Yoga in Hamilton. This awesome journey proved transformational.View Full Bio