Janet Steeves


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. This

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Alex Bovkis

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.

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Rose Gowling

Dancer, choreographer, nature lover and Yoga practitioner, Rose has always believed in the healing power of movement.  

Rose’s journey with Alex began in 2008, earning her 250-hour Hatha Yoga certification through Shanti Studio in 2015.  Over the past two decades, Rose has co-founded various performance art projects, while offering workshops at several festivals throughout Ontario.

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Lynn Mighton

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.

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