Teachers


Andrea Leplae

Andrea is a trained Physiologist from UofT, spent literally 2 weeks as a Science Teacher, but found a higher calling in Youth Work and Teaching Yoga.  She has owned and operated 3 yoga studios over the years, 2 in Dundee, UK, and 1 currently in Scarborough, Ontario called ‘FuZion Fitness & Yoga Studio’. She also teaches Pilates (original Matwork Series), Nordixx Pole Walking, Cardio and Strength small-group classes, and offers 1:1 Therapeutic Thai Yoga Massage. She surfs in the North Sea.

Bianca Azgin

Becoming a yoga teacher seemed impossible to Bianca; she thought she had too many limitations along with her intense stage fright. She worked hard to gain the strength in herself to take and complete the yoga teacher training program of 250 hours. Bianca’s passion for yoga started with her journey to better her physical health after dealing with many emotional challenges and debilitating illnesses over the years. This allows her to bring compassion and understanding to each and every class. Along the way she discovered that there is so much more to yoga than just the physical aspect. Her classes…

Gina Sparrow

Certified Yoga Instructor E-RYT® 200, YACEP® ● Yoga for PTSD, Military Specialized (Yoga Warriors Certified) ● Sivananda YTT-200, Yoga for Children Specialized ● Yoga Alliance Certified E-RYT® 200 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher) ● Yoga Alliance Certified YACEP® (Continuing Education Provider®) ● Facilitator; Family, Youth & Corporate ● Communications | Business Coach, Gender Intelligence Specialized ● Professional Balloon Twister (so fun!) My first introduction to meditation was on a small circular rug in the old library of my Elementary School. I was 5 years old with a very active mind & what I now understand as “high emotional intelligence”. To this…

Kinndli McCollum

Kinndli McCollum is Canada’s only Senior Certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga Teacher and co-founder of Power Yoga Canada™ first Baptiste Affiliate studios and 200 & 500hr Registered Yoga Schools in Ontario, Canada. She has mentored personally with Baron Baptiste since 2005 on over 45 programs, and travels internationally teaching and assisting Baptiste Teacher Training’s. Kinndli is tapped into the art of teaching with ease and joy and embodies the mastery of teaching in the Baptiste Methodology. She is a 500hr E-RYT Certified Yoga Teacher, Co-Owner of PYC Oakville, Ambassador for Africa Yoga Project and an Ambassador for Lululemon Athletica.

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Liz Frost

Liz Frost M.A. Ed, is a mindfulness coach, certified yoga teacher and registered psychotherapist in the Midland area. She has studied with Jon Kabat Zinn and Saki Santorelli of the Centre for Mindfulness, Norman Feldman, Lee Lesser and most recently with Shinzen Young. Liz began her yoga journey as a form of meditation, having found meditation before yoga, and she incorporates mindfulness into yoga practice. She is co-owner of Sugar Ridge and devotes her time and energy to making the world a more peaceful place

Nora Benian

Nora Benian Nora Benian E-RYT 500, C-YT, is a yoga practitioner for over 20 years and has 1200 hours of Yoga teacher training approved by YA and IAYT. She is a Yoga therapist, Professional Counsellor and Thai Yoga Massage practitioner with a diploma in Homeopathy. Nora teaches yoga workshops and teacher training internationally and specializes in Restorative, Yin, Therapeutic and Hatha yoga. Nora’s authentic approach and focus on well-being are felt while she shares the wisdomfound in yoga. www.yogaaah.com

Sifu James Foo

Master James S. Foo was born in Hong Kong and educated in England. He has an undergraduate degree in Nuclear Physics, a Masters degree in Computer Sciences, and Ph.D. in Electric Engineering. He came to Canada in 1978. His career included computer research work with I.B.M. Germany, computer work in England, as well as banking. He was a successful banker by the time he retired in 2001. Since then he has devoted his time in developing and refining his Qi Gong and Feng Shui technique. Master Foo was born with the special ability to view Qi (energy) inside one’s body.…

Toni Gordon

Registered Psychotherapist, Ayurvedic Counsellor, Yoga and Meditation Instructor. I am  a graduate of the Centre for Ayurveda and Indian Systems of Healing (CAISH) where I became certified as an Ayurvedic Counsellor.  In addition, I studied Women’s Herbal Remedies at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico, as well as Ayurvedic Psychotherapy at Renaissance Yoga and Ayurveda in Toronto.  I adore the philosophy of Ayurveda and decided to unite its ancient wisdom with more mainstream psychotherapies as a way of providing a more holistic and complete approach to mental health.  I am also a Registered Yoga Instructor (RYT-200) and like to include…