I am a Yoga Teacher, Birth Doula, Spiritual Coach and Childbirth Educator. I live and work on beautiful Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.
I am passionate about assisting individuals and families, especially new mothers and pregnant women, to create health through tools of Yoga and Holistic learning.
Supported Powerful Birth ~ Conscious Self ~ Healthy Family
Certified Birth Doula ~ DONA International, 2010
Certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher ~ Kundalini Research Institute, 2001
200 hr level, Canadian Yoga Alliance Member ~ 2008-present
Pre-Natal and Post-Natal Yoga ~ home study with various teachers from different styles of yoga including Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa (Kundalini)and Janice Clarfield (Hatha).
Ph.D. (Biology) ~ University of Ottawa, 2001 (Medical Botany – Thesis: Taxonomy, Phytochemistry and Biological Activity of the plant genus Echinacea)
Certificate of Phytotherapy ~ Joanna Baird-Mallouk, 1996
Thanks to Billie Woods and Karen Love for Photography on this site and in promotional materials!