Carleen teaches yoga, meditation and mindfulness, breath work and self-reflective coaching. She is a somatic intuitive, contemplative writer and mother of two amazing teens! Carleen is especially interested in the energetic inter-relatedness of all things and in healing myths of separation, beginning with those inside of ourselves. To explore her passion for lifes inner journey, Gaia and our feminine mysteries, Carleen practices yoga, meditates, journals, makes time for being in art and creative expression, lives unplugged as much as possible, bikes, walks, hikes and travels off the grid whenever she can. She challenges us to live a step or two beyond our own comfort zones while respecting AND loving our gorgeous planet!
She believes each life experience is unique and with contemplation life becomes the greatest teacher of all.
Carleen completed an undergraduate degree in Neuro-Psychology/physiology from the University of Alberta in 1994. She worked for 20 years in traditional Health Care, primary and acute care settings, has a diploma in Heath Care Management and has taken hundreds of independent study courses and workshops. She is certified to teach yoga and meditation and has taught over 1000 yoga classes since she began teaching in June of 2011. Carleen completed her yoga teacher training with Karuna & Paul Erickson and Ally Bogart (Heart Yoga & Gaia Tree), she certified in Yin Yoga with Bernie Clark and completed pre-natal training with Colette Crawford. She completed her meditation teaching certification with the Mclean Meditation Institute(MMI) and is passionate about teaching mainstream mindfulness and meditation. Carleen teaches a variety of classes including Meditation, Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Pre-natal, Seniors, and private classes. Carleen is certified to teach internationally with Yoga Alliance (RYA) and is inspired by anyone who most courageously aspires to "know thyself."
"Life is full of Guru's, the best medicine for all, is to connect with the one inside."CE
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