Certifed Yoga Instructor (RYT-200)
About, Career & Passions:
Kristen is a well-known teacher and coach in the yoga and wellness scene. A resident of Canmore and Certified Personal Trainer and ACMG Hiking Guide, turned Yoga + Meditation Teacher and Spiritual Coach, she has been an explorer of movement medicine through fitness, yoga, climbing, hiking and mountain lifestyle for the past 18 years.
In her roles as yoga teacher and spiritual coach she has worked with thousands of students and clients over the past 15 years both nationally and internationally in-person and online. She is a teacher trainer, mentors yoga teachers, and offers sought-after retreats in the Canadian Rockies, Peru, Mexico, and Greece and is a regular presenter on the yoga festival circuit across Western Canada.
She offers yoga and meditation programming to corporate and athletic teams and has worked with Lululemon Athletica, Banff Lake Louise Tourism, Lake Louise World Cup, Löle, Sitsika, Tuja Wellness and Travel Alberta.
Inspired by the wild surroundings of the majestic Canadian Rockies, Kristen is known for the reverent way she weaves rich wisdom from her studies in the ancient traditions of yoga and indigenous medicine and makes it relevant for modern day living. As a teacher, mentor and lifestyle coach her calling is to guide others towards their passion, purpose, and powerful presence in life.
As a teacher Kristen focuses on artful alignment, nervous system support and endocrine system balance. Her studies in yoga have explored various disciplines over the past 15 years spanning the physical, psychological to the very subtle body. Certified in alignment-based Hatha, Vinyasa, Yoga Nidra and Kundalini, Kristen aims to open others to the depth of subtle body study, powerful movement, neural re-programming and a rich multi-faceted yoga journey in body, breath and mind.
When she is not on the yoga mat you will find her playing in the elements - climbing, biking, hiking, skiing or SUP’ing whilst exploring the mountains near and far with her International Certified Mountain Guide (IFMGA/ACMG) husband Mike.
Education & Training:
Certified in alignment-based Hatha, Vinyasa, Yoga Nidra and Kundalini yoga