Shannon Kaiser is the bestselling author of five books on the psychology of happiness and fulfillment, including the #1 bestseller, The Self-Love Experiment and Adventures for Your Soul and new book Joy Seeker. International life coach, spiritual teacher, and inspirational speaker, Shannon Kaiser has been named one of the “Top 100 Women to Watch in Wellness” and “Top 25 most influential wellness writers” by MindBodyGreen.
Jeff Mah has been teaching for over 15 years and lives at the intersection of art, science and spirit. Based in Canmore, Alberta, he runs the Yoga Lounge, and loves being in the mountains. His classes are a unique blend of bio-mechanics and yoga, and he has a knack for making material relevant for people's needs.
Sean Murphy is an award-winning author, as well as a recognized Zen meditation teacher and Dharma Holder in the American White Plum Lineage of Zen. He has been a practitioner of Zen meditation for 30 years, and also teaches creative writing, meditation, and literature at the University of New Mexico-Taos, as well as SMU-in-Taos campus at Ft. Burgwin and the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe.
Tania Casselle is a writer and editor for magazines in the US and Europe and online media such as Forbes Travel, MSN.com and AOL Travel. Her fiction work has appeared in countless book anthologies, she has taught creative writing workshops for many organizations and is a Pushcart Prize nominee for short fiction.
Life coach and wellness speaker Tracey Delfs has been leading mindfulness meditation & yoga retreats and classes since she became a Certified Yoga teacher in 2000. Tracey has been studying with world-renowned Zen and Mindfulness Master Thich Nhat Hanh for the last 15 years and shares his teachings in her mindfulness meditation classes, presentations, and retreats.
Chau has a diverse background as the founder of the Canadian Mindfulness Centre, a psychometrist and as an instructor/student focusing on mindfulness based interventions. She provides a safe, compassionate and non-judgmental space for individuals to be present and to grow physically, psychologically and spiritually.
A trained psychotherapist, experienced teacher and devoted practitioner with over 22 years of experience, Kim spent 15 years living in South Asia leading wellness retreats sharing tools for emotional well-being and mental health. Her book, Ashtanga Yoga for Beginner’s Mind, guides students to an understanding of how to apply practice to daily life. She lives in Crestone, Colorado.
Dr. Eva Selhub
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Selhub served as an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and as a Clinical Associate and Medical Doctor of the world renowned Benson Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital for over 15 years. She now works with clients, corporations and scientific colleagues to redefine the ways in which we approach health and wellness.
New York Times bestselling author Sophie Uliano is a leading expert in the field of natural health and beauty, whose down-to-earth approach focuses on what’s truly healthy. Over the past decade SophieUliano.com has become a trusted resource in the field of holistic wellness, bringing together a community of like-minded women and providing in-depth, current health-related information.
Kristen Stuart is a Canmore-based yoga teacher, spiritual coach and meditation guide. She has spent the last 15 years helping people connect and awaken to their passion, power and presence through movement, meditation and breath. Kristen believes in the power of dedicated practice to build vitality and elevate consciousness.
MacKenzie is an internationally recognized yoga instructor who has been teaching for over 10 years. Her teaching combines a thorough understanding of alignment and anatomy with the joy of balance and movement. She engages deeply with her students and her classes are thoughtfully sequenced, creating a safe space to have fun and explore, work hard yet find softness.
Director of Wellness
An eclectic 17 year career with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has ultimately led Davina to the path of yoga, mindfulness and overall wellness in both her personal and professional lives. Organizing wellness retreats for the last five years has ignited a fire of mindfulness in her that took her to Plum Village in France to study with Thich Nhat Hanh’s sangha. Making sure our retreat guests have incredible, life changing experiences is her passion.
For over 15 years Chef Fortin has cooked across Canada in a variety of hotels and restaurants. Chef came West from Quebec when he was 18 and has explored amazing resort destinations while showcasing his culinary creations ever since. Wellness is about eating a balanced diet. The meals we have crafted and feature during our retreats are specifically chosen to provide just what our guests need to be able to fully enjoy all sessions and feel great.
Director of Sustainability
Savina has a true passion for developing and implementing sustainability programs. Hailing from Montreal, she joined the Lake Louise team in 2018 and has already been able to drive incredible results in our innovative recycling and reduction programs. We are proud to be a 5 Green Keys hotel and ensure our guests experience a pristine Lake Louise for generations to come.
Dr. Susan Wnuk
Dr. Susan Wnuk is a clinical psychologist who works with people wanting to improve their mental and physical health through tested psychological approaches. She has an accepting, collaborative and encouraging style that involves teaching skills and practices to support clients in uncovering their own wisdom in responding to life’s challenges.
Elizabeth Trinkaus is the Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of Pinnacle View, a life-enrichment company. For over 25 years, she has helped thousands of clients around the world take steps to live their best life. Elizabeth is the author of Enough Already, Yes You Are, the co-author of Conversations On Success with Deepak Chopra and others.
Kathy Parsons is a Toronto-based yoga teacher and meditation guide who specializes in helping people connect to themselves through movement and breath. When Kathy is not leading yoga classes like Vinyasa Flow, Yoga for Athletes, Yin and Restorative, she hosts Movement & Meditation Workshops across the city, and hosting retreats around the world.