Yoga Moves for Every Body TV Show✨
Filmed at the Coal Harbour Community Centre in downtown Vancouver, BC in 2016, 'Yoga Moves for Every Body' TV classes are designed to encourage healthy habits, improved mobility and vital energy between classes, when traveling or whenever you want to move your body. We are online with a mini yoga class for you!
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Our vision is to reach out with our modified yoga program, sharing accessible healing 'yoga moves' TV to an online community and it's FREE to join on YouTube.
Meet the teacher, 'Yoga Moves for Every Body' Host, Sandra Leigh:
Namasté Friend! My yoga journey began at the West End Community Centre in Vancouver, BC, with my beloved first teacher, Lilian Bianchi. It was 1991. Lilian's genuine, wise and gentle guidance in Hatha Yoga was my foundation. Her style is uniquely firm, yet intimately gentle. These classes would continue to wake me up, practicing and processing all the many growth spurts the 30's would bring. Eventually, I would become Lilian's assistant.
In 1996, I would need to get over a rather traumatic divorce. It was with Lilian's encouragement, I decided to take full refuge from my broken dreams and dive deeper into yoga lifestyle, living/working/studying at Yoshodhara Ashram, near Nelson, BC, where I completed a certified yoga development course (YDC) and participated in a "karma yoga" work program with the youth group there, staying on for nearly a year. I came back from the ashram, feeling somewhat better. Alas, I was still green, barely 30, searching.
Whilst at the ashram, I had been turned on to service and I wished to continue that adventure, so I met Lilian's teacher and close friend, Sandra Sammartino. Back in the day, we attended all of Sandra's retreats and I studied at her Kairos Studio in White Rock, BC for a couple of years. Sandra Sammartino was the original pioneer of 'Yoga Outreach' programs, and she set me up with my first few experiences of teaching, one to one with Therapeutic Yoga. She somehow knew I would fit well teaching people with limited mobility.
I began teaching part time public yoga classes in 1997 at the YMCA. I was also working at Banyen Books, a local independent bookstore. 2001, we saw Yoga (as an industry) begin to boom! For a few years, we saw a new yoga book or video show up in the new arrivals section. Personally, the timing was just right as my mind was curious, and the more I learned about yoga, the more I craved travel to India. Spiritually curious by nature, I took my first 4 month India Yoga and Music retreat in 2008. With dedication, I continued to study, completing the Dru Yoga Teacher Training course (Vancouver) a Dru Meditation Teacher course (N. Wales and Scotland) and Dru Sound & Mantra course (N. Wales and more India)
I have continued to teach through Vancouver's Parks and Recreation (Van Plays) ever since. At present, I am teaching at both the West End Communtiy Centre and Coal Harbour CC.
Later, I would go on to produce 'Yoga Moves for Every Body' TV show for Shaw Community Television.
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