Teacher Feature

Teacher Feature: Claire Matthews

For some, yoga is an instant love. For others, it takes trying it a few times to find the right fit. For Claire Matthews it was the latter, she was introduced to yoga in 2004 by a friend who convinced her to try a Bikram class. Bikram is a style of yoga practiced in a room heated to 40°C. She explains, “I felt like I wanted to throw up, I sat down for half of the class, and then at the end of the class we both got in the elevator and after what felt like 20 minutes we both

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Teacher Feature: Elizabeth Huber

Unlike a lot of people, Elizabeth got an early start on her yogic journey. She recalls a neighbour giving her a book on yoga philosophy, “I just loved the connection with humanity, there was no angry God, it was all about connecting to people.” At age 11 she received Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar and began teaching herself the poses, “After practicing I used to feel so happy and joyful and I think I enjoyed it so much that it became my own religion. I thought if everyone practiced yoga there wouldn’t be fighting anymore”. When she was 16

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