Britt Franc grew up on beautiful Bowen Island and now lives between France and BC with her husband and their three year old daughter. She has been teaching yoga for the past ten years, offering teachings from both the Vinyasa and Kundalini Yoga lineage.
Natasha Vaz completed her Yoga Teacher Training through Shamanic Yoga Institute in Squamish and is excited to share her practice on Bowen. Having studied the traditional Yogic texts as well as First Nations teachings, she brings a blend of precision, story-telling and nature based intention to her classes. She is also a Certified Nutritional Practitioner specializing in digestion, metabolism, food culture and whole well-being. She brings more than 14 years of experience in Yoga and the Health and Wellness Industry. Having also completed her Ayruveda for Western Practitioners course, she wholly believes that healthy is an everyday practice. Her upbringing on the Mediterranean diet has given her a unique insight into health.She practices clinical nutrition at Equinox Integrative Wellness in Caulfield Village and also hosts seminars and talks at the Orchard and co-fascilitates retreats on Bowen Island. After changing career paths from finance to wellness she discovered that food and it’s culture, effects, and knowledge has always been a creative outlet and a nourishing way of life.
SARA BRYANT, E-RYT 500
Sara Bryant’s passion and practice of yoga led her to India to follow one of her dreams of becoming a yoga instructor. She lived at an ashram in Nasik and completed a 250 hour yoga teacher training program, where she received international certification as a yoga instructor. She returned to India a year and a half later in August 2008 to complete another 250 hour diploma in Yogic studies where she learned advanced yoga practices. Her love for children and play led her to Malaa of The Yoga Tree, to complete Yoga for Kids teacher training. following the birth of her son in 2009 Sara wanted to teach expecting mothers so she studied Prenatal Yoga at The Salts Spring Yoga Centre. After her move to the UK with her husband and two young children she decided to expand her knowledge once again and complete a 200 hour teacher training in another discipline Ashtanga Vinyasa and most recently 100 hour Yin Yoga with The Yoga People in London. Sara also previously qualified as a Weight Trainer and Pilates Fitness Instructor through the BCRPA (British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association).
Sara is dedicated to empowering people to use the body they are in. No matter what level of fitness or flexibility everyone needs to start somewhere. Join her to improve strength, relieve tension, have a better sense of well being and laugh! She offers regular classes on Bowen Island weekly and also offers private sessions.