RAM VAKKALANKA 500 ERYT was born and brought up in India, steeped in the Yogic tradition. He studied Sanskrit, Yoga philosophy and Nada Yoga from a very young age and imbibed the essence of Yoga. Ram's breadth and depth of knowledge of Yogic philosophy and Vedic sciences such as Ayurveda and Vedic astrology are considered extra-ordinary and he is described as 'a blessing to the global Yoga community'. His works have been published in print as well as on-line. His talks have been broadcast on Radio as well as TV. So far, 20 CDs, one DVD as well as an online video course...www.aksharayoga.com
TANIA was introduced to yoga by her Grandma when she was 16 yrs old, she hasn’t left her mat since. Now, a master of Hatha Yoga, Tania is a 500 E-RYT, based in Canada, who has been leading Hatha, Vinyasa & Yin Yoga classes for over 18 years. Tania is known for her powerful practice & engaging teaching style. Tania began focusing on Teacher Training in 2010 and has lead over 30 successful 200, 300 & 500 YTT Programs across the world. Her style is deeply practical and inspiring. Tania challenges her students, to push through perceived limitations, encouraging them to be their absolute best.
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Vinyasa Yoga)
Lizza is a Certified Yoga Teacher from Russia, made with love in Saint Petersburg City. "In my lifestyle, sports take an important part. In Russia, I had always been very active and enjoyed extreme sports. With the move to Koh Samui, yoga has become the central part of my life. In 2015, I completed one week of intensive Vipassana Meditation experience in Meditation Retreat Center Dipabhāvan here on Koh Samui. In May 2017, I completed a certified 200 Hour Intensive Yoga Teacher Training in India, Rishikesh. Enjoy to teaching Yin Yoga, Nidra, Adjustment, Hatha Yoga
SAMANTHA CRONIN 500 E RYT is very grateful to be a part of The Yoga Mat Team. Samantha is blessed to be trained in various styles of yoga. She has been teaching yoga in the GTA and the United Kingdom over the past 10 years. Samantha is thrilled to be a part of the faculty delivering the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification Program at The Yoga Mat in Markham. “When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great,