YOUR FACULTY

SONJA FOSS

•  Energetic Healer
•  Plant Medicine Educator
•  Internationally Recognized Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 200)
•  Reiki Master
•  Joyous and Joyful
•  Nature and Outdoor Enthusiast
•  Avid yogini, hiker, biker, camper, sunbather, forager 

Sonja changes lives. Her whole Being is devoted and completely committed to creating and holding sacred space for those in search of healing. She cultivates connections with her clients and students where they feel loved, safe, seen and encouraged to take brave steps towards the light. Every woman who heals herself is able to heal the world. That is the power of this beautiful healing soul. 

Sonja’s mission in this world is to help people find their joy and true happiness through yoga and reiki. Connect with her today to find your joy.

Since her first 200 Hour training, Sonja has taught over 2000 hours of yoga, been a home based studio owner, a contractor, sole proprietor and part of yoga teaching teams. She is now trained in almost 1300 hours of yoga teacher training. She is certified to teach power, vinyasa flow, hatha, restorative, yin, nidra and trauma-informed yoga. All of these styles of yoga feed into her teaching approach and offer students a deep and profound sense of peace.

Alexina Mehta

  • Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
  • Certification in Acupuncture
  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics
  • Pilates and Yoga teacher since 2001
  • Energy Medicine Practitioner since 2008
  • Founder of Celebrating the Goddess
  • Online School
  • Founder of Devi Yoga Love
  • Founder of Infinity Workplace Wellness
  • Leads wellness retreats internationally
Dr. Alexina Mehta, ND is passionate about serving the health and well-being of others. She encountered yoga and the spiritual traditions at a young age and is fascinated with the possibilities of human potential. Interestingly, her great-grandfather, R.B. Lal Singh Mehta was on a team who discovered the oldest written book ever found of earth so far, called the Diamond Sutras. The book teaches about enlightenment and compassion. These teachings are an important part of Dr. Mehta’s life.

Dr. Mehta has a thriving practice in Kitsilano, Vancouver with a focus on family medicine, women’s health, hormone imbalances, pediatrics, digestive health, weight loss, sports performance, mind-body awareness and chronic disease. She brings an inspirational, uplifting, refreshing and innovative approach to natural medicine. She has guided many to not just better health, but also peace of mind. She has pursued additional training in multiple areas: women’s health, transpersonal psychology, Energy Medicine, Ayurveda, craniosacral therapy, bowen therapy, family constellation work, applied kinesiology, biofeedback and neural therapy. Dr. Alexina Mehta has been teaching and guiding events centered on inspirational Natural Medicine, women’s health and mind-body education regularly since 2008.

Deanna Deacon

•  Intuitive Coach
•  doTERRA Wellness Advocate
•  Holistic Healer
• Yoga Teacher 
•  Body Positivity Advocate
•  Outdoor Enthusiast
•  Naturalist

Deanna Deacon coaches women to understand their physical pain patterns in order to acknowledge their body as an intuitive map and find peace & empowerment in their lives. This journey began from a childhood of intense physical pain that took years to acknowledge was directly related to emotional trauma. Over the last 10+ years Deanna has been exploring the healing potential of yoga to connect deeper into her body’s intuitive wisdom and has recently become a certified yoga instructor focusing in Anusara, a modern-day Hatha system. Deanna’s goal in life is to re-activate Divine Feminine Empowerment in every being she meets, allowing you to honour and welcome your true authentic self to the game of Life.

Deanna is also the Founder of the global community of women supporting women; Soulful Sisterhood. This online community was created in May 2017 to connect women far & wide to offer inspiration, kindness & friendship and live a High Vibration Life.

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