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Owner of Alchemy®, Rachel has a passion for people and for yoga. Her life journey was one of pain for a long time.  From this place came Rachels' compassion and desire to help others heal and find victory with the beauty of yoga.  Rachel found yoga 23 years ago in recovery from an eating disorder, addictions and anxiety. It helped her begin and now continue the process of healing. Rachel offers classes from a place of safety, warmth and acceptance, and is the heart and soul of Alchemy®.

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Sonya understands how the business of life can allow patterns of stress and anxiety to be life.  Sonya enjoys to offer the teachings of yoga as she is aware of how yoga and breath work allow the opportunity to slow down and become aware of life. 

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Peggy came to the mat later in life and discovered a way to calm the mind, move the body and nurture the soul. She is a true proponent of honouring the unique body each yogi brings to their practice.  While stress brought her to the mat, she has discovered that practicing regularly has significantly reduced the impact of strain and tension on her life and welcomes you to join her to ease into morning.  

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Jennifer has been a student of yoga for almost ten years.  The approach to her own practice and the classes she teaches reflect acceptance of the body, awareness of sensation and the appropriate action required to settle in. Jennifer offers a safe and peaceful space to practice yoga and encourages students to arrive on their mats exactly as they are.

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A graduate of Alchemy Yoga Teacher Training, Lianne is honoured and grateful to be guiding you through a Yin Yoga series and couldn’t think of a more special place to begin her teaching journey.


Certified in Hatha, Yin & Children’s Yoga,  passionate about all styles and flows, Lianne enjoys teaching a wide variety of classes.  "Accepting and being true to myself, living in the present moment and living a life of balance are a few of the blessings that yoga has brought into my life and I look forward to sharing them with you."

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A recent graduate from Alchemy Yoga Teacher Training, Shannon attended her first yoga class while in college. She fell in love with both the physical and the spiritual side of the practice. After a 13 year long career in  film and television and 15 years at home raising two kids Shannon decided follow her heart and go beyond dabbling in yoga to daily practice and became a certified yoga teacher. “My return to yoga has taken me down a path to re-discovering myself, my spirituality and feeling more at peace in the world.”

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Xiaoke (Marcia) Zeng is a divine yoga teacher and received her 200 hour yoga teacher training at Alchemy in 2022. Through yoga practices, she uses her spiritual gifts and intuitive abilities to facilitate a healing space for you to connect with your inner light and knowingness. She is also a lightworker, multi-dimensional quantum energy healer, messenger, and spirit ambassador. Besides yoga classes, she offers Illuminated Quantum Healing Hypnosis (IQH) service online ( 


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Loretta has a multitude of experiences supporting children and teens as an educator for DSBN. She has patience, flexibility and creativity, which allows her to be successful in supporting people with a variety of special needs within the schools and community. She has a passion for inclusion, and ensuring everyone feels accepted, understood and supported through genuine kindness and care. Her smile, vibrance and energy shines as she encourages and demonstrates the importance of growth mindset, learning and growing because of our struggles. She is an open, honest and authentic individual who advocates for mental health and offers tools to continuously practice self care through yoga, mindfulness, breathwork and meditation.


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