Owner of Alchemy®, Rachel cares. Her life journey has been one of pain and joy, suffering and victory. Rachel found yoga 22 years ago in recovery from an eating disorder, addictions and anxiety. It helped her begin the process of healing. Now her life's passion is to walk alongside others as they heal. Rachel offers classes from a place of safety 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 offers 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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Amanda understands the impact Yoga can make. She has found herself become the best version of who she wants to be, while on the mat. Amanda has been teaching Yoga for 6 years and is celebrating 7 years of sobriety. At Alchemy® Amanda shares the beauty of what Yoga has to offer and always brings her sense of humour to the mat.
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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Sam has been practicing Tai Chi Chuan for over 20 years. He studied Tai Chi for over 10 years with Sifu Kong of Niagara, where he was also taught Qigong and Push Hands sensitivity training. Sam started teaching Tai Chi to the public 2 years ago for the SCVFA and the DSBN. Tai Chi has helped him with anxiety relief, pain management, and movement fluidity. He believes these and other benefits of Tai Chi can be discovered by everyone.