Darren Ell is a documentary photographer whose work has been exhibited frequently in Montreal art galleries and published in mainstream and alternative media throughout Canada. Using portraiture, documentary photographs, interviews and sound, he has told stories from Palestine, Haiti, Greece, Mexico, Canada and the United States. He is a contributing photographer to Polaris Images in…

Claire Holden Rothman discovered Insight Meditation in 2004. Since then, she has enjoyed over 200 days of silent retreat in Canada, the U.S., and Asia, including the 3-month retreat at the Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts and, most recently, a one-month monastic retreat in Lumbini, Nepal. Her core teachers in Montreal are Pascal Auclair and Daryl…

Véronique Martin has worked in the media as a writer for Canadian Press, and as an English-French translator. In 2004 she began her Ashtanga Yoga practice at Studio Yogasource. She took her teacher training in the Ashtanga style with Allison Ulan. In 2006-2007, she continued her training studying Iyengar inspired alignment-based hatha yoga with Hart…

As the pace of our lives quicken, as our stressors increase, as we are bombarded with messages designed to monetize our desires, the wisdom of the Buddhist tradition becomes even more relevant to our daily lives. Pascal Auclair has been immersed in it since 1997, sitting retreats in Asia and America with revered monastics and lay teachers. He has…

Yoga Teacher / Studio Director

Julie Nadler, MA, RYT. On the first leg of my journey, I was a runner, a karate black belt and a high school English teacher. When I retired, yoga found me. As a yoga teacher I draw on training in Yin yoga, with Angela Reid, Principle-Based Partner yoga, with Elysabeth Williamson, and 35 years of…

Yoga Teacher / Studio Director

MALCOLM MCLEAN Malcolm McLean, RYT, offers yoga classes inspired by an eclectic yoga practice of many decades. Particular attention is given to breath and alignment, with options for gentler and more challenging variations of postures; each student adapting the practice to his or her needs. Intention: through effort, stretching, balancing, conscious breathing… to bring the…

MALCOLM MCLEAN & JULIE NADLER, TEAM TEACHERS Malcolm and Julie met through yoga and have been practicing together and teaching together ever since. His background as a writer/translator and hers as an English/Drama/Art  teacher; his teaching experience of 15 years with yoga and hers of 35 years in high school classrooms: together they offer well…

Yoga Teacher

Formerly an avid runner and participant in various sports; Kristen has always been focused on physical health and well-being. In 2000, she discovered yoga and ever since, her mat has been the foundation for her daily life.  Initially drawn to Ashtanga’s vigorous sequences, in 2014 she discovered an Iyengar-inspired Hatha practice and quickly became an…

Yoga Teacher

Cary’s energy and light sense of humour creates a space of acceptance, creativity and a safe haven from our busy lives. Cary’s classes are both enlightening and rejuvenating focusing on Heart centred alignment based Hatha Yoga.  Cary is an accomplished actor and yoga has offered her a natural compliment to her acting. Through the practice…

Yoga Teacher / Studio Director

Emily completed her prenatal yoga teacher training with Little Lotus at Happy Tree yoga studio in February 2017 and her 200hrs YTT with Om west in June of the same year. A long-time practitioner of yoga she brings her 10+ years of therapeutic massage and knowledge of the body to create a meaningful, memorable and…