E-RYT | Founder of The Yogini Path | Vinyasa | Kundalini | Meditation
Kristen began her yoga practice in a sweaty Ashtanga-based studio in the heart of Canmore. A Certified Personal Trainer and ACMG Hiking Guide, turned Yoga + Meditation Teacher and Lifestyle Coach, she has been an explorer of movement medicine through sport, fitness, dance, climbing, hiking and yoga.
Inspired by the wild surroundings of the majestic Canadian Rockies, Kristen is known for the reverent way she weaves rich wisdom from her studies in the ancient traditions of yoga and indigenous medicine and makes it relevant for modern day living. As a teacher, mentor and lifestyle coach her calling is to guide others towards their passion, purpose, and powerful presence in life.
As creator of The Yogini Path (108hrs), an empowering path of yogic study and practice for women, Kristen is dedicated to guiding women towards their power, grace, voice and dharma as true leaders and lightworkers living in alignment with their highest self.
She has also founded The Unity Project, a charitable cause that supports Ninos del Sol, a family of 15 orphan children in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Since 2011 she is committed to ensuring her Peruvian family goes on to secondary education, successful careers and thrive in their lives, breaking the cycle they were born into of poverty and abuse.
As a teacher Kristen focuses on artful alignment, nervous system support and endocrine system balance. Her studies in yoga have explored various disciplines over the past 15 years spanning the physical, psychological to the very subtle body. Certified in alignment based Hatha, Vinyasa, Yoga Nidra and Kundalini, Kristen aims to open others to the depth of subtle body study, powerful movement, neural re-programming and a rich multi-faceted yoga journey in body, breath and mind.
She is known as a teacher’s teacher and has been mentoring yoga teachers in business and professional development for the past 8 years and through her Art of Teaching Teacher Mentorship Program.
Kristen is also part of the teaching faculty for the Yoga + Meditation Center of Calgary 200Hr Meditation Teacher Training Program and the founder of the Sacred Roots Yoga School. She is excited to bring together a powerful line-up of senior teachers for the ASCEND 300Hr Advanced Teacher Training Program in later 2019.