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Michele DeVille


Grief Specialist, Educator, Life Coach, End of Life Doula, Grief Movement Guide, Writer, Speaker and fellow griever. Michele provides resources & workshops to better understand grief and how to better cope with your personal journey of loss. Guidance and tips on how to help someone who is grieving, resources & workshops on Grief in the Workplace, one on one coaching and end of life support for patients and their families.

Instagram: @micheledeville

Kiana Pierre


Kiana is a 29 year old yoga teacher and a dancer who has worked with kids and adults alike. Yoga gives her an amazing mental and spiritual freedom/ outlet especially during the lockdown. She believes yoga is for everybody and that anyone can do yoga, as long as they have the right access to it. That has been her mission for the last few years and it’s only just the beginning!


Hannah Brown


Hannah Brown is a yoga teacher and bodyworker based in Toronto, Canada. Hannah took her first 300 hour training in 2017 and since then she has collected certifications in Thai yoga massage, yin yoga, reiki, trauma informed yoga, accessible yoga and more. In addition to teaching in studios around Toronto, Hannah teaches yoga and mindfulness in schools and to adults with intellectual disabilities.

Instagram: @hannahbrownyoga

Firdose Moonda


Firdose is a South African of Indian descent, a yoga teacher, practitioner and researcher and passionate about issues of decolonisation and social justice.

She is inspired by black consciousness and subaltern theories and work towards freedom in the most universal sense.

Instagram: @firdosemoonda

Alaina Phillips


Alaina is the founder of Aurora yoga, as well as a teacher. Her Dad died in 2022, which inspired her to offer support to those going through grief. She has always believed grief and yoga need to tap into the emotions, mind and body.


Andreea Dumitru


After practicing Yoga for almost 4 years Andreea decided to take it to a whole new level and enrolled on a 200hr teacher training course. She feels this decision helped to improve her life to a whole new level and she's grateful to have the chance to share this here with you.

Instagram: @ananda_yatra_yoga

Shanna Small


Shanna Small is a writer and Yoga teacher who speaks to the intersectionality of Yoga and social justice. She has practiced Ashtanga Yoga and studied the Yoga Sutras since 2001. Shanna finds joy in making yoga accessible for all. She studied with Amber Karnes and Dianne Bondy and is Yoga For All certified. You can also find her at Sacred Vitality, her own online Yoga platform. She teaches diversity and inclusivity, Yoga Sutras as well as accessibility trainings and workshops. She is a founding member of Yoga For Recovery Foundation, a non-profit that helps those recovering from addiction, trauma and systemic oppression. Shanna is also certified in the Trauma Conscious Yoga Method by Nityada Gessel.

Instagram: @shannasmallofficial

Lucy Jacovelli Paterson


Writer and Blogger based in Edinburgh UK. Focused across the health, wellness and travel industries. Lucy harnesses the power of yoga and mindfulness to manage chronic eczema and pain.

Instagram: @lucywritescopy

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