In order to be endorsed to teach Insight Yoga, each of the teachers below completed our entire 500-hour program, which included residential retreats, trainings, daily meditation practice, assigned readings and writings as well as regular sessions with their assigned mentor. Upon completion of the program, these teachers submitted an hour-long video of one of their classes that integrated the themes of Insight Yoga for review and endorsement.
We encourage you to practice with these esteemed teachers. For additional information to be displayed, please select the teacher’s name.
Carly Forest has taught in Victoria BC for over a decade. Carly’s style provides her students with a range of mindfulness-based philosophy woven through the asana practice. She began her meditation training in 2002 and has sat numerous retreats since then, in both the Theravadin and Tibetan Buddhist traditions. She has studied Yin Yoga in depth with both Paul Grilley and Sarah Powers and has completed an 18-month Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Training at Spirit Rock. She is an endorsed Insight Yoga teacher, after completing her training with the Insight Yoga Institute in California. She offers deep gratitude and respect to her primary teachers Sarah Powers and Jennifer Welwood.