Kristine Richmond has over 15 years experience in the health and wellness field as a Bodyworker, Somatic Educator and Yoga Instructor. She graduated with Honours at the top of her class from the Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage, Deep Flow Academy and Yoga West in Vancouver, BC.
Kristine started dancing at a young age gaining an early knowledge of anatomy and physiology, especially where it pertains to movement patterning and physical alignment. Always interested in bodywork and its profound physical effects, she contemplated different massage schools before deciding on the Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage because of its Holistic approach. More...
Vancouver local, Essa found her way on to her mat about 10 years ago. Within her first few visits to the studio she felt that she wanted to be the teacher. Being that she was a young single mom at the time, and working to provide for her son, those thoughts were pushed aside.
Over the course of the next decade Essa felt called to her mat, although the actual focus and dedication she gave it would rise and fall with the tides. A few years ago she started practicing regularly, and soon found her life taking another change of direction, leading her back towards finding her voice as a trained yoga teacher. More...
Barbara has worked in many environments including yoga studios, women's health services, women's shelters, universities and in advertising. No matter what the setting she has noticed that people hold tension, pain and illness in their bodies and that releasing this cellular memory requires healing on many levels. Reiki is a universal energy that assists with healing and is beneficial to everyone.
Barbara provides Reiki to both people and animals. Her specialty is working with those who have experienced or who are experiencing trauma and/or addiction. More...