• Dave Palibroda

    Iyenger Yoga Intro II

    Dave has been practicing and studying yoga since 2004, completed his teacher training in 2009 and earned an Intro I designation in 2013.   He has a quiet demeanor and keen insight, bringing a calming, spiritual effect on the class creating a deeper awareness in the students. Dave has a passion for true environmental sustainability.  

  • Jo-Ann Sutherland

    Iyengar Yoga Intermediate Junior II

    Jo-Ann began her practice of yoga in Montreal in 1971.  She has studied under the renowned teachings of Swami Vishnudevananda, Swami Satchidananda and B.K.S. Iyengar.  Since 1984 Jo-Ann has studied exclusively under the Iyengar Yoga System and is an Intermediate Junior II Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher.  She is a committed student of Iyengar yoga and travels regularly to update her studies.  Since 1997 Jo-Ann has travelled to Pune, India four times to study at Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI) with the Iyengars.  Jo-Ann is a past member of the board of directors for the Iyengar Association of Canada (IYAC).  She is currently an assessor for IYAC/ACYI and oversees a teacher training program with Ingelise Nherlan, Senior Intermediate III, Iyengar teacher.  She also teaches workshops nationally.  Her holistic approach to life encompasses yoga, herbology, nutrition and ayurvedic medicine.  Her innermost understanding of human nature and the effects of yoga asana, chanting and meditation on the psyche make her classes precise, enlightening and fun. 

  • Miranda Jones

    Iyengar Yoga Intro II

    Miranda has been studying yoga since 1982 and has more than a decade of experience in creative dance training and performance.  She is a well-known Saskatchewan artist who continues to strive for balance in her love for purity, art, yoga and life.  She has been teaching at JNS Yoga Studio since 1993.   

  • Evelyn Nixey

    Iyengar Yoga Intermediate Junior I

    Evelyn has been studying yoga since 1978.  She began teaching in the Iyengar tradition in 1993.  She made her first visit to Pune, India in 1997 attending the Canadian Iyengar Yoga Teacher's Intensive.  Since that time she has returned six more times to India to deepen her studies.   Evelyn studies regularly with Senior Canadian Iyengar yoga teachers.  Evelyn discovered that regular practice of yoga asana improved her strength, flexibility, stamina, postural alignment, concentration and brought about a deep sense of inner peace, strength and contentment in her everyday life.  Evelyn taught for many years in Spruce Grove Alberta.  In 2007, after retiring from her career in Education she moved back to her home city of Saskatoon.  Evelyn began teaching at JNS Yoga Studio in 2008.  Evelyn says she is grateful to be able to continue her studies at JNS and share her knowledge and experience with her students.  She believes the beauty and joy of Iyengar yoga is that there is always a new level of learning.   

  • Diane Barker

    Iyengar Yoga Intro I

    bio coming soon.

  • Steve Boechler

    Iyengar Yoga Intro II

    Steve has been studying yoga at JNS since 1995.  He has attended many workshops taught by the leading Iyengar teachers in Canada and has studied in Pune, India at RIMYI.  He understands the importance of bringing balance to the mind and the body.  "Yoga creates the opportunity to bring stillness and calm to the mind and awareness to the body.  It is exciting to watch students discover the benefits of Iyengar Yoga."

  • Sandie Irvine

    Iyengar Yoga Intro I

    A student of Iyengar yoga since 1999 and teacher at JNS since 2005.  Through over 20 years experience participating in workshops and studies worldwide she has gathered qualities of compassion, balance, hustle and joy when sharing the disciplines of meditation, asana, and pranayama; cultivating for her students a diverse journey of coming home to the self.
    An academic, artist and quiet activist, Sandie echos the words of Patricia Sullivan "Through my practice and teaching, I am challenged, frequently humbled, ever grateful" 

  • Gesine Montgomery

    Iyengar Yoga Intro II