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Banff

Erin Evans

Rocky Mountain Yoga

Erin Evans was born in Nairobi, Kenya, when her parents participated in a house swap with an African family. This was only a short term arrangement however, and her parents eventually returned to Canada, raising Erin in Saskatchewan. After taking a holiday in Banff at the end of university, Erin discovered that the town was a melting pot of cultures that she wanted to immerse herself in. But, it was not until she moved to the Bow Valley that she discovered her true calling to teach yoga. Always active throughout her youth and competing and excelling in every sport she tried, Erin never realized that being active could become a job. After attending the University of Saskatchewan for Business, Erin found herself working in human resources. It soon became apparent, however, that this... Read the profile >>

Jeff Mah

The Yoga Lounge

I live at the intersection between art, science and spirit… But it wasn’t always this way. Life can be mysterious, and the turns we are given can lead us down interesting paths. Over a decade ago, I found myself sidelined with a bad shoulder injury from snowboarding. Along the healing process, a friend suggested that I try yoga. While I eventually got my arm back, I found other things that are even harder to experience in our manic lives. Ideals such as happiness, awareness, and a desire to live better. The wonder of what it’s like be alive in this world and time time. It’s yoga that has given me the spark and audacity to try and make a difference. Over these past 10+ years of teaching, I’ve seen a lot. I started through a traditional set-practice – the Ashtanga system, and... Read the profile >>

Trish Huston

I find my yoga on a mat, in a great book, or on an invigorating hike in the Rockies. My love of yoga began while watching my Mom practice to VHS tapes when I was just a little yogi practicing happy baby pose. I moved to Banff in 2011 for what was supposed to be a short adventure, but the beauty of Banff drew me back for more. Immediately welcomed into the yoga community, I knew I had to stay. Trained in Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga and drawn to any style that lets me move, breath, create space and community, I am eager to learn and practice all forms of yoga. My passion for this practice lies in it's ability to transform your life; teaching you that anything is possible, whether it's a posture on the mat or a life long goal. I am humbled by the practice everyday whether learning a... Read the profile >>