We are pleased to share the Libre Leading Lights journeys – a little window into the world of a few we connect with at Libre who dedicate to cultivating their light and sharing with the world.
The Libre Leading Lights have been busy and we wanted to re-introduce them to you and let you know what they have going on this summer.
Cora Wen founder of Yoga Bloom, a 300-hour advanced yoga teacher training, is an international specialist in yoga therapy. She teaches throughout Asia, Canada and the United States.
Cora’s style is a funky fusion of Chinese tradition, Western humor, anatomy, and humble-Buddhist-meets-meridian-magic. We met up with Cora in person – always a treat – her energy is joyous – and we took a couple of picks during tear down of the Toronto Yoga festival.
Cora has a YBLAB1000 (Yoga Therapy Intensives) Teacher Training workshop June 19th—22nd in San Jose, CA, an ongoing Online YB Lab and 6-Day Residential Retreat (Harnessing the Wind: Riding the Waves in the “Sea of Chi” ) June 28th-July 4th.
Victoria Maxwell (BFA/BPP*), is the self-proclaimed Bi-Polar Princess, one of North America’s top speakers and educators on the ‘lived’ experience of mental illness and recovery, and dismantling stigma. She lives with bipolar disorder, anxiety and psychosis and has, for more than 12 years.
Victoria is busy this month with 3 That’s Just Crazy Talk performances and workshops She’s in Calgary and Canmore, AB this week and then heading south to Sacramento. CA.
Lilith Bailey-Kroll is the founder of Yoga Is My Health Insurance (YIMHI). She was introduced to yoga in her teens to address physical discomfort from scoliosis, which has greatly improved with the regular practice of Yoga.
Lilith has been on the go this month with YIMHI Workshops. She’s already been to Austin, TX and Pittsburgh, PA and is heading to Cincinnati, OH and Erie, PA next. In July she’ll be give a workshop in Crestone, CO.
Sarah Jamieson is a Movement Coach & Philanthroprenuer ,with several certifications including ACE, FMS 2, YT Level 4, NLP.
We are sending Sarah positive healing vibes as she is on the mend from an emergency appendectomy. Her next big event is the #RUN4MOM 57Km – Supporting CMHA & BWSS is July 26th. This Vancouver BC 57km run supports mental health and ending violence against women.
Leah Goard, has 20+ years of experience in business spanning four continents in industries including health & wellness, off shore finances, marketing and business consulting. As the driving force behind her company Define, Design, Align she is passionately dedicated to helping courageous individuals and businesses find clarity, rediscover their purpose & direction, reclaim their freedom & create a sustainable abundant lifestyle.
Leah is challenging us to have fun this summer, to create some wonderful and lasting memories. Read her blog post the power of play, summer bucket lists + the most important moments of your life, download her Summer Bucket List template and fill it with things to do this summer that ‘inspire you to play’.
Jan Jensen is a Nia Black Belt Instructor, Writer, Artist, Synergist for Fabulous Vitality.
Jan loves to entice people into action with the pure joy of movement and the deliciousness of whole foods that nourish the body. Jan is teaching Nia classes on the Sunshine Coast and in Sechelt, BC. Watch Jan’s website for the next Get Cultu
red workshop to learn how to make easy-to-make cultured vegetables. They are full of probiotics, taste delightful and are easy to add to what you already eat as side dishes or condiments.
Guy Gabriel studied at The Taoist Institute, The Center for Yoga and The California College of Ayurveda. At LMU he received certification in their Yoga Therapy RX and Yoga and Ecology programs.
Currently Guy teaches Therapeutic Flow classes at various corporate, private gyms and at the Therayoga Studio. The TheraYoga Method, a heartfelt, functional approach to practicing yoga, whether you’re a beginner, experienced yogi, recovering from an injury, or living with a special condition. Guy has been working regularly with students living with Parkinson’s and Fibromyalgia, who have had extremely wonderful results slowing the progression down.
Taylor Wells, M.A., M.Ed., RYT, is an Author; founder and owner -with her husband – of Prana Power Yoga™ (5 studios in Massachusetts and New York); United Nations Yoga Peace Ambassador; Boston Herald Columnist; Clinical Psychologist; Boston Herald Blogger; Master Yoga & Spiritual Teacher; Creator and sole writer of Super-mom.com; and Healthy Lifestyle Activist.
Taylor is keeping busy running Prana Power Yoga (5 studios in Massachusetts and New York), being a Boston Herald Blogger, writing on her blogs Super Mom and Best Life Ever. She is also a very busy mom raising 5 beautiful children.
Helena Zera-Axelrod, founder of Vyana Yoga, is a RYT Prana Flow ® senior teacher and grateful student of the global Yogini and Sacred Activist Shiva Rea.
Helena offers several workshops at Vyana; the Hastapada Workshop (for teachers and curious students of Yoga in the Flow), Pelvic Floor Workshop (helps to alleviate pelvic floor conditions, including urinary incontinence and frequency, infertility, dysmenorrhea, pelvic pain and more) and an Ayurveda Workshop – learn about the 3 Doshas. She continues to study with Dr Lad a pre-eminent Ayurvedic doctor and share her learnings.
Dr. Steffany Moonaz is PhD, RYT-500 is a yoga therapist, trains yoga teachers how to work with arthritic students/patients and is a researcher in Baltimore, MD.
Steffany is working to bring yoga to people with arthritis in communities nationwide, as well as educating yoga teachers about the unique needs of this population. Visit Yoga for Arthritis to learn more about her teacher training programs or to find an instructor near you.
We so appreciate these Libre Leading Lights who are doing great things to evolve our world to a sustainable and peaceful place.