Tracey’s vision is to share yoga philosophy & practice in a manner that is authentic, accessible and applicable to modern day life. Her classes are grounded in a sound knowledge of the physical body and a humble perspective on the power of the mind. She seeks to incorporate self-inquiry as a tool of self-realization in every practice. She specializes in delivering classes (yin yoga & vinyasa) that are healing and invigorating for all levels of the body.
As an educator, Tracey is proud to participate in a number of programs aimed at the cultivation of both mind and body. She is the creator and director of Toronto’s first Yin Yoga teacher training, which continually inspires her to evolve with her students. Tracey is actively involved in mentoring teachers and creating high quality curriculum for Yoga Teacher Training Programs. She has directly facilitated over 2000 hours of course delivery as well as over 2000 hours of teacher mentorship.
Tracey is a Yoga Therapist and has completed > 2000 hours in yoga teacher training of various lineages (Hatha, Vinyasa, Jivamukti, Yin, Prenatal, Yoga Therapy (Sri T Krishnamacharya), Yoga Nidra, Restorative) and her primary influences include Sharon Gannon, David Life, Bernie Clark, Felicia & Ante Pavlovic, Saraswathi Vasudevan, and Dr. N. Chandrasekaran. She is a member of the Ontario Nurses Association (ONA), Canadian Yoga Alliance (RYT 500+), Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 500) as well as the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
Her formal education includes post-secondary studies in molecular biology, nursing, critical care nursing, advanced life support, anatomy & pathophysiology, parenting/child development, health education, perinatal care, swedish massage and thai yoga massage.
She has worked as a critical care nurse in a busy downtown intensive care unit and as a health educator for women and children. She is grateful for this amazing life, the practice of yoga, and for the support and love of her husband, daughter, son and friends.