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Andrea Ross

Yoga Teacher

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Andrea’s passion for yoga began in 1997 when she found herself living a stone’s throw from Barry & Marcia’s bedroom Sivananda Yoga studio on Rosebery Avenue. The drastic difference between days beginning with yoga and those that did not quickly led to addiction: signing up for several Hatha yoga classes each week, lassoing unsuspecting friends and family into joining her and, eventually, hosting weekly group classes on the rooftop of her new home. In the 20+ years since, she’s enjoyed pre-natal yoga, mom-and-baby yoga, Ashtanga yoga, Kundalini yoga, Bikram yoga, wall yoga, Vinyasa yoga, restorative yoga, Yin yoga, Yoga Nidra, and (notoriously unsuccessfully) acro yoga.

Yoga practice took centre stage in Andrea’s life following a year of breast cancer treatment, in 2010. Patient daily practice slowly restored her lost mobility, flexibility and clarity. It opened emotional space. It consistently course-corrected her inward and outward perspectives. Back on her feet, and full of gratitude, her passion expanded into a desire to share. In 2012, Andrea spent three (gruelling) weeks studying and practicing (200 hour Hatha teacher training) under Frog Lotus Yoga at the beautiful Shanti Yoga Centre on Wolfe Island. She has been leading gentle participant-focused classes ever since.

Andrea is especially interested in making the pleasures of yoga accessible, tailoring classes to the abilities of regular participants and drawing emphasis toward the inner habits that extend beyond the mat. In addition to calling on learnings from workshops in LifeForce Yoga, Kundalini, meditation, mindfulness, Reiki, Yoga Assists and Thai Yoga Massage, Andrea studies and implements the wisdom of physical gurus such as Jill Miller, Amy Weintraub, Eric Franklin, Eric Goodman, Donna Eden as well as mindfulness gurus and poets such as Rick Hansen, Tara Brach, Danna Faulds and Kaveri Patel.

Yoga is taking time to soften into life. No experience or stretchiness required. 

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Alisha Bailey
Hatha, Hot, Power, Yin
Alisha Bailey
Amy Klassen
Hatha
Amy Klassen
Andrea Ross
Hatha
Andrea Ross
Anne Jarbouh
Hatha, Meditation and Gong
Anne Jarbouh
Biatris Lasu
Hatha
Biatris Lasu
Bronwyn Steinberg
Hot
Bronwyn Steinberg
Catherine Heinmiller
Hatha
Catherine Heinmiller
Chantal Riel
Hatha
Chantal Riel
Debi Arnoni
Hatha
Debi Arnoni
Ed Hum
Bikram Hot, Classic Hot
Ed Hum
Emile Cormier
Gong, Kundalini
Emile Cormier
Ivory VanVeen
Hatha, Hot, Yin
James (Satjit) Chabot
Kundalini
James (Satjit) Chabot
Karoline Eder
Bikram Hot, Classic Hot, Hatha
Karoline Eder
Kerry Lundy
Hatha
Kerry Lundy
Laura Baker
Hatha
Laura Baker
Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Hatha
Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Leah Labib
Hot
Leah Labib
Lesley LeRoux
Hatha, Prenatal
Lesley LeRoux
Lianna MacDonald
Hatha
Lianna MacDonald
Lucy Castell
Hot, Power
Lucy Castell
Mahsan Poorasadollahi
Hatha
Matthew MacKenzie
Hatha
Matthew MacKenzie
Meghan McEvoy
Baby and Mom
Meghan McEvoy
Meherbani Kaur
Kundalini
Meherbani Kaur
Monique Newton
Hatha, Yin
Monique Newton
Naomi Simon
Bikram Hot
Naomi Simon
Regina Anderson
Bikram Hot
Regina Anderson
Salwa Abdelsame
Hatha
Salwa Abdelsame
Samantha Purdy
Bikram Hot
Samantha Purdy
Sara Simon
Prenatal
Sara Simon
Sofiya Vyhovska
Hatha, Hot, Power, Yin
Sofiya Vyhovska
Tania Frechette
Kundalini
Tania Frechette
Teacher Rotation
Donation Classes
Teacher Rotation
Yolande LaRoche
Hot, Power
Yolande LaRoche