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Cynthia is the co-owner of The Yoga Sanctuary. She received her Yoga Teacher Training Certificate at Yoga Works in Los Angeles, studying under the tutelage of Maty Ezraty, Chuck Miller, Eddie Modestini and Erich Schiffmann.
Cynthia began teaching in the greater Toronto area in 1997, teaching in public schools, hospitals, private and public gyms, as well as leading retreats on Ward's Island and in Northern Ontario.
In 2000, Cynthia studied in New York City and Boulder, Colorado with Ashtanga guru, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. That same year she completed an Ashtanga Teacher Training with David Swenson. As well, Cynthia studied extensively with Toronto teacher Esther Myers. She has been blessed to have studied with many of the other senior Ashtanga Yoga teachers in North America.
For the past 9 years Cynthia has both created and taught The Yoga Sanctuary Yoga Teacher Training 250 hour courses. Cynthia also teaches the Advanced Yoga Teacher Training 300 hour course, as well as the Pre-Natal Yoga Teacher Training. She was also honoured to be part of the faculty of The Yoga Show in both 2002, 2003 and 2008. Cynthia has an instructional yoga CD of the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga available in both a short-form CD and the full Primary Series double CD.
Cynthia brings love, light and the insights of many teachers to her classes. Her passion for yoga inspires and motivates her students to reach their goals, whether it be inner peace, body awareness or building self-confidence.