• We are so very proud of the instructors that teach under our roof! Combined we have been teaching and practicing yoga of over 75 years! Many of us hold International Certifications as well as National Certifications. We all love yoga and have become experts in our styles and how we teach. We pride ourselves in growing a non-judgmental environment that really believes that the student is why we are here. We truly want the best for you and do our very best to deliver that to you. Our classes are safe and our students truly become our family and know that when they are here they are welcomed with open arms at no-matter the level, shape, beginner, experienced, age or what have you... it is your journey and we deliver what you need.

    It's about compassion, growth, keeping the history and the traditions from the lineage before us, taught to us by our gurus, and masters. It's about celebrating the differences that we all have and learning how to adapt and move so that your yoga journey truly becomes your journey!

    Yes we truly do believe that YOGA is for EVERYbody! 

  • Nicky Poulin,

    Nicky Poulin, CYA-ERYT 1000++ Yoga Instructor & Teacher Trainer, Yoga Therapist, Thai Yoga Massage, CCF Wellness & Life Balance Coach/Mentor

    She is also a Teacher Trainer and Yoga Therapy Instructor, with lineage instructors. Nicky likes to specialize her classes towards those who are dealing with ailments, grief, anxiety, stress, illnesses and more. Trained in restorative yoga, yoga therapy, pranyama (breathing), meditation, mindfulness practices, MELT,  Nicky believes a balanced class is where one will find life's balance. Nicky holds registrations and certificates in yoga from India, Budapest, United States and Canada.

    Yoga Instructor & Yoga Therapy

    Nicky has been practicing Yoga for over 18 years, teaching for over 16; she started she started her yoga practice during a time of illness. After being diagnosed with fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, chronic pain, IBS, depression, stress as well as other illnesses. It was during that time that Nicky’s yoga journey began and the dramatic changes in her life and well being took place.

    Nicky believes that including yoga in her life has saved her life and uses a daily yoga practice to keep her diagnosis in check.

    Nicky is a self described “round body”. Her compassion and first hand understanding of what it feels like to be the first time student, in pain, stressed and feeling intimidated about “not fitting in” is the exact reason why Nicky’s desire to teach first ignited.

    She is also a certified MELT instructor: a treatment technique that helps release fibromyalgia, chronic pain and other body related stress disorders.

    Nicky teaches techniques to help you alleviate pain caused by fibromyalgia, chronic pain, traumatic stress disorders, migraines, asthma, depression, anxiety, and more. Nicky is a kind, compassionate and understanding instructor, who is very aware of the human body, and knows how to make safe modifications that will assist you in obtaining the most out of your yoga practice.
    Nicky understands the issues with body image perception, and always offers a friendly environment, where no-BODY gets left behind.
    Out in our community, Nicky teaches classes and workshops for many associations and businesses. Including the North Bay Regional Health Care Centre, North Bay and Area Aids Committee, North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit, Children’s Aid Society, the Retired Teachers Foundation of Nipissing, and more.
    Nicky’s passion for yoga, and compassion for all prompted Nicky to initiate a yoga program for patients in the mental health area of the North Bay Regional Health Centre.

    Nicky is available for wellness talks and workshops away from the studio as well.
    Registered / certified Yoga instructor & Yoga Therapy (CYA Gold)<p> Mysore Mandala India 200RYT
  • Darren Renaud, CYA-ERYT 1000++ Yoga Instructor, Myofascial Release Therapist, Quality and Organizational Development Specialist

    Darren has been teaching yoga for ten years and practicing for twelve. He is one of Canada’s first certified OmGym® instructors and his background in kinesiology, anatomy, and eastern holistic practices brings a unique depth to his teachings. Darren is a certified Reiki Master, Chek® HLC2, and has over twenty five years practicing various martial arts, and meditation. With all of this combined, you can expect a focus on the mind body connection, helping you to maximize the efficiency of movement and thought.

    Do you have any of these conditions?

    • Arthritis
    • Back & Neck Pain
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Insomnia
    • Tension and Migraine Headaches
    • Sciatica
    • Stress & Anxiety
    • Scar Pain and Appearance
    • Cellulite
    • S.I. Joint Pain
    • PMS / PMT
    • Menopause
    • Irritable Bowl Syndrome
    • Digestion & Elimination Difficulties
    • Food sensitivities
    • Fatigue / Low Energy
    • Injuries caused by Repetitive Overuse
    • And Many Others!

    To contact Darren, email info@naturallywell.ca call 705 752 0294 or 705 499 2512 or visit http://naturallywell.ca/

  • Michelle Kane