Yoga. Teacher Training. Fitness


CHECK OUT OUR 200 and 300 Hour Advanced-Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Yoga Alliance Approved Yoga Teacher Training Programs

Welcome to  The Yoga and Wellness Studio, Yoga & Fitness Studio and Yoga Alliance approved Yoga Teacher Training School. Offering one of the most comprehensive class schedules in Lanark County and surrounding areas, led by our internationally and nationally certified Registered Yoga Teachers and Therapists, we focus on quality instruction; small class sizes and an expansive selection of yoga styes.

Among the certifications of our Registered Yoga Teachers:

Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant; Hot Yoga; YIN Yoga; Yoga for Cancer; Power Yoga; Kids Yoga; Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra: Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors; Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga; Warrior Yoga; Restorative; Pre and Post Natal Yoga; Aerial Yoga; Ashtanga Yoga; and Restorative

For those wanting to expand their personal yoga practice or inspire others, our Yoga Teacher Training Program is approved by Yoga Alliance at the 200 hour level and our 300 Hour Advanced-Therapeutic. We are  a member school of the International Association of Yoga Therapists.

We serve Smiths FallsBrockville; Kingston; Ottawa; and communities within the Ottawa Valley through providing Yoga Teacher Training and continuing education and training workshops for yoga teachers. Our workshops are designed to be eligible as continuing education credits under Yoga Alliance.

The Yoga and Wellness Studio is an approved Certified Private Educational Institution by The Minister of Employment and Social Development and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for the 200, 300 and Yoga Therapy Teacher Training programs.  Students taking our programs are eligible to receive an official tuition fee receipt which allows students to qualify for Tuition and Education Tax Credits on their personal income tax for the tuition paid for these programs.

We focus on offering:

  • Quality Student-Ratio in classes-max 15
  • Pre-Registering is an option – Feel Free to Attend any Classes, Anytime
  • No membership fees
  • A variety of options-pay as you go, class cards; annual, monthly plans available
  • Private Specialized Studio Spaces in a historic building with natural lighting;  soothing décor; 20 foot ceilings and private showers

Meet Our Instructors-Laurie RYT 200


Laurie is a registered yoga teacher (RYT 200)She is a recent graduate of the Yoga and Wellness Studio yoga training program. Laurie has been practicing yoga for over 20 years. She was introduced to yoga in university while studying Drama-in-education, in Montreal. She combined yoga and marathon running which enabled her to cross the finish line. Laurie lived in Thailand for two years where her love for yoga grew along with an interest in Buddhism and Asian cultures…and of course Thai food!Laurie’s classes will expand physical fitness, tap into spiritual awareness and build emotional resiliency. Her classes are a sanctuary to explore, challenge, revitalize, relax, and restore. Through a variety of yoga styles, breath work, meditation, creativity, passion, and humour, Laurie supports her students to empower and celebrate their own life’s journey. Music and words of wisdom enhance each practice.Laurie has been teaching for over 20 years in elementary and high school. Her other passions are acting, hiking, traveling and being on the water.

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