Meet Erin

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  • 800-Hour Diploma in Yoga Therapy, Ajna Yoga, Victoria, BC (2019)
     

    • Includes 300-Hour Certificate of Advanced Teacher of Yoga (2018)

  • 200-Hour Certificate of Yoga Teacher Training, JungleYoga (now Swara Yoga Academy), Koh Phangan, Thailand (2016)
     

  • Bachelor of Social Work, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB (2012)
     

  • BA in Women's & Gender Studies and Native Studies, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK (2010) 

Why I Do What I Do

 

With a background in anti-oppressive social work and social justice activism, I have always been passionate about reaching underserved communities and I am motivated by a deep commitment to support people on healing journeys.

I love that yoga therapy is a holistic practice that considers and meets each person as a unique individual moving through interconnected physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual experiences. I really enjoy getting to know each person I work with and the creative process of tailoring meaningful and transformative practices just for them. I am committed to creating and holding a safe container for my clients to explore, experience, learn, rest, build strength and confidence, and heal at their own pace. 

 

What I Do Most

While my scope of practice is broad, areas of yoga therapy in which I have more niched experience include:

  • Trauma and mental health

  • Working with older adults (including mobility and strength, arthritis, osteoporosis/osteopenia, major emotional and spiritual transitions, grief and loss)

  • Chronic pain

  • Knee injuries  

  • Restorative yoga and guided meditations

  • Gentle strength and self-compassion 

 

As a Person

People often describe my presence as calming, grounding, and empathetic. In my personal life, I am a quiet introvert who loves to be in nature; as a yoga therapist and teacher, I hold space with presence, compassion, and a focus on accessibility. As a human, I identify as queer and non-binary, am descended from primarily Celtic ancestry, am a survivor of trauma, and have moved in and out of both physical and mental health disability multiple times over my life. I am committed to my own journey of yoga, healing, and ongoing learning and growth.

Hi, my name is Erin Ewing (they/them). I am a certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT)* and Yoga Teacher with over 1000 hours of registered training, as well as a year of classical study and practice in India and Nepal.