Sheila Cullen is a certified yoga teacher and has been living and practicing yoga for over 25 years. She has been dedicated to cultivating a yoga community in Leslieville, Toronto for almost a decade. She is grateful to her first teacher Hart Lazer, who taught her the fine art of Hatha Yoga based on mindful alignment. Sheila has also delved deeply into the quiet contemplative practices taught to her by Sarah Powers, Nischala Joy Devi and Rod Stryker, further enhancing her knowledge of Yin yoga, Restorative & Yoga Nidra. Sheila is a certified Yoga of the Heart Teacher (Deep Relaxation for cardiac & cancer care) as well as an artist and Registered Respiratory Therapist. She is passionate about sharing the practice of yoga with others. From the depth of her own personal practice and study, she creates a compassionate atmosphere that nourishes the body, mind, heart and spirit of her students. Through gentle guidance, awareness of alignment and ease of breath she creates a safe environment that nurtures an overall sense of peace, increased mobility, strength, and groundedness.