David has been practicing yoga for 25 years, teaching for 15. His knowledge of yoga and meditation, particularly functional anatomy, relaxation, sleep and anxiety, have informed his teaching and allowed him to help others realize their potential. His contribution is teaching a strong foundation in alignment, anatomy, mindfulness, pranayama and the bandhas. David has an undergraduate degree from McGill in Environmental Biology and lives in Victoria, BC, Canada with his wife, son, step-daughter, two cats and five chickens.
A teacher trainer, author and ERYT 500 instructor with more than 4500 hours under her belt, Rachel is committed to helping her students uncover and express their voice, passion and potential, building the pragmatic skills that they need to share their own teaching voice with confidence. After building and directing the Teachers College for a national yoga company for more than seven years (YYoga), Rachel left her corporate position in order to pursue a new mission: creating an accessible, affordable and professional teacher training with DoYogaWithMe, where she combines her extensive academic training (M.Sci Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies, BA Columbia University) with her cumulative experience as a trainer, teacher, and mentor, in order to build a robust and transformational program for students around the world.
Fiji McAlpine is an ERYT 500 yoga instructor and is one of the founding yoga teachers featured on DoYogaWithMe.com. Fiji’s personal practice and classes focus on vinyasa flow, infused with power, strength and precision. Having trained extensively in California, Costa Rica, and Canada, her classes are often described as a strong practice that allows students to face challenges with support and guidance, inspiring them to move forward fearlessly and more consciously. Over the past decade, yoga has helped Fiji through personal transformation, she openly shares about finding yoga to be a vital tool of healing as she overcame an eating disorder.
Tracey Noseworthy is passionately dedicated to the teaching of yoga. She leads from her heart, stirring emotion, infusing joy and honouring inner strength. Tracey is a graduate of McMaster University and has been an active health and wellness teacher for over 30 years. She is known for creatively sequenced workshops, teacher trainings, on-line classes and graduate mentorship. Tracey is often complimented on her choreography, voice, cueing, music, improvement of mood, how the body feels afterward, and her ability to make a strong class feel possible to all levels. She thoughtfully weaves a tapestry of physical movements, orchestrated with body-breath connection, to create grace in the postures. The students go on a journey together, regardless of ability or skill level. Tracey has the vision and patience for discovering the teacher inside all of us, for your home practice or teaching.