Brendon Abram, RYT500, is certified by the Trauma Centre in Boston to teach trauma sensitive yoga to survivors of PTSD and other emotional trauma. A veteran himself, he teaches trauma sensitive yoga at Trent View Counselling in Trenton, where he is also an associate. Trained by the Veterans Yoga Project, he has also taught yoga to United States Military veterans with PTSD. He was a member of a joint Queens University/Royal Military College of Canada study team that studied the effects that yoga may have on men and women recovering from
exposure to operational trauma.
Brendon is also co-owner with his wife Leslie Abram,
of Get Yoga, a thriving yoga studio in downtown
Kellie Dearman is a certified yoga teacher (Still Point) with twelve years of teaching experience (5000+ hours). She has taken over 60 hours of Trauma Sensitive Yoga Teacher training, and incorporates key elements of TSY in her general Hatha yoga classes.
Kellie is also an Associate at Trent View Counselling in Trenton, where she gives individual and small group mindfulness and present moment awareness sessions to Canadian Forces veterans affected by PTSD and other stress-related conditions.
Kellie is the owner of Aware Yoga, a home-based
yoga studio in Stirling, Ontario.
Kellie and Brendon also regularly partner
together to deliver mindfulness, meditation and
yoga retreats to the general public.
Classically trained in Rishikesh, the world capital of Yoga, under the direct tutelage of Yogi Kamal Singh, Eric has been practicing and teaching overseas for the past nine years. Through teaching in India, Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, Vancouver and Hong Kong he has experienced firsthand the power Yoga has to transcend barriers and limitations.
Having studied in both traditional Hatha and Ashtanga lineages he believes in presenting the practice in a way that is accessible everyone. Eric has studied Physical and Occupational therapy and has diverse knowledge of anatomy, physiology and movement principles. He continues to explore his lifelong passion for freedom of expression primarily through Yoga. He emphasizes safety and alignment and brings strong dynamic energy to his classes.
Liane completed her 200 hour training with Pure Yoga Ottawa in 2017-2018. She offers fun, creative and all-inclusive classes focused on movement, breath and self-reflection. She enjoys practicing and teaching classes that allow for self-growth and for release from everyday’s stresses on the mind and body.