CHANtAL Russell, E-RYT 500, RHN
Chantal Russell is Co-Founder and Studio Director at Bowen Island Yoga. She moved to the island in 2012 and is continually inspired by the nature, beauty and people of Bowen .
Chantal has been practicing yoga for over a decade and has been teaching since 2005. In 2007, she graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in Toronto. Since then, she has facilitated nutrition workshops, cleanses, one-on-one consultations, and taught in some of Canada's top yoga studio's in Toronto and Vancouver.
From 2010-12 she apprenticed with internationally celebrated yoga innovator Sianna Sherman, during which time she assisted numerous teacher training programs in San Francisco and Paris, completed in depth studies in pre-natal and yoga therapeutics, and studied with top yoga and meditation scholars including Sally Kempton, Paul Muller-Ortega, Christopher Wallis and Douglas Brooks.
Chantal is a faculty member at The Vancouver School of Yoga, oversees the yoga & nutrition program at The Orchard Recovery Center, runs retreats around the world, and is a regular contributor to numerous blogs.
When not teaching or writing, she can be found gardening with her husband and son, reading by the fire, or traveling the world in search of good waves, healing foods and nourishing conversation. To learn more, visit her website here.