Mindfulness based Yoga has been a defining influence in Henri’s ‘s life for over 30 years. As a life long learner, he studied with many contemplative teachers and took his initial Yoga teacher training (YTT) with Sandra Sammartino in White Rock, BC and later Sapta Yoga teacher training with Sushil Bhattacharya in Nepal.
Henri has completed Yoga Therapy for Seniors teacher training at Duke University Integrative Medicine, and Yoga for Cancer Survivors (Yoga Thrive Program) through the University of Calgary Kinesiology department.
Henri personifies his values and beliefs bringing life experience and understanding of Yogic, Buddhist and Zen philosophies into each class to facilitate students’ efforts toward self realization and empowerment. His eclectic and holistic style of yoga is energetic and healing, with an emphasis on breath and mindfulness, core strength and flexibility in body and spirit.
Henri holds a BA in psychology, is an experienced registered yoga teacher (ERYT 500) with the Yoga Alliance (YA) as well as a Program Director of YA Yoga Teacher Training programs, and current member of the Yoga Association of Alberta (YAA).
Henri is available for private classes and corporate “yoga in the workplace” programs. Please email to enquire.
Below is a YouTube link to one of Henri’s mindfulness classes.
Henri currently teaches weekly classes and workshops in Canmore at The Yoga Lounge and at the Canmore Seniors Association. Private, Group and Corporate classes are also available. Please email Henri for more information.