Saskatchewan Indigenous Yoga Association stretches across cultural boundaries – CBC

Oct 04, 2021

Project aims to train Indigenous yoga instructors who can bring practice back to home communities

Back in 2016, Saskatoon yoga instructor and philanthropist David Edney approached the Saskatoon Tribal Council with the idea of creating a scholarship program to train Indigenous yoga instructors.

That was the very start of what would eventually become the Saskatchewan Indigenous Yoga Association (SIYA). This summer the SIYA completed its third round of yoga instructor training, with 30 people now having taken the course.

The goal of the 200-hour certification program is to train Indigenous yoga instructors, who can then bring the practice back into their own communities.

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