Christy Forman

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Christy Forman

Restorative Yoga Instructor

Christy is passionate about bringing yoga into clinic environments and hospital settings. She believes yoga can support the individual in recovery when paired with traditional health care. Christy believes we can all improve our quality of life, and as a Yoga Instructor, is passionate about teaching others how to find health again and has been doing so for the past decade.

Christy specializes in private classes, injury support, recovery and sensitive back care. She teaches private sessions as well as classes, brings classes into a number of local hospitals in and around Vancouver, and collaborates with various groups doing research looking at yoga for stress management.

Christy began her studies of yoga last two decades ago when she began using yoga principles along side Traditional Western Medicine to help her heal from sports injuries and car accidents. She continues to study globally with many senior yoga teachers and she enjoys assisting at yoga teacher trainings and yoga therapy trainings. She mentors both new and seasoned teachers, runs community practice days for teachers, supports student practicum classes as well as designs and develops various mental health programs.

Education Focus:
– Sleep Support
– Stress Management
– Understanding Exhaustion
– Mood Management
– Fibromyalgia
– Chronic Pain
– Healthy Heart
– Eating Disorders
– Womens Mental Health
– Building Resiliency
– Yoga in Recovery

  • Education

    • Movement Therapy – SDI five year program

    • Advanced Yoga Therapeutics – Judith Hanson Lasater

    • Teacher Trainer Assistant

    • Addictions Recovery Coach

  • Certifications

    • Hatha Yoga Teacher E-RYT 500

    • Yoga Therapist - Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy® 

    • Movement Therapist - Spacial Dynamics Institute®

    • Advanced Yoga Therapeutics - Judith Hanson Lasater

    • Ganesha Springs International Yoga Foundation Teacher

    • Therapeutic Yoga Educator - Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy® 

    • Restorative Yoga Teacher -  Advanced Relax And Renew® Trainer

    • Addictions Recovery Coach

Christy specializes in Restorative Yoga (1-1 + class)