Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton
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Sophie Hawkins has offered Thai Massage, Yoga/Meditation and Ayurvedic Workshops in London, Ontario, Canada since 2005. She studies Ayurveda from the original texts, Dr. Vasant Lad, Dr. David Frawley, Dr. Hebbar in India (where she has travelled extensively), and online with Dr. Douillard. She is certified from the Gerson Institute in New York.
She is a passionate researcher and life long learner. Sophie is a Certified Yoga Teacher who has been meditating since she was 10 years old. She teaches Breath Awareness Meditation and Breath Awareness Hatha Yoga. Her classes are accessible to most people and she happily assists her students modify postures in order to be comfortable. The focus in her classes is on opening Chakras by feeling breath in the body through specific instructions and subtle internal cues. Being comfortable in one’s body helps create happiness.
Sophie has a Masters in Education (Counseling Psychology). She has 20 years experience in community mental health care, providing support to trauma survivors, psychiatric survivors and people living on the street.
Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Fine Art Studies. She is past President of Forest City Gallery, an artist run center in London where she produced and participated in Solo Exhibitions, Performance Art Festivals and coordinated group shows (Merge, Between the Cracks, UFO Show).
She is also trained in dance, is currently Bellydancing, and has several years of stage experience. Sophie has appeared on television and radio, spoken at conferences, served on committees and engaged in direct action campaigns on various aspects of human rights. She is available for speaking engagements.
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