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I'm an emerging yoga teacher with over 20 years' experience as a massage therapist, a love for the human body, and a lifelong interest in helping others. In my personal quest to honour and sustain health, I began a lifelong relationship with yoga in 1989. My personal physical practice was intermittent until injuries from an auto accident made yoga my best hope for recovery. I chose to teach yoga as a way to integrate my values, experiences, and abilities with my need for a new career. I'm registered with the Canadian Yoga Alliance as a CYA-RYT200, and am currently nearing completion of the 500-hour advanced teacher training program at Yogaspace in Toronto. In addition, I'm certified to teach Yoga for Round Bodies. My specialties are restorative yoga, beginner Hatha yoga, and a therapeutic style involving hands-on bodywork techniques. I work primarily from a home studio in small classes that allow for plenty of individual attention. Contact me for arrangements to bring yoga to your conference, retreat, or community event.

Changes in 2019

Red River Acupuncture has moved to a new location that is no longer suitable for group classes. I’m renting a small office for my existing and referral clients. I’m looking for a space that will work well for group classes, preferably wheelchair accessible, fragrance-free, and easily accessible by public transit. Leads are welcome! Meanwhile, I welcome requests for onsite classes in workplaces, at conferences, and as part of a retreat. If you would like to be added to my email list, please request this at robin(at), and I’ll keep you in touch with my progress!

A recently completed artwork exhibited at The Baggage Building until June 30. It’s an interactive piece, inviting viewers to gently move inside and sit on a meditation cushion to contemplate.

Fall Yoga Classes 2018

September/October class offerings (repeated again in Nov/Dec):
Tuesday Hatha/Restorative 7:30-9pm
Thursday Restorative Yoga 7:30-9pm
Sunday Restorative Yoga 2:30-4pm
$150 for six weeks, fragrance-free, Small Group classes
Please contact me to arrange registration
Happy last days of summer!

Gift Certificates for Mother’s Day?

Small Group Hatha/Restorative classes (starting May 6 or 10) $150

Yoga for Gardeners (Sat. May 5 & 12 or May 26 &June 2) $35

Private, Individualized Yoga Lessons (by appointment) $85

Thai Yoga Massage (by appointment) $85

Relaxation Massage (by appointment) $85

Self-Massage Workshop (Sun. May 26) $20

Or … a Custom Combination Package! (contact me to plan your special gift!)


Check out or call

Robin at (807) 632-6591


Fall 2017: Small Group Restorative Yoga

Classes begin after Labour Day:

Thursdays 7:30-9pm: Sept 7-Oct 12 & Nov 2-Dec 7 fee: $120

Sundays 2:30-4pm: Sept 10-Oct 8 & Nov 5-Dec 3 fee: $100

Mondays 7:30-9pm: Sept 12-Oct 9 fee: $100 & Oct 30–Dec 4 fee: $120.

Payment is required to hold your spot. Students registering before August 25 are eligible to book a private yoga lesson at a reduced rate before Sept 15.

Restorative yoga postures are designed to relax, stretch, and bring you deeply into your own body and breath. Postures are fully supported by props and held for an extended time with very little, or even no effort. Guided meditations and visualizations help develop body awareness and give you tools that can be practiced at home and in life. Classes are small, with plenty of individual attention. This class is suitable for anyone who can lie on the floor, and is especially useful for people recovering from illness and/or injuries or, as with most of us … the ongoing stresses of daily life.



Winter Yoga Classes 2017

REMINDER:  Help us keep a safe and healthy class environment by always attending fragrance-free.  Please ask if you need advice on how to do so.

At Red River Acupuncture – Sundays, in two five-week series beginning January 8 and again beginning February 19:

Hatha Yoga (beginner) 1:30-2:30pm ($80 for five weeks or $18/class drop-in)

Restorative Yoga 3:00-4:30pm ($125 for five weeks or $28/class drop-in)

Both Hatha and Restorative classes together, $175 for five weeks

Private yoga instruction by appointment ($75 per session)

At Blue Sky Community Healing Centre – Thursdays, beginning January 5:

Hatha/Restorative 10:30-11:30am (sliding scale suggested donation)


At P. R. Cook Apartments – Fridays (ongoing):

Seniors chair yoga 10:30-11:30am (residents only)


On-site specialty classes, workshops, and presentations can be arranged for workplaces and organizations.


Classes at Blue Sky Community Healing Centre are drop-in; all other classes require registration, which may be done over the phone or internet.


Please call 807-632-6591 or email robin(at) if you have any questions at all about my teaching methods, philosophy, experience, or training.

New Class co-teaching with Corrina Whybourne at Blue Sky Community Healing Centre

poster Blue Sky Yoga for Everyone fall 2016 (Cynthia Nault)We’re excited to begin this new adventure teaching together, offering a pay-what-you-can, sliding scale suggested donation class!  Our effort is geared specifically to share yoga with people who can’t afford to attend a studio regularly.  While there really are no questions asked, we recommend the following contribution:

If you can afford new clothes, please pay $15 (this is a common fee for a drop-in yoga class, and we don’t want to be undercutting other yoga teachers)

If you usually buy second-hand clothes or are on ODSP, and you can afford it this week, please contribute $2 to $5.

If you have no income or are on OW, pay nothing!

You decide.

Your contributions go towards the work of Blue Sky Community Healing Centre, which is very generously allowing us to use their beautiful space.  Thank you, Blue Sky!

IMPORTANT:  Please be fragrance-free (due to allergies) which includes deodorants, shampoos, laundry products (especially dryer sheets), as well as perfumes and colognes.

AND … ALLERGY ALERT:  There are two cats in the space.  The ceiling is high and the space is clean, but if you are very reactive to cats, they may bother you.

Your teachers are Robin Faye and Corrina Whybourne.  Details about Robin’s training, experience, and philosophy are all over this website, so this description is about Corrina (who, by the way, Robin is delighted to be working with!):

Corrina began yoga as a physical practice 5 years ago, when she and her mom occasionally attended drop in classes. In 2015 she visited India, where she spent some time in an ashram. This is where Corrina was introduced to the more spiritual and mental side of yoga, and where her love for it truly began. In 2016 she returned to India to travel and to achieve her 200hr Ryc Yoga Alliance certification. She trained in Hatha and Hatha-Vinyasa asana (postures) practice, as well as in pranayama (breathing techniques). Corrina loves how yoga can act as a wholesome healing approach to physical or mental ailments, and how it offers many never ending challenges through its practice. She credits yoga with helping her to learn about herself and she hopes that through yoga, she can help support others on their own paths.

“What are the classes like?”

They’ll be gentle.  We’ll start with the six natural movements of the spine, taking it slowly and finding a comfortable level of movement for each person.  We’re all different, and each one of us is actually different from day to day.  So, we’ll respect that and we’ll practice moving in ways that support a healthy posture and without strain.  We’ll work at increasing mobility by working within the body’s current limits.  We’ll practice body awareness, breathing techniques and meditation, and we’ll relax in positions called “restorative postures” (they really are restful, and at the same time they do build strength).  If there any movements you can’t do comfortably, we’ll change the movements to suit your body’s needs, or find another movement that can offer the same benefit.

Still have questions?

Call us at 807-632-6591, or send an email to



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Mondays 7-8:30pm – Mindfulness Yoga at The Bodymind Centre

Wednesdays 4-5:30pm – Mindfulness Yoga at The Bodymind Centre

Wednesdays (alternate – contact Robin for info) Small Group Restorative Yoga $25 each class at Red River Acupuncture*

Thursdays 10:30-11:30am – Restorative Yoga at Kula Yoga & Wellness

Thursdays 7:30-8:30pm – Beginner Hatha Yoga $120 for 8 weeks at Red River Acupuncture – Spring ONLY*

*Red River Acupuncture is at 338 Red River Road (between Regent and Algoma, across from Waverley Park – parking is right in front)

Private yoga lessons and/or bodywork are available by appointment. Robin uses a gentle, integrated approach to bodywork combining Reiki, massage, reflexology, and Thai yoga massage techniques.

Please do not wear scented personal care or scented laundry products to classes or appointments, due to allergies and sensitivities.

To keep in touch with new classes, workshops, and special events, email yoga (at) and request to be added to the email list.