MEET EMILY

Explore. Connect. Grow

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Motivated by her history of competing around the world as a member of the Canoe/Kayak National Team, dealing with injuries, and exploring new forms of mindfulness, breath and movement, she developed a love for Yoga. After studying Psychology, in 2018 Emily travelled to Costa Rica for her 200hr Yoga Teacher certification, in 2019 she completed her Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher certification and 2020 her 50hr Yin Teacher Training in Calgary. She is an NCCP certified coach with over 8 years of coaching canoe kayak and dragon boat to all ages. She has taught yoga in Vancouver studios, schools, athlete workshops, Calgary sports clubs, and community centres. Emily's purpose in teaching others yoga is to create a space to foster self-exploration. She believes yoga should be accessible to every body. You can find her exploring the local lakes by kayak or standup paddleboard. Emily currently resides in Calgary with her daughter Violet and husband Ben. 

 

WEEKLY CLASSES

Designed For You

I offer a variety of classes depending on your personal goals and conditions. Whether you need to tone your muscles or relieve muscular tension, there is something for everybody to enjoy. Have a look at what I offer.

FLOW & RESTORE

Surrender to Your Mat

A beautiful balance of two complementary styles. An energizing fluid flow preparing the body for deep relaxation. Get ready to stretch and strengthen your body. Available online from the comfort of home. Currently on maternity leave.  
*New Schedule to come.

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RESTORE

Relax and Renew

My Restore class is a welcome and much-needed break from the stress and speed of day to day life. Restore is perfect for students looking for a meaningful mind-body experience on the mat. Available online from the comfort of home.
Currently on maternity leave.  
*New Schedule to come.

DOME YOGA

Explore

Dome Yoga classes are designed to bring balance to the body and the mind through a slow flow exploring what each pose has to offer you. When we slow down we relax the nervous system, we focus on our breath, and we become stronger mentally and physically. Available in-person at the Volleydome and Volleydome GYM locations in Calgary- beginner friendly and socially distanced. The full schedule is linked below (Book Now) Emily is available for private, team and group bookings at both locations and online.

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YOGA FOR TEAMS

Performance

Sessions are unique to age groups (stage of athlete development) and built around the performance goals of the team.


If you are interested in:

  • Team cohesiveness

  • Mental focus and mindfulness strategies for performance

  • Building mobility, flexibility and balance with alignment-based instruction

  • Preventing injury and imbalances common with athletes  

Athlete, team and group sessions are available online or in-person at the Volleydome GYM or Volleydome locations in Calgary. For inquiries email emilylouiseraymond@gmail.com

Currently on maternity leave.  

*New Schedule to come.

 
 

"Emily brings such a soothing presence to her practice, and you can tell she genuinely puts energy and thought into each session with her students. And, no doubt she must be amazing with the children she teaches in yoga!"

Jodi