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Deborah Lomond

Yogaview: Deborah






Deborah  started practicing Iyengar yoga in 1987 with Margaret Lunam in Kelowna , B.C. and later on with Shirley Daventry French and Ann Kilbertus  from Victoria , B.C.She was attracted to the work because of its challenging, evolutionary nature. Deborah has made four trips to India to study directly with the Iyengars and has also had the opportunity to study with Geeta Iyengar in Canada on several occasions. As well, Deborah has attended numerous workshops with senior Iyengar Yoga teachers from all over the world. She presently holds a Level 3 Certificate. Her love for the work and her sincere desire to foster the growth of other yoga students comes through in her teaching. Deborah has seen that yoga practice can increase energy, happiness and contentment.

Elaine Pettipas


Elaine started taking classes at Yogaview 8 years ago. This was her first exposure to Iyengar Yoga. Elaine began her apprenticeship to become a certified teacher of Iyengar Yoga in December 2021. She has been inspired by the positive effects on her emotional and physical well being.

Hana Weingartl

Hana was introduced to Iyengar yoga in 1999 by Sandra Stuart, at Northern Lotus Yoga, Winnipeg. She has been teaching since 2016. Hana has taught a variety of classes: senior, men’s, introductory, level 1 and level 2.  Hana is Iyengar Yoga Level I certified teacher since 2020. She studied for her certification under Lisa Towson’s mentorship
In the fall 2023, Hana joined Yogaview as a student and in 2024 as a teacher. Hana continues to participate in workshops with many senior Canadian and international Iyengar Yoga teachers to deepen her understanding of yoga. She enjoys practicing and teaching yogasana for the endless exploration of the workings of the body and the mind.


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