Meet Our Yoga and Chi Kung Instructors

 Kate Bridges

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Kate Bridges

  • 400hr Certified Yoga Teacher 
  • Level 2 Certified with Reiki
  • Holistic Nutrition Certification at The Holistic School of Natural Nutrition
  • Level 1 Ayurveda Certification in India

“I am a Holistic Practitioner with a deep passion holistic healing and wellness. It is my main goal and purpose to feel as good in my body as possible, and help others do the same .

I am a 400hr Certified Yoga Teacher with Happy Jack yoga since 2019. I am also Level 2 Certified with Reiki, starting from 2018. I received my Holistic Nutrition Certification at The Holistic School of Natural Nutrition in 2017- and practiced for one year. Since then have been practicing and learning through my own personal journey. I also received a Level 1 Ayurveda Certification in India March 2019, and have found it mixes perfectly with nutrition.

I believe that feeling good in and creating a safe relationship with your body is the key to living a happy, healthy, and free life .  My experience with reiki and sound healing has drastically shifted my life in the most positive ways- and left me inspired to provide the same experience for others- and help you feel good in your body too.

Martina at work


Martina Kruger

Yoga Teacher RYT 200hr

Martina Kruger has been teaching yoga since 2008 and brings to her class’s years of experience within yoga and mindfulness.  Before graduating with a major in French, Martina studied eastern philosophy and religion and began taking an interest in the practice of yoga and meditation. Since then, Martina has received her Yoga Teacher Training, in addition she has received her certificate of completion in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and completed several Vipassana Meditation courses. Martina has also completed her studies through Mindfulness Without Borders and is a Certified Facilitator of their12 week program on Mindfulness.  Martina’s experience with children as an Educational Assistance has enabled her to run several programs on yoga and mindfulness for kids.  Most currently, her work through Integra Young Warriors, a martial arts and mindfulness program for children.  Her work also extends to running several Professional Development workshops on the practice of mindfulness for colleagues of Trillium Lakelands District School Board.  Martina has years of experience teaching as a fitness instructor and brings some of those elements to her practice.  Her classes are well balanced between strength and surrender, softness, and edge, serious, and playful.   She incorporates many elements from her experiences to her classes.  Her demeanor is peaceful and inviting for everyone.

Amongst yoga Martina enjoys spending time with her family, her husband Shaun and two girls Ava and Claudia, and their new pup Mick.  She enjoys being outdoors, skiing, biking, boating, and camping.  Martina plays guitar with her friends and family and loves music.  Some of her favourite pastimes include cooking, reading a great book, and traveling on adventures.  She loves to laugh and is grateful to spend time with people who bring joy to her life.

Dana Anderson

Dana has been practicing Chi Kung for 18 years. It became a passion for her in her early twenties and she immersed herself in the practice while learning under the direction of a Shaolin Master. She has also trained in Shaolin Kung Fu, Chinese Philosophy and some aspects of Chinese Medicine. She completed her instructor level in 2015 and has been teaching in the Muskoka area for the past 2 years. The most rewarding part of teaching for her is seeing her students enjoy the benefits and improve their quality of life.