Marie Brown Berg, M.Ed., BFA., E-RYT 500
Marie is an experienced International Yoga Alliance Certified teacher from the Sivananda and Restorative yoga traditions. She has been studying yoga since 1999 and teaching full time in Saskatoon since 2005. She received her preliminary teacher training from the Sivananda Vedanta Yoga Ashram in the Bahamas where she also completed a 4 year training in the Yoga Sutras with senior teachers.
She is a certified Relax & Renew Restorative yoga teacher trained by Judith Hanson Lasater PhD. With a love for learning, Marie continues to study with teachers of many yoga traditions including master teachers from the Jivamukti, Yin, Kundalini, Iyengar and Tibetan Heart Yoga lineages. Her classes integrate Asana (gentle postures and stretches), Vinyasa (dynamic flow), Meditation, Pranayama (breath-work), Sanskrit Mantras and deep relaxation.
Her teaching style has been described as gentle, meditative and authentic to the yoga tradition. She believes that yoga should be accessible for everybody and welcomes beginners in all of her classes. Marie teaches yoga throughout the city, including classes at the YWCA, for Saskatoon’s Community Associations, for non-profit organizations and for the children of the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools. She serves as the Vice President of the Yoga Association of Saskatchewan and stands committed to serving the sacred teachings of yoga with integrity, to all those who want peace.
When she is not teaching yoga she enjoys going for long walks along the river with her dog Sitar, baby boy Cedar and husband Everett.