Natalie Suhanic is a Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher graduating from Sunlilyoga’s 200 hour teacher training program. She completed additional studies with Judith Hanson Lasater in Restorative Yoga and with Jayelle Lindsay in Yoga for Better Bones and modifying yoga for osteoporosis and is an ongoing student of Helen Duquette. Also a certified Kripalu YogaDance teacher, Natalie continues to deepen her practice as she works towards her 500 hour level of teacher training under the guidance of Aida Neves. Natalie was an elementary school teacher for the Halton Board of Education for 10 years before staying home to raise her two daughters, now teenagers. She began studying and practicing yoga in 1999, exploring many different yoga traditions before falling in love with the Kripalu tradition of Hatha yoga. Her style of teaching is gentle and heartfelt. She seeks to encourage her students to practice compassion towards themselves and to honor the innate wisdom of their body and heart.