Sylvie Gouin

Sylvie is a yoga teacher, yoga therapist, author, Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant with a degree in holistic theology, offering her services through Inspired Living with Sylvie. She is a member of the Academy of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists of Canada and the Director of Teacher Training for the Beyond School of Yoga in Kanata.

Sylvie has 20+ years of experience teaching classes and workshops on the subject and practices of yoga, meditation, holistic stress management and more to people of all walks of life in a variety of settings. In addition, she has 12 years of experience organizing, leading and teaching recognized yoga teacher training certification programs.

Having developed a teaching style that is engaging and integrative, Sylvie thrives on inspiring others to inspire themselves to directly experience the many benefits of these empowering and wise practices. Sylvie teaches Ayurveda: Mind/Body Healing at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition’s Ottawa Campus.

  • AMB 02 Ayurveda: Mind/Body Healing

    This course incorporates the philosophy of Holistic Nutrition with spiritual and psychological approaches towards attaining optimal health, through the connection and benefits of sound body and mind. This course will explain the principles and practical applications of Ayurveda, the oldest healing system in the world. Students will learn about the three forces – Vata, Pitta and Kapha, that combine in each being into a distinct constitution. Practical dietary and lifestyle recommendations for different constitutions will also be explored in real case studies.