Colleen Coy graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dance from the University of Wisconsin, USA. She received her Pilates teaching certifications (Beginning-Advanced on Mat and all Pilates equipment) through Movement Insights in the USA. Her Yogaworks 200 hour yoga teacher training certification focused on a mixture of Iyengar and Ashtanga methods. Colleen completed her 500 hour advanced yoga teacher training certification course with Scott Anderson of Alignment Yoga, therapeutic yoga, in the USA. Colleen learned Russian method Vaganova ballet and trained at acclaimed institutions such as the Joffrey Ballet, and has performed and toured with ballet and modern dance companies in the USA.
As an instructor, Colleen brings to her teaching a profound understanding of the body gained through her extensive movement and body-work history. Her teaching takes a holistic approach focusing on proper alignment, the development of core strength, flexibility, balance, and overall body awareness, with respect for individual pain and injury. Colleen works with each client, assisting them to explore the creative and restorative processes of the body.