Learning to move well in the studio improves every activity
outside the studio.......
As a lifetime enthusiast of fitness, Darlene was first
introduced to yoga classes while attending UBC for her BSc.
Geology. While a circuitous route was taken to becoming a Pilates
instructor, the years were filled with a MSc in Horticulture (a
change from hiking looking at rocks to hiking looking at plants!),
adding two girls and many a dog to the family, as well as becoming
a certified personal trainer and yoga instructor. After becoming
familiar with the amazing benefits of Pilates when strengthening
her core following two pregnancies, Darlene’s love of learning
alongside her passion for movement inspired her to become a Pilates
Process instructor. Darlene is so grateful to be able to teach at
such a welcoming studio where she is able to help others explore
movement to achieve balance, strength and ease in their body and
When not in the studio or teaching yoga, Darlene can be found
in the garden, on her bike or skis, in the hills with her border
collie or with her bees.
Pilates Process Certified Mat and Reformer, Level 1 Cadillac/
Yoga Alliance E-RYT200 / Chair Yoga / CFES Personal Trainer, Group
Fitness instructor / TRX