Dede Monette-Founder

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Dede is a passionate and inspired E-RYT and RCYT yoga instructor who has been practicing and teaching various styles of yoga since 1996. Brought to yoga by the Sivananda Yoga tradition, Dede completed her first 250 hrs Hatha and Vinyasa YTT in 2008 from Moksana Yoga in Victoria, BC.

Dede has studied yoga in India, Australia, New Zealand, the U.S.A and Canada. She has trained under the watchful eye of many talented yoga teachers. Most recently Dede trained under the dedicated instruction of Gopalakrishnan Poonoor, from Kerala, India and Kerry Lawson of Tusket Nova-Scotia and Natalie Rousseau from Whistler, BC.

Her current teachings focuses on connecting people with their inner and outer environment with modalities like traditional hath a yoga, yin yoga, restorative yoga, vinyasa yoga, beach yoga and SUP yoga. Dede also facilitates specialized yoga workshops ranging from Kids yoga, Mama and Babies, Ageless (+50) yoga and Beginners yoga.

Tofino Yoga also works in close collaboration with our collaborators and offers all-inclusive transformational retreats in Tofino, BC, Mt-Tremblant, QC, India, Hawaii, Central America and the Canadian Arctic.

Dede is the grateful Maman of two wonderful children and the wife of a wonderful nature loving man.