Nora Benian

Yoga Ambassador

Yoga Type

Hatha, flow, Yin, Therapeutic, Restorative Yoga

Hatha Restorative Yin


E RYT 500, Yoga Therapist

Current City

Toronto, ON, Canada

Nora Benian E-RYT 500, Cert.Yoga Therapist, Life Coach

Nora loves to share the wisdom found in the Science of Yoga. She is a seasoned instructor and teaches all levels from absolute beginner to advanced. Her classes are taught to a wide range of people with a wide range of challenges whether physical, emotional, psychological or spiritual. Nora’s knowledge of anatomy, physiology and Yoga Therapy guides students safely through yogic postures and practices. Her compassionate yet confident teaching style challenges students to release stress and tension, strengthen the body and mind, and learn to relax deeply. Each class is geared toward the needs of the group and modifications and adaptations are used when necessary making the yoga class experience positive for all. Nora inspires students with her enthusiasm for life and motivates them through self-development with ease.

Nora graduated from Vancouver Counsellor’s College in 2005 and began Lifestyle Counselling practice in Guelph, ON. She completed a certified training in Thai Yoga Therapy at Lotus Palm School, Montreal, Quebec with Kam Thye Chow and Blake Martin in 2006. This ancient bodywork became a wonderful addition to the healing process of her clients.
In 2007 Nora completed a 500 hr Yoga Teacher Training Program in Guelph with Rita Cupitt with a focus in therapeutic yoga, followed by an Intensive 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training at Sivananda Yoga Ranch, New York and the Bahamas. She also completed a 300-hour training in Mind, Body Yoga Therapy with Dr. Paul Epstein at Sivananda Bahamas. Nora also has dedicated 36 months in total serving at The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat in Nassau, Bahamas. See Testimonials.
“All it takes is an intention, the rest will follow.”

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