Marla is a versatile and spirited presenter who thrives on educating, entertaining and empowering people through the practice of Yoga, meditation and integrative fitness. Marla’s primary interest as a teacher involves accessing and nurturing all dimensions of our humanity through body-based consciousness, human energetics and psycho-spiritual inquiry. As a graduate of the acclaimed Mindfulness Yoga & Meditation Training at Spirit Rock in California and in her role as a mentor for the Insight Yoga Institute directed by Sarah & Ty Powers, she draws extensively from Buddhism and transpersonal psychology in her approach. Marla is the owner and director of Empower ME Yoga Studio & Teacher Training Academy in Ottawa. Her passion unfolds on a path that includes extensive travel to present at conferences, retreats, teacher training and experiential intensives internationally.