Susie Dias

Course leader for YES, PMI, EWYT-RYT200 and A-EWYT(RYT300/500).

Susie is a graduate of York University’s Dance /Movement Therapy Program and she also holds a Psychology degree from York. She conducted a thesis as part of her psychology degree on “The Effects of Meditation on Perceived Stress” with significant results. Susie has a passion for writing and research that she applies to the development of East to West Yoga and Pilates teacher training curriculum and manuals. She has trained a team of course leaders to present these programs across Canada.

She has been studying yoga since 1984, both in India and North America. Susie is a certified and registered yoga teacher who has been teaching yoga since 1986. In 1994, she developed a Yoga teacher training course for fitness professionals and has presented this course for the YMCA, Goodlife and Sports Clubs of Canada instructors. this course became the 'Yoga Exercise Specialist Certification'. In 2003 she developed a comprehensive Yoga Teacher Certification (EWYT), registered with the Yoga Alliance at the RYT200-hour level and in 2006 she developed the RYT500-hour program. She has had her own Yoga TV series on Cable TV and has taught Yoga internationally for yoga studios, fitness clubs, spas, corporate training centres, retreats and conventions.

Susie has been a STOTT PILATES trained instructor since 1989 and taught at the STOTT Studio from 1989-1992. As well, she is a certified Pilates Mat instructor, trained by Kelly McKinnon of Corpus Pilates, Brussels, Belgium. She has also held many past fitness certifications (OFC, CAIN, FOLP) as well as the Medical Exercise Specialist (MES) certification. She is a proud mother and has pursued a second career as a film & television actor and filmmaker. Susie applied her acting and filmmaking skills in the making of the 'Balanced Yoga' DVD and the 'Pilates Mat Workout' DVD as well as teacher training DVD's. She is currently working on a Vinyasa Yoga DVD and she plans to continue with online teacher training. Over the years she has taught new borns to 90 year olds and she continues to teach yoga and pilates classes and teacher training at her studio in Toronto. She shares her passion for movement and the body, mind, spirit connection with all of her heart.

To contact Susie call East to West Yoga at (416) 588-3568 or use the 'Contact' link above to send an email.

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Upcoming Courses

                                               
Part I: Yoga Exercise Certificate Course
$250.00 plus $32.50 HST ($282.50) 2017-07-08 Toronto, Ontario Register
Yoga and Meditation Retreat
$325 plus $42.25 HST ($367.25) 2017-07-21 Toronto, Ontario Register
Deepening Your Asana Sadhana 2 (TYS and RYT500 applicable)
$250.00 plus $32.50 HST ($282.50) 2017-07-29 Toronto, Ontario Register
Part II: Pilates Mat Instructor Certification
$250.00 plus $32.50 HST ($282.50) 2017-09-16 Toronto, Ontario Register
Advanced Pranayama (RYT500 applicable)
$250.00 plus $32.50 HST ($282.50) 2017-09-30 Toronto, Ontario Register
Part I: Yoga Exercise Certificate Course
$250.00 plus $32.50 HST ($282.50) 2017-10-14 Toronto, Ontario Register
Advanced Anatomy and Alignment Principles
$250.00 plus $32.50 HST ($282.50) 2017-11-04 Toronto, Ontario Register
Part I: Pilates Mat Certificate Course
$250.00 plus $32.50 HST ($282.50) 2017-11-18 Toronto, Ontario Register
Yoga Teaching Methodology 1
$130.00 plus $16.90 HST ($146.90) 2017-12-02 Toronto, Ontario Register
Using Props in Yoga
$65.00 plus $8.45 HST ($73.45) 2017-12-03 Toronto, Ontario Register
Basic Sanskrit
$65.00 plus $8.45 HST ($73.45) 2017-12-03 Toronto, Ontario Register
Yoga Teaching Methodology 2
$130.00 plus $16.90 HST ($146.90) 2018-01-06 Toronto, Ontario Register
Partner Yoga
$65.00 plus $8.45 HST ($73.45) 2018-01-07 Toronto, Ontario Register
Use of Voice and Language for Yoga Teachers
$65.00 plus $8.45 HST ($73.45) 2018-01-07 Toronto, Ontario Register
Pranayama: Path to Unlimited Energy
$130.00 plus $16.90 HST ($146.90) 2018-03-03 Toronto, Ontario Register
Yoga Teaching Practicum
$65.00 plus $8.45 HST ($73.45) 2018-03-04 Toronto, Ontario Register
Ayurveda and Nutrition
$65.00 plus $8.45 HST ($73.45) 2018-03-04 Toronto, Ontario Register
Raja Yoga - Taming the Mind for Inner Peace
$130.00 plus $16.90 HST ($146.90) 2018-04-07 Toronto, Ontario Register
Advancing Yoga Postures/Asanas
$65.00 plus $8.45 HST ($73.45) 2018-04-08 Toronto, Ontario Register
Mantra in Yoga
$65.00 plus $8.45 HST ($73.45) 2018-04-08 Toronto, Ontario Register
Hatha Yoga Sequencing 1
$250.00 plus $32.50 HST ($282.50) 2018-05-05 Toronto, Ontario Register
Chakric Yoga - Energy Healing for Total Health
$130.00 plus $16.90 HST ($146.90) 2018-06-02 Toronto, Ontario Register
The Business of Yoga: Putting Yoga into Business
$65.00 plus $8.45 HST ($73.45) 2018-06-03 Toronto, Ontario Register
The Importance of Yoga Sadhana
$65.00 plus $8.45 HST ($73.45) 2018-06-03 Toronto, Ontario Register