QUALIFICATIONS

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Christina Niven 

soul activist
bhakti yogi
ceremonialist

yoga therapist 
breathwork facilitator & trainer
self-care coach, mentor & teacher

HEALING ARTS CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING

Christina Niven

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Breathwork Senior Facilitator & Trainer – Breathwave

  • Certified Yoga Therapist (1000 hours): C-IAYT – International Association of Yoga Therapists

  • Certificate: Yoga Therapist training, Centerpoint Yoga Therapy

  • Certificate: Restorative Yoga teacher training, Levels 1, 2, The Path Yoga Centre

  • Certificate: Restorative Yoga teacher training, Judith Hanson Lasater

  • Certificate: Ashtanga Yoga teacher training, Downward Dog Yoga Centre

  • Certificate: Esther Myers Studio, Pre-Natal yoga, Monica Voss

  • Certificate: Bihar Tantra Hatha Yoga teacher training, The Yoga Studio Toronto

  • Certificate: Transformational Arts College, Holistic Health Practitioner

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YOGA TEACHER TRAININGS:

 

  • Leila Stuart: Yoga therapy teacher training @ Centerpoint Yoga Therapy, 2011 – 14, 800 hours

  • Judith Hanson Lasater: Invitational Advanced Teacher Training: The Hallmarks of Being an Integrated Person, 2013, 42 hours

  • Judith Hanson Lasater: Restorative Yoga teacher training, level 1, 2012, 22 hours

  • The Path Yoga Centre, Wendy Eyton & Swan: Restorative Yoga teacher training, levels 1 & 2, 2012, 65 hours

  • Lorin Roche: Radiance Sutras Meditation teacher training, 2011, 10 hours

  • Yoga Outreach: Teaching Trauma Sensitive Yoga, 2011, 12 hours

  • Downward Dog Yoga Centre, Ron Reid & Diane Bruni: Ashtanga Yoga teacher training , 2001 – 2004, 300 hours

  • Esther Myers Studio: Pre-natal Yoga teacher training, 2002, 15 hours

  • The Yoga Studio, Toronto, Tantric Hatha Yoga teacher training, Bihar tradition, 2000, 365 hours

 

OTHER:

 

  • Somatic Experiencing Method - currently into Year 2 of a three year program (as of March 2022)

  • Breathwave breathwork facilitation training, Robin Clements: Levels 1, 2, 3, 2015 - 2018 (1000+ hours)

  • Breathwave senior facilitation experience with Robin Clements, 2019 - present, ongoing 6x/year x 50 hours each

  • Institute for Shamanic Medicine, Gael Carter & Marilyn Keefer: Shamanic Coaching and Practitioner Programs – 7 years, 2006 - 2014

  • Institute for Contemporary Shamanic Studies, Gael Carter: Red Lodge Program, 4 years, 2001 - 2005

  • Transformational Arts College: Holistic Health Practitioner Training (Reiki, Aromatherapy, Massage, Herbology), 250 hours, 1996-97

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