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Friday, February 5 • 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Opening Night + Illumination Event

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The Illumination Event is seven carefully curated speakers with great ideas.

These speakers will share something they are passionate about, that lights them up.

At least one of them will light a spark in you.

We will also award the Breathe fore Life 2016 Scholarship.

More presenters may be added. 

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Alice Bracegirdle

CEO and Co-Founder, Bellyfit® Enterprises Inc.
Alice Bracegirdle is pioneering a global movement that’s uplifting women through Holistic Fitness and radical body love. As the CEO of Bellyfit® Enterprises Inc., she is a fearless leader to hundreds of certified Bellyfit® Instructors around the globe, a sought after Fitness Rockstar... Read More →
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Britt Buntain

Picot Collective
Around 10 years old Britt Buntain wanted to be a teacher because she thought there needed to be more leaders who inspire and help others. She is inspired to guide others because of the lessons and tools she has received from yoga and meditation and weaving. Britt is a weaver, mindful... Read More →
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Rumon Carter

Rumon will be familiar to attendees of Illuminate at the 2015 Victoria Yoga Conference, where he led off the evening with a talk called “Run to the Roar,” challenging the audience - and himself - to identify meaning in life through the things that we fear. The basis of this workshop... Read More →
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Carly Greene Hill

Carly is an up-&-coming spoken word artist. She started playing on paper from a young age. Carly was initially inspired by the way words could make thoughts, emotions & experiences move through the body. Recently, she explores the intersection between writing and self-expression and... Read More →
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Tina James

Tina is the owner director of Loka Yoga in Whistler, is an Advanced Certified Jivamukti Yoga teacher, and is known for her chanting, choreographic sequencing, and knowledge of the subtle body. Widely considered to be a "teacher's teacher", she transmits the Jivamukti lineage as a... Read More →
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Ryan Leier

Passionate and inspirational, Ryan Leier brings a creative energy to every class he teaches; whether in his own One Yoga studios or as an ambassador of yoga to communities around the world. With a distinct expression of ancient traditions that touches his students’ hearts, Ryan’s... Read More →
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Glynnis Osher

Founder, The Mystic Masala Ayurvedic Aromatherapy
Glynnis is a certified Ayurvedic practitioner, innovative teacher, healer, author and visionary entrepreneur in the arts of Ayurveda and aromatherapy. She is on faculty teaching Ayurveda, aromatherapy and Indian head massage at the Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage. Glynnis... Read More →
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Jacqueline Quinless

Jacqueline Quinless is trained in Yoga Therapy from Ajna Yoga Centre as well as Zen meditation practices based in the teachings of global spiritual leader Thich Nhat Hanh through the Gross National Happiness Center in Bhutan. Jacqueline is an Anglo-Indian woman whose yoga practice... Read More →
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Monique Gray Smith

Little Drum Consulting
Monique Gray Smith is a mixed heritage woman of Cree, Lakota, and Scottish descent and is an award winning author, international speaker and consultant. Since 1996, Monique has been running Little Drum Consulting and her career has included positions as Executive Director for Aboriginal... Read More →
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Laura Track

Board Chair, Yoga Outreach
Laura Track’s two greatest inspirations are the practice of yoga and the ideals of social justice. To her, Yoga Outreach represents a union of the two. Laura has been practicing yoga for over 10 years, and obtained her teacher’s certification in 2008. Inspired by the transformative... Read More →

Friday February 5, 2016 7:00pm - 9:30pm PST
Theatre - Victoria Conference Centre 720 Douglas Street