Christine Wushke Follow
Christine Wushke is a myofascial release expert, a certified yoga therapist, a registered massage therapist and a Hakomi practitioner with over 20 years of experience. Her teachings will help you build self-awareness, interoception and, most importantly, a loving relationship with your body.
Christine Wushke discovered the system of yoga and meditation in 1992 and was instantly hooked, diving into an active meditation and yoga practice and eventually went on to become a therapeutic yoga teacher in 1997. She is now the author of Freedom is Your Nature: A Practical Guide to Transformation and creator of the “Easy Yoga for Beginners” DVD.
As a lifelong learner Christine has since become a Myofascial Release Therapist, Certified Hakomi Practitioner, and Functional Movement Trainer. She began to incorporate the principles of Myofascial Release and Mindfulness into all her yoga classes and, noticing the amazing results and effectiveness, she designed her own system of Myofascial Yoga. In this practice, she blends the profound principles of Myofascial Release with the mindfulness of Hakomi and incorporating principles of functional movement, all while keeping intact the essence of Yoga as an 8-fold transformative path and holistic healing system.
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Christine is committed to bringing you the latest information from not only the world of fascia research but the science of the brain and nervous system, while offering the opportunity for you to go inward and discover the benefits directly for yourself. Her aim is to create a sacred space for students to effortlessly find the presence of stillness and an inner silence. Her mission is to raise consciousness on the planet by empowering people to realize their own inner genius and to uncover our natural states creativity, curiosity and compassion. She runs the Journey to Light Wellness Center in Canada and regularly conducts myofascial yoga retreats in the Rocky Mountains and online training worldwide. In addition to yoga workshops and retreats, she is also a registered massage therapist specializing in both John Barnes Myofascial Release and Hakomi.
“She is up there for me with Patricia Walden and Rodney Yee. I love her emphasis on breathing and inward awareness.” — Neri
Christine offers a 200 & 300 hour yoga Alliance registered Myofascial Yoga teacher training in Alberta Canada.
You can also train with Christine on the EkhartYoga Academy
Take a deep dive into a fascia-aware and trauma-informed approach to yoga and movement. Learn to move better, reduce pain, track your nervous system states and create a safe ‘container’ for your students.