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Dave first stepped on to a yoga mat eight years ago and was immediately drawn to the freedom of movement and emotion it provided for him, realizing how yoga could transform the mind, body and spirit he knew he had found a home. Additionally yoga provided somewhat of a healing process from the rigors of being a Martial Artist. Dave currently holds a second degree Black Belt in a very physical style of Karate called “Kyokushin” which translates to “ The Ultimate truth “, "I see the similarities between both activities, Yoga and Karate both sync body and breath to movement, both welcome practitioners’ with open arms and minds with no expectations attached . Yoga and Karate are very Individual activities which allows for growth in body and spirit. My main goal in both activities is to have fun, yes I know I feel the benefits both mentally and physically, but for me personally, moving and challenging the body is something I cherish every day." Having completed Yin training in 2015 100 hour YYT under the tutelage of Stephanie Calhoun and just recently completing a 200 hour YYT in Baja Mexico (Yandara Yoga School) Dave wants people to get on their mats for whatever reason they choose and to know that there is a universal love in yoga for everybody no matter their background or experience. Namaste

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Caroline Gibbons

Depuis 3 ans, je pratique le hot yoga à une fréquence de trois fois par semaine. J'adore particulièrement la pratique du matin. Elle favorise mon bien-être général, l'harmonie de ma personne et ma flexibilité. Pour deux ans, j'ai eu la chance de bénéficier des classes de Kathryn McCracken et je suis en admiration par l'énergie Zen qu'elle transmet dans son enseignement. Je suis vraiment reconnaissante pour l'ouverture du studio Pura Vida Yoga à Dieppe!

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