Leigh Anne Milne RMT, E-RYT500, PFT, Iyengar Certified
eigh began her journey with Iyengar yoga in the early 1980’s and fell in love with this intelligent approach to body mind awareness; as her practice deepened the spiritual benefits became increasingly important. As a registered massage therapist (RMT), a certified Iyengar method yoga instructor and Personal Trainer, Leigh has found the combined knowledge of yoga, health care, anatomy of the body and sports physiology to be a rich foundation for her holistic practice. Leigh Anne is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and Certified Yoga Therapist and a recognized teacher of teachers with Yoga Alliance.
Leigh was trained as an RMT in British Columbia in 1990 and has since been a registered massage therapist in BC, Ontario, Hawaii, and Nova Scotia, Canada. During this time Leigh has been massage therapist to members of the Vancouver and Victoria, BC symphony orchestras, performing members of the Canadian Opera Company, cast and crew on three feature films, and national and international level athletes in both Canada and the USA. Leigh also initiated, and was sole provider of, on-site massage therapy as well as yoga instructor to the Victoria police department. She is also the founder of a health and wellness clinic in Victoria.
Leigh is Canadian trained according to the highest standards available in Canada. Her skills as a Iyengar Yoga teacher, personal trainer, and massage therapist allow Leigh to broaden her role as a health and wellness facilitator. She has traveled to India on eight occasions to study yoga at the Iyengar Institute (RIMYI) in Pune, most recently in January 2015 to study yoga for addiction support and recovery.
Leigh has published articles on both massage therapy and yoga and has taught clinic, neuromuscular therapy and anatomy at massage therapy schools in Canada and in Hawaii.
Leigh is a Certified Death Doula with Doorway Into Light and home funeral facilitator.
“Love, Serve, Remember. Don’t hold back – climb into your passions! But at the same time, cultivate the Emptiness”
Community Volunteer Work
- Palliative Massage therapist at Greenwoods
- Hospice Volunteer
- Dinner in the Park