Edie Cassady, IAYT, E-R.Y.T., is the founder of Yoga Wellness. She has been teaching and studying the therapeutic aspects of yoga since 1998. In 2016, she achieved accreditation from the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and is an experienced yoga therapist with accreditation from the American Viniyoga Institute.
Along with a heartfelt passion for yoga therapy, Edie brings extensive education and years of experience, and a wide knowledge of many different yoga disciplines to her students and therapy clients. She has applied her expertise to the design of yoga for every body, including classes with a therapeutic focus, for neurological conditions and diseases, for the plus-size student, meditation and more. Her plus-size class is the only yoga program recommended by Alberta Health Services' Weight-Wise program.
Edie continually practices and studies the ancient teachings and western healing philosophy. Her teachings have been inspired by the lineages of Sri T. Krishnamacharya (Vini/Vinyasa), Masahiro Oki (Okido, Kyoto and Shiatsu), Taoist yoga (Yin/Yang), Kundalini and anatomy for movement.