Wade Imre Morissette
Yoga Therapist / Instructor, Chanter, Author
Wade has been practicing and teaching yoga for 12 years. In India, Wade studied the styles of Ashtanga—Vinyasa under Sri K. Pattabhi Jois of Mysore. At the Osho ashram in Pune, Wade studied zazen, active, movement and sound meditations. He has completed an Iyengar teacher training at the Omkarananda Ganga Sadan in Rishikesh and is currently studying with T.K.V Desikachar in the teachings of Krishnamacharya or commonly known in the west as Viniyoga. He also studies Vedic Chanting yearly at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram. Other formal trainings include a completion of the Classical Ashtanga teacher training at the Mount Madonna Centre, California under Baba Hari Das. He has also studied in the Anusara tradition with John Friend across Canada.
His Vancouver formal trainings have included an Ashtanga—Vinyasa teacher training with Elizabeth Peckham as well as David Swenson. He has completed studies in a Pregnancy yoga teacher training and has studied Kriya yoga with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in both India and Canada. Wade is a reiki master and a certified Phoenix Rising yoga therapist (non-diagnostic) and Viniyoga Therapist (diagnostic) He practices Vipassana meditation and leads teacher training/workshops/retreats/music dance evenings internationally. His first music recording came in the form of bhakti nada yoga with a kirtan cd "Sargam" Scales of Music. His Vinyasa Flow Asana Dvd-"Invigorate" is challenging yet mindful. He is completing his first book "Yoga Pilgrimage" Yoga in every moment of your life He is also working on his second upcoming Kirtan CD with DVD music video and a second Yogasana DVD.