Ashtanga Flow

32 °C | 32% HUMIDITY

The Class

This is a physical form of yoga which synchronizes breath and movement through a precise series of movements called the Primary Series. This class is done in a warm to hot room where the teacher will guide you through your practice. Here at Harvest, we offer 60, 75, and 90 minutes Ashtanga classes, so depending on class length, select sections of postures from the Primary Series are taught, while others are omitted. As such, each Ashtanga class will have the same skeletal structure, where the same postures are still taught in the same order, but the teacher omits some postures of their choosing. Because of this, once you take a few Ashtanga classes, you will have a basic expectation of how the class typically goes, but each class might be slightly different than the time before. Like the other ‘Flow’ classes, each movement has an associated breath, and vice versa. One posture will take you into the next, which takes you into the next, and so on. There are no moments in the class when you’re ‘out of’ a pose – stillnesses take place when a posture is held for a few cycles of breath, before you make your way into the next posture.


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The Teachers



Pauline has lived in Lethbridge for over 10 years. Originally from Calgary, she moved to Lethbridge to complete her BFA at the U of L. Her plan was to leave shortly after completing her degree, but opportunities continued to arise that allowed her to remain in the city. She grew up in Bragg Creek, and spent her time outdoors, camping, skiing, and hiking. She fell in love with yoga 9 years ago – the 26&2 class kicked her butt, and she loved every minute of it. Off to training the following year, and more trainings in the subsequent years. She is trained in Bikram (26&2), Power Vinyasa Flow, Yin, Buti, and Ashtanga/Rocket.

Yoga was never something that Pauline thought she would enjoy – she had the idea that it was too easy, too slow, that it wasn’t enough for her. And after taking her first class, she was quickly proven wrong. The yoga can be challenging, but also incredible. It opens you up to new things in your body, as well as your mind. It’s a connection that is truly unique to everyone, and it’s really beautiful.

Although Pauline can’t get most of her family members to practice yoga when they visit the city, her amazing fiancé, Cam, can be seen around the studio all the time. Pauline is thrilled to be part-owner of Harvest Yoga Studio with Jess, and is looking forward to future adventures together as business partners and lovers of yoga.



I was raised on a farm in Wrentham, AB. I attended university in Utah at BYU. While I was earning my bachelors degree I gained a passion for outdoor recreation. Rock climbing , mountain biking, backpacking and water sports are the things I choose to do whenever I get the chance. I have 5 awesome kids and an amazing husband. We love to go on adventures together! I started practicing yoga in April 2018. Admittedly I initially came to the studio under duress. The friends I workout with wanted to add yoga to our workout and running routine. I agreed to give yoga try after a frustrating string of fitness related injuries. I survived my first class which was 26 & 2. I was pleasantly surprised with how good I felt … after it was over. I have been coming regularly ever since. I may have started practicing yoga for the physical benefits but I was amazed at the effect it had on my mental well being. Taking time away from the stresses of my day and allowing myself some guilt free “me” time has been just the thing I needed to gain and maintain a positive outlook on life.




Dorothee was born in the Netherlands, and moved to Alberta when she was a teenager. She has always enjoyed physical activities, but it wasn’t until she found yoga that moving the body with the aim of health became a joy rather than a chore (most days!)

Harvest Yoga Studio was the first place she started building a consistent practice, way back in 2014. Since then, her goals for practice have shifted from purely physical to include the mental and spiritual benefits of yoga.

She loves the community and friends she’s found at Harvest Yoga Studio, as well as the broader yoga community in Lethbridge.

Yoga has given her the opportunity to travel for trainings, including to Bali and twice to India. She is trained in Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Tantric Hatha, Yin, Ayurveda, and meditation.



Her yoga mat is a place that reminds her of the Choose Your Own Adventure books from when she was a kid. Sometimes it reveals much, sometimes it offers straight up play and joy, sometimes it humbles her. She has been blessed with teachers who illuminated how to strive living open to grace and gratitude, filled with awe and wonder, on and off the mat.


Kendall is a massage therapy student, substitute teacher, kinesiology grad and movement enthusiast. She was born and raised in Scarborough, Ontario, a suburb in Toronto. She is fascinated with the human body and craves “in the flow” experiences.  While playing soccer at university, she was looking for a way to loosen up tight hips and ankles, as well as prevent future injuries – that lead her to a hot room at Moksha Yoga London in 2007. It was love at first sweat!

She has trained with the Moksha/Modo International faculty and Ryan Leier and the One Yoga faculty, as well as smaller trainings with Eoin Finn of Blissology, Alan Mileham, Mark Stephens, and YogaFit  International. Her studies include hatha, vinyasa, ashtanga, vinyasa krama, Iyengar, yin, myofascial yoga, prenatal, aerial, mindfulness and kid’s yoga.

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