meet the teachers
Get connected to some of our favourite humans!
Each teacher at Hive Yoga and Fitness has been chosen for their unique training and experience. We are driven by a passion for inspiring people to move in many ways, which is why each of our instructors are certified to lead any number of yoga styles and fitness classes.
Our teachers also place importance on building a strong and flexible mindset, training our community to be ready for whatever life throws your way. Classes at the studio are all about functional movement, stress-relief and diversifying your training. Connect with one of our open-minded, skilled instructors soon to support a balanced approach to training.
health & wellness director
Shannon has been teaching yoga, movement and Pilates since 2004 and comes to Hive Yoga with a background as a studio owner, manager and a business consultant. Upon joining the hive, Shannon added climbing into her movement routine and quickly understood why the rest of us are so hooked! Shannon’s playful attitude and contagious enthusiasm inspire us all to move more, in many ways, and it’s no surprise that her mission in life is “to inspire others to explore movement and mindfulness, and to make personal well-being an important top priority”. Catch a class with her soon at The Hive’s prAna Studio!
pilates & conditioning teacher
Yoga & Meditation Teacher
Matt Believes that Yoga contains both discipline and softness.
It is a journey toward self-realization; uncovering one’s true Self and honoring the greatness within. Being a patient and humble teacher, who is attentive to the progress of each individual, he believes that each pose creates an opportunity to engage in internal stillness and tranquility. Matt holds space for every student so they may feel supported and safe throughout their practice, during movements that offer physical challenges, and experiences that range from playful to powerful and emotional.
Matt is so cool!
Haley Plaa has been dedicated to movement since a young child. From moving freely in her family home to moving with precision on stage, the practice has laid a deep foundation within her bones. Experiencing and experimenting with different modalities of motion and energy, she offers a practice of intelligent, dynamic, intuitive movement. She is trained in Hatha, Moksha, Vinyasa, Yin, Trauma Sensitivity, and Thai Massage. Her classes have an emphasis on exploring breath in movement or stillness, bridging the gap between body and mind, to find balance in a seemingly disconnected world.
yoga & acro teacher
yoga, pilates & conditioning teacher
Yoga & conditioning teacher
If we had to describe Karen in one word, the word of the day would be vivacious.