About

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“I believe anyone can do yoga – that’s what led me to develop my inclusive approach to teaching yoga.”

RYT200

Yoga instructor

Creative Flow owner Brigitte Marsden believes in living your yoga. Practising mindful yoga has brought her many health and wellness benefits, including reduced stress levels, enhanced lung capacity and increased range of motion. Developing greater awareness of body, mind and breath through yoga helps bring balance and focus to all areas of her life.

Brigitte Marsden, RYT completed a 300 hour teacher training at Satori, a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School, in mindful Hatha Vinyasa (Yang) and Yin Yoga in July 2014. Brigitte completed a 125 hour Professional Yoga Therapist Yoga Training with Integrative Yoga Therapy (Module 1) in August 2016, and is on the path to becoming an Advanced Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga. Brigitte attended a 30 hour Yoga Alliance-recognised training in Trauma-Informed Yoga and Mindfulness June 2017, and she received an additional 13 hour certification in Chair Yoga in April 2015. A Registered Yoga Teacher with the internationally-recognised Yoga Alliance, Brigitte’s designation of RYT 200 reflects the first 200 hours of her training. She is also a qualified classroom teacher, and has prior experience of working with families with babies and young children to promote their development.

Brigitte offers scheduled classes at Creative Flow’s Yoga Nook, located in Woodstock’s Riverside Court, as well as in local schools and other locations in Western New Brunswick. Private yoga sessions, as well as customised workshops and retreats, are available for individuals and groups at a location of your choice.

Freelance writer

When other young teenagers were delivering newspaper, Brigitte’s first job was proof reading Hansard compendiums for a neighbour who was a publisher. Her love of words and keen eye for detail have served her well as a Graphic Designer, Technical Author and Web Communications Officer.

Since 2006, Brigitte has been published at least weekly thanks to her regular columns in the Bugle Observer newspaper, as well as other freelance writing and photography projects.

As the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick’s local representative for the Woodstock area, Brigitte seeks to encourage other writers as she continues to enhance her own communication skills and embrace new writing opportunities and audiences.

Art teacher

An experienced classroom teacher, interior and graphic designer, Brigitte Marsden draws on her art school training,  First Class BA Honours Degree in 3D (Interior) Design and Graphic Design Diploma to craft all kinds of enriching learning opportunities for children, youth and adults.

Brigitte has developed her own unique approach to teaching art, with a focus on providing opportunities for her students to develop their creativity, learn new skills in a safe environment and build their confidence.

Workshops & retreats

Drawing on her background as a designer, writer and educator, combined with her training in mindful yoga and mindfulness, Creative Flow owner Brigitte Marsden is uniquely positioned to offer workshops and retreats that combine the benefits of mindful yoga and mindfulness practices with creative pursuits.

Please note: all Creative Flow classes and workshops are fragrance-free and smoke-free.

Safety first: Brigitte has up-to-date Workplace Standard First Aid CPR-C training, a current vulnerable sector police check, and a current Policy 701.

Territorial acknowledgement: Brigitte recognizes and respectfully acknowledges that she lives and works on the unsurrendered and unceded traditional lands of Wolastoqiyik.