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Workshop: Jessie & Eugene in Vancouver

April 19 - April 21

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Jessie & Eugene
Founders and Creators of AcroYoga Montreal
Friday April 19 – Sunday April 21

9:00 am – 5:30pm

$225 Early Bird
$275 Late Bird
*Early bird ends March 19th

This workshop is geared towards Advanced beginners on up to seasoned practitioners.
If you are a dedicated physicalizer with strong core sensitivity, that will work in your favour.

Please email Millissa to register and with any questions.
Money can be sent via Etransfer – [email protected]

The Beaumont Studios

Come and join Jessie and Eugene, founders of AcroYoga Montreal when they come for the 1st time to Vancouver! In this 3 day intensive, the essential building blocks of AcroYoga Montreal style will be covered.

We will refresh classic techniques, explore new acroyoga material as well as montréal signature moves, investigate the creative process, practice yoga, dance, play games and of course bomb the core!!! This is a multi-level training so expect to work at full capacity, in safety. Come prepared for challenge and “Big FUN.”

We will be using Millissa Greenwood as our assistant; she has completed our teacher training and worked with us before. The presence of a 3rd pair of hands allows us to offer a truly multi-level experience where participants of all levels can be heard and focused on.

This workshop is geared towards Advanced beginners on up to seasoned practitioners.
If you are a dedicated physicalizer with strong core sensitivity, that will work in your favour.

6 hours per day (18 hours total)
9am – 10am: Meditation, Yoga, Floor rolls, Long Holds
10a.m. -11am Montreal Flow: we will teach a 3-4 minute excerpt from a longer flow over 3 days
11am -12pm Acroyoga Technique 1: Classis acroyoga, spotting essentials, stability training, drills, and silent jam
12-2pm lunch, rest, socialize, ½ hour Restorative yoga
2-3 pm Dance, Games, Rotation Nation
3-4 Acroyoga Technique 2, AYM Combos
4-5 Creative Process, Bomb the Core, Bonus Stretch, close


A teaching team since 1982, this senior married couple connects the dots between mind, body, breath relationships and life.

Eugene Poku is a long time yoga / Acroyoga Teacher who both respects tradition and utilizes intuition—something he applies to his teaching as well as to his personal practice and throughout his life. After 30 years as a professional dancer Eugene went on to become co-founder & co-director of Ashtanga Yoga Montreal (from 2004-2016) and co-founder of AcroYoga Montreal (since 2000). Eugene’s compassionate yet direct style of teaching is inspired from his 40-plus years of experience and skill in dance, acro inspired movement and martial arts.

After 30 years as a professional dancer Jessie became one of the founders and directors of AcroYoga Montreal (since 2000) plus founder and former director at Ashtanga Yoga Montreal (2004-2016). Jessie Goldberg is a Yoga/AcroYoga practitioner and instructor, householder and mother of 3 charming off springs. She has a down to Earth and inclusive teaching style that embraces human reciprocity and the cultivation of a personal movement vocabulary.

It is the sharing of self that touches the student’s heart and fosters understanding and a desire for growth within both student and teacher. Knowing our place in the world only happens when we know our world. At Acroyoga Montreal there is no separation of acroyoga, yoga, and reality. To live apart from this world is not the goal but to transform ourselves and our societies rooted in a deep understanding of the Social, political and economic systems & institutions we engage in on a daily basis.


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