Through breath, conscious movement, and attention to thoughts and habits we access expanded levels of being, inviting discovery, equanimity, and vitality into our lives.

An experienced yoga teacher and teacher trainer with a broad background in music, visual, and literary arts, Jools Andrés is dedicated to helping others explore ways of engaging creatively and compassionately with life's mysteries and challenges.

Workshops & Retreats

Trauma-sensitive Yoga Fundamentals

Jools leads this half-day workshop for SOYA 300-hour upgrade to RYT500 certification students. Also open to the public; 3 CEUs.

May 12, 2018
12:30-3:30 pm

Purple Lotus Yoga
Penticton, BC

Contact Purple Lotus Yoga to register.

The Artist In Your Heart
Spring Immersion

March 31 & April 1

A 2-day Art & Yoga mini-retreat
North Vancouver

Jools Andrés & Kathleen Ainscough

Our unique offering of energizing movement and yoga, along with inspiring approaches to awaken your heart to the beauty of the surrounding world presents a safe and intriguing pathway to reconnect with your creativity and draw from the boundless well of embodied wisdom to make art.

Studio Classes - Ongoing

Core Fundamentals

Thursdays 5:45 - 7:15 (starts April 12, 2018)

Green Room Yoga
2465 East Hastings, Vancouver (Hastings Sunrise)

Across the city Green Room Yoga is known for the care and skill of its teachers, and their ability to meet students where they are. Its dedicated teachers are outstanding not just in their commitment to your growth but in their commitment to their own growth and practice.

Classes are kept to a maximum of 12 to allow a optimal amount of attention to each individual. Contact Green Room Yoga for more information and to register.

Yoga & Therapeutic Movement Practicums
Spring & Fall 2018

Spring 2018: April 17 - June 15, Tuesdays & Fridays, 10:30 am - Noon

Fall 2018: September - December, 2018 -Dates TBA

Join Jools for small group sessions using therapeutic approaches to yoga and movement. We work on chairs, and on the floor (when accessible) to improve body awareness, mobility, strength, and quality of life; for those with chronic pain, mobility restrictions, and other conditions.

Inquire about practicum placements

Ask about reduced rates.

Calm steadiness of the senses is called Yoga.

~ Katha Upanishad

Yoga Teacher Training

200-hour Yoga Alliance Registered

Aug 31 - December 2 2018 (extended program)

Pitt Meadows, BC

Jools Andrés and Dorothy Fizzell

A 200-hour YTT is a springboard for entering the yoga teaching world, opening the door for more advanced yoga education programs around the world. Even so, many of our students enrol in our YTT to simply deepen their knowledge and practice of yoga. Others go on to study further, specialize,and teach.

Our training takes place in Pitt Meadows each fall on alternating weekends (with adjustments for holidays). Only 8 spaces available.

Updated March 28, 2018
All content except as noted © Julie (Jools) Andrés 2011 - 2018
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© Steve Sidaway

Galen Scorer photos courtesy SOYA

*SOYA = South Okanagan Yoga Academy