Brooklyn Derksen is a local certified Yoga teacher and Level 1 iRest (Integrative Restoration) Meditation teacher. She has a passion to advocate for Mental Health and Complex Chronic Disease Awareness and to share tools for stress management, mental health support, healing and all around wellbeing. She was born and raised in Prince George BC, where she currently teaches yoga classes and workshops around releasing stress.
She is a proud supporter of the annual Ride Don’t Hide event, a fundraising initiative for the Canadian Mental Health Association – Northern BC, where money is raised to bring mental health education and suicide prevention programs to the local community. For the month of June, she will be offering yoga classes, by donation, at Chinook Yoga Studio to raise funds for this initiative – the classes will be held on Fridays at 5:30pm.
Brooklyn will also be leading a Meditation and Stress Release workshop with live music this weekend, as a collaboration with Chinook Yoga and the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. This event will provide an opportunity for attendees to explore stress management tools and an introduction to the practice of meditation. It is taking place on Sunday May 15th from 3:30-4:30pm at Theatre Northwest.
And for more information regarding the upcoming Ride Don’t Hide for CMHA please visit: https://cmha.donordrive.com/