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Meet The Wildcard of Namaste Yoga Seasons 1 & 2: Koralee Nickarz

As Namaste TV expands, you may find yourself wondering, “who are these Namaste Yoga instructors, anyway?” It is our distinct honour to introduce them to you! In this installment, we chat with Koralee Nickarz about her Namaste memories, career as a musician and current campaign to produce new music. A seasoned actress at the time, Koralee Nickarz walked into auditions for Namaste Yoga in her "casual audition uniform": a pair of jeans, sparkly top and three-inch heels. Prepared to simply meet producers, she was surprised to be greeted by people in yoga gear! Thankful she had shaved her legs; this resourceful and physically active professional borrowed a pair of shorts from a man possessing a slight build and kind heart,...

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Part 2: Meet the Architect of Namaste Yoga Seasons 3 and 4

Inspiration is plentiful for those who are open and ready to receive it. Sometimes, we draw from our present environment, and sometimes we draw from the past. It is here we continue our interview with Erica Blitz: recalling moments of inspiration and intuition that guided her into this moment. Developing the sequences for the latest seasons of Namaste Yoga has contributed some vibrant threads to the yogic tapestry Erica is weaving. Her yoga school, "Inquire + Inspire," offers classes, workshops and teacher trainings primarily in the United States and Canada. Her intentions of helping others live healthfully extends to her company, nubeleaf, which specializes in fruit and vegetable powders. Here is the conclusion of our two-part interview with Erica Blitz....

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#NamasteS3 Yoginis Revealed: Meet Cam Lee

As excitement intensifies over the creation of our third season, you may find yourself wondering, "Who are these new Namaste Yoga instructors, anyway?" It is our honour to introduce them to you! In this installment, we chat with the joyous and playful, Cam Lee. "I'm still a little stunned and absolutely filled with so much gratitude to be part of Namaste," Cam Lee explains. "It was the little seedling that started my practice." Like so many of our community members, Cam was channel surfing when she discovered Namaste Yoga. She watched the program a few times before deciding to give it a try. Instantly hooked, Cam wanted to try more. "I'd always been curious about yoga, but didn't know quite...

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#NamasteS3 Yoginis Revealed: Meet Amanda Riches

As excitement intensifies over the creation of our third season, you may find yourself wondering, "who are these new Namaste Yoga instructors, anyway?" It is our distinct honour to introduce them to you! In this installment, we chat with Amanda Riches, one of Namaste Yoga’s most active ambassadors.  Amanda Riches has spent years connecting with the Namaste Yoga community. As Namaste Yoga's in-house yoga instructor, she works hard to ensure that, even though viewers are practicing at home, they get as much support as possible. Amanda understands why fans are so passionate about and dedicated to the series: Namaste is the main inspiration behind her own practice. "[Namaste Yoga] is the reason why I started a daily yoga practice," Amanda explains....

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#NamasteS3 Yoginis Revealed: Meet Michelle Brunet

As excitement intensifies over the creation of our third season, you may find yourself wondering, "Who are these new Namaste Yoga instructors, anyway?" It is our honour to introduce them to you! In this installment, we chat with the eclectic and often upside-down, Michelle Brunet. Michelle Brunet received a vague e-mail about auditions for a televised yoga show. The message contained the contact information of an agent and a question about her interest in possibly pursing a position in the cast. As she had no formal portfolio, her boyfriend snapped some candid photos of her in the park to submit as headshots. With no real specifics on the show she was trying out for, Michelle auditioned twice. "I couldn't see anyone...

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