Fortunata is certified hatha yoga instructor. She obtained her RYT500 level certification with Susie Dias at East to West Yoga and Pilates Studio in Toronto in 2008. In 2011 she completed her yoga therapist certification with Susi Hately of Functional Synergy in Calgary, and now teaches group therapeutic yoga classes and private therapeutic sessions to individuals. She also teaches Ashtanga Yoga and her primary Ashtanga teacher is Dave Robson of the Ashtanga Yoga Centre in Toronto. Fortunata feels blessed to be able to pursue her true passion and to assist others on their yoga journey.
Fortunata is a raw food enthusiast studying at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and will receive her Certification as Holistic Health Practitioner in the Fall of 2014. Find out what she is UnCooking in her kitchen at www.facebook.com/RawFoodYogini.
Fortunata McConkey instructs the following:
This class is an energetic, flowing class, synchronizing breath with movement. Build strength, flexibility and concentration while cleansing the body and calming the mind. This class is appropriate for active beginners through to advanced students. Modified versions of more challenging postures will always be given. Always work at your own pace and take breaks when you feel the need. Come and be inspired!
Strengthen, stretch, tone and relax. Whether you are trying to get in shape, reduce stress, or find relief from the pain of a living a "chair bound" life, Hatha yoga can benefit you! it is an uplifting practice that will increase muscle tone, improve flexibility and detox the body. With regular practice you will be able to concentrate, be calm and experience deep states of relaxation.