ABOUT UNION 108 A place to escape

Union 108 is an unpretentious space in historic downtown Arnprior, Ontario where we can come together as equals to practice for Ourselves. The serenity of Union 108 will allow you to escape and immerse yourself into complete relaxation, movement and union with your highest self. Our lush interior will surround you with natural elements and warmth. Begin your journey today!

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THE TEAM We are powerful together and our teachers are leading the way.

We are taking people from the bottom to the top. Everyone’s first step is difficult and our teachers have an incredible way of breaking down those barriers to make you feel right at home. Our special team is dedicated to our community and committed to yoga practice. When you need healing; we offer love, when you need peace; we offer space, when you need to move; we’re going to kick your butt.

LISA HOGAN-LAFLECHE

As a lifelong yoga student & fitness enthusiast, owning a yoga studio was always in the cards for Lisa. After returning to her hometown and discovering the perfect heritage building, this serial entrepreneur knew she had found what she was looking for.

You can find Lisa working in her clothing store, on her mat, enjoying time with family and friends, or in the kitchen with one of her favorite cookbooks

“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” -Oprah Winfrey

Founder

Amrita

There is more to life than this mundane existence.

Amrita has vowed to help her clients find spiritual connection.

Through traditional techniques and straight forward instruction she will guide you through a yoga class where you feel confident in the postures and spiritually fulfilled.

All you have to do is show up.

"Put light against light - you have nothing, put dark against dark - you have nothing. It's the contrast of light and dark that each give the other one meaning." Bob Ross

Studio Director Certifications: E-RYT 500 YACEP
Yin Yoga Teacher Training

Ro Nwosu

When you need to let loose and feel free Ro has got your back. She combines classic yoga poses with innovative mobility strengthening. Tunes, jokes and motivating flows make her classes challenging and fun. Ro will help you find the awesomeness within yourself through the power of sweat.

Ro has multiple fitness certifications including personal training and kickboxing. She is also a Lululemon Ambassador.

“Breath and remember who you are”

Certifications: E-RYT 200
YACEP

Katrina Kahn

Only an expert teacher can motivate you to reach higher. Katrina’s yoga classes work like osmosis, you soak in all the goodness yoga has to offer. Her sequences are expertly crafted to strengthen the body while keeping healthy anatomical movement in mind. Guaranteed to leave you inspired and mentally refreshed.

Multiple certifications including fitness, dance and pilates. 140 Hour Trauma Sensitive Yoga Teacher Certification, Yin Yoga Certification

“Movement is Healing” - Anonymous

Certifications: RYT - 500
E-RYT - 200

Stephanie Priest

Stephanie has a remarkable way of allowing you to shine. Her calm and positive style allows you the space to be in your own practice. She combines alignment-based techniques with her fitness background to deliver you to a place that is “just right.” You will find what you need with her lovingly guiding you through your journey.

“Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman

Certifications: YTT 200

Tom McGregor

A busy mind can make the body stiff so let’s get moving. Tom offers a no-nonsense approach to yoga practice where you will bend, push and flow the stiffness away.

As an experienced athlete his classes will help you not only prevent injury they will help you continue the activities you love without pain.

Accomplished Runner and Sports enthusiast

"Do or do not, there is no try" -Yoda

Certifications: YTT 200

Rimmi (Karen Briggs)

Sometimes we need more loving and healing in our lives. Rimmi’s classes fulfill the physical healing as well as the emotional and spiritual aspects. She believes that feeding the body and the mind will leave you feeling nourished. Open this door and follow your unique path while Rimmi guides you.

“In asana practice we learn to cherish each breath, to cherish every cell in our bodies. The time we spend on the mat is love in action.” -Rolf Gates

Certifications: YTT 200

Haylee Smith

Haylee is an old soul who shines bright like a star.

Her classes emphasize relaxation to help relieve mental and physical tensions. She achieves this with uncomplicated sequences and a steady calming voice.

Perfect if you need to escape a long day or energetically shift.

Certificates: YTT 200

Christin Smith

As a life-long student and compassionate teacher, Christin believes yoga should be accessible to everyone.

She guides her students with a gentle humility allowing them to find their own voice, their own unique style, bringing out their best selves with confidence.

Yin Yoga Teacher Training Baptiste Institute Hands on Assisting

"Yoga is not about self improvement, it's about self acceptance"

Certifications: YTT 200

The Lifestyle Shoppe For the yogis and gift-givers

Our Lifestyle Shoppe is curated with local finds, fashions, yoga mats & props and accessories. Find us in the Union 108 studio on your next visit.

CONTACT Please reach out if you have any questions about Union 108