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And I said to my body, softly,

‘I want to be your friend.’

It took a long breath and replied,

'I have been waiting my whole life for this.' 

– Nayyirah Waheed

Tim Cyr, E-RYT® 500​*

Yoga teacher, meditation coach and Reiki Master

Yoga styles: Restorative, Yin, Kids, Gentle Hatha, Pre-natal, Laughter, Integral Dynamic Movement - Tensegrity and Yoga Nidra

Tim's yoga styles are Restorative, Yin, Yoga Nidra, Gentle Hatha, Kids and Prenatal. Tim is founder of The Do Less Project, yoga teacher (500hr YTT), meditation coach, Reiki Master, Yoga Nidra and Thai Head Massage.

Tim creates and leads workshops, retreats and classes in Restorative, Yin, Tensegrity, Hatha, Kids and Laughter yoga styles. He also hosts workshops and one-on-one private sessions. He teaches at various studios in and around Vancouver (YYoga / The Path / The Hive – North Shore), leading programs for YMCA Boys4Real, The Vancouver Police, The Kelty Mental Health Group, BrainWave Caregivers — BC Children’s Hospital, University of BC – Enrollment Services and presenting at Vancouver and Victoria Yoga Conferences.

Living with allergies, arthritis, injuries and past hearing- loss, Tim understands some of the complexities human life can encompass. His approach of “less is more” is intertwined within the gentle forms of yoga he shares — listening and allowing the body and mind to soften, so conscious healing can begin. This opens up a more integrative connection between the physical and energetic pathways through honoring the bodies and life-styles we all actively live in.

For more information, visit: www.timcyr.com

*E-RYT® 500
Training Requirements:

  • Completed a 500-hour teacher training with a RYS 500, OR

  • Completed a 200-hour teacher training with a RYS 200 AND an additional 300-hour teacher training with either the same RYS (if it is registered as a RYS 300) or a different RYS 300

Teaching hour Requirements:

  • Has at least 2,000 hours of teaching experience since completing training with a RYS 200 or 500. At least 500 of these hours must be taught after completing training with a RYS 300 or 500.

Teaching time Requirements:

  • Has taught for at least 4 years since completing training with a RYS 200 or RYS 500

Teachers can register as an E-RYT 500 if they have successfully completed a 500-hour yoga teacher training that is registered with Yoga Alliance and have taught a minimum of four years since completing training with a 200-hour RYS. The 500 hours of training can either come from one school or can be a combination of a 200-hour training plus an additional 300-hour advanced teacher training from a different RYS. Applicants must submit 2,000 teaching hours for this designation; 1,500 of the teaching hours must have been taught after completing training with a RYS 200 or 500 and the remaining 500 teaching hours must have been taught after completing training with a RYS 300 or 500. Once registered, an E-RYT 500 is able to provide continuing education classes and workshops to other teachers and can be a Lead Trainer of a 200-hour, 300-hour or 500-hour teacher training.