Ayla Barker Teacher

About Ayla

Teaching style : Creative. Challenging. Music.

On rotation : Odesza, Fakear, Darci.. and anything deep progressive house

Inspired by: DJ Tigerlilly, she’s vegan, lifts heavy, wears fun wigs to her shows and speaks openly and honestly about everything from lash extensions and Botox to anxiety and how to manage it.

Favourite pose : Scorpion handstand

Morning ritual : Hitting snooze until the last second then rushing to get out the door

First yoga experience : 90 minute Bikram class in which I fainted and had to leave.

Sign : Double Leo! Sun and moon

Reoccurring thought : Practice and all is coming!

Hometown : Born in Toronto, grew up in Calgary, been in Ottawa since high school

Nonnegotiable: Eating mammals, listening to country music

Fav restaurant: Anything exotic! Thai, Indian, I’m a sushi Addict

Fav yoga complement: Spin all the way! Ride or die!

Fav podcast : Chus and Ceballos Stereo Productions is my go to at the gym to pump me up

Savasana or Chataraunga: Chataraunga

If I could eat dinner with anyone it would be J. K. Rowling … cause I’m a secret Harry Potter nerd.