All of our yoga teachers are certified by the Yoga Alliance, which requires a minimum of 200 hour level of training. Our teachers are personable, caring and qualified to lead you through a safe and authentic practice. They are there to offer modifications as needed and to provide ways of also deepening the practice.
Navjit Kaur Sidhu
Navjit Kaur Sidhu, Owner and Director
E-RYT 500, RPYT, RCYT
Navjit Kaur is founder and director of the award-winning Yoga & Tea Studio she opened in 2008. Born in India, but having lived her whole life in Canada, her study and practice of yoga over 15 years has allowed her to embrace the wisdom that both the East and West offer to the practice. As a mom, wife, Professional Engineer, and entrepreneur, Navjit Kaur enjoys sharing ancient yoga philosophy and techniques in her classes and relating them to modern day issues such as stress, health and relationships. Navjit Kaur has been teaching since 2005, and her approach is to make classes accessible for everyone, and to provide an opportunity for each client to heal, excel and be challenged in their own way. Navjit Kaur has taught over 4000 hours and continues to deepen her own personal practice and the art of teaching with her own continuing education. She teaches a variety of styles such as:
•Kundalini, Hatha, Restorative, Yin
•Pre/Post Natal & Children’s Yoga
•Nia, Laughter Yoga, Breathwalk
She has taught over 250 pregnant women since offering both prenatal and postnatal yoga programs at the Yoga & Tea Studio, and many have been back for multiple pregnancies. She is honored to be a part of women’s pregnancies and to help serve moms and their babies, who in turn shape our future!
Navjit Kaur is also a Professional Trainer with the KRI Aquarian Teacher Academy and is Vice-President of the Ottawa White Tantric Yoga Association. She is qualified with Yoga Alliance to offer continuing education credits (CEUs) for yoga teachers seeking to add to their skill set. Navjit Kaur is active within her local community supporting events, fundraising activities, the local BIA and is a member of the West Ottawa Board of Trade.
Navjit Kaur is available for corporate sessions, personal consultations, cooking lessons, group events (Yoga, Nia, Laughter Yoga, Breathwalk), Kids Birthday Parties and to provide a customized yoga and/or meditation practice.
Summary of Studies:
1996: Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical with minor in Telecommunications)
2005: Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training certification (200hr)
2005: Radiant Child Yoga Teacher Training
2010: Laughter Yoga Leader Training
2010: Nia White Belt Instructor Training
2012: Level 2 Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training certification (300hr)
2012: Restorative Yoga Training
2013: Level 3 Kundalini Yoga: 21 Stages of Meditation
2014: Hatha Yoga Teacher Training certification (200hr)
2015: Journey into the Heart of Sikh Dharma
2015: Melt Method: Hand & Foot Treatment
2015: Food For Life Vegan Cooking Instructor Certification
2017: Emotional Liberation
2021: MELT Level 1 Certification
Navjit Kaur Sidhu
Owner / Director / Teacher
Yoga & Tea Studio
Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher
Over 2000 hours of teaching experience
Completed a 500-hour training program
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 program
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider
An expert in the yoga community and teaches courses that qualify as Continuing Education hours for RYTs.
Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher
Over 250 hours of experience teaching prenatal yoga.
Registered Children's Yoga Teacher
Over 250 hours of experience teaching children's yoga.