~ About ~
Helene Couvrette, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, Yoga Educator
Certified in Pain Care Yoga & Trauma Sensitive Yoga
Founder H~OM Yoga
President co-founder MISTY - Montreal International Symposium on Therapeutic Yoga
Helene is a C-IAYT - Certified Yoga Therapist with IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists), E-RYT500.
With over 23 years experience Helene specializes and is certified in Pain Care Yoga and Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy, as well as yoga therapy education.
Helene is the director and lead educator of H~OM TYES (Therapeutic Yoga Education School) .
This is an 800 hour Yoga Therapy Program accredited by IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists).
This program is one of only 7 IAYT accreddited programs in all of Canada! (2021)
Although she is focusing on the 800hr Yoga Therapy Program for now, for over 15 years she directed and taught a a 200hr yoga teacher training certification program, and a 300hr advanced yoga training program, both Yoga Alliance (YA) registered certification programs. https://www.yogaalliance.org/
She founder of H~OM Yoga Center/School (2007) and though it closed its physical door due to covid in 2020, she and a few of her teachers still offer LIVE ONLINE group Yoga Classes that remain small very personable and accessible to all levels.
Helene also continues to offer Personalized Private One-on-One Yoga Therapy Sessions (either online or in her home) .
A pioneer in her field, Helene is the president of MISTY - Montreal International Symposium on Therapeutic Yoga, which she co-founded in 2011. www.homyogaevents.com
MISTY which has grown to be a highly respected biannual conference known across the continents for its quality and intimate setting, where health care and yoga therapy professionals connect, educate, share experiences, wisdom and compassion, while maintaining an element of fun!
Helene is best known for her deep compassion and commitment to increasing awareness of yoga therapy to health care and yoga professionals and the Canadian public, while educating and helping those who suffer through her privates yoga therapy sessions, class teachings, and training programs.
Helene is also a super proud mom to 4 amazing kids and grandma to 2 sweet grandchildren.
My deepest passion is to ease suffering. I work one-on-one with my clients with a very personalized approach to help on all levels; physical, mental emotional and spiritual. I specialize in pain management of all kinds (back, shoulders, cancer & surgery recovery, Parkensons...), and Trauma (including sexual trauma).
I aspire to educate my trainees in a warm down to earth atmosphere while maintaining the highest standards of educations in compliance with the associations that I am registered professionally with as a director and lead educator of my; IAYT - International Association of Yoga Therapists and Yoga Alliance International.
Being a certified yoga therapist and teacher trainer, I specialize in adapting yoga to all bodies abilities and limitations. My yoga classes are best described as mindful movement, infused with educating students and creating better body awareness to help uncover mind and movement patterns to empower students towards ease of suffering.
My Accredited Registered Certification Training Programs
~ 800 Hour YOGA THERAPY PROGRAM > "H~OM TYES (Therapeutic Yoga Education School)" (IAYT Accredited)
~ 300 Hour Advanced "Studies of the Human System" (YA)
~ 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training (YA)