At Rasayana Studio we are pleased to offer a number of great yoga classes with skilled professionals who will cater to a variety of levels and styles. You can learn more about our practitioners and their classes below.


Classes are mainly in the Hatha tradition, suitable for ALL LEVELS of yoga experience.  An exploration of breath and postures, we focus on elongation of the spine, and a settling into the breath.  We take time for you to explore your own body and ease your way gently and gradually into deep release.   Allow for self-discovery; move at your own pace; and find ease and joy in your practice.




From a Hatha yoga background (with a smattering of different styles thrown in the mix), Pam guides you through an inquisitive self-inquiry with a more gentle approach, encouraging an attitude of curiosity and lightheartedness in your practice.   Learn to listen to your inner guidance to find the practice that best suits your current mind/body state and allow yourself to ‘JUST BE’.  Each day of yoga practice; each time you roll out your mat; each breath; brings about a new experience, a new opportunity for discovery, to learn about yourself, and to find love and acceptance within.  Pam believes we all have the innate ability for self-healing, so with an open mind, a tender heart, and the gift of patient perseverance, we can peel away the layers to uncover a sense of harmony and vibrant health within.

She has also studied Ayurveda (ancient Indian holistic healing system – known as the sister science to Yoga), is a certified Reflexologist and has studied Touch for Health.  Pam believes our learning path is life-long and forever providing us with opportunities to expand and grow.  She loves to walk in nature and finds tremendous joy and a deep connection to Mother Earth.



Gentle class that uses fully supported Hatha yoga postures to improve well-being through the release of tension, gentle re-alignment and calming the mind. We use props to support the postures, while gently stretching and strengthening the body. Great for any and all ability levels.



Yoga for Paddlers is a Hatha Style Yoga program focusing on shoulders, hips and movements that will enhance your paddling skills. Great not just for paddlers – this is an excellent program for everyone!



Guided meditation is a practice that encourages and develops concentration, focus, clarity, emotional positivity, and calmness. By engaging with a regular practice, you create new healthier patterns, habits and thought processes.  This practice can be transformative, and could result in numerous health benefits such as a reduction in high blood pressure, mild depression, mild anxiety, and chronic pain.

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GROVE YOGA SCHOOL – Student Lead Class

Each week a different style of Yoga class is taught by a different student who is close to completing their 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher Training with Grove Yoga School. All classes are supervised by Lead Trainer and E500-RYT Gaylene Thoeny. Options and modifications are offered which enable all classes to be accessible to all levels.



New teachers, seasoned teachers or teachers in training. Come spend two hours working out some kinks, testing out some sequences, learning some new things or just catching up (or meeting) other teachers. Each week will have a different theme, there will be theory, practical and teaching. You will leave with a spring in your step and some new inspiration! Teachers get 2 hours CEC’s with Yoga Alliance and/or 2 CEC’s with BCRPA or CFES.


Gaylene Yoga Class and Instruction in Fort Langley


E-500hr Registered Yoga Teacher RYT, RCYT, RPYT, LVCY, CCRT, BCRPA YL, Yoga TFL, PT

I am an E-500hr RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher), Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT), Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT), Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga Teacher (LVCY) & Certified Children’s Relaxation Teacher (CCRT). My first 200hr’s I trained through YogaFit Training Systems which is a fitness based yoga training system. My additional 300hr’s I trained through South Okanagan Yoga Academy (SOYA) which is traditional yoga training. This balance of fitness and traditional has created a unique style. I am also a Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Leader and Yoga Leader through BCRPA which is a fitness governing body in British Columbia. I am registered with Yoga Alliance (YA) which is a Yoga Registering Body. I don’t own my own studio but work out of Community Halls, parks, my home as well as the Township of Langley’s Community Centers. I have been fortunate enough to do some very unique and exciting trainings over the years including Yoga for Fertility and Yoga for Round Bodies – I bring all this unique knowledge into my classes and my yoga teacher training.

Gaylene is the founder and lead Trainer for one of the very few 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher program that is based in the Fraser Valley. This program focuses on alignment, options and modifications with a focus that everyBODY can do yoga. A lot of the practical training is based at Rasayana Studio, with a few other locations in and around Langley.

To inquire contact Gaylene at


Grove Yoga School offers a 200hr Yoga Teacher Training (200hr RYT registered with Yoga Alliance) based out of Fort Langley and Rasayana Studio.

Our philosophy is that Yoga is for everyBODY. You don’t need to be super flexible, super fit, or be a particular body type to do Yoga. You just need to want to do it! We help you learn what works for you so that you can go into any Yoga class anywhere, feel comfortable, confident and successful.

We incorporate our Yoga philosophy into our training. You just need love, passion and dedication (on and off the mat). We don’t expect you to be able to do all the poses (asanas) in all their infinite variety. But, you will understand them and be able to aid your students in finding and adapting poses that fit their own journey into Yoga.

We offer a flexible training schedule that fits into your life. Want to do your Yoga Teacher Training while your kids are at school or your significant other is at work? We can accommodate that!

We include supervised practicum classes which allows you to graduate the program ready and confident to teach.

Past your completion of our 200hr RYT program we offer specialty workshops in Kids Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Seniors Yoga, Yoga for a Bigger Body and more.

See for more information.

To inquire contact Gaylene at


Taught BY a first responder, this class is designed for first responders – however, ALL ARE WELCOME!  Great for end of night shift or a perfect way to start your day.

This class will focus on stress relief, tactical breathing to calm your heart beat during high stress situations, poses to help relieve sciatic and low back pain, and some skills to help settle into a restful sleep!  If you’ve never tried yoga but have heard the hype and want to see what it’s all about, are an experienced practitioner and want to reconnect to the basics, or recovering from a work related injury, this class is for you.



An invigorating yoga class for refocusing your mind and rejuvenating your body. Practice Hatha yoga poses in a flowing sequence to energize your body and relax your mind. A wonderful way to brighten the rest of your day!  As a Trauma Informed YogaTeacher, Jess invites you to move through a practice of movement and breath that works for your body.


Jess has been a practitioner of yoga since 1996 and completed her 200 hour Teacher training in April of 2017.  As a police officer for the past 14 years and a mother of 4, Jess has discovered the physical and mental benefits of a regular yoga practice and is excited to share it with others.  Using a Hatha based platform, she invites you to be guided through a practice of movement and breath that works for your body.  Whether you are an athlete looking to stretch out, a first responder seeking some tactics to center and relax from the stresses of the work life balance, a long practicing yogi looking to reconnect with the basics, or brand new to yoga, there is a place for you in her class.  Leaving judgment and expectation at the door to connect body and mind and practice skills that will let you build resiliency and balance both in and out of the studio.  A breath of fresh air for men and women alike, with a special focus on providing a space for first responders to learn and practice.


An all levels class, encouraging mindfulness, soothing the nervous system, to reduce/reverse the effects of stress on our body and mind. A peaceful, relaxing restorative yoga class by Patricia as she guides you to realign your body and mind with love and care. Nourishing all the qualities that exist within you.


Join Patricia as she guides you in this class to work your muscles and relax your mind. This class will help bring balance and focus to your day. You will use a combination of conscious breath and physical postures to help relieve stress, improve flexibility and clear your mind. Suitable for all levels of experience.



Yoga has been a part of Patricia’s life for the past 10 years.  Her practice has helped her grow stronger, more flexible and fearless, both on and off the mat.  ‘Yoga inspires me to live each moment more mindfully’.

With her extensive fitness background, Patricia always thought yoga would be easy. She came from the mindset of ‘no pain, no gain’.  After her first yoga class she found it was NOT as easy as imagined, but the true surprise was the sense of peace and joy she found.

Her desire is to share yoga with others in a non-judgmental environment, to offer mindfulness to increase overall health and well-being in this rushed and chaotic world.  To help inspire others and evolve in their yoga practice.  To have her students step away from seeing yoga as another fitness class and start to recognize its benefits to enhance their everyday lives. Also to understand it’s okay to slow down and take time for themselves.  Self-care is so important.  She strongly believes the relationship you have with yourself is the most important one, as it is the foundation for all others in your life.

‘I have a passion for living well and living fully. I am a lifelong learner and becoming a yoga instructor has affirmed my love as a student.  I learn every day from my students and my body.’


Begin with Hatha and transition to floor/restorative poses towards the end.  This is a nice mix of both physical and restorative poses.

A perfect way to end your day.

Suitable for all levels of yoga experience, beginners welcome.



Lonnie’s love of yoga began many years ago when she took her first Hatha class. She loved how it made her feel physically but loved the mental benefits even more. It is a practice that uses both body and mind. The body performs the poses, but the mind challenges your abilities to refine and sustain them.

Early on in her yoga journey, Lonnie dreamed of becoming a yoga teacher as she wanted to share the benefits of yoga with others. This dream came true last fall when she began the 200-hour yoga teacher training program at Shibui Yoga in White Rock, completing this course in February 2017. She trained using the five principals of alignment to safely practice yoga, and also studied the meditative side of yoga by learning about the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and how to use them in both yoga practice and in everyday life.


Susan’s love for nature has inspired her to create theme based classes, the unity of the elements with yoga interaction. Every class is sequenced differently adapting with the seasons and the positive energies of the day, embracing the variety that comes with exploration and sense of adventure. Flowing sequences ensures students build understanding, confidence, and growth in their yoga practice.

The class encourages proper alignment of the body to bring balance, strength, and a positive, rewarding experience. Students will be challenged in a playful supportive way to reach beyond their perceived limitations. This gentle Hatha class is ideal for those completely new to the yoga mat, to those seasoned and everyone in between.


Yoga Instruction in Fort Langley


Susan is an Entrepreneur/Jewelry designer and has enjoyed her yoga practice for over 12 years now. She discovered her yoga path when she lost her Dad to cancer many years ago. The stress was so intense that she fell into a deep, silent depression. Doctors wanted to put her on anti-depressant pills, but Susan knew that there had to be a better way to heal. She was introduced to yoga. With focus and her commitment to herself to find peace, balance, harmony and love in her life, she began a dedicated yoga practice. Susan’s intention and vision was to one day share the healing experience through yoga and all it has to offer. So, at the age of 56, Susan took it upon herself to make her dream come true by enrolling in Yoga Teacher Training with Leanne Kitteridge at Shibui Yoga.

She believes that a Yoga practice should be awakening and calming. By helping others to move their bodies with greater ease and with proper alignment, they will experience a deeper connection to their self, inner wisdom, intuition and peace.

It is Susan’s desire to make yoga fun and accessible to all levels where we all can grow together.