Yoga Therapist

Lori Charko

Lori Charko

C-IAYT Yoga Therapist, Hatha Yoga Teacher, Yin Yoga Teacher & Prenatal Yoga Specialist

Lori began her yoga journey in 1999 coming from a health and fitness background that continues to inform her teachings today. For ten years she owned and operated Body Harmony Yoga Studio, a successful yoga space in North Vancouver, until family took her to Peru. While in Peru, Lori continued to develop her practice and stayed connected online with her community of like-minded yogis back in Canada. During that time, she returned home regularly to share the beloved Yoga by the Beach classes in beautiful West Vancouver. Now settled back on the North Shore, Lori integrates yoga therapeutics into her unique teachings for groups and individuals, online and in person. She specializes in breath optimization and improved postural alignment for those dealing with acute injuries, however works well with a diverse clientele who sometimes require her skills with chronic pain management and trauma informed training.

Inspired by teachers such as Sarah Powers, Sean Corn, Bernie Clarke, Jeffrey Armstrong and Deepak Chopra, Lori loves to integrate positive lifestyle themes and yogic philosophy into her sessions. A holistic approach is taken to encourage complete contentment, where one feels a connection to self, the community, the globe and beyond.

With over 2500 hours of certifications, Lori has over two decades of qualified experience in Classical Hatha Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Yin Yoga, Mom & Baby Yoga and Kids Yoga. Her experience also includes Yoga Therapy since certification at VSOHA in 2020.


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