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10830 Bayview Ave., Unit 202 Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1L7

Nash Shamad


Nash Shamad is a certified yoga instructor, meditation teacher and Reiki Master. With over 15 years of teaching experience, he is increasingly passionate about sharing his knowledge in the field of yoga, spiritual disciplines and healing arts.

Nash has an authentic, loving and non-judgmental teaching style fused with humor and peaceful energy. It helps him instantly connect with any student regardless of age and abilities. He carries ancient wisdom to our modern Western world intuitively and effortlessly in a useful and understandable way.

 Nash recognizes and appreciates the sacred power of meditation, the effects of words and thoughts on one’s own environment and beyond. He encourages spiritual and physical growth during his wholesome Meditation and Mandala Making workshops.

When Nash teaches yoga classes during March Break and Summer Camp at Art One Academy, he creates a positive environment where children’s creative imagination and self-expression thrive. It also contributes to promote concentration, self-discipline and inner strength and clarity among children.

“Yoga is the unifying art of transforming dharma into action, be it through inspired thought,
properly nurturing our children, a painting, a kindness or   
an act of peace that forever moves humanity forward." Micheline Berry