Welcome to Mantra Yoga Studio, Thornbury Ontario.

At Mantra, we love yoga and we believe it is for everyone!
The schedule reflects our intention to offer classes for all types of students.
We won’t judge, scold, dismiss or intimidate– we just want to help you connect with yourself.

It has been such an honour to be apart of this amazing yoga community! We at Mantra are excited to offer many different yoga mediums! Please take the time to explore different classes and teachers. 


Shelagh Mckee - Shelagh is a Yoga Alliance certified teacher. Shelagh specializes in Yoga therapy and focuses on proper body alignment. Using yoga to heal both the body and the mind. Having previously been a school teacher with a masters in special education her true passion is yoga. Shelagh has been studying yoga for over twenty years and truly enjoys expanding her yoga journey.

Laura Barnes – Laura is a Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500) with 14 years of teaching experience. She is certified to teach Pre-Natal Yoga, Yoga in A Chair and is a Level 2 Reikitherapist. Her teaching combines detailed alignment information for the body with a strong connection to mind and spirit. Laura continues her yoga education on an ongoing basis and is particularly interested in the therapeutic applications of yoga. She resides in Meaford with her husband Patrick and their gang of spoiled pets.


Kimberly Edwards – Kimberly is trained in Classical Hatha Yoga from the teachings of Swami Sivananda and has an honours degree in Kinesiology from McMaster University. Her teachings fuse a depth of awareness and a soothing instruction to bring you to a state of strength and peace. Kimberly lives in Thornbury and has been teaching yoga for four years.


 Charlene Speissman- Charlene is a Yoga Alliance certified teacher. 

Catherine Mattice-


Joanne Pineau-

Brad Terrell-

Anna Hollincin- Pilates

Darlene- Zumba



Josh Rea (E-RYT) -   Josh grew up playing sports at an elite level and found yoga asana as a great tool for mind-body maintenance. He combines a background in alignment focused yoga, holistic health science, pilates influence, hot yoga series, Yin Yoga, Thai Yoga massage, dance meditation, Bhakti Yoga, aromatherapy, meditation and sound healing. Josh believes his role as an instructor is to guide students to make meaningful shifts on the mat, so they can make shifts in their lives that enrich their experience.

"You're only as young as the last time you changed your mind." -Timothy Leary 

Cynthia Hope: Cynthia’s classes range in intensity and focus. Central to her teaching is an emphasis on the importance of breath and the critical role it plays in achieving peace of mind. Cynthia’s inherent enthusiasm, keen sense of humour and varied yoga experience serve to guide students on the path to self-discovery, mindful awareness and proper yoga alignment. Her approach inspires students to have the courage and confidence to progress their practice by breaking down barriers, both real and perceived. Cynthia credits the amazing teachers she has had on her own personal journey over the past twenty years (Hatha, Iyengar, Jivamukti, Restorative & Pilates) and feels privileged to be in a position to share her experience and knowledge with others. She frequently attends trainings, retreats, workshops and classes both at home and abroad to further enhance her practice and share knowledge with her students. 

Cynthia, in partnership with husband Jonathan and their two children, recently relocated to The Blue Mountains from Toronto in a quest to be closer to nature and all that it offers.



Drop-In Class $16

5 Class Pass $75

10 Class pass $130

20 Class Pass $240

30 Day Pass $140

90 Day Pass $360

Private or Semi-Private Class – $75.00 / hour

Group Private – $150.00 / 1.5 hour

Military, Students and Seniors $12 / class
Military, Students and Senior fees are discounted 10% from any of the multiple class or monthly passes.
Students must be enrolled full time in a secondary or post-secondary institution.
Seniors are 60 years of age or older.
Proof may be requested.

Passes are not eligible as payment for workshops, private classes or special events.

* All prices are CDN and subject to HST / We accept Visa, Mastercard, Debit, Cash and local cheques / we do not offer refunds