Tina James has been based at Loka Yoga Yoga School in Whistler since 2007 before that in England at her Yoga center, Chapel Rock. Tina Maria is a popular, Advanced Certified Teacher and is one of the few International Jivamukti teachers who works with Bear Smart and Bear Asia for a better world for bears. She is known for her vigorous and seamless Vinyasa sequencing, working with first nations Elders, as well as for her thought provoking philosophical teachings channeled from nature. Tina Maria has taken many students to a level to take there Jivamukti teacher Training through her affilated Jivamukti school in Whistler BC, and has mentored at the 2008 Jivamukti Teacher Trainings with Sharon Gannon and David Life in the US. www.tinajames. ca or www.loka_yoga.com.