With a passion for wholistic health and a desire to help people reach their wellness potential, Beverly began her career path with the study of Massage Therapy. She trained at Body Therapy Center in Palo Alto California, graduating in 2001. Beverly’s journey continued with the completion of her Registered Aromatherapy training and certification with Lynn Longmuir at Healing Scents in Victoria BC, in 2003.
Alongside her thriving Aromatherapy Massage business, Beverly began studying the formal disciplines of Yoga with Kavita Maharaj in 2002. Her 350 hour Yoga Teacher Training with East to West Yoga was completed in 2008. She continued her studies with the completion of her 200 hr level Yoga Teacher Training in 2009, and her 500 hr level of Advanced Yoga disciplines in 2016, at Red Door Yoga in Nanaimo BC. Beverly’s professional registrations include The Canadian Yoga Alliance, The Natural Health Practitioners of Canada and The British Columbia Alliance of Aromatherapy.
Beverly also holds certificates in Hot Stone Massage, Sports Massage, BC Registered Aromatherapy, Thai Massage, Weight Training, Mat Pilates, Belly Fit, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Ayurvedic Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, Classical Hatha Yoga, Meditation, Yoga Nidra, Pre/Post Natal Yoga, Kids Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga for Rehabilitation and Yoga for Third Age.
Combining over 20 years of experience and training, Beverly established Surya Wellness to encompass the beautiful union of body and mind through gentle massage, aromatherapy, yoga asana, pilates, Ayurveda and meditation disciplines.
Beverly brings to her clients a deep love and wholistic understanding of the body, with layers of opportunity for natural healing to take place. Her treatments focus on relaxation, breath work, body awareness, core strengthening, and proper alignment to restore, energize, heal and renew.