Christine is a native Montrealer and West Islander who has been practicing Bikram Yoga since 2009. She found that Bikram Yoga provided her with both the physical and mental intensity she required to manage a hectic schedule and stressful work environment. Within one year of practice, Christine decided to participate in the intensive 9 week Bikram Yoga teacher training in Los Angeles in April 2011. Christine works full time in the social service field with youth and families. She is interested in the mind-body connection and feels that yoga offers the perfect balance. She is also interested in exploring how the Bikram Yoga method can help those suffering with mental health issues. .