Hart Lazer, ERYT-500, is co-owner of United Yoga Montreal and internationally recognized as a teacher of yoga teachers. Systematic, profound, thorough, sensitive and challenging, he is a master at teaching the mechanics of asana, having studied closely with Iyengar teacher Ramanand Patel for many years and undertaken a serious study of Ashtanga yoga. Hart Lazer offers his students the experience gained from his unique life story, from boyhood in a Jewish rabbinical school through a career in counseling and over 25 years as a yoga teacher and practitioner. In recent years Hart has explored the effects of Buddhism, yoga and trauma on the body and has developed a multi-dimensional approach to working with human difficulties.
Donna Read, ERYT-500, is co-owner of United Yoga Montreal and Co-Founder of Le Centre de Yoga de Granby, she has been practicing yoga since 1996. At that time, she was already well established in the fitness industry where she taught workshops all over the world. Donna was a Nike Athlete and had several fitness videos to her name. She has studied mostly in the Ashtanga and Iyengar methods of Yoga with great teachers like Hart Lazer, Ramanand Patel, Father Joe Perrera, David Swenson and many more. Although since 2004, Donna has had the privilege and pleasure of studying under the guidance of Hart Lazer – whom she considers her teacher at heart. Dynamic and fun, Donna combines her knowledge and humour to make all her classes an enriching and unique experience.