St. John's NL Canada


Find out more about Shakti Yoga and Bobby Bessey
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About Shakti YogaShakti Yoga classes are instructed by Bobby Bessey, B.Sc., E-RYT 500, RPYT, Doula CD(DONA), HBCE (HypnoBirthing Educator). Services range from instruction and Teacher Trainings to yoga inspired Birth Support. Shakti Yoga classes approach well-being from both a healing perspective, as well as a means of maintaining and optimizing physical, mental and spiritual health.


Hatha Yoga/Beginner Classes

Shakti Yoga Hatha classes are  suitable for every age, stage of life and body type. Variations are provided for all poses, ensuring that complete beginners and experienced beginners are able to practice at the depth most suitable for their bodies and experience levels. Classes combine physiological insight with the traditional energetic aspects of yoga, reflecting Bobby’s background in both science and traditional studies. Most Shakti hatha classes take place at the lovely Yoga Kula Co-op studio on Torbay Road in Coaker’s Meadow plaza.


Prenatal Yoga and Birth Education

Yoga Pose
Bobby specializes in prenatal yoga classes and birth education. She is a birth doula, HypnoBirthing instructor, registered prenatal yoga instructor (RYPT), and mother of two. Pulling from more than a decade of  instructing prenatal yoga classes and providing birth support Bobby creates  informative, insightful and practical birth preparation classes. Moms-to-be strengthen their body and mind as they prepare for beautiful pregnancy, birth and motherhood experiences. Bobby’s passion for making pregnancy and birth the enjoyable and sacred experience it is meant to be is obvious in her positive and inspiring approach to instruction. Shakti prenatal classes are taught in a session format that combines postures, breathing and visualization techniques with a series of birth education topics. Classes take place at the lovely Yoga Kula Co-op studio on Torbay Road in Coaker’s Meadow plaza.


Bobby and Student

Teacher Trainings

We are excited about encouraging those who love yogic practice to share their passion. Bobby is the creator and director of both the Shakti Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training and the Shakti Yoga Nidra Teacher Training.  She is also co-creator/director (with Meaghan Burridge) of Yoga Teacher Training Newfoundland & Labrador, a 200 hour, Yoga Alliance registered Hatha yoga teacher training that is now in it’s 5th year. Go to any of the links above for training and registration details.
Contact Bobby@ShaktiYoga.ca if you would like to discuss hosting her Prenatal or Yoga Nidra teacher trainings in your area.