Once again, our very own Mari Dickey has taken first place at the Western Canadian Hatha Yoga Championship (held in Calgary this year). Now she’s getting ready to head to the Bishnu Charan Ghosh Cup International Yoga Asana Championship June 8th and 9th in Los Angeles and BYV is holding a raffle to help get her get there!

Where: Kitsilano Studio – 2681 West Broadway

When: May 30 – June 10, 2012

What: Raffle to help support Mari Dickey’s journey to Internationals
  • 3 Month Unlimited Membership at BYV ($380 Value)
  • Private Class with Mari Dickey ($180 Value)
  • 2 – Onzie Gift Packages
  • 1 ticket for $5 or 5 tickets for $20

A Little More About Mari

Mari has been teaching Bikram Yoga for the past 6 years in studios in Vancouver, California, Colorado and Texas. Mari also spent 6 months teaching in India for Bikram when he opened his first studio in Mumbai.
In 2009 Mari decided to participate in the Yoga Asana Championships. Mari placed 3rd in Western Canada her first year competing. She continued to train and compete and has been the Western Canadian Yoga Asana Champion for the last three years. She has also placed 5th overall at 2010 and 2011 International Yoga Asana Championships.  She will be representing Canada again this year in the 2012 International Championships, held on June 8 & 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

Here’s what Mari has to say about the competitions:

“Yoga demonstration is a way to express and share a part of myself with others. Yoga is such an enormous part of my life and I have so much passion for the practice and benefits. For me yoga is my passion, so if sharing my practice with others through yoga demonstration allows people to feel my joy and passion of the practice and that inspires even one person to want to practice yoga, or do what they are passionate about, then that is what is really important.”
Take a look at her demonstration for the 2010 International Yoga Asana Championships:

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