Towela Mkanda

Towela Mkanda

Yoga Instructor

Towela Mkanda is currently accepting new patients. Towela is the CEO of Warm Heart of Africa, (She/Her) Has been a Yoga Instructor for 5 years. As a settler living and offering services in Treaty 1 territory, Towela strives to position herself as an ally in the process of reconciliation. Towela aims to approach all clients with the same curiosity and openness, holding a space that is inclusive and welcoming of all cultural communities. She seamlessly blends her academic background in Global Political Economy with her passion for wellness and community outreach. Born in Lilongwe, Malawi, and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Towela has become a beacon of inspiration for those seeking a holistic approach to health and wellness. As a Yoga Instructor at various Yoga Studios in Winnipeg, Towela dedicated three and a half years to volunteering, eventually earning her Barre instructor certification after finishing her undergraduate degree. Her commitment to personal growth led her to complete a 500 hr international teacher training in Hatha yoga which took place in Ecuador, followed by a 100 hour specialization in Kids/Family yoga, with certifications in: Trauma-informed yoga, Vinyasa flow, sequencing, NLP meditations and restorative yoga practices such as Yin. 

Towela spearheads initiatives to bring the warmth of Malawi to underserved communities globally. Her commitment goes beyond physical wellness, as the organization offers holistic practices such as yoga, NLP meditations, and basic nutrition information.She has accumulated more than 10,000 teaching hours internationally and has 800 hours of yoga teacher training. Towela Mkanda believes in the transformative power of wellness. She envisions a world where economic barriers do not hinder access to the mental, physical, psychological, and social benefits of yoga. 

If you would like to work with Towela we invite you to connect with her via email or her booking link.

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