Grace Dubery

Meet the instructor

Grace is a yoga teacher and philanthropist based in Toronto and serving communities around the world. Born and raised in Lisbon, she discovered yoga in 2002 while studying at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and began teaching in 2006.

In 2007 Grace completed her Political Science and African studies degree in Kenya. It was there that she first experienced how yoga can build communities and provide profound healing in a fragmented world. She deepened her ties to the continent travelling to South Africa in 2011 with Off the Mat, Into the World ®, and supporting health and education programs that provide tools and resources for HIV/AIDS prevention. In 2013, she returned to Kenya with Africa Yoga Project. Today, she continues to travel and share her practice all over Africa through trips, retreats and various community initiatives.

As an ambassador for Lolë Women Grace was chosen to lead the Lolë White Worldwide Yoga Tour sessions in Toronto, Edmonton and Paris – global events that bring together thousands of people for uplifting yoga classes dedicated to peace.

Grace’s teaching draws from various yoga traditions. Using a non-dogmatic approach, she views the physical practice as a gateway, not an end in itself. Her Vinyasa Flow classes are creative, dynamic, attentive to technique and alignment, and always include variations suitable for all levels of experience.

Grace believes that an individual’s journey inward must ultimately lead back outward, to engagement with the community, and that the teachings of yoga are not intended to be confined to the mat. This inspires her to deepen her commitment to development projects, both locally and abroad.

In Toronto, where she lives, Grace continues to practice with her primary teacher, Ron Reid. For her, yoga is meant to expand greater stillness within the self. Her ultimate goal, in practice and in teaching, is to inhabit that space more frequently and more comfortably.

Classes: (9) See all
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Get Playful + Powerful

Come to the mat for this well-rounded flow designed for intermediate students. In this 45 minute class, you will strengthen your body and refine your practice through core work and balancing poses. Play with props and work...

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Get Hip to Twist

In this fun, intermediate level class, you will do lots of twists and hip openers with some bind work as well. Grace's creative sequencing will take you into the hips, progressively deeper twists, and finally, more advanced...

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Get Inverted

Explore headstands and handstands with Grace Dubery in this intermediate-level class. With props and attention to alignment, class begins on the mat with precise core and leg work that will set the foundation for your...