Peggy Higgins is the founder and Director of the Hamilton Yoga Institute. Peggy studied Yoga with Chris and Klaus Karras ofthe Shanti Yoga Institute and received her certification on completion of their Yoga Teacher Training Course.
For several years Peggy was a member of the Federation of Ontario Yoga Teachers. She served on the Board of Directors, was the co-editor of the newsletter, Foytspace, and was a member of the Standards and Education Committee. It was in this capacity that Peggy helped establish standardized testing for all Federation members.
Peggy has been studying and teaching Yoga in the Hamilton area since 1972. She has taught classes for Mohawk College, the Board of Education, the Department of Recreation, Chedoke Hospital, McMaster University, and others. Now her own certified teachers teach most of these classes while Peggy teaches at the Institute.
In addition to Yoga, Peggy is also a Certified Neuro-Linguistic Counsellor, a Certified Ericksonian Hypno-therapist and Trainer of NLP.