Meet Dorothy

Dorothy Price is a is a yoga practitioner and teacher, based on beautiful Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Her passion for yoga began over 30 years ago, and since 2002, she has shared her love for this ancient teaching through weekly classes and close to 50 yoga retreats — adding up to over 4000 teaching hours! Dorothy is a senior teacher at the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga where she offers weekly classes. Dorothy has been a f aculty member for The Salt Spring Centre’s renowned Yoga Teacher Training Program since 2004.

Santosha Yoga Retreats is a new incarnation of her popular retreats that have been running since 2002. Her retreats are rejuvenating and fun, providing a getaway from hectic lifestyles and stressful personal challenges at home or in the workplace.

Dorothy specializes in smaller, intimate retreats. This way she can give you all the support and guidance you need.

Dorothy is passionate about helping everyone find their way with this wonderful practice. Her calm and gentle nature put all at ease. Those who participate find a new level of love, honor and acceptance for themselves and their bodies.

Teaching Style

Dorothy teaches Hatha and Hatha-Flow. Her classes are creative and inspirational, and she provides an appropriate level of challenge for all practitioners.

  • A variety of asana are taught, offering students the opportunity to explore at their own level.
  • Classes are a balanced combination of sustained poses (Hatha) as well as poses flowing in a mindful progression from one to another (Hatha Flow).
  • Attention is always given to basic alignment & therapeutic principals.
  • Mindfulness; observing breath and body (triputi) are an integral part of class.
  • Classes are balanced with energy, to give you a good physical work-out, and calm, to keep you balanced.

*Modifications are offered to help individuals understand and work with their own unique limitations. This encourages correct alignment and therefore, growth through time.

Dorothy is always happy to discuss her teaching style and philosophy. Please don’t hesistate to contact her.

What People Are Saying About Santosha

It was so nice to get together with my sister in such a joyful, peaceful atmosphere. The yoga instruction was wonderful – so personal and informative.

Paul, Yoga on the Island