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THE FLEXSPACE TEAM

ZHANA, Founder 

Zhana came into the fitness industry in her adult years, which has allowed her to develop an approachable teaching style that focuses on safe progression for those coming in at beginner and intermediate levels of flexibility. As a seasoned pole fitness instructor, she has seen many of her students leverage the benefits of stretching in both their fitness journeys as well as their everyday life, and is committed to encouraging and inspiring members of the larger community to incorporate regular flexibility practices into their own lives as well! She loves helping people use their physical progression to strengthen their minds and help them overcome the challenges they face in their everyday life.

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SASHA

Sasha is a professional contemporary dance artist in Toronto. During her adolescence, she trained as a competitive dancer and gymnast, but discovered her passion for classical ballet and contemporary dance by studying internationally. Her artistic background influenced her in pursuing a contemporary dance career for the past 6 years. In furthering her education as an artist, she became a freelance contemporary dance teacher as well as a Certified Yoga Instructor. Based on her diverse cross-training and professional experiences, she has developed an artistic and strong anatomical approach to her teaching. Sasha’s classes emphasize a dynamic physical practice that incorporates the connectivity of breath to movement, while including the importance of mental and physical awareness in the body.

JASMINE

Jasmine began dancing at the age of 3 and spent the next 11 years training and competing in varying styles of dance. At 14, she decided to focus on ballet after being admitted to Canada’s National Ballet School. It was during her years at the school that she began practicing yoga to help improve her strength in order to avoid injuries. She fell in love with the calm, yet strengthening practice. Upon graduating, Jasmine continued to train at the School in their Post-Secondary Program, then left to dance professional ballet in Europe. She spent the next 5 years primarily working at the Romanian National Ballet in Bucharest as a soloist, dancing in classics such as Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and Sleeping Beauty. Upon competing her overseas dancer experience, she moved back home to Canada and became a Certified Personal Trainer as well as a Certified Specialist in Sports Nutrition. Jasmine looks forward to helping others achieve their goals to become the absolute best versions of themselves.

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CALI

Cali has over 20 years of movement experience, ranging from competitive gymnastics, breakdancing, personal training, pole dancing, and contortion. Informed by her diverse experiences, Cali’s teaching incorporates functional flexibility, strength, and fluidity.

Cali is motivated to help others feel mastery, comfort, and connection with their bodies. She strives to promote a warm, accepting, and challenging atmosphere to enable students of all levels to find growth through movement. 
In her training and teaching, she prioritizes conditioning, active flexibility, and drills that cultivate flow between movements.