The Instructor

Edie Clayton

Edie Clayton is The Essence of Movement’s STOTT PILATES-certified Pilates instructor and Yoga Teacher. Edie has always been active. While training for her second half marathon, Edie sustained a running injury that required rehabilitation. During her rehabilitation Edie rediscovered both Pilates and Yoga and found they helped her to regain her strength and mobility.

Edie is certified in STOTT PILATES Mat, Reformer, CCB Level 1, ISP (Injury and Special Populations), as well as many Continuing Education Credit Workshops.

Edie took her Holistic Yoga Teacher Training at Langara College where they have a unique and diverse program. Learning the Raja Yoga (the royal Yoga, the eight limbs of Yoga). Edie has started her journey towards Advanced Yoga Teacher Training by taking Northern Studies in Rishikesh, India in March 2010.


  • Certified STOTT PILATES Instructor (Level One)
  • Mat, Reformer, CCB, ISP
  • Certified RYT (Yoga BC) – 250 hours
  • Advanced Yoga Teacher Training – 50 hours
  • Yoga For Golfers™ Certified Instructor
  • Restorative Yoga Teacher Training – Advanced
  • Red Cross First Aid & CPR-AED
  • BCRPA Yoga Fitness Leader Diploma
  • Fitness Theory BCRPA
  • Fitness Leader in Weight Training BCPRA

Continuing Education Courses

  • Jumpboard Interval Training Level 1
  • Jumpboard Interval Training Level 2
  • Athletic Conditioning on the Stability Chair
  • Pilates on the Green, Matwork for Golf Level 1
  • Pilates for Men
  • Matwork for Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Reformer for the Older Adult
  • XMG-Crossover from Mat-Plus to Group SPX Training
  • Armchair Pilates Plus
  • Scoliosis Management
  • Osteoporosis Management
  • V2 Max Plus Programming 1
  • V2 Max Plus Programming 2
  • Essential Pilates Edge
  • Intense Sculpting Challenge
  • Exercise Rehabilitation for the Shoulder – Rick Kaselj (Healing Through Movement)
  • Exercise prescription for the Lower Back – Rick Kaselj (Healing Through Movement)
  • Prenatal Yoga (BCRPA cont. ed)
  • Partner Stretching (BCRPA cont. ed)
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