a b o u t

mahaloka is a sanskrit word describing an elevated level of consciousness. In 2008,
corinne mah founded mahaloka to offer therapeutic and chair yoga classes.
Today, she teaches both Zumba and Yoga ... see below for details!


z u m b a     +     z u m b a   g o l d

Zumba is Latin dance inspired fitness -- classes are fun, energetic, and will make you feel amazing!

Zumba Gold and Zumba Gold Seated are corinne's specialties, designed for lower impact (Zumba Gold) and *no* impact (Zumba Gold Seated). No dance experience is necessary -- everyone can enjoy the Zumba Gold experience!

corinne teaches a variety of Zumba classes throughout the region.



MONDAYS - 10:30am to 11:30am - through July 15, 2019

(We will have class on May 20 long weekend but not on May 27.)

at Dance Victoria Studios (DVS), 2750 Quadra St near Hillside, Victoria, BC


THURSDAYS - 11am to noon - Register for new session starting in June!
10030 Resthaven Dr, Sidney, BC; phone (250) 654-0536


SATURDAYS - 10am to 10:45am - Register for new session starting in September!
at the Shoal Centre, 10030 Resthaven Dr, Sidney, BC; phone (250) 654-0536

Check the Shoal Centre TideLines for current schedule. Click the link below:

What's Happening at Shoal

Keep in touch via email or facebook to be informed of upcoming classes or to inquire about bookings or a demonstration class at your facility or event.


y o g a

mahaloka chair yoga classes support and encourage students so they can enjoy the physical, mental and emotional benefits of yoga -- all while seated in a chair. corinne teaches yoga therapeutically, with respect for all body types, abilities and each student's individual needs. Particular attention is paid to the breath, with mindfulness and yoga nidra woven into her classes.

Chair Yoga is excellent for the elderly, people with limited mobility, or someone recovering from injury.

logo Chair Yoga classes are offered at a number of care homes and senior residential facilities

Email if you are interested in a Chair Yoga or Zumba Gold Seated demo at your site.


e d u c a t i o n

Graduate of Ajna Yoga Therapy College's 500-hour advanced teacher of therapeutic
yoga program (Yoga Alliance RYT-500), 2010

Level 1 iRest Yoga Nidra practitioner, 2016

Certified Zumba and Zumba Gold instructor, 2017

Registered Fitness Professional with BCRPA (British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association), 2018

A complete list of continuing education, trainings and references is available upon request.


q u o t e

“ Let yourself be silently drawn
by the strange pull of what you really love.
It will not lead you astray.”

~ Rumi ~



logo corinne has danced her entire life -- ballet, jazz, reggae, caribbean carnival, afro-haitian, ghanaian, and Zumba. Teaching Zumba is the latest phase of her dancing career. Under the mahaloka umbrella, corinne offers drop-in, registered, and private Zumba, Zumba Gold, and Zumba Gold Seated classes.


logo corinne has practiced and taught a variety of "styles" of hatha yoga over the past 20 years. mahaloka yoga specializes in chair yoga for seniors, therapeutic yoga, and yoga for recovery (trauma, mental health and addictions).


logo Currently living in Victoria, BC, Canada, corinne has been a graphic production artist for more than 30 years. She also works for Island Health Mental Health and Substance Use, does outreach for Volunteer Victoria, and teaches Zumba and Yoga. corinne loves traveling to warmer climates and her former home in San Francisco.