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.



All my classes are free to all (but donations are gratefully accepted). Register only once by email -- info@mahaloka.com -- to receive instructions and Zoom links.

* LUNCH BREAK ZUMBA GOLD with Corinne - 45 minutes

Thursdays at Noon (Vancouver Time) - Zumba Gold for 45 minutes is a fun mid-day break from your work or home routine. 


10:00-10:45am (Vancouver time). Join our online community for 45 minutes of Zumba.

A super fun way to get fit! Enjoy a variety of Latin rhythms plus dance flavors from around the world. No experience necessary. 


logo  Zumba Gold Seated classes by special request 

For mobility challenged or senior participants, I would be happy to provide a free online trial class either privately or to your group. Message me for more details and your fitness needs.

Keep in touch via email or facebook to be informed of any last minute schedule changes.


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  Due to COVID-19, Chair Yoga classes are not currently offered at care homes and senior residential facilities

Email if you are interested in a Chair Yoga online demo.


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 various forms 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 worked for Island Health Mental Health and Substance Use, as outreach for Volunteer Victoria, and she teaches Zumba and Yoga. corinne loves traveling to warmer climates and her former home in San Francisco.