alex mazerolle

empowering women locally & globally through yoga, meditation, and real conversation.



about alex

Alex aka Ally Maz is Vancouver, Canada based entrepreneur, writer and yoga teacher. She is the founder of Girlvana Yoga, Ladyvana Retreats and the co-owner of Distrikt Movement in North Vancouver. She is currently writing her first book to be published with Penguin Random House in 2018. 



Do you know what you are?
You are a manuscript oƒ a divine letter.
You are a mirror reflecting a noble face.
This universe is not outside of you.
Look inside yourself;
everything that you want,
you are already that.
— rumi

ladyvana retreats

A yoga retreat for the modern woman. Combining nature, yoga, meditation, journaling and exceptional food- all set to a perfectly curated playlist. Think sunset meditations hanging on the edge of the ocean wrapped in a Pendleton blanket. fireside yoga followed by a glass of wine and a delicious & grounding meal cooked with local island ingredients.  the lovely and warm staff of BODEGA RIDGE meeting your every need so you can have Time to pause, reflect and remember who you are.


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girlvana yoga

yoga programs, retreats and globally licensed teacher trainings to empower teen girls. 

“i want to apologize to all the women i have called beautiful
before i’ve called them intelligent or brave
i am sorry i made it sound as though
something as simple as what you’re born with
is all you have to be proud of
when you have broken mountains with your wit
from now on i will say things like
you are resilient, or you are extraordinary
not because i don’t think you’re beautiful
but because i need you to know
you are more than that”

― Rupi Kaur

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Distrikt Movement is a boutique yoga and fitness studio located in North Vancouver, BC. Created, owned and operated by Jian Pablico and Alex Mazerolle. Our Yoga is Dope. Our Fitness is For Real. Our Community is Everything.

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want to become a yoga teacher?

Join Ally Maz and Ashley Brodeur (Faculty E-RYT 500) for the first ever 200 hr Distrikt Yoga Teacher Training (Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance).  You will learn how to find and use your own voice to lead powerful, purposeful classes in both Vinyasa and Restorative Yoga. 

If you are interested in using yoga as a tool to heal, inspire and create change for yourself and your community, this is the training for you. Together Ally and Ash have over 16 years of teaching experience, have led 40+ yoga retreats both together and separately and have three yoga businesses under their belts. Their fresh approach to yoga, individual styles and ability to create a safe space to crack people wide open will leave with you a life changing three weeks.  Whether you plan to teach or deepen your practice this training will provide you with a balanced approach to anatomy, philosophy, leadership and self inquiry. 

june 2018 in nicaragua

apply here