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Vancouver Island Yoga School

Fiji McAlpine

Fiji McAlpine is an ERYT 500 yoga teacher and is one of the founding yoga teachers featured on Her online popularity has grown significantly over the years, giving her global reach in the online platform, and has allowed her to offer frequent guidance to thousands of students each week. Fiji is now devoting more time and energy to bringing a personal experience to those who have practiced with her for so long. She has been offering retreats and workshops around the world, she has taught in Portugal, Spain, France, Mexico, the US, and of course British Columbia, Canada.

Fiji’s personal practice and classes focus on vinyasa flow, infused with power, strength, and precision. Over the past two decades she has trained extensively in California, Costa Rica, and Canada, her classes are often described as a strong practice that allows students to face challenges with support and guidance, inspiring them to move forward fearlessly and more consciously. Finding yoga and embracing the teachings it offers has helped Fiji through her own personal transformation, she openly shares about finding yoga to be a vital tool of healing as she overcame an eating disorder. She has used her own experience to inspire others to take the journey to healing and infuses personal inquiry and insight as part of a holistic way of bringing yoga into her entire life.

Fiji currently lives on Vancouver Island with her husband and two magical children, she is setting down strong roots in the yoga community on the Island and enjoys teaching weekly classes, workshops, and trainings frequently in her own backyard at VI Yoga School in Duncan. In 2018, she founded Mind into Matter Yoga School with her teaching partner, Mary Prefontaine, and the two women certify dozens of new highly skilled teachers each year.

Fiji McAlpine