Lisa Paterson

Lisa Paterson, M.Ed., C-IAYT

Yoga Therapist

Lisa is a certified yoga therapist, a movement and meditation teacher, and a retired psychotherapist. She is certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She works with all kinds of people, especially those who are living with chronic conditions, including cancer, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, neuromuscular and immune disorders, traumatic brain injuries, and mental health issues. Lisa helps people develop therapeutic movement and meditation practices that contribute to their healing and well-being. Her work includes somatics, nervous system regulation, depatterning, and accessible, functional movement and meditation practices.

Lisa provides online yoga and meditation classes for CHI clients and for their caregivers too. She is on the faculty of the School of Embodied Yoga Therapy in Ottawa (, and she runs her own online studio called Lisa Paterson Movement & Meditation.