COLLECTIVE CORE

The smiles and the heart behind all of our activities

Gabrielle Bonneville
Gabrielle Bonneville
co-founder

Gabrielle completed her YTT in Nicaragua in 2014 and has been teaching in Nicaragua, Mexico and Canada ever since. Gabrielle has always been enthralled at movement and expression arts. She began teaching yoga for circus artists at CirQus.

Therese Lowton
Therese Lowton
co-founder

Therese is a co-founder and branding director for Momentom Collective. She was a bird in a former life and continues to fly freely across the globe spreading seeds of circus, meditation and yoga wherever she goes.

COLLECTIVE CO-CREATORS

The movers and shakers that make all things Momentom happen

Alisha Billias
Alisha Billias
acro-yoga, aerial-silks, dance, lyra, project-cirqus

Alisha Billias is a multidisciplinary artist based out of Montréal, Quebec. Originating from the west coast of Canada, she ventured to Montréal to study the arts, particularly visual and performance art. Having recently completed the Instructor program at l’École nationale de cirque, she is excited to share her love of the circus arts with her community. Alisha is particuarily interested in body awareness, physical mechanics, personal and creative development and circus as recreation.

Alissa Bonneville
Alissa Bonneville
acro-yoga, aerial-silks

Alissa is the founder of our sister school in Montreal, Studio CirQus. Her philosophy is rooted in making circus arts accessible and she has been very successful in doing so. We're stoked to have her in our Tribe! http://lecirqus.com/

Brittany Nichole
Brittany Nichole
accupuncture, aerial-silks, ambassador, yoga

Brittany is a merger of highline with aerial silks, literally taking contemporary circus to new heights! Her momentom is to constantly remind those around her of what’s important, her positivity radiates, her smile permeates.  Brittany met the Momentom Tribe after completing her yoga teacher training in Nicaragua. After a few months, she decided to join us again for training and performances in Nicaragua.

Daniel G
Daniel G
photographer, videography

After finishing his degree in physics, Daniel went on to travel the world and fell in love with photography. His passion for the art and the desire to capture the places he visited led him to 360 degree photography. After returning to Montreal, he founded Shop360 which evolved into Imagine360 and the rest is history. When he isn’t capturing a moment with his camera, he loves to play and record music and explore virtual reality universes. http://www.imagine360.marketing/

Elise Leblanc
Elise Leblanc
aerial-silks, lyra, performer, project-cirqus

Élise met the circus universe 12 years ago and fell in love with the art, community and soul. This globetrotter and mom of two is now an experienced performer, aerialist, trainer and street performer. Always looking for new projects, she is particularly interested in using circus arts as tools for empowerment and social development.   W >> www.cafeconlechecircus.com

Isabelle
Isabelle
acro-yoga, hot-yoga, yoga

Isabelle a toujours laissé une place importante au sport dans sa vie. Suite à une blessure sportive elle a découvert le yoga et tous ses bienfaits. Le yoga est rapidement devenu un mode de vie, une passion.  Isabelle travaille avec de jeunes athlètes de natation, de patinage artistique ainsi que d'étudiants de yoga tous niveaux. Isabelle a une pratique d'escalade avancée et enseigne aussi l'Acroyoga depuis 2015.

Jean-Seb
Jean-Seb
meditation, videography, yoga

Jean-Sebastien has been meditating since he was 8 years old and has a very disciplined yoga practice. He was a primary school teachers for years and is a dedicated triathlete. He has 2 beautiful kids and now works in video production in the Quebec region, Canada.

Marianne Trenka
Marianne Trenka
acro-yoga, hula-hoop, lyra
Marianne Trenka is a circus artist and yoga instructor based in Montreal. She has performed and taught workshops locally and internationally. Marianne loves many circus arts but hula hoops, lyra and acro yoga top her list. Although she loves performing she is also passionate abut teaching and helping others stay fit, healthy and happy though circus arts.
FB >> /hoopdansemt IN >> @hoopdanse
Sincere Leigh
Sincere Leigh
aerial-silks, ambassador, seed-planter, yoga

Sincere is an aerial goddess, performing and teaching in California. She met the Momentom Tribe at Envision Festival, Costa Rica and decided to join our Artist Residency program in Nicaragua. We love this girl!

Stephanie Lawson
Stephanie Lawson
acro-yoga, meditation, yoga

Stephanie is a yoga and acroyoga instructor, meditation leader and has literally read the whole Harry Potter series 10 times. She thinks magic is everywhere, it’s just a matter of how you look at it all. Stephanie is a key player in the foundations of our NGO and Methodology.

Avril Doucette
Avril Doucette
marketing, seed-planter, social-media, yoga

Avril is our Marketing Guru she joined because of her passion for yoga and also has a big humanitarian interest. She is channeling her passion for yoga through the Collective.

Jaime Moar
Jaime Moar

Jaime has known for a long time that children are natural yogis. So she feels blessed to be able to show them that they are. While acting like animals, growing tall like trees, and being as strong as a mountain are what make yoga fun, Jaime also has a way of helping children learn to breathe and calm their adorable wriggling bodies. She truly believes that yoga is for everyone - all ages and abilities.

Jean-François Bélanger
Jean-François Bélanger
acro-yoga, meditation, seed-planter, slackline, yoga

Lover of all movement, JF works with balance and concentration to improve and perfect his multiple passions. He juggles with acroyoga, slackline/highline, meditation and Mechanical Engineering. His Engineering background allows him to acroyoga and balancing activities through a pragmatic point of view. He first analyzes and then applies his conclusions to better his practice and guide people with theirs. Enthusiastic about the idea to share and inspire the young as well as the less young, he naturally creates an atmosphere ideal for learning.

John Early
John Early
vibe-ambassador

Captain, Vibe Ambassador, Author, Musician, MC, Ringleader, Prune Worshiper. John Early has spent ten years on the road and had been fuel for the collective fire in Nicaragua for the past two. His value is on par with the ear to ear grin we always see him wearing.

Justine La Flamme
Justine La Flamme

Justine became a certified Yoga instructor in fall 2016 form Studio Breathe in Montreal. She really enjoys doing inversions, acro yoga and chanting Mantras.  When teaching yoga she like to keep things dynamic, loves to bring adventure, storytelling and to awaken our inner child.

Kristin Golder
Kristin Golder

Kristin is so grateful that her wild heart has lead her to move and share with the lovely people of Momentom Collective. She loves to discover new forms of movement, craft and food. Yoga, dance, surfing and jewelry making are a few of her passions that light her up. She looks forward to learning about what makes your heart sing.

Olivier Cottet
Olivier Cottet

Olivier Cottet is a young AcroYoga teacher and community builder of Lausanne, Switzerland. He is also a Engineer Project Manager for design of satellite and teach Hatha Yoga and Slacklining  (rodeoline, jumpline, highline). His currents projects includes connecting AcroYoga and Dance; Developing Thai Yoga Massage and Reiki skills. Strong believer in the power of AcroYoga in integration, self-confidence and confidence in others, he gives free AcroYoga class in Asylum seekers camp in Swiss.

Vanessa Saravia
Vanessa Saravia

Amoureuse de la vie, Vanessa vit de simplicité. Pour elle, le Yoga n’est pas une carrière, mais bien une mission. Son objectif principal est de contribuer au mieux-être et à l’éveil de la conscience du corps et de l’esprit du plus grand nombre d’individus avec une touche de fraîcheur. Son motto est: the body is a temple and a amusement park.

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