The Twisted Yoga Lab

Mind-Body Evolution

Welcome to The Twisted Yoga Lab, where we embrace the possibilities that unfold when yoga and holistic nutrition converge. Whether you’re seeking physical vitality, mental clarity, or a holistic lifestyle shift, our space is a canvas for your transformative journey.

We are dedicated to providing a sanctuary where seekers of wellness can discover a wealth of knowledge, practical tools, and a supportive community to cultivate a balanced and vibrant life. Through evidence-based nutrition insights and the timeless teachings of yoga, we aim to empower individuals to make informed choices that align with their unique needs, promoting vitality and resilience.

At the heart of our mission is the belief that true health extends beyond the plate and the mat, encompassing lifestyle, mindfulness, and a deep connection to oneself and the world. We strive to create a space that nurtures personal growth, fosters self-awareness, and encourages a sustainable and compassionate approach to well-being.

At The Twisted Yoga Lab, we celebrate the miraculous capabilities of the human body and strive to decode its mysteries in accessible terms. Join us on a journey of discovery and transformation towards holistic wellness.


Mission Statement

At The Twisted Yoga Lab, we believe in whole-body health as a lifestyle, not a passing trend. Our name, “The Twisted Yoga Lab,” reflects the evolution of yoga, nutrition and holistic lifestyle in the modern era,  where accessibility and diversity redefine our daily lives.

In our creative and supportive space, we honor the traditional roots of yoga while embracing its transformation to meet contemporary needs. We encourage each individual to define their own yoga journey, free from rigid expectations. Our classes draw from both ancient wisdom and modern insights to offer a comprehensive approach.

The “Lab” aspect of our site showcases our commitment to education and innovation. Through Yoga Labs, we provide in-depth tutorials on posture, anatomy, and breathwork, empowering practitioners to refine their practice. Our Health Labs delve into the intricacies of the human body, debunking myths and simplifying complex concepts.

Join us in this exploration where yoga and nutrition intertwine, creating a tapestry of well-being that is both unique and powerful.

What We Offer
Pop-Up Yoga Classes
Corporate or Condo Yoga Classes
Educational Labs, Workshops and Retreats
Nutritional Counselling


Pop-Up Yoga

Pop-up yoga classes are vibrant, impromptu gatherings that infuse the transformative essence of yoga into unexpected venues. Imagine a cameo appearance at a nearby studio, or amidst the serenity of a park. These sessions aim to surprise and enchant, offering a chance to immerse yourself in yoga in unconventional settings.

Embark on an unforgettable journey with us as we bring our distinctive style of yoga to local studios and unexpected locales. Stay tuned to our website for updates on upcoming pop-up yoga classes near you!

Condo Yoga

Capture the loyalty of your residents by fostering a strong sense of community while addressing their evolving health and wellness preferences. Introducing a variety of yoga classes on a regular basis is a contemporary solution that emphasizes the convenience and luxury available within our building. These classes serve as a modern and cost-effective way to promote well-being and highlight the unparalleled amenities our community offers.

To learn more about our residential wellness classes and programs, we invite you to get in touch with us. Discover how we can enhance your living experience and support your journey to a healthier, happier lifestyle.

Corporate Yoga

Discover how our corporate yoga offerings can transform your workplace environment! Our tailored classes and programs are designed to cultivate mindfulness and well-being among your employees, providing them with valuable tools to enhance their productivity and overall satisfaction. Every class focuses on yoga exercises that can be seamlessly integrated into office settings, and are designed to empower your staff to destress and rejuvenate right at their desks.

Join us in creating a safe and welcoming space where your employees can prioritize their physical and mental wellness, contributing to a more harmonious and thriving work environment.


Personalized Sessions:

Our one-on-one classes are tailored to your specific needs and preferences, available in both virtual and in-person formats. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, rehabilitation from an injury, or assistance in enhancing muscle memory for activities like perfecting your golf swing, our dedicated instructors are here to support you every step of the way.

Education, Workshops and Retreats

Educational Labs

The Yoga Labs are where we dive deep into the art and science of yoga poses. Ever find yourself wondering, “Am I doing this pose right?” In our lab, we dissect specific poses or sequences to help you understand the proper structure and biomechanics, empowering you to enhance your personal practice.

In our Nutrition Labs, we explore the science of nourishment in an interactive and informative setting. Our lab sessions break down complex nutritional concepts into easy-to-understand pieces, empowering you to make informed choices about your diet. .


Our live workshops are designed to empower yoga teachers or practitioners with advanced knowledge and skills to elevate their practice and teaching. These workshops analyze the intricacies of the body’s physical mechanics, providing valuable insights into anatomy and alignment principles.

Throughout our sessions, students learn how to apply this knowledge to their asana practice and effectively lead group classes with ethics, accessibility, and sensitivity in mind. We believe in fostering a holistic and empowered approach to teaching, which is why our programs are thoughtfully crafted to help teachers leverage their strengths and discover their unique teaching voices.


Seeking a tranquil escape to reset and recharge? Look no further than The Twisted Yoga Lab’s annual retreat. Set in a serene oasis, our week-long retreat promises a rejuvenating experience like no other.

Indulge in the ultimate wellness getaway with our organic menu, carefully crafted to nourish your body from the inside out. Immerse yourself in daily yoga classes led by expert instructors, providing a blend of rejuvenating asanas and soul-soothing meditation practices. Plus, enjoy personalized nutritional consultations to support your holistic well-being journey.

Join us for a transformative retreat where you can unwind, reconnect with yourself, and return home feeling refreshed and revitalized.

Holistic Nutrition

Seeking Balance Through Nutrition:

Individuals may choose to consult with a holistic nutritionist to achieve optimal health and well-being by addressing their unique dietary needs and lifestyle factors. Holistic nutritionists take a comprehensive approach, considering not only the nutritional value of foods but also how they interact with the body, mind, and spirit. Whether you’re looking to manage a specific health condition, improve energy levels, support weight management goals, or enhance overall vitality, a holistic nutritionist can provide personalized guidance and support to help you reach your wellness objectives.

Planning Your Plate:

A menu plan is a personalized roadmap to healthier eating, customized to fit your dietary needs and wellness goals. Whether aiming for weight management, simplifying meal prep, or accommodating dietary restrictions, a menu plan provides structure and guidance to support your journey to optimal health.

Welcome to our Wellness Hub!

Our website serves as a central hub, connecting individuals, organizations, and wellness enthusiasts alike. Providing valuable resources and services to support your journey towards optimal health and well-being. Explore, discover, and embark on your path to wellness with us today!

Whether you’re seeking personalized nutrition guidance or private yoga classes, looking to expand your knowledge through our informative labs, or simply interested in staying updated on our latest pop-up classes, you’re in the right place.

For studios, corporate offices, condo associations, and other organizations, we offer a variety of class styles to bring into your location, catering to diverse preferences and needs. Additionally, if you’re hosting a yoga teacher training and require expert instruction in anatomy, or planning a wellness retreat and in need of qualified instructors or a wellness coach, we’ve got you covered.

Danielle Gilmour

Founder | Holistic Nutritionist | Yoga Educator | Yoga Instructor

Danielle is a highly regarded “teacher’s teacher,” contributing her expertise to workshops, retreats, and teacher training programs globally. She is dedicated to sharing her wealth of knowledge with her students and fellow instructors, enabling them to practice and teach with wisdom, sustainability, and mindfulness.

Raised in the vibrant setting of ‘The Sunny Okanagan Valley,’ Danielle’s childhood was filled with experiences like picking fruit from backyard trees, exploring the surrounding forests, and spending summers at the local beaches. Her natural curiosity about the world led her to a career that allowed her to explore, work, and live in various countries.

In 1999, while based in Fukuoka, Japan, Danielle attended her first yoga class, taught entirely in Japanese. She instantly felt drawn to the movement, community, and inner peace that yoga brought into her life. 

Settling in Toronto, Danielle reinventing herself multiple time. In 2018, Danielle dedicated the next few years to re-educating herself in Health and Wellness. Her career took off immediately after completing her studies when she created and implemented a Health and Wellness Program at an In-Patient Addiction Recovery Center, specializing in Drugs, Alcohol, and Mental Health. Working closely with clients, she taught group yoga sessions five days a week, offering one-on-one sessions for personalized health concerns, nutritional education, or private yoga sessions.

Danielle’s work is the result of years of research, scientific inquiry, self-discovery, development, and integration. Her approach represents an evolved set of techniques that seamlessly connect the beloved practice of yoga with all the essential elements your body needs to maintain overall health.

"Danielle’s teaching style is dynamic, raw and commanding. Her classes are contagious and eloquently cued, leaving the student knowing precisely where they are going so they can enjoy the journey of the class. Her sharp intuition to read the room delivers a class that leaves you balanced, grounded, electrified and wanting more."

Cathy R, Vancouver, BC

"Danielle is a fierce leader and her transitions push the boundaries of your comfort zone, while offering a mentally challenging, balanced and grounded class. With a bold personality and an overly compassionate nature, I trust in Danielle’s instincts as both an instructor and my health coach."

Sandy M, Toronto, ON