Vancouver, BC


As an Métis and Nehiyaw iskwew from Muscowpetung First Nations, Shayla Stonechild, has always been a catalyst towards Indigenous youth and women unlocking their full potential. By reclaiming their voices, bodies and spirits that have been silenced and stolen throughout history. There is a shift happening in humanity right now and she believes the arts, meditation, movement and reclaiming an Indigenous worldview is a part of that shift. Shayla was an award-winning TV Host of APTN’s “Red Earth Uncovered” and ET Canada’s special segment for National Truth and Reconciliation day. She is currently a yoga Instructor with over 500 hours of training and was the first Indigenous woman to appear on the cover of “Yoga Journal” magazine and is the first Indigenous identifying Global Yoga Ambassador for lululemon. She is the founder and the podcast host of the “Matriarch Movement'' an online platform, podcast and non-profit organization dedicated to amplifying Indigenous voices and providing wellness workshops to BIPOC women + Indigenous youth (virtually + in person).