Nettwerk to ­Success: Terry McBride's ­diversified ­company thrives as home to Fun, Passenger and ­Sinéad O'Connor.

Anyone hoping to meet with Nettwerk Music Group co-founder/CEO Terry McBride at lunchtime should come prepared to do downward dog.

That time is reserved for his daily yoga class.

The 55-year-old father of three is not a casual yogi: Since 2007 he has run Yyoga, a chain of 13 yoga studios that has expanded to Toronto from his home base in Vancouver. For McBride, music and yoga are deeply intertwined.

"They are both thousands of years old. They both deal with emotions," he says. "They're very closely aligned for me."

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