Easy going fitness enthusiast, unabashed spiritual seeker, inquisitive yogini, compassionate teacher, lover of movement and quiet, I was first drawn to yoga as a complement to running back in 2006. My experiences of injury and pain have made me realize that wholeness is innate, healing is possible, and well being comes from re discovering that wholeness. As a yoga teacher and yoga therapist, I guide my students and clients in that direction through mindful movement, breathing and relaxation practices.
I am a Certified Yoga Therapist through the International Association of Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT), registered yoga teacher (E-RYT 500) with Yoga Alliance, Yoga for Arthritis teacher, certified Somatic Yoga teacher, certified Yoga of the Heart teacher, trained to teach yoga to people living with cancer and cardiac conditions. She specializes in working with people living with chronic pain and arthritis as well as teaching yoga for stress relief in the work setting. More information at www.maribelalesnayoga.com.
When I am not teaching or learning new things, I enjoy reading, reading, reading some more (did I mention reading?). I savor time with my husband and three grown children, I love walking and a good laugh