Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion. — Rumi

Mary has been practicing Yoga since 1996, and teaching Yoga full-time since 2002.  Her background includes acting, dance, cycling, weight-training, martial arts, and teachers from Ashtanga to Iyengar and much between.  Mary is E-RYT 500 and conducts teacher training mentorships and Restorative teacher trainings.  She was certified in 2002 by Yogiraj Alan Finger in ISHTA Yoga (Integrated Science of Hatha, Tantra, & Ayurveda), a lineage he co-founded with his Yogiraj father Mani Finger, drawing from major tantric and Krishnamacharya lines that emphasize the needs of the "Ishta" ~ the Individual. 
 Based from New York City, Mary teaches full-time to a private clientele plus group classes, workshops, trainings, retreats.  She completed AcroYoga teacher trainings Level 1 and 2 in 2008 and 2012 respectively, with AcroYoga co-founders Jason Nemer and Jenny Sauer-Klein. She received Thai Massage certifications Level 1 and  2 with Jennifer Yarro in 2009 and 2010, and Reiki Certifications Level 1 and 2 with NYC Reiki Center's Reiki Master Brian Brunius in 2016.  In 2012, Mary fulfillled the YogaSlackers Teacher Training with Team YogaSlackers.  She is excited to aways be exploring the integration of Yoga, AcroYoga, and NVC (nonviolent communication).  Mary teaches classes, workshops, privates, retreats, festivals, and AcroYoga Elemental Immersions.
In her teaching Mary infuses yogic themes, especially the Chakras, using both the inner and outer tools of the Yoga lineage to access the strength, beauty, power, love and wholeness in each of us. 
Mary lives in the teeming middle of New York City with  husband Raul and son Raphael, a New York city actor family.  In her own practice, Mary enjoys cycling, reading, writing, dacne, and the ongoing Bhakti path expressed in daily yoga teaching and life. 

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