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Mary Aranas

For in Him we live and move and have our being.

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, C-IAYT, Reiki II and Thai II certified, and conducts Restorative and Yoga Nidra teacher trainings, retreats and mentor ships. She was certified 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 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 classes, workshops, trainings, retreats, immersions.  She completed AcroYoga teacher trainings Levels 1 and 2 in 2008 and 2012 with Jason Nemer and Jenny Sauer-Klein. She received Thai Massage certifications Levels 1 and  2 with Jennifer Yarro in 2009 and 2010, and Reiki Certifications Levels 1 and 2 with 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).  

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, dance, and the ongoing Bhakti path in yoga and life. 

Events by Mary

Class In New York

Every Friday

Acroyoga New York Jam

Every Friday