Maya believes that yoga is for everyone and leads you to the most important meeting – the meeting with yourself. She wants to provide students a safe space to explore breath, movement, and stillness so they can find their own truth. Her classes are characterized by themes that blend into flows with elements of ashtanga and hatha yoga. On the yoga mat each yogi is the creator of the qualities that will present themselves off the mat and into the world.
How Yoga Serves Maya
Still in a process of discovery, each practice for her is a new and unique journey inward to the here and now. Always a student, Maya is interested in the philosophical, psychological, and physical aspects of the practice. Practicing the eight limbs of yoga, she believes that yoga teaches us to accept ourselves and things as they are, to be more conscious, patient and wise, and to find peace and harmony with ourselves and the world. For her, increasing the energy and love through yoga are the secrets of health.
Words of Wisdom
Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra I:33
By cultivating attitudes of friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and disregard toward the wicked, the mind-stuff retains its undisturbed calmness.
Maya’s journey began in Europe. She found yoga during her first year at University. Curiosity and love to study led her to degrees in Finance, Visual Arts, and an MBA. Yoga enchanted her with the first class and has always been there for her through her academic years. While building a career in European Project Management she was serving for many humanitarian projects in her homeland and in the EU. Realizing her love of helping people could be channeled through yoga, Maya left the corporate world and moved to the US. She took her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training with Infinity Yoga (YogaWorks), along with Reiki Level II certification. Some of her additional education is with Sandra Anderson, Matt Giordano, Dr Sundar Balasubramanian, Taylor Harkness, Richard Lanza and Shawn Cornelison. Now Maya is fully devoting her time to the yoga community.