Gita brings to her yoga practice the mind-body awareness she
learned starting at the age of 2 as a competitive gymnast and, later,
studying dance. Her serious study of yoga began following the onset
of unknown Lyme Disease as a way of dealing with pain while finding
peace and reconnecting with her core self and with others. Gita is a
Registered Yoga Teacher, having completed the Yoga Alliance 200-hour
certification under the guidance of a Kripalu-trained mentor and another 200-hour certification through the Integral tradition with Sonia Sumar and Renata Sumar Gaertner. She is now studying extensively with Swami Gurusharanananda from Omkareshwar India.
She is furthering her studies in Sanskrit, Kirtan, Mantra, Yoga, Meditation, Swakriya Yoga and Life.
Gita has moved more into the Bhakti World. Spending most of her time chanting kirtan, offering Puja (she is a hindu priest at Yogaville Ashram) and offering guidance in Mantra and Bhakti and Living life full of LOVE. She offers her expertise in workshops, trainings, privates, Teacher Trainings and offers personal ceremonies all over the country and world.
Gita has studied with many teachers but most extensively with Swami Gurusharanananda, Pierre Couvillion and Sonia Sumar along with a lot of self inquiry andexploration She is a certified practitioner of Yoga for the Special Child(R), Prenatal teacher, Kids yoga teacher one of the first teachers of Swakriya Yoga. Gita’s classes and private instruction offer the benefits of yoga to all ability levels, from experienced yogis and yoginis to beginners. Her background in social work, along with her personal experience using yoga to overcome physical pain, gives her keen insight into the special needs of those with disabilities. Gita is an inspiring teacher who’s serious about yoga and light on life.