Gloria (aka "Ariel") is a co-owner of YogaSpace and a Certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor who has been teaching yoga since 1994 and practicing for 20+ years. Her popular classes offer an eclectic mix of styles in a fun and non-judgmental atmosphere, and her compassionate and intuitive teaching style makes each class a unique experience. Gloria draws inspiration from many of her teachers including Angela Farmer, Lillias Folan, Shiva Rea and Sudha Carolyn Lundeen, with whom she completed her Restorative Yoga training in 2013. Additionally, Gloria is proud to be part of the teacher training faculty and mentor for Lotus Gardens Yoga School. As a talented graphic designer, visionary artist & photographer, Gloria brings her playful, creative energy to each class, and invites her students to do the same. Gloria teaches Yoga Basics and Gentle Yoga as well as Restorative Yoga workshops. Gloria is also certified in the AromaTouch Technique (theraptutic healing with essential oils) and Stand up Paddle Board Yoga.