Marisa Valdez is a fun lighthearted yoga scientist. She enjoys all that is health, self love, education and play. Marisa began teaching in 2010 as a public service and was certified in 2014 through the Yoga Alliance. Two years of teaching built a craving for more education and Marisa joined her sisterhood of Passion Yoga School to receive 300 more hours of training with a focus on advanced asana, ayurveda, anatomy and physiology, loving and devoted kiertan and ritual self care. in 2017 Marisa became and RYT- 500 in Costa Rica where she studied Akhanda Shakti yoga through Passion Yoga School. Akhanda means whole and complete Shakti is the divine feminine. Her classes reflect conscious breath, strength, self care, mindful movement and balance, breath and chant are interlaced throughout this style of teaching. After lots of hard work which could be mistaken as playing at the beach Marisa received her RYT -500 hours. She currently lives to learn and enjoys learning through the many amazing people she encounters every day. Marisa has also received certificates for further education in Mio- Facial Yin Release and Yoga Sequencing through the Yoga Alliance.