Born and raised on the island of St Lucia, Monetta Wilson began practicing yoga while studying at the prestigious US Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT, USA. After being diagnosed with fibromyalgia she returned to the mat and completed her 200hr teacher training with Faith Hunter Yoga at Embrace Studio in Washington DC. She now owns and operates. Sayana Yoga located in her beautiful hometown of Mon Repos, St Lucia.
She brings her playfulness and enthusiasm to her classes where she focuses on building strength, calmness and tranquility. Her classes are Hatha Vinyasa Yoga where movement is linked with breath and one pose flows into the next. In her classes, she focuses on building strength, toning and sculpting muscles while relaxing and calming the mind for a full mind body experience, experience designed to leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed and renewed.
Monetta is the proud winner of the 2015 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the St Lucia Chamber of Commerce. “This Award [goes] to a young individual who can best demonstrate pioneering vision, innovation and leadership in respect of a new idea, new investment, new product, new markets or a new aspect of a new or an existing business.”
Monetta is currently working on a project introduce yoga in classrooms across St Lucia. She hopes to one day become a yoga therapist as part of her overall goal to helping people live rich and healthy lives.