With the blessings of her teachers Sharon Gannon and David Life, Monica has been teaching the Jivamukti Yoga method since 2004. Humbly drawing from the ancient teachings of Yoga & the Jivamukti lineage, through a steady paced yet rigorous asana practice, Monica's classes hope to provide students an occasion for things to settle down inside.
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Monica was born in New Delhi, India to her Indian father and Italian mother, where she lived until the age of eleven. After India, Monica lived for some time in Italy before arriving in the United States. New York City became her home as she pursued her graduate studies at Columbia University, soon after completing her undergraduate degree at Georgetown University. Monica then worked in the field of International Business Development for the retail sector for several years.
Monica graduated from the Jivamukti Teacher Training Program in 2003. Monica is an Advanced Certified Jivamukti Teacher, has mentored at Jivamukti Teacher Training, and fosters the growth of teachers in the Apprenticeship Program.
Monica continues her journey to be of service to the timeless teachings of yoga, with immeasurable love and gratitude to her first gurus - her parents, her cherished teachers Sharon Gannon & David Life, who also brought her to Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati through His devoted Joan Suval, and her beloved mentors Lady Ruth, Yogeswari, & Narayani