Susie is the director of Pura Vida Yoga. She has been providing groups and individuals with health and fitness programs for over 28 years. She has been involved in many aspects of wellness, including aerobic dance instruction, sport training, Olympic weight lifting, cardiac rehabilitation, physical therapy, fitness club management, Spinning, and meditation.
Susie has a degree in Exercise Science and Wellness and has earned over 16 nationally-recognized certifications to include Intermediate Junior Iyengar Yoga Instructor, Power Pilates Instructor, and Reiki Master.
A resident of Boca Raton for 41 years, she taught in the Exercise Science and Wellness Department at Florida Atlantic University and has owned four yoga and fitness facilities. A back injury in 1992 allowed Susie to rediscover the therapeutic benefits of yoga, hence her knack for therapeutics and healing.
Susie continues to keep herself strong through yoga and Pilates and studies regularly with senior Iyengar yoga teachers Dean Lerner and Manouso Manos. Through her joyful and friendly teaching style, Susie enjoys sharing the gift of yoga to bring her students to good physical health and happiness of mind so they can enjoy a pure life.
When Susie is not teaching or practicing she enjoys the ocean, cooking, cycling, and leading retreats in Costa Rica.