Yoga is a journey, a lifestyle, a practice. Suzanne began her journey in 2004 as a way to adapt to an ever changing environment and calm the mind from unhelpful habits. Suzanne believes healthy life habits are at the base of wellness and she makes a point of speaking about these healthful habits in her teaching.
Suzanne holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Science from San Francisco State University. In 2012 she graduated Purusha Studio’s 200 hour Teacher Training program and is now a 500 hour RYT and certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapy. Suzanne studied and continues to study directly with Joy Ravelli. Other teachers who bring insight and perspective into Suzanne’s mind are Felicia Tomasko, Shakti Gawain, and Anodea Judith. She studies the direct classical tradition of yoga through the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali translated by Swami Satchiananda and the Vedic texts such as The Bhagavad Gita, The Upanishads, and Charaka Samhita (Ayurveda). Suzanne is passionate about blending the worlds of yogic lifestyle and environmental ethics. You will find Suzanne’s teaching to be about bringing the 8 Limb Approach to modern human life. She interprets the texts in an authentic and practical way to follow a blueprint for living life with love, peace, and harmony with the natural world and the self.
Suzanne teaches group Yin and Hatha Flow. She focuses private Yoga Therapy sessions on healing from allergies, depression, anxiety, excess weight and digestive disorders. She offers Thai Massage and has a customized skin care product line- AnuDerm. Suzanne believes that there is no separating the mind and the body. If the body is metabolizing food effectively and the mind is processing healthy thoughts then life will be full of joy, action, and honor.
There comes a point in life when you realize you no longer feel as great as you once had -so you make that crucial step to create a lifestyle that nurtures wellness and healthy habits- this is that step. Change brings fresh, vital energy necessary for feeling alive. A healthy habit is one that leaves you feeling satisfied, an unhealthy habit is one that leaves you craving more. Now is the time to gain new tools to stimulate the creative energetic flow which maintains vitality. As in Patanjali's Yoga Sutras 1:1 - Now is the time for the commencement of yoga. Let us begin to live the rest of our lives with integrity to reach our fullest potential.
"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" -Mary Oliver
I offer private, semi-private, and group yoga classes. My classes are Yin Yang in nature. Expect to get your blood flowing, heat up your muscles, relax the busy mind, and release tension.
My current schedule for group classes:
Mondays and Thursdays 8:30am in Uvita, Costa Rica
Tuesdays 3pm at Escuela Verde, for teens, teachers and parents.
Contact me for exact location or to set up a class that fits your individual needs.
+506 8750 2084
Thai Bodywork is an ancient practice to restore your natural ability to respond to external stimulus with equanimity. It is a shared meditation using touch, passive movement (similar to yoga postures), and breath to guide receiver’s nervous, muscular, and respiratory systems back into homeostasis.
You can expect a full body massage, with subtle and deep touch- including passive movement.
Sessions are anywhere from 1-2 hours in length and vary in price depending.
Full length pants and t-shirts are worn. Sessions are on a supported pad on the ground. Props such as blankets, blocks, and pillows may be used to ensure comfort and support.
Please let me know if you have allergies to oils, incense, candles, sage, etc.
Contact me for more info and to make an appointment