Maria Abad Puerto Vallarta & Rivera Nayarit
Maria was introduced to yoga in 1985 in her native Venezuela. At that time her interest awakened a desired to explore the practice further. During the years she has had the privilege of developing her own practice in classes, workshops and teachers trainings with internationally known teachers. She has been teaching since 2004, she is registered with the Yoga Alliance as an E200-RYT500 and, she is the Director of Teachers Training Program at Yoga Vallarta studio.
Maria guides intuitive, flowing Vinyasa and Yin sequences from beginner to advance levels. She is known to experiment by incorporating and fusing techniques from her various trainings backgrounds such as: Yin-Taoist, Iyengar- Restorative, Asthanga-Vinyasa and, even Laughter Yoga. Her practice focuses on breath awareness and emphasizes proper alignment to maximize performance and to prevent injury. Her goal is to provide a safe, effective environment that meets the needs of each individual.
Maria leads public and private yoga sessions at studios, spas and private events in Puerto Vallarta and Rivera Nayarit, Mexico.