Yoga can change your life dramatically’, Mariska’s teacher said when she started a beginners course Integral Yoga in the Netherlands in 2005. He was right. Within half a year she met the man of her life and got a dream job. Yoga helped her to let go of thinking patterns that were blocking her life. Suddenly she had a clear view on herself and the world. Before soon she started the teachers training Integral Yoga and discovered that passing the blessing of yoga on to others helped her on her spiritual path.
Integral Yoga integrates all yoga styles. Classes are very diverse, with static yoga postures but also flowing series of asanas. Breathing exercises and meditations let your whole being benefit. Mariska: ‘It’s also about integrating awareness in your daily life, not just only on your yoga mat.’ She also gives Pre Natal Yoga, which prepares mothers-to-be for a smooth birth and helps them to relax body and mind. And Kids Yoga, which encourages the self-esteem, creativity and body awareness of children.
Mariela first attained her certification for Yoga and meditation Instructor in Kasasana yoga studio, San Jose, CR. In 2011 recieved her certification for Hatha Yoga Instructor with Edgar Ortiz at Yoga Mandir, also in Costa Rica, registered with the Yoga Alliance (EU). Marielas strong desire to influence children lead her to her Childrens's yoga certification through Karma kids yoga USA. Mariela is not just a highly qualified yoga instructor she also is a certfied nutritionist, Reiki master and is now coursing the Parapsicology career at the International School of metaphysics and Spiritual science from Hungry, which is recognized by the European union.
At the present time Mariela is dedicating her life to the yoga and meditation teachings. her classes are a combination of her yoga training techniques with power, precision, alignment, pranayamas, relaxation and meditation. As a yoga lover her personal mission with yoga practice is to create space for introspection that will allow her the growth to work her spiritual path. And as a yoga teacher her intention is to facilitate the yoga practice to every person who is going through the amazing experience of self connection and are seeking for inner peace and personal growth.