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About Emily Perry
My name is Emily Perry, MTOM, L.Ac., E-RYT-500. I am a Yoga Teacher, Acupuncturist, & Herbalist based in Santa Cruz, California. A student of yoga and meditation since 1994, and of Chinese Medicine since 2000, I teach Vinyasa Flow Yoga, mindfulness and Holistic Health. As often as I can, I study with my teachers Janet Stone, Jody Greene, Christopher Wallis, and Christina Sell in the vinyasa flow tradition.
I discovered yoga in college, around the same time I started practicing Zen meditation. I dove into a book called “Light on Yoga,” and I found it to be an amazing manual for living a joyful, healthy, peaceful life. I was hooked. During that same time I began studying herbalism with Native American healers, and soon found a calling to study Chinese Medicine and holistic health. Eventually, when I returned to Los Angeles, I dove into vinyasa flow yoga during its early stages, and it has been my favorite yoga style ever since. Yoga has fueled my passion for living, and over the years, as I started a family and a business, yoga has always been my home base, my refuge. Practice brings me joy, peace and strength, and you can often find me on my mat when I am not out surfing with the kids, hiking in the redwoods with the dog, or at home cooking plant-based meals. I also teach workshops, retreats and trainings around the world.
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How I Teach? Weaving together five element theory, energetic alignment, non-dual philosophy and Classical Chinese Medicine, my vinyasa flow classes explore energetics, mudra, chanting, and pranayama.
Favorite pose? Right now, I would have to say Warrior I: I love the way I can root down to rise up energetically into the heart when I find myself here. It is so powerful and sweet.
Favorite food? That’s easy: the avocado!
What is Bhakti Yoga? It is the path of devotion; in Bhakti Yoga we align with our hearts, with our truest intentions: we align ourselves with what we are called to create and bring forth in the world. Yoga by nature is a practice of devotion- devotion to our breath, and to what is meaningful to us. I can’t wait to share my love of Bhakti yoga with you!
About Silvia Mordini
Writer. Adventure Junkie. Spiritual Traveler. Happiness Coach.Teacher
With contagious enthusiasm Silvia encourages everyone she meets to love their life. Her expert passion connects people to their own joyful potential. Silvia lives her happiness in such a big way that you can’t help but leave her classes, workshops, trainings and retreats spiritually uplifted!
Silvia Mordini is a Writer, Happiness Coach and internationally recognized Yoga Presenter. Born in Ecuador, proud of her Italian heritage and raised as a world traveler, Silvia developed a sense of global citizenship early on. In young adulthood she was run over by a car—a life changing accident that led her to discover the “Alchemy” of Yoga to heal and transform. A serial Yogapreneur, Silvia had a 13 year Human Resource career, owned 2 Yoga Studios, founded Alchemy Tours, a Spiritual Adventure company and developed the 11 year old international Alchemy of Yoga Teacher Training School. She also leads private Dharma Mentoring courses for socially conscious yogapreneurs that aims to calibrate the inner compass for fulfillment and work life balance. This program provides the mechanics to do the work of spirit and be financially successful at the same time. She has been inspiring happiness, global awareness, and joyful living in students for 20 years.
Her workshops such as: Alchemy of Joy: Roots, Rock, Reggae; Alchemy of Love: Drinking the Lotus; Alchemy of Soul: Bhakti Vinyasa; Chakra Vinyasa, Alchemy of Fire: Rebel Spirit Flow; Alchemy of Happiness: Yoga Sutras Unplugged; Alchemy of Beauty: From the Inside Out the Ayurvedic Way; Alchemy of the Beatles include inspirational music, mantra, guided visualization, journaling, energy medicine, and meditation.
Look for her upcoming book “Happiness Prescriptions,” read her popular blog called Love Your Life (named one of the top Yoga blogs for 2015), along with enjoying her “Loving Your Day” YouTube channel. Her articles appear regularly in magazines such as Mantra Yoga and on various yoga sites such as MindBodyGreen, Wanderlust, Yoganonymous, GaiamTV, Daily Cup of Yoga and she is the author of the The Alchemy of Yoga blog on DoYouYoga.com. Devotee of Lakshmi Silvia loves making Aperol Spritz and cooking tasty Italian and Latin infused meals while entertaining friends. She dreams of one day living on a beach “almost” full-time and simplifying her closet by 50%.
Inspired Yoga, Study, and Travel for a LIFE Inspired
Personal: http://www.silviamordini.com Twitter/Instagram: @inspiredyogagal
Study: http://www.alchemyofyoga.com Twitter/Instagram: @alchemyofyoga
Travel http://www.alchemytours.com Twitter/Instagram: @alchemytours
Facebook: Silvia Mordini https://www.facebook.com/SilviaMordiniYoga