About the Instructor
Tonia is an experienced yoga teacher with nearly two decades of practice and teaching experience. She has been practicing yoga since 2004, initially immersing herself in vinyasa yoga, experimenting with different yoga styles, and eventually completing her teaching certification in 2008. Tonia is E-RYT and YACEP registered with Yoga Alliance and also a registered pre-postnatal yoga teacher.
Tonia’s practice since 2006 has been in Ashtanga Yoga, making her first trip to India in 2009 and since 2013 has been a regular student of Sharath Jois in Mysore. In addition to teaching vinyasa yoga, prenatal classes, pranayama, meditation, and running workshops for her students, she has also taught led and Mysore-style classes in Thailand and Dubai.
Tonia seamlessly integrates elements of the traditional practice in her vinyasa classes. Her classes are characterized by their energy, creativity, and a focus on alignment principles. She approaches her teaching from a place of personal experience and continual learning, consistently seeking wisdom from more senior teachers and extending her knowledge in yoga and its philosophical foundations. Her classes reflect not only her deep understanding but also her genuine passion for yoga, providing students with a comprehensive and enriching journey into this ancient practice.