"At the intersection of movement and stillness, we find ourselves."
Due to COVID-19, all in-person classes are suspended until further notice. Marisa is still available for online yoga sessions for those looking to tend to their physical, mental, and emotional well-being during this time. Current offerings include:
Weekly live online classes (all times are US Eastern Time):
Monday 4pm | 45 minute Basics Flow on Yoga Vida Live
Great for beginners and those seeking a deeper understanding of the fundamentals
Tuesday 3pm | 60 minute Yoga for Dancers via Peridance Online Studio
Given with dancers' physical and emotional needs in mind, but all are welcome
Saturday 11am | 60 minute Flow on Yoga Vida Live
Open to all levels
Pending schedule of Zoom classes: Please check back for updates or fill out Contact form to be added to mailing list.
Personalized private sessions for individuals or groups via Zoom, FaceTime, or medium of your choice. Email or visit the Contact page for inquiries
-Feel Good Slow Flow on IGTV @MarisaMartin_
-Basics Flow on Yoga Vida youtube
-Classes added weekly to Yoga Vida On Demand
-All-levels flow on JETSWEAT Fitness
[Use code MARISAMARTIN for a free month-long trial and find her under Yoga Vida.]
As a teacher, Marisa is known for creating a compassionate, warm, and encouraging environment. Her classes are creatively and thoughtfully sequenced to be beneficial to a wide range of levels and needs. She uses her keen understanding of the body and lifelong love of movement to teach a practice that is alignment-based and breath-focused, while weaving dharma and yoga philosophy throughout. Her students report a large variety of physical benefits, as well as a greater sense of calm, grounding, and mental clarity in their daily lives.
Marisa currently teaches at Yoga Vida and Peridance Center in New York City and holds private sessions by request. With a specialty in Yoga for Dancers, she has taught a large range of ages at many dance studios and training programs. Most notably, she has been a guest teacher at Seed Dance Center in Taiwan and at the residence of the esteemed Juilliard School. She received her 200-hour Vinyasa certification from Yoga Vida and completed a five-month intensive mentorship program under the guidance of her teacher and mentor, Nathan Lowry. She has participated in additional trainings with renowned teachers Nikki Costello (Fundamentals of Iyengar), Annie Piper (Trauma Sensitivity), and Abby Paloma (Restorative Yoga). She continues to participate in advanced teacher trainings and to study anatomy and yoga philosophy regularly.