"At the intersection of movement and stillness, we find ourselves."
Ongoing Vinyasa Class Schedule:
Sunday | 6:00pm Heated Candlit + 7:30pm Slow & Heated Candelit @ Yoga Vida Noho
Tuesday | 2:30pm @ Peridance Capezio Center + 6:30pm @ Yoga Vida Dumbo
Wednesday | 6pm Basics + 7:30pm Heated Candlelit @ Yoga Vida Noho
Thursday | 2:30pm @ Peridance + 7:30pm Heated Candlelit @ Yoga Vida Dumbo
Saturday | 4:30pm + 6pm Heated @ Yoga Vida Noho
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 Capezio 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. She was also a guest teacher for the musicians, actors, and dancers at 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. Marisa is a registered teacher with Yoga Alliance.