Suangela began teaching yoga in 2012. She enjoys continuing her yoga education and is now ERYT200, RYT500 and YACEP through Yoga Alliance. She has several specialty certifications including a 100hr YogaFit for Athletes as well as a 100hr Aerial Yoga Certification through VaihAyasa Aerial Yoga. In addition, Suangela is certified through Balanced Body Pilates in Pilates Mat, Reformer, Tower, Cadillac, Arc, and Chair…
She is a nurturer by nature. Her teaching style is inclusive yet challenging. Her classes include both modifications and more advanced options (when appropriate) in order to guide students of all levels and abilities in finding their personal practice.
Suangela is a lifetime student who loves learning, training and teaching as well as cooking, taking long walks and spending time with her family and friends.
What is your favorite form of mind body movement or lesson you teach, and why?
My favorite form of mind body to teach is yoga because it is the foundation of all things. I enjoy highlighting awareness of practice in movement, meditation, breathing and beyond.
What is your favorite song or type of music you listen to when teaching?
Music tells a story. When teaching a Pilates or Barre class my favorite type of music is upbeat with a clear, distinctive musical phrasing (8count without bridges). However, when I teach yoga I prefer more flowing, ambient music.
What inspires you?
I find acts of kindness and love to be very inspirational. I am also inspired by nature.
What is a quote or mantra you live by?
My favorite quote is “Leap and the net will appear” by John Burroughs.