Originally from France and now relocated in Tenerife, Sonia is a certified Iyengar, Vinyasa/Warrior Yoga and Restorative Yoga Teacher. She has been practicing Yoga for more than 18 years and has been teaching it in Paris (France) and now Tenerife for more than 6 years.
Her classes may encompass, in addition to Asanas (postures), cleansing or mind calming breathing techniques (Kriyas, Pranayama…), sacred chants (Mantras), meditation and energetic work (Mudras, Reiki, Massage). Sonia has a very intuitive and personal approach of teaching, by checking in with each student’s energy and by adapting her teaching to each student’s needs and body.
Originally starting his movement journey as a Personal Trainer, Sam transitioned into teaching Yoga almost five years ago and has spent the last four years as the Yoga Asana teacher at Gayatri School of Yoga. He is certified with Yoga Alliance to the level of E-RYT 500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher 500 hours) and has logged over 4000 hours of teaching. He has studied comprehensively in India with his main teaching focus on Ashtanga Vinyasa and traditional Hatha Yoga.
Sam blends traditional and modern approaches into his teachings that broaden the potential for his student’s abilities. His further studies include the Iyengar method, Restorative Yoga, Ayurveda and Kinesiology.
Chely Toledo Mora
Chely Toledo Mora was born in Tenerife and resides in the Canary Islands.
When she was only 6 years old she began rhythmic gymnastics in a federated club, leading her to obtain several medals at the national level.
At the end of her career as a gymnast, she entered the world of dance and shows, training in Madrid as a dancer in contemporary, flamenco, classical and urban dance.
She has worked 10 years as a professional dancer and acrobat at Canary Artists. In 2014 she decided to launch her career as a dancer outside the islands, taking her to live and work in other countries such as China, Thailand, Rome and Dubai.
In 2016 she discovered her passion for aerial dance and currently teaches aerial classes to children and adults in the south of the island.