"The Power is Practice. Practice is the Path. The Path is Love!" ~ mmd
Monica is a entreprenuer coach, bhakti devotional Yogini, senior teacher, and inspiring guide of Prana Vinyasa Yoga. Monica founded her first yoga studio in 2007 and became the creator of Yoga for the Peaceful brand studios. Passionate about empowering yoga teachers to live their soul purpose, have an impact in the world, and obtain financial freedom inspired Monica to develop her beloved SOUL ON FIRE YoginiPreneurs Mentorship Group.
Offerings with Monica are always infused with sacred ritual, celebration, and movement alchemy to honor all the rhythms of living, loving, and serving life. Her teaching is also influenced by her studies in Ayurveda, Buddhism, attraction-based consciousness, as well as her personal grief journey. Monica believes the power of yogic practices can change lives, and in the importance of serving and giving to causes that are helping make the world a better place.
A proud mother of three sons, Monica is also a soul surfer, nordic skier, and proud Spanish speaker with Colombian roots, currently chasing waves and working remotely around the world coaching Yogini entrepreneurs and teaching along the way. She continues to develop new and innovative offerings to spread the healing power of yoga to everyone and ignite all hearts to live passionately with a soul on fire!
She is devoted to spreading the message of her Gurus, Amma and Neem Karoli Baba;
“Love everyone. Serve everyone. Remember God.”
Shiva Rea is Monica’s Maha teacher, who not only gave her the practice of her soul, but also led her to her Gurus, Neem Karoli Baba, Amma, and her Lama!
Lama Tsultrim Allione is Monica’s Vajrayana Buddhist teacher, who has been her wise guide on buddhist teachings with much warmth, patience and depth.
Neem Karoli Baba came to Monica through a mystical moment with Ram Dass, and this inner relationship has filled her life with grace ever since. His message is what informs her life and teaching, “Love everyone. Serve everyone. Remember God.”