Bay Area Yoga Teacher Highlight: Pamela Maldonado
Name: Pamela Maldonado
Practice with me at: Renew Yoga.
How long have I been practicing yoga: 19 years.
How long have I been teaching yoga: 18 years.
Kind of Yoga taught: Vinyasa, Yin Yoga.
Mantra these days:"I breathe as never before.”
Posture that has been resonating with me lately is: Shavasana! Always!
How I like to practice Yoga off the mat: Bring myself back to my heart with mindful breath throughout my day.
Favorite way to celebrate winter: Cooking great food and watching football with my husband.
My intention for this winter: A lot more self compassion.
My sign: Pisces.
The last book I read: How Yoga Works by Geshe Michael Roach (Beautiful way to understand the Yoga sutras thru an amazing story).
Favorite Local Juice/Tea spot: Starbucks in downtown Petaluma.
Where do I go for a nourishing meal: Lunchette in downtown Petaluma.
Whats on my Yoga playlist right now: OM SO HUM “The Choir version.”
A few of my favorite Yoga teachers are: My entire staff, they are all amazing!
A ritual I love: Get to my studio 1/2 hour prior to opening the doors for class to sit in stillness.
What am I letting go of this year: Perfectionism.
What am I embracing this year: More Fun!
My website: www.renew.yoga.