Stephany Heeren has been teaching yoga, as well as a practicing licensed massage therapist, since 2002. Stephany embarked upon a 200-hour yoga teacher training in 2002 with Gerhard E. Gessner, owner/director of Prana Yoga in La Jolla, CA http://prana-yoga.com/. Since, she has continued her own self- study of the yoga practice, as well as participating in several workshops, and intensives, seminars, and conferences. Most recently, Stephany completed Greg Roskopf’s Muscle Activation Techniques certification http://muscleactivation.com/ . As well as, the Onnit Academy’s Level 1 Unconventional Training certification https://www.onnit.com/academy/certification/ . https://www.onnit.com/academy/certification/
Stephany has taught yoga consistently since 2002, between 3-7 public yoga classes per week, at yoga studios, gyms, spas, Caribbean beaches. She also teaches private one-on-one yoga in her student's homes to accommodate their goals and busy schedules. Her teaching style draws from traditional Hatha yoga, including Ashtanga traditions, and Vinyasa yoga. Stephany's teaching style highlights building strength, focus, improved range of motion, and restoration. She teaches her signature Hot Hatha (sequenced postures) in a heated environment with an emphasis on alignment while comprehensively explaining the vast benefits of each asana. You'll enjoy Stephany's authentic ability to motivate, and calm, as she guides you towards your authentic true self on your yoga mat.
Stephany enjoys being active daily herself: hiking, weight lifting, unconventional strength training, stand-up paddle boarding, biking, and of course yoga! She also relies on regular massage therapy to maintain optimal health both physically and mentally. Stephany is passionate in assisting others towards holistic well-being.
Stephany’s many years of practice, education and experience have instilled a deep understanding of how to care for injuries, muscle imbalances, and mental fatigue syndromes. Stephany is an extremely intuitive healer. She has assisted many individuals with all types of ailments to bliss and ease.
Currently, Stephany teaches public classes at Black Swan Yoga https://blackswanyoga.com/