MEET THE YOGA CURE FAMILY
LISA AND WOLFGANG MATTERN
Yoga Cure is owned by Lisa and Wolfgang Mattern, a couple from Germany who spent their lives in aviation.
It was their dream to seek retirement in the Sunshine State and to integrate health and wellness into their daily lives. Yoga Cure was the perfect match for them!
Zinnia is a certified massage therapist, Crystal Healer, Astrologer, Family Constellations facilitator, Sound Healing practitioner, Reiki Master, and Yoga Instructor. Her journey into yoga started many years ago, as she realized that meditation, conscious breathing, and mindful movements were essential to healing.
She also realized that everything is connected and that to bring complete healing to others,
she needed to learn more about Yoga.
Zinnia was born in the United States but raised in Venezuela.
She studied Broadcasting in San Francisco and worked for a while in a well-known Hispanic broadcast company.
She left the corporate world and decided to take a leap of faith and focus on helping and guiding others.
Jennifer Solley is a full-time English professor at Broward College, along with being a certified Balanced Body pilates instructor. She teaches mat pilates and fitness classes for employees and students at the college on a regular basis. A long-time distance runner, she fell in love with Pilates after injuring her knee running.
Practicing Pilates three times a week not only helped to rehabilitate her injury, but made it possible for her to run competitively again in half-marathons. She completed the 200 hour Balanced Body pilates certification program in 2012, and has been teaching pilates classes since. She is also trained to teach barre pilates and TRX suspension classes. Her mat pilates classes are infused with yoga stretches and resistance exercises (using bands and balls) to build long, lean muscles and core strength.
Vanessa Renzi is a dedicated wife and busy mother to 3 very active children. She developed a love and appreciation for yoga and its benefits over the years. She strongly believes that if you dedicate yourself to the mat, you will increase your strength and flexibility and, at the same time, notice stress reduction. That yoga is the BEST antidote for our hectic lifestyle.
She decided to study the art of yoga by becoming a 200hr certified RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) at America Yoga. Her vocation to yoga rests on a foundation to serve and help others. She’s always been into fitness, health and nutrition. Vanessa has personally experienced the healing attributes yoga can bring to our busy lives. She appreciates the benefits that yoga has on the mind body and spirit and loves to share these powerful gifts with others
Kayleigh found yoga while in college, and it became her source of peace and serenity. After discovering how much yoga could bring growth and fulfillment in one's life, she decided she wanted to become a yoga instructor to give this experience to others as well.
Kayleigh became a Yoga Alliance RYT-200 certified yoga instructor through a 15-day immersion experience where she also obtained a speciality certification in aerial yoga and reiki level 1. Her main asana styles range from vinyasa, to hatha, to gentle stretch, with a strong focus on the breath and modifications of poses to reach all levels of yogis. Kayleigh believes that yoga is a lifelong path to happiness and growth and that anyone can do yoga.
ANNA MARIA ASTE
Anna Maria is a Yoga Alliance RYT 200 Yoga instructor and certified in Vinyasa and Yin. Yoga has been part of her life for over 12 years, inspiring her to live each moment more mindfully. It is about the balance between strength and flexibility, steadiness and ease .
Anna Maria focuses on the correct body alignment of her students and promote a sense of inner calm .
“Yoga is the golden key to unlocks the door to peace, tranquillity and joy.”
Adriana is a Brazilian native who moved to Miami 25 years ago. She holds a 4 year degree in Business and she is a 500 RYT Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor. She has 11 years of personal practice and 5 years of teaching experience. She earned her 500 RYT certification at Bodhi Yoga Studio in Miami, under Ximena Prelle.
Adriana is also certified in Chair Yoga, Yin and KAY (Kidding Around Yoga).
Adriana fell in love with the practice 11 years ago and quickly realized she wanted to share the gift of yoga.
She is extremely passionate about alignment, mindful movements and awareness of the breath.
She believes yoga is for everyone and her goal is to guide her students to fulfill their utmost potential in a very compassionate way.
Jean is a certified Sound Healing Practitioner,
Reiki Master, Yin and Yoga teacher of all levels.
She believes that yoga is for everyone and that self care is essential for the mind, body and soul.
Her mission as a Yoga teacher is to provide a safe space where everyone feels confident, empowered and inspired to take a yoga class.
Jennifer has been in the fitness industry since 1984 and has taught all types of fitness classes from low impact aerobics, body sculpting, cycling and water aerobics.
In 2005 she was introduced to Pilates and immediately fell in love with it. She then became certified on Pilates equipment and taught private and group classes.
She is excited to teach at Yoga Cure and share her love of Pilates as it will help the members with their overall form and posture, balance and flexibility and muscular strength. Particularly core strength, which includes all the abdominal muscles, back muscles and pelvic muscles.
You will feel stretched, strengthened and invigorated.
KELLY A. CONCANNON
Kelly Concannon, RYT 200, is a registered Yoga Teacher and member of Yoga Alliance. Kelly has completed multiple trainings which address how the body holds trauma and tension and serves as an Associate Professor of Writing at Nova Southeastern University, where she engages in multiple outreach projects intended to strengthen the community. She is an active teacher for Yoga 4 Change, a non-profit, where she teaches yoga for individuals in recovery. She has completed trainings including: Hope Street and Embody Love, and is a certified Reiki practitioner. Kelly is a devoted yoga teacher who has facilitated multiple workshops on mindfulness and personal development.