Maria Jose was introduced to yoga as a child and began her personal yoga journey after reading Dr. Chopra’s “The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success.” She has been a yoga instructor since 2016 and became a certified Chopra center Meditation Instructor in 2019. She is motivated to help others find their “purusa,” or inner light of awareness, through meditation, asana and Ayurveda. MJ’s studies are based on the 4,000 year old healing system of Ayurveda which is commonly referred to as the sister science of yoga. She incorporates Ayurveda into her classes and teaches her students how to use nature to nurture themselves and help prevent illness. Maria Jose was born in Mexico City and grew up in San Diego. She is the proud mama of a little boy, Jens, who brings so much peace and consistency into her life! She is an E-200 hour registered Yoga Teacher and is currently working on her 300 hour certification with a concentration in Ayurveda.