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Our boutique yoga and Pilates studios are designed to inspire, offering a safe place to be yourself. Find your fit with a variety of yoga and Pilates classes to welcome everyone. Come say hi!

ERIKA SCRIBNER

Owner | Director of Bliss                                                                                                   RYT-500, E-RYT 200

Erika is an extremely passionate fun-loving teacher and you’ll understand the moment you meet her. Her smile welcomes you into the room and it is soon accompanied by her warm personality. She is a multifaceted teacher with vast wealth of knowledge when it comes to practicing yoga. The foundation of her teaching is threefold: stilling the mind (chitta vritti), connecting breath with movement, and cultivating love, gratitude, and self-awareness.

Erika attended her first yoga class in 2014 and instantly fell in love with the practice. Battling depression for many years yoga introduced Erika to a means for a happier and healthier life. Erika knew that she wanted to give the practice of yoga to others so in 2017 she traveled to Bali and received her 200-hour yoga certification. Erika began teaching immediately upon returning and fully committed to teaching Yoga decided to continue her studies. In 2018 she completed a one-one advanced teacher training with the founder of Soul Space Yoga & Wellness, Marie Mathieson.

She has collected certifications over the years including: Y12SR (Yoga 12 Step Recovery), prenatal yoga , Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Myofascial Release, and the list goes on.
Erika is in the process of becoming a Yoga Medicine(r) Therapeutic Specialist. This new specialization has her diving deeper into anatomy and evidence-based yoga methods. Erika is always learning and growing to better assist her students, her fellow teachers, and the community. 

DIANA GONZALEZ

Lead Pilates Instructor

Diana is a certified, classically trained, Power-Pilates instructor. She has over 8 years of experience teaching group classes and private lessons. Her individualized attention and thorough knowledge of her clients physical strengths and limitations has given her the reputation as an expert instructor, which is evident by her full classes and large following. Diana has experience instructing a wide range of people of all ages and levels. She teaches with the philosophy of “movement heals.” She began her Pilates journey in 2012 and prides herself in furthering her education with multiple continuing education workshops. Diana loves teaching Pilates and strives to keep her classes fun, lively and full of care. Her outgoing and caring nature has created a family atmosphere in the  pilates studio. Her classes fill up quick so be sure to sign up early.

Sheryl Cruz

YOGA TEACHER | Bliss Dealer

Yoga has been part of Sheryl’s life for over 10 years, and her practice has helped her grow stronger and more flexible both on and off the mat. Yoga helps her feel both calm and focused. It also helps her manage stress and anxiety. She then decided to take the teacher training as a means of personal growth. In 2018, she completed her 200 hour Vinyasa training with Yoga Path of Palm Beach. Shortly after, she recieved her Yin Yoga Training and 300 hour advanced training with Aligned Yoga and is now a RYT-500, E-RYT-200. 

JUsing her creativity and passion, she builds powerful yet mindful flows/sequences to ensure safety of all students. So, whether you are new or have prior experience, be ready to get physically and mentally challenged in her classes.

Shelby Gorstein

YOGA TEACHER | Bliss Dealer

Shelby is a 200-hour RYT who cultivated a consistent yoga practice in 2015 and completed her teacher training in 2019. Her authenticity and passion for the practice invites students to dive deep in, connecting movement to breath, and letting go of stress and mind chatter they may be holding onto.

Shelby strives to balance effort and ease on and off the mat and hopes to inspire students to do the same. She embodies an unwavering excitement for the never-ending possibilities in the lifelong yoga practice and is honored to share it. She holds an additional certification in Yin Yoga.

Christy Toledo

Pilates Instructor

Christy is a true Floridian who loves diving, paddle boarding, and traveling the world. Growing up Christy was a gymnast and competed in many high-level competitions. When she decided to move away from gymnastics she made her way into the fitness world. 

After becoming a yoga instructor, she realized her passion for helping others improve their quality of life through movement. Christy went on to get her 600 hour comprehensive classical Pilates certification, personal training certification through NASM, and a spinning certification. 

Christy loves to focus on form while keeping her classes fun and upbeat!

Olivia Montiel

YOGA TEACHER | Bliss Dealer

Olivia Montiel is an experienced Yoga teacher who is also a Licensed Massage Therapist  & Certified Cupping therapist. She has studied at the Kripalu School of Yoga under the guidance of Larissa Hall Carlson, Michelle Dalbec, Sudhir Jonathan Foust ,Coby Kozslowski, and Shiva Rea. She has studied with Balarama Chandra Das & Dr. John Doulliard at Kripalu’s School of Ayurveda. Olivia received her first certification from Shiva Shanti Yoga School, training with Shivadasi a Jivamukti master teacher, and Ma Ba a Sanskrit scholar. She has led Yoga Retreats in France and the United States. 

Come as you are is her approach to Yoga. Her classes are empowering and intentional. She blends her sequences with focused breath work and fluid movements. She adapts her sequencing to suit the needs of the student creating a safe space for practitioners to explore their Yoga practice.

Amber Willett

YOGA TEACHER | Bliss Dealer

An RYT200, Amber has been practicing vinyasa and yin yoga on and off since 2017, and cultivated a daily practice over the last year. Her favorite part of the yoga practice is off the mat. Meditation, pranayama, the yamas, and niyamas are key elements of Amber’s practice. Yoga has brought her peace with her inner struggles and a loving relationship with her body. She has developed an awareness of her body that has aided her in Eating Disorder recovery and taught her to listen to the sensations and cues that her body gives.

After completing a mentorship for Eating Disorders, Amber decided to deepen her knowledge even more, enrolling in a Mindful, Trauma informed YTT with Yoga Medicine. She provides her students with tools to maneuver through the stages of recovery, as well as other universal challenges. Her goal is to help others on their mental and emotional healing journey to discover the amazing benefits of yoga that she discovered years ago.

 

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