4 More Sleeps

Until the awesome Zumbacation!!

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There is Still Time to Sign up for Beach Yoga in Punta Cana!

Are you as excited as I am to get to Punta Cana?! The beach, sunshine, and Jeananne's awesome Zumba classes are calling out our names!

If you were thinking about joining me for yoga classes in Punta Cana, it is not too late! When you pack your bags this week, fold up a yoga mat and place it on the bottom of your suitcase so you are ready for yoga.

There are options to purchase unlimited yoga classes or to drop in to as many as you like. You are welcome to pay with check or cash in Punta Cana, or if you would like to pay with a credit card, please email me and I can invoice you through PayPal.

This year I've added some new sunrise beach yoga classes and a special evening yoga class on the beach to soak up the energy from the moon!

Keep reading for more information!

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Beach Yoga with Maria Santoferraro, E-RYT 500

NEW! Sunrise Yoga | 6:30 – 7:30 AM – on the BEACH (bring a beach towel)

Sunday Jan 22, Tuesday Jan 24, Friday Jan 27

Rise & Shine Yoga | 8:15 – 9:15 AM | Jan 21-26 (6 days this year!)

Start you funtastic day with a inspirational and invigorating yoga practice that is suitable for all-levels. We'll start out with warm-ups and proceed to step-by-step yoga instruction, providing you with an active yet gentle practice that focuses on breath work, strengthening of the core and back, stretching, toning, relaxation and meditation. This class will help you open up areas of tightness, such as hips and shoulders, and get you moving with basic Sun Salutations sequences—always with suggestions for modifications. You will leave this class feeling refreshed, energized, and ready to Zumba!

Afternoon Delight Yoga | 3:15 – 4:00 PM | Jan 21 – Jan 26 (6 days this year!)

The afternoon yoga will start with a grounded and healing yoga practice combined with meditative breathing to help you redirect your prana (energy) and breath into releasing tension and stress from the body and to prepare you for the evening dance activities. We'll focus on deeper, restorative stretches and meditation. You'll leave feeling nurtured, relaxed, and ready to dance the night away. All-levels are welcome.

NEW Moon Beach Yoga! | Wednesday, January 25 | 8:30-9:30 PM | On the beach!

New Moons are magical and mystical. They are a time to plant seeds for the future. They open an energetic door through which we can invite our hopes and dreams to enter. The new moon is full of possibility making it the perfect time to delve deep into your yoga practice, connect with Mother Nature, and experience a renewed sense of possibility. Join Maria for a special moonlight beach yoga class as we usher in the first New Moon of 2017. This will be an all-levels practice with chanting and meditation.

New to yoga?

No worries!

I will share the basics of yoga with you in a fun and supportive environment!

The fee to attend unlimited yoga sessions is $85 - a really great value! Please see the details below on how to pre-register for the sessions or you can drop-in to classes throughout the week for $15 each.

Pack your yoga mat, and get ready to breathe, stretch, meditate, relax, feed the soul, and find your bliss in Punta Cana.

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For More Information & Registration

Please feel free to contact me with questions or for additional information.

The fee is $85 for unlimited yoga OR you can pay a $15 drop-in fee per class.


Send your check payable to MariaMedia LLC:

Maria Santoferraro

Daily Downward Dog Yoga

P.O. Box 1024

Bath, Ohio 44210

About Maria Santoferraro, E-RYT 500

Maria spent the past 25 years ravaging her body in the crazy corporate world. Needing a detox from an unhealthy blackberry addiction, boatloads of stress, and an aching back, she sought out a healthier lifestyle and luckily found her physical and spiritual release through the practice of yoga.

Today she is living a balanced and blissful life, teaching yoga, leading international workshops and retreats, sharing yoga inspiration on the Daily Downward Dog, creating meditation videos for Hang 10 Meditation, and also contributing her writing to MindBodyGreen, Elephant Journal, Intent, Yoganonymous, and DoYouYoga.

Her playful, heart-opening teaching combines meditation, breath, alignment, and asana in a blend of Hatha and Vinyasa style yoga that encourages students to quiet their minds, let go, and reconnect to their bodies and breath. Maria incorporates uplifting class themes, music, poetry, laughter, and the spiritual teachings of yoga to create a peaceful environment where students can experience a deep sense of calm and fill up with joy. In 2011 she was able to combine two of her greatest passions – yoga and the beach – to start her summer beach yoga classes on the beautiful shores of Lake Erie, Ohio, where she has shared yoga with hundreds of students.