Susan Mondi

Describe yourself in three words: Fun, inquisitive, seeker
Why do you teach Yoga?
It keeps me present and young at heart. No other job in the world requires me to consciously breathe all day long.
What inspires you?
Children, anyone who asks questions 
Where did you get your training/certifications?
I have several certifications and have attended yoga workshops and trainings in all different styles since 1987. The biggest influence on my skill as a teacher has been from teaching yoga to thousands of students over the last 15 years-On the job training. My style is derived from the yoga tools that are the most effective and most pleasureable ways to live a conscious, healthy and loving life.
Studio owner;Yoga Training Director and an E-RYT500, susan has studied various yoga styles and yoga fusion formats for more than 25 years, including Baptiste Power Vinyasa, ISHTA, Kundalini, Yin, Restorative, Prenatal, Yoga Nidra and Therapeutic Yoga. Susan teaches within the framework of Kriya yoga using the tools of the 8-limbs of yoga. Her classes class are sequenced uniquely to inspire strength, flexibility and conscious awareness. Expect your yoga practice to surprise you.

Susan is the creator, director and lead trainer of the Thrive Yoga Teacher Trainings. Thrive Yoga Trainings have graduated more than 300 yoga teachers who today continue to uniquely influence yoga in America (and other countries). Thrive Yoga Trainings specialize in helping students discover and develop their unique voice as a human being and as a yoga teacher.



Susan Mondi instructs the following:
  • Vinyasa Flow - Beginner/Intermediate
  • Everything alive, vibrates! Celebrate being alive with creatively sequenced asana to live musical vibrations!
    Sweat Factor: 8
    Chill Factor: 5

  • Vinyasa Flow - Beginner
  • Popular flowing style of yoga known for practicing deep breathing and increasing self-awareness and fitness. Students who like moving with breath to build heat, strength, and flexibility favor vinyasa yoga. Expect unique sequences and a wide range of music.
     
    Sweat Factor: 8
    Chill Factor:    5
     

  • Hatha Yoga - Beginner/Intermediate
  • A well-rounded yoga class exploring postures (asanas); breathing exercises and energy balance (pranayama). Classes include training in: pose alignment; relaxation techniques; concentration, meditation. Expect to improve your overall sense of well-being.
     
    Sweat Factor: 7
    Chill Factor:    7

  • Warm Hatha - Beginner/Intermediate
  • A well-rounded yoga class exploring postures (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama) and energy balancing, in a room gently heated to around 78 degrees. Classes include training in: pose alignment; relaxation techniques; concentration, meditation. Expect to improve your overall sense of well-being.

    Sweat Factor: 8
    Chill Factor: 7


  • Open Hatha ($12)
  • A well-rounded yoga class exploring postures (asanas); breathing exercises and energy balance (pranayama). Classes include training in: pose alignment; relaxation techniques; concentration, meditation. Expect to improve your overall sense of well-being.

    Sweat Factor: 6
    Chill Factor: 7


  • LIVE MUSIC Flow
  • Combine the joy of live music with the popular flowing style of yoga known for practicing deep breathing and increasing self-awareness and fitness. Joining your community in movement and play, expect to stretch and strengthen the body, and groove all the way down to your cellular membranes! 
     
    Sweat Factor: 8
    Chill Factor: 5