As a DominiNuyoRican (NYer of Dominican & Puerto Rican roots), Minerva came to yoga at a time when she was able to be receptive to its healing and magic. The connection of body, breath and soul, made from a continuous practice, is in every way what keeps Minerva deeply devoted. Minerva teaches with love and a passion to bring her students into their bodies, their strength and their hearts. Through teaching, Minerva is able to spiritualize the physical form through creative vinyasa sequencing, alignment cues, breath awareness, mudras, and mantras while honoring the wisdom of Yoga and Ayurveda. Each class leads to an organic unfolding, each step preparing us for the next, culminating in a deep relaxation and introspection. Minerva's classes are full of dope tunes, creative sequencing and some NYC DominiRican flavor. Passionately dedicated to creating healing spaces through Yoga, Ayurveda and the sharing of truths, she is never shy to offer her compassion, intelligence or magic to make it possible. When she isn’t teaching you can find her in one of her PhD classes, laying in her hammock with her doggie or in the kitchen cooking for friends.