MariAnna began practicing yoga as a means to control the symptoms of chronic tension headaches. The more MariAnna practiced yoga, the more she was able to integrate yoga principles into her everyday life and carry the peace of yoga off of her mat. Realizing the great benefit of yoga to her mental and physical health, MariAnna became eager to share the benefits of yoga with others, and she completed a 200 hour therapeutics based teacher training program with The Yoga Room in Round Rock, TX. Her goal as a teacher is make yoga accessible for every body and improve the health of communities one yoga mat at a time. In addition to teaching, MariAnna works in public health as a project manager and holds a Master of Public Health degree in Community Health with a concentration in Health Disparities. In her free time, she enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.