Maria Colina 

San Francisco, CA 94127
www.shaktiyogasf.com
(650)281-3678: mariayogasf@gmail.com

Education and Certifications 

SIMPLE STEPS TO BUSINESS MANAGEMENT COURSE
Women’s Initiative for Self Employment, San Francisco, CA. Sept - Nov-2013

SHANTI PEER VOLUNTEER TRAINING
The Shanti Project, San Francisco, CA. Jun 2013. www.shanti.org

AYURVEDIC DIET AND LIFESTYLE COUNSELING
College of Ayurvedic, Mount Madonna Institute, Watsonville, CA. Jan -July 2012. www.mountmadonnainstitute.org 

THETA HEALING BASIC COURSE CERTIFICATION
Shine on Healing, Sausalito, CA. Jan, 2012. www.shineonhealing.com

YOGA FOR SCOLIOSIS TRAINING WITH ELISE MILLER
IYISF, San Francisco, CA. Aug, 2011. www.ebmyoga.com

YOGA PHILOSOPHY CERTIFICATION
CIIS, San Francisco, CA. Feb-Dec 2011. www.ciis.edu

ADAPTIVE YOGA THERAPY TRAINING FOR CANCER AND CHRONIC ILLNESS WITH JNANI CHAPMAN
Saint Mary's Hospital, San Francisco, CA. Dec 2009- Jan 2010. www.yogaforpeoplewithcancer.com

YOGA THERAPY CERTIFICATION
Paramanand Institute of Yoga Sciences & Research, San Francisco, CA. Nov 2010. www.paramyoga.org

PRENATAL-POSTNATAL YOGA TEACHER CERTIFICATION WITH JANE AUSTIN
Yoga Tree, San Francisco, CA. Oct 2008. www.janeaustinyoga.com

REIKI MASTER CERTIFICATION
Usui Shiki Ryoho System, Antonia Reaves, Berkeley, CA. Jun, 2007.

SIVANANDA YOGA CERTIFICATION 
Sivananda Yoga Farm, Grass Valley, CA. Oct 2007. www.yogafarm.org

FOUR YEARS OF WESTERN MEDICINE
Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela. January 2001 – June 2005. www.fmed.luz.edu.ve

Languages

Bilingual: Spanish native and fluent in English.
 

Teaching Experience 

YOGINI ENTREPENEUR:
Founder of Shakti Yoga, San Francisco, CA. Nov 2007-present. 

CORPORATE YOGA/MEDITATION:
Kinema Fitness, San Francisco, CA. July 2014 - present. 
LDAC Fitness, San Francisco, CA. July 2014 - present
Bot & Dolly, San Francisco, CA. July 2014 - present. 
Autofuss, San Francisco, CA. July 2014 - present.
BAAQMD, San Francisco, CA. May 2014 - present.
Betabrand, San Francisco, CA. Nov 2013 - May 2014.

STUDIO YOGA:
Bernal Yoga, San Francisco, CA. Jan 2013 - Dec 2013.
The Mindful Body, San Francisco, CA. Jan 2011 - Nov 2013.
The Hanuman Center, San Francisco, CA. Nov 2011 - Jul 2012.
Yoga Mayu, San Francisco, CA. Aug 2011 - Dec 2011.
Moksha Life center, San Francisco, CA. Dec 2009 - Dec 2010.
Yoga at change, San Mateo, CA. Sept 2010 - 2011.
Enthu Yoga, Burlingame, CA. Dec 2006 - Aug 2010.

COMMUNITY YOGA AND GYMS:
OMI Excelsior Beacon Center, SF, CA. Nov 2009-Jul 2010. Sept 2011 - present.
The Salvation Army Kroc Center, SF, CA. Mar 2010 - July 2011.
OMI Richmond Beacon Center, San Francisco, CA. Sept 2010 - Dec 2010.
24 Hour Fitness, San Mateo & San Francisco, CA. Jan 2009 - Sept 2010.

VOLUNTEER AND WORKTRADE
The Shanti Project, San Francisco, CA. Mar 2013 - present
Moving into the Light Women's Retreat. Dragon Fly Center, San Francisco, CA. Nov 2011.
Mother’s Day Weekend Yoga. Wilbur Hot Springs, Wilbur, CA. May 2010.
Live-In Volunteer Yoga Teacher, Sivananda Yoga Center, San Francisco, CA. Nov 2007-July 2008

ASSISTING WORKSHOPS AND RETREATS:
Yoga Tree, Yoga 101 & Restorative Yoga with Brit Forhman, San Francisco, CA. June 2012.
Amma Ashram, Yoga retreat with Gail Stepanek, San Ramon, CA. June 2011 & June 2010.
Saint Mary's Hospital, Yoga for seniors & cancer patients, San Francisco, CA 2010