Marisa K. Smith has been a practitioner of yoga for over 10 years. She completed her Interdisciplinary Yoga and Advanced Yoga Teacher Trainings from the Nosara Yoga Institute in 2002 and has been teaching ever since. Marisa opened her own yoga studio in Montana in 2003 and has lead workshops on meditation, Ayurveda, Ashtanga, Transpersonal Psychology, Ecopsychology & Pranayamas. She is gifted at bringing the heights of spiritual teachings down to earth. As a yoga teacher, reiki master, and Vipassana meditator, Marisa lives a path dedicate to whole self healing. Her graduate education was completed at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology where she earned her Master’s degree in Transpersonal Studies. Her passion is sharing the art of yoga as a complete tool for Self empowerment and transformation. As a holistic educator, Marisa has created and taught university courses on Yoga History and Philosophy as well as Eastern Methods of Psychology. Marisa can currently be found teaching yoga in Boise, ID and facilitating international retreats.