(RYT) Registered Yoga Teacher
Tania’s Yoga classes and workshops focus on learning to release tension, creating strength, centering the mind and balancing the chakras (energy centers in our body). Class includes Hatha Yoga, guided meditations, Nidra Yoga, (visualization exercises) and Pranayama (breathwork) techniques, energy work with Reiki, chanting and meditative music.
Tania Guerrera, RYT, CYT has been practicing Yoga since 1975 when as a child her mother Nora (also a CYT), began her personal practice and introduced it to her.
Tania Guerrera began to study with Gail Walsh, director and founder of Yoga Mountain during 1993 and became a Certified Yoga Teacher (CYT) in October of 2002.
Tania is a life long meditator, she was initially taught by her mother and the Montessori School she attended as a child in Puerto Rico. She adds Journeying as a skill and tool to enhance the Meditation practice. As a visual artist, poet and spoken word artist, Tania’s guided Visionary Meditations assist in the process of Journeying, energetic expansion and relaxation. She has also spent time learning and participating in Buddhist meditation meetings at Rockland County’s (FOR) Fellowship of Reconciliation.
1st & 2nd Level Certificates
10th Generation, Second Level Usui Reiki Therapist. Studied with Reiki Master, Yolanda Castro, Reiki Master Lic. Acupuncturist, and Feng Shui Consultant.
SHAMANIC HEALINGS and HERITAGE
Introduction to the Shamanic Breathwork™ Experience & Shamanic Ministerial Facilitator Training given by Linda Star Wolf at The Open Center in NYC.
Tania Guerrera was born on the island of Borinquen now known as Puerto Rico therefore she is of Yoruba African, European Spanish and Arawak Indigenous Taino descent which have led her to reclaim and include World Shamanic Cultures in both her creative and healing work.
She has been blessed to sit with and learn from Taino Behikes, Peruvian Shamans, Shamanic Goddesses, Voudun Drum Masters and Rasta Bush Doctors. She was raised by Hippie, open minded parents in tune with altered states of awareness and spiritual exploration.
Level 1-3 Certificates
University of New Mexico
Curanderismo Part 1: Traditional Healing of the Body
Curanderismo Part 2: Traditional Healing of the Spirit/Energy
Curanderismo Part 3: Traditional Healing with Cultural Traditions
FOOD and HEALTH
Introduction to Food and Health (certificate)
On a regular basis, since 2008, Tania serves up plant based meals and home remedies alongside her husband Jolo at their popular, NY Times reviewed, Vegan Restaurant and Juice Bar, Jolo’s Kitchen in New Rochelle. During 2016 a second restaurant Jolo’s, with an events venue was added.