Monica Valdez (E-RYT 200, RYT 500 & YTRX 800) was first certified as a yoga instructor at the 200 hour level from Purple Yoga in 2011. She was trained by Purple's director and founder Joe Vogt and by Senior Instructor Bonnie Knight. Monica also holds an advanced certification at the 800 hour level in specialized training in Yoga Therapy though Loyola Marymount University--she received her advanced training from some of our country's top doctors and therapists. 


Not only does Monica love teaching group classes including Vinyasa, Restorative and Yin, but she has also found her advanced studies to be very rewarding, with the individualized work therapeutic clients to be as gratifying.


Monica is bilingual and also enjoys teaching yoga in Spanish. Her teaching style reflects a true passion and gratitude to help and empower her students.