United StatesCertified 500 hour Viniyoga Teacher, Certified Viniyoga Therapist
Teaching since 1997 in the tradition of T. Krishnamacharya. Hold my Yoga Therapy Practice in Belmont CA. Lead International Retreats since 2017
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Susana Maria Laborde-Blaj
United States
Certified 500 hour Viniyoga Teacher, Certified Viniyoga Therapist
English, Spanish, French

My name is Susana Laborde-Blaj, I'm a certified Yoga Therapist* recognized by the International Association of Yoga Therapy, a certified Viniyoga teacher and a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider, teaching yoga since 1996 and leading international yoga retreats since 2017.

I hold my practice in Belmont, California, offer group sessions online, and private Yoga Therapy both online and in person.

​Passionate about teaching yoga, I also love being in Nature, strolling, hiking and kayaking, taking photographs, reading poetry and chanting by the sea.

Yoga Education:

1996, Mexico City, Mexico: Yoga Teacher Training with Federico Enriquez, Indra Devi's student, in the tradition of T. Krishnamacharya

2008, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.: 200hr Yoga Alliance Certification with Sarahjoy Marsh. 1 year of apprenticeship with mentors Sarahjoy Marsh and Liz Eisman​​

2012: I began to study with my teacher, Gary Krafstow

2015, California, U.S.A.: Completed 500hr Viniyoga Teacher Training with 500hr Yoga Alliance Certification

2018, California, U.S.A.; Completed Yoga Therapist Training with the American Viniyoga Institute (AVI), certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists

I thank my teacher Gary Kraftsow, my mentor Mary Hilliker, Dawn Summers, the AVI Faculty, Federico & Cristina Enriquez, Chase Bossart, Leslie Kaminoff, Virginia Filip, Sarahjoy Marsh and Liz Eisman, among others.

I especially thank all my students and clients throughout the years, you all have been an inspiration to me.