Sonya Matejko is a writer and yoga teacher based in New York City. She’s on a mission to help people express and empower themselves mentally, physically, and spiritually. By embracing vulnerability, she hopes to move people toward their highest potential. Sonya completed her 200hr YTT with YogaWorks and is certified in Reiki 1, Yin Yoga, and Exhale to Inhale’s Trauma-Informed Yoga. Sonya teaches heart-first with an emphasis on self-awareness. In her classes, Sonya aims to bring her students back to center through mindful movement and empowering choices. She also blends her writing with yogic philosophy to expand the practice off the mat. When she’s not leading a class or workshop, you’ll find her writing in coffee shops or off exploring the world. Catch her writing on I AM & CO, Medium, Thought Catalog or @aforceofnurture on Instagram.