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Lizelle Arzuaga

800 Calle Roberto H Todd, San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Lizelle Arzuaga Teaches

  • Flow Yoga
  • Alignment-Oriented Yoga
  • Fitness Yoga
  • Spiritually-Oriented Yoga
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Specialty Yoga

Languages

SPANISH, ENGLISH

About Lizelle Arzuaga

Seeker, student, teacher, firestarter, spiritual igniter Has passionately shared her path creating community and promoting healthy living for over 20 years. As a corporate consultant and workshop presenter has been able to reach many with her tangible modern approach to...

Seeker, student, teacher, firestarter, spiritual igniter

Has passionately shared her path creating community and promoting healthy living for over 20 years. As a corporate consultant and workshop presenter has been able to reach many with her tangible modern approach to the ancient teachings of yoga. meditation and Ayurveda.

Student of some of the best teachers in the world of this ancient practices has traveled extensively looking for tools to bring to her beloved latin american community. Eternal curiosity always keeps her in the seat of the student and the path of the teacher.

Samadhi Method comes out of these teachings fusion. A health and wellness oriented style of yoga that honors tradition in a non dogmatic or religious fashion making it accessible to a large variety of individuals in diverse settings. "Vida Plena" a program with the basis of healthful practices and hapiness as your natural state of being

Her vision of social change has inspired her to create RESPIRA a social project that brings Meditation and gentle yoga to challenged comunities. and offers a scholarship fund to teachers with a social initiative in place "Yoga is like breathing ... a birth right and it should be available to everyone... free". "I want to see large masses of people practicing in large open spaces breathing and moving like one, motivated by their own desire to be well, guided by the passion in their heart" this is what we set to do though Projecto RESPIRA a space for volunteering and bringing yoga to populations and settings that would normally have access to these practices

Currently offers workshops, trains teachers and students alike in a variety of modalities in Puerto, has her private health and wellness oriented yoga consulting practice. Leads Spiritual adventures and international retreats.

Founder and Executive Director Samadhi Yoga Institute, since yr  2000

Specialized in Health and wellness oriented Yoga practices -

Master Teacher E-RYT 500 Yoga Alliance

Registered Children Yoga Teacher-RCYT

Certifications and recent courses:

  • Primordial Sound Meditation Chopra Center University San Diego California , 2014
  • Perfect Health Instuctor / Ayurveda consulting Certification Chopra Center University, San Diego California 2013
  • Seduction of Spirit Intensive meditation course and immersion Retreat Chopra Center University 2013
  • Journey into Healing Course Depak Chopra And Dr. Andrew Weil – Integrative Medicine 2013
  • Permaculture concept and design Instituto Peruano de Permacultura Lurin, Peru 2012
  • Health and wellness Ellements training Intensive and weekend intensive Intermediate / Advanced - John Friend - Miami Fla, - 2011
  • Body as a Temple Teacher Intensive With Shiva Rea and the Directors of the CVN Kalari Temple - Gurukaal Sthya Narayan and Rajashekaran Nayar at Thiruvanathapuram Kerala, India- 2010
  • Pranaflow Teacher intensive - with Shiva Rea - Kerala India and workshops with Shiva Kumar (Nada yoga and Indian classical music teacher) -Somatheeram Ayurveda Clinic Kerala India - 2010
  • Anusara Yoga Workshop –mixed and Avanced levels – John Friend – Miami Fla. February 2009
  • Thai massage course L1– THAI International Thai Alliance- Bob Hadaad, San Juan, P.R 2008
  • Course Swedish massage and Spa- P.R. Massage and Body Work Institute, San Juan P.R. 2008
  • Course Budokon Yoga Flow. Budokon Intl. Academy - Kancho Cameron Shane, P.R  2007.
  • Certification – Children’s and Teens, Karma Kids Yoga NYC, 2004
  • Certified  Vinyasa “Power Yoga”. Baptiste Institute - Baron Baptiste, Cambridge, MA, 2001. Tulum Mexico
  • Certified IYT Institute - Joseph Le Page, Santa Bárbara, CA, 2000. herapeutically oriented Training
  • Certified instuctor Hatha y  Raja Yoga. Yoga Institute of Houston, TX, 2000.
  • Business of Yoga, Lex Gillian Yoga Institute of Houston, TX, 2000.
  • Mind and Body and the Relaxation Response Professional series Courses - Dr.Herbert Benson  from Harvard Mind and Body Institute, Omega Conference NYC, 1998
  • Personal Fitness Trainer ACE, The American Council on Exercise, 1992 

    Professional Memberships:

  • Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher E-500 RYT and School 200 and 300 hrs
  • IAYT, 2001 - Present
  • Yoga Research and Education Center, 2001
  • Master Member of IDEA International, 1992

Experience:

  • Conference workshop and seminar presenter since 1993
  • Optimum Fitness Concept inc. , Health and Wellness Corporate Consultant , Since 1997 Various Corporations including (Johnson & Johnson, Hemisférica Intl., Comercial Centers Management, Baxter, Compaq, Elizabeth Arden, Telefónica de P.R among many others)
  • Regional Director of Bienestar International Inc. en P.R 1998-99
  • De Magazin TV program - Luis Vigoreaux and Desiree Laury - regular collaborator special yoga section 2001-2003
  • Program Director of Samadhi Yoga’s 200 hr Yoga Alliance Registered Teachers Training Certification Program since  2002
  • Developer of Children Yoga professional program Semillas de Luz– consultant for schools and organizations, Teachers trainer and Director of the yoga program at La Casa Montesori  San Juan P.R since 2003
  • Consultant and profesor of the TV series Objetivo Fama, Univision P.R., 2005 -2006.
  • Creator and Founder of Yoga Aérea Internacional system, workshop presenter and Teacher Trainier of Aerial Yoga 2008 - present
  • Founder of Organización RESPIRA non profit organization 2010

Awards:

  •   Natural Choice Awards “Oasis para el Alma” - Best Yoga Studio 2011

    Research and Investigation:

  • Director and facilitator of clinical program for the First and only published Paper Study in P.R.  for Psychology Doctoral Thesis Dra. Joylinn Suarez Kindy Yoga and Depression Dr. Pedro Albizus Campos University 2006

Regular collaborations:

  • El Nuevo Día – And Primera Hora News Papers and Health and wellness magazines  (Imagen, Caras, Buena Vida, Natural Awakenings)
  • Variety Radio and TV productions

    Other Academic studies:

  • BFA, Syracuse University, N.Y. 1990

Other Professional Experience:

As the Director of Samadhi Yoga Institute for over fifteen years she has sponsored and produced dozens of events hosting a wide array of local and international teachers and speakers in a variety of lineages and schools related to yoga, meditation, music, art, nutrition and holistic health .

Samadhi Yoga Institute has been involved in community oureach and education locally and Internationally since the begining.  In 2010 Lizelle Arzuaga founded Organización Respira to help bring integrative wellness programs to underserved comunities of social and economic challengein Puerto Rico. Samadhi Yoga Institute has regular by donation classes and events to help fund it’s own programs.

Currently leads 200, 300 hr. Teacher Trainings Private health, wellness and recovery oriented consulting and one on one training practice and International Retreats

First Registered March 2006
25278 Teaching Hours
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider

Teaching Experience

Current
Current

Samadhi Yoga Ayurveda Institute

September 2000 - Current
800 Calle Roberto H Todd, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Current

Samadhi Yoga Institute

January 2000 - Current
PR-2
San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
First Registered March 2006
25278 Teaching Hours
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider YACEP® Profile 

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