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Maria Patella

Maria Patella

Maria Patella

E-RYT-200 | Teacher

Maria Patella has over 30 years of broad-reaching experience in yoga, health, fitness, wellness and coaching. In addition to her certifications in asana (Anusara) and coaching (Wellcoaches), Maria has utilized her experience in the university (Duke) and corporate (GE R&D) setting as well as online as an exercise specialist (Women’s Health Magazine), among others. Through her teaching, she shares her passion for uncovering the full spectrum of human capability with her students. Maria’s classes skillfully weave thought-provoking contemplation and meaningful movement, to invite her students to uncover and discover how yoga asana, meditation and the study of the ancient Indian texts can assist one in living their best life. For the past decade, she has been immersed in studying the texts and philosophy of the Kashmir Shaivite Tradition and is an Authorized Neelakantha Meditation Teacher, as taught by Blue Throat Yoga, initiating
students in the householder tradition.

Maria is delighted and grateful to have landed at The Bindu and looks forward to being of service to the community. Bring The Light! To read more about Maria, go to


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