Maria Mendola

Maria Mendola, RN, MS, E-RYT 500, is both a Structural Yoga therapist and an Integrative Yoga therapist. An avid practitioner of yoga for more than 30 years, and a teacher for 20, Maria’s background as a registered nurse in rehabilitation and women’s health inspired her to pursue yoga as a viable therapeutic milieu. She has completed a number of certifications, including trauma release training and Ayurvedic practitioner training. Maria maintains a private yoga therapy and Ayurvedic consultation practice, and holds faculty positions with various yoga teacher training programs and Integrative Yoga Therapy’s Professional Therapist program. She was instrumental in guiding Canyon Ranch to open their Yoga Rx clinical offering.