Monica is the founder and creative director of Yoga for the Peaceful, a soulful green community yoga studio, as well as Yoga Rocks the Butte Winter Festival in Crested Butte, Colorado.
She is an assistant, mentor, and teacher trainer in Shiva Rea's Samudra Global School for Living Yoga, is featured on her own TV program, Yoga Mountain High, and has three wonderful sons. She teaches Prana Flow Energetic Vinyasa, in which her classes are infused with music, poetry, and an element of spontaneity and joy. Her affectionate and motivational style of teaching is fueled by her studies in the law of attraction, oneness consciousness, and Buddhism.
She is devoted to her guru; Neem Karoli Baba, her teacher in the Buddhist tradition; Lama Tsultrim Allione, and her Maha teacher; Shiva Rea. She is proud of her Colombian roots and teaching bilingual workshops and retreats, which is one of her favorite things. Monica enjoys living the mountain lifestyle with her loved ones, surfing whenever she can, and is devoted to raising the collective vibration!