My blogs

About me

Occupation Yoga Teacher
Introduction Monnie was brought up in the east end of London, an incorrigible mix of Spanish Basque and Russian.She has a degree in Environmental Science.In the early 80's she joined a Permaculture group in London and sstudied Traditional Chinese Medicine,becoming a qualified Shiatsu Practitioner. She also taught rock climbing and mountaineering for a time. She spent much of the late 90's travelling. Upon her return she stumbled upon Ashtanga yoga. Much change happened. Ashtanga has been her primary practice and Patanjali's Yoga Sutras the basis of her approach.She is also influenced by the Bihar and Vivekananda Schools in India. In 2008 Monica lived and taught Yoga in Melbourne Australia and in 2009 in Vietnam. She continues to teach in London, Europe and wherever invitations may take her! For more Bio please go here
Interests Becoming a Jedi warrior, philosophy, music.
Favorite Movies North by Northwest, Himalaya, Goodbye Berlin, any Indiana Jones film, Blade Runner, Solaris, Silent Running, Some Like it Hot, Michael Clayton, Grand Torino
Favorite Music Anthony and the Johnsons, Prince, Vaughan Williams, David Bowie, Cameo
Favorite Books The Wonderful Life of Oscar Wao by Juno Diaz, The Golden Ass by Apuleius, Memoirs of Benvenuto Cellini, Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates by Tom Robbins, Love in a Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez