Monica graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Psychology degree. Prior to beginning her mind body spirit in harmony journey, she enjoyed a career in the corporate world as a Human Resources Manager at PepsiCo and as an Organizational Effectiveness consultant to numerous Fortune 500 companies. She specialized in interpersonal communications, leadership training, team building and personality style workshops.
Monica discovered Yoga after the birth of her second son in 1998 and has been practicing since then. In 2002 she began her yoga teacher training and is recognized by Yoga Alliance as an ERYT200 and a Registered Training Yoga School. Monica is a Chopra Center Certified Primordial Sound Mantra Meditation teacher, an ACE personal trainer and holds certifications in Thai-Yoga Stretch, Pilates Mat, Pilates Reformer, TRX Suspension Training, Spinning, Body Flow, PowerPlate. and Integrated Energy Therapy. As a Reiki Master and a student of Energy Medicine Monica creates eclectic and unique classes and training programs for her private clients, corporate clients and The Boca Raton Resort. Her passion for bringing a “zen component” into the classes, programs, workshops and retreats adds a depth that defines her style and what lead her to create S.A.C.R.E.D. Yoga and GET FIT Retreats.