Release | Renew | Radiate!
Hello from MariaAlive Therapeutics
For more than 30 years, Maria Shamas (formerly Mendola) has been offering professional training in her specialized school of Functional Yoga Therapy™. Maria also offers one-on-one private sessions and group classes focused on healing the body, mind and soul. Functional Yoga Therapy™, Ayurveda, bodywork, seasonal cleanses and transformative retreats are just some of the methods she uses to guide people toward a greater sensitivity and understanding of perceived limitations.
Whether you are new to yoga, are an experienced yogi, medical practitioner, or spiritual seeker, Maria can help you design an effective plan to help support you through change and/or enhance your already good health. The mission at MariaAlive Therapeutics is to nourish you as you free your unhealthy patterns, leaving you ready to embark on a new chapter or the next thrilling adventure.
Every Yoga Therapist could use a second opinion, when you’re first starting out, or at any time in your career. Now, you can bring in an experienced and respected yoga therapist to consult on your most challenging cases.
Consult Sessions are affordable and can be as brief as 15 minutes.
New: Yoga Therapy Consult Sessions for Practitioners – beginning Summer 2022
For the first time, Maria Mendola Shamas, founder of Functional Yoga Therapy™ and MariaAlive Therapeutics, is offering consult sessions to help you excel in your career.
Women’s Yummy Yoga Retreat
January 5-12, 2024
Enjoy blissful yoga, sunrise beach meditations, Ayurvedic massage, healthy delicious meals, adventures, relaxation and great company in a luxury private villa on a quiet Mexican Riviera beach near Puerto Vallarta.
Functional Yoga Therapy™ is registering for its signature certification course in 2023: FYT Advanced Assessment & Treatment Techniques
The next offering of this course will be a hybrid format of online preparatory work and in-person learning in Tucson, Arizona. The in-person portion of this training is December 8, 9, 10 and 11. Completion of approx. 25hrs of Preparatory Homework (beginning in September) is required prior to the in-person learning.
This course has a new expanded manual including Tele-health concepts, updated lectures in functional movement, and a larger module in Ayurveda for Yoga Therapy; as well as learning and reference videos. Class size is limited. This course is offered in a hybrid in-person and online format. Register soon.