Maria Johnson is a veteran yoga teacher of nearly twenty years and the founder of the Settled Life Yoga School, 200-hour yoga teacher training program, a Yoga Alliance registered yoga school.
She teaches alignment based asana in her international retreats and workshops, teacher trainings and community classes in a style inspired through the Krishnamacharya classical yoga lineage and training in many different yoga disciplines.
Maria draws on an extensive knowledge base of anatomy and physiology as it applies in yoga asana and specializes in welcoming anyone, in any season of life to practice safely, sensibly and from the heart. She is trusted by a range of clients including professional athletes in the NBA, NFL and NHL.
Maria is registered through the Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500, an RPYT (registered prenatal teacher), a continuing education provider (YACEP) and is a two-term legacy brand ambassador for Lululemon. At home, she is the devoted mother of four children, a vegan environmentalist and a lifelong student. She holds a BA in History: emphasis in South Asian studies and a minor in Art History and is involved with sharing conservation education as a Hawk docent with Hawkwatch International.
She hosts custom luxury retreats in Costa Rica and is available for travel or can host private and corporate yoga and wellness services in house or at Blue Sky Resort in Wanship, Utah.