Instructors

Carolina Balan

Founder

Not knowing that taking a yoga class at the local gym would
end up changing her life, Carolina Balan took her first Anusara
yoga class in 2010 and knew she had found her passion. A passion
that would also heal the decades of suffering with chronic asthma, allergies, inflammation, depression, insomnia, and the inevitable excess weight gains.

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Jo Aparicio

Instructor

Jo Aparicio is a dedicated Ashtanga practitioner. She is a student
of the well-known instructor, Patrick Nolan, who studied alongside
Sharath Jois, grandson of The founder of Ashtanga yoga-Sri Pattabhi
Jois, in Mysore, India. Jo brings her knowledge and passion of this beautiful, spiritual practice to Miami Vedic Center to spread the magic of Ashtanga with others. "practice, all is coming."

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Melanie Rae Perez

Instructor

After many years of dancing ended with an injury, Melanie’s transitioned her love of movement from dance to yoga. In 2018, she completed her 200-hour training under the direction of Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 and was mentored and guided by Bianca Mestre-Cabrero. Over the past few years Melanie has gone on to teach at local studios and gyms throughout Miami.

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