About the Founder
SILVIA NERI, E-RYT200, Founder of The Yoga Trail
Silvia's Yoga teaching focuses on a strong connection between breath and movement, as a means to honor the body, calm the mind, and find harmony within.
We all have unique bodies with limitations and strengths, so understanding the individual range of motion and anatomical differences is key for a safe practice that stimulates the deep potential within ourselves, while recharging the body, and releasing tension and stress.
Silvia was born and raised in Italy and lives in NYC since 2004. She received her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training at Ananda Ashram, NY under the guidance of David Hollander. She is a certified Yin Yoga teacher after a training with Corina Benner at Integral Yoga, NY. She has spent extended periods in India studying Hatha Yoga at the BKS Iyengar Institute in Mumbai, at the Sivananda Ashram in Trivandrum, and she deepened her Ashtanga practice in Mysore in the lineage of K. Pattabhi Jois.
Silvia is also a second level Usui Reiki practitioner. and she incorporates the flow of Reiki energy in her classes to stimulate the natural healing processes in the body.
Silvia has her own channel at Online Yoga TV, a video platform powered by Yoga Magazine, and she appears on Yoga Downloads in the Life Force Project channel.