Anne-Rene Petrarca

Anne-René is a dancer, choreographer, Alexander Technique teacher and the artistic director of Sculpted Motion. She began her yoga studies back in New York City in the late 1990's. In 2008 she received her Vinyasa yoga teaching certification from the White Lotus Foundation where she studied with Ganga White and Tracey Rich. She is inspired and influenced by her many NYC teachers: Sara Baird, Erin Dudley, Keith Borden, the many teachers from Cindi Lee's Om Yoga Center, Laughing Lotus Yoga and the anatomical teachings of Irene Dowd and Leslie Kaminoff. Other influences are Krishnamurti, Ram Das, Deepak Chopra and Kundalini yoga. Anne-René creates movement meditations that are physically challenging, inform the consciousness and inspire the heart. Her class intertwines asana with breath, attention to transition, hand mudras, chanting and poetry.