Dedicated to Yoga, Healing and Happiness
I am ready and honored to support you in your Mastery to Wholeness ~ Namaste
Founder/Owner of Shanti Heart
“Ma Shanti (Gloria) is a person who demonstrates a passion for craft through unconditional love and compassion. She has inspired me to live more fully, to care for my health and live in the present moment. I feel very fortunate to have her in my life.”
“A blessing, Ma Shanti’s (Gloria Ruiz) knowledge and wisdom are vast and deep and her delivery spoke to my soul and it was always in a way I could understand and internalize well. I cannot say enough good things about this woman, let her in your life and you will be blessed! ”
HOLISTIC LIFE COACH
Ma Shanti offers a range of coaching options to meet your desire to live a mindful and embodied life. Engaging in holistic life coaching could be for you if:
- You are stuck in unhealthy patterns of body, heart, and mind and can’t seem to find a way out alone.
- You feel sometimes overwhelmed and tired of trying to figure it out and end up with the same patterns and results affecting your mind/body wellbeing and a sense of disconnection and isolation.
- You desire to feel at home in your own body and at ease and resilient in your life – Living your purpose.
- You desire to growth a healthier more loving relationship with Self and others. Your relationship dynamic is not working for you.
Holistic Life coaching is a journey to what you desire most … inner peace, self-acceptance, healing, loving relationships and happiness!
Practice and embrace a holistic approach to your life, allow awareness to become your wholeness. The path is filled with turns and changes in direction into feeling the best you ever. It is a gentle reminder that no effort on this path is ever wasted … your journey begins by taking your first step! Ma Shanti (Gloria) is a certified life coach through Mastery Systems, Yoga therapist, and ayurveda consultant ready to support you on your path to mastering wholeness. Ma Shanti (Gloria) has worked with many in our community and each time – the path unfolds through insight, guidance from within yourself and the awakening of your divine awareness.
No effort on this path is ever wasted…
MEDITATION is your best medication
The most important habit you can adopt for wellness is meditation. Meditation helps to form all other habits, it helps you to become more peaceful, more focused, less worried about discomfort, more appreciative and attentive to everything in life. Schedule time to learn how meditation can create space and peace where before there was none.
Meditation is the mental exercise of focusing all your attention, moment to moment, Allow me to guide and teach you the many ways and techniques to become skillful in managing your everyday life with ease, openness and awareness.
Meditation is a silent heart, a peaceful mind which can make life more loveable
YOGA THERAPY is my therapy
Our Private Yoga therapy sessions are based on a holistic, client-centered approach to support our clients with challenges at every stage of life on their path toward inner peace and personal healing. personalized guidance through the teachings and practices of whole spectrum of Yoga to support individuals living with, or in recovery from, illness, injury, or adverse health conditions.
Gloria a Certified Yoga therapist uses a combination of Yogic techniques to guide the client through an individualized practice that promotes wellness for body and mind. Sessions may include physical poses, breathing practices, meditation, guided relaxation, Yoga philosophy, and stress-reduction techniques, all adapted to suit the client’s condition and goals.
Yoga Therapy focuses on increasing quality of life, not on curing diseases
- Want to feel more calm and focused?
- Want to sleep through the night?
- Want to enhance your energy, vitality, and mental clarity?
- Want to feel nourished and pain free?
- Want integrated care for a medical condition?
Ayurveda places great emphasis on the maintenance of health through close attention to balance in one’s life, right thinking, diet, lifestyle and the use of herbs. This knowledge helps people understand how to create and bring about balance according to one’s own unique constitution and the current emotional and physical stresses in people’s lives.
Some of the lifestyle tools Gloria uses with clients include dietary modifications, daily routine adjustments, contemplative practices, breathing and movement techniques, herbal formulas and body therapies used to address local physical conditions. It is our goal to support you through your healing journey with not only great skill and knowledge but also with compassion and understanding.
Ayurveda teaches us to cherish our innate-nature -
"to love and honor who we are"
Ma Shanti (Gloria) is your primary instructor for the training. Ma Shanti’s training includes:
- E-RYT 500
- Yoga Therapist- Registered with IAYT
- Ayurveda Lifestyle Consultant with Amrit Yoga Institute
- Energy Healing Practitioner
- Mastery Systems Life coach
- B.A in Psychology
- Member of Psi Chi honor society
Ma Shanti is a sensitive, creative and earth conscious spirit by nature. When yoga found her she understood that complete healing was in her hands. It was like coming home. Ma Shanti suffered from depression and sudden panic attacks from a young age. For the last eighteen years, she has been devoted to her practice and growth as she supports others to embrace their own path. Ma Shanti has been guiding yoga classes, workshops, retreats and a lifestyle consulting practice for over sixteen years.
Rooted in Classical Hatha, and influenced by many styles like Vinyasa Flow, Viniyoga, Restorative and gentle yoga. Her classes are fun, focused, and very naturally flowing; lightheartedly exploring and embracing our shared humanness.
Ma Shanti had the blessed opportunity to study yoga therapy under the guidance of Dr. Omanad in India that gave her the greatest chance to dive into the depths of yoga, beyond the physical. Ma Shanti also brings pranayama and meditation into each class providing a truly balanced, grounded and holistic experience.
Tell us how we can support you on your journey!
We are conveniently located 3 miles from East Lake Road off of Tarpon Springs Rd.
We are centrally located to Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco county – 10 minutes from Citrus Park, Westchase or Trinity area.
We look forward to seeing you on the mat!