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PasternakAlison Yoga Retreat Testimonial
"I am very picky about my yoga teachers and Sonia more than measures up to my criteria of knowledgable, experienced, confident teachers, who lead creative and fun classes. Sonia also organized outings everyday where we got to see and experience all the beauty and magnificence of Iceland. I have been on numerous yoga retreats prior to this one, but my memories from this retreat stand out and will last a lifetime."

- Alison P.

"Going on one of Sonia's retreats was the best decision I’ve made.  As I am going through big shifts in life, this retreat helped me to clear my mind, put things in perspective and go back with confidence and excitement about the changes I want to make.  I love the way Sonia led her classes. She makes you feel so at ease, calm and welcomed.  I came back as a new person and everyone noticed it.  Can’t wait for the next adventure!"

- Dina A.

Leigh Gathright International Yoga Retreat Testimonial
"Sonia’s gentle nature has allowed me to stay grateful, let go of judgment, adopt trust (as a measure of discernment), and always be thankful. I can guarantee each attendee will leave Sonia’s retreat better for the long-haul with a way of caring for others and our planet through yoga, mindfulness, journaling and meditation. Sonia puts the reset, reflect and renew into retreat."

- Leigh G.

JoAnn V Herness Individual Yoga Classes Testimonial
“Sonia teaches with a perfect balance in strength of spirit and body. Her unpretentious guidance in our individual yoga journey allows for a safe and deep practice. She believes in the power of a healthy mind and body and helps me to keep focused on my yoga path.”

- JoAnn H.

Corporate Wellness Training Testimonial
"She led the discussion with sincerity and a touch of humor, how refreshing! The opportunity to collaborate with the audience... helped many of us visualize various barriers and commitments, ways that we invest into our health, and the outlets we choose to strengthen our health."

- Sarah I. (on corporate wellness)

Corporate Wellness Workshop Testimonial
"Our company loved having Sonia Azad come and talk about how Health is Wealth. She was prepared and broke everything down into very manageable, practicable take-aways. She offered a casual style that invited attendees to interact and brainstorm together. She was light-hearted and funny, but also spoke intelligently about the information presented. We all left with free and easy, actionable items to begin adding to our daily lives which will result in happier, healthier co-workers."

- Trista G.

Dr. Brad Schwall Corporate Wellness Workshop Testimonial
"Sonia's Workplace Wellness Workshop was insightful, practical and impactful for the staff of our large nonprofit organization. Sonia teaches in the best way possible, through experience. Her ability to engage learners and articulate material clearly led our team to learn, while, most importantly, achieving a sense of peace and a focus on the moment. Our team left the time with Sonia smiling and relaxed. There even seemed to be some sense of relief from connecting in such a meaningful way – something that has been missing in our world in the past couple of years."

- Dr. Brad S.

"I signed up for Sonia’s St Lucia retreat to get in some time with my sister in a beautiful place and do a bit of yoga.  And I got all that and so much more.  Under Sonia’s magic, the group of strangers all felt like brothers and sisters in the end.  Waterfalls, birdsongs and mountain views were much more spectacular as we meditated in and around their beauty.  My body opened up in ways it never has while practicing different schools of yoga. Everything we did was masterfully orchestrated to allow me to be on my personal journey alongside others on a completely different path and feel like we were all moving towards being our best selves.  The honesty and authenticity and did I say fun, that Sonia brought to the retreat was special indeed-truly a soul fulling, heart warming experience."

- Deanann V.

"Sonia is one of the few yoga teachers that teaches the fundamentals of the practice really well.  Her classes incorporate an intuitive flow and she teaches her students how to weather life's challenges with a little more ease.  The lessons taught during her classes and on her retreats have a profound impact on me in day to day life."

- Andrew N.

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