Cindy Mastry was introduced to yoga by her Grandmother Ann Ree Colton in the ate 60’s, and began practicing at an early age, first with Lilias Folan on TV and with Vishnudevananda’s classic yoga text on her own. Cindy hasa background in dance and also worked in the fitness industry on and off since the late seventies, always maintaining a home yoga practice. Today, focused only on Yoga, Cindy originally founded and now co-owns YogaEtcStudio with Jen Lowery. She isa registered yoga teacher through Yoga Alliance (E-RYT) trained in classicalAshtanga Yoga at Mount Madonna Institute in California, home of the globallyrespected teacher and spiritual leader Baba Hari Dass, who inspires “teach tolearn”. Cindy has also studied with Kate Potter, Sharon Gannon and David Life, Larry Schultz, Gary Kraftsow, Jon Kest, Bryan Kest, Tias Little, Judith Lassiter and Tony Nenov. She is currently enrolled in Georg Feuerstein’s 800 hour History and Philosophy of Yoga Teacher Training program. Her style blends knowledge learned from all of her teachers to encourage a practice that teaches not only asana, but the fundamental principles of all of the 8 limbs of yoga. Cindy volunteers her time at the Veterans Administration in St. Petersburg, for the Exalted Warrior Foundation which is a yoga program designed for wounded warriors in military and veteran hospital facilities.
YogaEtc Studio, St.Pete FL.