Lecturer in Dance
Sonya Sanmateu is an E-RYT 200, RYT 500-hour registered yoga teacher through the Yoga Alliance. She is certified in therapeutic and restorative yoga, as well as trauma-informed yoga. Her style is to teach a slow-flow asana class, with emphasis on the breath, mindfulness, and tools towards meditation that are in alignment with the flow of the seasons to support harmony and ease in the body, mind, and breath as one integrative whole.
Sanmateu teaches yoga as part of somatic practices for dancers in the Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College. She also teaches yoga in a residential treatment facility that specializes in eating disorders, and group classes in local studios and private sessions with a therapeutic application, both in Westchester County and New York City.