Deborah O'Neil 200RYT Universal Yoga Instructor - Reiki Master, Thai Yoga Teacher

Deborah O’Neil (RYT-200) has been practicing yoga for 12 years and has studied many styles of in her yoga journey. She is currently pursuing RYT-500 level certification through Inner Peace Yoga in Colorado.

Her classes combine the influences of Universal Yoga as she learned from her teacher, Mariano Ardissone of Miami and of Ashtanga Yoga, which she practiced for many years. In the inspiration of Universal Yoga, Deborah’s classes utilize cross-mats, opening students to a flowing, multi-plane, athletic and creatively sequenced practice that balances body, mind and spirit. Deborah teaches from her heart, encouraging joy, playfulness and self-acceptance in her students. She is also a Reiki Master and has studied Thai Yoga Massage with the Vedic Conservatory. She uses both Reiki and Thai yoga in her classes to offer deep relaxation and stress relief.

A writer and journalist, Deborah holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from the University of South Florida and a master’s degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from Florida International University.