Welcome to the Daily Downward Dog

Yoga Instruction, Yoga Teacher Training, International Yoga Retreats, and Inspiration from Maria Santoferraro, E-RYT 500

Santosha In Santorini

September 30 – October 6, 2018

Hang Ten Meditation

Got ten minutes? Try out Maria’s free guided meditation videos with the sound of the surf to relax you.

Women of Wisdom Sedona Yoga Retreat

February 2019 – Details Coming Soon!

Latest Inspiration from The Daily Downward Dog

Retreat to the Beach!

Sing it with me, "I don't want to work, I just want to yoga on the beach all day!" Before summer slips away, it's time to take a well deserved retreat to the beach. If you live in northeast Ohio, Lake Erie has beautiful beaches, and I am blessed to share beach yoga on...

Summer of Love

Woo hoo! Summer has arrived and along with it a host of fun outdoor activities (like beach yoga) and so many things to do that yoga, and especially meditation practices can get pushed off the to-do list. This summer I've decided to make a dedication to my meditation...

Hours of Relaxation

I frequently mention in my yoga classes the importance of nurturing and taking good care of yourself, getting enough rest and sleep, and doing things that are enjoyable and bring you pleasure. I heeded my own advice recently and pampered myself with a complimentary...

Let it Go!

It's been a few months since I returned from my yoga retreat in Sedona and the experience of sharing two yoga workshops at the Sedona Yoga Festival. I feel really blessed to have visited such a beautiful place and to have these opportunities and I wanted to share a...

JOMO

Are you familiar with the acronym FOMO? This terms was introduced to me recently, and it describes a mental state that most of us are familiar with, the Fear of Missing Out. Let's face it, there are just too many channels begging for our attention these days, so it is...

Pictures of Yoga In Paradise

Wow, since last April it has been a crazy awesOMe year full of many blessings, new yogi friends, spiritual growth, and incredible yoga trips and adventures around the world. All of this goodness has kept me blissfully busy, so much so that I have been remiss in...

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