With contagious enthusiasm Silvia encourages everyone she meets to love their life. Her expert passion connects people to their own joyful potential. Silvia lives her happiness in such a big way that you can’t help but leave her classes, workshops, trainings and retreats spiritually uplifted! Born in Ecuador, raised traveling around the globe she is an adventure junkie, writer & happiness coach.
After being run over by a car & using yoga to recover physically & emotionally, she owned a Chicagoland yoga studio for 9 years, has taught for 15 yrs with over 11,000 hours of experience. Silvia is currently writing a book about Prescriptions for Happiness and has a popular blog called Loving Your Life, along with producing her “Loving Your Day” videos.
Thru Alchemy Tours, she leads retreats worldwide such as her upcoming Bali, Baja Mexico, and Italy yoga trips. She also founded Alchemy of Yoga, a nationally recognized RYT200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training (Self-Study) Program in its 9th year. Her next training is: Mayacamas Ranch, California December 6-15. Her articles appear regularly in MindBodyGreen as a Wellness Expert, Do You Yoga, Yogi Times, Yoganonymous, The Cultureist, My Yoga Online, and Daily Cup of Yoga amongst others.
Silvia loves making Aperol Spritz while entertaining friends at home, and often helps others redecorate their homes. She dreams of one day living on a beach “almost” full-time and simplifying her closet by 50%.