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Call 928-282-9900






 Johanna Mosca,

author of Cultivate Contentment,

is available for book talks, signings and workshops

Author featured on Fox TV Channel 5

Al Roker's "Good Morning, America"









Offers a 200-Hour Certified Yoga Teacher Training
Contact us to be notified of future YogaLife Academy   Yoga Teacher Training Program dates for ongoing YTT courses towards a 200-hour Yoga Alliance Yoga Teacher Certification-Sedona, AZ and Oceanside, CA



Workshop-Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Partner Yoga

*Come alone or with a Partner
*Learn about Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy
*Enjoy a group centering and deep relaxation
*Receive a relaxing 45-minute partner yoga therapy session
*Be guided to give a soothing 45-minute yoga therapy session
*Gentle bodywork that frees up the spine and tight areas


Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy helps you release emotional and physical tension and promotes deep relaxation through assisted Yoga poses, dialogue and breathing, in a safe, loving space. In this workshop, Johanna will guide partners in giving each other a relaxing and nurturing Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy session. First, the whole group will do a centering and learn about Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy. Then Johanna will guide A-Partners to give a 45-minute session to B-Partners, followed by a break, and then B-Partners will give a similar session to A-Partners. The workshop will end with group sharing and relaxation. Bring your own partner or find one at the workshop.



Johanna Maheshvari Mosca, Ph.D.
is a Certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor and Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist, with over twenty years’ teaching experience. Johanna has been leading retreats for over 17 years as founder of Sedona Spirit Yoga & Hiking. Her Yoga style is based on gentle Kripalu Yoga of self-acceptance and Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and influenced by ten years’ study with Rama Jyoti Vernon and six weeks of study at Desicachars’ Krishnamacharya Yoga School, in India. Johanna is past President of the Arizona Yoga Association and author of YogaLife: 10 Steps to Freedom book, CD set, and cards as well as Cultivate Contentment
: Using Ancient Wisdom to Thrive in Today’s World. Visit  for more information, and read Johanna’s article: Go West, Middle-Aged Woman, Go West!



Johanna's Workshops and Speaking Engagements

Dr. Mosca is an experienced speaker on these topics:

  • More than Just Postures:Understanding the Eight Limbs of Yoga
  • How to Cultivate Contentment at Work, at Home in all Relationships
  • Transforming Upsets using the four D's-- Distinguish, Detach, Dip
    (in Forgiveness, Gratitude & Humor), and Design
  • Team Building to Heighten Performance and Productivity
  • Applying Patanjali's Yoga Sutras to Enhance Everyday Life
  • From Now On:  A Clearing to Create Intentions to Excel at Being You! 
    How to make a fresh start in life using ten basic yoga principles

  • Why do Yoga? "Show me what it can do for me!"
  • The Yoga of Writing: Understanding My Writing Process
  • An Introduction to the World of Hindu Gods and Goddesses
  • Sedona's legends and mystical vortex energy 

Call 928-282-9900 to schedule a speaking engagement

"Learning to Live Our Yoga " Workshop --
Apply Patanjali's Yoga Sutras to Daily Life

Enjoy Relaxing Partner Poses * 8 Credit Hrs in Yoga Philosophy
Join Johanna (Maheshvari) as she makes yoga philosophy easy and relevant to everyday life.  She will guide you and a partner to give each other a brief, in-depth Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy experience. BYO partner, or meet one at the Princeton Center. To whet your interest, here’s what the first four yoga sutras say—

          * Now begins the complete experience of the sacred art  

             and science of yoga    

          * Yoga is the cessation of movements in the consciousness

          * Then the seer dwells in his/her own true splendor

          * At other times, the seer identifies with the fluctuating


So, you are not your mind, and the purpose of yoga is to quiet it. If you identify with your rampant thoughts, you miss out on your peaceful inner being. Join us to learn more!

Johanna is avalable to do workshops or classes:

  • Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced Hatha Yoga
  • Using the breath to energize and to relax
  • Strategies for Centering and Meditation
  • Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Partner Group Sessions
  • Mindfulness Attitudes and Loving Meditation
  • Interactive Journal Workshop: Applying 10 Yoga Principles to Enhance Life and Upgrade Performance
  • Using Yoga to Commune with Sedona Vortex Energy

    Johanna with Debra & Desiree's group
    at the Drew Patrick Spa, Bayshore, LI, NY


Johanna with Rose Dwyer's group at the
Iyengar Yoga Center of Warwick, NY

Contact us if you are interested in having Johanna speak to your group.

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Life happens and sometimes we need to change plans.

For all Sedona Spirit Yoga & Hiking events, our policy is--

  • Cancellation up to 30 days prior to Sedona Spirit Yoga & Hiking event start--payment is refunded minus $100 non-refundable registration fee per person.
  • Cancellation up to 15 days prior to Sedona Spirit event start date, ---50% of fee is refunded.
  • Cancellation less than 8 days before Sedona Spirit event start date, absolutely no refunds for any reason.
  • With proper notification of at least 15 days, guests can transfer payment to another Sedona Spirit Yoga & Hiking event if one is available within the same year.
  • Sedona Spirit Yoga & Hiking events may be cancelled with full refund 30 days before start date if we have insufficient registration.
  • We will work with you to achieve a satisfactory solution in the event you find you must cancel.




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