Lerrita is originally from Brazil and gained experience in Yoga through living and studying in India under many different Yoga teachers. She originally spent over six years at Indian ashrams and Meditation centers in Rishikesh and Bodhgaya studying in the authentic Indian tradition, practicing and finally teaching as a resident instructor.
She moved to India in 1991 where she studied Yoga and Meditation eventually becoming a certified Yoga instructor. During this period, she worked with the Mother Theresa Mission in Calcutta, studied Yoga in Rishikesh and Meditation in Bodhgaya.
She came to Canada in 1997 where she married her long term friend Trevor in Kitimat on the BC coast. In 1999, she and her husband settled in Calgary where she lived, taught and became an integral part of the yoga community. Their beautiful daughter Gabriella was born in Calgary.
Lerrita has spent much of the past 25 years learning, practicing and teaching yoga in Brazil, Asia and Canada. They are happy that they moved to Guelph. They love their lives here.
“When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.
And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.”