Marissa is an RYT-500, having earned her certification in 2011 at the Integral Yoga Center of Highland Park, N.J. and YogaLife Institute's 500-hr Teacher Training Program. Marissa is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Her areas of yoga practice and teaching include Power Yoga, Vinyasa, Gentle Yoga, Chair Yoga, and Yoga Nidra/Meditation. She has specialized training in Yoga and Cancer through Yoga in Action, and is certified in Yoga and Mindfulness for Diverse Abilities through Childlight Yoga. She is a Reiki II practitioner.
Marissa is the owner/manager of Empowered Movement, a personal training and private yoga business, empoweredmovementllc.com. She and her husband live in Bedford and have four rescue dogs.