YiA Yoga Healing & Wellness Center is dedicated to inspiring you to live life in optimal health by empowering you to use holistic & natural methods to accomplish your wellness goals. We desire to connect mind, body & spirit to create overall balance.
Kaytee Hoverson, Owner, Lead E-RYT 500 Yoga Teacher Trainer & Body Worker
Doris Martinez, Studio Manager, Certified Therapeutic Yoga Instructor, E-RYT 200 Yoga Instructor
Kaytee Hoverson, B.A., MNLM, RYT 500
Kaytee Hoverson is a passion driven social entrepreneur & world traveler who has been on the path of yoga & personal development since the young age of fifteen. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Human Development with a specialization in Motivational Interviewing and a Masters Degree in Nonprofit Leadership & Management & is an Essential Oil Specialist. She is the founder & leader of Unexpected Moments of Magic Panama, an international volunteer placement organization dedicated to empowering individuals worldwide through the encouragement of self-exploration through social entrepreneurship, volunteerism, philanthropy & yoga as powerful forces for worldwide change. She also owns & operates YiA Yoga Health, Healing & Humanitarian Center. Kaytee’s life motto is “be the change you wish to see in the world” and her goal is to support people in a holistic way to aid in achieving positive change within themselves, while giving back to others. She specializes in teaching Vinyasa Yoga, AcroYoga, Restorative Yoga, Yin/Yang Yoga, Yoga Therapeutics, Thai Yoga Massage & Yoga for Kids & Families. She is a true believer in spreading gratitude, positive thinking & self-love through her practice. She is an enthusiastic citizen of the world & spiritual adventurer having traveled in over 30 countries.
Doris Martinez, E-RYT 200 Certified Therapeutic Yoga Instructor
Doris began her career in health and fitness in 1980. Over the past 30+ years she has been a Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Pilates Instructor, Master Personal Trainer, and Nutrition Counselor, to name a few. She started practicing yoga in 1999, received her first Yoga Certification from the American Council on Exercise in 2000, and then went on to complete her Yoga Alliance 200-hour and Therapeutic Yoga Certifications in San Francisco, California.
Doris enjoys teaching many different types of yoga classes from Yoga Fundamentals to Vinyasa Flow to Yoga for Kids, but her greatest passion is supporting the healing process of individuals through the gifts of Therapeutic Yoga. Through the teachings of Therapeutic Yoga she hopes to help those recovering from, or living with, injury or illness find more ease in their body, peace of mind, and greater levels of health and well-being.