Ariel Marcoux is a seasoned yoga teacher, personal trainer and corrective exercise specialist. Originally from Nantucket Island, MA, she has trained and taught at some of the nation’s top fitness facilities including David Barton Gym and Equinox in Chicago and New York in addition to co-leading retreats for yoga and horsemanship in Costa Rica. Ariel has received over 1,000 hours of training from some of the industry’s top trainers, coaches, physical therapists, and master yoga instructors. Largely influenced by the Ashtanga lineage, she considers herself a “yoga mutt” and draws from a variety of teachers including Shiva Rea and Prana Vinyasa Flow. Her classes are predominantly vinyasa flow and incorporate creative sequences, core training and inspired music playlists. Besides fitness and yoga, she is passionate about horseback riding, animal rescue, and music. She works and lives on Seabrook Island for St. Johns Fire District as a Fire Fighter/EMT.