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Maria Margolies

Maria Margolies

Yogini. Mystical Traveler. Mother. Spirit Surfer. Plant Obsessed. Healer. Consciousness Awakener. Cosmic Dancer. Eternal student. Sacred Activist.

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Maria Margolies is an experienced yoga teacher, certified health coach, collaborator and Founder of Holixtic, a brand that generates yoga and wellness content. She’s been practicing movement, dance, yoga and meditation for much of her life. She has taught Ashtanga and many forms of Vinyasa for over 15 years.

She has a rooted practice of 20 years in the Ashtanga Yoga method under the guidance of Sri K Pattabhi Jois, Sharath Jois and Eddie Stern. She has taught in the best studios in NY, AYNY, The Shala, YogaWorks, Love Yoga and the Woom Center to name a few.

Maria teaches online and travels to teach high profile clients, retreats, workshops and in Wanderlust Festivals. She teaches the traditional method of ashtanga yoga as well as her own unique blend of creative, spontaneous movement, breath and stillness that combine her years of experience in movement and yogic practices. She believes in the body being the vessel for transformation and in the powerful alchemy of movement and breath. By using movement as medicine, she inspires her students to connect to the divine present moment; a direct portal to our own intuition and inner wisdom.

Maria created Shakti Rituals in women's circles. She holds events and workshops to help elevate women and connect them to their divine feminine. Through a contemporary approach to the word ritual María creates a safe space for collective and personal exploration for the modern woman.

She is deeply grateful to all her teachers and people who have supported her, guided her through the path with love and compassion and that have given her knowledge, light and strength to pursue her dharma.

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Maria Margolies
  • Prenatal Vinyasa with Maria Margolies

    This is a prenatal vinyasa class for all trimesters with Maria. It’s a class for those who have a yoga practice established before pregnancy. We will work the whole body, to move energy and create balance between strength and flexibility.

  • Yoga and Tone with Maria Margolies (Instagram Live)

    In Maria's signature class - combining yoga asana with strengthening and toning exercises so you can work-in and out. It's an energizing class that combines mindful movement and breath with HIIT exercises that will raise your heart rate, help you feel strong, empowered, stretch your whole body an...

  • Ashtanga Fundamentals with Maria Margolies

    In this Ashtanga class with Maria Margolies, we will do the fundamental postures of this traditional method. Some yoga experience is required. Hope you enjoy it! Practice and all is coming

  • Quick Core Burn with Maria Margolies

    Welcome to a quick core burn with Maria! A strong core is not only important for your yoga practice, but also for your whole life! Benefits of a strong core: preps for inversions, balancing postures, stabilizes your spine, and prevents injury.

  • Day 7 Parsvottanasana: Ashtanga Challlenge with Maria Margolies

    Last day of our 7 day Ashtanga Yoga Challenge! Learn the last posture of the primary series - Parsvottanasana, or Pyramid Pose. Link together everything you've learned in the 7 days and end with the closing sequence!

  • Day 6 Prasarita Padottanasana: Ashtanga Challenge with Maria Margolies

    Learn the variations of standing wide legged forward fold with Maria in Day 6 of our challenge!

  • Day 5 Parsvakonasana: Ashtanga Challenge with Maria Margolies

    Day 5: Learn parsvakonasana, extended side angle pose today with Maria!

  • Day 4 Trikonasana: Ashtanga Challenge with Maria Margolies

    Learn triangle and reverse triangle pose in Day 4 with Maria Margolies, linking everything you've learned with the ending sequence.

  • Day 3 Padangustasana: Ashtanga Challenge with Maria Margolies

    Learn the first posture of the primary series today with Maria Margolies - a standing forward bend with padangustasana and padahastasana. Link everything together with surya namaskar a, surya namaskar b, and finish with the ending sequence!

  • Day 2 Surya Namaskar B: Ashtanga Challenge with Maria Margolies

    Learn the foundations of Sun Salutation B (Surya Namaskar B) with Maria! Link Sun A and Sun B together along with the drishti (gaze) and bandhas (internal locks).

  • Day 1 Surya Namaskar A: Ashtanga Challenge with Maria Margolies

    Welcome to Day 1 of our 7 Day Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners Challenge with Maria Margolies! Today, you'll learn the essence of Ashtanga yoga starting with Sun Salutation A, linking breath to movement. Closing poses with seated hip openers and core strength.

  • Upside Down Vinyasa with Maria Margolies

    Join Maria for a super fun, playful upside down vinyasa class inspired in the first series of ashtanga. Lots of opportunity to work on handstands and other inversions!

  • Four Purifications Pranayama (Baba Hari Dass) with Maria Margolies

    Join Maria for a sequence of 4 breathing exercises linked together like beads for great effect of balance and purification. Baba Hari Dass helps clear stress, focus the mind, relax the body, digest in a physical and emotional level and for overall wellbeing and balance.

    The first part of the cl...

  • Deepen Your Backbends with Maria Margolies

    Deepen your backbends with Maria in this class focusing on increasing flexibility of the front body & spinal mobility.

  • Ashtanga Yoga for Complete Beginners with Maria Margolies

    Join our newest HTPY instructor - Maria Margolies with this Basics of Ashtanga yoga class! This is a fundamental and ashtanga basics class for beginners. In this class, Maria introduces the ashtanga method, explains the fundamentals of the ashtanga vinyasa yoga system and its terms. We learn abou...