Malia began her yoga journey in her teens as a way to cope with anxiety. Since then, she has discovered the transformational power of yoga and is now committed to helping others heal, both physically and emotionally, by sharing her love of the practice. Her classes are taught with an emphasis on restoration, self-inquiry, and self-love. 

She is certified in Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy (TIYT) and is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 200). She has also completed trainings in Restorative Yoga, Anatomy & Sequencing for Injury Prevention, The Art of Holding Space, Trauma & Resiliency, Yoga Anatomy with Leslie Kaminoff, and Yoga is My Health Insurance with Lilith Bailey-Kroll, among others.

Malia has a passion for working with people who are experiencing physical limitation, and those struggling with anxiety and stress. She is known for her calming presence and you can expect her classes to focus both on alignment and deep relaxation. 

When not teaching, Malia enjoys writing and spending time with her husband and miniature schnauzer.