Shala Santosha translates to House of Contentment, guided and inspired by the presence, knowledge, experience and expertise of Christina Martini who offers the opportunity to all who is ready to invest to their health and overall well-being. With her passion and experience of Oncology Cancer Nurse, Patient Nurse Navigator, Yoga Practitioner, Educator, Health & Wellness Coaching, Leadership, membership to American Holistic Nurses Association and American College of Lifestyle Medicine and Business; she thrives to guide, inspire and motivate Individuals and Organizations in need to transform healthier lives and Breathe!

A beautiful intimate personal community (sangha) that practices together to discover and embrace all our uniqueness. The shala offers therapeutic yoga, breathing, meditation, mindful practices, coaching with diet, healthier lifestyle choices for many constitutions in our lives. From sports conditioning, rehabilitation from injury, surgery, Improving pre-existing special conditions such as cancer, parkinsons, fibromyalgia, MS, diabetes to name a few, blood pressure, stress, anxiety, cholesterol, weight loss, weight management, pregnancy, smoking or alcohol cessation, memory, mental clarity, focus, mental, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. In addition, to support all walks of life, Wellness programs for small business, private individuals, healthcare facilities, corporation, HR , our veterans, military members are also available, specially designed upon request.

Integrative Practices such as Yoga, Breath, Meditation, Diet, Mindful Lifestyle are open for everyone. Christina welcomes all to celebrate the gifts of this humbling yet profound experience to one’s mind, body and spirit.

The practice of yoga emphasizes synchronizing the whole body and mind with the power of our Ha’ ~ BREATH which means breath in hawaiian and in sanskrit, Prana, Pranayama. Breath and Movement cleanse, detox, purify our whole body systems, including the mind and spirit.

Shala Santosha Yoga & Wellness is dedicated to the traditional practices of such Classical form of Traditional Yoga known as Ashtanga, 8 limbs Yoga practice. Through history, lineage and traditions as taught by many great teachers, Christina honors and deeply respect the teachings of her Great Teachers and Inspiration : Pattabhi Jois, Manju Jois, Sharath Jois, Saraswati Jois, Nancy Gilgoff, David Williams, David Swenson, Tim Miller and many other senior teachers continuing its richness and true teachings of the holistic practice.

Every day is a new day, and a new day Begins with YOU! Together we embrace, nurture and cultivate gratitude, honor, respect and love. Allow yourself the permission to create a habit of a healthy mind and body where you appreciate everything that breathes.

Lokaa Samasta Sukino Bhavantu, Ohm Shanti, Shanti, Shanti, Namast

Christina’s Mission: (seva) offerings , giving back something good that all can benefit from to the community such as sharing this rich ancient practice of holistic yoga. Christina emphasizes her wisdom on and off the mat a whole health therapeutic yoga and breath practice. A practice where it meets each individual needs. Christina dedicates her career life to helping cancer patients as nurse navigator and advocate and her passion, Yoga to the community to bridge complimentary therapies to improve our mind, body and health. Becoming more mindful, self aware , one begins to journey through experiences of oneself in all areas of their lives. Living to have joy and purpose. Christina is a devoted advocate for health and wellness. From her own personal experience , creating a space for others to be immersed in their own experiences brings an amazing and life changing self. Where each day is worth rising and living.

Christina’s Vision : Her heart to work towards a future in hope that WE as a collective race consciously awaken and live a more mindful, compassionate life for oneself and others, where peace, love and joy spreads through all our existence making a difference One Breath (Ha’ ) at a time.