Yoga by enliven


All instructors who practice at Yoga by Enliven are Certified by Yoga Alliance and are available for private practice or special group classes. Group classes can be wonderful as 'Team Building' exercises as well. You may contact any instructor through the CONTACT page by putting their name in the Subject Line



  • Yoga Alliance E-RYT Member
  • University of Miami (current) - Instructor
  • National Council on Strength and Fitness CPT Member
  • NFC Amenity Mgmt (current) - Instructor
  • American Red Cross CPR certified
  • Ananda Yoga Center Kathmandu, Nepal, 200hr Yoga Teacher/Trainer
  • URENERGY Yoga, Miami, FL, 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher
  • School of Visual Arts, NYC, BFA 
  • Cranbrook Academy, MI, MFA
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  • URENERGY Yoga, Miami, FL, 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher
  • St. Joseph University, Beirut BA and MA
  • Fluent in French, Arabic and English 



Melisa Chaparro

  • URENERGY Yoga, Miami, FL, 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher
  • BS in Economics by UNAM, México. With specialization in finance.
  •  Currently teaching yoga classes at ChakraSamvara Buddhist Center, Miami Beach. And also teaching at Enliven Spa morning sessions.
  • My style is mainly Vinyasa, Power Yoga with influence of Ashtanga. All levels are welcome, classes are adjusted to the student's needs.

Grethel Alfonso

  • RYT 200 from URENERGY Yoga school in Miami
  • Florida International (FIU) University, BBA in Finance and MS in Finance
  • Grethel turned to yoga five years ago as a means to cope with her back pain.
  • After experiencing the physical and mental transformative power of practicing yoga she decided to pursue it further.

Libby Gonzalez

  • RYT from Yoga Alliance and 200 hour certificaton from RinaYoga
  • Libby continued to further her study with Experienced (E-RYT) credentials and Continuing Education Provider recognition (YACEP)
  • Libby is also the founder and President of Stretch Work Yoga.

david Alan

  • David has taken many workshops and teacher trainings.  He teaches Ashtanga Yoga, Beginning Yoga, Vinyassa Yoga, Yoga for active Adults 55 and older, Kids Yoga, Pranayama, and Meditation Classes in both a group setting and private lessons.
  • David teaches a variety of workshops and teacher trainings also

Angela Alvarado

  • RYT-200 Yoga Instructor and Certified Personal Trainer, CES and Health Coach. She owns/founded FIT LOTUS
  • 10 years experience in Ayurvedic Yoga, Weight Mgmt, muscle re-education and sports injury prevention.
  • Angela is a member of the University of Miami Mind-Body Medical Group and has studied under Dr. David J. Lee and Dr. Ashwin Mehta at UM. 



Daniel Venegas

  • Daniel started practicing yoga and was inspired by Gaia Budhai, founder of 3rd Street Beach Yoga in 2016.
  • This lead him to Synergy Yoga Center (Miami Beach’s first yoga studio) where he found himself. Daniel became certified in 2017 by Victoria Brunacci.

Susana Freire

  • Susana's personal yoga transformation began at RinaYoga in 2011. Susana was certified in 2014.
  • She has always been athletic through Women's professional Soccer and one of Venezuela's free dive spear fishing national competitors.
  • Susana says "connecting with the body has always come naturally. Thorough yoga we can continue that connection of mind, body and breath."


  • Yoga Alliance - RYT Member
  • Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Bikram
  • Bayfront Park Mgmt Trust Yoga Program


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  • Founder, Beat Yoga Miami, the main goal is to mix appropriate music to the different yoga sessions, helping students get a better experience depending on their individual needs.
  • My passion is the music, I play piano, guitar and Ukulele.I find inspiration in the music to teach a fluent and fun yoga class. 
  • "Music can reveal our deepest emotions, by combining yoga and music the student can reach a more profound experience" - Melisa
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  • Grethel demonstrates a deep compassion for those who struggle as she did when she began (she also demonstrates extraordinary form!)
  • She shares her passion for wellness, gratitude, and unity with a lot of love and joy and welcomes everyone of all levels to join her to celebrate life.

SWY has since grown into a dynamic group of teachers and added additional services to its repertoire. Stretch Work Yoga continues to expand geographically, offering its services throughout Miami-Dade County

  • He is enthusiastic, friendly, charming, and funny. David brings a unique perspective and characteristic to his Yoga Classes! With thousands of students over the last 10 years he continues to follow his passion to share the love of Yoga and wellness with the Miami Community!
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  • With great enthusiasm she has helped many of her clients struggling with obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes to lose weight and take control of their own health. She has also worked closely with those who suffer from depression, rheumatoid arthritis, back pain, scoliosis, breast cancer, and post traumatic stress disorder.
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  • He believes and follows yoga as presented by Yamas and Niyamas. He is committed to teaching yoga as he is serving the Divine.
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  • Susana's curiosity has led her to learn various yoga styles such as Acro yoga, Vinyasa, Hatha yoga, Ashtanga.
  • Susana's yoga classes are fun, challenging and focus on alignment and breath work. She likes to focus her teachings on Vinyasa, this allows her to customize the experience for each student.