María Victoria Mejía was born in Bogotá, Colombia, studied Systems Engineering at Los Andes University and obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from EAFIT University.
For thirty years she held management positions in the computer industry in companies such as Dow Chemical, Bank of Bogotá, Banco de Crédito, Booz Allen & Hamilton, Hewlett Packard, and Exact Software, where she detected the damage caused by stress in the company in general and to the worker in particular.
She left the world of business and specialized in yoga-therapy as a preventive and curative discipline of diseases that have worsened in recent centuries, including high blood pressure, depression, asthma, constipation and especially problems related to the spine.
Yoga therapist, certified by Yoga Vidya Gurukul University, Nasik, India
Svastha Yoga-Therapy for Musculoskeletal System, certified by Svastha Yoga Ayurveda, Chennai, India.
Yoga therapist, certified by Asana Andiapan Yoga & Natural Living Development Trust, Chennai, India
Svastha Yoga & Personal Well-Being Training, certified by Svastha Yoga Ayurveda, Chennai, India
Yoga Teacher, certified by Yoga Life Foundation, Dharamshala, India
Svastha Yoga of Krishnamacharya Therapy for Disorders of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine and Upper Limb, and Functional Anatomy of Breathing, certified by Svastha Yoga Ayurveda, Chennai, India.
"Comenzar a hacer yoga terapéutico fue una decisión personal. Me enseñó a respirar, a mejorar mi postura y a manejar con más tranquilidad la vida diaria. Es una oportunidad de crecer, sanar y vivir mejor.”
"Practicar yoga con María Victoria es tener la certeza que estoy con una maestra con profundo conocimiento y absolutamente dedicada a sus alumnos. Me ha permitido obtener conocimientos prácticos y filosóficos del yoga y llevarlos a la vida diaria. El mayor provecho ha sido el lograr mayor armonía vital.”
“ Antes de comenzar a hacer yogaterapia, tenía dolores muy fuertes de espalda que me impedían movilizarme normalmente y tenía la tensión alta, tomando medicamentos permanentemente. A los pocos meses de comenzar a hacer yoga bajo la dirección de Maria Victoria se me disminuyeron sustancialmente los dolores de espalda ,a tal punto de evitar una operación de columna que se tenía programada. Por otro lado, la hipertensión desapareció. Hoy en día hago la práctica diariamente y mi calidad de vida mejoró significativamente.”
For more than 10 years he suffered from a severe neck pain that persisted and worsened despite different treatments. Through a friend I met María Victoria Mejía, who started working with me, and from yoga postures and avoiding certain movements, after a couple of months the pain disappeared. Nowadays I feel more flexible, strong and full of energy.
"After years of stress, poor diet, little exercise and some excesses, my body, my mind and my soul said enough and in 2016 I got sick. In a month I lost more than 10 kilos; the few muscles he had disappeared; I had no strength or energy to walk more than a couple of steps, and a deep panic accompanied by despair invaded my days. With the help of bioenergetic medicine..."
"It is essential to have the will to carry out yogic practices, asanas, pranayama, yoga nidra and meditation in a disciplined manner, otherwise the effect is not the same. In relation to the physical body, the chronic pains of back and plantar fasciitis. Stretching work has been fundamental, I have regained muscle strength and flexibility of the left and right muscles. When I was traveling ... "
"After experiencing an incredibly invasive treatment, with many annoying side effects and also experiencing the intense pains produced by five herniated discs, as the medical diagnoses showed, I realized the urgency to completely heal my body." Thank God, I met Maria Victoria through a friend. She has taught me and directed the sessions of Yoga-Therapy that have allowed me to recover satisfactorily. Today most of the pain has disappeared and I have learned that the body does not have to hurt and that in this sense, you can achieve an optimal quality of life. "