Hi, I'm Ivonne. I'm a yoga and fitness teacher based in New York City. I challenge my students to break through mental & physical barriers in order to unlock their true potential and strength. I hope to inspire an active lifestyle that is challenging, fun, and addictive.

Classes in NYC

I teach at Y7 Studio & Merge New York. Check out my schedule.

Private Classes

I love creating personalized Yoga, Barre, and Fitness classes in order to meet individual goals. Check out my offerings.


Check out my writings re: living an active, balanced lifestyle.


Why Women Should Add Weightlifting to Their Workouts

“I don’t want to lift weights. They make me bulky.” We’ve all heard this. I used to think this way when I was younger. I don’t know where this myth came from but it’s there. Even though it has been debunked by a lot of research. And boy am I glad. Because even back then, I knew that if I wanted to gain muscle and have the shape I hoped to achieve, there was no way of getting it without lifting weights. Tone, defined arms and a lifted, shapely butt would only happen through weight lifting. There was one element missing in the thriving group fitness scene. Until Radan Sturm founded his new studio in the Meatpacking District of Manhattan. His goal was to fill in this gap. Lucky for me, Radan developed the LIFTONIC method and transformed weight lifting. I got the inside scoop on how weight lifting can change a woman's body and transform the way we work out. Here is my interview with Radan.Radan is a 15-year vet in the fitness/training industry. He founded LIFTONIC with one simple goal in mind: to teach weight training exercises in a contemporary, improved, and cutting-edge way. To create a routine that’s fun, uplifting, and more important than anything, effective.