Tamara Ronkin

As of 2018, I’ve been teaching yoga for 12 years, practicing yoga for 17 years, and activating Reiki healing for 8 years. I am an E-RYT200 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher) with Yoga Alliance® (ID# 47739), a Certified Group Fitness Instructor with American Council on Exercise® (ID# F99716) and a Reiki Master, Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki method taught by Rev. Rina Ishwari. Since 2006, I have taught yoga to a wide range of ages and abilities, including children, teens, adults and seniors. My yoga teaching experience includes hatha flow, slow flow, hatha, restorative, kids, prenatal, seniors, partner and Thai (assisted stretching). I am also a Web design and marketing consultant doing business as Ronkin Consulting since 2000.

Certifications, Registrations & Memberships

E-RYT200YACEP Continuing Education Provider

ACE Certified


Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Communication, University of Miami, 1992
  • 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training, YogaFit®, 2009
  • Group Fitness Instructor certification program, American Council on Exercise®, 2010

Continuing Education

  • Healing Trauma Summit (Virtual Conference), Dr. Peter Levine, Dr. Gabor Mate, Dr. Judith Blackstone, Dr. Mark Epstein, Dr. Richard Miller, Elizabeth Rosner, David Emerson, Dr. Pat Ogden, Sandra Ingerman, Dr. Bonnie Badenoch, Dr. Dawson Church, Dr. Rick Doblin, 14 hours (6/4/18 – 6/13/18)
  • “Creating Amazing Yoga Playlists”, DJ Taz Rashid,” 1.25 hours, 4/12/18
  • “Group Fitness Practical Pointers,” ACE, 1 hour, 11/27/17
  • “Mental & Physical Exercises for Stress Management,” ACE, 1 hour, 11/23/17
  • “Working with Cancer Patients,” ACE, 1 hour, 10/11/17
  • “Bare Your Sole – Getting in Step with Barefoot Fitness,” ACE, 3 hours, 8/21/17
  • “How We Got It All Wrong: Nutrition for Heart Health,” ACE, 1 hour, 7/20/17
  • “Cancer and Exercise,” ACE, 1 hour,  7/2/17
  • “Realize Your Healthiest Self Through Viniyoga”, Gary Kraftsow, 6 hours, 11/11/16
  • “Play Saves the Day: Returning to an Active Youth Culture,” ACE, 1 hour, 10/24/16
  • “Youth Fitness Guidelines & Program Design,” ACE, 1 hour, 10/4/16
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED, American Heart Association, 3 hours every 2 years, 7/06, 7/08, 7/10, 7/12, 7/14, 7/16
  • Reiki Master Teacher, Usui Shiki Ryoho, 1/30 & 1/31/16, 14 hours with Rina Ishwari
  • “The 3D Approach to Finding Nutritional Balance”, ACE, 1/27/16, 1 hour
  • “Iyengar Yoga Intensive Workshop” with Dean Lerner, 1/23/16, 2.5 hours
  • “Master Series for Teachers: Hip Joint”, Tiffany Cruikshank, 11/13/15, 6.5 hours
  • Three Minute Egg, Level 1 Teacher Training, 15 hours, 08/15
  • ACE Nutrition Course, 9 hours, 05/15
  • “Yoga Medicine: the Shoulder Joint”, Tiffany Cruikshank, 6.5 hours, 11/14
  • Meditation 101 (Virtual Conference), Marianne Williamson, Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., Gabrielle Bernstein, Tara Brach, Ph.D., Ronald Alexander Ph.D., Ariel Spilsbury, Tommy Rosen, Rabbi Dr. Laibl Wolf, Sharon Gannon, Dr. Michael Beckwith, 8 hours, 4/14
  • “Vedic Massage, Thai Yoga Assisted Asanas”, Mukti Michael Buck, 4 hours, 03/14
  • Apana & Prana, Rodney Yee & Colleen Saidman Yee, 6 hours, 11/13
  • Yoga IS: A Transformational Journey (Virtual Conference), Baron Baptiste, Cyndi Lee, Tommy Rosen, Schuyler Grant, Bryan Kest, Rodney Yee & Colleen Saidman, Felicia Tomasko, Kia Miller, Dharma Mittra, Amy Ippoliti, Seane Corn, Steve Ross, Janet Stone, Jessica Durivage, Rod Stryker, Jai Uttal, Nubia Teixeira, Mandy Ingber, Rob Schware, Johannes Fisslinger, Fabian Alsultany, India Arie, Elana Maggal, 18 hours, 8/13
  • Ayurveda and Yoga for YogaFit®, Felicia Marie Tomasko, 14 hours, 9/12
  • Advanced Sequencing, Monica Schmidt, 8 hours, 5/12
  • Integrated Fitness Training Model, Exercise Program Design, ACE, 1 hour, 1/12
  • Art of Touch Corrections, Leslie Glickman, 3 hours, 10/11
  • Yoga Therapy for Hips & Back, Emily Large, 2 hours, 11/10
  • Vinyasa Flow Foundation, Seane Corn, 2 hours, 11/10
  • Wake Up & Flow, Doane & Modestini, 2 hours, 11/10
  • Lymphatic Yoga, Tias Little, 2 hours, 11/10
  • Detox Flow, Seane Corn, 2 hours, 11/10
  • Stretching Physiology, Roger Cole, Ph.D, 2 hours, 11/10
  • Exercise Adherence ACE, 1 hour, 8/10
  • Reiki 2: Second Degree, Rev. Rina Lichtinger, 8 hours, 5/10
  • Reiki 1: First Degree, Rev. Rina Lichtinger, 8 hours, 4/10
  • Spiritual Activism, Seane Corn, 6 hours, 11/09