Tamara Ronkin

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Hi! I’m Tamara Ronkin in Coral Springs, Florida. I offer yoga-inspired fitness, mindful breathing, meditation, sound therapy and Reiki healing. I am an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) with the Yoga Alliance®, a Certified Group Fitness Instructor (GFI) with the American Council on Exercise® and a Reiki Master (Natural Energy Healer) in the 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

E-RYT200YACEP Continuing Education ProviderACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor


  • B.S. in Communication (Print Journalism & Creative Writing), University of Miami, 1992
  • 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training, YogaFit®, 2009
  • Group Fitness Instructor certification program, American Council on Exercise®, 2010

Continuing Education

  • “Working with Cancer Patients,” ACE Fitness, 1 hour, 10/11/17
  • “Bare Your Sole – Getting in Step with Barefoot Fitness,” ACE Fitness, 3 hours, 8/21/17
  • “How We Got It All Wrong: Nutrition Recommendations for Heart Health,” ACE Fitness, 1 hour, 7/20/17
  • “Cancer and Exercise,” ACE Fitness, 1 hour,  7/2/17
  • “Realize Your Healthiest Self Through the Viniyoga Perspective” with Gary Kraftsow, 6 hours, 11/11/16
  • “Play Saves the Day: How to Return to an Active Youth Culture,” ACE Fitness, 1 hour, 10/24/16
  • “Youth Fitness Guidelines & Program Design,” ACE Fitness, 1 hour, 10/4/16
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED, American Heart Association, 3 hours every two years: 7/06, 7/08, 7/10, 7/12, 7/14, 7/16
  • Reiki Master Training – Usui Shiki Ryoho REIKI – III, 1/30 & 1/31/16, 14 hours with Rina Ishwari
  • “The 3D Approach to Finding Nutritional Balance” – ACE Fitness Webinar – 1/27/16, 1 hour
  • “Iyengar Yoga Intensive Workshop” with Dean Lerner, 1/23/16, 2.5 hours
  • “Master Series for Teachers: Exploring the Hip Joint” with Tiffany Cruikshank, 11/13/15, 6.5 hours
  • Three Minute Egg, Level 1 Teacher Training with specialty yoga block props, 15 hours, 08/15
  • ACE Fitness Nutrition Course, 9 hours, 05/15
  • “Yoga Medicine: Exploring the Shoulder Joint” with Tiffany Cruikshank, 6.5 hours, 11/14
  • Meditation 101 with Ashley Turner (Virtual Conference), 8 hours, 4/14
    • Featuring: 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 and Dr. Michael Beckwith
  • “Vedic Massage – Thai Yoga Assisted Asanas” with Mukti Michael Buck, Vedic Conservatory, 4 hours, 03/14
  • Apana & Prana with Rodney Yee & Colleen Saidman Yee, 6 hours, 11/13
  • Yoga IS: A Transformational Journey with Suzanne Bryant (Virtual Conference), 18 hours, 8/13
    • Featuring: 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, and Elana Maggal
  • Ayurveda and Yoga for YogaFit® with Felicia Marie Tomasko, 14 hours, 9/12
  • Advanced Sequencing: Dynamic Flow & Circular Choreography with Monica Schmidt, 8 hours, 5/12
  • ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model for Exercise Program Design, 1 hour, 1/12
  • Art of Touch Corrections with Leslie Glickman, 3 hours, 10/11
  • Yoga Therapy for Hips & Back with Emily Large, 2 hours, 11/10
  • Vinyasa Flow Foundation with Seane Corn, 2 hours, 11/10
  • Wake Up & Flow with Doane & Modestini, 2 hours, 11/10
  • Lymphatic Yoga with Tias Little, 2 hours, 11/10
  • Detox Flow with Seane Corn, 2 hours, 11/10
  • Stretching Physiology with Roger Cole, Ph.D., 2 hours, 11/10
  • Exercise Adherence 1 , hour, ACE Fitness 8/10
  • Reiki Natural Healing II with Rev. Rina Lichtinger, 8 hours, 5/10
  • Reiki Natural Healing I with Rev. Rina Lichtinger, 8 hours, 4/10
  • Spiritual Activism with Seane Corn, 6 hours, 11/09
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