Tamara Ronkin

I have been teaching yoga since 2007. My welcoming yoga classes combine modern fitness science with ancient hatha yoga. I am an E-RYT200 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher) with Yoga Alliance® (ID# 47739, since 2009), a Certified Group Fitness Instructor with American Council on Exercise® (ID# F99716, since 2010) and a Reiki Master Teacher of Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki (since 2016). 

Registrations, Certifications & Degrees

  • Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (2009 – present, Yoga Alliance® ID# 47739)
    200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training (2006-2009) with YogaFit ®, Levels 1 -5, Anatomy & Alignment, YogaFit® Kids, Senior YogaFit®, and YogaFit® Pre-natal/Post-Partum
  • Certified Group Fitness Instructor, (2010 – present, American Council on Exercise® ID# F99716)
  • Reiki 1, 2 & Master-Teacher (Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki, 2010, 2010, 2016 w/ Rev. Rina Lichtinger Ishwari)
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED, American Heart Association®, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018
  • Adult, Child and Baby First Aid/CPR/AED, American Red Cross®, 2021
  • Bachelor of Science in Communication, University of Miami, 1992

Memberships

Continuing Education

  • Creating Successful Community Walking Programs, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 6/14/21
  • Yoga Tips for Health & Fitness Pros, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 6/6/21
  • Aging & Exercise: Reduce Cognitive Decline with Physical Activity, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 5/19/21
  • Beyond Posture: Upper Body Mobility & Stability, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 5/14/21
  • Effective Business Strategies for Online Exercise Professionals, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 5/7/21
  • Active Aging & Your Guide to Training a Booming Population, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 4/28/21
  • Creating Online Fitness Challenges, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 4/24/21
  • An Outside-the-box Approach to Small Group Training, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 4/19/21
  • A Science-Based Blueprint for Creating Inclusive Yoga Classes, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 4/13/21
  • Busy Days call for HIIT, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 4/3/21
  • Best Practices for Virtual Group Fitness Instructors, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 3/28/21
  • Athletic Performance for Sport and Life, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 3/22/21
  • Mind & Body Agility Training, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 1/16/21
  • Exercise and Face Coverings: Safety Do’s and Don’ts, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 6/24/20
  • Restorative Yoga Training with Ileana Claffey, 15 hours (10 contact + 5 non-contact), 10/12- 10/13/19
  • Therapeutic Yoga Alignment with Terri Cooper Space, 1 non-contact hour, 09/18/19
  • Making Your Class a Refuge During Stressful Times, by Cyndi Lee, Yoga Alliance, 1 non-contact hour, 09/03/19
  • The ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 8/23/19
  • Understanding The Psychological Benefits Of Exercise To Enhance Client Success, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 7/16/19
  • Anti-Aging Benefits Of Exercise, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 6/29/19
  • Making Walkable Communities the Norm, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 5/18/19
  • Run Injury Free: Understanding Impact Forces and the Loading Response, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 4/12/19
  • The Key to a Successful and Effective Client Consultation, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 4/10/19
  • Kettlebells: Mastering The Swing, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 4/10/19
  • Nutrition Coaching: Changing Habits, Not Diets, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 4/9/19
  • Low Back Health Begins with the Core, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 3/12/19
  • Mindful Eating for Weight Loss, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 11/26/18
  • Advanced Comprehensive Wellness Program with Dr. James Gordon, Center for Mind-Body Medicine, 28 contact hours, 7/30 – 8/2/18
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program with Dr. James Gordon, Center for Mind-Body Medicine, 28 contact hours, 7/9 – 7/12/18
  • 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 non-contact hours (6/4/18 – 6/13/18)
  • Learn the Secrets of Creating Amazing Yoga Playlists, DJ Taz Rashid,” 1.25 non-contact hours, 4/12/18
  • Group Fitness Practical Pointers, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 11/27/17
  • Mental & Physical Exercises for Long-Term Stress Management, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 11/23/17
  • Working with Cancer Patients, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 10/11/17
  • Bare Your Sole – Getting in Step with Barefoot Fitness, ACE, 3 non-contact hours, 8/21/17
  • How We Got It All Wrong: Nutrition for Heart Health, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 7/20/17
  • Cancer and Exercise, ACE, 1 non-contact hour,  7/2/17
  • Realize Your Healthiest Self Through Viniyoga, Gary Kraftsow, 6 contact hours, 11/11/16
  • Creating Courses: The Key to Attracting More Students with Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D., Yoga Alliance, 1 non-contact hour, 10/16
  • Play Saves the Day: Returning to an Active Youth Culture, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 10/24/16
  • Youth Fitness Guidelines & Program Design, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 10/4/16
  • Reiki Master Teacher, Usui Shiki Ryoho with Rina-Ishwari, 14 contact hours, 1/30 & 1/31/16
  • The 3D Approach to Finding Nutritional Balance, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 1/27/16
  • Iyengar Yoga Intensive Workshop with Dean Lerner, 2.5 contact hours, 1/23/16
  • Client Retention: Keep Your Students Coming Back!, 1 non-contact hour, Yoga Alliance, 12/15
  • Master Series for Teachers: Hip Joint, Tiffany Cruikshank, 6.5 contact hours, 11/13/15,
  • Three Minute Egg, Level 1 Teacher Training, 15 contact hours, 08/15
  • ACE Fitness Nutrition, 9 non-contact hours, 05/15
  • Yoga Medicine: the Shoulder Joint, Tiffany Cruikshank, 6.5 contact 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 non-contact hours, 4/14
  • Vedic Massage, Thai Yoga Assisted Asanas, Mukti Michael Buck, 4 non-contact hours, 03/14
  • Apana & Prana, Lecture & Practice with Rodney Yee & Colleen Saidman Yee, 6 contact 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 non-contact hours, 8/13
  • Ayurveda and Yoga for YogaFit®, Felicia Marie Tomasko, 14 contact hours, 9/12
  • Advanced Sequencing, Monica Schmidt, 8 contact hours, 5/12
  • Integrated Fitness Training Model, Exercise Program Design, ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 1/12
  • Art of Touch Corrections, Leslie Glickman, 3 contact hours, 10/11
  • Yoga Therapy for Hips & Back, Emily Large, 2 contact hours, 11/10
  • Vinyasa Flow Foundation, Seane Corn, 2 contact hours, 11/10
  • Wake Up & Flow, Doane & Modestini, 2 contact hours, 11/10
  • Lymphatic Yoga, Tias Little, 2 contact hours, 11/10
  • Detox Flow, Seane Corn, 2 contact hours, 11/10
  • Stretching Physiology, Roger Cole, Ph.D, 2 contact hours, 11/10
  • Exercise Adherence ACE, 1 non-contact hour, 8/10
  • Reiki 2: Second Degree, Rev. Rina Lichtinger, 8 contact hours, 5/10
  • Reiki 1: First Degree, Rev. Rina Lichtinger, 8 contact hours, 4/10
  • Spiritual Activism, Seane Corn, 3 contact hours, 11/09