About Ali Maya

Ali weaves together spiritual and healing traditions from around the world, creating a uniquely transformative environment for her students.

She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Religion (focus on Buddhist Studies) in 2000 from New College of Florida, a Master’s in Counselor Education from University of Florida in 2003 and a Masters and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies in 2009. She also spent a year studying Contemplative Psychotherapy at Naropa University in 2001 and completed two years of postdoctoral training at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology from 2006-2008.

Ali has been a passionate student of North and South American shamanism and plant wisdom since 1993. She began teaching yoga and meditation in 1997, and has been a holistic healer, integrating various forms of bodywork, spirituality and psychology, since 1996. She has been an ordained minister since 2008.

Her three music albums “Oceans of Compassion,” “Ever-Flowing Fountain” and “Washed Free” and her guided meditations CD “Guided Meditations for a Peaceful Mind and Open Heart” can be found through the “Music” link.

Ali is committed to bringing greater health, happiness, peace and beauty into the lives of those she works with.