Marcia Monroe originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is certified as a Yoga Teacher by the Iyengar System of Yoga. She has also been certified by the somatic methods of Body Mind Centering and Feldenkrais. She has a degree in Dance and Movement Studies from the State University of New York, and is registered as Somatic Movement Therapist(ISMETA)
She teaches workshops internationally and is a faculty member of the Iyengar Institute of New York where she teaches Yoga for scoliosis, and asymmetries. She has been presenting posters on Yoga for scoliosis at the past Scoliosis Medical Conferences, the most recent one in Dubrovnik, Croatia April, 2018.
She teaches yoga for children at the Bloomingdale Family Program in New York City, and in March 2018 she taught Yoga for scoliosis and Yoga for children with disability for the staff and children accompanied by their parents, at the RECOUP Hospital in Bengalore, India.
Marcia is the author of numerous articles and is well-know for he well received book, Yoga and Scoliosis. A Journey to Health and Healing, published by Demos Medical Publishing,NYC ( October 24, 2012) which has an introduction by Dr.Loren Fishman and a Foreword by B.K.S. Iyengar. She has also published the book, Engaging the Child through Yoga (2005).