Yely is a Venezuelan born American citizen, who speaks fluently in English and Spanish. Prior to becoming a Yoga & Meditation Teacher, Retreat Leader, and Selfcare Coach, she was a Venezuelan Attorney with a law degree from the University of Illinois. After living in Chicago, Illinois for a few years, she moved to Silicon Valley, California, where she owned and operated a yoga studio. With nearly two decades of experience in yoga and meditation, she is a certified yoga and meditation teacher, registered with Yoga Alliance. She holds E-RYT 500 and YACEP certifications in Vinyasa Yoga, Functional Yin Yoga, Meditation, and Yoga Anatomy. She continues to accumulate thousands of hours of teaching, to hundreds of students. She now lives in Florida, and does Selfcare Coaching and hosts annual Yoga and Selfcare Retreats at eco-luxurious locations in Latin America, Yely helps busy professionals prevent and overcome burnout. When she is not teaching or stretching at StretchLab, she enjoys dancing and walks on the beach.