Biz Magarity has been practicing yoga since 2000 and was in the fifth Wake Up Yoga teacher training. She is E-RYT certified, completing both a 250-hour foundational program and a 500-hour advanced yoga certification. Her additional studies have focused on therapeutic applications of yoga including musculoskeletal imbalances and yoga as a multisystem approach to condition management. Her specialties include vinyasa yoga, structural yoga therapy, yoga for athletes, yoga for pelvic floor, prenatal yoga and anatomy.
Her current studies and teaching reflect an understanding of the therapeutic benefit of yoga to empower students to find and reestablish health. As co-founder of Nava Yoga Center, Biz collaborates with Vincera Institute clinicians to offer yoga as a complementary therapy for core muscle injuries, sports injuries, back care, chronic pain & concussions. She has been an adjunct faculty member at the Maryland University of Integrative Health, the nations first accredited Master of Science program in Yoga Therapy and is currently collaborating with Thomas Jefferson University to develop a continuing education courses on Yoga. She received her BS from Penn State University and MBA in Healthcare Management from Temple University.