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About

Luna Castilho is a Registered Yoga Teacher, Certified Breath work, Pranayama teacher, Sound Healer, Certified Personal Trainer (NASM), Group Fitness (AFAA), Nutrition Coach and Indoor Cycling.

She did her yoga trainings at Pure Yoga and Prema Yoga Institute, giving her a background in Vinyasa with roots Ashtanga and Iyengar alignment, as well as Hatha yoga practice, philosophy and pranayama techniques.

On her strength classes and personal training sessions expect tons mobility, plyometrics, calisthenics, weights, kettlebells, power moves and maximal strength.

Whether you are looking to build muscle, move better, just tone up, low or high impact, She has something for you.

On her private yoga classes or personal training, She will work together with you to tailor a plan that work for your goals and needs.

 

Luna grew up in a small beach town close to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where she grew up surrounded by nature, hiking mountains barefoot, going to the beach, surfing, exploring the jungles and playing all sorts of outdoor sports.

 

For nearly 20 years in the Fashion industry working as a fashion model, she spent most of her life trying to constantly adhere to a certain “beauty standard” set forward by the fashion industry. Unhappy with how she felt, she discovered her life’s purpose: to help others embrace their body and find their power within.

 

Practicing yoga and weight lifting many year her goal is to empower you!

When taking yoga classes with her, you can expect powerful flows combined by mindful contemplations and grounding experiences, as well as somatic release, working the body, mind, soul and spirit.

 

Mission

My purpose is to help you find you power within.

Offerings

Private, Corporate Events, Group Fitness and Events:

Breath work & Meditation 

Yin Yoga & Sound Bath

Sound Bath

Vinyasa, Hatha, Restorative and Power Yoga 

Personal Training 

Group Fitness (HIIT, Strength, Sculpt, Body weight)

Indoor Cycling

Weekly Schedule

Monday
4:30pm Wild Flow at Sui Yoga
7pm Sunset Yoga Flow at NoMo Hotel Rooftop Soho

Tuesday:
5:30pm Vinyasa Flow at Sui Yoga
7pm Sonic Deep (Yin Yoga and Sound Bath) at Sui Yoga

Wednesday:
5:30pm SunMoon at Sui Yoga
7pm Yin Yoga at Sui Yoga

Thursday:
5:30pm Vinyasa Flow at Form + Flow Waterfront
7pm Restorative Yoga and Sound Bath at Form + Flow Waterfront

Friday:
10:15am Yoga Flow at Five:30 Fitness
2pm Wild Core at Sui Yoga

Saturday:
10:30am Wild Flow at Sui Yoga
12pm Wild Core at Sui Yoga

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Join me Monday's 7pm at NoMo Hotel Rooftop Soho for a rejuvenating yoga flow as we watch the Sunset!
Spots are limited

Sunset Yoga Flow at NoMo Rooftop SoHo

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"Luna had such a calming and trusting prescience. I felt at ease throughout my practice. I cannot recommend any of Luna's class enough. If you enjoy yoga not only for the physical benefits but the mental and spiritual benefits then Luna is the instructor for you."
"Luna is genuinely the best instructor have ever had"

"Amazing energy. Silly light hearted which people in nyc need"

"Luna is a breath of fresh air."

"Luna is simply the best yoga teacher I've ever had 💛🌻"

"It is life changing !"

Kathy Leake, NY

"Luna is amazing. She is what you want your Yoga instructor to be - experienced, kind, accepting. I am fairly new to Yoga, have had knee surgery so I can't do everything. lam here to expand my exercise regimen beyond what I typically do. Yoga studios can be intimidating to those of us newbies.
However, at Sui Yoga & special thanks to Luna
- I am treated with a welcoming and open vibe that will keep me coming back."

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"Special class! Love Luna’s sequencing. Perfect blend of athletic flow and yoga groove in a stunningly beautiful and calm environment. The other big yoga studio franchise (whose name shall go unmentioned ahem) could really learn a thing or two about what it means to be genuinely genuine. A gem!! 🙏🧘‍♀️"

"Incredible instructor was so kind, warm, and helpful! One of the best yoga classes I’ve ever taken!"

"Very much enjoyed this class - didn’t know what to expect and was intimidated with the amount of people at first, but Luna was kind, passionate, and I was able to let go which I normally have a hard time doing."

Mathew Parker, NY

"Absolutely amazing. Luna helps heal your soul."

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"Exactly what I’ve been looking for- a spiritual as well as physical practice that is challenging but welcoming. I am so grateful to have found this beautiful practice. Luna is fantastic and it is just a matter of time before everyone catches on and it’s impossible to book a spot in her classes." 
"Luna was amazing, empathetic, instructive, loving and attentive!"
 
"Class with Luna is 10/10 every time."
"Luna’s classes are my favorite, hands down!!"
"Luna was great, very friendly and informative. Her flow was fun and innovative. Definitely recommend"
"One of my favorite yoga experiences to date"
"Absolute love Luna and the energy she brings. She makes adjustments when necessary and guides the class with her beautiful and calming voice. Very hard to come by such a great teacher"
"Luna is the best as always"
"Very much enjoyed this class - didn't know what to expect and was intimidated with the amount of people at first, but Luna was kind, passionate, and I was able to let go which I normally have a hard time doing."
"I LOVE LUNA"
"Great instructor! I’ve been practicing yoga on and off for several years now and I love it when I’m introduced to a new move or pose in a class and that’s what I got today!"

Delaney Kelly, NY

"Luna is a fabulous teacher. She has a radiance and warmth to her while she teaches. The energy she brings helps students challenge themselves and find their edge while still creating a safe space to ground and re-center."

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"Luna have this amazing energy and a well structured class! I love it"
 
"Luna is amazing! Her class was intense, relaxing, and fun at the same time."

"An incredible experience. Luna is amazing."
"Luna led an excellent, rigorous class that utilized all the senses and made for a very enjoyable practice. It was wild and fun, by the end I felt like a frog on a Lilly pad—in the best way! Will definitely return."
 
"Luna is my favorite yoga instructor ever! So much good energy in all of her classes, I worked up quite a sweat!"
"Absolute love Luna and the energy she brings. She makes adjustments when necessary and guides the class with her beautiful and calming voice. Very hard to come by such a great teacher."
"Incredible instructor was so kind, warm, and helpful! One of the best yoga classes I've ever taken!"
"Special class at a special yoga studio! Love Luna's sequencing. Perfect blend of athletic flow and yoga groove in a stunningly beautiful and calm environment. what it means to be genuinely genuine. A gem!!”
"Luna was so so amazing ! Great voice and powerful flow"
“This class was life changing! It felt like I released years of stored trauma. Every class I’ve taken with Luna has been amazing but this Full Moon class was something else!”
 
“Love Luna’s class!!”
 
“This class was amazing, luna’s energy is 10/10”

Holly Chen, NY

"Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be taught by an åactual angel? Because that could be your reality here!! Luna is a
*goddess.* She is the embodiment of yoga in that she is a perfect balance of fitness and spirituality. I love that she themes her classes to help you find an external purpose but also offering the option to just do what fits your needs that day/season. She is welcoming to all levels of students and focuses on creating a smooth flowing practice that will leave you feeling physically and emotionally balanced. After a long hiatus from practicing and teaching yoga, one class with Luna has inspired me to prioritize daily practice again!"

Tammy Crosby, NY

"In a city filled with great yoga studios and great instructors, this one really stands out.
Luna was one of the best yoga instructors I've had in all of Manhattan. Highly, highly recommend her class"

Jenae S., NY

"Amazing class with Luna!!! The calmest and most at peace I feel all day is in class with her."

Victor Cotto, NY

Sui Deep was phenomenal with Luna C. Expertly crafted class, incredibly tone setting voice, masterful chanting/opening call and response along with deep long holds that progressively complemented each pose into a relaxing and gratifying finish. A must whether you're a beginner or a forever practitioner.

Susan Conrad,

NY

"Luna is amazing! What a lovely new moon ritual. I loved her breath work and her calm, soothing voice. We really got into the hips!"

Irene S., NY

"Luna is an exceptional teacher who clearly has a deep passion for yoga and a wealth of knowledge to share. Her guidance throughout the class was both supportive and challenging, and she created a safe space for us to explore our bodies and our practice"

Juan Brea, NY

"Luna is an amazing yoga instructor! Cool, Calm & caring. Love her class!"

Margaux Sajous, NY

"Wonderful class. Beautiful energy. Exactly what I needed
Thank you Luna!"

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"Luna is an exceptional teacher who clearly has a deep passion for yoga and a wealth of knowledge to share. Her guidance throughout the class was both supportive and challenging, and she created a safe space for us to explore our bodies and our practice"

"This yoga class was a true experience. The way the sound bath is integrated in to the flow and the very insightful verbal guidance made this class a breeze to just jump into for an hour away from busy life. Connecting with our breath and body in such a deep way, with so many other souls who came to do the same. The instructor is fantastic. I could go on but overall, I highly recommend this class. "

"Such a good teacher!!"

"I’ve been struggling with anxiety and depression, so it’s been difficult to get myself motivated to even leave my apt. I pushed myself finally and went to Lunas class. I’ll definitely make Lunas classes my go to weekly."

Yoga Retreats

Find the quiet power to restore, the strength to transform, and the serenity to thrive within the stillness of a yoga retreat. It’s not just a break – it’s a journey to awaken your inner resilience and embrace the harmony of mind, body, and soul.

“The Fire Within Retreat was a life-changing experience, where I found strength in silence, discovered the beauty of vulnerability, and embraced profound self-discovery. Grateful for the whispers of transformation that reshaped my life.” – Sofia

Retreat the Fire Within 

Rincon, Puerto Rico

Oct 2-7th 2023

End of summer is the perfect time to slow down and tune in. This six-day retreat will give you the space and time to reconnect with yourself and renew your inner fire. Nourishing food, daily practice, nature walks, Caribbean swims, and sunsets will make it natural to come home to yourself!

6 days in Rincon, Puerto Rico

2 yoga classes a day, breath work, meditation, surfing, sun, beach a lovely Ayurvedic food.

Wild Heart Retreat

Tulum, Mexico

March 29th - April 6th 2024

A call to gather in the shared desire

to awaken our natural essence

 

In reconnecting to the earth in the Mayan jungle and by the Caribbean sea, sharing our inherited skills, our intention is to further the evolution of our collective highest wisdom.

 

With daily yoga, meditation, breathwork, journaling, rituals, feasting and more, we send out a primal call to join in these meaningful

7 days of adventure and relaxation.

Vila dos Pescadores, Tulum, Mexico

March 31st - April 6

“Such a beautiful and memorable trip! One that I will never forget🫶” - Emily

 

“The retreat was easily a highlight of my year. Between the extraordinary daily yoga, the organized itinerary, and the people the trip was a 10/10”

 

“A well-balanced adventure with mindful exercise and relaxation built in.”

 

“The retreat exceeded all of my expectations and I’m so grateful for the experience. I come  away feeling refreshed, inspired and with lots of new friends! Can’t wait till the next one!” - Jason

 

“The yoga retreat was amazing. I truly feel like so relaxed for the first time in a long time. It wasn’t just about “relaxing” by the sun/beach but doing yoga and journaling daily help you reframe your mindset and truly be present. I love how everything was already pre planned and walking out of my room barefoot. I can’t wait to go to the next retreat!!”

 

“This was epic and life changing trip so many wonderful people and practices !”

 

“Retreat was well organized, with challenging morning yoga to kick off the day, fun and thoughtful excursions and beautiful accommodations with warm and welcoming staff.”

 

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