Ana Lucía Fariña is native of Costa Rica, a musician and a yoga instructor graduated from Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica where she received her 500hrs certification in 2009 and deepened her Yoga studies in India and the west with diverse renown teachers focusing mainly with Iyengar and traditional Hatha Yoga traiditions. She is certified as a EYT-500 instructor, Mindfulness, Meditation instructor, Thai massage therapist, Sound therapist, 100 hr Yoga Dance, 100 hr Kids Yoga, 100 hr Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga, Aerial Yoga, amongst other workshops and certifications. She currently teaches YTT 200 and 300 hour YTT programs in Bali, India and Costa Rica.
She is the founder of Pranaluz: Conscious Living- offering classes, workshops, retreats and conscious yoga travel vacations in diverse parts of the world like Bali, India, Costa Rica, South east Asia, Guatemala and other exotic and sacred destinations.
Analu has an MBA from Costa Rica and a Masters in Environmental Leadership from Naropa University (a Buddhist inspired university) located in Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.; where she also had the opportunity to deepen her spiritual practice in meditation, mindfulness and Tibetan Buddhism. In her 20’s she worked in Human resources and Marketing, and as a tour guide, and she has dedicated her life to studying spirituality and self-inquiry through Advaita Vedanta, and Buddhism (Tibetan and Mahayana tradition). She has also studied and practiced meditation in the Shambhala tradition, Vipassana tradition and the Zen tradition with diverse masters such as Dalai Lama, Mooji, Thich Nat Hanh etc.
Coming from a musician family, she has been playing piano, guitar and singing since early age. She currently practices bhakti yoga through devotional mantra chanting, kirtan and bhajans. She plays harmonium, guitar and sings. You can find her every month offering Kirtans in Bali, where she lives since 2016, or wherever she is traveling too, she brings the music and practices along.