Ariel Kiley is an avid yoga practitioner and former marathon runner living in Brooklyn, New York. She is a licensed Integrated Yoga Tune Up(R) teacher. Ariel completed her 200-hour teacher training through YogaWorks. She is also a certified Yoga for Runners specialist with Toronto Yoga for Runners master Christine Feldstead and graduate of the Laughing Lotus 300 hour advanced teacher training. Ariel is a prolific writer. Her first book, co-written with best friend Simone Kornfeld entitled "Smitten: The Way of the Brilliant Flirt" will be released by Chronicle in 2013 (www.smittenbook.com). Ariel’s classes emphasize precise physical alignment, an openhearted attitude and absolute self-acceptance. Plus laughter. Always laughter. Her primary intention as an instructor is to help each student merge with the truest teacher possible – the unfailing guide within.