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Welcome Lisa Willis  and Yanni Di Melo
to our Teaching Family. Lisa and Yanni both bring the beauty and experience of their dedicated  practices to round out our program.  Lisa W. leads our 9am Saturday Ashtanga Primary Series, Wednesday 9am Vinyasa and Yanni leads our Thursday 6pm Modifed Ashtanga Primary and our Friday night 6pm Vinyasa.

Our Costa Rica Retreat Registration now open! Karen G & Erika Lee, Jason Mastrian and Dragan Guirici are cooking up something special. Dates are 4/25 -5/2. Go to our events page to learn more and get registration info! Best room selection the earlier you book.

Welcome Vincent Villaruz, our newest Lotus Pad Family Member. Vincent is a skilled and intuitive massage therapist, who offers Deep Tissue, Swedish, Thai, Reflexology, Lomi(Hawaiian )Body work and more. Check our his bio and our other talented therapists here.

Schedule Updates
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Wednesday 4:30 Vinyasa by Donation is no longer offered.

Tuesday 4:30 Core Power hour is now a Vinyasa class. This one hour class is led by Michael Kuang and happens in Studio Blue, while the Kids' Yoga is in Studio Red. Open to all levels.

 Mysore Program. Now offering Tuesday and Wednesday 6pm Mysore classes with Ana Guerra!  Remember, you can come anytime after 6pm and practice until 8 with Ana's  thoughtful assists and watchful eye.    And of course, we  have Mysore on Sundays w/ Erin @ 7:45am! Simply Yummy!

We have a whole bunch of new workshops to offer : Ashtanga 101, Kids Yoga 101 and Thai Yoga 101.  Also Erika Lee is back with a workshop weekend.  Please go to our events page for the deets.  




The Pearl is now on Instagram! Please share your photos and follow us! #redpearlyoga


Famous. We were in a segment on the NBC TODAY SHOW . Here is the video link  

2013 BEST YOGA STUDIO from New Times and New Times Readers' Poll

BELLYCARD is our rewards program. Its free and you can redeem points for cool swag, discounts on class cards and more, just by attending classes.
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Veronique Farnault, LMT, NP

Lotus Pad Spa Director

While growing up in France, I studied diverse dance styles such as ballet, Afro-Brazilian, jazz, as well as gymnastics. From this training I gained a deeper understanding and appreciation for the human body- the way it moves, how it is held, what are it's possibilites and its limitations.

My dance experience in France and my discovery of the wisdom of the East through yoga served as a dual foundation upon which the Educating Hands Massage School of Miami exposed me to a wide range of modalities in 2001. This multidimensional training and approach is the source of every stroke received on my table.

  I have been a licensed massage therapist for over twelve years, blending Shiatsu, Thai and Bamboo-fusion massage to offer deep therapeutic relaxation. Other modalities available are Connective Tissue Massage and Reflexology.    

Book your bliss with me at  786.355.0692   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

FL LIC #MA35019



Arthur Gillespie, Certified Rolfer, LMT

I am a certified Rolfer and Rolf Movement practitioner from the Rolf Institute of Structural Integration where my studies took me to Boulder, CO and Barra do Sahy, Sao Paulo, Brasil.

My interest in Rolfing developed when I first experienced the technique, as I experienced a dramatic release of tension in my lower back and ribcage. My joints felt lubricated, and my movements felt fluid. I strive to have graceful, effortless movement in my daily life.-whether dance, yoga, tennis, running, swimming or walking. As a youth, I was drawn to the beauty of graceful movment in athletes and dancers. I played tennis and basketball in high school and college, and sometimes experienced flow within my body but it was unpredictable and elusive.

With Rolfing, I have discovered how easy posture and fluid movment naturally flow when the body becomes integrated. I am fascinated with the body patterns that are created from birth, trauma/stress, and our work environments. I use bodywork, movement and dialogue to create change and increase awareness of what it feels like to be in a new body that moves and experiences the world from a different point of view- a view where the body is not fighting gravity- but in alignment with it.

You may reach me at  510. 229. 9579 to book your session in the Lotus Pad at Red Pearl Yoga. 

FL LMT# MA67673



Jacqueline Burnett, LMT, CYT

I’m a licensed massage therapist who specializes in therapeutic bodywork with an intuitive healing touch. My initial training in massage began in Southern California in 2002, and I’ve continued to build on my training and practice here in South Florida.

My massage experience has been largely in the sports and therapeutic environment as well as in the spa industry in addition to attending to a growing private practice. I’m also a Reiki practitioner and have practiced yoga for many years, earning my 200 hr.Teacher Training Certification in Sampoorna Hatha Yoga in 2004.

I have additional certification in Medical Massage, Sports Massage,  Pregnancy Massage, Cranio Sacral therapy, LomiLomi and additional training in Reflexology and Thai Massage

I hold a Bachelor of Arts in Communication/TV&Film Production and worked in that industry for several years prior to moving to Florida.

I believe strongly in the power of human touch and in our own body's innate wisdom to heal. Both massage and yoga offer our bodies these unique gifts, and a lifestyle which incorporates these two practices together can create a powerful combination for our health and well being.

Book with me at 954.854.1744

FL Lic #MA51501

Vincent Villaruz , LMT

Hi ! I am Vincent Villaruz, a Florida licensed massage therapist , providing an amazing massage bodywork experience.

My love of helping others has led me to a very fulfilling and satisfying career in the health and wellness industry well over 14 years.
My skills include Swedish, Sports, Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, Lomi (Hawaiian massage), THAI, Hot Stones and Energy work.

My other education includes personal training, nationally certified through (ACE) *American Council on Exercise 1999.
I have also enjoyed working as a nurse aide/ home care aide for the State of Hawaii 2007-2013.

I am a graduate from the State of Hawaii 2009 and recently located here to Fort Lauderdale.

My moto is "Health is an inside job; It all begins with from within."


Book with me at: 808.728.0530

FL Lic #MA76468)

 Denise Dobbs, LMT, RYT

Denise is a licensed massage therapist specializing in craniosacral, Reiki, sports, and integral massage. Integral Massage is a technique that works with the structural alignment of your body. Denise believes in treating the whole system and uses wisdom from her studies of yoga to teach her clients more about their bodies. She has been a practicing yoga student since 1993 and has been practicing her healing work since 2005 while studying at Florida College of Natural Health. She has massaged all types of clients, including: yacht owners, CEO's of large businesses, professional athletes, members of The White House, spiritual masters, and expecting mothers.

Denise is also a Certified Liberation Breath-work Coach which helps to trace complex issues in your life to the origins of your subconscious mind and supports you in finding solutions and resolutions to deeply rooted issues. Denise has been trained to guide your breath in a way that enables you to process the emotions, ideas, and breakthroughs that occur during the session.  

Denise has also trained in Landmark Forum which teaches people to develop strong personal skill to achieve the highest quality of life. It is her deepest desires to support everyone in living their life with bliss, healing, and finding their life's purpose.

Contact: 954.8151397


FL Lic #MA

Russell Mamorsky, LMT, CYT

 Russell "Sapopaz" Mamorsky is a massage therapist, yoga teacher & singer/songwriter whose own healing journey through song, spirit and mind/body practices has traversed over twenty years of travel and been steeped in both spiritual and body-centered studies.

With over ten years as a massage therapist and 2,000 plus logged hours of combined body, health and spirituality related studies (including massage/yoga trainings and current explorations into Ayurveda and Sound Healing)- in addition to holding a BA in Liberal Arts and some graduate work in religious studies- Russell is a lifelong learner and continually evolving and deepening his enthusiastic connection to holistic healing and well-being.

Currently, he is on staff at the Lotus Pad at Red Pearl Yoga and at the Ayurvedic Center for Well Being in Hollywood, FL. Additionally, he freelances as a yoga teacher and roving kirtan musician, as well as being an educator at the Yellow Wood Learning Center, an alternative learning community for teenagers. 

Russell's unique practice of bodywork is a highly stylized and creative blend of western deep tissue and therapeutic swedish techniques mixed with elements of Thai, Esalen, Lomi, trigger point, reflexology, myoskeletal alignment, passive stretching, energy and breath work and Ayurvedic based yoga therapy. His spiritually grounded Hands of Shiva bodywork practice strives to deliver a healing experience that creates and sustains a state of heightened awareness and well being, untweaking and fine tuning the body/mind for an enhanced sense of vibrancy and ease. 


FL Lic # MA51858



 And a little something more for your mind...


Jodie Berman,  Holistic Life Coach, M.S.

jodiebermanhead 1I have always worked in areas that I can truly mentor, teach and transcend others in their lives. My career started in mental health working with adults and children and for the last decade I transitioned into academia where I worked at a local university in various roles within administration as well as being a professor within the health professions.

My undergraduate degree is in psychology and my graduate degrees are in conflict resolution and analysis. I am a certified energy healer through the modalities of reiki, theta healing, and integrated energy therapy. Everything is energy, we are pure energy! I work with the ideals of positive psychology and an expert conflict dissolver.

I am an expert in coaching people how to successfully master their inspired life while skillfully balancing having it all.

My education and career have allowed me to gain experience in being a coaching extraordinaire.  My path in this world has always led me to be a guide for others and to let them shine.

Book with me at: 754. 201.7631

Explore more at:   www.jodieberman.com



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