Matece Skow

For more than 15 years, Matece Skow has been fostering compassionate growth and deep relaxation for students and clients. She  facilitates safe and nurturing environments for transformation of body and heart.



1999 – Certified Massage and BodyMind Therapist- 575 Hours
Healing Arts Institute, Ft. Collins, Colorado

2003 – Reiki Training Level I, II, and Master
Bloomington, Indiana

2005 – Yoga Meets Dance Teacher Training
Sedona, Arizona

2006 – Sivananda Hatha Yoga Teacher Training – 200 Hours
Sivananda Yoga Retreat, Nasssau, Bahamas

2007 – American Institute of Vedic Studies – 300 hours

2008 – Vinyasa Flow Yoga In Depth Studies and Teacher Training – 130 hours
with Mark Stephens Santa Cruz, California

2008 – Thai Yoga Massage Practitioner and Certification
Ritam Healing Arts Ojai, California

2010 – Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training with Mark Stephens – 500 Hours
RYT Certification Santa Cruz, California

2010 – Healer’s Immersion and Advanced Thai Yoga Massage Training
Ritam Healing Arts Kauai, Hawaii

2012 – Traditional Thai Massage Training with Arjan Pichest Boonthumme
Chiang Mai, Thailand

2012 – Thai Foot Reflexology with Master Jack Chaiya
Chiang Mai, Thailand

2012 – Nerve Touch Massage with Medicinal Herb Packs Lek Chaiya
Chiang Mai, Thailand

2012 – Advanced Nerve Touch Level I and II with Master Jack Chaiya
Chiang Mai, Thailand

2012 – Yoga Teacher Training Module 1 with Max Strom
Los Gatos, California

2012 – Yoga Tune Up Therapy Ball Practitioner Training with Jill Miller
Los Gatos, California

2013 – Matece earned her E-RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance
and began teaching yoga teachers

2013 – Inversions Immersion Teacher Training with Maty Ezraty
Los Gatos, California

2013 – Yoga Teacher Training Module 2 with Max Strom
Los Gatos, California

2014 – Anatomy & the Functional Approach to Yoga with Paul and Suzee Grilley
Los Gatos, California

2015 – Blueprint Poses Teacher Training with Maty Ezraty
Los Gatos, California

2016 – Heart of the Bhagavad Gita Immersion with Prajna Vieira
Los Gatos, California


2008: Yin-Yang Yoga with Paul Grilley

2008: Ayurveda and Yoga with Scott Blossom

2008: Befriending the Mind-Dragons with Sally Kempton

2009: Therapeutic Yoga with Cheri Clampett and Arturo Peal

2010: The Art of Teaching Flow Yoga with Linda McGrath

2010: Healing Power of Forgiveness with Max Strom

2011: Shoulder Anatomy with Jill Miller

2011: Pelvic Floor Workshop with Leslie Howard

2012: Art of Teaching Beginners with Jason Crandell

2012: Relax and Renew Restorative Yoga with Judith Hanson Lasater

2012: Compassionate Presence with Sarah Powers

2014: Demystifying Breath and Bandhas with Leslie Kaminoff

You are on the path… exactly where you are meant to be right now…
And from here, you can only go forward, shaping your life story into a magnificent tale of triumph, of healing, of courage, of beauty, of wisdom, of power, of dignity, and of love.”