Liz Getman is a registered yoga teacher (E-RYT 200, YACEP) and community builder with a diverse background in health and wellness, spirituality, nonprofit outreach, academic research, and communication. Liz’s work lies in challenging social norms and preconceived beliefs that limit our individual and collective potential. Through teaching, training, advocacy, and more, Liz supports others in realizing their purpose, cultivating self-love and compassion, and serving the world with an open, forgiving heart. Liz studied Hatha and Hridaya (spiritual heart) yoga with Arjuna Dharma Das and Arpita Kshama Devi at Mahadevi Ashram & Kaivalya Yoga School in Tzununá, Guatemala. While there, she founded and developed Cacaoga®, a practice that unifies sacred cacao with heart-centered asana and meditation. Liz is also a certified Zumba® instructor and offers classes regularly in Gainesville. In addition to teaching yoga, Cacaoga®, and Zumba®, she leads yoga and wellness retreats across the globe. She is also host of the podcast Beyond Asana, writes for Elephant Journal, and leads guided meditations on the app Insight Timer.