Maritza Alcoreza

Specialities: Mindfulness, meditation, nature hikes, self-care, mental health evidence-based education

Upcoming Courses

Mindful y Radiante Meditations

Mindful y Radiante Meditations

$25.00 - $80.00
Choose to be the best version of yourself. Take time for you, just you, to breathe, meditate and enjoy live music on Mondays

Daily living in a pandemic takes a toll on your mind and body. Mindful y Radiante meditations are led by Maritza Alcoreza, an experienced mindfulness guide and licensed social worker. She creates the space to calm your mind, practice breathing techniques and collaborate with artists to share live music. Carefully curated, each week explores a different theme around self care:

  • Mind, Body & Spirit
  • Breath work
  • Boundary setting (work)
  • Boundary setting (home)

Mindful y Radiante Meditations integrate mindfulness based stress reduction techniques with guided self-reflection to help balance the stress accumulated from daily life in these modern times.

Live music featuring Caribbean vibes and instrumental guitars will be your escape on Mondays in April to relax and indulge in some me time. Connect your mind to your body with conscious breathing. Explore your mind with guided questions. Observe your thoughts with mindfulness meditation. Flow with live music and be present.

Start now by asking yourself:

  • What does my body need in this moment?
  • What does my mind need in this moment?
  • What does my spirit need in this moment?

I hope to see you on Mondays in April. Save your spot today, register, and share this experience with a friend. Growing together is a special experience, choose wisely!

“As someone who is new to practicing Mindfulness, I have found Maritza’s sessions to be incredibly welcoming, unintimidating, and joyful. Her calming and down-to-earth presence is refreshing, and taking part in both her English and Spanish language sessions has provided me with greater perspective and stress management techniques that I use throughout the week. These weekly sessions have been a real bright spot over the past few months and I always look forward to the next one!” – Katie, 2020

Hi, I’m Maritza Alcoreza

Maritza is a Latina- Bolivian-Puerto Rican- social and emotional wellness educator, mindfulness guide, and licensed social worker. Maritza is the Director of Social and Emotional Wellness at Living Classrooms Foundation, where she has designed programming for youth using leadership development in a sports setting and cultivating healthy choices as a lifestyle.  As a daughter of immigrants, Maritza has cultivated a strong work ethic to achieve her goals that impact the greater good. She has practiced yoga and meditation over ten years as a way to pause and recharge after long days serving under-resourced communities in Baltimore, MD. As a wellness professional, Maritza prioritizes self-care and shares how to make it your lifestyle through discipline. Through community support groups she creates a platform for collective healing, focused on mindfulness meditation, self-reflection and self-care, in both English and Spanish. Her personal experience as a mother opened her eyes to the power of taking a pause and being mindful of our emotions, in order to deepen relationships with the ones we love. Maritza loves to use parks, the National Harbor and other forms of being in nature for self-care and mindfulness practice. Maritza earned her Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus with a focus on community organizing. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Hispanic Studies from the College of William and Mary.

Our Thursday morning sessions are invaluable for our overall mental health. After each session, we all feel invigorated and ready for the next challenges

Lisa

'Pa'lante!'

My Story

Maritza is a Latina- Bolivian-Puerto Rican- social and emotional wellness educator, mindfulness guide, and licensed social worker. As a daughter of immigrants, Maritza has cultivated a strong work ethic to achieve her goals that impact the greater good. She has practiced yoga and meditation over ten years as a way to pause and recharge after long days serving under-resourced communities in Baltimore, MD. As a wellness professional, Maritza prioritizes self-care and shares how to make it a lifestyle through discipline. Self-Care takes discipline. Just like physical fitness requires routine and determination, Maritza shares the power of self-care routines, rituals, and tiny joys. Through community support groups she creates a platform for collective healing, focused on mindfulness meditation, self-reflection and self-care. She facilitates groups in English and Spanish to help others reclaim their peace and compassion. Maritza guides women of color to break negative generational patterns that may be holding them back. Her personal experience as a mother opened her eyes to the power of taking a pause and being mindful of our emotions, in order to deepen relationships with the ones we love.

Nature has a powerful effect on your nervous system. Spending time in nature decreases your stress, lowers your blood pressure and increases your ability to concentrate. Maritza loves to use parks, the National Harbor and other forms of being in nature for self-care and mindfulness practice. One of her favorite things to do is walk through nature, as an appreciation and mindfulness hike.

Maritza is the Director of Social and Emotional Wellness at Living Classrooms Foundation, where she has designed programming for youth using leadership development in a sports setting and cultivating healthy choices as a lifestyle. Maritza Co-Founded a non-profit in Baltimore, the Alliance for Community Teachers and Schools, where she developed leaders through schools, guiding parents and teachers to use each other as resources. Maritza earned her Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus with a focus on community organizing. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Hispanic Studies from the College of William and Mary.

Maritza is a mami, wife and wanna-be farmer. One day she’ll have the space to grow all the food and flowers, host restorative wellness retreats and invite you over for some peace.

YOGA FOR EVERY BODY