Ann Marie Palma is a Registered Dental Hygienist and a Certified Bikram Yoga Instructor. She owns,operates and teaches at Bikram Yoga Palm Desert- El Paseo .She practices Dental Hygiene at Dr. Rene Dell'Acqua Dental Studio on El Paseo.
Ann Marie found her passion for Bikram Yoga 9 years ago when a bulging disc threatened her Dental Hygiene career. Refusing her MD's invasive treatment recommendations, she began a consistent practice of Bikram Yoga. Within a few short months all of her back issues completely resolved. Additionally , her overall health improved so dramatically that she became a strong advocate for the Bikram series.
In the fall of 2011 she attended Bikram Yoga College of India 's 9 week intense teacher training program in hopes to help others resolve their own health issues.In August 2012,with the amazing love and support of core students she purchased her struggling home Bikram studio.She has strong sentimental feelings for the studio that restored her physically and strengthened her mentally.
Today,Ann Marie continues to practice Dental Hygiene pain free.She encourages both her hygiene patients and her yoga students to practice yoga and floss daily.