Edely L. Wallace, E-RYT, CYT, CDT, MLD, MT, Founder and Executive Director of Yogamatrix is a master Yoga Instructor with
over two decades of teaching experience and training in Belgium, Brazil and the United States. Edely is a former Executive Board Member and Treasurer (2002-2005) of the “Yoga Alliance” and, formerly held the position of Yoga Consultant for Orange County Public School (1999 to 2003) in Orlando, Florida.
Edely was first exposed to Yoga after a serious road accident in the 1980s. Faced with multiple fractures, surgeries and ensuing complications she dedicated the next five years of her life to an intense study of Yoga which helped in her recovery. From 1988 to 1992 she studied under the famous author and Yoga teacher Andre Van Lysebeth in Brussels (Belgium) where she was also introduced to the Lymphatic System. After that, she trained in the US in several Yoga traditions such as Iyengar, Desikachar, Kripalu and Sivananda.
Edely is a teacher trainer who has been teaching Yoga workshops and retreats nationally and internationally. Since 2000 she has trained over 350 yoga teachers.
An accomplished teacher in asanas (yoga poses), yoga-nidra (deeper relaxation) and pranayama techniques, she also designed and teaches the unique approach Lymphatic Yoga. Over twenty years, Edely has been studying lymph therapy and combining Yoga and Lymphatic drainage only in her own personal yoga practice and now has released her findings to share the impressive results of this powerful combination: Yoga & Lymphatic System.
At the end of 2011 she released her first Lymphatic Yoga book “Lymphatic Yoga and the Water of Life” as part of a trilogy about Lymphatic Yoga method. She is now writing her second Lymphatic Yoga book which will be soon available.
Edely also is Certified Lymph Therapist by both:
- the renowned medical “Foldi Clinic” (CDT) in Hinterzarten, Germany (2011), under Dr. Etelka Foldi and
- the traditional “Vodder School” (MLD) method in Walchsee, Austria (2012), under Hildegard Wittlinger.
In 2004 she released the DVD entitled “Yoga for Stress Relief.” Edely has been featured on several TV shows including “Daily Buzz” and Morning News at “Fox 35” and newspapers including “The Orlando Sentinel.”
Edely has a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and studied Mathematics in Brazil (FAFI) and has taught Math at the Junior High School level. Her passion for Yoga and the Lymphatic System becomes evident in the enthusiastic, profound, gentle and precise way she leads the classes, establishing an environment of confidence, well-being and contagious joy in all who follow her teachings.