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Yoga Instructors

Yoga Instructor Amy

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Amy teaches a core strength vinyasa class starting with a mediation in the beginning and ending with a shavasana at the end of the class. She provides modifications for all poses. Her goal is to have people leaving her class feeling better than when they walked in. Amy enjoys encouraging her clients to breathe, stay centered and live in the present moment as they go amongst their busy days. She loves spreading knowledge and encouraging the belief in intentions. Amy finds it very important to pass on what she has learned to make others feel good and spiritual.

Yoga Instructor Marisa

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For the past 14 years, Marisa has dedicated her life to fitness. She first started her journey by receiving a Bachelors degree in Physical Education and a Masters degree in Health Education. After completing her collegiate education, Marisa went on to become certified as a group fitness instructor in 2009 through AFAA. She then received her Spin certification through Mad Dogg and Schwinn just a few years later. Marisa received her latest certification at Barre Above with a Pilates focus in 2019. Through the years, Marisa has taught several different formats in her classes and is versatile in various forms of exercise. Additionally, Marisa has also been a Physical Education Teacher for the last 14 years and is currently teaching at an elementary school in Queens. With her energetic and excited persona, Marisa strives to motivate and inspire all of her clients and students by teaching them that fitness and wellness is the key to a healthy lifestyle. Marisa is originally from Floral Park but now lives in Merrick with her husband and 3 children.

Yoga Instructor tarah

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Tara has been in the fitness industry for 15 years. Starting with Spin and became certified with Mad Dogg Athletics. Through an injury, she found the wonderful benefits of Pilates work and have been teaching mat classes since 2004 and is now certified in Power Pilates. Tara has been teaching Barre classes for about four years and went to Beyond Barre for teacher training. Over the years, Tara has seen first hand how exercise can change a person; in the physical form and also shape them mentally into strong, focused and self confident individuals.

Yoga Instructor meredith

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In 2012, Meredith initially attended yoga classes to prevent running-related injuries while preparing to run her first half marathon. As Meredith’s yoga practice progressed, she learned to focus her mind inward amidst distractions on and off of the mat, which led to a more centered and peaceful existence. Yoga greatly enhanced Meredith’s life, and she believed that it could greatly enhance the lives of others as well. As a result, Meredith enrolled in the YogaWorks 200 Hour Teacher Training program in New York City, from which she graduated in March 2015. Meredith’s classes focus on proper alignment, listening to the breath, and linking breath to movement.

Yoga Instructor marci

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Marci’s classes are designed around a sense of self-awareness, for both the mind and the body. We enter each class with a virtual scan of the self’s unchartered territory, using imagery as a guided tool. Her goal is to help assist each practitioner on their journey to meet their barriers, both physically and mentally, encouraging light and movement to open up a new pathway that enables them to press forward with their workout and their lives.

Yoga Instructor Meaghan

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Meaghan is a second-year English Master's student at Fordham University. She started teaching exercise classes as an undergraduate at Providence College and is currently certified in Sports Yoga, Spinning, and Group Exercise. Her hobbies include reading, hiking, and going to the beach.

Yoga Instructor Olga

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Olga started practicing yoga after sustaining a gymnastics injury. She found that yoga was a great alternative physical activity because of its low-impact qualities. She was certified through Prana Shakti Flow 200 hr yoga training at Long Island Yoga School. She also has a restorative yoga certification from Breathe N Flow Yoga. She has been teaching yoga 6 years and loves how rewarding it is to see yoga help the lives of her students. She is studying to be an occupational therapist and has acquired extensive knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology through graduate course work. In addition Olga is certified in personal training, Pilates, and competes in women’s fitness/ body building competitions.

Yoga Instructor Elena

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Elena is a New York yogi and serves with passion and creativity! Her love for movement began with dance performing and competing for 15 years. In 2009 she was in a severe car accident and came across her first yoga class. Ever since it has made an immense impact in her life – healing the endured physical, mental and emotional trauma. In 2017, Elena traveled abroad to Thailand to complete her 200h yoga teacher training to dive deeper into the yogic lifestyle. Most recently in 2019, Elena received her 85h pre/post-natal yoga certification. Her mission is to encourage an open mind and open heart. To relieve tension in ourselves and move mindfully, breathe deeper and live consciously - inviting abundance of self love, solace and gratitude to flow through these spaces with create within.

Yoga Instructor Archer

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Archer is 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified with a focus on creating a strong foundation for his students to build upon. He leads with mindful movement and conscious breath to bring balance to the body. There is a big emphasis on slowing down and finding the correct alignment in Archer's classes. An Usui Reiki Master, Archer connects his spiritual teachings with everything he does including yoga. He offers space for his students to explore the subtle energetic layers within the practice, allowing yoga to enrich their life beyond the mat.

Yoga Instructor Gabriela

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Gabriela Guevara found her passion for Yoga eight years ago while attending an intensive dance training program at Broadway Dance Center. Her intentions were to work on her flexibility and relaxing her muscles from hours of strenuous practices, but what she gained was so much more. Yoga had become a catalyst for expanding her spiritual practice, an outlet to release any emotional tensions or stresses of daily life. As her practice in Yoga deepened so did her spiritual journey in life. It helped to give her a deeper understanding of who she is and which path was meant for her in this lifetime.

Yoga Instructor Betti Ann

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Betti Ann started her practice as a form of exercise but immediately began to notice the balance it provided mentally as well as the physical and spiritual connection & benefits.
She is honored to have had so many great teachers in her life both on and off the mat. Betti Ann’s style is influenced by various schools & techniques. Her teaching is alignment-oriented and breath centered, a practice which will hopefully leave you renewed & restored.
Mindful Yoga applies the traditional Buddhist teachings & the physical asanas (postures) with the holistic approach of connecting your mind & your breath.
“Yoga has been a part of my life for over 10 years, and my practice has helped me grow stronger, more flexible and fearless, both on and off the mat. Yoga inspires me to live each moment more mindfully”.

Yoga Instructor Marie

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Marie is an accountant and real estate agent but found her passion in yoga. She first discovered yoga many years ago while looking for an at-home fitness regimen. When she brought her practice into a yoga studio, she realized the spirituality of yoga and enjoyed the positive effects it had on her, both physically and emotionally. After seeing her daughter become a yoga instructor, she believed she could do the same and completed her own 200-hour YTT in 2019. They now enjoy practicing together. With focus on the breath, alignment and body awareness, she guides her students through their practice with the goal of feeling more connected to their mind, body and spirit.