Stacey: RYT200, began taking yoga several years ago after suffering a running injury. What began as a means to complement her exercise routine soon blossomed in to a passion for yoga asana and philosophy. She decided to deepen her knowledge and enrolled in a teacher training program so that she could help share her love of yoga with others. Stacey is certified under Angela Strynkowski at A Jewel in the Lotus yoga school. She is also certified in Level 1 Principle-Based Partner Yoga as well as Restorative Breast Cancer Yoga. Stacey is currently completing her 85 hr prenatal yoga teacher training and welcomes the opportunity to work with women in this stage of life. She continues to learn and explore different styles of yoga including Dharma, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Gentle and Restorative yoga, integrating these different styles in to her classes for a unique and wonderful experience.
Linda Hacker: E-RYT500, has been practicing yoga for
over a decade, receiving her 200 hour teacher title in 2006 and her 500 hour
level in 2009. She is also a “Relax and Renew Trainer” certified by Judith
Hanson Lasater. In 2010 Linda completed the “Om Yoga Breast Cancer Survivors
Teacher Training”, and began a yoga program at “The Friends for Life
Foundation”,working with cancer survivors for several years. Teaching a variety
of styles and adapting the practice of Yoga to individual needs is her passion,
believing the many gifts of yoga are available to all following their Svadharma
(One's own way).
August of 2012, Linda continues to teach yoga classes for our nations Veterans
in the PTSD residential treatment center at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center
in Northport, NY "... There
is no heart like that of a soldier.”
Sumati is a certified Yoga Instructor, with an
undergrad in Regular & Special Education and Masters in counseling.
Sumati has been practicing yoga since 1999, and teaching since 2003. Her
classes consist of Beginner, Intermediate, All Levels, Gentle,
Restorative, Prenatal, Advanced, Family, Kids, and Partner Yoga. Sumati
has taught in several areas across Long Island. In addition to the yoga
certifications, Sumati incorporates the art of Reiki, Thai massage and
counseling to compliment the growth for each student.