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Ernesto R Alicea RYT500, Ernesto has been teaching since 2015 while maintaining his personal practice. He believes that yoga should challenge and restore using alignment, focus, and breath to shape...

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A student of yoga for twenty years now, in 2013 Richard became certified to teach by Sue Elkind and Naime Jezzeny at Dig Yoga in Lambertville, NJ. He also just returned from his...

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Marina began her inner journey with Yoga in 2005. Shortly after, she completed her 500-hour Yoga Alliance certification through Lotus Yoga Montclair. Her classes are infused with Buddhist teachings,...

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Aubrey received her 200 hour RYT certification through JaiPure Yoga in Montclair NJ. Aubrey has also studied Triaxial Yoga with Sri Reverend Jaganath Carrera and received her certification to teach...

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Brian (RYT 200) began practicing yoga in 2004 at suggestion of Loryn Riggiola while he was still working in finance.  The physical practice sparked a desire to explore the spiritual side of...

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Kim Copeland's (RYT 200) teaching style is spiritual, passionate and powerful.  Kim believes that practicing yoga provides balance, clarity and strength; this is why she loves sharing the...

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Sharon Cotugno started her yoga journey in 2000. In 2005, earned her first yoga certification through Naturally Yoga.  In 2011, Sharon entered into the Iyengar teacher training program in New...

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Christine (RYT-300) teaches Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga with an emphasis on alignment and flow in movement. She has been practicing yoga since 1992 and teaching since 2008. She is a RYT 300 hours with...

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Maryann has been practicing yoga since 2010. Beginning her journey with Bikram yoga, later Vinyasa and then the Iyengar method. She received her teacher certification in 2015 under the...

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Andrea has been teaching yoga since 2002 with primary influences from Jivamukti Yoga, Integral Yoga, and Dharma Mittra Yoga. She has completed more than 600 hours of study in teacher training...

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Beginning at the young age of 12 years old, Misha Hajj developed a strong passion for the practice of yoga. She picked up an Ashtanga yoga book and did postures in her room. Although she did not...

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Leah Katz is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher at the Introductory 2 Level. She has been a student of Iyengar yoga since 1989 with her primary teachers being Joan White and Carrie Owerko. Leah's...

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Abhaijot has always had a deep passion for yoga, a born healer spiritual junkie she started practicing 21 years ago and never stopped. A Vegetarian for 21 years. The union of the mind, body, and soul...

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Ora began practicing yoga in 2006 and received her yoga certification (RYT 200) in 2015 from JaiPure Yoga in Montclair, NJ under the direction and guidance of Marcie Wallace and Loryn Riggiola....

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Rena (E-RYT500) has been teaching yoga since 2011. She was trained by Kelly Santucci of Youniqueyoga for her 200 hours and deepened her knowledge with an additional 300 hours under Daniele Jarman and...

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Samantha began her yoga journey in 2012, at first for a means of stress relief after graduating from college and entering the corporate world. It did not take long to realize what a profoundly...

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Caroline vividly remembers the Second Grade gym class where she did her first shoulderstand. Always active and athletic, Caroline dabbled in yoga as a complement to other workouts. After injuring her...

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Committed to the idea that yoga should be fun, Kerri's teaching offers a balance of play, laugh and sweat, with an emphasis on alignment and breath.  Yoga has played a significant role in...

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Kristin has been practicing and studying yoga since 2008. She received her 200-hr RYT certification in 2014 through the Center of Natural Living at Kula Yoga and Wellness in Stanhope, NJ, with Jo Ann...

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It's not about where we were.It's about where we are.. Finishing a traditional 200 hour Teacher Training at JaiPure Yoga in May 2016 & Pranic Healing certification June 2016, Jay teaches a...

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Carol is honored and grateful to be a practicing psychologist and fervent yogi for over forty years.  She is a RYT 300 and  has been teaching Restorative, Yin, Gentle Flow, and...

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Jillian Pransky (E-RYT500) is Director of Restorative Yoga Training for Yoga Works NYC and LA and co-director of the Bright Spirit Yoga Teacher Training. She also teaches at world-renowned holistic...

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Loryn (E-RYT 500) has been a yoga teacher for nearly 10 years and a practicing lawyer for over 20 years. To her, the jewels are in the practice, not the pose. Just as the craft of a trade sharpens...

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Lisa began practicing yoga in 1994. She started teaching in 2003, and teaching Iyengar Yoga in 2009. Lisa teaches at the Iyengar Institute of New York City where her love for the method was inspired...

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Rebecca took her first yoga class in 1996 at New York Health and Racquet Club and was drawn to the limitless potential of asana despite the fact that she could not touch her toes !  While...

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Jacquie Ruderman, E-RYT 500HR, has practiced yoga since 1995 and began to teach in 2008. She strives to inspire her students through creative and thoughtful sequencing & breathing techniques. She...

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Joey Sbarro has been an avid practitioner of Vinyasa yoga since 2008. He completed his 200 hour Vinyasa training in 2010 with Ignite's Daniele Jarman, Dana Slamp's 100 hour Prema Vinyasa intensive...

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Greg has been practicing Yoga since 2012. He was introduced to Yoga while attending Montclair State University. Since then, he has found a home at JaiPure. He completed his RYT 200 and 500...

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Meg's journey with yoga began from a place of healing from a number of traumatic injuries. Having tried just about everything as a means to heal and being told by many that pain was just going to be...

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Gopal came to yoga in 2005 near the end of a 20-year career as a lawyer and law firm manager. After exploring several other styles of yoga practice, he found Jivamukti Yoga and its creators, Sharon...

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Marcie (E-RYT 500) has been teaching yoga for almost ten years and received her yoga certification, both 300 and 500 hour, from Lotus Yoga in Montclair, NJ. She teaches a variety of classes from...

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Kelly received her 200 hour RYT certification through JaiPure Yoga in Montclair, NJ, under the guidance of Loryn Riggiola and her mom, Marcie Wallace. From a young age, Kelly was exposed to yoga and...

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I first started taking yoga when I moved to New York. It quickly became my passion and enabled me to view life with a new and fresh perspective of equilibrium.I decided to become a yoga teacher...

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Caitlyn (maji) has a passion for helping others achieve wellness in mind, body and spirit through the practice of Yoga. Caitlyn was given the name “Maji” by her Beloved Master, Sri Guruji...