Mychal Mills 200 RYT
Mychal first crossed paths with yoga as a college student in 2011. After an indifferent experience, he didn’t return to yoga until 4 years later. In 2015, Mychal began to practice meditate and yoga on a routine basis. Both practices helped him evolve internally and externally leading to the development of Konscious Youth Development & Service, bringing these tools of balance to youth in schools. Yoga practice has been a significant part of Mychal’s journey helping him discover the depths of his inner-being. Today, he practices many tools including yoga, meditation and sound energy to help him evolve physically, mentally and spiritually. Mychal earned his 200-hour teacher training in 2018.
“Teaching yoga has helped me become a better student.”
Ryan Gervasi RYT
Ryan discovered the light and magic of yoga during a period of darkness. One fateful day Ryan took a yoga class in Montclair where she met her first teacher, Kerri Kantor. Ryan fills with joy everytime she reflects on this day as it forever changed her life. Ryan's practice deepened as she moved through different practices including one of her favorite Baron Baptiste studios, HYR, meeting new teachers and exploring various styles of yoga. Ryan completed her YTT at Yoga Bohemia through the Radiant Heart Yoga School under Katie Ribsam and Crystal Dawn Froberg who helped make this journey educational and special and is forever grateful for their wisdom and teachings. Ryan says yoga is one of the only few things that makes sense to her in life and feels powerfully connected to the Divine through her practice. Ryan's only hope in teaching is to continue to share the power of healing, transformation and recovery through yoga. Ryan is an LSW and is also certified in Trauma Sensitive Yoga through David Emerson + Jennifer West of TCTSY. She is eternally and deeply grateful to all of her teachers. Ryan's style of yoga teaching aims to guide you through movements that awaken your body awareness
Dana Potts RYT
Dana discovered her passion for yoga during a rough time in her life. She was mentally drained and surrounded by negativity. Yoga allowed her to breathe in the positive future and exhale the past. Eight years later, Dana practices yoga in her everyday life. She is a new person-physically, mentally and spirituality. She believes that yoga is a beautiful sequenced dance, that you share with love ones, heavens, and the earth. Yoga is love, and that’s all you need. Dana is a Rieki Master and received her 200 RYT. She also studied through The Rieki Way Learning Center with Suzanne Murray for Reiki Master certification. She teaches vinyasa flow, energy flow, mediation, crystal bowl sound baths, mudras, and uses aromatherapy in her classes. She teaches us to let go, love ourselves and others.
Amanda Frost (Sattva Devi),200-RYT
Amanda Frost (Sattva Devi), 200-hour CYT Amanda has been practicing yoga since 2011 and earned her 200-hour CYT in May, 2017. An educator of World Civilizations and Eastern Philosophies for many years and an avid world traveler, Amanda has combined her love of sharing knowledge of world cultures with the transformational gift of yoga. Amanda’s zest for life, spirituality and the eight limbs of yoga are contagious in her classes, and she approaches each class with humility, humor, and gratitude. Yoga has proven to be life changing for Amanda and she believes it should be an integral part of everyone’s life-long explorative journeys. Yoga allows us to not only connect with our own minds, bodies and souls, but also to forge a connection with one another as well as the universe. Her Sanskrit name, Sattva Devi, Goddess of Sacred Harmony, is a daily reminder for life to be led by peace and truth from within and Amanda seeks to integrate that notion into all of her classes. Amanda’s laid-back attitude, warm approach, and soulful music help to make her classes fun, spiritual, and free of intimidation. Yogis of all levels are welcome. Namaste!
Karuna Shakti 300 RYT
Karuna Shakti began as Alana Friedman. Yoga became an important part of Alana’s life after the birth of her sons. It began as a gentle exercise and progressed into so much more. Alana is proud to have received her initial training in 2016 and has since received several certifications from various studios in the art of restorative yoga, Ayurveda, and the Lotus Flow. She has recently received the spiritual name Karuna Shakti “Power of Compassion”, which she strives to embody in her life and practice. Her Vinyasa Flow is upbeat and energetic, surely ready to awaken you from root to crown.
Adele Paula Royce 400
Adele Paula Royce is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School (RYS). Adele's first 200 Hour Teacher training was completed with New York Yoga in the heart of NYC. In addition, another 200 Hour Teacher training was completed with Ashram in New Jersey. Adele is also certified in Guiding Restful and Restorative Yoga from the Padme Yoga Teacher Training. Adele is a published author with her most recent published article 'Yoga: A Pathway Back to Life after Loss' featured in Natural Awakening magazine May 2019. Being a well versed professional in Western Spirituality along with her knowledge of the Eastern philosophy of Yogic culture, allows her students to experience the points of similarities which enable them to delve into the practice with an open heart and a quiet mind. With gratitude for all of the teachers who have paved a path for me to travel upon continuing my soul’s journey and to those students who choose to travel with me, along the road to Samadhi. APR
Regina Golden (400 ERYT)
Regina Golden (400+ RYT) was drawn to the introspection her first yoga class provided. She felt the value of being able to observe one's own mental and emotional processes. In a day and age when we are so externally focused this was the practice she needed and gravitated towards to provide balance in her life. And that is what she hopes to bring into the lives of others through this ancient technique. The 8 limbs of Yoga are a powerful practice that sparked the light inside of Regina and continues to fan the fire on the path to Self Realization. Her mission is to help spark the light in others and fan their fire through Yoga. To help uncover the divine that lives in each and every one of us. To bring an awareness to the sea of consciousness that we are all a part of. To bring harmony to the mind, body, and soul by connecting her students to their personal power and strength through breath, alignment, and meditation. Regina’s classes are inspirational, strong, and relaxing all in one. She has been trained in vinyasa, meditation, pranayama, tantric philosophy, and alignment based practices. Her classes will leave you feeling strong, open, rejuvenated, and tension free.
Maryandra Pipitone, RYT-500
Maryandra Pipitone, RYT-500, studied and lived at Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville, a traditional yoga ashram and yoga community, from 2013-2019, where she was immersed in lifestyle practices of the ancient teachings of Yoga. During this time, she developed a greater understanding of holistic and integrative wellness, and became a certified Integral Yoga Hatha Teacher for beginner to advanced students, as well as trained in Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga for Stress Management and Sonia Sumar’s “Yoga for the Special Child”. Her teaching style supports students in experiencing our birthright of inner peace, through a balance of practicing focus and structure with flow and ease. With 15+ years of dance training in various styles and a natural gift in singing, chanting and drawing, she has cultivated deeper awareness of both the physical and energy body, and enjoys mystical artistic expression. She is a big believer in mindfulness and re-uniting with spirit as ultimate forms of self-care, and encourages students to practice self-compassion through their journey of Self-discovery. One of her favorite quotes is by Ram Dass: “We're all just walking each other home."
Maryandra’s Hatha Yoga Flow includes traditional hatha yoga asanas, yoga nidra (deep relaxation), pranayama (breathing practices), ending with a brief meditation- a complete, integrative practice suitable for all levels.