Rockstar Yogis

Emily Sobel 500 RYT -ERYT

With a background in art and music, Emily’s approach to teaching yoga is always creative and spiritually fulfilling.

A mother of two, Emily knows how important it is to relieve stress. She believes that yoga is not just for the body as a form of exercise but an aid in calming the mind. 

Using the body and breath to bring stillness to the mind is the ultimate goal to achieving true joy.  

Her goal is to share the positive effects yoga has had on her. 

Yoga has taught her how to love herself. It has shed light into the deep healings that are attainable once the mind is still. 

She takes great joy in sharing the knowledge that we are all one - we are all connected - we are all nature. 

The focus on alignment is also weaved lovingly into her classes.

Emily’s training includes 500 hr RYT 200 ERYT, Rasa restorative certified 1&2, intro to Ayurveda, and bridge to Lotus flow. Always a student thirsting for knowledge she is constantly engaging in trainings, workshops, and studying. She bows down to the teachers who have passed down the sacred teachings of yoga. She is honored to be able to continue the lineage of yoga. Om namah shivaya "universal consciousness is one".

Lisa Horan-Sockol 200 ERYT

Lisa is passionate about yoga, and its many healing capabilities. She holds an extensive background in psychology & yoga philosophy, including a Master's Degree in Counseling. She is also a Therapeutic Yoga teacher. She is highly

qualified to help each student reach their own personal, mental, emotional, psychological and evolutional goals. She takes great pleasure guiding students along their journey. She is Reiki 1 and 2 certified in White Light Reiki. She has deep training in anatomy, from ASFYT, NYC, to help prevent injury in Yoga Asana, Restorative Yoga, Yoga for Anxiety and Stress Management, Yoga for Special Needs and Disabilities, Deep Relaxation Techniques through Prana Yoga, and Breath-Body-Mind Teacher Training through Kripalu plus RYT 200 Yoga Works .

Lisa continues to study and practice various forms of meditation; including but not limited to

Yoga Nidra, Buddhism, Taoism and Mindfulness.  She has been teaching several

modalities of yoga and holistic health techniques for over 7 years.

Mychal Mills 200 RYT

Mychal first crossed path with the practice in college as a student in 2011 when he took a yoga class.  After an indifferent experience with it, he didn’t return to yoga until 4 years later.  In 2015, Mychal began to practice meditation and yoga on a routine basis.  Both modalities helped him evolve internally, and externally. They lead him to the development of Konscious Youth Development & Service- KYDS. He now brings these tools of balance to youth in schools  throughout New Jersey.  Yoga 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.”

Niki Dellera 200 RYT

Niki first found her soul's home in yoga over 11 years ago, when she was still in high school.  Never having been much for organized sports, yoga was one of the first places Niki felt athletic and graceful.  She was able to find strength and coordination, and for once be amazed at what her body could accomplish.  It was a safe place to explore and grow, at a pace that was not dependent on anyone else.

 

Though the physical benefits speak for themselves, what drew Niki back to yoga week after week and class after class, was the mental and emotional peace and stability yoga brought into her life. "Yoga has been the door for me to escape out of my darkest times. Whatever else was going on in the chaos of my life, yoga was where everything else melted away besides my feet on the mat, and the rhythm of my breath.  These are the sentiments I love to share with my students - the feelings of capability, no matter what level you are at, and the desire to grow;  the feelings of peace, calm, and happiness, as you walk out of the studio, lighter than when you entered."

 

As a full time teacher, professor, personal trainer, and group fitness instructor, helping students reach their potential, and leave class with more than they came for seems to be her passion, no matter where she is.  Niki is a dedicated yoga student herself, and is always learning new things to share with her students. She is passionate about Ayurveda and yogic philosophy, and loves incorporating such additional elements into her classes to deepen her students' practice.

Cheryl Cesario, 200 RYT

Cheryl found yoga over 14 years ago and fell in love with the healing it bestowed on her mentally and physically. Wanting to deepen her practice she received her 200 RYT certification. She feels it is her mission to share the gift of yoga. Her classes are structured as a balanced flow, leading you up to a peak pose, connected with philosophy, focused on alignment, and peppered with hands-on adjustments (if comfortable with it). She is extremely passionate about sharing the profound transformative powers of yoga. It has healed her on many levels and she is so grateful to be your guide on your yoga journey.

Tony Costa 200 ERYT

Tony is a Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 200) and lay ordained Zen Buddhist. He offers a peaceful, yet vigorous, vinyasa yoga practice combines Hatha Yoga with elements of Zen Buddhism. His classes focus on flowing through poses, maintaining them with proper alignment, moving with the breath and finding stillness in the postures & mind. All are welcome to his class. 

 

Tony is also a musician, photographer, martial artist and avid surfer. 

Regan DeBenedetto 200 RYT

Regan graduated as a 200 hour RYT in 2018 and immediately fell in love with teaching yoga. She has
over a decade of experience in adult education and enjoys sharing her passion for health, wellness and
self-care with the community. She incorporates essential oils and yoga philosophy into every practice
helping her students get the most out of their class. She works with each individual nurturing not only
the physical body but mental and emotional as well.

When off the mat Regan enjoys long distance running as a form of moving meditation and exercise.
Regan is continually inspired and passionate to give back to the community all that yoga has given to
her.

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