Teacher Feature: Stephen Kirsch

1. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOGA? To me, yoga is a practice of tuning in - to the mind, the body, and the breath. Something as simple as noticing the fact that you are, in fact, breathing, rather than taking it for granted, is a piece of that yoga. Yoga is also a way of [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:02:03+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Matt Giordano

We are super excited to welcome Matt Giordano to Lila at the end of this month.  His teaching is playful, insightful, and inspires deep knowing and understanding of your own body, in its entirety.  Originally from Sea Cliff, Long Island, Giordano spent seven years developing his teaching style living in Manhattan, where he taught at local [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:02:06+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Sea Change Yoga

A deep bow to this new organization that is giving in a big way to our greater community.  This month's teacher feature highlights the great work of this local non-profit working to bring the healing power of trauma sensitive yoga and meditation to all.  The teachers travel to residential treatment facilities, community recovery centers, and correctional [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:02:10+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Sarah Tacy Tangredi

  1. How would you describe yoga? At its peak it feels like magic, at all other points it’s a meticulous science experiment in which we observe our personal experiences and make adjustments to align with what feels good and right for our bodies and lives. Our nervous system numbs us to habitual bodymind patterns [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:02:49+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Jen Quelly

How would you describe yoga? Yoga is a way of life that is centered around the cultivation of presence, heart, the evolution of consciousness, the commitment to ethical living, and being in right relationship with nature and her rhythms.  Yoga is absolutely about what is happening under the surface.  It is about paradox, perspective, and [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:02:55+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Danielle Gorman

1. How did you find your way to yoga? I was looking for something to help my 11-year old daughter alleviate her anxiety and insomnia and I thought yoga could be helpful.  At the time, I couldn't find any children's classes, and a friend of mine, who was a yoga teacher, invited me to bring her [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:03:06+00:00 July 6th, 2016|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Todd Norian

1. How did you find your way to yoga? There was a yoga school across the street from the jazz school I was attending as an undergraduate. Then I was invited by a friend to visit him at a yoga center. I visited him for 2 days. He convinced me to participate in a 10 [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:03:14+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Tracy Bleier

  How did you find your way to yoga? I had a dear friend who kept encouraging me to try it.  This was almost 17 years ago.  I finally tried a local class and can distinctly remember feeling amazing  in a way I have tried for years to describe. I called my friend and he [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:03:18+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Lucy Bergen

1. How did you find your way to yoga? Through dance when I was in college. A modern dance teacher introduced yoga as a warm up and I was hooked there on out. 2. What is your practice like off the mat? How do you live your yoga? My yoga practice has grown alongside a [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:03:22+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Marit Wilson

1. How did you find your way to yoga? I came to yoga from 15 years of dance. I like thinking and feeling through my body. I like to see how subtly and precisely I can articulate my physical body. I am interested in the ramifications of that work on all levels of my being. [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:03:30+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Teacher Feature|0 Comments