On a whim, in 2005 Carolyn E-RYT 500, RPYT, Birthing From Within Mentor and Doula, DONA trained Doula, woke up and decided to become a yoga teacher. The next morning she enrolled in a 200 hour teacher training at Yoga Sutra, training under the tutelage of Christopher Hildebrandt: an Ashtanga teacher and Sanskrit scholar.
Sat Siri Singh (Frédéric Pommeret) is a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher and has been teaching in New York City since 2004 at various centers such as Golden Bridge, East West Yoga, Kundalini Yoga East, Pure Yoga and Universal Force Healing Center.
Kristin’s journey began years ago thinking of yoga as just a deep stretch class, to help enhance her dance training. As a lover of all movement she will try just about any class once but it was yoga that always pulled her back because it gave her so much more than just a workout.
Christopher Hildebrandt was authorized to teach by the guru of Ashtanga Yoga, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. He has received a second authorization from R. Sharath, Guruji’s grandson, and has been certified to teach by Manju Jois, Guruji’s son.
Lauren began practicing yoga at 14, using a VHS tape and occasionally dropping in on a class. Searching for healing after a jarring loss in 2013, Lauren committed to a daily practice. After seeing the transformative effects of yoga first hand she began training to teach to share the endless health and healing powers of yoga.
Carrie, a registered yoga teacher, has been doing yoga for more than 15 years. Carrie’s personal approach to yoga integrates the insights of various traditions into a practice that encourages awareness, compassion and strength.
Tess Wieloszynski is a designer & certified 200HR RYT. She is curiosity about anatomy, how the body works and how yoga can heal both mind and body.
Marina Bilterijst is originally from the Netherlands where she received her BFA in Dance. In the Netherlands she danced with Scapino Ballet Rotterdam before moving to New York in 2013.
With a background in humanitarian aid, Natalie was introduced to Jivamukti Yoga after a friend brought her to her first Jivamukti class in 2010, shortly after returning from Iraq. In that first class, she experienced a release, and eager to understand the magic of Jivamukti, went on to complete a 300 hour teacher training in 2011.