Our instructors at Yoga + Herbs are highly experienced and well-versed with various forms of Yoga. They are easily able to adapt to our student’s needs and considerations.
Vijya HiraniVijya is a certified Yoga Instructor in Sivanada Yoga. Teaching since 2006. Bring East to West, Vijya's aim is to help train the body, integrate the mind, heart and soul as one. Yoga in modern lifestyle is a challenge we gather from external and hold it internal. We aim to let go, discover our true self, living life with peace and harmony.
Carmela DannaCarmela completed her teacher training in March 2006 at Yoga Works, New York. She has since attended various workshops in continuing education. She left her full time job in Princeton, NJ to pursue her passion of teaching yoga. Yoga has been a big influence in her life and she wants to share her passion of yoga. Aside from a regular asana practice, Carmela enjoys restorative yoga and meditation.
Elizabeth BondElizabeth has been practicing yoga for 20 years, and has been teaching yoga for 12 years, since being certified in Prana Yoga. Her interest in yoga has evolved from a life-long interest in dance and fitness, and was particularly inspired by her 30+ years of work as a Clinical Psychologist, with an increasing interest over the past 15-20 years in mind-body interventions and energy psychology.
Angelina ManninoAngelina has been evolving in life by regular practice of yoga aims at unfolding potentials. She has been doing/ helping through intensive practices daily and regularly to attain optimum well-being at physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels. Her passion and dedication inspired her to help her young and high school students as special education teacher in public school. As a special educator, she sees the potential in her students to transcend all limitations to live a life of balance.
Annie ChisholmAnnie discovered yoga in the year 2000 and in 2002, sought out yoga teacher training. She learned the Sivananda method as was originally taught by Swami Sivananda Saraswati. Over the years she has studied and practiced with many wonderful teachers and has completed workshops and trainings in both the U.S. and Canada. Her teaching style is both serious and fun, traditional and modern. It is her personal goal that her students take what they learn while on their mats and apply it to their daily lives.
Kristen has been teaching Yoga to all levels and body types for over 3 years. Her enthusiasm towards fitness combined with her love of yoga and anatomy allows her to guide students through multi-level "flow" classes. Her continuous yoga journey allows her to incorporate new spiritual tools (postures, breathing, toning, movement, guided meditation) that help students ease through challenges both on and off the mat.