He trained with Soshu Shigeru Oyama, Kyokoshin Karate’s fighting master and a student of Mas Oyama, the founder, who was taught by the founders of Shotokan and Goju-Ryu.
She worked with a variety of dance and dance-theatre companies in Belarus, where she learned acrobatics, partnering skills and working with objects. She also worked with children as a dance teacher and choreographer.
She received her B.A. in dance from Belarusian State University of Culture in 2004 and came to New York.
Alexandra performs with Anabella Lenzy DanceDrama and live at Restaurant Osiana.
began his training with Alfred DiGrazia in 2001, advancing from white belt to black belt in four years. In 2006, Brian founded Brooklyn Dojo.
Carly Sachs, RYT,
Dave’s training includes jujitsu, a modern effective blend of fighting styles developed for street combat and self defense.
Dave is also an active MMA competitor.
Diane Hutchinson’s extensive dance training began with modern, ballet
and jazz, studying at The Neighborhood Playhouse, The Mark Twain
School for the Gifted and Talented and The Brooklyn College
Preparatory Center for the Performing Arts.
She also studied Near/Middle Eastern Dance with Dalia Carella for 19 years. She
currently teaches dance and yoga in Brooklyn and is a member of the
Dalia Carella Dance Collective, a NYC-based Global Fusion dance
theater company. In 2009, she toured with the company in Tokyo, Japan.
She trained at Karma Kids and YogaWorks. Her class is Vinyasa style with an emphasis on props and a sense of humor.
She believes that anyone can do yoga so come as you are.
Harriet Rhine was a public school classroom teacher for over 28 years and then taught at the Maple Street Nursery School for four years. She looks forward to reading with small children since her two sons are now in college.
Hunt Edward Parr
Originally hailing from Petersburg Alaska, Hunt Edward Parr is a
professional dancer, choreographer, yoga teacher, and administrator.
He received his BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from the
Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and his teaching
certification from the Mind Body Dancer™ Yoga Teacher Training,
directed by TaraMarie Perri. He dances for a wonderful mix of
independent choreographers, teaches yoga in group and private sessions
around New York, and always tries to bring a smile to someones face
when he can.
A student of anatomy, meditation, movement, music, and
happiness, he would like to thank his students and his own teachers
for their constant support and guidance.
Linda Howell is a certified Feldenkrais and Bones for Life instructor as well as a licensed physical therapist.
is a singer songwriter, poet, and mom, with an incredibly positive spirit that will inspire you to rock & roll with your little one! Check out Jen @ http://www.madtownproductions.com
She also works at Jaya Yoga in Park Slope.
She is an ACE certified personal trainer and holds an MFA in dance from U of NC (and a BS from Cornell University). She also trains in pilates and is active in meditation.
Lauren teaches pre and postpartum students as well as parent-baby and children’s yoga.
Teaches traditional hathayoga with a touch of Vinyasa. Sound and it’s healing qualities are integral to her class, including gongs and forks as well as music, and add another sense/dimension to yoga training. She offers seminars in Crystal Bowl Meditation and Yoga to the music of the Beatles.
While working in a corporate setting she started a weekly yoga class that she taught from October 2006 to January 2011, when she left the corporate world to embrace a yogi’s life in service.
Last year Sammi went to India to hold yoga demonstrations at village schools in Khaknar in the Madep Pradesh. She also assisted Reema Datta with her classes and workshops in the US and abroad including at the Sivonanda Yoga Ashram in the Bahamas.
He class offerings are vinyasa based and can be physically challenging, but are still open to all levels of students. They are appropriate for any yogis who wish to deepen their practices by using the breath to guide the body in and out of postures creating heat from within and by using the bandas or locks to find lightness and ease through transitions.
is a certified Zumba and Pilates Instructor who values strengthening and preservation of the body. She was certified as a Zumba instructor by master teacher Tanya Beardsley and in Pilates by Linda Farrell of Linda Fit Pilates.
Sifa attended The Brooklyn Music School, The Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Alvin Ailey School, cultivating her passion for movement, rhythm, and performance. She furthered her education by attending CUNY Hunter College where she majored in Dance.
Sifa is the founder, choreographer, and producer of The ZifaDanz Group, a dance theater project she created in September 2006. Its mission is to “display life with its fetters and pleasures.”
She believes that all forms of dance whether for fitness, choreography, or performance, are therapeutic for the mind, body, and spirit.
Steve is also a certified personal fitness trainer.
He expanded his training by studying Kung Fu with Sifu Carl Stanchel in New Paltz, NY.