Our Yoga Teachers

Alex Aronis

Alex Aronis is a graduate of the Giving Tree Yoga Studio’s Chakra Yoga Teacher Training Program. Originally from Astoria, Alex works as an occupational therapist,

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Alex Skoliotis

Alex Skaliotis is a Queens native, who has made his home here in Astoria where he raises his 16 year old daughter and 19 year

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Andrea Dusel-Foil

Andrea Dusel-Foil is a professional dancer and Pilates instructor who grew up in Casper, Wyoming. Andrea started practicing Pilates while rehabbing from a dance injury

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Catherine Kapphahn

Catherine began her yoga adventure eight years ago on a visit home to Colorado. She’s been practicing ever since. She completed a Vinyasa Yoga Teacher

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Danielle Mahoney

Danielle is a passionate lifelong learner who weaves her mindfulness practice into her teaching in a NYC public school. She holds a BA in Sociology

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Donna Moy

From a background in Corporate America in the industry of Accounting & Taxation, Donna’s transitioned her career into the world of Health & Wellness. Upon

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Elizabeth Barnett

I teach poetic, thematic classes with music that will move you. Chanting and a curated playlist set the tone for building strength and flexibility, both

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Hadley Ryser

Hadley is a NYC based Yoga teacher and Breathwork facilitator. She  has over 800 hours of yoga certification through Jivamukti Yoga, receiving her 300 hours

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Kim Amoroso

Kim began practicing at the Giving Tree Yoga Studio when it first opened its doors in 2009. She is a proud graduate of the Tree’s

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Lynda Sing

Lynda is an RYT-500 and has been teaching for 10 and practicing for 20 years. She’s been a professional dancer for many years with numerous

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Mary Joanna

Hello! I’m MaryJoanna. From the moment that yoga came into my life, it began to work wonders in me. Since then, it has opened my

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Melissa Trentadue

Melissa Trentadue is a Mental Health Counselor and is in love with the healing aspects of yoga and its ability to transform the heart, mind,

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Miko Hafez

Originally from Japan, Miko teaches vinyasa yoga and vinyasa-based prenatal yoga. She is also a yoga portrait photographer. After being diagnosed as borderline diabetic, Miko

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Nancy Torres

Nancy Torres is a Meditation Teacher, Life Coach, Education Specialist, and Self-care Advocate. She teaches meditation and self-care classes to children and adults all over

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Yuko Kudo

Happiness Promoter and a graduate of 2015 Chakra Yoga Teacher Training, Yuko is so excited to explore the very new chapter in her yoga journey.

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