Jai Yoga Teachers

Jennifer Greenwald

Kundalini 

“The moment you touch your soul, you become fearless.”​ ~ Yogi Bhajan

 

Teaching Style
Jennifer leads an inspiring and energizing class. Her classes give you the encouragement and support to move beyond your perceived limitations in order to achieve the very transformations you are desiring in your body, your relationships, and your life. She delivers her teachings with a little humor and a whole lotta soul.  

 After the birth of her first child in 2007, Jennifer was feeling frazzled and drained. As a long time student of yoga, Jennifer knew she had to return to her practice to find some mind-body toning after feeling the ‘weighty’ effects of both childbirth and being a new parent.

 

As if by divine accident, Jennifer ordered a yoga video not realizing it was a Raviana Kundalini video. She saw the words “yoga” and “weight loss” and was sold. The very first time she practiced with that DVD she was hooked. It was one of the most enlightening and aligning yoga experiences she had ever known.

 

In 2015, Jennifer had the privileged opportunity to train with Ravi Singh and Ana Brett in their Raviana Teacher Training.  She has since completed her 500 hours and continues to be mentored by Ravi Singh and is one of their Senior Teacher Trainers.

 

Alignment, divine connection, strength and clarity are just some of the benefits Jennifer has found through her Kundalini Yoga practice. Kundalini continues to be the backbone of her existence to keep her balanced and bright as she raises her three children while supporting the community and business of Jai Yoga.

 

Jennifer is particularly passionate about raising individual, group, and the collective consciousness in the hopes of minimizing the suffering that has been occurring on this planet. One of her greatest rewards in life is to share her love of Kundalini Yoga and the magical breakthroughs and transformations that can occur with the practice.

Sara
Drought

Jai Kids Yoga

“Make yourself so happy that when others look at you they become happy too”.
~ Yogi Bhajan

 

 

Teaching Style
Sarah creates a fun and supportive environment for children to explore breath, movement, and yogic teachings.  She encourages individuals to connect to their own playful spirit and find confidence expressing their true unique Self. 

As a teacher of young children, Sarah has leaned into her own yoga and mediation practice to find deep peace and clarity which is demanded in her work.  She has felt so many benefits from her own practice, she became certified in children's yoga as to share the practice with the children in her programs.  Sarah believes it’s imperative that children learn to cultivate inner peace and joy from a young age so that they have a foundation to grow an inner bliss throughout their lifetime. Sarah is dedicated to helping kids create positive habits that raise their individual awareness and mindfulness so that they can advocate for themselves and step into their highest potential. 

 

Sarah has been running preschool enrichment programs for the past 10 years. She has a passion for children and a strong interest in teaching children to be kind to everyone and respect and appreciate differences.  She has created popular programs that celebrate cultural diversity that have proven to be great fun for children. 

 

Sarah Drought is a wife and mom of 2 children in Madison, CT.  She has a master's in Early Childhood Education and has been working with children for over 15 years. 

Tina

MarlowE

Jai Yin 

Jai Restore

“When you touch one thing with deep awareness, You touch everything.  The same is true of time.  When you touch one moment with deep awareness, you touch all moments.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

 

Teaching Style
Tina’s classes cultivate your attention and patience to tune into the vast space within, guiding you to connect with your deep inner wisdom, so your mind and body can replenish and harmonize with Spirit. 

 

Tina has been committed to her yoga practice for over a decade and has experienced the benefits of physical and emotional healing through consistent practice. She believes that work on the physical body directly affects the deeper aspects of our being and yoga is an invaluable tool for personal growth and transformation. Tina has completed several teacher trainings including Yogaspirit Studios in 2017 and several modules in the Pranakriya School of Yoga Healing Arts, including Pre-Natal, Restorative and Advanced Pranayama. She has also completed trainings in Yin Yoga and Kundalini Yoga.  In addition to her RYT, Tina holds a master’s degree in Education and Special Education. The emphasis of her teaching was with high-risk youth. She retired from teaching to raise her younger children who have been her greatest life teachers.

Julianna

Muthu

Jai Goddess

Teaching Style

Awed by forces felt yet unseen, Julianna became an explorer in the mysterious realms, harnessing them for healing, guidance, wisdom, and liberation.

 

Julianna is an ordained interfaith practitioner and assists those experiencing loss, transitions, and spiritual awakenings. Her passion for mystical practices is rooted in a desire to liberate and empower all souls seeking a deeper connection with themselves and Spirit.

 

Julianna has a private practice in New Haven, CT, and serves clients nationally

 

Heather

FALZANO

Jai Supportive Flow

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”  

- Anais Nin

Heather’s unique teaching style encourages you to explore, challenge and discover your personal topography to be fearless in the discovery of your authentic self. Through the creative use of movement and yoga props, she guides you to overcome your ego and to dive into self-reflection, gratitude, acceptance and contentment. Heathers classes leave you feeling open, centered, and fulfilled. Her humorous and intelligent (style) guides you to blossom into the true you.  

 

Twenty years ago, after her diagnosis of Hashimotos disease Immersing herself in Yoga and natural healing began her journey.  Finally finding balance, she completed her Iyengar 500 hour Yoga teaching certification with Yoga Spirit Studios.

 

Through Yoga her life has expanded to studying Ayurveda and working toward an Ayurveda Wellness Counselor Certification to assist others on this wellness path.  Heather’s passion for healing drives her to share her knowledge and experience. Using these ancient techniques of Yoga, Ayurveda, and the manifestation of your kundalini energy will empower you to create an extraordinary life of manifesting dreams, balanced health, understanding of true self and an enlightened spirit.  

 

Jesse Gleason

Jai Bliss

Ashtanga~lini 

"What you believe is what you receive." ~ Gabby Bernstein 

 

Teaching Style

 Jesse creates a supportive and nurturing space for practice.  Her love and intricate understanding of yoga is seamlessly infused through her classes.  

 

Jesse Gleason (Jai Anand Kaur) has been practicing yoga in various forms for over 20 years. She has had yoga teacher training in Sivananda Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, and Kundalini Yoga and most recently completed her Kundalini 200-hour certificate with Master Teacher, Ravi Singh. Her classes are an uplifting and introspective mix of physical postures, Pranayama (breath work), and meditation. She lives in Wallingford, CT with her husband and two children.

 

Frank

Cruz Machado

Jai Teen

“You don't have to be your best to get started, but you have to get started to be your best."

 

Teaching Style

Frank likes to utilize edutainment as his teaching modality. He believes the best way to learn is having fun while doing so. He has a calming energy, a great sense of humor, loves to teach and support his students by creating a positive experience and a comfortable atmosphere. 

 

As a martial artist and personal trainer he focuses on functional exercises/movements. By doing so he helps his clients and students get stronger, improve their balance, timing and coordination while enhancing the way their bodies move and function as a whole in a safe and fun way.

BeTSY

BELL OSTERHOLM

Evolutionary Astrologer

Holistic Health Coach

Certified Holistic Health Coach, Soul Contract Astrologer, MELT Method Practitioner and trained in numerous healing methods, Betsy uses a unique alchemy of science, astrology and psycho-spiritual modalities to help people transform their health, transform their bodies, and transform their lives.  

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