Chynna Dee is from Yonkers, New York. Stressed from being a college student and having a job led her to search for a way to relieve her stress, prevent injuries, improve her strength and stability in sports and discover a calming experience. In 2011, Chynna began to practice yoga while she was still in college. Chynna strives to incorporate her chosen careers in Nursing and Yoga. Chynna strives to educate the community in its health benefits. Chynna has received her BSN in Nursing and is a Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse. She attended the Himalaya Yoga Valley Teacher Training course in Goa, India and became a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200). There, she received excellent training from Yogachara Lalit Kumar under the Swami Rama Lineage. She was taught traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga with Iyengar inspired alignment techniques. Her training had a strong focus on physical adjustments to improve alignment through a precise yet dynamic practice. During her yoga journey, Chynna enjoyed learning about the deeper elements involved in practicing yoga including philosophy, mantra, pranayama, meditation, anatomy physiology, and Ayurveda medicine. Chynna LOVES to learn and continues to educate herself for her community. Chynna’s certifications as follows :
- Certified for Yoga for Cancer (Y4C) and studied with Tari Prinster.
- Chair Yoga Certified from Alison West/ Yoga Union
- Kidding Around Yoga Certified which specializes in kids Yoga focusing on mediation , poses, breathing techniques, games & activities, and lots of stress management for kids.
Geri Andrada is also from Yonkers, New York and began practicing yoga in support of her daughter, Chynna. She has a BS in Nursing and works in the Surgical ICU. Geri went to the Vinyasa Yoga School in Rishikesh, India and became a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) on Vinyasa and Hatha. Geri was also certified from Integral Yoga Institute for Yin Yoga and recently Chair Yoga from Alison West/Yoga Union. She also completed a 100 hr Teacher Training on inversions, arm balances and sequencing with Patrick Beach and Carling Harps at PureYoga New York City. Geri is also Certified in Therapeutic Yoga which can target Anxiety, chronic illneses/pain , and mental disorders.
From being a child caretaker since she was 16, Erika decided she wanted to help children develop body awareness, increase their confidence and positive self-image, and manage any stress through yoga. Erika brings fun ways to practice different Asana’s. She attended the KAY (Kidding Around Yoga) Teacher Training in New York, where she received her KAY certification.
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