New York
Lincoln Square

Alexa Silvaggio

Alexa was born and raised in San Luis Obispo California growing up performing in dance and gymnasics. For high school she was accepted into the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy, where she pursued an education in musical theatre and Shakespeare. It was at Interlochen that she not only developed her love for the arts, but her love for Yoga and Reiki as well. Continuing on her path, Alexa found herself spending summers at CAP21, NYU's reputable musical theatre program. Followed by Syracuse University, where she was able to take the time to develope a new level of self inquiry and awareness. All of this education procured a desire to investigate deeper into her own practice of mindfulness and self growth. In result, she became a volunteer at the ilustrious Kripalu... Read the profile >>

Andy Blankenbuehler

Broadway Dance Center

Andy Blankenbuehler won the 2008 Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Lortel and Calloway Award for Best Choreography for his work in the Broadway hit In The Heights. His choreography has also been seen on Broadway in the musical 9 To 5 (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics nominations), the revival of The Apple Tree (starring Kristin Chenoweth), The People In The Picture (Roundabout), the City Center revival of The Wiz, as well as the West End musical Desperately Seeking Susan. Andy is the director and choreographer of Bring It On, The Musical currently on tour and opening next season on Broadway. Other theatrical work includes: A Little Princess (music by Andrew Lippa), Waiting For The Moon (music by Frank Wildhorn), the City Center Encores! production of The Apple Tree, and A Wonderful... Read the profile >>

Juan Gamboa

Juan strives to teach good yoga - a juicy blend of Ashtanga (for the body), Vinyasa (for the mind) and Bhakti (for the heart). Classes are precise and playful, but vigorous and strong. After a recent trip to India, his practice was re-awakened by song, movement, and the dynamic pulse of Life. He draws from his 12 years of asana practice to find a deeper alignment in all things yoga: body and breath, meditation and movement, strength in stillness. Read the profile >>

Karen Kassover

Reebok Sports Club/ Exhale/ SLT Yoga

Karen is a certified yoga instructor who teaches at studios and health clubs in New York City. She also provides one-on-one private-client instruction throughout the New York area. Karen has instructed classes in the New York area and abroad in all types of yoga infusing an energetic and upbeat atmosphere in an effort to make yoga exciting and fun for advanced practitioners and novices alike. Her basic practice draws from the "old school" Jivamukti style, but with a stronger focus on alignment. Her objective is to bring students to a point where the Vinyasa flow becomes a moving meditation where each student is just riding his or her breath as we aspire to create space in our bodies, in our minds and, ultimately, in our hearts. So whether you are sweating through a rigorous core... Read the profile >>

Todd Weisse

Williamsburg Track Club/Columbia University

Todd Weisse is a personal, on-on-one coach, and the Head Coach of the Williamsburg Track Club, a group of distance athletes, sprinters, kids and casual runners in NYC. He is a USAT&F (United States Track and Field) Level 3 certified coach, and the Director of Operations of Columbia University's Track and Field and Cross Country Program. Read the profile >>