Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher, teaching yoga since 1995.

Nancy loves sharing a yoga practice which encourages people to wake to life cultivating joy, acceptance and friendliness to themselves and others.

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Currently teaching at:

  • Iyengar Yoga Scarsdale
  • Greenwich Arts Center
  • Volunteer Teacher: Gilda's Club, White Plains (restorative yoga & meditation)
  • Volunteer Teacher: Sterling House — Mental Health Association of Westchester
  • Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville New York

Ongoing study with  senior Iyengar teachers Manuso Manos, Patricia Walden, Lois Steinberg and  James Murphy.

Periodic Study at Iyengar Institute in Pune, India for 5 summers.

Certified in Yamuna Body Rolling in 2005.

Taught yoga at:

  • Scarsdale Yoga Studios
  • Scarsdale Adult School
  • Manhattanville College Dance/Theater Department
  • Be True Yoga Scarsdale
  • Wainwright House Rye
  • Westchester Yoga Arts New Rochelle
  • Assisted teaching special needs (medical therapeutics) class at the Iyengar Institute in New York City
  • Workshops at Yoga Haven in Eastchester,
    Scarsdale Public Schools: after school Elementary and Middle school programs, and through the Counseling Program at Scarsdale High School
  • Temple Israel Nursery summer program
  • Taught dance movement at JCC of Mid-Westchester
  • Taught dance and improvisation to kids and adults in N.Y.C. at various locations
  • Worked as a dance therapist for N.Y.C. Board of Education and various treatment centers in N.Y.C.
  • Studied and practiced meditation with Tibetan Buddhist lama and community of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in the mid-70s.
  • Ongoing meditation practice and retreats including Pema Chodron's Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, Canada

     
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One gains moral and emotional strength by perfecting friendliness and other virtues (compassion, joy, equanimity) towards one and all.

Sutra III.24 Maitryadisu Balani
"The Yoga Sutras"
Patanjali

  B.A. – English, Stanford University M.A. – Psychology, Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research M.A. – Dance Therapy, New York University Raised 4 sons.

 

B.A. – English, Stanford University
M.A. – Psychology, Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research
M.A. – Dance Therapy, New York University

Raised 4 sons.