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Connecticut


Danbury, Connecticut

Marc Howard, RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:  
    • Kripalu 200 RYT
    • Yoga for MS certification
    • Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner in training
  • Services:
    • I currently offer classes and yoga therapy at my Danbury studio as well as privates at client's homes. 
    • I have experience working with cancer survivors and clients with Multiple Sclerosis.

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Farmington, Connecticut

Kathy Conyers, RYT500

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  • Location:
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education: 
    • 500-hr American Viniyoga Institute
      • currently enrolled American Viniyoga Institute Yoga Therapy Program
    • Pre-Natal Yoga Certification, Yogaville, VA
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2008
  • Membership:
    • Yoga Alliance
    •  IAYT
  • Services:  
    • Gentle Yoga
    • Yoga for Seniors
    • Back Care Yoga
    • Pre-natal Yoga

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Gales Ferry, Groton, Ledyard, Mystic and Preston, Connecticut

Karen O'Donnell Clarke, ERYT500

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  • Location:
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Kripalu Yoga 200 and 500 hour certifications
    • Integrative Yoga Therapy (IYT) 200 hour
    • Integrative Yoga Therapy (IYT) Professional Yoga Therapist 1000 hour
    • Yoga of the Heart with Nischala Joy Devi
    • Yoga for People with Specific Needs with Dr. Jeff Migdow
    • Yoga for Children with Special Needs with Sonia Sumar
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis for yoga teachers and health care professionals (creator and presenter)
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance, ERYT500, RCYT
    • Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association
    • International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT)
  • Services:

Madison and Branford, Connecticut

Karen Suppies, RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Beyond Care, Branford, CT
    • Madison, CT
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Integrative Yoga Therapy, 200 hours
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2003
    • Currently enrolled with Kripalu Center advanced yoga teacher training 500 hour program
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance
    • Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association (KYTA)
    • International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT)
  • Services:
    • Group classes
    • Individual and therapeutic lessons
    • Yoga and Spirituality classes

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New London, Connecticut

Tricia McAvoy, RYT

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  • Location:
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Kripalu Yoga 200 hour certification
    • Certified Thai Yoga Therapist through Lotus Palm School, Montreal
    • Reiki Master Teacher
    • Currently enrolled in 500-hour Teacher Training
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher
  • Services:
    • Owner of Blissworks Yoga & Healing Arts in New London, CT.
    • Yoga classes, workshops and individual lessons.
    • Yoga Teacher Training.
    • Thai Yoga. 
      • Thai Yoga is a one-on-one session in which Tricia leads the client through a series of yoga postures while working on the energy lines (nadis) of the body. This practice is both energizing and relaxing to the receiver.
    • Reiki.

Noank, Mystic, Connecticut

Lynda Hewitt, PT, RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Noank Fire House, Noank, CT
      • Group Yoga classes
        • Mondays:  8:30 - 9:45 a.m.
        • Thursdays:  5 - 6:15 p.m.
    • Mystic Congregational Church, Mystic, CT
      • Yoga/Pilates - Prevention and Treatment of Osteopenia & Osteoporosis (Meek's Method)
        • Wednesdays:  10 - 11:15 a.m.
        • This class is co-taught by Lynda and a certified Pilates instructor and Senior Fitness Trainer
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Registered Yoga Teacher, 200 hours
    • Registered Physical Therapist State of Connecticut
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance, RYT 200
    • Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association (KYTA)
  • Services:
    • Hatha Yoga instruciton specializing in:
      • Classes for the mature adult - emphasizing safe Yoga for Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
      • Private Hatha Yoga instruction
      • Private Yoga instruction for the Large Adult
      • Pediatric Yoga
      • Adaptive Yoga
    • Private Physical Therapy for:
      • Osteopenia and Osteoporosis
      • Pediatric Physical Therapy

North Central, Connecticut and Springfield, Massachusetts

Jack Fila, RYT

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  • Location:
    • Teaching at venues located in the North Central, CT and Springfield, MA areas.
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Kripalu Certified
    • Trained June 2005 Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke.
  • Member
    • Yoga Alliance
  • Services:
    • Small class sizes provide for more individual attention to specific needs.

Woodbridge, Connecticut

 Meg Birmingham, RN

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven
      • 360 Amity Road
      • Woodbridge, CT 06525
    • 203.387.2522
  • Professional training and continuing education:
    • Thai Yoga Therapy
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2003
    • Registered Nurse
  • Services:
    • Gentle Yoga class
      • 10:00 - 11:15 a.m. on Sundays
      • Open and welcoming and ongoing
      • We have yogi's of all ages, sizes and who have all kinds of challenges.
      • This class is taught by Meg Birmingham and Ellen Rubin on an alternating basis.

Woodbridge, Connecticut

Ellen Rubin, RN

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven
      • 360 Amity Road
      • Woodbridge, CT 06525
    • 203.387.2522
  • Professional training and continuing education:
    • Kripalu Yoga Teacher
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2003
    • Psychiatric nurse practitioner
    • Reiki Master
  • Member:
    • Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association
  • Services:
    • Gentle Yoga class
      • 10:00 - 11:15 a.m. on Sundays
      • Open and welcoming and ongoing
      • We have yogi's of all ages, sizes and who have all kinds of challenges.
      • This class is taught by Ellen Rubin and Meg Birmingham on an alternating basis.