Jennifer Orobello is a yoga teacher, practitioner, and studio owner who is guided by her faith that, regardless of age or ability, yoga is for everybody. This belief motivated her to earn her RYT 200 and start teaching yoga in 2008 and is the cornerstone of The Family Yoga Center, which has been offering classes, trainings, and workshops to Long Island's east end communities since 2012.
Jennifer received her RYT 500 Hour certification through The Yoga Room School/Drishti Yoga and continues to expand her practice and study of Iyengar yoga at the Iyengar Institute of New York in New York City. She also studies with Christine Corsa E-RYT 500, formerly of Drishti Yoga in Bayport, NY; Naghmeh Ahi, of Iyengar Yoga Institute of New York; Theresa Rowland of Studio Yoga in Madison; NJ, and Gabriel Halpern of Yoga Circle in Chicago, IL; all esteemed yogis.
Jennifer received her Yoga Ropes certification from Alison West of Yoga Union and is a certified practitioner of Yoga for the Special Child®, LLC. Jennifer also holds a Master's of Science degree in Special Education.
Jennifer teaches yoga with compassion, kindness, and love, encouraging students to come out of their comfort zone and safely reach the asanas with proper body alignment. Jennifer believes yoga is a practice not a perfect. With continuous practice of asana, pranayama, and meditation students will experience progress in their personal goals of physical and emotional health, spiritual growth, and calmness of mind.
Jennifer truly believes Yoga is for EveryBody™.
Jennifer is available for Private Yoga Sessions.
Kateřina Daly was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, in 1972. As a girl, she studied and danced ballet. In 1989, when the Velvet Revolution started, she disobeyed her mother to take part in the demonstrations against the repressive Communist regime.
In 1994, Kateřina moved to New York, where she studied French and art history at Stony Brook University. Eventually, she would also receive a master’s degree in French Literature there. Kateřina is a French teacher at Rocky Point High School, who is fluent in Czech, English, and French. She also speaks some Slovak and Italian.
Kateřina began her yoga practice at the Family Yoga Center in 2015. Soon after that she entered the Center’s Alignment Oriented Teacher Training Program with the intention to deepen her practice and explore the ancient techniques and wisdom of the sages. As her training progressed, she realized that the skills she learned have a truly practical relevance in our everyday lives and that her duty is to share them. She received her certification in April 2017 and is a is a RYT 200 hours with Yoga Alliance.
Katerina likes traveling, kayaking, reading, and listening to a wide variety of music. She lives in a Dutch Colonial house built in 1726 with her Cairn terrier, Kelsey, whose favorite pose is the downward facing dog.