Onyx Yoga Studio 

 

45 Mountain Blvd

 

Warren, NJ 07059

 

Gentle Hatha Yoga for Stress Relief


This class is taught by:

Ranjitha Sandeep

Ranjitha Sandeep is an internationally-acclaimed Ashtanga (Raja) Yoga Therapist. She has taught yoga throughout the United States, Canada, and India, where she received her formative training. Ranjitha comes from a background of Hindu and Buddhist practice and has been involved in yoga and meditation for as long as she can remember. Growing up with immediate family and relatives who were doctors that integrated holistic therapies into their practice to help patients manage medical conditions, Ranjitha was exposed to the power of alternative therapies from a very young age. Meditation and yoga were part of the family’s daily routine and today Ranjitha incorporates these early experiences into her wellness practice. Ranjitha’s wellness programs combine yoga and meditation with the teachings of the scriptures of yoga. She educates her students on the connection between body, mind, and spirit in the healing and wellness process and her techniques have been used to help people better manage stress, addictions, and disease. She brings an integrated approach of yoga asanas, pranayama and meditation as well as Thai-Chi, Reiki, Ayuveda (sister science of yoga) and Thai Yoga into her unique yoga classes. Ranjitha doesn’t just teach yoga postures; instead, she guides her students through the whole new language of Ashtanga through love and compassion towards oneself and she knows how to reach and help people of all ages and physical abilities. Recognized as a leader in the wellness field, Ranjitha is a frequent guest on WBAI radio and has been tapped to speak at medical conferences and hospitals and lead classes and workshops in both corporate and community settings. In addition to teaching in group settings, Ranjitha offers one-on-one coaching and she leads a yoga and meditation certification program to train future leaders in the field. Ranjitha is a Disciple of Yogi Dharma Mitra fron New York and she has studied with Ashtanga Masters Pattabi Josi, David Life and Sharon Ganon from Jiva Mukthi, She is a certified Reiki second degree (energy healing), a certified Thai Yoga therapist, a certified Pilates instructor, and holds a certificate for advanced training of Healing Breath Kriya from world-renowned Master Sri Ravishankar. In addition, she is certified in Deepak Chopra’s Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga. Ranjitha is well-versed in the scriptures of yoga and has taught courses on 8 Limbs of Yoga, Bagavad Gita and Nadis in relation to the chemistry of the central nervous system. Prior to launching Yoga Sutra For Life, Ranjitha was a research engineer for Bell Labs and Lucent where she spent 14 years. She holds a B.S. with double majors in Chemistry and Biology from Bangalore University in India and a Computer Science Degree from Brookdale College, New Jersey.

Reena Singhvi

Yoga has been in Reena's life since childhood, with her parents being active practitioners of yoga. She completed her 300 hour certification from the School of Complete Yoga and has designed her Hatha yoga class to invigorate the mind and the body. Beginning and ending in Savasana the class is perfect for anybody looking to relieve stress and energize, as well as build flexibility and strength.

Judy Parenti

Judy discovered the unique healing and rejuvenating effects of Yoga beginning her personal practice 23 years ago. Judy is a certified yoga instructor, receiving her teacher training from Master teacher Ranjitha Sandeep's yoga sutra for life. She has completed Reiki levels one, two and master teacher practitioner. She is also certified in qi gong intensive healer training and qi gong therapist course. Judy took teacher level course with Grandmaster Tzu and is certified to teach Qi gong healer intensive course. Judy is also a certified Crystal practitioner. With a passion for living, loving and sharing Judy continues her studies. With deep gratitude to past teachers, present teachers and future teachers.

Katina Alamo

Katina is a registered yoga teacher, having obtained her 200 hour yoga certification from Onyx Yoga Studio. Katina was introduced to yoga when she was in high school. Over time, Katina was transformed by yoga and now it is her mission for others to join her on this journey and discover this powerful, simple practice to heal and embrace love and joy.
Katina intuitively knows where to meet the student and guide them gently on this path, allowing them to unfold and discover yoga at their pace. She brings with her a true love of yoga, creating a sacred space for students to deepen their physical and spiritual practice with the ultimate goal of restoring balance and overall wellness.

Judit Duran

Judit is 500 hours certified Yoga Teacher with more than 15 years of experience teaching. She is also a Certified Singing Bowl practitioner and a Health Coach. She is a graduate of the University of Barcelona with a BA degree in Hotel Management. She has studied with Ranjitha Sandeep, Claire Diab, Cheri Clampett, Arturo Peal and Jacquie Ruderman. She is trained to teach Vinyasa, Gentle, Restorative, Therapeutic and Yin Yoga. She feels very fortunate to have had the opportunity to travel to India several times to deepen her practice and feels grateful for all the support her husband and 2 kids have always given her. Judit opens her heart and soul in her yoga classes taking care of everybody's individual needs, working mind body and spirit as a whole. She offers a compassionate yoga practice welcoming people with different levels and ages. Judit likes to challenge her students but always reminds them to listen to their bodies. "We should challenge ourselves without causing pain or injury. To do this we must be aware of our limits within each pose".

Apart from asanas (postures), breathing techniques and meditation, Judit offers in most of her classes inspirational readings, occasional guided visualizations and plays the Tibetan Singing Bowls and chimes during Savasana to help students relax and de-stress. Background music is also an important aspect of Judit’s classes. She has a great selection of playlists to create the right ambience so you can totally let go of tension and go deep into your practice. To learn more about her please visit her website: www.juditduran.com

This Hatha yoga class is designed to invigorate the mind and the body by moving slowly and methodically through a sequence of traditional postures. Beginning and ending in Savasana, the class is perfect for anybody looking to relieve stress and energize, as well as build flexibility and strength. Appropriate for all levels, including beginners.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Dec 15 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Ranjitha Sandeep
  • Sun Dec 16 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Reena Singhvi
  • Mon Dec 17 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Judy Parenti
  • Tue Dec 18 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm with Ranjitha Sandeep
  • Wed Dec 19 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm with Katina Alamo
  • Sat Dec 22 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Ranjitha Sandeep
  • Sun Dec 23 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Reena Singhvi
  • Mon Dec 24 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Judy Parenti
  • Tue Dec 25 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm with Ranjitha Sandeep
  • Wed Dec 26 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm with Katina Alamo
  • Sat Dec 29 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Ranjitha Sandeep
  • Sun Dec 30 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Reena Singhvi
  • Mon Dec 31 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Judy Parenti
  • Tue Jan 01 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm with Ranjitha Sandeep
  • Wed Jan 02 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm with Judit Duran
  • Sat Jan 05 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Ranjitha Sandeep
  • Sun Jan 06 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Reena Singhvi
  • Mon Jan 07 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Judy Parenti
  • Tue Jan 08 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm with Ranjitha Sandeep
  • Wed Jan 09 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm with Katina Alamo