Gina Goldberg has been practicing Yoga all her life; she just didn’t realize there was a name for it. Her one on one sessions combines over 17 years of professional training. She received her 200-hour certification from Kripalu Institute for Yoga and Wellness in Lenox, Massachusetts. Gina has gone on to receive numerous credentials in anatomy and physiology, advanced breathwork practices for stress reduction, restorative yoga, children’s yoga and yoga nidra level 1, which helps to develop deep relaxation.
Gina has led hundreds of classes and many workshops as well as yoga teacher training programs which have graduated over 100 teachers to date. Using a client-based approach, Gina brings her gifts of connection, empathy, and adaptability to facilitate an experience tailored to her students’ needs. Her deepest desire is to help bring about healing and wellness in all forms. She is currently a full-time student, studying to become an occupational therapy assistant.
Living in the mountains with her husband and daughters, Tiffany is living her dream of nature, family and yoga. She has been exploring different yoga styles and meditation for the past 8 years. She fell in love with the connection yoga gave her in mind, body and soul. In order to teach that feeling of empowerment to others, she completed her 200 hour teacher training at One Love Hot Yoga in Ridgewood, NJ.
The mother of 4 daughters of various ages, Tiffany is involved in every aspect of her children’s lives. She volunteers her time to teach religious education and to lead her daughter’s Girl Scout troop. She also has experience teaching pre-school and was a pediatric dental assistant for 7 years. For Tiffany, teaching yoga to children seemed like the prefect fit. She completed her children’s yoga teacher training at Sun Moon Yoga in Jersey City, NJ.
Outside the studio, Tiffany likes to trail run and just recently picked up her golf clubs again. She is also an avid baker and is constantly looking for ways to make dessert healthier for her friends and family. Tiffany’s teaching and insight will continually offer you inspiration. Her classes are always evolving and fresh, guiding you to enhance your body strength, reduce stress and give you a sense of peace and tranquility.
Corinne Krill, MA, E-RYT, CTSY
Corinne teaches mindfulness, breath and movement as stress-reduction techniques to adults and children of all ages and abilities. Her desire is to empower individuals to manage their overall health and well-being integrating these techniques into everyday living, especially for those managing PTSD, anxiety and depression symptoms. Corinne has received over 500 hours in training in different modalities including Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Street Yoga-Trauma-Informed Yoga for Youth, Radiant Child, YoKid, Yoga for Differently-Abled Children, Heart-Mind & Mindful School curriculums. Corinne co-created and delivered a training course called, “Teaching Yoga to Traumatized Youth” for YoKid. Corinne regularly presents workshops to teens and adults on how to use mindfulness, breath and movement practices for emotional balance. She has presented to the NVLPC, the Women’s Center and the National Kids Yoga Conference. Corinne works part-time as the Director of Operations & Northern VA programs for MINDS, a non-profit focused on integrating mindfulness practices in educational settings and serves as Program Manager for Center for Earth-Based Healing, a non-profit offering weekend retreats for women survivors of sexual & domestic violence. She is a teacher training for Zensational Kids, bringing the evidence-based practiced of breath, movement and mindfulness to schools.
Checka Antifonario E-RYT, RCYT
Checka Antifonario (E-RYT, RCYT) has taught thousands of children and adolescents in schools, studios, private homes, and adolescent revocation and rehabilitation centers over the past seven years. She has also recently enjoyed presenting at the first annual National Kids’ Yoga Conference in Washington, DC, guest teaching on the children’s yoga and music television program “Yogapalooza”, and teaching in the “Yoga Garden” at the White House Easter Egg Roll. Checka strives to awaken and nurture mind-body awareness in all of her young students, and empower them with tools to manage stress and tension in their lives off the mat – all while having plenty of fun!
Checka is honored to be one of 12 teacher trainers worldwide for Radiant Child Yoga, founded in 1999 as one of the country’s first children’s yoga programs. It is a privilege and great joy for her to help aspiring children’s yoga instructors to build their skill sets, find their voices as teachers, and move forward into work that they love. Checka lives outside of Boston, MA and offers Radiant Child Yoga teacher trainings throughout the U.S. She leads with warmth, clarity and energetic flow, deeply invested in the empowerment and success of her trainees. She is fueled by the knowledge that guiding a child to a calm mind, a happy heart, and a healthy body through the practice of yoga is an incredible gift – for both teacher and student.
Equally passionate about her adult yoga offerings, Checka leads classes, workshops and retreats for grown-up yogis as well. You can find more info about adult offerings at www.checkayoga.
Kimberly DeLoreto M.Ed.,RYT, RCYT
Kimberly, RYT and RCYT, believes every day is a gift. With the merging of her two passions, yoga and children, she has uncovered her life’s joy. As a recent M.Ed. graduate, Kimberly has worked in the New Jersey public school system as a kindergarten TA. She incorporates mindfulness practices and yoga in her classroom regularly – strategies that make for a calm and peaceful classroom. In addition to working in the schools, Kimberly teaches yoga to a wide audience. Her classes include Vinyasa flow, basic yoga, gentle restorative, children and teen, family yoga and yoga for children and children with special needs. Through yoga Kimberly hopes to create peace, happiness and joy in the lives of children and adults of all ages. With the dreams of becoming a Yoga Therapist for children facing emotional, mental and developmental disabilities, Kimberly plans to go back to school to obtain a Masters in Counseling for Mental Health. Yoga is a gift that Kimberly unwraps daily. Her belief that everything happens for a reason affirms her evolution on her path. She embraces every opportunity to share this practice with the world, especially the youth of today.