Well-known MV yogis Jay & Christopher will come together to lead us as we guide the sunset and raise the Strawberry Moon on Lighthouse Beach in Edgartown. For those on Chappy you may reserve your dingy ride across the channel from Chappy Point Beach. A suggested donation of $25 for this evening to benefit the Chappaquiddick Community Center and is payable on site.
Martha Abbott has been joining us at the CCC for years. Martha is a Professional Level Kripalu Yoga teacher and is certified in Expressive Movement Therapy, Motional Processing, DansKinetics, Kripalu Bodywork and is a graduate of the Healing the Light Body School of energy medicine. Martha incorporates her practices of shamanic healing, movement therapy, therapeutic ritual, DansKinetics and teaching yoga to lead workshops throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Peru and Europe for healthcare professionals, therapists, educators and community groups.
Jason Mazar-Kelly (YogiJay)is a certified yoga teacher with thousands of hours of experience in the wellness field. He has been practicing yoga, meditation and other mindfulness modalities since 2011 and teaching yoga and meditation since 2014. After struggling with severe OCD for many years of his life, Jason found yoga and meditation which helped him transform his life and find a life-long practice for managing anxiety and stress. This transformation drove him to become a teacher. Jason has taught all over New England, assisted teacher trainings at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health and provides yoga, meditation and other mindfulness services to a variety of populations from kids to adults. He specializes in breathwork, meditation and movement for resilience and relaxation, as well as yoga philosophy and the subtle anatomies of yoga.
Colleen Macsuga has been a subsitute for us in the past and we are excited to have her join us weekly for the 2021 season. Colleen is a certified yoga instructor who has been practicing for 10+ years. She discovered yoga in high school to complement her other activities and then became certified to teach after college. Colleen has taught at various studios along the Connecticut shoreline during her winters as well as all over Martha’s Vineyard including Hot Yoga MV, CCC, Yoga in the Park, and in private homes. This variety of teaching locations has allowed her to hone in on her skills of reading her class abilities and cater to student needs. Classes can range from very energetic with creative transitions, to gentle restorative outdoors. Colleen has been on Martha’s Vineyard for six years, works full time at Lululemon, and is a year round resident.