Kelly is a certified kids yoga instructor and founder of PLAY peace, love and yoga for kids. Kelly earned her kids and tween yoga training from Yogi Beans in New York City. Kelly also completed her adult yoga teacher training from Blue Moon Yoga in Shrewsbury, NJ and is a registered RYT-200 hour yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance. As a former elementary school teacher and guidance counselor, Kelly hopes to share her love for yoga and teaching with yogis of all ages. Kelly's favorites classes to teach include mommy and me and early childhood classes where children can experience yoga independently.
Dana discovered yoga as a teenager when she wanted more of a mind/body/spirit connection amidst the busyness of her high school years. She was brought up in a family that instilled yoga philosophy in her from a young age. As Dana became older and began practicing yoga poses, breathing, and meditation, she found that they came naturally to her. Dana is very excited to work with kids and says that she is looking forward to teaching the future generation of yogis!
Lauren is a health and wellness professional, certified personal trainer, teacher, yogi and overall fitness enthusiast! Lauren is also a preK teacher although she loves to work with children of all ages. Her passion for fitness, health, wellness and working with young children led her on a journey to become a certified children's yoga instructor. Lauren not only enjoys spending time with little yogis each week in her classes, she loves that she learns just as much from them as they do from her. Lauren currently lives in Monmouth County with her husband and two boys, Lucca and Dante.
Carly discovered yoga in 2005, after initially going to class for the physical aspect of the exercise. However, she soon fell in love with yoga for its complete benefits for the mind, body and spirit. After receiving her 200 RYT certification in 2015 and 500 RYT Advanced certification in 2016 from Tula Yoga in Aberdeen, NJ, she went on to complete 30 Hour Kids Yoga certification in 2017 with Bee You Yoga in Manasquan, NJ. Carly inspires her students of all ages to have fun with their yoga practice and receive all the beautiful benefits yoga has to offer. When not on the mat, Carly works as a cosmetic chemist specializing in natural products and a board member and performer of Exit 82 Theatre Company, based out of Toms River, NJ.