Lisa is a yoga teacher, Ayurveda Wellness Coach, educator, writer, and skydiver - passionate about bringing you back to balance and helping you remember who you are. Inspired by Bhakti Yoga, fueled by Ayurveda, and moved by yoga, Lisa combines her education and experience to guide you back into your power and your purpose.
Lisa found the practices of yoga and Ayurveda through her physical & mental struggles as a dancer, during her attempts at playwriting, and while navigating the hardcore/punk rock scene in NYC. Originally an aspiring dancer from Queens NY, Lisa graduated from CUNY Hunter College with a double major in English and Theater, focusing on creative writing. She then graduated from Adelphi University with an MFA in Creative Writing, double focusing in Poetry and Playwriting. While writing her thesis, she completed her 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training New York City and later went on to complete a 500+ Hour Yoga Teacher Training. After a pilgrimage to India, she was deeply inspired by Bhakti Yoga and Ayurveda and completed immersions + trainings in Iyengar Yoga, Ayurveda, Yin Yoga, Meditation, Reiki, Kids Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Prenatal Pilates, and Essential Oils. Her credentials in Ayurveda include training from: The Sister Science, Boston Ayurveda School, and Ayurveda Living Institute.
In New York City, Lisa worked as a mentor and educator for 200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Trainings + has led various specialty workshops and immersions. She was a yoga Ambassador for lululemon New York City's Meatpacking District store.
In Upstate New York, she’s co-created and co facilitated ongoing 200 Hour Teacher Trainings + Immersions as well as Ayurveda Lifestyle Immersions and gatherings. She regularly provides Ayurveda education to teacher trainings + specializes in bringing Ayurveda + Self Care to different businesses, companies, and private gatherings / events.
Lisa is also a skydiver and a USPA skydiving coach at Skydive The Ranch.