I was first introduced to yogic philosophy while frequenting India in my teenage years. Born and raised in Israel, I left in my early 20s to travel East in search of greater perspective. I first committed to a meditation practice, discovering that I somehow felt calmer when I sat with discomfort rather than avoided it. My first yoga class came soon after. With it came the experience that I had the power to engage with discomfort and release it in a way that felt profoundly healing. An experience that has guided my life choices ever since.
I came to the US to study holistic health. It is here that I became certified as a shiatsu practitioner, massage therapist, yoga instructor, and nutrition and health counselor.
I opened JP Centre Yoga, with my co-founder Sejal Shah, with the vision of creating a community based environment which allows for each individual to go inward, refocus the mind, and cultivate a calming experience.
My yoga classes are delivered as a breath-based vinyasa flow with an emphasis on strength and flexibility within optimal alignment.
I believe that stillness is achieved as a result of skillful movement and that aligning the body, the breath, and the mind, yield greater awareness. My intention is to set the stage for transformation by providing tools for shifting non-helpful patterns and to teach in reverence to the heritage and philosophy of the yogic path.