Instructors

Here in our cozy LIfe in Motion studio, we are proud to boast that we have some of the best teachers in New York and no matter what your fitness goals are, these experts are on hand to help.

Dani Zuccheri LeRoy

"On this path no effort is wasted." (Bhagavad Gita)

Dani's passion is Hatha and Vinyasa yoga. She is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) and, with well over 2000 hours of teaching under her belt, an E-RYT 500. She loves to see her students transform themselves physically and spiritually and enjoy a whole new approach to life. This may explain why her favorite movie is Pretty Woman.

Mary Reilly Nichols

"Of all the instruments of emancipation,love is supreme.”

Yoga has been part of Mary's life for nearly four decades. She discovered her passion in India at the Sri Gurutdev Ashram, in Ganeshpuri, in India. Since then, the practice has pervaded all aspects of her life: she calms herself with meditation and Indian chants. But she still makes times for Western culture and enjoys books like Huckleberry Finn and MIddlemarch.

Jen Hustis

“Care, determination and openness is shared by students in every class and this shared experience and energy exchange nurtures trust, growth, inner strength and laughter”

Jen is a native Floridian and incorporates warmth into every aspect of her life. She began practicing yoga over 15 years ago as a tool to balance her dancing career and discovered that yoga is not only a physical practice but it also cultivates mental practice and life journey lead by breath. She is most inspired by laughter and exploring opportunities in movement and is grateful to her family, husband Jono, and dog Brickle for their unending guidance, love, support and balance.

Magi Eisenberg

Magi teaches Vinyasa/Open Yoga classes on Tuesdays from 9:00 – 10:30 and 10:45 – 12:15, Thursdays from 9:00 – 10:30 and 10:45 – 12:15 as well as Sundays from 9:00 – 10:30. She also teaches on Hatha/Basic Yoga class on Sundays from 10:45 – 12:15.

Pamela Yoder

Motivated Yoga Instructor with advanced training in yoga and specialization in breath-centered therapeutic yoga. Enjoys inspiring others to improve wellness and commit to long-term health and fitness goals. Energetic and outgoing with collaborative spirit.

Alex Curtis

“The goal is to develop our self-knowledge, our good humor, our wisdom-- qualities we can take out of the yoga room with us and into our whole lives.”

Alex Curtis is our Basic Hatha and Vinyasa yoga instructor with 5 years of teaching experience. Alex believes that yoga allows you to develop your spirit, your muscles and to meet every challenge with serenity and awareness. This inspired him to share what yoga has taught him to everyone. His yoga classes are led to fun, eclectic playlists including Paul Simon, Ray Charles and the Beach Boys, and with a spirit of teaching that is playful and uplifting.

Hannah Dubner

Hannah Dubner specializes in Vinyasa and Hatha yoga and has years of experience teaching yoga in New York with several trainings to her name, including the Yoga Vida 200-Hour Teacher Training and Mentorship with Magi Eisenberg, amongst others. Hannah’s class is filled with confident cues that lead to sequential movement of the body with a strong focus on mindful breathing and tactful alignment.

Taylor Gillhouse

“Meet all challenges with openness and balance.”

Taylor teaches hatha and vinyasa yoga classes that allow students to delve into alignment of asanas. This helps students build better posture and develop better breathing technique so they can excel in different aspects of yoga. On her spare time, Taylor loves to cook and likes to use recipes from Pinterest, added with her twist of course.

Ron Longe

“As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.” - Marianne Williamson

Ron has been teaching yoga for three years and is our vinyasa and yin yoga instructor. Ron’s classes are designed to challenge you mentally so you learn how to honor the limitations of the body and to dishonor the limitations of the mind. When he’s not teaching, Ron enjoys being in nature, traveling and reading.

Leah Roth

“Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” - Sam Levenson

Leah teaches yoga and body pump and has 10 years of experience dancing and two and a half years experience teaching yoga. As a tough but playful teacher, Leah’s aim is to push you out of your comfort zone so you can always be growing both physically and emotionally. Leah is a rock and roll girl who enjoys singing and writing music.

AJ Wolbrum

“As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.” - Marianne Williamson

AJ has been teaching yoga for three years and is our vinyasa and yin yoga instructor. AJ’s classes are designed to challenge you mentally so you learn how to honor the limitations of the body and to dishonor the limitations of the mind. On her spare time, AJ loves to read, listening to podcasts, traveling and loves being in nature.