Heidi Farber is a graduate of the State University of Albany and Long Island University, holding an undergraduate degree in English and a Master’s Degree in Special Education. A few years ago, yoga became a big part of her life and she completed the 200-Hour Kripalu Teacher Certificate. Heidi has been teaching this style of yoga to clients at Hummingbird Yoga NJ for several years. She finds the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of yoga transformational. She teaches techniques to deal with stress including breathing, poses and meditation. With regular practice, her students also begin to realize the many benefits of yoga. Increased flexibility, strength, and relaxation are but a few reasons they keep coming back. Over time, her clients enjoy an overall sense of well-being. Heidi’s passion for yoga has her continually reaching out to people of all backgrounds who are yearning for a better life.
Laura is a graduate of Richard Stockton College twice over. First for her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/Fine Arts and then for her Matsters’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. She is currently working as a licensed therapist with the older adult population, in a sub-acute rehabilitation facility. Yoga became a growing passion for her when she entered college. It started as a way to avoid the freshman 15 and later evolved as a way to maintain balance through her hectic schedule. Laura first pursued a teaching certification with Melissa Goldstein in 2005 and later refined her teaching skills through a 200-Hour certification under Laurie Greene. Laura also holds a specialized certification in Yin Yoga and Mat Pilates. Her background as a therapist lead to classes based on alignment and safety, while mixing in fun variations and smooth flows. She also has completed her Massage Therapy Training and is certified ain all modalities including Tai Yoga Massage. Through her teaching, Laura is continually exploring the variety and adaptability of yoga to make its therapeutic properties accessible to everyone. When she is not on her mat, Laura can be found camping, hiking backpacking, gardening, canoeing, scrapbooking, or playing with her two big dogs.
Each class will incorporate a gentle, slow flow interspersed with supportive, restorative postures allowing the central nervous system to deeply relax
Megan Schweickert, 200-hour RYT, is a passionate yogi with a mission to spread the practice of yoga and help others discover their own physical, emotional, and spiritual peace. Megan has a background in baptiste yoga but has fallen in love with not only practicing various styles but offering them to students as well. Loves to travel and create meaningful connections with people from all over.