May we feed your soul, inspire your heart, and nourish your mind

Angelina Lucia

ERYT500, RYS200, YACEP, LMT, CHHC Owner and Director of Bindu Yoga Studio, experienced registered yoga teacher, Thai Yoga Therapist, body-worker, teacher trainer, retreat leader, Holistic Health Counselor and long time practitioner of meditation. My love in the healing arts began at a very young age, which ultimately led me on a journey to help others find the same sense of well being and peace. Teaching yoga and guiding students deeper into their own mysteries for the past 20 years has been a gift! I've had the honor and privilege to teach yoga in a youth runaway shelter, in homeless shelters, underprivileged communities, and persons recovering from addiction, to prominent athletes, political figures, and many high profile clients from the music industry to celebrities. Teaching to such diverse groups of people has given me great understanding in basic emotional, psychological, and physical human needs and the ability to work with all walks of life whether in group settings or privately. I've been blessed to have a large private clientele since the beginning of my teaching career, many with varying degrees of illness and injury which has in turn given me a broad approach to working within each individuals unique needs and desire for their practice. 

Maureen Cardenas

RYT200 has been a student of yoga for many years and just loves this incredible practice. Her passion for this practice really grew after she was diagnosed with breast cancer and was fortunate enough to be able to take a breast cancer yoga class that was offered where she received treatment. Maureen truly believes that participating in this class allowed her to heal even quicker by training the brain to understand the mind and body connection. Maureen received her 200 hour training with Scott Feinberg at Kula Yoga Shala in 2011. She has been teaching since then in Adult Education programs with the Palm Beach County School District and also at a private retirement facility in Jupiter. Maureen teaches Gentle yoga, Basic yoga, and Chair yoga. Maureen believes anyone and everyone can participate in this practice regardless of size, shape, or limitations. If you can breathe, you can do yoga!

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Emily Large

PT, CYT, RYT500, is the founder of Living Large Therapeutics, which combines the science of physical therapy with the time-honored practice of yoga. Emily has practiced physical therapy since 1994 in various settings, participated in physical therapy research, provided continuing education for health care professionals, and been featured in the New York Times, Yoga Journal, Palm Beach Post, PT Magazine, and NBC WPTV News Channel 5. Emily received her Associate of Arts degree from the University of Florida, her Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy from the University of Central Florida, and then attended Emory University for graduate studies in neuroscience and movement science. 

Emily has practiced yoga since 1997 and her teaching is inspired by her teachers, Gary Kraftsow and Mirka Scalco Kraftsow. Completing the four-year, 1000-hour yoga therapy program through the American Viniyoga Institute, Emily is recognized by the Yoga Alliance as an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher at the 500-hour level and a Certified Yoga Therapist. Currently, Emily is one of only two certified viniyoga therapist in the states of Florida and Georgia.

Ralph Iovino

USMC Vietnam Veteran, E-RYT 500, Ambassador Veterans Yoga Project. Began practicing yoga in 2006.  Teaches Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Chair Yoga and Gentle Yoga to veterans and their families.

Laurie Dean

ERYT-500 is curious and passionate about learning, Laurie is immersed in studying Yoga and Ayurveda.  At a day long Omega conference in 2003, Laurie began studying with Rod Stryker - founder of Parayoga. His reverence for his teachers and the teachings, along with a wicked sense of humor still inspire her 13 years later and she became a 500 hr certified Level 1 teacher in 2012.  After a 2 year long mentorship program, Laurie became 1 of the few Parayoga teachers certified to teach Rod Stryker’s 4 Desires work. 

Along with Rod Stryker, Laurie is grateful to be learning from Rod’s teacher, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait. Laurie became an Ayurveda Health Counselor in 2015 thru the 650 hr Himalayan Institute program with Kathryn Templeton and Dr Rosy Mann from Kripalu’s School of Ayurveda. This programs accredited by NAMA, the National Ayurvedic Medical Association. Laurie is also an instructor in the HI Ayurveda Yoga Specialist program - helping yoga teachers to expand their knowledge and grow their ability to incorporate Yoga and Ayurveda into teaching and their work with clients.

Sharing the practical and life changing wisdom of Parayoga and Ayurveda is what inspires Laurie to teach!  Have fun - love life - learn and grow!

Anna Barrett

Anna took her first yoga class in 2006 in Delray Beach, FL and has been hooked ever since! In 2011, Anna received her BA in Religious Studies from Naropa University in Boulder CO, and completed her 200hr Vinyasa Teacher Training led by Shannon Paige and Shelley Coughlin at Shakta Studio in Denver, CO. Shortly after, Anna fell in love with teaching. Anna has studied and apprenticed under teachers who offer in depth knowledge of Ayurveda, Holistic Healing, Mindfullness, and Breathwork. She has undergone intensive educational training in Somatic Psychology and Movement Therapy, and has a strong background in Vipassana and Tantric Meditation. At the heart of her experience, are her four years spent teaching private yoga therapy sessions on an integrative healing team at Harmony Healing Cherry Creek in Denver, CO. Ana is focused on deepening the practice of yoga both on and off the mat, she has completed a training through Off the Mat and Into the World and is currently working towards her Masters of Social Work at Barry University. Anna is thrilled to be a part of the Bindu family!

Dave King

After moving to Florida, Dave became a certified SCUBA diver and found his way to yoga through a fellow SCUBA diver and part owner of a yoga studio. Breath and focus were the common links of these two activities, and yoga seemed to quickly become a new and important part of his life.  And so began Dave's regular yoga practice for the next five years. After being encouraged to pursue the path of certified yoga instructor, he earned his comprehensive 200 hour certification in Kripalu yoga in 2007. The teacher training course unexpectedly awakened a spiritual side and a deepening awareness. Since then dave has taught at various venues in the West Palm Beach area, expanding his practice to incorporate vinyasa flow and power yoga in a fun, breath-centered adventure! A firm believer in the physical benefits of yoga, improving health, strength, posture, confidence and an overall well-being. Dave loves sharing yoga with all students, seeing them progress, and finding for themselves the joy it can bring. Namaste!

Kimberly Osborne

RYT200, is honored to be teaching at Bindu Yoga Studio with Angel and the Bindu Tribe. Yoga awakened the life force within me when I managed to complete my yoga teacher training in July 2012 at Kripalu, in the nick of time before starting law school in August. Since then, I have loved every minute of teaching yoga; I am to create and hold a safe space for empowering yoga practice. Infinite gratitude to all of my teachers who have enlightened and supported me along my practice of the science of yoga; Angel has taught me how to infuse pure heart essence into my yoga practice, on and off the mat, among other teachings.

Michelle Kahn

Yoga has been a transformative and limitless learning experience in my life for the past 5 years. My classes are structured around combining effort and ease, light yet firmly grounded sequencing, and a playful discipline. I believe that bringing one's own awareness to the physical nuances has a profound healing effect psychologically. My goal is to be able to add radiant joy, and a peaceful energy to peoples lives. I've accumulated hundreds of hours of studies and trainings with well seasoned and knowledgable senior teachers including: Jillian Turecki, Schuyler Grant, Nikki Costello, Jason Crandell, Nevine Michaan, Alex Auder, Andrey Lappa, and Adam Vitolo.  

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Kimberly Meehan

Born and raised in South Florida. Longtime lover and practitioner of yoga, Kim decided to deepen her knowledge by enrolling in a teacher training at Native Yoga in Jupiter with Todd and Tamara McLaughlin. After an amazing experience and receiving her 200 hour certification in 2015, Kim began teaching and never looked back. Meeting so many amazing people along the way has been a gift on the journey and Kim is grateful to be able to share what she loves.

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Annika Keiland

Annika began her teaching career as a fitness instructor and personal trainer while attending university in the UK. After moving to America to pursue a career in TV, she got swept up in career, achieving, adventure, but got to the point of feeling totally burnt out. And just like everyone, Annika found yoga right on time! A chance to breathe and create some space! 3 months later she enrolled in teacher training (unable to touch her toes at the time!)

An interest in Reiki naturally developed for Annika, and has become a true passion. Working with individuals to feel, deal & heal with compassion and more with just a "little bit of help" from the universe!

Annika has since quit her stressful business, but keeping her toes dipped in the waters of TV working as a health & wellness spokesperson and now working towards the launch of a book and lifestyle website: F**k it! Just Breathe! (She grew up in England...they swear a lot!)

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Angela Updike

 

Angela an educator for almost 20 years was led into the field of Reiki and healing work after some life-changing events. Now, she shares her gift to help heal others from emotional blockages or trauma and to navigate life's changes with more peace and clarity. She works with the Arch Angels and crystals during her Reiki sessions.