Yoga & Reiki Teachers

Kirsten Askins-Yoga Teacher & Reiki Master

As a Pisces, Kirsten has always been drawn to Spirituality. Growing up in the 80's she wished for a world of healers and health food. Today, she is so happy to see how it has shifted toward her vision and continues to grow toward more unity or yoga. She is also pleased to see how many people are developing their individual gifts of Spirit. Kirsten is also a Reiki and Healing Touch practitioner, a certified Aromatherapist, Astrologer, Tarot Reader and currently learning Ayurveda and Kriya Yoga with the Self Realization Fellowship.

Jane Grode-Yoga Teacher & Reiki Master

Jane is a true Scorpio, interested in transformation of herself and others. She began her yoga journey and practice in the early 1970’s at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center in New York City and is also a long-time Meditation/Centering Prayer practitioner. Jane received her yoga teacher certification in 2002 through the Yoga Synthesis ™ Teacher Training Program directed by Raji Thorn. Jane has studied and practiced various styles of yoga including; Iyengar, Ashtanga, and Viniyoga. She is registered with the Yoga Alliance and is a member of Christians Practicing Yoga www.christianspracticingyoga.com. Jane is also a Reiki practitioner and weaves this heart-centered healing energy into her yoga teaching.

Jamey Stofko-Yoga Teacher & Reiki Master

Jamey's Sun sign is Libra, the energy of beauty and balance. Her teaching works to find a balance between the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of yoga. She became a teacher after entering the Masters' in Holistic Health program at Georgian Court University. Jamie is also a registered Occupational Therapist, using that background to make the practice accessible to students of all abilities. Her spiritual name is Bhaskari, meaning shining and she hopes that her classes will allow each individual to shine.

Patty Grant-Yoga Teacher & Reiki Practitioner

Patty is a Leo, independant, courageous and loving. Her yoga journey began while healing from a serious motorcycle accident. She needed something that would not only take care of her body but most importantly her mind and spirit. As she started noticing all of the positive changes and healing properties yoga brought to her life she decided to take her interest to the next level. Patty completed a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in the winter of 2018 with Loren Russo. As an instructor, she has a deep desire to encourage others to reach their personal potential, become more inner-connected, and to be more aware of the present moment.


Alana Darling-Yoga Teacher & Reiki Master


Rebeca Matiello-Yoga Teacher

Diane Eigner-Yoga Teacher

Diane welcomed yoga into her life in 2015, when she found Hanu Yoga! She was transitioning out of 33 years of feline veterinary practice ownership. She pursued yoga teaching certification to deepen her practice and now loves sharing the gift of yoga with her students. A bit of a science nerd, Diane uses the results of scientific studies that demonstrate how yoga can improve physical and mental health, and, in particular, bone density to guide her students. She received her osteoporosis yoga certification in the fall of 2019, studying with Dr. Loren Fishman . Diane's mission is to allow all bodies to age gracefully and to help students of all levels develop body awareness that allows them to live full and active lives. Diane offers detailed instructions and modifications that allow new yogis to enjoy her classes. Her students are encouraged to move at their own pace with intention and to listen to their bodies as they explore their own edge and discover inner strength.

Jennifer Rinaldi ERYT

Jennifer has practiced yoga intermittently for many years. In 2012 a few weeks after her home & family experienced the devastation of hurricane Sandy she was blindsided by her husband’s unexpected death & suddenly found herself widowed at the age of 37 with 2 young children ages 3 & 7. During this devastating time she found comfort in a daily yoga practice & discovered the true healing powers of yoga. This led her to pursue the 200 hour yoga teacher training in order to be able share her practice & discoveries with others. Jennifer has worked with nonprofit organizations serving special needs children and adults for more than half her life & has begun expanding her practice in those areas as well. She truly believes in the healing powers of yoga. She currently teaches various classes including Children’s yoga, Chair yoga, Beginners, Gentle & Slow Flow Vinyasa at a few local studios & OCVTS. She has recently created an LLC called “Upside Down Mermaid” which she plans to use to teach free-lance yoga & wellness & along with the help of Blended Prints Print shop has created a comfortable & affordable yoga & fitness apparel line which donates a portion of the proceeds to local veterans groups & Oceans of love.

Jennifer is also certified in Reiki, Music Therapy & CPR.