Hometown: Sea Isle City, NJ
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Playlist Favorites: Kaleidoscope Jukebox
Favorite Pose: Peaceful Warrior! 
Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Antique Bakery
Guilty Pleasure: Dark Chocolate and Kitteh Video's

Yogi Goal: Celeste opened Asana Soul Practice to answer her life calling: to share the gift of yoga! She loves the Hudson County community and seeks to unite and celebrate our shared lives through yoga and meditation.



Hometown: New York, NY
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Playlist Favorites: Emancipator, STS9
Favorite Pose: Savasana
Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Karma Kafe
Guilty Pleasure: Naps

Yogi Goal: Marc opened Asana Soul Practice with Celeste to share his passion for music. As our resident DJ, he puts his heart and soul into every playlist, uniting music and movement with the intention to allow you to dive deeper into the immersive experience of yoga. 



Hometown: Nutley, NJ
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Playlist Favorites: Trevor Hall, Sol Rising, Tame Impala
Favorite Pose: Uttanasana 
Hoboken Restaurant Pick: 
Guilty Pleasure: French Fries

Yogi Goal: Kieran's goal is to continue to learn about yoga through practicing as a student & teacher. Her intention is to connect with others who are like minded on their journey toward living in alignment of mind, body & soul. 


Hometown: River Edge, NJ
Astrological Sign:  Cancer
Playlist Favorites: Too many to name!
Favorite Pose: Pincha Mayurasana
Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Napoli's
Guilty Pleasure: Nutella and Lifetime movies 

Yogi Goal: To spread the benefits of yoga to everyone she can! Melanie wants to encourage physical and mental growth in a light-hearted manner so we can try to stop taking ourselves so seriously and just have some fun !



Hometown:  Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Astrological Sign: Leo
Playlist Favorites: Bebel Gilberto, Vance Joy, Van Morrison, Neil Young
Favorite Pose: Wild Thing!
Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Court Street
Guilty Pleasure: French Fries & Romantic Comedies

Yogi Goal: Creating a space where we can find stillness, feel grounded and connect with body, mind and breath. Deepening our inner connection as we flow and let go. Finding balance physically as well as mentally. Feeling  grounded, uplifted and on top of the world! 



Hometown: Cliffwood Beach, NJ by way of NY. 732 for life!

Astro Sign: Libra 

Playlist Faves: Bjork, Jamiroquai, Massive Attack, Barrington Levy... I’m fun!

Favorite Pose: Gomukhasana

Jersey City Restaurant Pick: Cellar 335, Roman Nose, Frankie!

Guilty Pleasure: Beach, Skincare, Skittles. In that order


Yogi Goal: I teach yoga to spark joy and create alchemy within the system. These tools and techniques have been passed down to me and have truly transformed my personal landscape. By shifting your perspective with the practice through consistency and authenticity can one truly cultivate room for higher vibration & abundance!



Hometown: Hoboken, NJ
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Playlist Favorites: DJ Drez, LUCHS, Maggie Rogers
Favorite Pose: Pigeon
Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Otto Strada
Guilty Pleasure: Romantic Comedies

Yogi Goal: Nicola believes yoga is for everyone and she loves sharing the benefits of this incredible practice. She guides her students through creative, fluid movement that offers a balance between strength and ease, and connects mind, body and spirit. Nicola aspires to create an inviting space for everyone that is both challenging and fun. In addition to Vinyasa, Nicola has also completed advanced teacher training in prenatal yoga.



Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ

Astrological Sign: Scorpio

Playlist Favorites: Matt Kearney, Bon Iver, James Taylor and many more

Favorite Pose: Anything in the backbend family

Restaurant Pick: Frankie’s, Antique Bakery, Razza

Guilty Pleasure: Dancing to anything, Nachos, and Dateline


Yogi Goal: Kate's core belief is that living a balanced and love-filled life can and should be fun. Her teachings are strongly influenced by the world and people around her.  She infuses traditional yoga teachings with examples of her own struggles and successes to inspire change - helping her students achieve light-hearted grace, both on and off the mat. 



Hometown:  Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh, India

Astrological Sign: Leo

Playlist Favorites: Ancient chants and mantras

Favorite Pose: Mayur Asana

ersey City Restaurant Pick: Mantra

Guilty Pleasure: Cheesecakes


Yogi Goal: Enjoying inspiring others to discover well-being, peace, perfection and auspiciousness within themselves.



Hometown:  Byram, NJ 
Astrological Sign: Libra
Playlist Favorites: Odesza, Jack Johnson, Dirty Heads 
Favorite Pose: Kapotasana
Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Illuzion 
Guilty Pleasure: Frozen yogurt with all of the chocolate toppings

Yogi Goal: Jaina is committed to sharing the practice of yoga and loves to flow with the breath. Her mindfully designed vinyasa style classes create ease and flexibility, allowing you to reconnect to your breath and yourself. 



Hometown: North Bergen, NJ 
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Playlist Favorites: The Doors, Jimi Hendrix
Favorite Pose: Supta Virasana
Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Trattoria Soporito
Guilty Pleasure:  Ice cream

Yogi Goal: Patrick, our resident sound bath instrumentalist, uses tibetan bowls, tuning forks, drums, and bells to produce sounds and music that allow you to dive deeper into meditation and find balance between mind and body. 


Hometown: Pennington, NJ
Astrological Sign: Aries
Playlist Favorites: Tycho, Liquid Bloom, Grimes
Favorite Pose: Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon)
Jersey City Restaurant Pick: Razza

Guilty Pleasure: dark chocolate and pastries

Yogi Goal: Lauren's goal is to continue on a journey of healing herself and others through the practice of yoga. She believes that when we are more integrated in body, mind and spirit we are more able to express and share our luminous nature.



Hometown: Sea Girt, NJ
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Playlist Favorites: Talos, Haux, Wild Rivers
Favorite Pose: Pigeon or Plough Pose
Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Grand Vin
Guilty Pleasure: Chai Tea Lattes


Yogi Goal: Kelly aspires to create a caring, challenging, and open space for all students. Kelly’s passion for the connection of breath to movement and focus on alignment is evident throughout her sequences. She encourages the use of breath work to tap into the here and now as well as to calm the mind, both on and off your mat.



Hometown:  Montvale, NJ

Astrological Sign: Gemini 

Playlist Favorites: I can’t pick one! 

Favorite Pose: Supta Baddha Konasana 

Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Grand Vin

Guilty Pleasure: Charcuterie board

Meditation Goal: Julianne De Pol hopes that  each of her students discover the calming balance between the breathe, body and the mind, in both a studio setting and out in life. Through this practice of self reflection and stillness, I hope my students leave feeling a little lighter. The best part is you get to take this blissful feeling with you! 



Hometown: Randolph, NJ
Astrological Sign: Gemini (in Indian astrology!)
Playlist Favorites:  AK, Edamame, Phaeleh
Favorite Pose:  Ashtavakrasana (Eight Angle Pose)

Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Simply Chai
Guilty Pleasure: Funny Yoga Memes


Yoga Goal: Formerly a hard-nosed businessman, the practices of yoga have opened Vikram's heart and awakened a passionate desire to serve by sharing these transformational tools with others.



Hometown:  Gloucester County, Virginia
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Playlist Favorites: Classic Rock, 80's pop, and lesbian anthems from the 90's
Favorite Pose: Adho Mukha Vrksasana (aka: handstand!)
Jersey City Restaurant Pick: Subia, on Jersey Ave. Bonus points for the 90's vibe the Papyrus font on their storefront. I actually heard the some "MMM-bop" there yesterday.
Guilty Pleasure: I'm 40. I don't feel guilty about pleasure anymore. When I'm not teaching at ASP, my favorite thing to do in Jersey City is run in Liberty State Park with my rambunctious dog and my rambunctious partner.

Yogi Goal: I think our bodies can be metaphors for the kind of world we want to create: one rooted in justice and universal liberation. And handstands. Or child's pose. Your choice!

Hometown: Hokkaido, Japan

Astrological Sign: Virgo

Playlist Favorites: Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Queen

Favorite Pose: Ardha Chandrasana Chapasana(Sugarcane pose)

Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Karma Kafe, Grand Vin

Guilty Pleasure: Tiramisu

Yogi Goal: Shoko offers an inspiring and powerful combination of asana, breath, and meditation that leaves students uplifted and empowered. Her focus is to provoke and elevate all students to discover new realms of energy and inspire them to experience the joy of breaking through their barriers in their own practice and life.


Hometown: Hokkaido, Japan

Astrological Sign: Virgo

Playlist Favorites: Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Queen

Favorite Pose: Ardha Chandrasana Chapasana(Sugarcane pose)

Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Karma Kafe, Grand Vin

Guilty Pleasure: Tiramisu

Yogi Goal: Shoko offers an inspiring and powerful combination of asana, breath, and meditation that leaves students uplifted and empowered. Her focus is to provoke and elevate all students to discover new realms of energy and inspire them to experience the joy of breaking through their barriers in their own practice and life.





Hometown: Newtown, CT

Astrological Sign: Pisces

Playlist Favorites: Father John Misty, Arctic Monkeys, Walter Parks and Brian Crain

Favorite Pose: Ardha chandrasana (Half moon)

Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Panello

Guilty Pleasure: Paperback mysteries and rummaging through the Anthropologie sale rack 


Yogi Goal: Kaelyn focuses on creating energetic, joyful flows for yogis at all levels. She decided to make her dream of becoming a yoga teacher a reality while on maternity leave after the birth of her first child and loves supporting new moms through movement and breath. She believes that making time on the mat to turn off your phone, tune into your body and let go of your worries is what yoga should be all about. 

Hometown:  New Haven, CT 
Astrological Sign: Scorpio 
Playlist Favorites: Led Zeppelin, Bruno Mars, Stevie Nicks 
Favorite Pose:Setu Bandha Sarvangasana 

Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Choc-o-Pain 
Guilty Pleasure: reality tv + coconut ice cream

Meditation Goal: Ricki Jean invites students into connection and communion to the deeper self, to the well of healing energy we each possess. She hopes her students leave class with an experience of feeling supported, and awakened to harmony and balance that they can then lean into in their daily life outside of class time. 


Hometown: Westfield, MA
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Playlist Favorites: Any acoustic pop song, anything from Vance Joy
Favorite Pose: Ardha Chandrasana, Half Moon

Hoboken Restaurant Pick: Saku
Guilty Pleasure: Watching the Bachelor/Bachelorette/Bachelor in Paradise 



Yoga Goal: Balance - not just physically, but being able to take a lesson of balancing action and release on and off the mat.



Astrological Sign: Cancer
Playlist Favorites: Depends on the day!
Favorite Pose: Restorative Supta Baddha Konasana
Restaurant Pick: Porta
Guilty Pleasure: Chocolate croissants and binge-watching Hollywood Medium


Yogi Goal: Melissa aims to create a space where you can still the mind and simply be. She believes in the power of meditative yoga practices, as they allow you to turn inward, relax, release, and connect with your true essence. Prepare to leave class fully rejuvenated in a place of quiet bliss.



Hometown: Sartell, Minnesota
Astrological Sign: Pisces 
Playlist Favorites: Imagine Dragons, Prince and ODESZA 
Favorite Pose: Ardha Chandrasana and Pigeon
Jersey City Restaurant Pick: White Star, Talde and Lo-Fi
Guilty Pleasure: My deep, undying love for Hanson and crappy reality TV (Jersey Shore reboot anyone?). 

Yogi Goal: To make people feel good both in their bodies and their minds. Not only is yoga an incredible physical challenge, but one of the best benefits has been to erase anxiety and self-doubt through the practice. To be able to share this positive experience with others and be part of a collective community is the greatest achievement of all. 



Hometown: Schnecksville, PA

Astrological Sign: Taurus

Playlist Favorites: Kaki King, The Shins, Tame Impala

Favorite Pose: Purvottanasana (Reverse Plank)

Local Restaurant Pick: Evenly split between Broa and Wurstbar

Guilty Pleasure: Adding to my record collection, leather jackets, and cult documentaries

Yogi Goal: To never arrive but always be in the pursuit of knowledge and experiences.

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