Teachers

Teaching Yoga is an honor and a privilege.  Our teachers practice many different styles of yoga but our intention is always the same, to serve our students.


Cindy Agro, Owner

Show Up, Stay Balanced, No Drama & Make a Commitment.

This is what a 15 + Year Yoga Practice has taught Cindy and what she teaches her students.  Her love of movement & music makes her classes flow smoothly.  And her wide variety of trainings and yoga experience keep her classes fresh and interesting.

  • 75 Hour Kula Teacher Training with Schuyler Grant
  • 100 Hour Vinyasa Teacher Training with Shiva Rea
  • 200 Hour Yogaspirits Teacher Training with Kim Valeri
  • As well as Restorative/Judith Lasater, Thai Body Massage/Jonas Westring and Yin Yoga/Josh Summers

Lots of workshops and classes over the years:  Ana Forrest, Baron Baptiste, Dana Flynn, Antigravity and Acroyoga.  Lately:  Elena Brower, and Katonah Yoga, Nevine Michaan & Abbie Galvin.

Interesting Fact:  Cindy loves to create, fabric, gardens, yoga sequences:)

 


Melissa Andersen,

Melissa is our new mom.  She brings her exuberance for life into her awesome vinyasa classes.  Love to listen to her voice as she cues the poses.

  • 200 hour Teacher Training at The Yoga Room, Astoria, NY
  • Many styles of interest, Jivamukti, Kripalu, Iyengar

Fun Fact:  Melissa had pursued an acting career for 9 years, film and theater

 


Kristen Coyle,

Many years and practices after taking her first yoga class in college, Kristen found her way to Ganga Flow Yoga and quickly realized that the “little studio” was to be her perfect yoga home.  Since completing a teacher training at the studio in 2013, she has been bringing her students fun, well-sequenced classes, incorporating modifications for all levels of practice (as well as hot rocks in Savasana on request).

  • 200 hour Vinyasa Teacher Training, Ganga Flow Yoga
  • Workshops/Intensives including Lotus Palm Thai Yoga, Baptiste Yoga with Paige Elenson, Elena Brower
  • Personal practice/experience includes Yin, Restorative and Bikram
  • 20 years experience Emergency Nursing

Off the mat fun:  In addition to enjoying cooking, gardening and backyard chicken keeping, Kristen loves taking part in any adventure her son Rowan dreams up.

 


Ashley Feehan,

Ashley holds a doctorate in physical therapy from Northwestern University and is currently a practicing physical therapist, so expect great alignment cues and hands on assists to promote body awareness in her classes.  She teaches an exciting, fun and challenging vinyasa practice, so be ready to sweat!

  • 200 hour RYT at Fresh Yoga in New Haven, CT with Heidi Sormaz

 

Off the mat fun:  Ashley has a blog entitled “PracticallyFit” geared toward leading a practical healthy lifestyle.  She chronicles her journeys around fitness and health in a fun and not so serious tone.  In spite of her interests, Ashley loves kicking back to enjoy a great craft beer with her husband.  Their family includes a baby boy and 2 dogs!

 

 


Megan Gagliardi,

Megan has a deeply-rooted love and passion for yoga, believing that it has the ability to transform a person from within.  Her classes are a weave of strong flows and sequences, fun, yet introspective music, and wisdom from her own day-to-day life.

  • 200 Hour YTT Fresh Yoga, New Haven, CT
  • Register Nurse, specializing in cardiology and pediatrics.

Fun Fact:  Spanish & English bilingual.  Que venga a yoga!

 

 


Michelle Marinaccio,

Michelle loves to empower her students through Yoga & Pilates.  Her goal is to create a playful, safe practice where students can explore, and build deep core strength both on and off her mat.  Michelle will motivate you every step of the way while working your mind and body from head to toe.

  • 200 hour RYT – Fresh Yoga, New Haven CT. 
  • Other training – STOTT Pilates, 95 hour STOTT Pilates Mat work
  • Practicing – 5 years,  Teaching – 5 years

Fun Fact:  Michelle loves paddle boarding

 

 


Jessica Massari,

Jessica takes a lighthearted approach to both her practice and her teachings.  She creates a space for you to follow your breath, challenge your edge and simply have fun! 

  • 200 RYY:  Raffa Yoga, Cranston, RI
  • Continuing Education:  Yin Yoga Training w/Joe Barnett
  • Practicing 8 years, Teaching 4

Interesting Fact:  She loves designing and redesigning her home and she makes a mean risotto!