June 21, 2022 at The Meadow Club
10am - 3pm EST
Be a part of history and come join us for the
International Day of Yoga
as declared by the United Nations to help promote World Peace.
Come celebrate this valiant initiative with The Meadow Club offering a breadth of activities for everyone!
Participate in meditation, pranayama, chair yoga, beginner/intermediate/advanced yoga.
Bring your family and friends, visit our vendors and enjoy our offerings of vegetarian fare for purchase ($30).
The Meadow Club
1147 ROUTE 112 PORT JEFFERSON STATION, NY 11776
Our Honored Guests
Councilmember Jonathan Kornreich was first elected to the Brookhaven Town Council in March 2021. He is a long-time civic and community leader in Three Village, where he served on the Three Village Board of Education for over 13 years and has led the Three Village Civic Association since 2010.
During his service to Three Village, he worked to improve educational outcomes for students while remaining relentlessly focused on stretching each taxpayer dollar through efficiencies and strong oversight.
Kara Hahn, MSSP, Born in Port Jefferson and raised in Stony Brook, Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn has been a community advocate for more than two decades, and for more than ten years as a local elected official fighting for Long Island’s working families and protecting our unique Long Island way of life. Kara’s parents, a public school teacher and a volunteer firefighter, inspired Kara’s dedication to service at an early age.
Alan Inkles has been the Director of the Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University for the past thirty years and the Founder/ Director of The Stony Brook Film Festival for the past twenty seven years.
Prior to serving as the Director, Alan served in various capacities at Staller including Acting Director, Managing Director, Associate Director of Programming and Director of Operations.
David Calone is the CEO of Jove Equity Partners, LLC, an investment firm that focuses on helping start and build technology companies located throughout the United States. He is the co-founder and former Board Chair of Bridgehealth Medical, a technology-enabled health care company which focused on improving care and cost for consumers and which was recognized four times by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the country. He is a co-inventor on 19 U.S. patents relating to internet data aggregation and to health care data and consumer choice.
Mr. Calone served as founding National Board Chair for Patriot Boot Camp, a not for profit that helps veterans and active duty service members from around the country start businesses. In 2022, he engineered the merger of PBC into DAV (Disabled American Veterans) where he is now Co-Chair of DAV’s National Veterans Entrepreneurship Council. He also helped organize the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Mr. Calone has held a number of other public and philanthropic roles on Long Island including as Chair of the Suffolk County Planning Commission where he quarterbacked the creation of Suffolk County’s first Comprehensive Plan in nearly 40 years and he spearheaded the LI Unified Solar Permitting Initiative which has since been adopted as a model for permit streamlining across New York State and for which Suffolk County was awarded a National Association of Counties’ 2012 National Achievement Award. He also served as Chair of Suffolk County’s Superstorm Sandy Review Task Force, as co-founder of Suffolk County’s “Suffolk Forward” initiative to support small business recovery in the county during the COVID-19 pandemic, and as Vice Chair of Accelerate LI (a collaborative effort of Long Island’s research institutions). He is also a Senior Advisor to Long Island Minority Millennials, an appointed member of the Long Island Manufacturing Task Force, on the Executive Board of the United Way of Long Island, on the board of the Community Development Corporation of LI, on the board of the LI Angel Network, on the Board of Autism Communities, and on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Stony Brook University College of Business.
Featured Event Speakers
Here to share with you practices to help you heal, practice Ayurveda, Meditation, Mindfulness, Reiki, Yoga & more...
Overview & FAQ
line up of Teachers
Come Learn and practice with
Marcy Guzman RN , RMT, (aka) Raj Devpriti Kaur is a registered nurse and a reiki master teacher, however, first and foremost before any of her numerous titles she is a seeker of truth and a servant to the infinity.
She is the owner and operator of The Healing Center At Port Jeff Salt Cave.Her services her spiritual practice offerings include:
- Intuitive card readings
- Akashic soul progression mentoring
- Reiki treatments
- Reiki practitioner certification classes
- Kundalini yoga classes
- Meditation classes
- Angel healings ( IET)
- EFT ( emotional freedom technique)
- Sound bath/ sound healing
- Crystal healing/ energy balancing
READ MORE about Marcy on her Holistic Teachers Page
Indu Kaur is Operations Director of the Meadow Club/ Saghar Indian fusion resto Bar at The Meadow Club and Saghar Indian fusion Resto Bar. Indu Kaur is a Holistic Practitioner through which she teaches Meditation and Yoga classes, and offers Shirodhara Therapy.
A skilled practitioner, she helps clients achieve balance between their mental and physical health. Ms. Kaur is also recognized as an International Ayurvedic Panchakarma (cleansing of the body) Practitioner.
Indu is certified to:
* Practice Reiki
* Teach Yoga
* Teach Groovy Child’s Yoga
* Ayurvedic body work and specializes in Shirodhara Treatment.
Shirodhara Therapy is a form of Ayurveda Therapy that is incredibly beneficial for your body and mind…
READ MORE about Indu on her Holistic Teachers Page
Certified Meditation, Holistic Health Instructor
& Wellbeing Coach
Jas Fugan 付言 Singh is a wellbeing coach, certified in: Mindfulness, Chopra Meditation, Health, Positive Psychology & Resilience.
Jas is passionate about sharing practices from wisdom traditions like Ayurveda for everyone to apply for our Holistic Health. He also offers transformation coaching with 12 week programs to help you focus on:
- PURPOSE: work to clarify your purpose with soul questions: “Who am I? What is my purpose?”
- INTENTION: work to set intention with questions“What do I want? What am I grateful for?”
- MEANING: work to clarify your purpose with questions: “How are my beliefs limiting my potential?”
- SHADOW: Recognize and clear internal blocks
Read More about Jas on his Holistic Teachers Page
Hatha Yoga Teacher
Patricia D’Angelo had the privilege and honor to study Yoga directly under one of the last true yoga masters, H.H. Sri Swami Buaji Maharaj.
After many years of training, she was taught the many intricacies of Yoga.
She has been teaching Hatha Yoga, in this community, for over 30 years. Sharing with those who care to learn the beauty and wonders of Yoga.
To her, Yoga is beyond the twisting and balancing poses. It is a complete lifestyle, in which you merge a healthy body with a peaceful mind.
Health and Life Coach
Certified yoga instructor, hatha & vinyasa,
Studio owner since 2009
Certified meditation leader
Certified health coach and life coach
I began practicing yoga as a way to heal my body in 2006. I was very quickly inspired to pursue a career in this field. As a studio owner here on Long Island with two locations on both the north and south shores of Suffolk county. I have enjoyed sharing and offering the healing arts for over 12 years now, and look forward to many more.
Marcia is certificated to teach Chair Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging. These additional trainings support and inform goal of sharing the benefits of yoga with everyone, regardless of age or mobility.
Her mission as a yoga teacher is to inspire all students so that they may experience more strength, balance, flexibility and comfort within their bodies.
READ MORE about Marcia’s on her Yoga Teacher Page
Certified Holistic Health Coach
Jennifer is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and founder of Feeding Your Life, Inc., as well as FeedingYourLife.com, both dedicated to supporting those seeking to improve their health and overall happiness through whole food and self care. After a health crisis prompted her to seek natural healing, she left her job as a high school teacher to dedicate herself to a holistic lifestyle and turned her health around. Jennifer now instructs her clients on healthy lifestyle practices, self-care and nutrition. Her work includes hands-on cooking classes, workshops and lectures.
In 2017, Jennifer Kelly (Gian Jaspriya Kaur), was introduced to Kundalini Yoga…
READ MORE about Jennifer Kelly’s services
Gigi started her fitness and wellness journey as a teenager learning about the importance of nutrition, exercise and the subject of reflexology.
Later, she furthered her exploration practicing Pilates and incorporating essential oils into her daily life. When going through a difficult personal situation Gigi found meditation, and with the help of a dear friend her introduction to Yoga.
Starting first as a student, Gigi’s love of Yoga blossomed and she decided to obtain her teaching certification so she could share the benefits with others.
In May 2017 she received her 200YTT certification and then proceeded to obtain additional certifications in Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga, Children’s Yoga and Wheel Yoga. Gigi continues to expand her yoga education and graduated with her 300 YTT certification in August 2019.
She believes in Yoga’s many benefits and she continues to receive its many blessings, which she loves passing onto others.
International Yoga Champion
Courtney Mace, is a PRYT Yoga Therapist, Hot certified Hatha Yoga teacher, JM Vinyasa and Phoenix Rising Therapeutic Yoga instructor, living and practicing in NYC.
Motivated towards self realization and personal healing, Courtney has explored many paths and modalities in her search for growth and understanding.
Fascinated by the body’s intelligence and bridge to well-being, she came to Yoga as a teenager. As her own practice deepened, so did her curiosity as to why it was an effective space for change. This led her to Yoga Therapy. For Courtney, supporting people in their self discovery is paramount. She believes that your well-being impacts the world.
For more visit courtneymaceyoga.com or connect via IG @Human_Potential_movement
What Kerriann loves most about being a yoga instructor is the long lasting connections with her students
Christine has been practicing Hot Yoga (26&2 series) for over 20 years. Running marathons and half marathons caused her many injuries, which brought her to the mat to heal. The practice became a constant tool to overcome grief, trauma, and injury. The transformations of the practice; healing her injuries and increasing her mental clarity, allowed her to make the transition from practicing for her healing to having the desire to share this yoga with the masses.
Christine decided to attend teacher training. Upon completion of training, she began to teach in several studios on Long Island, New York and in Mountain View, California. In addition to teaching, Christine started to take advanced class, also known as the 84 series, which led her into the world of competitive yoga.
For her, participating in competition advances yoga as a sport and provides the opportunity to further her practice. Ms. Brasch has competed at the regional and national levels.
Christine was able to travel and take workshops, retreats, trainings with national and international world renowned yoga teachers. Christine continues to share her insight and expand her practice and knowledge of yoga.
She currently teaches at Hot Yoga Works Bayport/Setauket on Long Island, NY and trains with her mentor Cynthia Wehr. Christine shows up on the mat daily to be challenged and balanced in mind, body, and spirit.
Yoga Educator, Pilates Instructor,
Melissa is a yoga instructor and educator since 2001, and Dance teacher since 1995, and Pilates Instructor since 2004.
She is Director of Yoga University-East Coast Yoga Teacher Training School and Director of Satya Yoga and Pilates Wellness Studio. She is also a master meditation teacher and specializes in Yoga for fertility, pre-natal yoga, chair yoga, and restorative yoga.
Her classes bring a mindfulness that includes attention to detail, injury prevention, anatomy knowledge and philosophy.
READ MORE about Melissa’s site and Social Links
Our Amazing Practitioners & Energy workers
Sharmila Nigam, having elevated intuition, is an active and certified Reiki Practitioner. Sharmila continues to study, learn, practice and is looking to pursue her Reiki Mastery certification. She is the CEO/Founder of One Love Generation, a wellness human connection business, where she creates events to support awareness of different causes along with promoting self care with natural products using essential oils infusing them with Reiki energy.
Sharmila raises her 2 children and excels as a Senior Customer Success Manager for LexisNexis Global Nexis Solutions. An advocate for Inclusion and Diversity, as a Senior Member of the gNS I&D Council, CFO of Women’s Connected employee resource group, a Psychological Safety Facilitator, inducted to the Marquis Who’s Who biographical volume 2021 and a recipient of the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County Outstanding Volunteer Award 2022.
Sharmila deeply cares and ensures that humans are heard and given the best support to utilize the services that she provides.
Marianne H. Hennigar
Marianne H. Hennigar CMT is a pain management specialist and wellness coach. Through guided focus techniques clients find relief from body pain, anxiety, stress, depression, relational difficulties, trauma, self doubt and ruminative thinking. Marianne has been a hands-on healer since 1994.
Trained as a clinical sports massage therapist she blends the cutting edge modalities of Somatic Experiencing and Brainspotting along with her knowledge in physiology to bring lasting relief and well being to people of all walks of life.
Ayurvedic Practitioner & Birthworker
Shweta Parmar’s mission to heal from polycystic kidney disease and her endless search for her True Self is driven by her reverence and love for Mother Nature, Ayurveda, Yoga and Universal Oneness. As an Ayurveda practitioner/therapist of GutsierLiving, she supports people who eat organic and healthy and still feel like crap, regain lasting energy in their day to day. She is passionate of healing the planet by healing birthing as an AyurDoula of BabyTheMama. She has served as Programs Director at Edgar Cayce’s Association of Enlightenment NYC, and Ayurveda Center of Balance NYC.
READ MORE about Shweta’s site and Social Links
Holistic Wellness Coach
Crystal Staley-Phillips is devoted to healing on many levels, and a firm believer that all healing stems from within.
Founder of Crystal Clear Inner Vision, Crystal is a licensed Rapid Transformational Therapy Practitioner (RTT) & Holistic Wellness Coach. RTT is a unique blend of hypnosis, NLP, CBT and other proven modalities designed to tap into the subconscious mind and identify the root cause of what is keeping a person stuck, stagnant or bound. The glorious outcome is freedom. The results are lasting and profound.
Crystal offers various packages to address a multitude of issues such as past trauma, performance anxiety, weight management, behavior modification and more.
Crystal is certified in:
- Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT)
- Nuero Linguistic Programing (NLP)
- Holistic Health & Wellness
- Life Coaching
She has also begun her journey in Reiki and will be completing Reiki II in the coming months.
Reiki Instructor, Relationship & Wellness Coach
Yvonne Secreto, R.N., is an author and lead facilitator with multiple decades of experience as a clinical nurse to a diverse patient population, with expertise in holistic medicine, psychiatry, trauma care and hospice.
Yvonne is a Certified Reiki Master, and has trained over 500 Reiki practitioners. She also provides wellness coaching and specialized healing services..
READ MORE about Yvonne’s site and Social Links