Cara Sax is a certified yoga teacher, fitness trainer and holistic health counselor. She is also the owner of Elevate Yoga Studio in Cortlandt Manor, New York. She has been in the field of health and healing for over thirty years. Her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology gives her a strong foundation and excellent understanding of the physical body when she creates her vinyasa style flow yoga classes. Cara has created a vigorous new class called YogaStrong. By combining sun salutations and asana, light weight training, squats, and other power moves, she helps her clients get strong, fit, and flexible in the least amount of time. She is certified in Yoga Trance Dance and has developed her own style of YogaDance which she often teaches at her annual yoga retreats in the Catskills. Cara is also certified in Prenatal yoga.
Katy Horowitz is a certified yoga teacher whose calm and gentle presence carries over into her vinyasa style yoga classes. Katy received her training at Yoga Culture in Danbury, CT and the Flying Buddha in Armonk, NY, where she taught for the past several years. In addition to her Vinyasa Flow training, Katy is a certified Aerial Yoga instructor. She has always been a fitness enthusiast, competing in half marathons and maintaining an overall fitness regimen. Katy brings a light hearted energy to her classes and enjoys using the Sanskrit names for the poses. While Katy has a special knack for creating a well rounded physical practice, she also has the ability to guide students into a deep meditative state that has lasting effects on the mind and body.
Lila Lolling has 20 years experience teaching yoga philosophy, asana, meditation, and spirituality around the globe. She is an international yoga teacher for 200hr and 300hr Yoga Alliance accredited schools as well as yoga therapy programs. Lila has been featured in Yoga Journal, Yoga International, ABC News, and presented at the United Nations in 2018. She is known for her joyful and light-hearted presentation style and her passion for sharing classical yoga teachings and applying them to modern life.
Andrea is an avid runner, hiker, and outdoor enthusiast. After her first yoga class, she realized the benefits of regular practice. She found that heated yoga was an excellent way to get in shape, reduce stress, and bring balance to her body and mind. Andrea soon felt a calling to become a certified yoga teacher and received her initial 200 hour yoga training from YogaFit. Andrea sees yoga as providing the balance necessary for flexibility, strength and self-care. She brings her love of yoga to her classes and encourages her students to both challenge and honor themselves.
At a very young age, Jennifer found that creative movement through dance was something that her body craved. This desire for physical activity led her to discover yoga. Through the practice, shifts in her mind, body, and relationship to spirit occurred. She experienced profound healing from physical injuries, emotional pain, and spiritual confusion. This transformation in Jennifer's life led her to become a yoga teacher. Jennifer gave up her corporate life to commit whole heartedly to sharing the gift of yoga with others. Jennifer is a RYT200, and has advanced her certifications through both Hala Khouri's & Crossover Yoga projects Trauma Informed Trainings. Jennifer teaches full time privates, classes and workshops.