About Divine Yoga
Arlene Lucas, the founder of Divine Yoga, a program originally located in Rockville Centre, NY began teaching in 2000. She is registered with the Yoga Alliance (RYT 500) and IKYTA (International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association). Her certifications include ISHTA (Integrated System of Hatha, Tantric and Ayurveda) under the direction of Alan Finger, the founder of YogaZone. She has certification in Vinyasa Flow with Shiva Rae and private training in Kundalini Yoga and meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan with Dyal Singh Khalsa and received certification at the Aquarian Teacher Training Center in Crestone, Colorado. Arlene led a full schedule of classes for 11 years in Rockville Centre. Currently, Arlene is settling in her new community in Sag Harbor, and she is offering a sampling of classes, workshops and retreats. Arlene is also a certified Kundalini Yoga and meditation Super Health instructor and is qualified in techniques specifically designed to treat drug and alcohol addiction. Arlene is regularly devoted to teaching substance abusers at the Phoenix House Drug Rehabilitation in-patient facility.
Arlene is dedicated to teaching Kundalini Yoga and meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan and Hatha Yoga with a strong emphasis on spirituality. Arlene assists students in a the exploration of postures, breathing and relaxation so students reach new heights of human potential. Her teaching builds the foundation on which an important 'life 'practice can be built. The classes are energetic, the techniques are simple to understand, easy to learn and are not intimidating.
Kundalini Yoga and meditation classes are Arlene's central focus and are highly recommended for all levels of students. Kundalini Yoga, the yoga of awareness, is more than just a system of exercise, the technology of Kundalini Yoga and meditation aims to enhance your relationship with your spirit, the eternal essence of who you are. It is universal and nondenominational and no matter what religious path a person follows, Kundalini yoga and meditation helps you experience personal beliefs in a deeper, more meaningful manner. The classes teach the art of relaxation, self-healing and elevation where the body develops balance, glandular and nervous systems are stimulated, and the mind experiences clarity as you see the beauty of your soul.
Arlene hosts special events including Sag Harbor retreats, workshops, guest teachers and healers. All activities are aimed at creating a strong community and fostering healthy lifestyles, which are the nature of yogic culture.
Arlene's style of teaching, known as Divine Yoga has become a sacred practice of yoga for many. Over the years a significant amount of Divine Yoga students have become certified teachers. Both teachers and long-time devoted students have enjoyed a rich Divine Yoga experience. Arlene possesses a passion for spreading the teachings far and wide across Long Island and is happily following her calling.