Divine Yoga Teachers
Arlene Lucas (Sarabjot Kaur)
Arlene Lucas, the founder of Divine Yoga, 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 as taught by Yogi Bhajan with Dyal Singh Khalsa and received certification at the Aquarian Teacher Training Center in Crestone, Colorado. After raising her three sons, directing and teaching for 11 years in Rockville Centre Arlene now resides in her summer home in Sag Harbor where she teaches in her home studio, local studios and in private residences.
Laura Williams (Hari Arti)
Laura Williams (spiritual name, Hari Arti) received her teaching certification from Kundalini Yoga East in Manhattan. She comes to teaching yoga after a fulfilling career as a newspaper reporter. "Kundalini Yoga is the ultimate multi-tasker's practice," Laura says. "In just one class, you get to work on the total you -- body, mind and spirit. Kundalini even works on the glands!" Laura has practiced and enjoyed many types of yoga, but was drawn to Kundalini because of the deep exhilaration she often felt during and after class. And she became a teacher because she wanted to share that with others. She also likes Kundalini's focus on meditation and mantra. Laura lives on Long Island with her husband and children.
Marianne Bochilo is a Bhakti yogini. Along with holding her RYT 200 Certification with Yoga Alliance, she holds Certifications in Yoga for Breast Cancer survivors from OM Yoga and Therapeutic Yoga through the Integral Yoga Institute. Her training continues toward completion of a 500 hr certificate and a specialty in Thai Yoga Massage. A mother of three who earned her BBA from Hofstra University in 1990. Marianne is also a former ACE certified Fitness instructor. As a member of the St. Agnes Cathedral Adult Choir Chorale; Marianne holds an affinity for chanting Sutra and her classes center on opening the heart to bring peace and balance.
Kuldip Singh Khalsa
Kuldip Singh Khalsa LMT, NMT has been practicing, demonstrating and teaching TAIYO Therapeutic Bodywork, Kundalini Yoga & Reiki in the United States and Europe for Fifteen years. He has a private practice in Long Island, NY and Helsinki, Finland.
Ellen White, CYKT, YKT, By combining her love of yoga with her love for children, Ellen has found the perfect fit as a YogaKids Teacher. Ellen received her certification from Marsha Wenig founder of YogaKids after completing a 310 hour certification program which is often considered the equivalent to a “Masters in Yoga for Kids”. She has received additional training to become a YogaKids Trainer, or YKT, and now facilitates workshops and trainings for teachers, parents, educators, and health professionals. Ellen uses her creativity and sense of humor to create fun interactive classes based on the YogaKids way. Ellen has worked for years in the community with the local children’s lacrosse club and founded “The Backyard Players” a children’s drama program.