Team

The Mindful Yoga team is located both locally (in our Newington, Connecticut yoga studio) and across the country (see the location of each team member on his/her individual page). We’re focused on community and sharing, and hope to meet you at the Mindful Yoga Center or a training soon.

Mindful Yoga Therapy Management Team

Our leadership is comprised of dedicated individuals with expertise in a variety of areas, from yoga to the military to corporate management. Together we work to bring Mindful Yoga Therapy to as many teachers and veterans as possible. Learn more about our team members by clicking their photos.
Suzanne Manafort

Suzanne Manafort Founder and Director

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Karen Miscall Bannon Director of Program Development

Ann Richardson Stevens

Ann Richardson Stevens Director of Program Development

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Anthony Scaletta Outreach Coordinator for Veterans

Chris Eder

Chris Eder Director of Communications

Bacilio Cortes

Bacilio Cortes Chief Operations Officer

Mindful Yoga Therapy Faculty

When you attend a Mindful Yoga Therapy teacher training or a yoga for veterans class, you’ll meet one or more of our faculty members. Each of us looks forward to working with you.
Robin Gilmartin

Robin Gilmartin

Amy Lawson

Amy Lawson

Paul

Paul

Eric Ramm

Eric Ramm • In Memory

Mindful Yoga Therapy Ambassadors

Dui Mora Turner

Dui Mora Turner

Pamela Stokes Eggleston

Pamela Stokes Eggleston

Mindful Yoga Therapy Advisors

Our advisors work with our executive group on the strategy for bringing Mindful Yoga Therapy into the world. Please meet these motivated individuals.
Patty Townsend

Patty Townsend

Beryl Bender Birch

Beryl Bender Birch

Rob Schware

Rob Schware

Rolf Gates

Rolf Gates

Mindful Yoga Therapy 100 Hour Graduates

Congratulations to all the certified graduates of our 100 hour Mindful Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Program.
MYT 100 Hour Graduating Class 1

2014 Graduates

Mindful Yoga Therapy November 2105 100 Hour Graduates

2015 Graduates

 

Mindful Yoga Center Newington Team

Meet the team in our Newington training center. Located in Newington, CT, Mindful Yoga Center is our home base, where you can find yoga classes, events and workshops as well as teacher training.
Suzanne Manafort

Suzanne Manafort Founder and Director

Alicia Wright teaches yoga at Mindful Yoga Center in Newington CT

Alicia Wright

Amy Lawson teaches yoga and Mindful Yoga Therapy at Mindful Yoga Center in Newington CT

Amy Lawson

Bev Duda teaches in our 200 hour teacher training at Mindful Yoga Center in Newington CT

Bev Duda

Francesca Knerr teaches yoga at Mindful Yoga Center in Newington CT

Francesca Lefante Knerr

Jen Hever teaches yoga at Mindful Yoga Center in Newington CT

Jen Hever

 
Michael Riley, USAF Veteran and resident of Bloomfield CT.

Michael Riley

 
Patty Townsend

Patty Townsend

Randolph Osgood teaches yoga at Mindful Yoga Center in Newington CT

Randolph Osgood

Sean Mahoney teaches yoga at Mindful Yoga Center in Newington CT

Sean Mahoney

Theresa Claffey is the Assistant Manager at Mindful Yoga Center in Newington CT

Theresa Claffey

Theresa Sheremeta teaches yoga at Mindful Yoga Center in Newington CT

Theresa Sheremeta

Tony Enright teaches yoga at Mindful Yoga Center in Newington CT

Tony Enright

Give Back Yoga Foundation

Give Back Yoga Foundation supports Mindful Yoga Therapy The Give Back Yoga Foundation is the fiscal sponsor of Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans. Yoga for Veterans is just one of many projects supported by the Foundation. We extend our deepest gratitude to Give Back Yoga, and look forward to continuing to work together.