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Nancy Doherty is a certified, registered Yoga Therapist, Yoga, Prenatal Yoga and Pilates instructor and personal trainer. Sessions, classes and workshops are held in her studio, client's workplaces or homes.

She uses yoga therapy for healing and prevention of illness and as adjunct therapy to medical therapies, for example, dealing with side effects of cancer treatment. Her areas of specialty in yoga therapy are anxiety and depression, asthma, diabetes, yoga for fertility and conception and yoga for menopause.

In addition, she provides individual and group classes in yoga and Pilates, helping her clients gain flexibility, conditioning and physical training.

She has taught classes in the New York tri-state area, Mexico and Jamaica. Some of the classes she offers are hatha yoga, kundalini yoga, yoga for fertility and conception, pre-natal yoga, post partum yoga and fitness, Mommy (or Daddy) and Me, Mat Pilates, Combo fitness, meditation instruction, personal training, and programs for weight loss and athletes.

Her speciality is designing individualized programs for her clients, based on each client's needs, goals and physical condition.

She is a registered member of the Yoga Alliance, the national yoga certification organization as an E-RYT200 (experienced yoga teacher with over 200 hours of training and over 1,000 teaching hours), RYT500 (yoga teacher with over 500 hours of training) and RPYT (certified prenatal yoga teacher), member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and the PhysicalMind Institute. She is a certified Pilates Master Practitioner and a certified Personal Trainer (ACFE, NOCA).  Nancy has studied with Maetreyii Nolan, Ph.D., Gloria Tucker, M.D., Sarasvati Buhrman, Ph.D., Jnani Chapman, R.N., and Sarita Shrestha, M.D. and others in the field of yoga therapy.

She is a member of the Rockland Business Association, a former President and member of the Rockland County Business Networking International and has been a member and former Director of the Rockland Business Women's Network for over a decade.

Nancy was the Stress Specialist and the Meditation Expert for the website, voted Best of the Web by She also developed and managed, teaching meditation teleclasses nationally and in the U.K.


Alyssa Dreyfus, certified yoga teacher through Jill Satterfield’s School of Vajra Yoga and Meditation and the School of Compassionate Action teaches Hatha Yoga, Meditation and Mommy and Baby classes at Lakeside, both group and private classes. Alyssa's classes, suitable for beginners and intermediates, are about sharing the many benefits of yoga with others and helping clients develop their mind-body connection.

Alyssa, certified in Back Care Basics through Yoga Union for Back Care in New York City works with clients with scoliosis and other back issues, helping them to gain more balance and alignment in their muscular and skeletal systems.

Alyssa continues to study and walk down this path with the help of her family, friends, teachers and fellow students.

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