Satya Yoga & Pilates Studio Long Island, NY

Yoga Teacher Training Classes - 1.800.883.8616

Studio Phone Number - 631.828.5996

Yoga Teacher Training

(2018) Jan 6th-13th 200 Hour Part 1

(2018) March 10th-17th Part 2

300 hr upcoming dates:

November: 10th, 11th & 12th

January: 26th, 27th & 28th

February: 23rd, 24th & 25th

March: 30th, 31st & April 1st

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Yoga University-East Coast

Our Long Island studio has expanded! New address: 39 Route 25A Mount Sinai, NY 11766. Looking forward to expanding our class schedule, adding teachers, new events, workshops, teacher trainings [...]

Yoga University East Coast: Call today to register or for information on becoming a certified yoga instructor [...]

Going upside down makes you stronger and more flexible. Plus it changes your perspective. Use this sequence to build your Forearm Balance and watch your body and mind transform [...]

Each of the following topics will be covered in our Long Island yoga teacher training & certification sessions: Transitioning to a full-time or part-time yoga teacher personally, professionally, and financially. Writing a course syllabus. Structured yoga class levels: beginner through advanced vs. open level yoga classes [...]

Restore Energy with Baddha Konasana: Sometimes when you’re tired, the best medicine is a restorative, rather than an active, yoga practice. Almost nothing feels as good as relaxing into the floor after a stressful day. If you’re in need of a little renewal, take a break with this restorative version of Baddha Konasana [...]

Restorative Yoga: an Iyengar based form of yoga that uses props to support, assist with alignment, and foster deep relaxation. Melt away stress and tension with a deep sense of peace and relaxation. Bring a friend (or a few) and join us to unwind and restore [...]

Find Balance with Warrior III [...]

Reformer Pilates Exercises: Elephant and Inverted V [...]

Reformer Pilates Exercises: Bridging [...]

Reformer Pilates Exercises: Supine Arms and Supine Hundred [...]

NEW CLASS: Mixed Level Vinyasa [...]

Melissa Boyd

Melissa practiced the principles and postures of yoga at a very young age, but received her first certification from The Yoga Institute 11 years ago. She was given the opportunity to train with Judith Lasater Phd. and Dr. Roger Cole 8 years ago and became a Relax and Renew trainer (Restorative Yoga) under their tutelage. She believed so strongly in the Yoga Institute she has completed her 500 E-RYT in order to become a branch of the Yoga Institute called The Yoga Institute East Coast. She has already offered 200 hour teacher trainings and looks forward to doing 5 a year.

Melissa Boyd

Being certified in Restorative Yoga gives Melissa a unique perspective in helping people recover from injuries as well as work with people from all fitness levels. Teaching Restorative yoga has also enabled her to work with pre-natal and post pregnancy students. In addition to Vinyasa and Restorative Yoga, Melissa also teaches Fertility Yoga, Kids Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Chair Yoga, and Stroga (partner based yoga incorporating strength training and yoga).

In Yoga for Fertility Melissa has found great success working with women that are combating infertility by combining Yoga philosophy to combat stress, and with poses that balance female hormones. She has used her expertise at East Coast Body and Mind which is located at East Coast Fertility. Currently, she gives private lessons and will is the referring Yoga Instructor for Long Island IVF.

To enhance her ability to help people with their injuries as well as their fitness goals, Melissa became certified in Polestar Pilates Allegro PF- A4, 6 years ago. The principles of Pilates and core stability add to her knowledge of rehabilitation of the body. She has also completed the Polestar Studio certification in all of the equipment.

Melissa has been a student of Dance for 26 years, and a teacher of dance for 13 years. In this time she has studied many different types of dance including Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Ballroom, and Belly Dancing. She has offered classes and workshops at many different establishments throughout the course of her teaching. Currently Melissa has weekly classes in Belly Dancing, and workshops in all dance, as well as private lessons.

Currently, Melissa is enjoying every moment of being Director and Owner of Satya Yoga and Pilates Studio. The Studio also includes nutrition seminars, massage therapy on-site, and various other workshops.