Yoga Haven

Jill Ganassi

Jill has been studying yoga since 1996 and teaching since 1998. She is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor at the Intermediate Junior II Level and a Certified Yoga Therapist by IYAT. She is dedicated to practicing and teaching yoga in the method and tradition of B.K.S. Iyengar. Jill is also a NY State Licensed Master Social Worker and is certified in Ericksonian hypnosis. She runs “The Lake House”, which is a small, peaceful center for stress management, hypnosis, and Iyengar Yoga.
Jill loves being a part of the Yoga Haven community and as well as teaching classes and workshops here, she also enjoys leading the history and philosophy portion of the Yoga Haven Teacher Training program. In her work with people as a stress management counselor she combines focused psycho-educational dialogue with hypnosis, yoga, meditation, and body centered awareness, according to the needs of the individual. She believes in the message of the great sage Patanjali, – Future Suffering is Avoidable.